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Mark Casci: Dire consequence of Carillion collapse for small firms

Blue Monday proved to live up to its name with the news that we were all dreading.

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Hundreds of Carillion staff face an uncertain future.

Collapse of Carillion could harm hundreds of firms

The collapse of Carillion has prompted fierce criticism of the Government over its awarding of hundreds of contracts to the firm, with many business leaders warning of dire knock on effects to small firms in the fallen giant’s supply chain.

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William Hill betting shop. Pic: John Stillwell/PA Wire

William Hill looks to be a winner with improved profit predictions

William Hill is predicting an improved proft rise of 11 per cent following favourable sports results.

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David Richards, CEO of wanDISCO.

WANDisco announces new vice president

Sheffield-based software firm WANdisco has appointed Ramki Thurimella as vice president of research in the company’s Silicon Valley base.

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Leeds Building Society

EXCLUSIVE: Leeds Building Society to relocate HQ to new city centre premises

Leeds Building Society is to relocate its headquarters into new premises in the city centre.

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Massive Network North property portfolio sold in £42m deal

Massive Network North property portfolio sold in £42m deal

A property portfolio covering more than 630,000 sq ft across multiple different locations in Yorkshire has been sold for £41.9m.

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Wakefield College

Business hub to bring inclusive growth to Wakefield

A new business centre created in Wakefield city centre will help create high skill and well-paid jobs as well as retain talent in the city, it has been claimed.

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Average household spent more than £1,000 on food before Christmas

Consumers shrugged off a sluggish economy to spend a record £1,054 on groceries in the three months until Christmas, figures show.

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Cottee replaces Jenkins at Deloitte

Cottee replaces Jenkins at Deloitte

Deloitte has appointed Stuart Cottee as its new practice senior partner for Yorkshire and the North East.

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Jeff Fairburn, Persimmon

Revenues soar at Persimmon

Persimmon boosted revenues to £3.42bn in 2017, a rise of nine per cent on the previous year as it hinted at profit levels ahead of market expectations.

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Morrisons

Morrisons reports stronger than expected Christmas sales

Supermarket giant Morrisons has reported a strong end to 2017, with Christmas sales in particular boosting figures.

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Yorkshire tech family to roll out mental health scheme to large corporates

Yorkshire tech family to roll out mental health scheme to large corporates

A NEW programme developed in Yorkshire is to be rolled out to large corporates to help employees deal with mental health issues.

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20 July 2017.......Mark Nicols, CEO of Xeros Technology Group plc, for Yorkshire Vision. Picture Scott Merrylees

Xeros signs second deal with leading washing machine manufacturer

ROTHERHAM-BASED Xeros Technology Group has signed another development agreement with a leading manufacurer of washing machines.

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Mothercare issues profit warning

Mothercare has warned over profits after UK sales plunged in the run-up to Christmas, with consumer spending falling in both stores and online.

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Persimmon chief executive Jeff Fairburn's �100m bonus is under fire.

Huge pay gap persists despite fall in average CEO package

PAY PACKAGES for the top bosses of the UK’s biggest companies declined last year but executives still earned more money in the first three days of the year than average workers earn in a year.

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Leeds & Liverpool Canal Barrowford Locks

Port bosses look at restoring Yorkshire’s canal network as they eye expansion

Yorkshire’s port network is set to create more jobs and could potentially look at restoring the North of England’s historic canal network to industrial use, it has been claimed.

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Poundland

Crisis at Steinhoff deepens as accounting probe extends

The South African owner of Poundland has said that it may have to restate more historic accounts as an accounting scandal at the company deepens.

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Protect yourself against unsocitited emails and install virus protection on your devices.

Cyber attacks are the leading fear for IT bosses in financial and public services

Online attacks from cyber criminals are now the most feared technology threat from bosses in the financial and public sectors for 2018.

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‘Devolution deadlock is leaving Yorkshire behind the rest of the North’ - business leaders say

‘Devolution deadlock is leaving Yorkshire behind the rest of the North’ - business leaders say

Yorkshire is in danger of being left behind the rest of the north owing to its failure to secure a settlement for devolved powers, business leaders claim today.

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