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G4S hives off its Israel business for £88m

Global security company G4S has disposed of its Israeli arm as part of its ongoing portfolio management programme. Israeli private equity fund FIMI has agreed to acquire G4S Israel for an…

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Hull specialist food supplier Chaucer acquired by Japanese firm Nagatanien

Chaucer, the global producer of freeze-dried foods and specialist bread products, has been acquired by Nagatanien, a Japanese-based manufacturer and…

HECK tops all Yorkshire businesses ranked in the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100

HECK, the North Yorkshire family food firm, has been announced the fourth fastest growing private company in the UK and…

Newcastle’s High Bridge Quarter welcomes latest specialist retailer

High Bridge in Newcastle is continuing to attract boutique retailers following the opening of a new optician and eyewear store…

North East festive focus: Jon Gray, Henderson Insurance Brokers Sunderland

Ahead of North East firms shutting up shop in time for a well-earned festive break, we’re quickly catching up with…

This entrepreneurial dad may have invented the next Lego

An architect from London has developed a new modelling kit that is already being hyped as the next Lego after…

Plans submitted for mixed use scheme to bring new jobs, homes and improved infrastructure to South Heywood

Russell Homes has formally submitted a planning application to Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council to bring new jobs, homes and improved…

Macclesfield fintech firm Quint Group in Los Angeles expansion

Fintech firm Quint Group is continuing to make strides across America with a new office opening in Los Angeles. Founded in 2009…

Amadeus and Beringea-backed ContactEngine appoints new Chairman to steer US expansion

A London-based tech firm backed by two of the most recognisable names in venture capital has appointed a new Chairman…

Monarch launch sale of winter schedule from Leeds Bradford Airport

Monarch, the independent airline group, has launched its winter schedule for 2017/18, with flights on sale from Leeds Bradford Airport. The…

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150 sign up to Accelerate employment chances

More than 150 people have signed up to a new programme to help get people furthest from the labour market…

Vegan tipple set for success this Christmas

A vegan alcoholic drink has launched in the UK in time for Christmas thanks to funding from Business Enterprise Fund…

Hotel venture for All Saints

A growing North East property business will dip its toe into the seaside hotel sector with a £1.25 million redevelopment…

Housebuilder launches search to find Sales Advisers

One of the region’s leading housebuilders is holding a recruitment evening for local people looking to launch a career in…

EasiYo Project Green

New Zealand Based Make Your Own Fresh Yogurt Brand, EasiYo, Implements Major EU and UK Growth Strategy With Investment Into…

Win For Fifteen at Midlands Business Awards

An award-winning digital agency in Derbyshire has another title under its belt after being named Service Provider of the Year…

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