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Pregnancy test firm awarded £2.3 million funding boost

A start-up business developing a new all-in-one device for pregnancy and fertility testing has received a £2.3 million early-stage funding boost.

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Environmental

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Short-term thinking on energy risks damaging investment – CBI

Short-term thinking is distorting the debate on our energy future, risking investment and opportunity, CBI Deputy Director-General Katja Hall has told the CBI Energy Conference.

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Cities and Local Authorities can plug Britain's energy investment gap

Cities and local authorities can provide an alternative to the big six and create a cleaner, smarter, more competitive and affordable energy system, according to a new report from the think tank IPPR. The report urges Britain's cities to get even more active in energy markets and for the pioneers to go further.

IT

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DFS turn to Onyx Group for comfort over business continuity plans

Furniture retailer DFS is using the support from a Yorkshire-based IT infrastructure company for its business continuity procedures.

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South Yorkshire gets new wireless broadband service

In response to growing demand from businesses for higher speed, larger capacity, internet services idaq Networks  has launched its ‘icnos’ wireless leased line service in Sheffield. 

Appointments

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CBRE boosts Yorkshire industrial team

The Leeds office of CBRE has appointed Jacques Esterhuizen as Surveyor in its Industrial Agency team following the completion of several major deals.

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Connect Gazelles announce Neil Ewin as new Chair

Connect Gazelles, Yorkshire’s not for profit entrepreneur mentoring organisation, has welcomed Neil Ewin, of EW Business Development as the new Chair of the company.