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No Brexit woes for Aldermore as it invests in region

SPECIALIST lender Aldermore has not seen a drop in business since the vote in favour of Brexit and still has plenty of room for growth in its existing markets, according to its chief executive.

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Back in Action is looking to expand and create additional jobs.

Physiotherapy firm’s stretching itself

A rehabilitation and physiotherapy firm, owned by Olympic GB Team physiotherapist Ian Horsley, is looking to expand and create additional jobs.

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Tim Buchan, the CEO  of Zenith

Zenith considers refinancing after hiring Evercore

ZENITH, the independent leasing, fleet management and vehicle outsourcing businesses, is considering a refinancing to develop the business.

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Machine manufacterer Group Rhodes boss Mark Ridgway

UPDATED: Jobs to be cut as Wakefield firm Group Rhodes announces restructure

The Wakefield-based group has confirmed that two of its divisions are to be axed with a loss of 59 jobs as it looks to ensure its ongoing viability.

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Jamie Boot of Henry boot plc

Henry Boot secures major Aberdeen development

Sheffield-based Henry Boot said the​ development, which will include a four-star hotel and energy centre,​ ​has received detailed planning​ ​permission and ​will be funded by the City Council.

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Handout  CCTV footage dated 11/08/16 issued by Virgin Trains which was filmed at 11.43 am, on a Virgin Train from King's Cross in central London, showing Labour Party leaderJeremy Corbyn (centre rear),  seated in Coach H, shortly after being filmed while sat on the floor and more than two hours before his final destination, Newcastle, after a video emerged last week which showed Mr Corbyn sitting on the floor, reading a newspaper, and saying "This is a problem that many passengers face every day" before calling for public ownership of the railways. Picture: Virgin Trains/PA Wire

Twitter users go loco over Jeremy Corbyn ‘traingate’ allegations

Jeremy Corbyn was mocked on social media after his claim that he was forced to sit on the floor of a packed rail carriage was challenged by Virgin Trains.

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Jeremy Corbyn sitting on the floor of a train, as seen in a Guardian video

How Corbyn’s ‘ram-packed’ rail journey unfolded

Here is a timeline of Jeremy Corbyn’s Virgin Trains journey from King’s Cross to Newcastle on August 11.

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Handout  CCTV footage dated 11/08/16 issued by Virgin Trains which was filmed at 11.08am, approximately 8 min after departure from King's Cross in central London, showing Labour Party leaderJeremy Corbyn, walking past several empty, unreserved seats in Coach F, after a video emerged last week which showed Mr Corbyn sitting on the floor, reading a newspaper, and saying "This is a problem that many passengers face every day" before calling for public ownership of the railways.  Picture: Virgin Trains/PA Wire

Did Jeremy Corbyn really ‘walk past empty seats’ before his packed train claim?

CCTV images have been released appearing to show Jeremy Corbyn walking past empty unreserved train seats before he was filmed sitting on the floor complaining about “ram-packed” carriages.

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Hammerson celebrates Leeds rich retail heritage with History of Here exhibition.  Images and stories spanning 200 years of Leeds history up to the present day are unveiled at Victoria Quarter.

Exhibition explores 200 years of shopping in Leeds

THE COMPANY behind a major new shopping centre in Leeds is launching an exhibition exploring the city’s retail past.

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Asda has sold its photo business

Asda sells photo business in £5.35m deal

The Leeds-based supermarket chain Asda has offloaded its photo business to Photo-Me International for £5.35 million.

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The remaining BHS stores will close by the end of this week

Remaining BHS stores to close by end of the week

The last 35 BHS stores are expected to close this week, with the doomed retailer set to disappear from the high street entirely by the weekend.

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YEP Says: Closure of Leeds casino is a blow

The area around the Merrion Centre has undergone a dramatic transformation in recent years, down in large part due to the massive effect that the First Direct Arena has brought to Leeds.

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TUC General Secretary Frances OGrady

Women face ‘pay gap’ after starting a family, according to new study

Women face a widening pay gap with their male counterparts once they start a family, according to a new study by a leading economic think tank.

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Keep on moving! Traffic masterplan aims to beat Leeds Festival queues

A traffic masterplan is set to kick into gear in an effort to keep motorists on the move during the build-up to the Leeds Festival.

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Grosvenor Casino, Merrion Street,Leeds..22nd August 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

UPDATED: Jobs at risk as massive Leeds casino closes

JOBS are at risk after it was announced that a massive city centre casino was to close its doors in Leeds.

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Car insurance costs soar nearly 20 per cent in 12 months

Car insurance costs soar nearly 20 per cent in 12 months

NEW figures show UK motorists have been hit by a near-20 per cent rise in insurance costs within the last year.

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The great bank holiday getaway.

Bank holiday bonus: A lot less roadworks

Motorists can breathe a sigh of relief this bank holiday with the lifting of 370 miles of roadworks,

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YEP Says: Leeds skyscraper plans are exciting

PLANS FOR huge skyscrapers in Leeds show a growing confidence in Leeds and should be welcomed.

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Work to tackle busy junctions in north Leeds

Plans to improve four bottleneck junctions in north Leeds have been welcomed by councillors.

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The City Connect scheme has been beset with delays. Picture by James Hardisty.

Apology issued as Leeds to Bradford cycle superhighway falls two months behind schedule

Setbacks in the construction of the Seacroft to Leeds section of a multimillion pound cycleway have led transport bosses to apologise for delays.

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