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Beijing Air Route Boosts Yorkshire Economy

Yorkshire is reaping the rewards of its ever-stronger ties with China, according to research just out.

Driven by two years of direct flights between Manchester and Beijing, levels of growth in…
19th Sep 2018 12:09 PM

Unite Disgust As RBS Announce Another 54 Bank Branch Closures

photo by Elliott Brown
Unite the union representing staff at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has expressed disgust at the decision by the bank this week (5 September) to close another 54 bank branches…
7th Sep 2018 11:00 PM

Family Of Jewellers

In 2001, Brian Ross opened a traditional jewellery shop in Craven Court specialising in Sterling Silver Jewellery. 17 years on, the shop now offers a full working jewellers service as well as a…
1st Sep 2018 11:30 AM

Government Must Protect Working People From ‘Devastating’ No-deal Brexit, Says TUC

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Responding to the publication of the government’s first batch of technical notices on plans for a no-deal Brexit, TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady said:
“These papers…
24th Aug 2018 10:00 PM

Skipton Has (Hidden Construction) Talent!

Chief Financial Officer Matthew Jowett (left) with Apprentice Buyer Rebecca Nicholas and Senior Contracts Manager John Ritchie
Skipton offsite construction specialist, Sigmat, has launched its biggest…
16th Aug 2018 02:18 PM

MBO For Fast Growing West Yorkshire Waste Business

Acumen’s executive board comprising Jon Morris, Andy Crossley, Leon Kirk and Kris Sutton
Knottingley-based Acumen Waste Services Ltd, along with its parent company Waste Services Group Ltd and all…
18th Sep 2018 07:08 AM

Brexit Uncertainty And Wages Squeeze Forming A Toxic Mix Warns Unite

Brexit uncertainty and the continued squeeze in wages is combining to form a toxic mix which is hitting manufacturing investment, the UK’s largest manufacturing union, Unite warned today (Monday 3…
3rd Sep 2018 07:35 PM

Tough Action Needed To Close Disability And Race Pay Gaps, Says TUC

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Commenting on a report on the disability and race pay gaps published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) today (Thursday), TUC General Secretary Frances O’Grady…
30th Aug 2018 09:18 AM

Whitby Youth Hostel Gives Local Unemployed Young People A Route To Work

Unemployed young people in the local area are being given the opportunity gain employment in the travel and tourism sector through a new traineeship programme launched by a leading youth charity.
YHA…
23rd Aug 2018 12:48 PM

CBI At The 2018 Party Conferences

The House of Commons is in recess until 4 September, Westminster update will resume in September.
In the meantime, this year the CBI will be attending the Labour, Conservative and SNP conferences to…
15th Aug 2018 09:55 PM

Business Profile: Joanna Lavan Of ConnectChina

Joanna Lavan of ConnectChina
Joanna Lavan established ConnectChina in 2004, based in Huddersfield, which has grown to be one of the largest China business support consultancy’s in the North of…
10th Sep 2018 04:57 PM

Childcare Fees Have Risen Three Times Faster Than Wages Since 2008, TUC Analysis Reveals

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Fees up by 52%, compared to 17% increase in nominal wages. Families left with £4,700 annual shortfalls even after government support.
Working parents with children under five…
3rd Sep 2018 07:10 PM

10 In 10: Leo Parker Of The Engine Room

Katie Mallinson
Features Writer
Leo Parker, studio director and designer at Huddersfield-based strategic brand consultancy The Engine Room
In this new and exclusive feature for The Yorkshire Times, we put a regional business…
26th Aug 2018 10:55 AM

6 In 10 Workers Say Being Snooped On By Their Boss Fuels “Distrust And Discrimination”

6 in 10 working people fear that greater workplace surveillance through technology will fuel distrust (65%) and discrimination (66%), according to research for I’ll Be Watching You, a new TUC…
17th Aug 2018 11:15 PM

Put Workers On Pay Committees To Stop Fat Cats, Says TUC

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The High Pay Centre and CIPD’s pay research published today (Wednesday) highlights how weak wage growth is for average workers compared to the those at the top, says the TUC.
The…
15th Aug 2018 06:28 PM
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