2018 News Archive

22nd May 2018
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Yorkshire property agent taps into trend of Londoners heading north

Buyers sought for six bars and restaurants as businesses are placed in administration

Jack Tordoff of JCT600 honoured with an OBE for his services to West Yorkshire

Education Caterer serves up exit for Key Capital Partners

Yorkshire business insolvency expert welcomes MPs’ late payments crackdown call

Former Elland police station auctioned for £210,000

Stokesley’s HSBC bank sold for £274,000

Richmond Natwest bank is sold for £232,000

Clarion helps Fresh Thinking Capital to achieve over £10m of loans to SMEs

Inspirational Leeds speaker tells Yorkshire businesses ‘You can’

Northern and mid-size companies have the highest insolvency risk – R3

Liverpool’s Waterloo RBS branch to go under the hammer

Yorkshire manufacturing sector continues to show signs of improvement

Eddisons scores £2.5m hat trick of Leeds warehouse deals

Double award win for York property agent

Growing Leeds engineering firm invests £2m in new vehicle conversion centre

Six Yorkshire high street banks and a police station to go under the hammer at next Pugh auction

Leeds solar power business wins Africa charity export order

Reed Boardall invests in another 30 bespoke refrigerated semi-trailers

Leeds Together announces new partnership

Begbies Traynor strengthens North East operation with partner promotion

Experienced print consultant joins Gardiner Colours

Princes Trust patron JCT600 launches Top Trumps-style online supercar game

New mega-gym for Huddersfield as JD Gyms takes 22,000 sq ft unit

Impressive growth for Clarion as revenue rises by 24%

Key Capital Partners exits MI Glass

Yorsipp cuts the cost of in-specie property transfers and new property purchases with property SIPP offering

Agent reports £40m record sales as demand for Yorkshire luxury property soars

Yorkshire clean energy innovator gets digital tech boost

Construction sector continues to impact dramatic rise in advanced business distress in Northern Ireland

Scotland continues to see dramatic rise in advanced business distress

Businesses distress steadies in the North East in line with national picture

Lincolnshire economy steadies despite Brexit uncertainty

‘Significant’ financial distress affecting more than 28,000 Yorkshire businesses

Yorkshire hotels see upturn

Harrogate wine specialist launches corporate tasting events for Christmas

Another three trainees qualify into the Clarion team

Ripon’s Econ brings history to life with World War I centenary art installation

St Giles Road sports ground to be sold

Historic West Yorkshire office fit out business placed into administration

North Yorkshire chemical processing business celebrates 30th anniversary

Leeds-based entertainment group placed into administration

One of Bury’s oldest buildings is put up for auction

Helston pub is put up for auction

Newport pub is put up for auction

Halton Victorian mansion goes up for auction

End of an era as Blackpool nightclub is put up for auction

2018 sees level of Yorkshire retailers at risk rising to almost a half

Team from Boroughbridge logistics business get on their bikes for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

More funding available for SMEs as digital technology programme expands

Sue Ryder cycle events raise over £15,000

Customer experience will be focus of next free Leeds digital event

‘Change happening fastest in sport’, Leyton Orient boss tells Sport Director Convention

Leeds 70,000 sq ft warehouse sold for refurbishment

Eddisons boosts Leeds operation with five new recruits

Associate joins Clarion’s expanding corporate recovery team

Restaurants in Yorkshire perform above national average

MBO for fast growing West Yorkshire waste business

Angel Groups celebrates third year supporting high growth companies

Clarion’s banking team grows with another two lawyers appointed

Begbies Traynor expands business rescue and recovery services to Scunthorpe

Haworth public toilets and Bawtry NatWest bank sell for more than double guide price at Pugh auction

Pugh expands team with property auctioneer appointment

North Yorkshire chemical processing business enters two teams in the York Marathon

Sporting director qualification – 2018 intake kicks off

Signs of businesses distress in Yorkshire close to UK average

Village homes scheme for Burton Leonard given go ahead after appeal

Historic Salford theatre and Blackpool synagogue among lots due to go under the hammer at next Pugh auction

Loos with a view and former bank to go under the hammer at next Pugh auction

Derbyshire microbrewery bought out of administration

Eddisons expands Manchester operation with raft of new hires

Dunkin’ Donuts and Leyton Orient’s Travis to speak at Manchester Sport Director convention

Clarion appoints partner to lead its new construction team

Yorkshire Technology sector shows signs of growth

Over 500 women take to two wheels for Yorkshire Lasses ladies-only charity cycling sportive

Clarion strengthens team with qualification of another two costs lawyers

Porsche Centre Newcastle to undergo expansion

Welsh football staff awarded elite sports directorship

Co-living brand ‘SoCity’ launches with £30m Leeds landmark site

Leeds contract cleaning business acquired

Football fever boost for Yorkshire pubs

Yorkshire economy rallies in face of creeping business distress

JCT600 adds Jaguar and Land Rover to portfolio of prestige car marques

New partner promoted within Clarion’s growing IP team

Gin festivals cancelled as organiser placed into administration

Boston innovation and technology mission to open Yorkshire trade links in US market

New SME funding up for grabs to boost Yorkshire business broadband speeds

Research suggests that at least one-quarter of adults in Yorkshire with a common credit product could struggle to afford 1% interest rate rise – R3

Begbies Traynor strengthens Yorkshire region with partner promotion

Leeds Together and Clarion invite Yorkshire businesses to meet ‘The Customer Whisperer’

Eddisons boosts Liverpool presence with specialist building surveyor hire

Yorkshire textiles manufacturer secures digital tech funding for growth

Key Capital Partners’ record year sees £28m of investment

Yorkshire administrators appointed to German company

Yorkshire sees business distress rise across every sector

Slow start to the year for Yorkshire construction sector

Export event will explore the best routes to selling overseas

Another two lawyers join Clarion’s property team

Q4 2017 insolvency statistics – R3 comments

Battle Oats slashes sugar by up to 65% in product reformulation

Digital knowledge conference launched to boost Leeds City Region firms

New premises and recruitment boost for North Yorkshire architects

Lease surrendered on Unity House

Pugh bucks national trend with increased property auction sales

JCT600’s re-developed Peugeot Bradford dealership opens

RFL aims for ‘state of the art leadership’ with new management course

UK ‘zombie business’ numbers drop to record low in the North and across the UK – R3

Domiciliary care provider Routes Healthcare appoints new CEO

Leeds beauty business makes acquisition

Digital services and US focus drive growth at Appeal

JCT600 completes work on £2m re-development of Mercedes-Benz dealership in Harrogate

Motor trade honours JCT600 founder and chairman Jack Tordoff

Two of the Clarion team become mental health first aiders as firms are urged to tackle stress in the workplace

Reed Boardall continues partnership with Boroughbridge AFC

Leeds envelope company rescued from administration

Yorkshire pubs and restaurants rally in tough climate

JCT600 welcomes customers to celebration of style and luxury at its re-developed Mercedes-Benz dealership in Harrogate

New scholarships aim to drive more women in top sports jobs

KCP’s expanding Leeds team appoints another investment professional

Leeds investment firm builds team with appointment of another investment manager

Another appointment boosts KCP’s Leeds team

Yorkshire lender strengthens Northern team

Founder and chairman of Myddleton Croft Investment Managers announces retirement

Chemical processing business completes work on new £1m warehouse project

The robots are here – and they could be the answer for Yorkshire manufacturing’s post-Brexit skills shortage

World’s only vinyl jukebox manufacturer partners with Leeds City Council and Victoria Gate to celebrate 40th anniversary

Clarion continues growth strategy with 14% rise in revenue

Training underway as Sheffield man prepares for London Marathon

Digital funding delivers 300% growth for Harrogate recycling business

Harrogate wine retailer invests to launch new tasting venue

Final tickets available for free digital knowledge conference

Yorkshire exporters urged to take advantage of rising demand for ‘brand Britain’

Begbies Traynor appoints senior manager in Yorkshire region

Yorkshire retail sector rallies amid challenging conditions

Reed Boardall celebrates silver anniversary of first cold store opening at Boroughbridge

Senior associate joins Clarion’s family team

Eddisons £3,000 Three Peaks fundraising challenge gets underway

Eddisons secures £4.5m funding to improve school buildings in the North East

Hull plastics manufacturer placed in administration

JCT600 helps young people from The Prince’s Trust to ‘Get Into Automotive’

Sue Ryder announces All Terrain Cycles’ sponsorship for summer sportives in aid of local hospice

Wetherby construction firm placed into administration

US market experts to visit Leeds to highlight potential of American export market

The Yorkshire Society honours Jack Tordoff MBE and JCT600

Birmingham homeware sales business placed into administration

New cycling sponsor for award-winning Ilkley Triathlon

Clarion helps Yorkshire fitness entrepreneur to launch global charitable foundation

Clarion strengthens its property team with two appointments

New managing director to head up Reed Boardall’s transport division

Yorkshire economy rallies slightly in face of climbing business distress

Withington former bank building sells for over £1m at auction

Levels of insolvency risk in Yorkshire manufacturing sector show signs of slowing

Clarion in Leeds recognised in The Lawyer awards

Turnover builds with 50% growth at £27m online construction materials firm

JCT600 celebrates over 100 apprentices in the business as it seeks another 25

Associate joins Clarion’s growing employment team

New low sugar high protein Battle Bites launched to compete in traditional confectionery sector

Silverstone Circuit chooses JCT600 for its on-site vehicle needs

Up to £10,000 technology funding up for grabs for Yorkshire businesses

Begbies Traynor appoints another director in Scotland

US export offers ‘great opportunity for Yorkshire’

Employment law specialist Chris Booth joins Clarion

£10,000 digital funding delivers new jobs for Leeds marketing business

New chapter for iconic 200-year-old York windmill as it goes on the market

Bridging financier lends £50m in just over three years

£1.5m Normanton business park redevelopment fully let in six months

Distress in Yorkshire professional services sector sees slower growth

Oswestry former Co-op Bank to go under the hammer

New director joins Begbies Traynor’s Dundee office

Dr. Oetker retains Reed Boardall as logistics partner

Manchester lawyer appointed to football club board

Eddisons team raises over £4,000 for children’s charity with Three Peaks challenge

Seven promotions at Clarion

Beast from the East aftermath fuels new jobs for Yorkshire manufacturer

RFL and Premiership Rugby endorse world’s first ‘sporting director’ qualification

Rawdon Business Park property sold to Leeds City Council

Yorsipp celebrates 2,000 clients milestone

Another year of record sales and increasing profits for Yorkshire motor retailer