Business News

Business Banking Switch launched as part of RBS’ commitment to boost competition in UK banking

11 March in Business News, Chamber News

Business Banking Switch is a scheme that has been set up and designed to provide eligible customers with offers which are better than those normally available on the market if they switch their bank provider.If you’re an eligible business customer with Royal Bank of Scotland...

The North-South divide is not closing despite encouraging economic performance in the Northern Powerhouse, new figures reveal.

31 January in Business News

Figures obtained by the Northern Powerhouse Partnership show that, while a number of Northern regions have performed well in the past year, many of the North’s key areas are lagging behind the national average when it comes to the productivity of their workforces.City regions in...

£23m awarded to projects across the Sheffield City Region

29 January in Business News, Chamber News

A massive £23m was yesterday (28th January) awarded to projects across the Sheffield City Region which are set to boost the tourist economy, revitalise urban centres and improve transport connections.Regional Mayor Dan Jarvis said: “This funding is transformative. It’s also a great example of the...

Economic Survey reveals challenging times for region’s manufacturers as Brexit deadline looms

17 January in Business News, Chamber News

Businesses across the region are facing ‘challenging times’ amidst growing concerns over Brexit which is impacting upon growth and confidence, according to the latest figures released by the Sheffield City Region’s Quarterly Economic Review (QER).The results of the final quarter of the year (Q4) were...