Commenting on the labour market figures for November 2016, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: -While the latest figures confirm that the labour market remains a key source of strength for the UK economy, the slowing pace of job creation and the significant jump in the claimant count indicates a slight loss of momentum.
Radio and TV Presenter Stephanie Hirst and Paralympian Susan Gilroy MBE are the first to confirm they will be taking part in a Carol Service in Sheffield to raise funds for The Sick Children's Trust.
From humble beginnings as a start-up regional telecoms provider, through to its present day operations as a leading player in South Yorkshire's, IT, Telecoms and Data cabling sector.
ITI Network Services, the telecoms, wireless and infrastructure specialist, has taken on telecoms specialist David Walker as a new Director to drive growth for the 21-year-old business.
Commenting on the inflation figures for October 2016, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: -While the slight fall in inflation in October will surprise many, the significant rise in the cost of raw materials suggests that price growth is likely to resume its upward trend in the coming months.
Business leaders from more than 15 countries have visited the Sheffield City Region as part of a scheme to boost connections and business with overseas markets.
Speaking in anticipation of next weeks Autumn statement, Richard Wright, Executive Director of Sheffield Chamber of Commerce talked about what he would like to see from the Chancellor.