As access to finance is the key theme of this month's First for Business magazine, Martin Nattrass, HBSC Area Commercial Director for South Yorkshire, has provided a Patron's View on the subject.
Looking for the right business investment can be a complicated process, so seeking professional advice is vital.
Today (Friday), the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) released the results of a survey of more than 5,000 businesses, which found that 94% of firms have been paid late, with one in four reporting that over 40% of their payments were not received on time.
Sheffield siblings Rob and Charlotte Wait (19 and 21) are delighted to have completed the 2012 Great Yorkshire which took place with around 6000 runners in Sheffield recently.
Commenting on Danny Alexander's speech to the Liberal Democrat Party conference, John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: "Businesses will be pleased that the government has acted quickly and decisively to put an infrastructure guarantee scheme in place.
The Social Economy Forum (SEF) has been launched to advocate the importance of the voluntary, charity and social enterprise sectors within the Sheffield City Region.