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William Ballmann R3
18th June 2015

Yorkshire hotels set for another busy summer

Hotels in the region are once again among the star performers across the UK, according to the latest research by R3, the insolvency trade body. In Yorkshire and the Humber, the number of hotels at a higher than normal risk of insolvency fell further in June, decreasing by 2% since the previous month.

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Aileen McCallum
12th June 2015

Criticism of wind farms is misguided

Donald Trump made headlines again this week with his usual strong criticism of wind farms after he lost his most recent legal challenge against a proposed 11 turbine offshore wind farm development near his Aberdeenshire golf course.

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Tim Cooper
9th June 2015

Good news for UK creditors following landmark Nortel decision

As a result of the landmark rulings issued simultaneously by the Delaware Bankruptcy Court and the Supreme Court of Ontario on 12 May, 33,000 UK creditors will receive a pro rata share in the fallen giant Nortel Group’s residual assets of $7.3billion.

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Michael Ward
8th June 2015

Admission and First Day of Dealings on AIM

Successful placing raising £30 million

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3rd June 2015

Lifetime achievement award for Malcolm McPherson

This week Malcolm McPherson, Senior Partner of HBJ Gateley, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from WeDO Scotland for his contribution to the Scottish entrepreneurial community. Malcolm was honoured to receive the award and commented:

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