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Fire

Somewhat informal; to terminate the employment of an employee. An employee may be fired for cause, such as for sexual harassment or absenteeism, or, in many cases, without cause. A fired employee is often eligible to collect unemployment insurance for a certain period of time.
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A spokeswoman for Fired Up said: "The project is in line with our belief that in order to achieve long-term success, businesses should engage with and positively impact on the communities in which they operate."
"I can't thank places like Fired Up, Kirklees College and Laserzone enough.
Fired Up's Finance director Gareth Ackroyd, who himself has a long association with and still plays for Premiership club Marsden's second team, said: "When we heard through Norman Clee that the league were looking for a new sponsor for the Paddock Shield we thought it was a good opportunity to get our name around the league.
Fired Up chief executive Richard Kaye said it was intended to continue manufacturing at Aurora's existing Green Lea Mills site - and pledged to return the well-known business to profitability.
The accolade recognises Fired Up's success in establishing a factory in China to make and supply items including rice cookers and electric fires - as well as exporting electrical products made in Huddersfield to China.
Fired Up, based at St Thomas' Road, Longroyd Bridge, impressed the judges with a business strategy for making and supplying items such as rice cookers, electric fires - and the famous Corby trouser press - into the Chinese market.
Fired up managing director Richard Kaye said: "Corby is a highly respected brand and caters to a market we want to enter.