Commenting on George Osborne's speech at Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: "In what was essentially a political speech, Osborne was right to state that the public services, like businesses, should be judged by what they deliver not how much they spend or how many they employ.
With the UK economy struggling to get out of this double dip recession, local Sheffield business Alchemistic have found success in helping retailers make a return on otherwise discarded products, whilst at the same time growing their business by over 300% in the last year.
Leading supplier of temporary protection products for the construction industry,Protec International Ltd, has brought in Sheffield-based Rare Creative Groupto manage its marketing strategy, branding and communications activity.
Following a meeting with Michael Vaughan and Sheffield Collegiate Cricket Club, a Sheffield based events company, Iconic Event Management, was commissioned with the challenge to create Sheffield's best ever cricketing event, all in the name of charity.
Commenting on the speech by new Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin, John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: "It is refreshing to hear an incoming transport secretary set out his stall almost wholly around economic growth.
A survey released today by the British Chambers of Commerce reveals falling levels of trust in financial institutions among businesses.