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Client commission results in new product for Mechan

Sheffield manufacturer, Mechan, is extending its portfolio of rail depot handling equipment, after developing a new product for longstanding client, Siemens Mobility Limited.

Taylor&Emmet shortlisted for probate accolade

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is receiving national recognition for the high-quality work its wills and probate solicitors deliver and their engagement with clients.

Wetland project would ease flood risk

An innovative water management scheme, designed to ease pressure on Sheffield’s sewer system, is being proposed as part of plans to build 148 new...

Sheffield animation studio set to expand with help of £100k NPIF loan

A Sheffield animation studio which has won international acclaim is expanding with the help a £100,000 loan from NPIF - Mercia Debt Finance, which is managed by Mercia and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

Sheffield’s Inspec Solutions Wins New Contract With Science Facility

Inspec Solutions, a Sheffield-based control, safety & automation systems supplier, has won a contract with Diamond Light Source, the UK’s national synchrotron science facility located in Oxfordshire.

Former Nurse Links Up with Launchpad

A former nurse who put her life-saving skills to good use after her husband experienced a heart-attack, is now helping new parents and families...

Smith Brothers power system design team doubles in size

High voltage electrical engineering firm Smith Brothers has added 39 years of power system design expertise to its portfolio with a quartet of specialist...

Mercia opens NPIF & CBILS applications to SMEs in the Northern Powerhouse region

Finance provider Mercia is now offering NPIF loans of £100,000 to £750,000 backed by the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS).

Business distress in Sheffield up by 7% amid Government financial measures to reduce covid...

Despite Government initiatives to protect business from the effects of lockdown and the coronavirus, financial problems among Sheffield businesses had increased by 7% to...

Finance For Enterprise & NPIF provide silver lining for psychology specialists

A Matlock-based clinical psychology services specialist, which has helped local authorities to save more than a million pounds to date has received a six...

Sheffield City Region Announces Phase Two India Growth Champions

The Sheffield City Region has revealed the five local businesses that have been accepted onto the second phase of its India Growth Champions Scheme, delivered in association with the UK India Business Council.

Sheffield Technology & Automation Company Reports Bumper Results In 20th Anniversary Year

Inspec Solutions, a Sheffield-based technology systems provider to industries including Petrochemical, Food & Beverage & Power Generation and Metals, amongst many others , has reported a bumper year with over 30% growth secured to its year end.

Taylor&Emmet hails report into pelvic mesh injustice

Clinical negligence specialists at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP are welcoming news that the adverse consequences of using pelvic mesh are finally being recognised.

Taylor&Emmet trio begins new roles in lockdown

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP is welcoming three new senior members of staff who have all taken up their positions during lockdown, proving home working is no barrier to progress.

Taylor&Emmet launches Saturday mediation service

Busy separating couples from across South Yorkshire can now access family mediation at weekends, thanks to Taylor&Emmet LLP.

Full order book for unshakeable Sheffield entrepreneur

A Sheffield based furniture maker’s steely determination has helped his business to survive the lockdown and come out the other side even stronger than before with a full order book, a growing team and unshakeable optimism for the future.

Facial Recognition added to Eagle Platforms IPAF training courses

Given the unprecedented nature of the current health crisis, IPAF have taken the necessary step to add facial recognition to their IPAF Operator training course.

GB Sports star helping students achieve their goals after calling on Launchpad support

A former professional sportswoman who launched a unique tutoring business designed to help students gain a better understanding of the appliance of science is expanding her business after pioneering a new online support service.

TEQ proud to support ‘Essential Business’ activity with European sourcing of high-quality medical packaging

Leading European thermoformer TEQ is proud to continue delivering a range of medical packaging solutions for customers working to address critical health needs related to COVID-19.

Rotherham Recruitment Company is Back On Track Thanks to Re-Start to Growth Programme

Multitask Personnel, a permanent and temporary recruitment specialist based in Rotherham, has gained a new strategic direction that should put it back on track, thanks to Sheffield City Region’s “Re-Start to Growth” programme.

1,000th home milestone as Sheffield regeneration partnership resumes work

As safe and socially distanced work resumes on Sheffield Housing Company (SHC) building sites, the regeneration partnership will shortly complete its 1,000th new, high...
Sheffield based agency, Rise at Seven, aims to double turnover to £3.5m in year 2

Sheffield based agency, Rise at Seven, aims to double turnover to £3.5m in year...

Rise at Seven, the search-first creative agency based in Sheffield and London turns one year old and reports £1.5 million turnover in its first...

Finance For Enterprise and NPIF helps modular buildings specialist lay foundations for future growth

Owners of a Hornsea-based construction company which specialises in the installation of modular buildings are cooking up plans to nurture entrepreneurial talent in the...

Sheffield’s The SEO Works appointed by Decathlon UK

“We selected The SEO Works for their focus on achieving results, excellent track record and their ability to work as an extension of our team” said Ella O’Riordan, SEO Manager at Decathlon.

Mental health platform launches crowdfunding appeal in a bid to keep vital support free

A Yorkshire-based mental health platform created to support employees has launched a crowdfunding campaign to keep its online training free of charge.

Zonegreen points Isle of Wight depot in safe direction

Rail safety specialist, Sheffield’s Zonegreen, is using its latest technology to protect depot staff on the Isle of Wight from the risks associated with manual hand points.
How today’s businesses can benefit from Prefabricated Data Centres

How today’s businesses can benefit from Prefabricated Data Centres

Prefabricated data centre modules can help businesses of today meet a range of challenges by providing cost effective, energy efficient data centre infrastructure that...

Big bounce back in property cases for Taylor&Emmet

The residential conveyancing team at Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP has seen a dramatic upswing in activity since the property sector was released from lockdown.

Respected family law expert joins Taylor&Emmet

A longstanding member of Sheffield’s family law community is joining local solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, to strengthen the services it offers to city residents.

Sheffield’s demand for delectable doughnuts sees PROJECT D launch delivery service

Delicious doughnuts which have been enjoyed by Love Island contestants, fashionistas and even members of the Royal family are being delivered direct to the...

New Zealand orders raise Mechan’s global profile

Two rail depots in New Zealand are to benefit from equipment supplied by Sheffield-based Mechan, as the firm’s reputation for reliability and durability spreads across the world.

Sheffield Start-up going the Extra Mile sets sights on national expansion

A Sheffield-based entrepreneur who is providing a vital lifeline to the city’s struggling independent supermarkets is set to roll out his innovative online shopping...

Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber stands shoulder-to-shoulder with local healthcare professionals

Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber of Commerce has pledged its support to NHS staff by donating a range of gifts to recognise the efforts being...

Taylor&Emmet promotes wealth of talent

Sheffield’s Taylor&Emmet LLP has announced a raft of promotions to recognise the ability and efforts of those delivering the firm’s range of legal services to local residents.

Building prospects for Sheffield’s future

Youngsters enrolled on a course to learn skills for work managed to complete the course just ahead of the Covid 19 lock down and...

Worksop Headteacher pioneers sensational A*start-up after swapping the classroom for carpentry to aid child...

A former headmistress who was driven by a passion for the outdoors has swapped the classroom for carpentry in a bid to inspire children...

Business distress already rising across South Yorkshire economy before covid-19 outbreak, report reveals

Business distress was becoming more prevalent across every sector of the economy, both in South Yorkshire and in the UK as a whole, immediately before the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in the country...

Finance For Enterprise funding helps Louth packaging specialist protect patients and key NHS...

A Louth-based packaging company, which has seen demand for its products increase threefold to help the UK’s front-line battle against Coronavirus, has secured financial...

Belmayne kicks charity ball into next year

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are postponing their charity fundraising ball, due to take place at the end of this month, following the coronavirus lockdown.

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.

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