Commenting on the consultation on zero hours contracts launched by the government today (Thursday), John Wastnage, Head of Employment at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: -Zero hours contracts are valued by many workers and employers, but there isn't a clear definition of what they are or how they should work.
A Sheffield based manufacturer of machine knives and industrial blades has, through a local partnership, increased its international trade by 15 per cent and saved thousands of pounds in the process.
A public relations consultancy in Sheffield has bags full of giving for Christmas this year! Staff at HR Media on Shoreham Street has donated more than 20 bags of items for Oxfam to sell at local charity shops across the region.
Rotherham businesswoman Lisa Pogson is so committed to seeing the bronze statue of the wartime -Women of Steel raised in Barker's Pool, scene of the main Blitz raid on Sheffield, that she helped fellow Women In Business at Barnsley Rotherham Chamber organise -Sparkle and Steel, a Christmas networking lunch fundraiser with four of those very women at Rotherham's Carlton Park Hotel last week.
Order Books Hit 18 Year High Whilst Exporting Figures Also Improve The UK's manufacturing sector continues to drive forward current economic growth after an influential study revealed that order books and output were at the highest level since 1995.