Who to keep an eye on in the business world
Stockdales of Yorkshire
The Michelin Plate recommended restaurant has hired a new head chef. Guiseppe Romero has moved from Leeds based restaurant Tattoo, and having his name at the restaurant is set to increase business. He will be in charge of a team of eight chefs, and his experience of 21 years in the industry should prove him a vital asset to the business.
The successful Leeds based real estate team is set to expand with the addition of commercial property lawyer Gill Farry, who will step into the team as legal director. Gill has worked for some of the top law firms in Leeds and has experience in a number of areas. The addition of big names such as Gill Farry is set to increase Clarions reputation as a business.
Dragons den businessmen Peter Jones is set to form a rescue deal to save Jessops, the photography chain which has one of its stores in Leeds. Jones owns the brand and is determined to watch it follow in the footsteps of other high street businesses that have recently gone under.
Global strategic resource specialist Hortor, who have headquarters based in Leeds, have extended their sponsorship of Emley AFC. CEO of Hortor, Andy Nicholson, has been impressed with the performance of the side and believes that strengthening their relationship with local clubs is the way forward.
Jackie Milligan, founder of ShopAppy, has decided to make their service free for the next three months to help with the struggle around Coronvirus. The online platform allows high street businesses to advertise themselves, and in a time when businesses are struggling, Jackie believes that they should be working together.