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Monarch Airlines launch new routes for summer 2016

Monarch adds an additional 7 weekly flight frequencies to its summer 2016 schedule from Leeds Bradford Airport.

General News

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    Next phase begins at Lincoln Enterprise Park

    Construction work has started on the expansion of a business park on the outskirts of Lincoln.

Finance

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    IoD: Government must play its part to unleash start-up investment

    The Institute of Directors has called on the government to promote the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) to make it easier for more people across the country to invest in new and growing businesses.

Legislation

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    Government urged to act in support of dairy farmers

    The UK’s biggest milk co-operative has told dairy farmers it intends to squeeze them still further my redusing the price it pays for milk by almost 1p a litre to 23.01p.

Manufacturing

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    Investment in new equipment boosts manufacturing jobs in Leeds

    Roberts Mart & Co Ltd has invested £2 million in new equipment, leading to the creation of 16 new jobs at the company’s Leeds-based production facility.

Business Insights

Environmental

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Yorkshire Water gives £113m maintenance contract to Amey

Yorkshire Water has awarded a waste water network repair and maintenance contract worth more than £113m to regulated services provider Amey. 

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Professor points the way for small firm to access R&D

Ambitious smaller firms can acquire research and development expertise by teaming up with universities, says a professor who has overseen a ten-year sequence of partnerships with industry.

IT

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Node4 snaps up London rival

Leeds-based Node4, the regional data centre, managed IT and communications firm, has bought Premier IT Networks, a provider of cloud computing solutions, for an undisclosed sum.

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Sett managing director scouts Bradford IT graduates

Two of Bradford College’s IT graduates have been offered positions with leading software and web development company Sett, after impressing Managing Director Rob Walters.

Appointments

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Clarion strengthens private client team with additional partner

Leeds law firm Clarion is continuing to build on the success of its private client practice with the appointment of Vivienne Wild as partner.

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Lewis promoted at Bowman Riley

Bowman Riley has announced the appointment of Debbie Lewis as Director of Bowman Riley Building Consultancy.