In the current financial year to date (April 2015-January 2016) public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks, was £10.
In the three months from October to December 2015, unemployment fell by 60,000 compared with the previous three months, while employment rose by 205,000 The youth unemployment rate fell to 13.
The fifth annual State of Sheffield report was released by the Sheffield Executive Board (which the Chamber is a member of) on 17th February 2016.
Today (22 February) sees the launch of this year's first Quarterly Economic Survey for business leaders in the Sheffield City Region (SCR) to feedback about their organisation's economic status.
Commenting on the announcement of a deal by the Prime Minister following months of intense negotiation on the future of the UK's relationship with the European Union John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: "Businesses across Britain will be relieved that the horse-trading between Westminster and Brussels is now concluded, and that the hard work of recent months could potentially deliver some benefits for the UK.
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The city business region must agree as a collective on the location for the Sheffield HS2 station and quickly, according to speakers at a major summit.