Business

Sheffield Theatres has announced it has been awarded funding as part of the government’s Culture Recovery Fund, administered through Arts Council England. This money will support Sheffield Theatres to continue to create work, connect with audiences and make further adaptations to the buildings in preparation for the Lyceum and...

Sheffield’s Business Response Group have launched a new Business Recovery Plan that brings together civic, city and business leaders to address the impact of Covid-19 on Sheffield’s businesses and jobs.   The plan, in cooperation with Sheffield City Council, provides a framework for collective action that aims to mitigate...

After days of speculation and negotiations between the regions politicians and Westminster, Sheffield City Region Mayor Dan Jarvis has announced Sheffield and South Yorkshire have been moved into Tier Three lockdown. Speaking on Twitter, he said: "Our Council leaders and I have secured £41m funding from...

Fresh off the back of receiving a ‘lifeline’ grant from the Governments £1.57b Culture Recovery Fund, a Castlegate venue owner has revealed his intention to help the arts in Sheffield by offering free venue hire for Covid-safe events. Bal Fashions, on Exchange Street, is an inclusive, underground bar and venue...

Sheffield City Region Mayor Dan Jarvis has confirmed further restriction will be imposed on the people of South Yorkshire, as part of a new three-tiered local lockdown system, designed to help tackle the rise of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Due to Sheffield’s...

A new kerb lined with planters and a fully accessible, step-free pavement have been installed on Pinstone Street as works to upgrade temporary social distancing measures are completed. The street was initially closed to traffic in June as part of safety measures to ensure that visitors to the city centre had...

Sheffield-based video game developer Sumo Group has agreed to acquire a US studio in a deal worth up to $99.5m (£77.5m). The deal will provide Sumo Group with a significant presence on the West Coast of the US, enabling better access and support to existing and potential new clients...

Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, Sheffield Digital and the Sheffield Social Enterprise Network have joined up with Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Hallam University and other partners across the city to help smaller businesses, social enterprises and organisations access a fund designed to get young people into work. The government has recently...

Developer SFGE Properties has submitted ambitious plans for a 39-storey residential block in Sheffield city centre. It proposes to redevelop the site of the former Primark store in Castlegate to create just over 200 flats. Designed by architect Hodder + Partners, the £40m Kings Tower scheme planning application follows submissions...