• ‘Excellent’ workshop helps start-ups come to terms with Ts & Cs

    15 May 2018

    Lisa Greenstreet, Associate Solicitor in the Dispute Management Team at Freeths, moved back to her home city of Sheffield from Bristol in 2014. She wanted to reconnect with the local business community and so contacted Business Sheffield to see if she could use her expertise as a solicitor to support start-ups.

  • Sheffield to put forward Channel 4 bid after meeting with broadcaster

    16 April 2018
  • Liberate your inner salesperson

    06 April 2018

    Jane Gregory is our resident Sales & Marketing Advisor, working with pre-start and start up businesses to grow their sales confidence and skills. With a long and varied career in telephone and face-to-face selling, Jane brings a valuable perspective to people that rely on these techniques to start up and grow their business.

  • 3 things every business needs to know about their Ts & Cs

    04 April 2018

    We recently spoke with Lisa Greenstreet, Associate Solicitor in the Dispute Management Team at Freeths. A national law firm with eleven offices around the country, Freeths opened in Sheffield five years ago, expanding from five to a team of 31, they recently outgrew their city centre office space in Barkers Pool and moved to 3 St Pauls Place in Sheffield City Centre.

  • Passionate about retail?

    29 March 2018

    Comment from George Elliott, our guest retail expert

     There are some words of advice that you get when starting a business that stay with you forever. There are some experiences you have along the way, that you wish someone would have warned you were coming or maybe even helped you avoid altogether! In my opinion, the more we can connect people who are starting a business with people who have had/or have a business, the greater their chances of success.

  • Basic Bookkeeping – What do I need to know?

    28 March 2018

    Sarah Johnson works for Sheffield-based accountancy firm, Hawsons, where she has helped hundreds of businesses succeed through good fiscal management during her 25-year career.

    In the role of Manager within the Business Services Department, Sarah and her colleagues work with newly formed and small businesses, supporting them with basic bookkeeping, management of their accounts, Corporation Tax and VAT.

    The wonderful world of finance can seem incredibly complex to people when they are first starting out with a new enterprise. That’s why Business Sheffield work with highly knowledgeable professionals like Sarah, to deliver free workshops for people like you, who want to learn the basics needed to set up and run a profitable business.

  • Sheffield Hallam University plans for new City Gateway

    19 March 2018
  • So we all know what a hashtag is - job done?

    15 March 2018

    Comment from our guest social media expert Rich Davies of R3D2 Social Media.

  • Transformative plans for Sheffield City Centre announced

    11 March 2018
  • Sheffield design shortlisted for coveted international award

    12 February 2018

    Award-winning Sheffield design agency 93ft is responsible for a raft of beautiful designs across the UK and Europe.

    Locally, this includes one of Kelham Island’s coolest venues The Chimney House, vintage Derbyshire bike race Eroica Britannia and the Warp Films office at Park Hill. 

    But it’s their interior architecture of Albert Works – the new Sheffield headquarters of international creative agency Jaywing on Sidney Street, which has five UK offices and one in Sydney, Australia – that is currently earning them global recognition.

  • 250 reasons why Channel 4 should move to Sheffield

    31 January 2018