Shulmans founder to step down from firm after 37 years

Jeremy Shulman, the founder of one Yorkshire’s biggest law firms, is to stand down after 37 years with the practise.


Hammond says Britain ‘ready to meet the cost’ of Russian sanctions following nerve agent attack

Chancellor Philip Hammond has said the Government is prepared to meet the economic cost of sanctions against Russia over the nerve agent attack on a former spy and his daughter on UK soil.

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British Steel lands major German rail contract

British Steel has landed a major contract to supply railway lines to a German transport giant.

This is how the station at Bradford Interchange could look in the future.

Bradford station on Northern Powerhouse Rail ‘would create 15,000 jobs’

Creating a station in Bradford as part of the planned high speed rail link between Leeds and Manchester could boost the UK’s economy by billions of pounds and add 15,000 new jobs to the region, it is claimed.

Flagship Sheffield complex sold for £24m

Flagship Sheffield complex sold for £24m

The flagship 3 St Paul’s Place office building in Sheffield has been sold to a London-based investor for £24m.

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Steel boss warns on ‘profound impact’ of Trump’s tariffs

DOWNING STREET has pledged “robust” action to protect the nation’s steel industry in the wake of onerous new tariffs from the United States, a move which industry leaders said would have a “profound and detrimental impact” on the sector.

New Deloitte boss to grow market share and reveals ambitious expansion plan

New Deloitte boss to grow market share and reveals ambitious expansion plan

The new Yorkshire senior practice manager for professional services giant Deloitte has pledged to grow its market share in the region and hinted at further hires into its Leeds office.

BrewDog launches ‘Pink’ beer in protest at ‘sexist’ beer industry

BrewDog launches ‘Pink’ beer in protest at ‘sexist’ beer industry

A marketing boss at BrewDog has launched an incendiary attack on the beer industry, accusing if of being sexist and too male-centric.

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Caddick Developments to transform the six-acre Quarry Hill site in central Leeds.

Caddick hails firm’s strength as profits rise to £7.96m

The boss of family-run construction business Caddick Group has said the collapse of Carillion it has shown his firm has “a unique strength in the market place” as it reported profits of £7.96m.

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Oss - Jamie Brundell checks the cast alumium parts for the car industry at Brabant Alucast plant  in the city of Oss. PHOTO: DIEDERIK VAN DER LAAN

Endless comfirms sale of BAI in a move which saves five European factories from collapse

Private equity giant Endless has announced the turnaround of an automotive supply giant, saving five European factories from collapse and many hundreds of jobs on the continent.

Mercia in £16.9m  software firm sale

Mercia in £16.9m software firm sale

Investment firm Mercia has sold Leeds-based Science Warehouse for a cash sum of £16.9m to Advanced Business Software and Solutions.

Siemens is set to open a new rail facility in Goole, creating hundreds of new jobs.

Siemens unveils plans for £200m Yorkshire factory that could create 1,700 new jobs

A £200m state-of-the-art train factory is to be built in Yorkshire in a move which is anticipated to create 1,700 jobs.

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UPDATED: Mortgages and savings help drive profits at Yorkshire Building Society

Britain’s mutual sector is outperforming the financial services market, the boss of Yorkshire Building Society has claimed, after the firm posted a record level of mortgage lending in 2017.

Asda commits to mentor more women into leadership roles after pay gap data

Asda commits to mentor more women into leadership roles after pay gap data

Supermarket giant Asda has vowed to shore up the number of women in top-level positions after revealing a 53% gap in the bonuses paid to men and women.

Date: 13th March 2017.'Picture James Hardisty.'Northern Rail Strike affecting passengers at Leeds City Station.

Powerhouse call to build fast rail to Northern cities alongside HS2

High-speed rail linking the North of England’s biggest cities should be delivered at the same time as HS2, politicians and business leaders have urged today.

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Council leaders’ plea to PM for Yorkshire mayor by 2020

Yorkshire could be set to elect a county-wide mayor by 2020 after the leaders of 18 of the region’s councils reached an agreement on devolution.

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Do exams put children under too much stress?

Mark Casci: Today’s youngsters are wanting to make a difference

Every time I pick up a newspaper and read something critical of ‘millennials’, or even worse, hear people voice these grievances in person, I cringe inside as if someone has dragged a set of overlong fingernails over a particularly dirty blackboard.

REFURBISHED: Merrion House will be the main city office base for Leeds City Council. PIC: Richard Walker/

Profits rise at Town Centre Securities

Town Centre Securities saw its pre-tax profit increase by £9.8m to £12.4m, with improved valuations of its investment portfolio behind the surge.

Feature on Craft Brewery, Northern Monk, Marshall Mills, Leeds.Lead Brewer Adam Lyle pictured 18th September 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Northern Monk brewery to triple capacity and targets Manchester and London

It began life in the basement of a parent’s basement but in less than five years Northern Monk Brewing Co has grown to become one of the country’s most respected and fastest-growing craft beer brands.

Simon Spinks (MD) of Harrison Spinks.

Harrison Spinks invests £1.8m into new British Steel site

Luxury bed maker Harrison Spinks is investing £1.8m into a new wire drawing facility on British Steel’s site in Scunthorpe.

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