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Sewell’s journey with Cat Zero continues as summer internship programme is launched

Sewell’s journey with Cat Zero continues as summer internship programme is launched

As part of Humber Business Week, Sewell Group announced its latest initiative in partnership with Cat Zero - to provide paid work placements for young people aged 18-24 throughout August. Up to 20 individuals who are struggling to find employment will be given the opportunity to undertake a month of paid work across Sewell Group businesses to give them valuable experience in a bid to help them...

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Hull marketing agency Soshell launches after jewellery campaign success

Hull marketing agency Soshell launches after jewellery campaign success

With a growing demand for businesses to have an online presence, especially after a year that altered buying behaviours immensely, new and fresh digital marketing agency Soshell has just launched with an experienced and eager team right behind it. Based in Hessle, Soshell was born with the aim of supporting businesses across the region and beyond with their digital presence on all platforms...

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Award-winning employer closes the book on Humber Business Week with tips on how to win the war for talent

Award-winning employer closes the book on Humber Business Week with tips on how to win the war for talent

The founder of Humber Business Week brought down the curtain on this year’s programme with advice for employers on how to win the intensifying “war for talent”. Paul Sewell, who is also chairman of Sewell Group with its workforce of 500, said the need to look after staff had never been greater at a time when young people leaving colleges and universities hold all the cards. He said: “There is...

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Brothers target former bank as safe bet for second bistro venture

Brothers target former bank as safe bet for second bistro venture

A family that revived its long-term links with the licensed trade to open a café bar in Cottingham has literally broken the bank for its latest project. Simon and Chris Leahy (above), owners of Cassiel Bar and Kitchen, will open Raph’s Bar and Grill in a former NatWest bank across the road from their existing premises. The premises are ready to be fitted out following completion of a renovation...

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Move to new HQ fuels growth plans for historic Hull glass merchants

Move to new HQ fuels growth plans for historic Hull glass merchants

Two historic Hull businesses are planning to double in size and create 11 jobs after acquiring a new headquarters to fuel their future growth ambitions. PPH Commercial director Ben Medhurst, who leads the industrial agency team, negotiated the sale of 1 Dalton Street, which has been bought by the owner of glass merchant Jack’s Glass and Norman Harrap. Both businesses are regarded as institutions...

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