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Yorkshire property agency Linley & Simpson to get £10m cash injection

Yorkshire property agency Linley & Simpson is to get a £10m investment from private equity house LDC.

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Northern boss says sorry to passengers and blames short-notice over rail chaos

The boss of Northern Rail has issued an apology to passengers, admitting services in the past few weeks have not been good enough and blamed the chaos on the North of England’s railways on the short notice the firm was given to implement new timetables.

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Major world economies to be represented at Leeds legal conference

Delegates from some of the world’s biggest economic powerhouses are set to appear at a major conference to highlight Leeds’s legal sector.

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NEWSUBSTANCE created SPIRIT, a structure that will house 3,000 LED lights, use 10km of coloured string, it is 5 metres above the concourse and overall span is 24m x 14m. NEWSUBSTANCE are a UK studio specialising in dramatic, bespoke performance structures and have created pieces for Take That, Mumford & Sons and even the Beijing Olympics. .'17 November 2016.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Yorkshire named UK’s leading region for creative industries

Yorkshire has been named as the UK’s hotspot for up-and-coming innovative young companies, it can be revealed today.

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Revealed: The wealthiest people in Yorkshire according to the Sunday Times Rich List

The collective wealth of Yorkshire’s richest people rose by more than £1bn in the last 12 months, according to the new edition of The Sunday Times Rich List.

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Asda, Owlcotes, Leeds. 'Picture: James Hardisty

Asda deal with Sainsbury’s ‘could see 2,500 jobs put at risk’

The proposed merger between supermarket giants Sainsbury’s and Leeds could result in the loss of up to 2,500 supply chain jobs, a think tank has warned.

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The ASDA head offices in Leeds West Yorks., as the Wal-Mart company announces a merger deal with rival Sainsburys, April 30 2018. SWNS picture

Sainsbury’s/Asda merger will see 75 Asda stores close - analysts

At least 75 Asda stores could close following the merger with Sainsbury’s, according to GlobalData.

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‘Sainsbury’s deal will not affect Asda’s Leeds HQ’ - Asda boss

Bosses from both Sainsbury’s and Asda have said that there are no plans to make cuts to jobs with either supermarket and that Asda House will remain located in Leeds.

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Concerns have grown over consumer choice and the possible threat to jobs if the merger were to go ahead

Price cut pledge for shoppers as Sainsbury’s and Asda plan to come together under Walmart banner

The bosses of Asda and Sainsbury’s today confirmed their intention to merge, promising to cut costs for shoppers by as much as 10 per cent as part of a new business which will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Walmart.

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Tim Wray, former executive chairman of Turner & Townsend

Former Turner & Townsend chairman Tim Wray dies aged 69

The former chairman of Yorkshire consultancy firm Turner & Townsend Tim Wray has died at the age of 69.

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Updated: Callcredit sold to TransUnion for £1bn

One of Yorkshire’s biggest technology firms has been sold to an American firm in a deal worth £1bn.

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Channel 4 executive to discuss relocation at Leeds conference

Plans to move hundreds of Channel 4 jobs out of London will be discussed at the inaugural Creative Cities Convention, to be held in Leeds this month.

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Global law firm Reed Smith on its way to Leeds

Global law firm Reed Smith on its way to Leeds

Another major law firm is setting up shop in Yorkshire with the announcement that Reed Smith is to open offices in Leeds.

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Yorkshire food and drink exports top £1bn

The volume exports of food and drink produced in Yorkshire has soared by 11 per cent in the last year and is now worth £1.14bn, figures show.

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Asda chief executive Roger Burley. 23rd March 2018.

Frictionless trade essential for UK food industry post Brexit - Asda booss

Frictionless trading of goods is an imperative for the UK’s food industry following Brexit, the new chief executive of supermarket giant Asda has claimed.

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22nd March 2013. Jeremy Shulman, pictured at the offices of law firm Shulmans, Wellington Sreet, Leeds.

Shulmans founder to step down from firm after 37 years

Jeremy Shulman, the founder of one Yorkshire’s biggest law firms, is to stand down after 37 years with the practise.

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Caddick Developments to transform the six-acre Quarry Hill site in central Leeds.

Caddick hails firm’s strength as profits rise to £7.96m

The boss of family-run construction business Caddick Group has said the collapse of Carillion it has shown his firm has “a unique strength in the market place” as it reported profits of £7.96m.

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Wacky Races: How our reporter fared as he took the humble bike to work

Cycling is quite simply the best way to commute.
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Feature on Craft Brewery, Northern Monk, Marshall Mills, Leeds.Lead Brewer Adam Lyle pictured 18th September 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Northern Monk brewery to triple capacity and targets Manchester and London

It began life in the basement of a parent’s basement but in less than five years Northern Monk Brewing Co has grown to become one of the country’s most respected and fastest-growing craft beer brands.

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Simon Spinks (MD) of Harrison Spinks.

Harrison Spinks invests £1.8m into new British Steel site

Luxury bed maker Harrison Spinks is investing £1.8m into a new wire drawing facility on British Steel’s site in Scunthorpe.

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