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Business growth in Yorkshire outstrips rest of UK

Business activity in Yorkshire experienced the fastest expansion in the UK during July, with firms hiring staff at the quickest rate since March 2015, figures show.

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Apartments designed specifically for rent, office space, hotels, student accommodation and car parking are all part of the initial phase of plans being put forward by Caddick Developments to transform the six-acre Quarry Hill site in central Leeds.

An exciting new era for Quarry Hill

For nearly 50 years it was the biggest social housing complex in the country, home to thousands of people and a considered to be one of Leeds’s more down-at-heel areas.

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City could create 47,000 new jobs by 2030

As many as 47,000 high quality jobs could be created in Leeds by 2030 if the city is given appropriate investment in areas such as transport and skills, experts have claimed.

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Economy of Leeds ‘grew faster’ than London since Northern Powerhouse was launched

Leeds’s economy has grown at a faster pace than London during the three years since the Northern Powerhouse was launched, new figures show.

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A third of UK food is currently supplied by other EU countries.

Are shoppers 'completely in the dark' about the Brexit impact on prices?

Shoppers will see "prices, quality and choice" hit by Brexit, a former Sainsbury's boss has warned.

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Bid to connect airport to East Coast Mainline

Bid to connect airport to East Coast Mainline

The bid to connect Doncaster Sheffield Airport with the East Coast Mainline has taken a step closer today with the commissioning of a feasibility study into the link.

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Healthcare firm’s new ap could free up doctors

A Harrogate-based healthcare company may have come up with a new technology that will dramatically free-up the workload of hard-pressed doctors.

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Leeds Digital Festival panel discussion from 2016.
From left, Kate Nash (Director Of Education Leeds University School of Media & Communication), Ana Jakimovska (Head of Product Sky News) and Tom Philips (UK Editorial Director Buzzfeed)..
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Yorkshire tech firms contribute £4bn to UK economy

Technology firms in Yorkshire contributed nearly £4bn last year and are supporting some 60,000 jobs, new figures show.

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IN CONTROL: Students compete in the eSports Grand Final.

University in major tie-up for pioneering ‘esports’ collaboration

The University of York and ESL - the world’s largest esports company - have announced a new teaching and research partnership agreement.

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Artist's impression of the hotel

Harrogate showground hotel goes ahead after planning U-turn

A CONTROVERSIAL self-catering hotel is to be built on the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate, a year after councillors threw out the proposal.

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HRH the Duke of York visits AMRC training centre. UTC students demonstrate equipment

‘Cut commuter times and develop an industrial strategy for Sheffield’ - CBI boss Drechsler

Cutting transport times between the cities such as Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester would spark a “quiet revolution” for the north of England’s prospects, one of the country’s leader business leaders has claimed.

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Date: 18th May 2017.
Picture James Hardisty.
iProspect Event held at The Tetley, Hunslet Road, Leeds. Pictured Guest speakers Matz Lukmani, Attribution Product Expert at Goggle, and John Carr, Partner Manager of Facebook.

Spread of fake news epidemic ‘alarming’ says Google boss

THE rate at which fake news is spreading across the internet is ‘alarming’ but the industry is slowly gaining back control, according to technology giant Google.

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Date: 22nd March 2016. Picture James Hardisty.  Yorkshire Evening Post Photo Essasy.......Architecture around Leeds City Centre. Pictured Princes Exchange, Princes Square, Leeds.

Data firm enquiryMax set to take on more staff as it moves its headquarters

An automotive data firm has plans to create 10 news jobs in the next year as it doubles the size of its head office.

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Top accountant says interest in Yorkshire’s tech firms remains high

Top accountant says interest in Yorkshire’s tech firms remains high

Foreign investment into Yorkshire and the nation’s economies will continue, with the region’s tech firms particularly attractive to inward investment, a top accountant has claimed.

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Broadband customers are paying a penalty for their loyalty, with providers increasing bills by more than 100 a year when initial deals end, a charity has warned.

Warning: How your broadband supplier could be stinging its loyal customers

Broadband customers are paying a penalty for their loyalty, with providers increasing bills by more than £100 a year when initial deals end, a charity has warned.

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Leeds welcomes arrival of ‘Digital Harbour’

Leeds welcomes arrival of ‘Digital Harbour’

Data firm aql is preparing to launch a new data centre which it says will make Leeds a centre for safe and reliable cloud computing solutions to businesses and organisations across the country.

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Tesco has been fined 129m.

Tesco fined £129m but avoids prosecution over accounting scandal

Tesco has been hit with a £129 million fine from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), but has escaped prosecution over its accounting scandal.
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Customers who receive a poor service from their landline or broadband provider could be in line for automatic compensation as part of new proposals.

Compensation payments could soon be paid for poor broadband or landline service

Customers who receive a poor service from their landline or broadband provider could be in line for automatic compensation as part of new proposals.
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Philip Jordan of Ward Hadaway

Yorkshire’s Fastest 50 in full: A year of surprises

To many observers, 2016 was a year of surprises – the Brexit vote, the election of President Trump – so is 2017 continuing on in that vein? Well, as far as the Ward Hadaway Yorkshire Fastest 50 is concerned, the answer is yes – and no.

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Gavin Maddison

Fastest 50: Take stock and draw up a shareholders’ agreement

Business partners are familiar with putting in place arrangements which protect the business they are building together. Those arrangements might include written contracts with suppliers, insurances, hedging terms or health and safety policies.

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