Enterprising graduates from the University of Leeds are refusing to allow the recession to hold them back, says Sir Peter Thompson, founder of the annual award for promising fledgling businesses.

Businesses and individuals across Yorkshire affected by the recession are set to benefit from a range of free or subsidised support initiatives from the University of Leeds.

The University of Leeds is helping Yorkshire's local businesses stay on their feet by participating in a new innovation voucher scheme that aims to harness academic know-how.

Marks & Spencer and the University of Leeds today announce a new partnership that will see highlights of the company's archive exhibited to the public for the first time.

Yorkshire showcased a centre of innovation at the forefront of healthcare technology today as Lord Drayson visited Leeds as part of a region-wide tour.