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Leeds firm grows family team with new barrister

Leeds and Newcastle-based Parklane Plowden Chambers has welcomed a new tenant to its 44-strong family team. Naakesha Michl, who was called to the Bar in 2013, specialises in all aspects of family law including public and private children law and finance. She joins from KBW Chambers where she spent the

Caroline Hill joins Leeds Building Society’s executive team

Leeds Building Society has appointed Caroline Hill as its chief people officer as it looks to the future and further develops its talented workforce. Caroline joins the Society’s executive team from KPMG and was previously chief people and strategy officer at Wesleyan, the financial services mutual, for four years.

Canal charity appoints new chair to Yorkshire and North East advisory board

Canal & River Trust, the waterways and wellbeing charity that cares for 316 miles of waterways in Yorkshire and the North East, has appointed Helen Grantham as the new chair of its Regional Advisory Board. The voluntary role, for an initial three-year term, will help the Trust connect people and

Founder of Wild PR selected for Goldman Sachs program

Katrina Cliffe, the founder and managing director of Huddersfield-based PR and communications agency, Wild PR has been selected for a place on the Goldman Sachs 10K Small Businesses program. The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunities by providing greater

Anything but plain sailing

In this week's Ventur Podcast, Marie Barrué explains why life as a Laser Radial Sailor is anything but plain sailing, as she works towards achieving a gold medal at the 2022 Laser Radial World Championship. Listen as she shares her personal sporting journey, the role of resilience in the journey

Yorkshire’s got talent

Yorkshire trailblazers from all sectors have been shortlisted for the Northern Power Women Awards 2022 sponsored by EY. With a near two-year gap between the last round of nominations, the North certainly hasn’t disappointed with its triumphant celebration of Northern talent as this year's awards saw 1400 role models

Mandy Taylor receives an MBE

In early December we were saddened to report the loss of TopicUK and Yorkshire Businesswoman business executive Mandy Taylor, who lost her battle to Cancer. Mandy's funeral took place on December 30 at Huddersfield Crematorium and was attended by many from the world of business and showbusiness alongside Mandy's family.
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