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Zonegreen extends reach across emerald isle

Sheffield-based rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, is expanding its presence in the Republic of Ireland, after installing a new warning system at Dublin’s Fairview Depot.

Sheffield’s AMETEK Land releases technology to help contain threat of COVID-19

AMETEK Land, the Sheffield-based temperature measurement specialist, has released a fever screening thermal imaging system which could play a fundamental role in helping to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Yorkshire’s Got Talent

Following the announcement that tech start-up, Caroo, has extended its offering of free recruitment to businesses across Yorkshire, the recruitment platform has unveiled some...

Young Creative Sheffield Entrepreneur Featured on Forbes’ Prestigious “30 Under 30 Europe”

This week, Forbes released it’s fifth annual edition of its “30 Under 30 Europe” list - featuring 300 young visionaries boldly redefining ten industries...

Start-up secures £350k to develop smart system for care homes

A Sheffield company, which has developed a more advanced ‘nurse call’ system for care homes, has secured £350,000 investment from NPIF - Mercia Equity Finance that is managed by Mercia and is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

Danny’s sparking success in Sheffield

A bright spark from Frecheville, Sheffield has landed himself an apprenticeship after shining during a work experience placement. In the spotlight, Danny Walsh, 20, has...

Bawtry Kitchen Specialist Targets Growth after Securing Launchpad Support

A Bawtry-based husband and wife team who sought to inspire property owners by making the most of their homes have expanded their company Meliora’s operations after calling on help from a unique business support programme which aims to help.

Funding will help historic engineering firm to keep growth on course

A historic Sheffield business which makes suspension parts for trucks worldwide is continuing its expansion with the help of a £300,000 loan from NPIF - Mercia Debt Finance, managed by Mercia and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

Logistical Logic Lands Large Investment Funds

An ambitious entrepreneur who was left unable to work has transformed an idea into a multi-million pound business venture after securing backing from alternative lending provider Finance For Enterprise and the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

Sheffield City Region Open For Business And Seeking Investors At International Property Conference

The Sheffield City Region (SCR) is set to showcase a number of fully investible schemes from its investment portfolio at MIPIM 2020, the world’s largest annual property conference, held in Cannes between 10th and 13th March.

Tech charity launches data science research project

The David and Jane Richards Family Foundation is taking part in a major research project to evaluate and develop its new data science curriculum. The...

Northam joins Zonegreen’s new generation

Sheffield-based rail safety specialist, Zonegreen, has upgraded its technology at a second Siemens UK depot, as part of a major midlife overhaul programme for the operator.

Coalfields cash ensures brain injury survivors are never forgotten

Headway Rotherham, which has been improving the lives of people suffering from brain injuries for close to 30 years, has secured £10,000 from the...

Belmayne welcomes apprentice to admin team

Dronfield-based independent financial planners, Belmayne, are extending their support team with the addition of an administration apprentice.

Tech Talks to Spark Debate with Specialists Joining as Speakers

Think Summits will once again encourage the meeting of minds with the introduction of Tech Talks, taking place on Thursday 20 February from 6pm...

Labfacility turns up heat on international growth after securing backing from Finance For Enterprise...

The UK’s leading manufacturer of temperature sensors is set to expand its operations in South Yorkshire after securing a six figure lending package from NPIF – BEF & FFE Microfinance, which is managed by Business Enterprise Fund (BEF) and Finance for

Laying the foundations for careers in construction

As the UK promotes National Apprenticeship Week (3rd – 7th Feb), a partnership committed to regenerating and investing in Sheffield is celebrating creating 75...

Taylor&Emmet invites Rotherham to birthday bash

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is celebrating the first anniversary of its Rotherham office by hosting a free networking evening for local businesses.

Building success in Barnsley, brick by brick

A Barnsley based brick business is building success, tackling the construction skills shortage head on. Barnsley Brickwork has created over 100 training opportunities and six...

New Board Structure At S2S As Expansion Continues

The management board, at South Yorkshire based data disposal company S2S, has been strengthened with the re-appointment of industry expert Stephen Daughtrey as Chairman.

Three Joes Restaurant Chain Expands in the North

Three Joes Sourdough Pizza Chain Opens First Restaurant in the North of England at Meadowhall Shopping Centre - and are celebrating with free pizza for diners.

Routemaster: Former bus driver pioneers new distribution start-up with help from Launchpad programme

Developing a new business can be a little bit like waiting for a bus. Nothing happens for ages and then two arrive at once....

Recruitment specialist set to double workforce after engineering significant growth plans.

A Rotherham-based entrepreneur who set his sights on tackling the critical skills shortages affecting the Sheffield City Region’s engineering and manufacturing sectors by applying...

Lobster clients enjoy Xmas trade without extra cost

Logistics and wholesale clients of Chesterfield-based software specialist, Lobster, enjoyed the seasonal peak in trade without incurring additional operational expenses.

Newgate Newark Ltd chosen as the exclusive UK distributor for the Parklio smart parking...

Newgate Newark Ltd is both delighted and excited to have been chosen as the exclusive UK distributor for the Parklio smart parking barrier. The Newgate Parklio smart parking barrier is a smartphone-controlled, motion-sensitive parking barrier.

Belmayne names four foundation charities

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are pledging their support to four local charities, who will benefit from the firm’s fundraising efforts this year.

Legal experts raise thousands in colleague’s name

A partner at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP has helped to raise more than £3,000 in memory of a colleague and friend, who lost her battle with breast cancer last year.

Humber Bridge works shortlisted for top engineering award

Humber Bridge has been shortlisted for a prestigious civil engineering award.

Top engineering projects shortlisted for Yorkshire and Humber awards

The Institution of Civil Engineers Yorkshire and Humber has released a shortlist of pioneering projects to be recognised at its annual Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2020.

Belmayne extends team of expert advisers

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are strengthening their team of professionals with the appointment of a new experienced adviser.

New chief executive takes reins at Taylor&Emmet

Sheffield solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, has appointed a new chief executive to help the firm meet its strategic objectives for 2020 and beyond.

An Essential Guide to Health & Safety at Work – By Health & Safety...

Implementing legal and effective health and safety procedures can be a lot easier than some people might think. Here are a few points to guide you.

Sheffield City Region Introduces New Web Tool Set to Attract Outside Investors

The Sheffield City Region has launched a new online tool built for international investors looking for inspiration on where to locate in the region.

Goldthorpe furnace maker calls time on illustrious career spanning four decades

A Barnsley man has called time on a career spanning four decades that has seen him recognised as one of the UK’s leading fabricators...

Sheffield financial planners recruit new paraplanner

Sheffield based Future Life Wealth Management has appointed a new financial paraplanner as part of the company’s growth plans.

RSPCA Sheffield Launches Appeal For Corporate Partnerships

The local animal charity looks for business support in the lead up to Christmas.

Sheffield based environmental consultancy launches new website

Wildscapes CIC, an environmental consultancy owned by the Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, is proud to announce the launch of a newly redesigned website. Established...

Sheffield’s Lord Mayor opens new Skills Academy that will ‘change lives’

A new skills academy that will provide practical, hands on construction training aimed at getting unemployed people from across the region back into work...

Sheffield entrepreneur delivers innovative app to battle big four supermarkets & support local supermarkets

A Sheffield-based entrepreneur is hoping to give independent retailers a competitive edge when it comes to generating online sales after launching a brand new business designed to help small supermarkets to compete with the big four when it comes to

Advanced manufacturing and logistics development located at Doncaster Sheffield Airport to create 4,300 jobs

Doncaster Council has approved construction of a 3.5 million sq ft advanced manufacturing and logistics development located at Doncaster Sheffield Airport, (DSA) one of the largest strategic development zones in the Yorkshire region, owned and manage

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