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York Festival of Ideas

Join us for York Festival of Ideas 2018. Running from 5 to 17 June, the Festival includes more than 200 mostly FREE events to educate, entertain and inspire. A selection of events is listed below and the full programme can be viewed at Focus Day: Creating Inclusive Economies, Friday 15 June Why in the 21st […]

Distress in Yorkshire professional services sector sees slower growth

The proportion of professional services firms in Yorkshire at higher than average risk of insolvency grew between April and May, but at a slower month-on-month rate than recorded in the recent past. According to the latest research from insolvency trade body R3, this month in Yorkshire there was a rise in distress in the sector […]

B&M Waste Help ‘Inspire’ OnSide Youth Zone’s latest facility

Wirral-based B&M Waste Services has massively supported the brand new OnSide Youth Zone in Chorley by diverting 100% of waste from landfill. Nicknamed “Inspire” by local young people, Chorley Youth Zone is a purpose-built facility for the town’s young people aged 8-19 – and up to 25 for those with disabilities. Officially opening last weekend […]

Is business a man’s world? Not for Karen Hubbard, CEO of Card Factory

On 24 May, Karen Hubbard, successful businesswoman and CEO of retail giant Card Factory, is launching York St John University’s ‘The Business Of…’ series of public talks. Hosted by York Business School, the series features leading figures from the business world. Karen will be joined by Jon Hammond Booth, former BBC presenter and Governor of […]

“Fantastic turnout” praised at first Bradford Manufacturing Week information event

The first information event for Bradford Manufacturing Week took place at Bradford Industrial Museum this week and advised local manufacturers on how to get involved with the initiative and connect with schools across the district. Held on Wednesday 16 May and led by Bradford Chamber president Nick Garthwaite who is heading up Bradford Manufacturing Week, […]

Bradford accountants raise thousands with Three Peaks charity challenge

A team of 10 from Bradford-based accountancy firm Watson Buckle has managed to raise more than £2,000 for charity by completing the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge. Members of staff took on the 24-mile hike on Sunday 13 May 2018 in aid of the company’s charity of the year, Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice in Oxenhope, which […]

hlw Keeble Hawson helps Leeds employers get compliant in GDPR countdown

With just one week to go before the May 25th deadline of the new general data protection regulation (GDPR), hlw Keeble Hawson is offering Leeds businesses an ‘Employer GDPR Pack’ to help them comply with their obligations. Lauren Pickard, senior associate at the firm says a significantly raised standard for consent when it comes to […]

David Cowgill elected President of the Leeds Law Society

David Cowgill, Associate at Schofield Sweeney, has been appointed as President of the Leeds Law Society. David served as Deputy President for the last 12 months and was unanimously elected President at the Leeds Law Society’s AGM last week. His term of office will commence on 1 June this year. “It is an honour to […]


After a varied career, from supermarket trainee to becoming a corporate Head of Human Resources, Joanna Charles has set up in business offering HR support to SMEs in her home city of Bradford. With more than 20 years of experience working in HR for firms including telecoms giant O2 and other major corporates like William […]

Imagining the Impossible: York Festival of Ideas 2018

The award-winning York Festival of Ideas returns from 5 to 17 June with a programme of over 200 mostly-free events on the theme of ‘Imagining the Impossible’. Now in its eighth year, the Festival features talks by world-class speakers, exhibitions, theatre, music, film, guided walks and children’s activities. Highlights include Festival Focus Days exploring pressing […]