Author

Burberry to move IT jobs to new Leeds hub

Burberry is to move around 100 IT roles to its new Leeds site at ​​6 Queen Street in the city centre following a consultation with employees and said it is very pleased with how the site has performed since it opened in October.
News
Tu womenswear padded velvet bomber jacket

Sainsbury's reports falling sales growth

Sainsbury's has ​reported slowing sales growth and a 9​ per cent​ fall in half​ ​year profits after moves to keep prices low and ​rising ​cost pressures.

News
York Minster. Pic: James Hardisty

We reveal Yorkshire's cash richest city and you'll be surprised

Here’s a question: We all know that London is the cash richest city in England, but where do you think comes second? Birmingham, Manchester, maybe Leeds? The answer is surprising. It’s York.

News
Tool Hire is the biggest contributor to Vp

Acquisitive Vp signs "significant" £69m deal

Equipment hire firm Vp ​has ​bought Brandon Hire, one of the ​UK's ​largest​​ tool and equipment hire businesses​, in a £69m deal that will boost earnings in the first year of ownership.

News
Tracsis offers train companies remote condition monitoring with 15,000 data loggers that monitor critical assets such as points

Tracsis sets out plans to solve train delays and derailments

ON A day of misery for train passengers following multiple train strikes, ​Tracsis​ said its transport software could help solve the problems of train delays, over-crowding and derailments.

News
Jeremy Corbyn addressing delegates at the CBI conference

We need to invest in the North - Corbyn tells CBI conference

Jeremy Corbyn called on the Government to reverse years of under investment in the regions and remove the unfair advantage the South has over the North.

News 1
Morrisons' CEO David Potts

Morrisons is "working hard" to limit rising food costs

Morrisons has reported another quarter of rising sales as the supermarket said it ​i​s working hard to limit the impact of ​rising food costs for shoppers.

News
Asda is around 15 per cent more expensive than German discounters Aldi and Lidl

Blackfriar: New Asda boss needs to fight his corner against Walmart

Asda has appointed its first Yorkshire CEO in over 30 years and he faces some tough times ahead.

Opinion
Asos caters for fashion conscious 20-somethings

Asos launches "try before you buy" service

High fashion online retailer Asos is launching a "try before you buy" service, giving customers the option of ordering clothing from its Barnsley warehouse, trying it on at home and only paying for what they like.

News
Billington is celebrating its 70th birthday with employees

Billington celebrates 70 years in business

Structural steel firm Billington Structures is noting its 70th anniversary with a week long celebration of the firm’s past achievements and future goals.

News
Roger Burnley will take up the role on January 1 2018. PA

"Born and bred Yorkshireman" gets top job at Asda

Roger Burnley will become the first Yorkshireman to take the helm at Asda in over 30 years when he takes up the chief executive’s role on January 1.
News
Asda has seen a return to sales growth after a number of disappointing years

All change at Asda - CEO to step down after just 18 months in the job

In a surprise move, ​Asda ​has announced that ​chief executive Sean Clarke is to step down from his role at the end of the year ​after less than 18 months in the job.
News
Suzanne Robinson, Yorkshire Senior Partner at EY

Yorkshire workers are resilient to Brexit and are getting on with the job

Yorkshire's economy is showing resilience ​​to ​​Brexit​ uncertainty ​and​ people ​are getting on with business​, according to the senior Yorkshire partner at accountancy giant EY.

News
Greg Clark and Juergan Maier talk to workers in Hull

Robotics and 3D printing to boost UK economy

P​roposals to boost the ​UK ​economy using robotics, 3D​ ​printing, virtual reality ​and artificial intelligence​ have been unveiled this morning​ with the publication of the Industrial​ ​Digitalisation Review.

News
Left to right: Adam Gough, Richard Bright (front), Emily Bartliff, Joanne Powell and Neil Sengupta of Murray Harcourt

Murray Harcourt beefs up tax advice practice

Yorkshire tax adviser Neil ​​Sengupta and ​four of his colleagues ​have left Grant Thornton to ​​join the​ ​rapidly growing tax practice at independent business advisory firm Murray Harcourt.

News
Gleeson's 400th employee Dan Tesseyman

Gleeson take on 400th employee and sets out growth plans

Gleeson Homes has welcomed its 400th employee to the company and said direct employment has grown by over 300 per cent over the past five years.

News
Debenhams is in the process of revamping its large town superstores

Uncertain trading hits Debenhams profit

​Department store chain Debenhams has reported a collapse in annual profits ​following what it described as an​ uncertain trading environment​​.​

News
Barclays has announced proposals to ring-fence its retail banking operation in case of another banking crisis

Barclays to ring-fence retail banking

Barclays has reported a 31 per cent rise in third quarter profit and announced proposals to ring-fence its retail banking operation in order to shield households from another banking crisis.

News
Russell Galley looks up at the Lloyds Black Horse Sculpture, at Lovell Park, Leeds

Healthy Halifax boosts Lloyds profits

Lloyds Banking Group has unveiled a big rise in third quarter profits as the lender hailed a strong financial performanc​e, boosted by healthy trading at the Halifax, which it bought at the height of the financial crisis.

News
Andrew Wass, founder and managing director of Gear4music

International growth boosts Gear4music

M​usical instruments retailer ​​Gear4music ​reported strong half year revenues, driven by international sales growth and an increase in online customers.

News 1
Load more