Tag Archives: Growth

Report: EU trade agreements in place deliver tangible benefits

The EU has today published a report assessing the implementation of its existing trade agreements. This horizontal report is the first of its kind and sheds light on what happens after trade agreements are negotiated and have entered into force.  Continue reading

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UKEF announces further Funding Support for SMEs

UK Export Finance (UKEF) is launching a new partnership with five major high street banks to allow smaller businesses to access millions of pounds in government-backed trade finance. UKEF, as part of the Department for International Trade, provides financial support … Continue reading

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Doncaster Sheffield Airport regains ‘fastest-growing’ Title

Figures from the CAA show that Doncaster Sheffield airport has experienced a 43.1 per cent growth and rolling passenger numbers of 1.3 million between 1 April 2016 and 31 March 2017. Continue reading

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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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£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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Sheffield City Region Visit to IFB2016 – Manufacturing Week

Three themed weeks, 13th – 1st July 2016 of business opportunities, over 75 events, with approximately 85 International delegations, 40 000 delegates, including 10 000 International visitors in one place at the Exhibition Centre in Liverpool. Aimed at companies of all sizes; Start-ups, SMEs and Blue Chip companies alike. Continue reading

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Sheffield City Region Visit to IFB2016

IFB2016: The world’s biggest Business Festival Discover opportunities for your business at IFB2016 What is IFB2016? Three themed weeks, 13th – 1st July 2016 of business opportunities, over 75 events, with approximately 85 International delegations, 40 000 delegates, including 10 … Continue reading

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Sheffield City Region Trade Visit to Canada

A multi-sector trade visit, coinciding with the Global Petroleum Show, Calgary. Headed by the Master Cutler, Craig McKay, organised by International Trade Forum. Mission Leader: ITF Chairman William Beckett. Continue reading

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UKTI: Breaking Barriers: Succeed Overseas – Rotherham

This free event during the ever growing Exporting is GREAT week* has been brought to you by UKTI Yorkshire and the Humber, it is part of a joint initiative between UKTI Yorkshire and Sheffield City Region LEP and aims to help grow the economy by helping every business fulfil their export potential Continue reading

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Cross-government approach at heart of new drive to boost exports

A new whole-of-government approach to boosting British exports delivered through a transformed, UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), focused on priority markets and sectors, has been announced today (19 January 2016) by Trade Minister Lord Maude. Continue reading

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