SMEs urged to join survey on how firms are faring in race to net-zero

SMEs urged to join survey on how firms are faring in race to net-zero

A major business-to-business survey has been launched in a bid to discover how the Humber’s 30,000 small businesses are gearing up for the UK’s Green Recovery. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), designed by Aura and the University of Hull, The Future Net Zero Survey seeks to understand how the region’s businesses are preparing to ‘build back better’ after the twin...

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Browns Books opens new chapter in growth story with move to Melton West

Browns Books opens new chapter in growth story with move to Melton West

Educational supplier Browns Books is opening a new chapter in the history of the business by relocating to the Melton West business park. The business, which supplies libraries, schools, colleges and universities across the UK and abroad, is moving to a new, purpose-built head office and distribution centre at the growing East Yorkshire business location being developed by Wykeland Group. Browns...

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New vision for Humber Business Week to be revealed as event returns in this year

New vision for Humber Business Week to be revealed as event returns in this year

A new vision for Humber Business Week is to be revealed later this month as organisers aim to deliver a ‘refreshed’ platform in 2021 that provides a programme ‘relevant, inclusive and supportive’ to local businesses. The event has been a staple of the region’s business calendar for 15 years but was one of many to fall by the wayside in 2020 in the wake of Covid-19. Now, as plans are being...

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Allenby Commercial embarks on upgrade of business park at former army garage

Allenby Commercial embarks on upgrade of business park at former army garage

A former army garage which has operated as a business park for the past 20 years is to be upgraded in the latest regeneration project by new owner Allenby Commercial. Chamberlain Business Centre in east Hull is home to about 60 small businesses operating in a wide range of sectors. Allenbys, a family firm based in Hull, has now completed the acquisition of the site and will embark on a phased...

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Success for Humber Cluster Plan in £1.7m decarbonisation funding bid

Success for Humber Cluster Plan in £1.7m decarbonisation funding bid

An ambitious decarbonisation plan for the region has received Government backing. A total of £1.7m government funding has been secured for the Humber Cluster Plan - a comprehensive plan for decarbonisation in the region, which will show how the Humber cluster can achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040, potentially making it the first in the world to do so. This joint bid by the Humber Local...

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