Gripple, manufacturer of suspension systems for construction, has come top of the class in the national 2020 Make UK Manufacturing Awards, crowned as Manufacturer of the Year, winning two other categories, and one apprentice receiving a regional award.
On 27th January 2021 businesses from across the region gathered to hear the latest results following the Sheffield City Region (SCR) Quarterly Economic Review for Q4.
Commenting on the latest statistics from HMRC on usage of the government’s Job Retention Scheme up until 31 December 2020, BCC Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex said:
Results from the British Chambers of Commerce Quarterly Recruitment Outlook (QRO), in partnership with Totaljobs, found that while there was a modest improvement in the overall number of businesses attempting to recruit in Q4, sectoral disparities remain.
Unemployment in older industrial Britain is now above the levels experienced in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, with the potential for further redundancies, according to a new report.
Sheffield Hallam’s business incubation space, The Hallam i-Lab, has been shortlisted in the Accelerator of the Year category at the Yorkshire Financial Awards.
A company which is a world leader in its field is poised for significant growth following a management buyout from the University of Sheffield, which has concluded alongside fundraising to take the company to its next phase of growth.