The company says declining use and the growth of digital services means there is less need for branchesRead the full story ›
Supermarket Morrisons reported a 2.9% surge in like-for-like sales excluding VAT and fuel for the nine weeks to January 1, marking the group's best performance for seven years.
The chain upped its full-year profit outlook after the better-than-expected sales hike for the nine weeks to January 1, pencilling in underlying pre-tax profits of between £330 million to £340 million.
The distribution centre is one of two that the company is closing at it tries to 'simplify' its management processRead the full story ›
The recently opened Siemens factory in Hull has passed an important new milestone with the first components made there leaving the port on a boat - bound for a wind farm in the North Sea.
The vessel set off this morning with the parts to make four turbines on board - including the first to be manufactured on the banks of the Humber. James Webster reports.
High Street giant, the Co-op is to invest £70 million in 100 new stores across the country including ones in East and South Yorkshire next year, creating 1,500 jobs.
The retail giant is to open stores in Beverley and Sheffield but said it will focus on opening stores in London and the South East, with five new sites in the capital before the end of March.
"The Co-op has a clear food strategy, which is to deliver a great and convenient shopping experience for millions of members and customers on a daily basis.
"As part of this strategy our acquisitions programme is fundamental to its success, and we are actively seeking new opportunities."
Almost a year after the Boxing Day floods devastated parts of York, some businesses are still closed.Read the full story ›
Business owners in Hebden Bridge have spoken of their delight after the town's Market Street was named the best high street in a small market town in the country.
The award's a massive boost, with the town still reeling from the worst floods to hit it in living memory last Boxing Day. Eileen Kelly is from the town's Business Forum.
Around 150 small business owners in Leeds have been enjoying a Christmas lunch with a difference - it's made from food that was about to be binned.
It was supplied by the Real Junk Food Project which intercepts food that supermarkets are due to throw away and puts it to good use. They were supplying Bird Board - a network of female business women. Adam Smith from the charity says they've been collecting christmas food for months.
British Steel has won a new contract to supply rails to a Finnish company, on the 10th anniversary of rail production at its Scunthorpe site.
The company said the Finnish Transport Agency (FTA) had decided to use rails made by British Steel for the sixth consecutive year.
This is an important contract for us in a very competitive market place.The full contract will be split 50/50 between British Steel and another supplier, with our half of the contract seeing 5,500 tonnes of steel being delivered by April 2017. This will be produced at our Scunthorpe Rail and Section Mill, which is now 10 years old. The first deliveries will be made to the FTA over the coming weeks and the fact they have chosen us again is testament to the high standards we set.