Author Archives: Halton International

Risks and Returns: Managing Financial Trade-Offs for Inclusive Growth in Europe and Central Asia

Worldbank Report “Risks and Returns: Managing Financial Trade-Offs for Inclusive Growth in Europe and Central Asia” argues that striking the right balance across all dimensions of financial development (stability, efficiency, inclusion, and overall depth) is crucial for achieving and sustaining … Continue reading

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European Statistics: Production in Construction Up

October 2016 compared with September 2016 Production in construction up by 0.8% in euro area Up by 0.4% in EU28. Continue reading

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Major Contract win for WANdisco

Software business WANdisco has secured a significant contract win with a major automotive multinational. The group, which has a base in Sheffield, said the win had been achieved through its original equipment manufacturer sales partnership with IBM. Under the agreement, … Continue reading

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Middle East Rail, Dubai, 7-18th March 2017

UK railway suppliers are invited to join the UK Pavilion at the Middle East Rail  onference and exhibition in Dubai to meet key players and promote your products and services. Over $300bn of planned investment in rail and public transport infrastructure in the … Continue reading

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What’s HOT and what’s NOT in International Trade

What’s HOT and what’s NOT in International Trade, from trade missions, UKEF services and Sheffield City Region’s Growth Hub services to effecitiveness of UKTI services Continue reading

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Sheffield City Region to host HORASIS 2017

Horasis 2017, a global economic summit designed to set the agenda for worldwide collaboration, is to be held in the Sheffield City Region. The Sheffield City Region local enterprise partnership (LEP) was invited to bid to host the event in … Continue reading

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Flybe launches new route from Doncaster Sheffield with connections to the US & Canada

A new Dublin route with Flybe from Yorkshire’s Doncaster Sheffield Airport will add extra US destinations for passengers from the region connecting via the Irish airport. Washington and Connecticut will now join the existing North American cities, New York, Chicago, … Continue reading

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£28bn growth plan to be unveiled

A £28bn plan designed to underpin the economic growth of the Sheffield City Region, creating 70,000 jobs and 6,000 businesses, will be unveiled today (19 October 2016) at MIPIM UK. The Integrated Infrastructure Plan – known as IIP – will … Continue reading

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Growth to accelerate at Award-Winning Family Business

Growth is set to accelerate at a Queen’s Award-winning family business with the benefits of relocating to larger premises earlier this year already being felt, new accounts covering the period leading up to the move have revealed. Pricecheck is a … Continue reading

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University agrees International Engineering Exchange

The University of Sheffield has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nanjing University to contribute to a three-way exchange programme that also involves Ohio State University in the US. The three universities will hold summer programmes to support undergraduate engineering … Continue reading

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