The Sheffield City Region reaffirmed its position at the forefront of Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering last week, as thousands of delegates flocked to attend the numerous events which formed the Global Manufacturing Festival (GMF) 2013.
Sheffield companies can get ahead of Bradley Wiggins this year, by taking to their bikes before the Tour de France peloton sweeps through northern Sheffield in 2014.
The passing of an amendment to the Growth and Infrastructure Bill which will see the introduction of a 'share for rights' scheme is a worrying decision which sets a - dangerous precedent, a leading employment law expert has warned.
Funding is still available for growth that was the key message to companies at a series of finance conferences across the region.
Commenting on the latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures for Q1 in 2013, Richard Wright, executive director of Sheffield Chamber of Commerce said: -We have said for many weeks that plus or minus a few tenths of a percentage here or there is not significant.
Sheffield Hallam University, one of the sponsors of this year's Global Manufacturing Festival, has re-launched its popular 'Fix it Friday' free consultancy sessions for businesses in the region.
Following the success of the 'HR Exchange' an HR and employment forum for local businesses niche employment firm, Bhayani Bracewell, is bringing the popular and informative forum to the charity and not for profit sector.