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Collaboration brings benefits to business at every level, say bosses

Collaboration between businesses, universities and other public bodies is vital to the success of any company, a collection of business experts from Yorkshire have said.

Business
Google's driverless car

Leeds ‘the perfect city to trial driverless cars and robot surgeons’

Leeds is ideally placed to pilot driverless cars, robotic surgery and other cutting edge technologies, one of the city’s leading tech experts has said.

Business
Launch of the Leeds European Capital of Culture bid at the Hyde Park Picture House, Leeds..Leader of Leeds City Council Judith Blake pictured..10th October 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Lighthouses, festivals and hotels - just some of the plans for Leeds’s bid to be Capital of Culture

The construction of a giant lighthouse, a festival curated and run entirely by children under 15 and measures to transform parts of the city centre’s most iconic square are among just a handful of projects revealed by the team behind the bid to make Leeds European Capital of Culture in 2023.

Business
Six thousand civil service jobs to be relocated to Leeds

Six thousand civil service jobs to be relocated to Leeds

A total of 6,000 civil servants are to be relocated to a new Government Hub in Leeds in what is the biggest ever commercial property letting deal in the city’s history.

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HS2 and HS3

‘Commit to HS3 in budget’: North England leaders issue demand to Theresa May

A collective of business and civic leaders from across the North of England has today written to the Government calling on it to back Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) in this Autumn’s Budget, saying it would create 850,000 jobs and bring about a transformational legacy of investment “the likes of which has not been seen before”.

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Leeds

Economy of Leeds ‘grew faster’ than London since Northern Powerhouse was launched

Leeds’s economy has grown at a faster pace than London during the three years since the Northern Powerhouse was launched, new figures show.

Business
Leeds Digital Festival panel discussion from 2016.
From left, Kate Nash (Director Of Education Leeds University School of Media & Communication), Ana Jakimovska (Head of Product Sky News) and Tom Philips (UK Editorial Director Buzzfeed)..
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Yorkshire tech firms contribute £4bn to UK economy

Technology firms in Yorkshire contributed nearly £4bn last year and are supporting some 60,000 jobs, new figures show.

Business
15 August 2015.
Yorkshire Building Society, Huddersfield.

EXCLUSIVE: 32 senior managerial roles at risk at Yorkshire Building Society

Thirty two senior managerial roles are at risk at Yorkshire Building Society as the firm seeks to restructure its leadership team.

Business
The Stone Roses set for Yorkshire double date.

Stone Roses in Leeds: All you need to know

Tonight seminal British indie band Stone Roses play the first of their two night residency at Leeds’s First Direct Arena.

Music
The Stone Roses set for Yorkshire double date.

Listen: The last time Stone Roses played Leeds.

Sir John Major was Prime Minister the last time Stone Roses played Leeds.

News

How Yorkshire dramas are adding up to big business for the region

FROM Emmerdale to Kes to the Full Monty, Yorkshire has been gracing cinema and television screens across the world for decades.

Business
Tony Hallwood

Leeds Bradford Airport director Hallwood quits

One of the top bosses at Leeds Bradford Airport has unexpectedly quit after nine years in charge.

Business
HRH the Duke of York visits AMRC training centre. UTC students demonstrate equipment

‘Cut commuter times and develop an industrial strategy for Sheffield’ - CBI boss Drechsler

Cutting transport times between the cities such as Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester would spark a “quiet revolution” for the north of England’s prospects, one of the country’s leader business leaders has claimed.

Business
Oliver Awards 2016, Elland Road, Leeds....Michael O'Hare Man Behind the Curtain...21st March 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Top Leeds chef O’Hare guided his family to safety through Manchester ‘carnage’

One of the country’s top chefs has told of seeing blood splattered floors and abandoned clothing as he fled Manchester Arena with his young family in the wake of a terror attack.

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Planes on the runway at Heathrow.

Brexit could mean Yorkshire sees huge increase in number of flights to Heathrow

The number of flights from Yorkshire’s airports to Heathrow could increase once we leave the European Union thanks to a relaxation of competition laws, it has been claimed.

Business
Event planned to promote Leeds as a world-class legal centre

Event planned to promote Leeds as a world-class legal centre

Some of the county’s biggest names in business, politics and the law will speak at an event to promote the city of Leeds as a world-class legal centre.

Business
Adam Beaumont  Founder and CEO  ,AQL .

North ‘must work together’ to develop regional economy

The North of England needs to collaborate ever more closely if it is to maximise its growing digital economy, it has been claimed.

Business
Iron Maiden

Review: Iron Maiden - First Direct Arena - Leeds

In these most uncertain of times there are few things that one can genuinely rely upon.

Music
Hundreds of jobs to be created on site of former Kellingley Colliery

Hundreds of jobs to be created on site of former Kellingley Colliery

Hundreds of new jobs could be created on the site of the former Kellingley Colliery after consent was granted to create a development which is expected to bring £200m of economic benefit to the region.

Business
The McCain plant

McCain commits £100m to ‘decades more’ at Scarborough site

McCain Foods said it was committing itself to Yorkshire “for decades” after it announced the investment of £100m into its Scarborough plant operation.

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