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‘Foreign investors are looking to snap up property in the UK’

GROWING numbers of foreign investors are looking to snap up assets in the UK property market due to the decline in value of the pound, according to a leading figure at a Yorkshire engineering company.

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Businesses across Sheffield City Region face ‘more challenging times’

MANY BUSINESSES across the Sheffield City Region are facing more challenging times, a major business event was told.

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Managing Partner, Tim Halstead of Shulmans

Shulmans reels in record profits during ‘exceptional year’

LAW firm Shulmans today revealed that it has enjoyed an “exceptional year” as it reported strong growth in turnover and profits.

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Big business must do more to stop modern slavery, says Greg Wright

Greg Wright: We must act now to stop modern slavery

THE hot, dusty weather will probably have left its mark on your car.

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Morrisons is enjoying a 'colleague-led turnaround'

Thousands of Morrisons staff to gain reward after share price rises

More than 7,900 Morrisons staff will receive shares or a cheque averaging nearly £4,000 this month as a result of a scheme that allows them to save for Morrisons shares.

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The City of London skyline. Halfords has hired a new chief financial officer. Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Halfords poaches senior figure from Waitrose

RETAILER HALFORDS has poached a senior figure from Waitrose to replace outgoing finance chief Jonny Mason.

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Huddersfield Town’s Dean Hoyle is hailed as ‘man with magic touch’ as retailer plans flotation

HUDDERSFIELD Town chairman Dean Hoyle has been hailed as “the man with the magic touch” after he played a leading role in the revival of a retailer which plans to make its stock market debut.

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Dart Group’s shares take off as profits soar

SHARES in the group behind airline Jet2.com have taken off after the popularity of flights and holiday packages helped its profits soar.

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John Joyce of Addleshaw Goddard

Addleshaw Goddard reels in global revenue of £242m

LAW firm Addleshaw Goddard today revealed that it had enjoyed an “excellent” year after delivering substantial revenue and profit growth.

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6 July 2018......  Business event organised by TheCityUk to analyse how financial services can improve the performance of the UK's economy.  Anjalika Bardalai chief economist of TheCityUk.   Picture Tony Johnson.

Greg Wright: Let’s bring the City watchdog home to Yorkshire

WE are a divided nation.

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Ocado swings to loss but has high hopes for ‘transformational period’

Online grocer Ocado has swung to a £9 million half-year loss as it counted the cost of hefty investment in new warehouses and IT systems after ramping up expansion plans.

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Tesco has announced that Charles Wilson is stepping down due to illness Picture: Johnston Press

Head of Tesco in UK and Ireland to step down from board due to illness

The head of Tesco’s business in the UK and Ireland is stepping down from the board after being diagnosed with throat cancer.

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Fearless explorer to take centre stage at awards

The man described by the Guinness Book of Records as the world’s greatest living explorer and the woman at the helm of a global branding agency will share their international success stories at the Yorkshire Finance Leaders Awards.

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Middleham Castle, which was Richard 's stronghold when he led the first Council of the North. Picture Bruce Rollinson

Greg Wright: Things Richard III could teach us about creating a Northern Powerhouse

PROJECTS to boost the North’s economic clout are a bit like buses. You wait 540 years and two come along at once.

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900 jobs at risk as Mothercare announces store closures

Mothercare is to close another raft of stores, meaning 60 of its outlets will be shut by June next year, putting 900 jobs at risk.

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Greg Wright of The Yorkshire Post is pictured with (from left) Sarah Longlands of IPPR North, Anjalika Bardalai of TheCityUK and Chris Hearld of KPMG    Picture Tony Johnson.

‘Devolving power to Yorkshire will help to answer the big business questions’

DEVOLVING power to Yorkshire from central Government would help leaders overcome problems that are holding the region back, a business event was told.

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Gin festivals are cancelled as organiser is placed into administration

A series of popular gin festivals have been cancelled after the organiser was placed into administration.

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Miles Celic of TheCityUK

‘A focus on local decision making will boost financial services’

BOSSES at Yorkshire’s financial services firms are being urged to offer graduates and apprentices the prospect of promotion in order to ensure the region remains competitive on a global scale.

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Business leaders want clarity over Brexit, says Greg Wright

Greg Wright; The shambolic plans for Brexit pose threat to nation

When it comes to business confidence, Brexit isn’t so much the elephant in the room as the insomniac neighbour who is addicted to thrash metal; it is simply drowning out everything else.

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Bettys & Taylors group has announced its latest results

Bettys & Taylors delivers ‘strong results’ but faces tough market conditions

BETTYS & Taylors Group today said it had delivered strong results over the last financial year, but warned that it was facing tough market conditions during a period of economic uncertainty.

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