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How next generation Silicon Valley will boost South Yorkshire

The advanced manufacturing innovation district will grow from the existing University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Catcliffe, and the wider Advanced Manufacturing Park at Waverley. Continue reading

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Devolution to help Sheffield finally punch its weight

Sheffield Council says it is proud to have agreed this deal with the Government. It says it is on Sheffield’s terms and the content has been driven by the needs of the local economy. It says the deal is not about Sheffield giving powers away to higher authorities, but about the city getting more control over powers currently the responsibility of central Government.
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GREAT Chinese Names for GREAT Britain

It is one of 101 points of interest around Britain selected by national tourism agency VisitBritain to feature in a campaign inviting Chinese people to come up with the most fitting, amusing, meaningful, and memorable Chinese names for British places, events, and things.
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HMRC Evaluation Survey for Overseas and Regional Trade Statistics

The survey covers the new style EU and non-EU OTS commentary releases (from January 2014), in particular whether these should be replaced with a combined OTS release incorporating both EU and non-EU trade; and the style and content of the current RTS commentary release, in particular whether it should be changed to a style more similar to the OTS releases.
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Extra £100m of funding ‘to be unlocked’ by British Business Bank

ANOTHER £50m of finance will be made available to businesses through the British Business Bank by the Government, which it expects will be doubled by match funding. Continue reading

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‘Select Business Scheme UK’ visa process goes live

The UK now receives more Chinese investment than any other EU country and is also the fourth most popular destination for Chinese investment worldwide. A far-reaching new visa scheme launched by UK Visas & Immigration aims to keep the UK at the top of these charts. Continue reading

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Yorkshire & Humber China Business Awards 2014

The China-Britain Business Council Yorkshire and Humber are presenting the China Business Awards for 2014 at their Yorkshire & Humber Chinese New Year Dinner on 17th February 2015. Continue reading

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World leading research of Sheffield Hallam University highlighted

RESEARCH from Yorkshire universities has been praised in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) which assesses all the research published by UK institutions. Continue reading

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Halton International’s review of International Trade for 2015

The outlook is optimistic especially with a general election coming up and the regional UKTI delivery contract up for renewal. Exciting times ahead! Continue reading

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Evaluation report reveals £130million Le Tour boost

The report entitled ‘Three Inspirational Days’ examines the economic and social impact of hosting the world’s largest annual sporting event, which began on Saturday 5 July in Leeds with the first of a two-day Grand Départ in Yorkshire followed by a third stage in Cambridgeshire, Essex and London. Continue reading

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