Sheffield Chamber of Commerce has joined five other regional chambers in throwing its weight behind ambitious plans to empower industry across the north of England.
What is important to Sheffield is that Sheffield, Leeds and Manchester are really well connected and they can then work more as a single economic entity in an internationally competitive world.
29% of exporters have reported that sales have increased in Q3, compared to 47% in Q2 More than half of exporting businesses (59%) believe their profitability will improve in the next 12 months Recruitment intentions have increased as the majority of exporters (75%) tried to recruit staff in Q3 The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and DHL Express have today (Thursday) published their Q3 Trade Confidence Index, which measures both UK exporting activity and business confidence of more than 2,300 exporting firms.
ERP specialist Azzure IT is beginning a sponsorship programme with promising young ice skater Luke Sidebottom, ahead of the British Figure Skating Championships in Sheffield from the 26th-30th November.
Commenting on the announcement by the Prime Minister that a new fast track visa service will be offered to foreign tourists and business people, Adam Marshall, Executive Director of Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said: -Businesses who are trading internationally have been crying out for faster visa processing times so that their partners and investors can visit the UK easily and without lengthy delays.
Lucinda White is a local female entrepreneur who has decided to make a pledge to raise £1000 for two charities close to her heart this Christmas - Ehlers Danlos Support UK (www.
October 2014 saw 27 year old technical director, Daniel Hewitt, celebrate 10 years of working with Sheffield's lighting specialist, Olmec Advanced Materials/Surelight.