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Sheffield Maplin staff watch and wait for sale

The future of Rotherham electronics firm Maplin will be decided “in a matter of days” after bosses put the business up for sale.

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Zoo Digital chief executive Stuart Green

Massive grants: Zoo Digital in Sheffield secures sixth grant from InnovateUK taking total to £2.4m

Sheffield tech firm Zoo Digital is set to receive £820,000, its sixth grant from the Government to research new technology, taking the total to £2.4m.

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Launch of the Kollider Project in the former Co-op at Castle House in Sheffield City Centre Nick Morgan (Kollider), John Mothersole (Sheffield City Council) and Guy Illingworth (U+I)

Huge tech hub in former Sheffield Co-op department store set to transform digital economy

A huge tech hub for hundreds of firms is set to transform Sheffield’s digital economy and kick-start the regeneration of a rundown area of the city.

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The winners of the NMSY Apprenticeship Awards 2017.

APPRENTICESHIP AWARDS 2018: Celebrating our region’s amazing young apprentices

Our region’s amazing apprentices will be celebrated at the second annual NMSY Apprenticeship Awards this May.

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Andrew Ashworth receiving the Launchpad Champion 2018 award from Martin Beasley (Enterprising Barnsley)

Award success for Doncaster entrepreneur who was forced to learn to walk again

A Conisbrough entrepreneur who was forced to learn how to walk again following a major accident at work is celebrating success after winning two awards at a special event which showcased the achievements of new entrepreneurs based within the Sheffield City Region.

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Hydrogen vehicles to improve environmental performance on Sheffield roads

Streets Ahead is turning to some of the first hydrogen-powered vehicles in the country to help improve its environmental performance on Sheffield roads.

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HSBC has published its results Photo: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

HSBC delivers large rise in profits as it pivots to Asia

HSBC has reported a 141.4% jump in pre-tax profit for the year to December 31 to 17.2 billion US dollars (£12.3 billion).

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Steelwork rises on the Boeing factory

Boeing’s first European factory takes shape in Sheffield

Boeing’s first factory in Europe is rising from the ground in Sheffield - thanks to builders JF Finnegan.

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CMS is based off Park Square Roundabout.

Top law firm eyes move into Sheffield city centre

One of Sheffield’s biggest law firms is on the hunt for a new home - sparking frenzied speculation in the property sector.

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Stephen Blake of the CMA  Photo: Vikki Ellis

New campaign targets cartels as tip offs rise by a third

BUSINESS people are being urged to help the UK’s competition authority destroy cartels that are ripping off customers by charging inflated prices.

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Flora Mewies of Ward Hadaway

‘Removal of EU as source for skilled staff would stunt growth of tech sector’

THE potential removal of the European Union as a source for skilled staff after Brexit could stunt the growth of Yorkshire’s technology sector and make it harder to attract start-ups to the region, according to a leading lawyer.

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Morrisons today announces it has acquired Chippindale Foods, a leading supplier of free range eggs.

Morrisons announces acquisition of Yorkshire egg business Chippindale Foods

BRADFORD-based supermarket chain Morrisons today announced it has acquired Chippindale Foods, a major supplier of free range eggs.

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MADE IN SHEFFIELD: 268-year-old cutlery firm building a future on traditional skills

Cutlery company Chimo Holdings is having its best start to the year in memory – and with a history dating back to 1750 that’s saying something.

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Nick Wright at Ernest Wright & Sons, Broad Lane, Sheffield.

Staff at Sheffield scissor firm vow to clear backlog after boss dies

Staff at a Sheffield scissor company whose boss died suddenly have vowed to clear a backlog of orders.

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Craig Such of Azzure IT, a key sponsor of the Digitalista event with Sheffield Chamber. Pic: Chris Etchells.

Sponsored: Digital demystified at free Sheffield Chamber event with Azzure IT

Small and medium-sized businesses in South Yorkshire are being urged to embrace the digital transformation and improve their productivity by one of Yorkshire’s fastest growing tech companies.

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From left: David Topham, director of developers CTP, Amy Oakley, lawyer at Henry Boot, Simon Collingwood director of Quatro PR and Kris Hudson, economist at Turner & Townsend. Rear: Martin McKervey, partner at CMS, Tom Oulton of Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and the Humber and CMS solicitor Rebecca Roffe.

Metro mayor is key to South Yorkshire construction sector weathering ‘storm’ of Brexit

A metro mayor with a full devolution deal will play a key part in the future of South Yorkshire’s construction industry post Brexit, a high-level meeting in Sheffield heard.

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Hope and despair for state of steel

Hope and despair for state of steel

Prince Charles brought a mothballed furnace back into use at a South Yorkshire factory – and his visit triggered a debate online about the state of the UK steel industry.

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A view of the new university green proposed as part of Sheffield Hallam University's 15-year campus masterplan. Picture: SHU

Sheffield Hallam University to spend more than £220 million transforming city centre campus with 15-year masterplan

Sheffield Hallam University is to spend more than £220 million transforming its city centre campus with new developments set out in a 15-year masterplan.

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A First bus with the new Buses for Sheffield logo

Bus operators in Sheffield unveil plan to halt falling passenger numbers, including Tube-style map and coordinated timetables

Bus operators in Sheffield have unveiled plans to reverse a recent decline in passenger numbers by making it easier to get around the city.

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Tramlines director Sarah Nulty at Hillsborough Park. Picture: Chris Etchells

Tramlines signs deal with entertainment group to deliver its biggest-ever festival in Sheffield

An entertainment business that runs festivals across the world is bankrolling Tramlines this year - but organisers insist the Sheffield event has not been taken over.
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