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On his latest visit to the University of Huddersfield, His Royal Highness The Duke of York - who has a mission to boost UK business and entrepreneurialism - stressed the importance of young people…
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The Duke of York and Professor Bob Cryan
The Duke of York and Professor Bob Cryan
On his latest visit to the University of Huddersfield, His Royal Highness The Duke of York - who has a mission to boost UK business and entrepreneurialism - stressed the importance of young people…
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Extra Savings For Employers Who Employ Under 21s

Andy Steele
Andy Steele
Hull & East Yorkshire-based 360 Chartered Accountants are warning employers not to miss out on potential National Insurance savings.

As well as the £2K Employment Allowance, which has been…

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Sat 28th Mar, 2015 | 9:30pm

TUC Welcomes Report By MPs Into Transatlantic Trade And Investment Partnership


Welcoming the report on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) by the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee published today (Wednesday), TUC General Secretary Frances…

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Wed 25th Mar, 2015 | 6:00pm

The Business Plan For First 100 Days Of New Government


The CBI warns all political parties that whatever the make-up of the new Government after the election, the new Cabinet must get down to business with a clear delivery plan for the first 100 days…

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Tue 24th Mar, 2015 | 12:27pm

New National Minimum Wage Offenders Named And Shamed

photo - Images_of_Money
photo - Images_of_Money
Business Minister Jo Swinson has named 48 employers who have failed to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage.

Between them, the companies named owe workers over £162,000 in arrears,…

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Tue 24th Mar, 2015 | 11:15am

Simon Howship
Second Wave Of Mobile Apps Is Fast Approaching
By Simon Howship
Features Writer

The second wave of mobile apps is fast approaching, and it looks like de ja vu from the dot com days.

When the business environment was first hit by the dot com bubble between 1997 and 2000, a…

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Mon 23rd Mar, 2015 | 5:05pm

Budget 2015 - No Big News For Small Business, Says Local Specialist


There is no big news for small businesses in today's Budget according to a local accountancy specialist, but business owners should ensure they take full advantage of the tax breaks which were…

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Wed 18th Mar, 2015 | 3:40pm

Tony Passmore, Managing Director, Passmore Group
How long have you lived in this fine county?

All my life - more than half a century.
In your opinion, what is the best thing about doing business in Yorkshire?

What you see is what you get! Businesses and customers are to the point, because the county is home to very honest and straightforward people.
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Economy Growing At A Steady Pace

photo: TaxCredits.net
photo: TaxCredits.net
Economic growth was slightly slower in the three months to February, but still maintained a strong pace, according to the latest CBI growth indicator.

The survey of 842 respondents across…

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Tue 3rd Mar, 2015 | 10:32am

Start Of East Coast Main Line Privatisation Marks A Costly Mistake, Says TUC

photo - Colin
photo - Colin
Commenting on the East Coast Main Line private contract which starts today (Sunday) TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:

"It is disappointing to see East Coast in private hands after five…

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Mon 2nd Mar, 2015 | 10:52am

£7m Bonus For Lloyds Chief Will Outrage Taxpayers Who Bailed Out Bank, Says TUC


Commenting on today's (Friday) announcement by Lloyds Bank on bonuses, TUC General Secretary Frances O'Grady said:

"This £7 million bonus will outrage customers and the taxpayers who bailed…

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Fri 27th Feb, 2015 | 2:00pm

Self-employed People Need More Support To Protect Their Living Standards, Says TUC

Frances O'Grady
Frances O'Grady
Responding to a new study of self-employment published today (Thursday) by the RSA, which says more protection for the living standards of the self-employed is needed, TUC General Secretary…

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Thu 26th Mar, 2015 | 8:35am

No Early Bath For Leeds Business

Tony Passmore coming clean about his business
Tony Passmore coming clean about his business
It started out in 1965 as a two-man, Beeston-based plumbing business run by Brian & Kathleen Passmore. Fast forward to 2015, and Passmore Group is now a 50-strong home improvement specialist…

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Wed 25th Mar, 2015 | 11:37am

More Inspectors Needed In Constant Battle Against Minimum Wage Cheats, Says TUC

photo - Philip Taylor PT
photo - Philip Taylor PT
Commenting on the naming and shaming today (Tuesday) by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills of employers who have cheated staff out of the minimum wage, TUC General Secretary…

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Tue 24th Mar, 2015 | 11:16am

Osborne Isolated By Union And Business Consensus On Capital Investment, Says TUC


Commenting on the publication today (Monday) of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) report Best Foot Forward, which contains its recommendations for the first 100 days of the next…

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Mon 23rd Mar, 2015 | 10:30pm

New Nature Grant Scheme Open To Farmers

Yellow Wagtail
Yellow Wagtail
Nature conservation charity, the RSPB, is looking for farmers in the Yorkshire Wolds and Coast area who are interested in getting paid to help wildlife thrive on their land.

This summer sees the…

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Fri 20th Mar, 2015 | 9:00am

Steve Phillip
You View My Profile, I'll View Yours - Now Let's Do Business
By Steve Phillip
Social Media Expert
Why? photo by Ksayer1
Why? photo by Ksayer1
I've lost track of just how many times I've won new business, simply by being curious. You see, every day, I check who's viewed my LinkedIn profile. It's a simple task but has, on countless…

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Mon 16th Mar, 2015 | 3:52pm

Social Media, Sex And Chocolate - Applying Lent To Social Media

Chocolate photo by John Loo
Chocolate photo by John Loo
Have you temporarily given up chocolate? What about sex or other potential 'sinful' pleasures? As we are now into the Christian season of Lent, which lasts 40 days prior to the arrival of Easter,…

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Mon 9th Mar, 2015 | 2:54pm

City Centre Businesses Vote Yes For Business Improvement District

Leeds skyline - photo - Melfire
Leeds skyline - photo - Melfire
Businesses and organisations in Leeds city centre have voted overwhelmingly in favour for the creation of a Business Improvement District (BID) which will be instrumental in driving the area…

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Mon 2nd Mar, 2015 | 1:32pm

Mexico's Abuse Of Workers' Rights Highlighted As State Visit Looms

Napoleón Gomez
Napoleón Gomez
The lamentable way that the Mexican government rides roughshod over workers' rights will be highlighted when the country's president, Peña Nieto, makes a state visit to Britain next week.

The…

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Fri 27th Feb, 2015 | 2:39pm

Workers Contribute £32bn To UK Economy From Unpaid Overtime

photo - Alan Cleaver
photo - Alan Cleaver
UK workers gave their bosses nearly £32bn worth of unpaid overtime last year - an average of £6,050 each if these hours had been paid - according to new analysis published today…

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Fri 27th Feb, 2015 | 9:38am