A pioneering partnership project between the University of Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam University and Sheffield City Council has been recognised for championing talented graduates into employment after winning a prestigious national award from the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR).
As voters across Britain and Europe prepare to go to the polls this week, the British Chambers of Commerce's latest EU Business Barometer shows a substantial increase in uncertainty among UK businesses over the future of the UK's relationship with the European Union.
Commenting on Sir Richard Lambert's Banking Standards Review published today, Dr Adam Marshall, BCC's Executive Director of Policy and External Affairs said: "Businesses up and down the country say that relationships with banks and other financial institutions deteriorated sharply with the financial crisis.
Commenting ahead of a speech by Labour Leader Ed Miliband today on the National Minimum Wage, Dr Adam Marshall, Executive Director of Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said: -A substantial majority of businesses believe the National Minimum Wage should rise as the recovery continues, but only on the basis of careful evidence and implemented alongside sustained investment in training by businesses and government alike.
Sheffield broker IFM Insurance based on Tapton House Road had produced a short guidance document to help local firms combat rising workplace injury compensation claims on small businesses.
Digital Direction, a Creative Sheffield initiative to help businesses expand using technology, has been so successful that it has gained an extension.