Harworth shares up 9% on strong trading

Shares of Rotherham-based property and land regeneration firm Harworth Group soared about 9% on Friday after it published a strong trading update for the first half…


Croda hires Julie Kim amid life sciences push

Croda International, the Snaith, East Yorkshire-based speciality chemicals giant, said on Friday it appointed Julie Kim of Takeda Pharmaceutical as a non-executive director, effective September 1,…


Northcoders Group to float on AIM

Northcoders Group plc, the Leeds and Manchester-based provider of training programmes for software coding, has announced its proposed admission to trading on AIM. The firm’s stock market…







AJ Bell assets top £70bn for the first time

Salford-based investment platform AJ Bell said on Thursday its total assets under administration (AUA) increased to £70.4 billion over the three months ended June 30, 2021,…



Northern Powerhouse Fund invests £100m

The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) announced it has invested over £100 million into more than 270 Northern businesses across nearly 400 transactions since the…






Begbies expects increase in insolvencies

Manchester-based corporate rescue firm Begbies Traynor Group plc said on Tuesday its revenue in the year to April 30 increased 19% to £83.8 million, 6% of…




















Skipton sells TM Group stake for £59m

Skipton Building Society has announced the sale of its subsidiary company Connells Limited’s holding of 64.68% in TM Group (UK) Limited, a provider of property…







Newcastle’s Go-Ahead welcomes £226m bus help

Newcastle-headquartered bus and rail giant Go-Ahead Group said on Wednesday it welcomes the announcement from the UK’s Department for Transport (DfT) outlining the extended funding of…



Redrow expects revenue to rebound to £2bn

Flintshire-based house building giant Redrow plc said on Wednesday it expects turnover for 2021 to be £1.94 billion, compared to £1.34 billion in 2020 and £2.11…





Bruntwood agrees £276m Aviva sustainable loan

Manchester-based commercial property giant Bruntwood announced it has agreed a new £276 million, 15-year sustainable-linked loan facility with Aviva Investors. The agreement sees Bruntwood consolidate…




Benchmark gets Norway sea lice breakthrough

Sheffield-based aquaculture biotech firm Benchmark Holdings announced it has received Marketing Authorisation (MA) from the Norwegian Medicines Agency (NoMA) for Ectosan Vet — a sea…




Wakefield’s Team17 buys Dublin-based StoryToys

Wakefield-based video game developer Team17 Group said on Friday it agreed to acquire the business and assets of Dublin-StoryToys via the acquisition of its parent company TouchPress Inc. StoryToys…



Drax acquires stake in Alabama Pellets

North Yorkshire-based power company Drax Group announced it agreed to acquire a 20% minority interest in Alabama Pellets, LLC — a joint venture which owns the…