Skills shortages biting region’s construction sector once more

Workloads in Yorkshire’s construction and infrastructure sector remained healthy during the third quarter of the year but Brexit-related uncertainties and the lack of sufficiently skilled workers are having an impact on the industry, according to a new report.

Pictured at the Christmas in Museum Gardens with the magical forest with singing trees are James Cundall, chief executive of Lunchbox Productions, with Helen Fletcher, marketing manager and Shakela Zaman sales and marketing exececutive from sponsors York's Ultra Fibre Optic from Talk Talk. Picture David Harrison/Talk Talk.

Sponsorship kickstarts Christmas event

YORK’S Ultra Fibre Optic from TalkTalk has been announced as the main sponsor of a new festive event in the city.

Nick Miller, director of Big Property Data

‘Next generation’ search provider tackles conveyancing

Two ENTREPRENEURS have launched a new company in a bid to revolutionise the conveyancing market for commercial and residential property transactions.

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Leigh Taylor, regional director for Yorkshire at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking

Yorkshire tops UK regions for job creation

Firms in Yorkshire and the Humber created jobs at a faster pace than anywhere else in the UK during October, according to a new report.

(Left to right) Jonathan Gale of CTP and John May of Freeths

Law firm relocates to new city centre offices after growth

INDEPENDENT law firm Freeths is the latest firm to move into new city centre offices.

L-R Graham Davies, Enterprise Ventures; Chris Burgess, managing director  of CBIS; Chris Baldock, chairman of CBIF. Picture: Shaun Flannery

Inventor receives £500,000 for toy robots

A Yorkshire entrepreneur who has launched a new range of ‘smart toy’ robots which teach children to code has secured a £500,000 investment.

James Appleton-Metcalfe, managing director of Citivale.

Investcorp joins with Citivale to develop £40m portfolio

PROPERTY giant Investcorp has joined forces with a Yorkshire property company to manage and develop a £40m property portfolio as it makes its first investments outside the US.


Profile: Carolyn Pearson

Keeping solo female business travellers safe is the number one priority for Maiden Voyage. Lizzie Murphy spoke to founder Carolyn Pearson.

Dame Rosie Winterton (right) showed support for local industry when she visited Hitachi Rails Doncaster depot. Pictured with the depot manager, Glyn France.

Major investment transforming town despite economic uncertainty

The lack of a devolution deal and Brexit uncertainty are failing to stop investment in a string of major development schemes transforming Doncaster.

Wish Digital has relocated to Granary studios near Wetherby

Wish celebrates EU funding with a move and new job creation

Marketing agency Wish Digital has celebrated three years of trading and the securing of EU funding with a move to new premises.

International profile building has never been easier – Google

International profile building has never been easier – Google

Online marketing has made it easier than ever for businesses to think beyond borders and take their place in the global marketplace, writes Google digital coach May King Tsang.

Work has started on the new �13m campus for Leeds College of Building

College starts building in city’s South Bank area

WORK is now underway on Leeds College of Building’s new campus after it appointed Clugston Construction as the main contractor on the £13m development.

Demolition of the North Stand between the Leeds Rhino's Rugby Ground and Yorkshire Cricket Ground, Headingey Stadium, Leeds. 
Picture James Hardisty.

Stadium backer plans more Yorkshire investments

THE multinational financial services giant funding the redevelopment of Headingley Stadium yesterday revealed that its investment in Yorkshire is higher than any other UK region thanks to the proactive approach of its leaders.

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