Chamber News

Business leaders welcome new ‘landmark’ airport bus service

21 August in Chamber News

Stagecoach Yorkshire’s new direct bus route from Sheffield and Rotherham to Doncaster Sheffield Airport has been welcomed as a ‘landmark step’ by business leaders. The new 737 service from Sheffield Interchange to Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) via Wickersley and Bramley starts in September and will operate...

Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards sign up top local radio presenter

07 August in Chamber News, Events

Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber of Commerce has made its first summer signing after securing the support of well-known local radio personality Andy Giddings who will host the 2017 Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards. After presiding of the event in 2016, the popular broadcaster who is perhaps...

Businesses debate how they are tackling the skills shortage hampering Sheffield City Region growth

20 July in Chamber News

Business leaders discussed how they are tackling difficulties in recruiting the right candidates for their job vacancies at a breakfast event that shared the latest results of the Quarterly Economic Survey. The results of the business survey showed that while over half of manufacturing and...

Entrepreneur puts Marxist Capitalism under the spotlight at Chamber Means Business

18 July in Chamber News

For many, the principles of Adam Smith and Karl Marx may make uncomfortable bedfellows, but a successful Barnsley Entrepreneur will be sharing the secrets to his success which have been built around following Marxist-Capitalist principles at this year’s Chamber Means Business event, hosted by Barnsley...

Survey provides invaluable insight to address skills gap and make the region a more attractive place to work

18 July in Chamber News

Access to skilled labour remains a major concern for Sheffield City Region businesses according to the latest Quarterly Economic Survey (QES), run by the region’s Chambers of Commerce. The results give a regular snapshot of how business is faring and are used to influence decision-makers...