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YP Comment: Yorkshire must seize initiative. The way forward for the region

ONE year after Britain took the momentous decision to vote to leave the European Union, Theresa May’s embattled government has two primary objectives – day-to-day survival after losing its Commons majority and the implementation of Brexit when there is no unanimity on the way forward.

Opinion
Lord O'Neill of Gatley. Picture by PA.

Time for region to “get real” on devolution says former Treasury Minister O’Neill

FORMER Treasury minister Lord Jim O’Neill has said it is time for Yorkshire to “get real” on devolution, warning that the region would lose out to the likes of Manchester if the failure to come to a political compromise was not addressed.

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Scalextric electric car racing set Hornby. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Hornby criticises takeover bid figure saying it ‘undervalues’ firm

Model toymaker Hornby has said that a takeover bid launched by Phoenix Asset Management “significantly undervalues” the company.

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Professor Peter Moizer, Dean of Leeds University Business School

Chance to learn from global leadership experts

Studying at Leeds University Business School gives you the chance to learn from experts who are global leaders in understanding the changing nature of management and leadership.

Business
Vince Dispenza of Leeds University Business School

EMBA students can act as catalysts for change at your firm

A Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree has traditionally been seen as a management development programme focusing on the development of the individual.

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Engineering consultancy firm Sweco lands major public sector contract

Engineering consultancy business Sweco UK has been appointed on two lots of the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) flagship £2.9bn consultancy framework.

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The Executive MBA at Leeds University Business School has been ranked first in the UK by the CEO Magazine. Photo: Mark Webster, Photography

Raising your eyes above the grind to real corporate glory

PLATO would have found kindred spirits inside a modern business school.

Business
Cross Green incinerator.

Leeds waste services to be relocated in one area as £4m site approved

All of Leeds’ waste management services are to be based in one area of the city after plans were approved to build a new £4m site next to the Cross Green incinerator.

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Sir Bernard Ingham.

YP Letters: Sir Bernard’s rants won’t change the electorate’s verdict

From: Bryan Smith, Quarrie Dene Court, Leeds.

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Robin Dow and the Ride4Cancer Team can be sponsored via a JustGiving page:
https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Ride4Cancer2017

FLAB helps out Yorkshire charity cyclists

Cycle wear firm ​Fat Lad At the Back, which trades under the acronym FLAB​, is supplying​ ​42-year-old rider Robin Dow and his Ride4Cancer ​t​eam​ ​of like​-​minded Yorkshiremen with kit​ ​as they prepare for ​the Coast-to-Coast ride​ on Saturday.​

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An EU flag flies in front of the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London Photo:  Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Brexit remains divisive, says survey of Yorkshire’s SMEs

YORKSHIRE’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have mixed opinions about the prospects for their business after Britain leaves the European Union, according to a new study.

Markets
Pupils from Crossley Street Primary School visit Victoria Gate

Career tips for Wetherby pupils on Victoria Gate trip

A group of primary school pupils have been given an insight into possible careers in retail and property on a visit to Leeds’ newest shopping centre.

Education
Michael Gove is the new Environment Secretary.

Sir William Worsley: Will Michael Gove help unlock rural economy’s potential?

THE doctrine that a week is a long time in politics has never been truer than it is right now. Following an unexpected election result came the Ministerial reshuffle, in which there was no bigger surprise than the return of Michael Gove to the Cabinet.

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Standard Life Aberdeen merger gets the go ahead

Standard Life Aberdeen merger cleared by watchdog

Britain's competition watchdog has given the green light to the £11bn merger of Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management.

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Queen Elizabeth II and the Prince of Wales in the House of Lords for the State Opening of Parliament.

YP Comment: Low-key Queen’s Speech reveals Theresa May’s weakness

THE absence of the pomp and pageantry traditionally associated with the State Opening of Parliament reflect these testing times.

Opinion

Grant Thornton on board for YP Awards

The Yorkshire Post is teaming up with professional services giant Grant Thornton for this year’s Excellence in Business Awards.

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Keyland Developments has submitted an outline planning application to turn a vacant 16-acre site in the Aire Valley, Leeds, into a 256,000 sq ft mixed use development.

Hundreds of jobs for new business park

Kelda Group’s property trading arm Keyland Developments has unveiled plans for a new business park which could create 500 new jobs.

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Yorkshire armed forces personnel and their families are growing increasingly frustrated with the raw deal they are receiving from Britains insurers

Military personnel think financial services are not to be trusted

Just 4​ per cent​ of ​military personnel in Yorkshire ​think th​at​ UK financial services are reliable or trustworthy​ a​nd 38​ per cent​ feel that insurers do not understand their specific military needs.

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Integra Buildings, Paull, East Yorkshire, United Kingdom, 14 June, 2017. Pictured: LtoR Managing Director Gary Parker and Commercial Director Chris Turner

Integra sets sights on £3m move

Modular buildings specialist Integra Buildings has purchased six acres of industrial land at Paull, east of Hull, for £1.6m and plans a further £1.4m investment on the site.

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Award win: Leeds's Victoria Gate shopping centre.

Region’s buildings win architecture awards

A STRIKING biomass power plant, landmark shopping centre and new housing development today received national awards for their architectural excellence.

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