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City region strengthens relationships with China

Investment from China has seen more than 1,200 jobs created and investment projects worth a total of £233.5m made across Sheffield City Region. And now these business relationships are set to be boosted even further, after the city region became a member of the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) last week. Membership means

Caravanning popularity boosts innovation at Sheffield engineering company

A boom in caravanning is fueling innovation at a historic Sheffield company. Sub contract engineering company PCT, which is based in Sheffield, is now designing four new towbars a month to cope with demand from the UK’s burgeoning caravanning sector. PCT operates across a wide range of industries but manufacturers up to

Sheffield financial planner features alongside PM in prestigious publication

Sheffield financial planner Jillian Thomas is featured in a prestigious parliamentary publication which includes a foreword by Prime Minister Theresa May. Jillian, managing director of Future Life Wealth Management, is one of only nine financial planners across the UK included in the 2016/17 Parliamentary Review of finance. The report, which also has

Daver Steels targets growth after MBO

Sheffield-based steel product manufacturer, Daver Steels, is targeting a 25 per cent revenue increase after undertaking a management buyout (MBO), supported by funding from NatWest. The £1.2m deal, which includes a combined refinancing package from Royal Bank of Scotland Invoice Finance and Lombard, will see current technical sales manager, Lee Stones,

Solicitors’ team to run the distance

Staff at one of Sheffield's longest established law firms, Wake Smith Solicitors, will take to the city’s streets for the Sheffield 10k on 24 September in aid of animal welfare. The team, comprising of Lorraine Slack, Kate Lax, Tom Weightman, Roberta Griffin-Pygott, Lauren Hance, Neil Salter, Jane Turner and Suzanne Porter

CCTV firm secures £150k to pursue vision for growth

A Sheffield company which provides CCTV and security systems to hundreds of industrial and commercial sites throughout the UK has secured £150,000 funding to help it expand from NPIF – Enterprise Ventures Debt Finance, part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund. Vision CCTV Ltd specialises in the design, installation and maintenance

Boeing starts construction of its first European production facility in Sheffield

Boeing ceremonially broke ground at the Sheffield Business Park site where its first European manufacturing facility will be built after Sheffield City Council recently granted planning permission. The 6,200-sq m (66,700 sq ft) building, due to open in late 2018, will manufacture actuation system components for Boeing’s Next-Generation 737, 737 MAX

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