Thursday, April 22, 2021

Freeport status would be “a game-changer” for the Humber

The Humber region is an ideal location for a new UK Freeport thanks to its multi-modal transport infrastructure, its first-class labour force, and its...

Arriva to hand back control of Northern Rail to the government

Arriva is set to hand back control of the Northern Rail franchise to the government. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said that, from 1 March...

Record numbers of tourists pump £560m into North East Lincolnshire economy

More people have visited North East Lincolnshire than ever before, with visitor numbers topping 10m a year for the first time ever, according to...

Jenkinson tops the table for auction sales in 2016

Sheffield auctioneer Mark Jenkinson and Son has topped the Yorkshire and Humber results tables for 2016 with sales of more than £27m – in...

Business consultancy nordstar* secures latest contract

nordstar*, a consultancy co-founded by a Grimsby businessman, is closing in on its latest contract less than eighteen months after it was founded. Dan Wilkinson...

Stokes Tea & Coffee react to the ‘latte levy’ and argue...

MPs are calling for a 25p charge on disposable coffee cups - which has been dubbed the ‘latte levy’ – and a total ban...

The Media Centre appoints four new board members

The Media Centre in Huddersfield has recently welcomed four new members to its non-executive board of directors. Imran Ali, Sue Cooke, Bill Lawrence and Alex...

Yorkshire’s mid-sized companies risk losing war for talent

Despite the high cost of replacing talented staff, the majority of mid-sized companies still have an erratic approach to keeping their people happy, according...

£43k grant sees York tech firm find food waste solution

York tech firm BakePlan Software has been awarded a grant of £43,600 by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK. The funding, which part-matches its own...

Chamber’s unanimous backing for Grimsby Town Deal plans as Council leaders...

The Leader and Chief Executive of North East Lincolnshire Council have told Chamber business leaders about their exciting plans for a Grimsby Town Deal...

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