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It’s the best of both worlds

Liz Edwards

Liz Edwards is Director of Muddyfaces, an outdoor play and learning resources for the education and private market. Sheffield offers the perfect back-drop for this business as Liz explains. What were your early ambitions? As a kid I spent most of my time climbing trees, wandering hill sides, building dens, being out on my bike and very much following my ...

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Sheffield feels like a city that really supports creative people

Lucy Ledger, Director of Lucy Ledger Ltd explains how she managed to mix creativity with business. What were your ambitions?  From a very young age I always knew I wanted to be an artist. I was never sure of the exact profession but I spent all my time creating – my hero was Tony Hart and I used to send my work to the Hartbeat gallery. ...

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Sheffield’s Lifestyle Wins Over Partner of Tapestry Compliance

Sheffield born Bob Grayson, a partner of Tapestry Compliance, on why he decided to open a legal services office on home ground.  After 15 years of working for London-based law firm, Linklaters and in-house at Shell, commuting to and from Sheffield, I decided to set up a company here because I wanted to combine offering a world class service with a ...

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Sheffield women mean business

Sheffield skyline

In 2015 52 per cent of the start-up businesses that Creative Sheffield worked with were set up by women.  In celebration of International Women’s Day this week, Creative Sheffield, the economic development arm of Sheffield City Council are sharing the experiences of women in business through interviews with serial entrepreneurs, first time business start-ups and sector leaders across the city. ...

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The Outdoor City inspires Sheffield film-makers

We meet, Morgan Goodsmith and Etienne Soubes-Goldman, two of Sheffield’s rising stars to talk about their video promo business and how living in The Outdoor City inspired their recent wildlife video title ‘ Sheffield; Another Angle’. Entrepreneurs Morgan and Etienne, sixth form students from Sheffield have a passion for film, business and the great outdoors. Tell us a bit about ...

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Sheffield office space take up soars

electric works exterior

04 August 2015 Sheffield City Council’s Inward Investment Team announce a city-wide upsurge in office activity. The team cite Sheffield’s business friendly reputation, quality building stock, skilled work force, transport links and lifestyle offering as driving demand for office space across the city. Office take-up in Sheffield has risen by over 100 per cent on the same period last year ...

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#PitchAndPledge – join the conversation


Thursday 19 February 2015 Business Sheffield, the business-facing team of advisors for Sheffield City Council, held their first “Pitch and Pledge” event at Kelham Island Museum yesterday evening, 18 February 2015. The event, which attracted more than 70 business men and women from across the city, was organised by Business Sheffield after identifying a need for new networking opportunities to ...

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Small Business Saturday sees launch of free Christmas shoppers’ parking from 2pm on Saturday afternoons

Grace Bolsover, of Grace's Fabrics in the Moor Market

Tuesday 2 December 2014 Shoppers in Sheffield are being encouraged to support independent traders this weekend, in recognition of “Small Business Saturday.” Small Business Saturday, which falls on Saturday, 6 December, is a national, non-political campaign which aims to encourage consumers to ‘shop local’ and support small businesses in their communities. The initiative is particularly relevant in Sheffield, with the ...

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Streamlined support for city businesses

Sheffield is a place to start up business, and one in which existing firms can thrive. That’s the message from Sheffield City Council, which has announced that companies in the city can now benefit from a radically new and improved support service. The new “Business Sheffield” service brings a huge range of help under one banner, meaning that those wanting ...

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