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Paragon plans to rationalise costs

Paragon Entertainment Limited, the attractions design, production and fit-out business, has said that its full year EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation) will be significantly lower than expected.

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The concept of 'payday' is alien to many.

Jayne Dowle: Payday delayed? Welcome to the world of the self-employed

I FOUND it hard to have much sympathy for the HSBC customers caught out by the bank’s latest online and mobile banking meltdown. “But it’s payday!” they complained. “I’ve got direct debits and standing orders going out!” they bleated.

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Should investors have faith in the stock market?

Can this bull market last or are we in for a crash?

​​In the eight​ ​and​ ​a​ ​half years since March 2009, the S&P 500 – a global equity bellwether – has rallied​ ​by 227​ per cent​, but how much longer can this bull market last?

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Sally Hill of  FuneralPlanMarket.com

Price comparison website aims to help consumers save money on their funeral

A new price comparison website aims to help consumers save money on the cost of their funeral.

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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.

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Yorkshire was found to be one of two regions with the highest rates of night shift working in the country, as new analysis shows the number of people working nights has risen by 260,000 over the past give years.

Yorkshire has highest number of night shift workers, new study finds

Yorkshire was found to be one of two regions with the highest rates of night shift working in the country, as new analysis shows the number of people working nights has risen by 260,000 over the past five years.
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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.

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Firms from Yorkshire are well represented in the FTSE 250, including household names such as Card Factory

The FTSE 250 celebrates 25 years

When we launched the FTSE 250 25 years ago, we sought to identify and measure UK mid-cap companies for the first time.

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PM will not delay Universal Credit roll-out despite symbolic Commons defeat

Theresa May will not delay the roll-out of Universal Credit despite Labour winning a House of Commons vote calling for a pause in the introduction of the flagship benefit reform.

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Mark Carney has a reputation in some quarters as an unreliable boyfriend

Rate rises are finally on their way

​​A friend once told me that you can’t go far wrong by walking in the opposite direction​ ​to the signposts at Kings Cross underground station.

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The old pound coin will stop being legal tender on October 16.

Round-pound deadline approaches, but what if you still have coins after midnight?

Shoppers and retailers are preparing to bid farewell to the old "round pound" as the coin ceases to become legal tender at midnight.

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Unicorn Gin: The perfect way to drown your Brexit sorrows

Blackfriar: Worried about Brexit? A unicorn might be the answer

John Lewis will unveil its fifth annual retail report today.

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An installation titled We Are Hull by artist Zolst Balogh was projected onto the city's Maritime Museum as part of the UK City of Culture celebrations. Picture by Danny Lawson/PA

Want to be rich? Move to Hull or Sheffield

Workers in Hull and Sheffield are the richest city dwellers in England, thanks to having the lowest basic living costs across​ England.

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Companies are under pressure to achieve growth forecasts and deliver immediate returns to investors

Patience is a virtue for small companies

Providing patient capital to small, growing companies is essential to create sustainable growth in our economy.

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Shops to 'ignore' Royal Mint deadline on old pound coins

Shops to 'ignore' Royal Mint deadline on old pound coins

A warning has been issued over the potential 'chaos' that could ensue if shops do not meet a strict deadline to take old pound coins out of circulation.

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Yorkshire medtech Surgical Innovations takes its shareholder communications seriously

Treacherous move for modern day PR

“The maxim of the law is ‘Silence gives consent’. If therefore you wish to what my silence betokened, you must construe that I consented, not that I denied.”

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Daniel Maguire, Group Chief Operating Officer, LCH

Global capital markets need global clearers

Ten years ago this month, large queues of people formed outside branches of Northern Rock, the first visible sign in the UK of the crisis that would eventually engulf the global financial markets.

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Mary Broadhead

YFM Group Team Portraits.

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Profile: Why more women should seek careers in private equity

More women should seek careers in private equity, says Mary Broadhead, Deputy Business Editor Greg Wright reports

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Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards 2016.  New Dock Hall.  4 November 2016.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Tickets on sale as we honour the brightest and best in business

THE brightest and best businesses in the region will be celebrated at a major awards dinner later this year.

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YP Letters: Bank closures impact most on the elderly

YP Letters: Bank closures impact most on the elderly

From: RJA Ayre, Elvington, York.

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