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Value of Northern transport links ‘stupendous’ - Bank of England boss

The North’s economy is performing better than many in the south believe, a senior figure at the Bank of England has claimed.

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Martin Taylor from the Bank of England pictured at West One, Leeds.4th July 2018 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

+Banking sector strong enough to withstand ‘No Deal’ brexit, Bank of England boss

The banking sector is sufficiently strong that it can withstand a ‘disorderly Brexit’ a leading figure at the Bank of England has claimed.

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Round table event with Barclays on apprenticeships. 'Ann Holmes (Yorkshire Post) speaks.'4th July 2018.'Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Diverse workforces ‘are good for business at every level’

Having a more socially mobile workforce boosts performance and makes companies more agile, senior business leaders have claimed.

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Yorkshire property agency Linley & Simpson to get £10m cash injection

Yorkshire property agency Linley & Simpson is to get a £10m investment from private equity house LDC.

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Retail and manufacturing show signs of improvement says Bank of England

Retail sales and manufacturing output both edged up in the last three months, despite recruitment difficulties being elevated and ongoing concern over political instability, the Bank of England has said.

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Mark Casci: Unpaid internships undermine the value of working

Last month Labour’s Chuka Umunna found himself in hot water from many quarters after an advert for an internship was posted at the University of Leeds.

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Teesside University has been awarded �250,000  to help fund degree apprenticeships in STEM subjects in the Tees Valley.

Business leaders tell Government that degree apprenticeships ‘can boost the North’s economy’

Boosting degree apprenticeships could hand a massive boost to the economy of Northern England, business leaders will today recommend.

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Launch of Inclusive Growth Strategy, at Cloth Hall Court, Leeds.. Renee Hunt spaeking25th June 2018 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Sky boss calls for more women programmers as Leeds launches growth strategy

A boss at broadcasting giant Sky has called upon digital businesses in Yorkshire to take on female programmers that it has trained in order to help diversify the city’s tech sector.

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Yorkshire Bank deal for Virgin Money ‘could spark flurry of banking mergers’

Yorkshire Bank deal for Virgin Money ‘could spark flurry of banking mergers’

Plans for the owners of Yorkshire Bank to takeover of Virgin Money could mark the start of an M&A wave in the sector, the global chairman of PwC has said.

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Barrier firm Events Solution sold to Arena Events Group for £2.5m

SHeffield’s Events Solution has been acquired by Arena Events Group for £2.5m.

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Anthony Ullmann acquires Shackletons for undisclosed sum

Yorkshire entrepreneur Anthony Ullmann has acquired furniture firm Shackletons for an undisclosed sum.

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Yorkshire firm develops first electrically run bin lorry

Yorkshire firm develops first electrically run bin lorry

A Yorkshire firm has developed the first refuse lorry in the world to run on electrical power.

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Yorkshire Bank brand could vanish from High Street as group agrees £1.7bn takeover of Virgin Money

CYBG has reached a takeover deal with Virgin Money that values the bank at £1.7 billion but is likely to lead to more than 1,500 job losses.

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FREE BUSINESS TALK: Tougher Minds over matter can help work go smoothly

Being your best is something all employees will want to be, but how can we go about achieving that?
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Innovation Network.'The Industrial Strategy and what does it mean for business? '''Dr Tina Conkar (Leeds Beckett University) and Andy Koss (Drax Power).'13th June 2018.'Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Funding innovation ‘crucial to delivering growth’

Far greater levels of investment in research and innovation are required if the UK is to successfully deliver its Industrial Strategy, experts have said.

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Mark Casci: The North has shown its collective strength on rail crisis

The North really showed its collective strength this past few days.

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David Brown, managing director of Northern, pictured at Zaragoza

Northern boss says sorry to passengers and blames short-notice over rail chaos

The boss of Northern Rail has issued an apology to passengers, admitting services in the past few weeks have not been good enough and blamed the chaos on the North of England’s railways on the short notice the firm was given to implement new timetables.

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JCT600 reports record revenue of £1.25bn

JCT600 reports record revenue of £1.25bn

Car retailing giant JCT600 rose above a challenging market to record a record turnover, citing confidence in the family-owned firms brand as being behind the rise.

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Date: 24th May 2018.'Picture James Hardisty.'YP-Business'Leeds Community Foundation, St Paul's Street, Leeds. Pictured Kate Hainsworth, CEO, of Leeds Community Foundation.

Leeds “a beacon city for compassion” - charity boss says

“Let’s make a plan and work together. There will be plenty in it for you. This is not a one-way street. There is a huge amount you get back and a huge amount of staff engagement and a huge amount that goes on to you credit rating in terms of what you are doing, but also meaning in terms of your community values.”

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Work gets underway on 30 acre Malton business park

Work gets underway on 30 acre Malton business park

WORK is set to get underway on a 30 acre business park in North Yorkshire which will create 600 new jobs.

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