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South Yorkshire gets £120 million for infrastructure project

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has announced a £120 million infrastructure investment plan to bring businesses and jobs to South Yorkshire on a visit to the local enterprise zone.

General News

Finance

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    Business distress levels ‘stable’ in Yorkshire

    Yorkshire was the only English region whose levels of business distress did not increase in the first three months of this year, according to the latest quarterly Begbies Traynor Red Flag Alert research, which monitors the financial health of businesses in the UK.

Legislation

Manufacturing

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    Fan manufacturer eyes 35-job expansion

    Witt UK Group, a leading designer and manufacturer of industrial fan technology, is expanding its operations in Calderdale creating 35 new jobs including some apprenticeships.

Highlights

Environmental

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Power company gets grant for remediation and development

St Paul’s Developments has been awarded £2.45m from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership to undertake remediation work at a site in Knottingley.

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Your path to becoming a chartered environmentalist!

Corporate Risk Systems are running a free seminar to find out more about how you can become a Full Member of IEMA or a Chartered Environmentalist.

IT

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The Floow partners with AIG to launch telematics app

A smartphone app created to reward better driving behaviour released by insurance giant AIG has been designed and powered by Sheffield technology and analytics experts The Floow.

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Firms offered free e-commerce masterclasses

Businesses will be able to learn the secrets of e-commerce, internet marketing and social media at a series of free events being offered by onlincolnshire.

Appointments

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Morgans make a move on operations manager

Jacqui Pringle has been appointed as Operations Manager at city living specialists Morgans. Jacqui, who was previously General Manager at rival firm Eddisons, has five years experience in the property industry and over 20 years experience in Financial Services.

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Print company names Business Development Manager

South Yorkshire-based print manufacturer Horner Brothers Paragon has expanded its team with the appointment of a New Business Development Manager.