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SheffEX17 took place on 1st November 2017 at the Royal Victoria Holiday Inn

SheffEX18 is in planning

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News & views from SheffEX & business around the Sheffield City Region

Merger creates new labelmaking force

Sheffield's IML Labels & Systems, Longcombe Labels and Leed Marque Concepts have merged their businesses to create Dura-ID Solutions. The deal has created a combined company able to offer a larger selection of products, with a larger...

Wake Smith celebrates £100m of corporate deals

Sheffield’s Wake Smith Solicitors corporate team completed deals worth a cumulative value of more than £100m in 2017 - for the first time in its 200 year history. Highlights included the sale of shares in Spencer Coatings Group Limited, the...

Canadians acquire Burgon and Ball

Historic Sheffield company Burgon & Ball Limited has been acquired by Canadian based Venanpri Group. Burgon & Ball can trace its roots back to 1730 and manufacturers premium gardening, agricultural and giftware products. Cristobal...

Regional 2017 Q4 business survey results released

Regional business survey shows a somewhat subdued picture over the last three months but business confidence remains solid. The latest results of the Quarterly Economic Survey for the Sheffield City Region suggest that despite a somewhat subdued picture...

A peek into McLaren’s new production centre

A key milestone was marked today at the Yorkshire manufacturing centre that from 2019 will start producing carbon fibre tubs for McLaren Automotive, the British creator of luxury sportscars and supercars. As darkness descended at the £50million McLaren...

Azzure IT secure £2m of funding

Azzure IT, one of the North’s fastest growing small tech firms has received £2.0million funding from part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, to allow it to continue its rapid growth. This significant investment marks the single largest...

Doncaster Sheffield Airport reports continued growth

South Yorkshire's airport at the former RAF Finningley has enjoyed a big boost in passenger numbers with a 37% increase. Doncaster Sheffield Airport was the number one UK airport for growth during 2017 when Doncaster Sheffield Airport Ltd...

Ofo dockless bike hire arrives in Sheffield

The world’s first dockless bike hire scheme has expanded to Sheffield today (January 9th) with a fleet of 1,000 bikes – the largest and fastest such launch in the UK so far. All bikes in Sheffield will be free to hire for the first two weeks, and ofo...

Get involved with the 2018 Sheffield Food Festival

The people behind the annual Sheffield Food Festival are calling out for foodies, bon viveurs, Epicureans and gourmets of all shades, styles, shapes, colours and sizes to get involved in the 2018 Sheffield Food Festival. Running from 26th to 28th May the...

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