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Can’t wait for The Outdoor City Weekender in March?


Fancy a warm up to the The Outdoor City Weekender held in Sheffield this March? We have just the thing! The 7th annual Hope Valley Adventure Film Festival will be held on Saturday 27th February 2016 at Hope Valley College and is sure to excite and inspire with a collection of award winning films from around the world. Perfect for ...

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How do you manage people’s use of social media in the workplace?

Anne Brennan

Blog by Anne Brennan, Creative Sheffiield So how do you manage the use of social media in the workplace? As HR Advisor for Creative Sheffield , the economic development arm of Sheffield City Council, this is a question I get asked a lot. Most of us use social media for personal purposes, to keep in touch with friends, share photos ...

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Sheffield’s draw for legal services firms

Sheffield cityscape at night

27 January 2016 Creative Sheffield, the economic development arm of Sheffield City Council, today announces the launch of its North Shoring Campaign; attracting legal services firms from London and the South East to locate in Sheffield. This is an approach that will see the Invest Sheffield team speak directly to legal services firms about the benefits of a Sheffield base. ...

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Creative Sheffield reflects on the economic successes of 2015

Sheffield City Centre skyline
Photo credit: Martin Bouchier

Tuesday 22 December 2015 2015 has been a big year for Sheffield and in turn for Sheffield’s economic development agency, Creative Sheffield. Employment is up on last year with jobs back to pre-recession levels and average salaries rising to £26,141. Unemployment, and crucially, youth unemployment is down, now lower than pre-recession levels. The Office of National Statistics’ latest figures show ...

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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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Sheffield launches International Economic Commission

Bruce Katz

Tuesday 16 December 2014 Sheffield is set to launch its International Economic Commission next month, in an ambitious drive to engage the best brains from around the world in driving the city forward. The commission will involve a series of visits from internationally-renowned delegates, to enable decision-makers in Sheffield to share expertise and ideas on a global level and boost ...

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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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Top 100 businesses access right support for continued growth

Sheffield based Birley Manufacturing, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers for interior environments and rail carriage equipment is aiming high with support from Creative Sheffield. The company, which has 92 employees based in Sheffield, was included on the London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. To be included companies must demonstrate positive growth in revenue over the last ...

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