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LEP chairman to address IoD South Yorkshire dinner

Sheffield City Region LEP chairman and former Volkswagen Group president James Muir has been named as the keynote speaker at the IoD South Yorkshire Annual Dinner. More than 200 business leaders from sectors ranging from advanced manufacturing to professional services and the public and third sectors will attend the black-tie dinner

Manufacturer shows support for International Women’s Day

Leeds-based speciality ingredients manufacturer, Stephenson, has shown its support for International Women’s Day 2019. Global manufacturing business Stephenson, which specialises in soap production for clients such as The Body Shop, employs 98 people from its production plant in Horsforth. Over a third of the Stephenson workforce is women. Jamie Bentley, CEO of Stephenson, said:

JCT600 continues to drive gender balance as International Women’s Day is celebrated

Family motor retailer JCT600, which is committed to driving a change in the gender balance in the automotive industry, is celebrating International Women’s Day today, by talking to five women from five different parts of the business about their views of what it is like being a woman in what

Manufacturer makes firm commitment to apprentices and graduates

Leeds-based speciality chemicals manufacturer, Stephenson, is showing its commitment to apprenticeships following the success of two recent graduate recruits. The fifth generation owned family business has firmed up on its pledge to work with local educational institutions to find and employ outstanding young chemists of the future. As part of National

Caddick Construction “try” out former rugby international prop as latest trainee site manager

Former Rugby Union prop Lee Imiolek has swapped rugby shirts at Yorkshire Carnegie for a hi-vis vest as he launches a new career at Caddick Construction. As one of the latest trainee site managers at the Yorkshire-based Group, 28-year-old Lee is happy to trade old skills on the pitch for new

Senior associate joins Clarion’s growing corporate recovery team

Lisa Smith is the latest lawyer to join Clarion’s expanding Corporate Recovery and Insolvency practice which was recognised in the latest Legal 500 Awards. With over ten years of experience in both personal and corporate insolvency and restructuring, Lisa has acted for individuals, businesses, directors, insolvency practitioners and financial institutions. She is

Gauntlet appointment signals ambitious growth intentions

Leeds-based commercial broker and "appointed representative principal", has appointed hugely experienced ex-Towergate director, Andy Parkin, to the role of sales director. Mr Parkin joins Gauntlet after a year out of the insurance industry spent pursuing his hobby of commercial photography, in preference to working in an insurance world with which he