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This week’s regional highlights: Hull’s digital boom, Heathrow’s expansion and Dynamo’s tech success

We couldn’t deliver a round-up of regional business highlights across the country for this week without mentioning the proposed Heathrow expansion. On Wednesday, the Airports Commission, led by Sir Howard…

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Scarborough transport firm acquires York haulage business

A North Yorkshire transport company has acquired a York haulage business as part of its growth and service strategy. TEF Transport…

Bilfinger GVA reward Yorkshire office after growth period

Due to an ongoing period of sustained growth, there has been several key promotions in the Yorkshire office of commercial…

Sheffield businesses urged to get superfast broadband

Local businesses in Sheffield are being urged to take advantage of a grant to help them benefit from superfast broadband. Digital…

Bam turns back on £100m Watford retail scheme following price disagreement

After failing to agree a contract value for the main contractor role, Bam Construction has turned its back on a…

Operation Stack costs UK economy £250m every day

The chief executive of the Port of Dover has said the disruption caused by French strikers is costing the UK…

Sunderland tech startup launches app to revolutionise disabled access

Tech start-up assist-Mi, which has bases in both Sunderland and London, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund an app…

The Alternative Board’s David McCartney on providing support for Yorkshire business owners

Earlier this year, a North Leeds-based business support firm announced significant growth plans and introduced a new addition to the…

UCL spin-out Chirp raises £750k in crowdfunding campaign

Chirp has closed its Crowdcube fundraising campaign after smashing its initial £400k target. The University College London (UCL) spinout has raised…

Teesside goes high speed with multi million pound partnership

High-speed fibre broadband is being rolled out across further parts of Teesdale with more than 2,000 households and businesses now…

Members' News

iOS 9 - Apple Presents The Future

The American technology giant Apple recently announced its new iOS at the WWDC 2015, the iOS 9. This OS is…

Boroughbridge’s UNTHA to take waste event by storm

Visitors to the renowned RWM exhibition on 15-17 September 2015 will have an unparalleled opportunity to learn how to produce…

Tourists Set For 52-Mile Mersey Challenge

The highly anticipated annual BTR Tour Of Merseyside (TOM) returns this weekend when 300 runners embark on the gruelling week-long…

Designer to the Stars Launches Fashion School

A Merseyside-born international fashion consultant, designer and showbiz stylist, is returning to his roots and is bringing the catwalk to…

UK Micro-businesses Unprepared for Auto-enrolment

New research shows staff are set to take the financial hit as owners underestimate the costs of implementing the pension…

Apadmi kicks off Manchester tour to increase mobile awareness for business

Apadmi, one of the UK’s leading app developers, begins its tour around Manchester next week on Monday 6th July to…

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Columnists Opinion
Heathrow expansion: Will politics stand in the way of economic growth?

Yesterday, The Airports Commission, led by Sir Howard Davies, recommended…

Is the Northern Powerhouse already starting to show cracks?

It’s been just over 12 months since George Osborne first…

Shared responsibility and security in the cloud

Perfect Image delivers tailored solutions and services to organisations across…

Could pop-ups aid the survival of independent bookshops?

Not so long ago, the main threat to independent bookshops…

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Columnists Advice
Internal efficiencies: the key to reducing red tape

Red tape is an ever present burden for businesses.  Although…

Planning for a Future State

The Internet of Things is having a huge impact on…

Event Planning - how to measure success

Running a successful corporate event is not just about making…

Healthcare: 5 tips for data analytics user adoption

Data analytics has significant potential to improve the performance of…

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