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Green light for £42m Humber flood scheme

Funding has been secured for a £42 million upgrade to the tidal flood defence scheme in the Humber Estuary – improving flood protection to 113,000 properties. Led by the Environment Agency, the Humber Hull Frontages scheme will present an opportunity to review and improve a 19 kilometres stretch of tidal flood

Flood management schemes backed by West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Two flood alleviation schemes backed by West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee will help reduce the risk of flooding for hundreds of homes and businesses across Leeds City Region, protect land for new development and provide a refuge for endangered animals. The Natural Flood Management Programme and Wyke Beck Valley Project

IT recycling specialist strengthens management team

Bradford-based IT recycling specialist Ucan Recycling has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Anne-Marie Parkinson.  Anne-Marie will take on the new role of Office and Compliance Manager, to support the Community Interest Company (CIC) with its continued growth.  Established in 2010, Ucan provides a free IT collection service for businesses,

Social media under spotlight at mock tribunal

Langleys Solicitors in York is putting the use of social media by employees under the spotlight at a mock employment tribunal. The use of Twitter and Facebook by staff carries significant potential risks for businesses, particularly in relation to productivity and reputation. It also has the potential to be used to bully

Flood defences project gains further backing

Plans to develop more than £8million-worth of flood defences in the Lower Don Valley of Sheffield have gained further support. James Newman, chairman of the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership, believes it is important for businesses in the economically important area of the city to back the scheme. Proposals have been

ID:SR appointed by Environment Agency

Following the success of the Lateral House Refurbishment project in Leeds, ID:SR is again working as consultants to MACE who were appointed to refurbish and fit-out an office relocation project in Beverley, Yorkshire, for the Environment Agency. The project will see 36 Environment Agency staff relocating from their existing premises in