Cash agreed to pave way for £8.5m Doncaster Waterfront re-development

Plans to redevelop a section of Doncaster's waterfront look set to move forward after officials unlocked cash to help pay for the work.

Satisfaction levels in Sheffield were higher than for all but one of the five tram networks assessed

REVEALED: What passengers really think of trams in Sheffield

Passenger satisfaction with Sheffield's trams has risen to the second highest level on record, a new report shows.

Heavy snow caused chaos earlier this month Photo: Johnston Press

UPDATED: ‘Beast from the East’ causes headaches for Ocado

Online grocer Ocado has said its sales were hit by the recent disruption caused by heavy snow and winter storms as it battled to deliver orders in the “most trying conditions”.

The City of London. Polypipe has delivered its latest results.  Photo:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Polypipe delivers record trading despite ‘challenging’ backdrop

Polypipe​, one of Europe’s biggest manufacturers of plastic pipe systems,​​ ​reported record trading in 2017 despite a challenging ​trading backdrop.

Georgina Mullis, pictured by the former Dixon estate, which she hopes will be redeveloped soon. Picture: Marie Caley NDFP Housing Scheme MC 1

Work to transform 'wilderness' site of former Doncaster 'Beirut' estate is 'imminent'

Work is finally set to start to re-develop the derelict site of what used to be two of Doncaster's most notorious streets - 17 years after they were demolished.

Bad weather has had a detrimental impact on  Ocado's sales Photo: Johnston Press

Ocado’s sales take a hit from snow disruption

Online grocer Ocado has said its sales were hit by the recent disruption caused by heavy snow and winter storms as it battled to deliver orders in the “most trying conditions”.

Bellway has enjoyed a healthy rise in profits

Bellway’s results are boosted by ‘robust’ housing market

Housebuilder Bellway has cheered a double-digit rise in profits as Britain’s “robust” housing market helped it sell more homes at a higher price.

Dr. Sam Chapman, The Floow's chief innovation officer and co-founder Picture: Marie Caley

Sheffield-based telematics company The Floow aims to reduce death toll on roads

A YORKSHIRE-based telematics company aims to reduce the death toll on Britain’s roads by rewarding safe drivers.

Natalie Fletcher, business advisor at Launchpad; Jim Rose, founder of Five Rivers Coffee Co and Terry Woodhouse, investment manager at Finance For Enterprise.

Grounds for joy as Vietnamese coffee shop in Sheffield hires 10

An entrepreneur who opened a Vietnamese coffee shop in Sheffield after touring South East Asia is celebrating a year in business - and creating 10 jobs.

Tony Burdin, chief executive of Sheffield Mutual Friendly Society

Sheffield Mutual achieves solid results as investment ISA grows in popularity

A Yorkshire-based mutual achieved “solid” growth over the last financial year, which was largely due to the continuing popularity of its with-profits investment ISA.

How the tower could look

University's 37-storey tower with hotel, conference centre and apartments will be Sheffield's tallest building

A soaring 37-storey tower that would be Sheffield’s tallest building is planned in the city centre directly opposite the railway station.

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16 March 2018 .......      The Yorkshire Post and Ward Hadaway  Yorkshire Fastest 50 awards 2018 held at Aspire in Leeds presented by John Murray, Keir Starmer, Greg Wright and Philip Jordan of Ward Hadaway. Picture Tony Johnson.

Customs union deal is best way to avoid hard border in Northern Ireland, says Sir Keir Starmer

SHADOW Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer has claimed that remaining in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit is the best way of avoiding a hard border in Northern Ireland.


MADE IN SHEFFIELD: Record turnover as engineers focus on laser cutters

Fans of James Bond film Goldfinger will be familiar with how a laser can slice through metal.

Uk Steel Enterprise (UKSE) - Rotherham Social Days Allan Wood of UKSE with Judith Twynham (left) and Karen Melton of Rotherham Social Days

UK Steel Enterprise grant for Rotherham firm helping lonely people

Rotherham Social Days, a business that promotes social inclusion amongst the region’s most isolated adults has launched with the support of £500 funding from the UK Steel Enterprise Kickstart Fund.

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Founding partner at Brewster Pratap, Nigel Brewster

How to deal with job turn-downs

Not got the job you wanted? Here’s our advice on dealing with turn downs.

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Joan Pettingill

Sexual harassment in the spotlight

At last month’s BAFTA awards, female stars once again brought the issue of sexual harassment into the limelight by wearing black in support of the “TimesUp” campaign against sexual harassment in the film industry.

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An artist's impression of how 4 St Paul's Place  on Pinstone Street would look.

Multi-million pound plan for 250 flats and office block on Pinstone Street in Sheffield city centre

This is how one of Sheffield’s best known streets could look after a developer unveiled plans for a multi-million pound office block.

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An apprentice at A-Rock Construction in Chesterfield.

Sheffield area construction firm hails apprenticeships as 'solution for the future'

A Sheffield area construction firm which has invested heavily in apprentices has hailed them as a 'solution for the future'.


Hotel sports resort plan for Doncaster could create 130 jobs

This is the state of the art Doncaster complex which officials hope could create 130 jobs and represent the future of golf in the UK.

Employment law is constantly changing, and dealing with HR and employment law issues can be one of the most difficult factors in running your business

What you need to know about employment law changes

Running your own business? This list of the top six employment law changes in 2018 is a must-read.

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