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UK Pavilion at Milan Expo 2015

The UK is participating at the World Expo 2015 in Milan from 1 May to 31 October. Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life is the core theme. It aims to highlight one of the most pressing challenges of our time – how to feed and sustain an expected rise in the world’s population to 9 billion by 2050. Continue reading

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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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Developing Britain’s Mittelstand

The German British Forum with Stirling Media presents the next GBF conference, a forum to meet peers, discuss ideas about training, funding and exports for mid-sized companies, and for UK companies to find routes to market in Germany. Continue reading

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The Russian Market and You

Attendees are welcome at this free event and will find out about the new Russia Eurasian Economic Union which came into force on 1st January 2015 and how it could open doors for your business. 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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UKTI hails huge jump in exporting

UK Trade & Investment helped a total of 47,960 businesses to export for the first time, or find new markets, through its network of specialists in the UK and in British embassies around the world. Continue reading

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Festival to create £100m of business

Just ignore the fact that it’s based in Liverpool, organisers say.

The IFB, which features 240 events across the North throughout June and July, is being hailed as the biggest event in the UK since the Festival of Britain in 1951 and the biggest business bash in the world in 2014.
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Global Trader Guide 2014 now out

Covering a multitude of countries across several continents, the guide includes key market information, special reports and narrative from some of the worlds influential figures in export. Continue reading

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Sales and profits soar at B Braun Medical

Sales and profits have shot up at B Braun Medical as investments made by the Sheffield-based manufacturer and distributor of healthcare products started to pay off. Continue reading

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Yorkshire International Business Convention comes to Rotherham

The convention began in 1995 and has attracted some of the biggest and most recognisable names from across the globe, including Dr Henry Kissinger, Mikhail Gorbachev, Neil Armstrong, Bill Clinton and Desmond Tutu. Continue reading

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