Stephen Robertson of Metis Partners

Stephen Robertson, director Metis Partners

Making a big noise

Metis Partners is helping companies to create a song and dance about their intellectual property (IP) value to help grow their businesses, as Stephen Robertson and Saj Ali explain.

How do I… avoid the hidden snags of GDPR?

How do I… avoid the hidden snags of GDPR?

As the deadline for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) fast approaches, many businesses are racing to ensure they are compliant with the new EU regulation.

Yorkshire leaders to tackle North-South divide

Roger Marsh OBE, chairman of the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

Yorkshire leaders to tackle North-South divide

The Institute of Directors (IoD) is challenging businesses in Yorkshire to come together and make their voice heard on the North-South divide.

ClauseMatch

ClauseMatch

RegTech start-up ClauseMatch raises £3.5m

The company, which aims to automate the entire regulatory lifecycle to help companies ensure compliance, has bagged a Series A investment totalling £3.5m.

Ward Hadaway advises on £120m fund to support North East businesses

From left, Richard Butts, Rosemary Moore and Colin Hewitt of Ward Hadaway with Dawn Dunn (North East Finance), Julie Harrison (Ward Hadaway) and Jason Hobbs (North East Finance)

Ward Hadaway advises on £120m fund to support North East businesses

A new £120m fund has been launched to help support the growth of hundreds of businesses across the North East. 

Konsileo

Konsileo co-founder and CEO John Warburton

InsurTech start-up raises £2.7m

Disruptive commercial insurance broker Konsileo has closed a Series A funding round led by Belgravia-based technology investor Committed Capital.

Law At Work acquires Aberdeen law firm

Law At Work acquires Aberdeen law firm

Aberdeen-based HR and employment law firm, Empire, has been acquired by Law At Work (LAW), in a deal that will combine Empire’s position in the North-East together with LAW’s strong Central Belt presence.

Unexplained wealth orders: defending what is yours

Aziz Rahman of Rahman Ravelli

Unexplained wealth orders: defending what is yours

Aziz Rahman, of award-winning solicitors Rahman Ravelli, explains the authorities’ new way of seizing the assets of those in business – and how it can be challenged.