Sheffield to come AliveAfter5 as retailers pledge to open late

Scores of Sheffield shops will open late on Thursdays as city leaders try to bring the centre alive in the evenings.

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Cancer Research UK internship opportunities for Doncaster residents

Doncaster people keen to support the world’s leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research can now boost their career prospects by taking on a voluntary internship with Cancer Research UK.

Sheffex speakers 
David Slater, Professor Vanessa Toulmin and Yuri Matischen

Sell-out conference at Sheffex business expo

The fifth SheffEx business exhibition included a conference for the first time – and all 100 seats sold out within 36 hours, the organiser said.

Editor of the Sheffield Telegraph Nancy Fielder with Business Editor David Walsh

Campaign: Tell us your story of working with a disability

The Telegraph is launching a campaign to help people with a disability into work - and we need your assistance!

Matthew Chenery, of Barclays, with Michael Arthur, Victoria Smith, Richard Smith and Rebekah Wood of Brewkitchen

Brewkitchen cooks up growth with new funding

Sheffield restaurant company Brewkitchen has announced expansion plans with new funding from Barclays.

The building site for the Sheffield Ikea, with Meadowhall shopping centre in the background

VIDEO: It’s off to work we go- building begins for Sheffield Ikea

More than fifteen years after the first proposals were made, a £60million project has begun to build an Ikea near Meadowhall Retail Park in Sheffield.
Work has started on the new �60m Ikea store in Sheffield. Picture: Chris Etchells

Construction of Sheffield’s £60m Ikea begins

Assembly of Sheffield’s long-awaited Ikea store has begun.

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Concerns over children's mobile devices use

Most parents think mobiles have negative effect on kids' learning

Three quarters of parents are worried that using phones, tablets and games consoles is affecting their children’s performance at school.

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Ikea to hold job fair for new £60m Sheffield shop

Sheffield people can find out about the 350 roles on offer at the city's new £60 million Ikea next month.

Sir Richard Branson with Virgin Trains' new Azuma

DRIVING AMBITION: 15,000-plus apply for South Yorkshire rail jobs

Response to a firm recruiting first class folk from the region for £57,000 a year train driver roles is Virgin on the unprecedented.
Travis Perkins

Sheffield workers' concerns as Travis Perkins sheds 600 jobs and shuts 30 branches

The UK’s biggest building merchant has city outlets at Holme Lane and Coleford Road.
SYPTE is consulting on the future of Supertram.

Your chance to help shape Sheffield's Supertram network

People have until the end of the month to have their say on the future of Sheffield's trams.

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Parkin offence: defaced mural

WHERE'S WALLY? Sheffield mural graffiti anger

A Sheffield business community today blasted a landmark artwork vandal attack.

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Senior bus passes will be renewed automatically in South Yorkshire from January 1, 2017.

Automatic renewal plan for senior bus passes in South Yorkshire

Older people in Sheffield will no longer have to renew their bus passes.
The University of Sheffield's Diamond building.

Turn business ideas into reality at Startup Weekend Sheffield

Entrepreneurs can turn their ideas into a business proposal in three days at the next Startup Weekend Sheffield.

Sir Nigel Knowles, chair of the SCRs Local Enterprise Board, has revealed a major plan to boost the regions economy.

£28bn funding bid to create 70,000 jobs and 6,000 businesses in Sheffield City Region

A £28billion plan to underpin the economic growth of the Sheffield City Region - creating 70,000 jobs and 6,000 businesses - has been unveiled by business leaders.

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Self employed suffering

Self-employed earning less than 20 years ago

Members of Britain’s self-employed workforce are earning less money now than they were two decades ago, according to new research.

David Blunkett visits Fragomen.

David Blunkett visits Fragomen’s Sheffield office

Leading immigration service provider Fragomen welcomed former home secretary David Blunkett to its Sheffield office to receive his input on Brexit and immigration.

Yuri Matischen

A £5m bid for major events strategy could create 33 jobs in Sheffield

A £5m major events strategy could create 333 full-time jobs and give a tenfold return on investment, a businessman said.

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Simon Green, executive director of place at Sheffield City Council

Sheffield’s Retail Quarter at tipping point where retailers feel “they have to be in it”

Sheffield’s £400 million Retail Quarter is at a tipping point where retailers feel “they have to be in it,” a council chief said.

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