The outlook for Sheffield City Region businesses which internationally trade is positive according to the latest Quarterly Economic Survey (QES).
Commenting on the 2016 Queen's Speech, Dr Adam Marshall, Acting Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: -Businesses will see the merit in many of the bills announced in the Queen's Speech, particularly the commitment to high-speed broadband for all households and business premises.
The labour market in the Sheffield City Region performed well in the first three months of the year, according to the results of the Quarterly Economic Survey (QES), sponsored by RBS South Yorkshire & North Derbyshire, for the first quarter of 2016, which were published today.
In the three months to March 2016, employment rose by 44,000 compared with the previous three months, with unemployment largely unchanged In the three months to March 2016, the unemployment rate for 16-24 year olds was 13.
Solicitors' firm Taylor Bracewell, with offices in Sheffield and Doncaster, have raised an amazing £12,890 for charity by taking part in the Will Aid scheme where they wrote Wills for local people and asked them only to consider making a donation to charity.
Michael Cantwell, a partner at hlw Keeble Hawson who specialises in corporate transactions, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees at Leeds Mind.
Celebrities and former footballers are gearing up for a charity football match at Bramall Lane on Sunday (22 May) between a Sheffield United Legends team and a Fulham All Stars side.
More than a third (38 per cent) of UK employees say their working environment is having a negative effect on their mental state of mind, and one in two feel that their workplace 'does not manage mental health issues well'.