Plans to improve protection from flooding for businesses in the Lower Don Valley have taken a step forward after planning applications for the project were submitted by Sheffield City Council.
Sheffield-based Bestobell Valves, part of the President Engineering Group Ltd, has appointed a new agent in Japan, as part of its international trading strategy to develop its business even further in the Far East.
Barber Harrison & Platt (-BHP), Yorkshire's largest independent firm of chartered accountants has recently welcomed 12 new trainees and four placement students to the firm.
Gripple Limited, the Sheffield-based employee-owned manufacturer which has achieved national and world-beating success, has a new managing director whose focus will be on mirroring and advancing the company's proven strengths - accessible leadership, dynamic vision and continuous innovation across the business.
Sheffield-based Conflow, the specialist manufacturer of dust and fire suppression and water control systems in underground mining, will be exhibiting at China Coal & Mining Expo, one of the largest exhibitions in the mining calendar.
Commenting on the announcement that a new nuclear power plant will be built at Hinkley Point in Somerset, John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said: "After months of uncertainty, British business will be pleased that negotiations for the UK's first new nuclear power plant in decades have been successfully concluded.