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Leeds scientists working on filter which could make sea water drinkable

Scientists at the University of Leeds are to work on a project which could help ensure cleaner drinking water for millions of people in the developing world.

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Office Monster, Commercuial Street, Rothwell, Leeds..Steve Hanley (left) and Ryan Ward pictured in the office.16th October 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

From the club to the boardroom, Office Monster looking to roar

What started life as a side-project between two friends DJing in nightclubs around Europe has now grown to a business turning over £1.58m.

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Liam Gallagher.

Review: Liam Gallagher, First Direct Arena, Leeds

“I’ve got nothing against Yorkshire man,” responds Liam Gallagher to an impromptu chant from the crowd,

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Morrisons staff triumph in landmark data leak compensation claim

The High Court has allowed a compensation claim by thousands of Morrisons staff whose personal details were posted on the internet.

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Cultural, environmental and digital experts join Leeds LEP

Cultural, environmental and digital experts join Leeds LEP

THREE NEW board members have been appointed at the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership.

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Grant Thornton on board to sponsor Guiseley football academy

Grant Thornton on board to sponsor Guiseley football academy

Business advisory firm Grant Thornton has signed an agreement to sponsor Guiseley AFC’s Football Academy.

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15 August 2015. Yorkshire Building Society, Huddersfield.

Yorkshire Building Society to close four branches in the region

Yorkshire Building Society is to close four branches in the region as part of a wider cull of 13 branches nationally.

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Group picture at Shoosmiths, Leeds.

Shoosmiths’ Leeds headcount passes 60

Law firm Shoosmiths has announced it has increased its headcount in Yorkshire to 60 as it prepares to mark its first anniversary of opening its Leeds office.

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Yorkshire Water to use drones to target leaks

Utilities provider Yorkshire Water is to take to the skies to try and prevent leaks and blockages before they happen by using drones and even satellites to identify problem areas.

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Paul Smith, CEO of Morses Club, said the group is well placed to grow amid the uncertainty caused by the EU referendum,

Morses Club unveils ambitious plan to target new customers

Lender Morses Club has unveiled ambitious plans to attract new customers currently underserved by mainstream lenders.

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The Government promised money earmarked for the doomed trolleybus scheme could be used on other measures.

‘Time for Leeds to revist tram system’ - Leeds business leader claims

Leeds should revisit once again plans for a mass transit service linking the city centre with the South Bank, a top business leader has claimed.

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Paula Dillon, President of Leeds Chamber Commerce.

New Chamber of Commerce boss Dillon calls for far more women in STEM jobs

A dramatic increase in the number of females entering STEM positions, improvements to Leeds railway station and a massive increase in apprenticeships are the top priorities for the new president of Leeds Chamber of Commerce.

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Asda reports second successive quarter of growth

The boss of Asda’s parent company conceded it has “more work to do” after posting a second successive rise in quarterly sales.

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Fintech sector needs a meaningful investment fund says challenger bank boss

Fintech sector needs a meaningful investment fund says challenger bank boss

The boss of an up-and-coming challenger bank has said that the sector is someway off from having the firepower to sufficiently challenge the mainstream banking sector and called for the establishment of a meaningful investment fund to support fintech start-ups.

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Sky Bet sees profit and customer numbers soar but signals concern on recruitment

Sky Bet sees profit and customer numbers soar but signals concern on recruitment

Sky Betting and Gaming picked up an extra half a million customers this year as its revenue soared by 38 per cent to £516m, with its boss saying it would be targeting further market share.

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Price freeze and gin and tonic crisps, what to expect at Morrisons this Christmas

Supermarket chain Morrisons has pledged to freeze the cost of top 100 items most commonly purchased at Christmas to the same prices as last year.

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David Duffy the CEO for Yorkshire Bank, pictured their offices at Briggate, Leeds..14th December 2015 Picture by Simon Hulme

EXCLUSIVE: Yorkshire Bank set to reduce loan application times from weeks to minutes

Yorkshire Bank is set to launch a new product which will reduce the amount of time it takes to process finance applications from the SME sector from weeks to hours, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

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The Yorkshire Bank building on Merrion Way, Leeds.

Yorkshire Bank confirms 70 jobs to be cut from its Leeds HQ

Yorkshire Bank has announced that a total of 70 jobs are to be cut from its offices in Leeds.

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GraVity in plan to expand to countries in Europe

GraVity in plan to expand to countries in Europe

Trampoline park operator GraVity has unveiled plans to expand into continental Europe.

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