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Todmorden star collegue wins Employee of the Year

A Todmorden woman has beat 1,500 other workers to be named Skipton Building Society’s Employee of the Year.

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Tesco fined £129m but avoids prosecution over accounting scandal

Tesco fined £129m but avoids prosecution over accounting scandal

Tesco has been hit with a £129 million fine from the Serious Fraud Office (SFO), but has escaped prosecution over its accounting scandal.

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Traffic queueing on the M62 between Tingley and Gildersome.

This week’s roadworks on Yorkshire’s motorways and A roads

Here are the planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber from today (Monday) to Sunday.

Transport
Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of Big Six energy customers are still overpaying for their energy but could get their prices back to 2008 rates according to the latest research from consumer watchdog Which?.

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Network Rail to hold public information event in the Calder Valley

Network Rail to hold public information event in the Calder Valley

Network Rail is inviting residents to attend a public information event in Hebden Bridge to find out more about work which is taking place to upgrade the Calderdale rail line, as part of the Great North Rail Project.

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Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over one million UK homeowners on wrong mortgage deal

Over 1.1 million UK homeowners are sitting on the wrong mortgage deal and wasting over £2,500 every year according to latest research.

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Scientists build Wi-Fi 2,000 faster than UK average

Scientists build Wi-Fi 2,000 faster than UK average

Boffins have come up with the fastest ever Wi-Fi, that can download 60 films every second - by creating a signal that hitches a ride on rays of light.

Business
Phishing scams are becoming ever more sophisticated – and firms are struggling to keep up

Phishing scams are becoming ever more sophisticated – and firms are struggling to keep up

Companies are bombarded with phishing scams every day.

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How to get to and from work during Monday’s train strike in Yorkshire

How to get to and from work during Monday’s train strike in Yorkshire

COMPANIES across the north have been drawing up contingency plans to get their staff to and from work on Monday, as RMT union members on Northern Rail stage a 24-hour walkout.

Transport
Free bus travel for train users affected by strike

Free bus travel for train users affected by strike

Bus company Arriva Yorkshire has announced that all valid train tickets will be accepted on their buses during the RMT strike on Monday.

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Shoppers turn to discount supermarkets to beat the budget

Shoppers turn to discount supermarkets to beat the budget

Shoppers are turning to discount supermarkets more than ever, according to new data.

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Calderdale brewery slams ‘disappointing’ and ‘damaging’ Budget

Calderdale brewery slams ‘disappointing’ and ‘damaging’ Budget

The co-owner of the Cragg Vale-based Little Valley Brewery has hit out at today’s Budget.

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Chancellor Philip Hammond is studying tax-raising moves.

£3bn tax hike will pay for Budget giveaways

Taxes will need to increase by up to £3bn if Philip Hammond’s Wednesday Budget is to meet spending commitments, according to economic experts.

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Greggs warns over cost pressures

Greggs warns over cost pressures

Sausage roll maker Greggs reported rising sales and profits last year after being boosted by its healthy eating ranges, but warned over costs pressures in 2017

Business

Storm Doris: Can I claim compensation for a delayed flight?

As storm Doris batters the UK, with winds expected to reach up to 87mph, we spoke to the travel experts at airFair about whether passengers facing a delayed flight due to the bad weather are entitled to claim compensation.

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Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Commuters using Virgin East Coast Trains are being warned not to travel today as Storm Doris is set to batter the country with high winds and rain.

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It’s time to break down employment barriers for disabled people

It’s time to break down employment barriers for disabled people

With nearly half of UK businesses (45 per cent) being apprehensive about hiring someone with a disability because of fears they wouldn’t be able to do the job, British employers are worsening an already discriminatory employment system for the disabled.

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Bus timetable changes are set to be introduced this coming weekend.

New bus timetables set to be rolled out across West Yorkshire

A raft of timetable changes to buses across West Yorkshire - one of the largest to ever take place - are set to come into force this weekend.

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One district council say its insurers advised them to put the sign up over health and safety fears. The average business owner now spends over a quarter of their time grinding through admin and battling red tape and regulations. - SWNS

Red tape and regulations are ‘smothering British businesses’

The average small business owner now spends over a quarter of their time battling red tape and regulations.

Business
How to prepare for your work appraisal

How to prepare for your work appraisal

Most of us, if we’re being honest, find appraisals boring and unhelpful.

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