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Firms warned to be aware of pay gap pitfall

COMPANIES should be aware of a hidden pitfall in new legislation regarding equal pay that comes into force next month, an Upton law expert has warned.

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Wakefield firm ships products to Australian coal power station

The last coal mine in the UK might have closed down more than a year ago, but one Wakefield firm is still very much involved in the industry.

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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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210317 Gary Verity  from Welcome to Yorkshire with Judith Blake Leader of Leeds City Council  and  two of the Kaiser Chiefs  Peanut (left) and Simon Rix  at the Y17  conference at York Theatre Royal  yesterday(tues)

Big plans for year ahead are revealed

Yorkshire tourism chiefs set out their vision for events throughout 2017 which they hope will mean the region’s multi-billion pound tourism industry enjoys its most successful year ever.

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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.

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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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SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Speed cameras will be at the following locations across the Wakefield district this week:

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Wakefield workers strike as 50 job cuts loom

Wakefield workers strike as 50 job cuts loom

Workers staged another 24-hour walkout at Fujitsu in Wakefield today where up to 50 jobs have been put at risk.

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Former West Yorkshire mine to host free experimental dance show

Former West Yorkshire mine to host free experimental dance show

An experimental dance company will perform a free subterranean show about a Chilean mining crisis at the former Caphouse Colliery in Wakefield on Friday.

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Northern rail strike: Commuters react

Northern rail strike: Commuters react

Rail commuters across Yorkshire faced disruption on Monday as Northern was forced to cancel over half of its trains due to a strike by the RMT union.

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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.

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Matin Ashby - owner of Martin's House of Linen, is celebrating 50 years in business.
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Shopkeeper clocks up 50 years in the heart of the city

A shopkeeper has reached a major milestone this week - clocking up 50 years as a trader in the heart of the city centre.

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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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RSPCA launches West Yorkshire recruitment drive

RSPCA launches West Yorkshire recruitment drive

Animal lovers are being invited to apply to become RSPCA inspectors as the charity launches a local recruitment drive.

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Northern rail strike: The Yorkshire train services affected

Northern rail strike: The Yorkshire train services affected

Commuters travelling to and from Yorkshire railway stations face disruption this Monday to a planned strike.
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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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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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Myles Hartley, managing director at Caddick Developments, Paul Caddick, Chairman of Caddick Group and Andrew Murray, managing director at Caddick Construction.

Phase one of £100m development complete - and first of nearly 2,000 jobs could be on the way

Work to build a new multi-million pound TK Maxx warehouse off the M62 is complete.

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VIDEO: Sir Michael Parkinson named Head of Interviews for Yorkshire Tea

Sir Michael Parkinson has been appointed Head of Interviews for Yorkshire Tea to whip the hiring process into shape.

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Representatives from each of the best designed buildings honoured at the ceremony.

Best buildings show our civic pride in town

Shops and businesses have been recognised for their role in making Pontefract attractive by sprucing up its buildings.

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