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BUSINESS ARTICLES AND FEATURES

Articles & Features

Articles & Features

BUSINESS ARTICLES AND FEATURES

Ice cream brand Northern Bloc is launches crowd funding campaign to fund growth

Ice cream brand Northern Bloc launches crowd funding campaign to fund growth

Leeds-based ice cream brand Northern Bloc is launching a new Crowdcube campaign to fund the expansion of the current business. The Northern brand are looking to raise...
Matthew Koon & Rachael Gillespie with Northern Ballet first direct lorry

first direct shows its support for Northern Ballet

As the National Tour Sponsor of Northern Ballet, first direct has committed to helping keep the Leeds-based Company’s three lorries on the road over...

The material difference: moving from development to commercialisation in demanding applications

Around the world at any given time there are thousands of scientists and engineers working on exciting new materials in their labs. Many of these materials may well have the potential to be game-changing. But even with the concept proven – even with the huge hurdles in figuring out how to produce a lab-proven material at scale surmounted – there is still a long way to go. How do you then commercialise those materials for use in demanding applications?

Brexit and the art of negotiation: What can businesses learn?

Neil Clothier, senior negotiation strategist at Huthwaite International, talks negotiation skills and what businesses can learn from negotiations with the EU 27.In light of...

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