Workers wanted! Shropshire galvanisers to create 45 jobs after landing major contract haul

Workers wanted! Shropshire galvanisers to create 45 jobs after landing major contract haul

The boss of one of the UK’s leading galvanizing businesses has appealed for people to come forward for more than 45 new jobs currently available. Sophie Williams, finance director & general manager at Corbetts the Galvanizers, is urging individuals who may have been made redundant during the pandemic to consider a career in the sector. General operatives, forklift truck drivers,...

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Accountants hope to score double in regional awards

Accountants hope to score double in regional awards

Sowerby LLP has been nominated in both the Independent Firm of the Year and Trainee Accountant of the Year categories in the awards, which celebrate the region’s best and brightest in accountancy. With a wide range of individual and team honours, the ceremony is set to take place virtually on December 3. The Independent Firm of the Year category required entrants to demonstrate appreciation and...

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New home for AA Global

New home for AA Global

A language and translation company that has expanded to become one of the UK leaders is on the move to new premises as it prepares to welcome more recruits to its team. AA Global Language Services has secured a lease for the second floor of Stonefield House in King Edward Street, Hull, and will relocate its team later this month. Kirk Akdemir, CEO of the company, said the new office suite in the...

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Jo Fleming shortlisted for entrepreneur award

Jo Fleming shortlisted for entrepreneur award

Jo Fleming, the cover star of BW issue 1, has been shortlisted for the 2018 NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards in the Service Industries Entrepreneur of the Year award. Jo, founder of Yorkshire Staffing Services and GB Recruitment, bettered some tough competition to make the regional shortlist, with a record number of businesses entering the awards nationally across the wide range of...

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Planning law change allowing shops to be turned into homes ‘could boost struggling high streets’

Planning law change allowing shops to be turned into homes ‘could boost struggling high streets’

Paul White (left), agency director at commercial property specialists Garness Jones, says the relaxation in planning regulations comes at ‘the perfect time’ in the wake of the impact of coronavirus on the high street. With towns and cities struggling to attract people back through retail alone, Mr White believes big change is needed. And he says that could now happen as from September 1 the...

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