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    Schofield Sweeney corporate team see a dramatic increase in deal activity

    108% increase in transaction activity 163% increase in deal value Yorkshire-based law firm Schofield Sweeney continued to see an increase in deal activity in 2018. The corporate team advised on over 70 transactions worth over £270m, including acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures and forms of equity finance both nationally and internationally. Adrian Ballam, Corporate Partner commented […]

    New family law partner for Harrowells

    A new partner, Amy Foweather, (pictured) has been appointed to the Family Law Department of North and East Yorkshire law firm, Harrowells. Joining from a national family law practice, where she was also a partner, Amy Foweather will, like other members of Harrowells Family Law Team, advise clients across the practice’s six-office network, including the York […]

    Pocklington School’s new Headmaster challenges pupils to think big

    Pocklington School’s new Headmaster, Toby Seth, has laid out his vision for taking the School forward – and thanked staff and pupils for their warm welcome. Mr Seth took over the reins on January 1st and said the first week of the new term had been notable for the atmosphere of positivity throughout the School. He […]

    New funding available to develop Yorkshire’s bioeconomy

    The University of York has been awarded £1.5m to support the growth of Yorkshire businesses that deliver innovative products, processes or services related to renewable, biological resources. The funding has been awarded to the Biorenewables Development Centre (BDC), a University of York subsidiary, from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The BDC is now able […]

    Yorkshire firms advise on sale of vendor management software provider 247 Time to Allocate

    Two Yorkshire firms have advised the shareholders of 247 Time, a leading cloud-based supplier of contingent healthcare workforce software, on its sale to Allocate Software. A team led by James Fawcett, corporate partner at Yorkshire law firm Gordons, provided legal advice to the shareholders, and Will Arnold and Dave Irwin of Sentio Partners provided corporate […]

    Clarion’s new construction team already experiencing growth

    Clarion’s specialist construction team, led by partner Phil Morrison, is growing with the appointment of Humera Rashid as an associate. Humera brings a wealth of knowledge after seven years’ construction litigation experience in private practice. After completing a LLB Law at University of Bradford, Humera was admitted as a Fellow of CILEX in June 2018, […]

    Bagnalls is putting the buzz back into bingo

    Delivering a rebranding strategy across a number of locations to a tight timescale is no mean feat. Nevertheless, Bagnalls delivered 100% on its commitment to redecorate over 30 Bingo clubs as part of a rebrand for Buzz Bingo. Bagnalls is a specialist painting and decorating contractor and its Special Projects division managed the redecoration of […]

    Pegasus Group promotions recognise ambitious growth plans

    National consultancy Pegasus Group has welcomed in the new year with a series of internal promotions. The Group specialises in planning, design, environment, economics and heritage and has more than 280 skilled and experienced staff operating from 12 offices in 11 locations across the UK. Associate Planner Neil Tiley, based at the company’s Cirencester office, […]

    Blue Logic to boost employment in Yorkshire in 2019

    Leeds-based Blue Logic is kick-starting the new year with a major recruitment drive. This follows a record 12 months for the Managed IT Services provider, which went from strength to strength during 2018. This year, Blue Logic is on the hunt for Yorkshire’s smartest IT talent and is recruiting for a wide variety of positions including; technical IT support, marketing, sales and customer service. The new recruits will […]

    Think you’re the fittest business in Leeds? Take on Heart Research UK’s Beat it Battle and prove it!

    Leeds-based charity Heart Research UK are teaming up with Firehouse Fitness Gyms to offer a corporate team performance challenge with a twist. Teams of 4 will battle it out in one of three monthly rounds at Firehouse Fitness in Leeds starting in February 2019 to be crowned the fittest business in Leeds, raise money for […]

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