Food Stars initiative recognising potential of region's food and drink industry

York Press:

12:52pm Friday 27th February 2015

NORTH Yorkshire and East Riding of Yorkshire's strengths in the food and drink industry have been recognised as five local businesses are selected as Food Stars as part of a new national initiative.

OBE award to York export expert Lesley Batchelor

York Press:

12:27pm Friday 27th February 2015

A YORK woman who is director general of the Institute of Export has received an OBE for services to business.

Last chance to register for Venturefest technology exhibition

York Press:

12:49pm Friday 27th February 2015

TIME is running out for investors, entrepreneurs and students with a passion for science and technology to register for this year's Venturefest Yorkshire.

Rising visitor numbers boost profits at York Dungeon operator

York Press: Torturer James Swanton waits for the first visitors to York Dungeon which has opened for the first time since it was flooded

12:32pm Friday 27th February 2015

THE parent company behind the York Dungeon visitor attraction has reported rising revenues in its first year as a public-traded company.

Retailers invited to networking event

York Press: York Minster. Picture: Matt Clark  (7356607)

12:30pm Friday 27th February 2015

RETAILERS in York's city centre are being invited to a networking event to talk about issues affecting business.

Helmsley deli enjoys a taste of success at Best Small Shop awards

York Press:

12:37pm Thursday 26th February 2015

A RYEDALE delicatessen has been named as Britain's best small shop.

Businesses urged to "hit Government hard" with ring road dualling calls

York Press:

12:20pm Thursday 26th February 2015

BUSINESSES in York are being urged to pick up the gauntlet and join the fight to get the city's outer ring road dualled.

Jeweller to open second shop in York

York Press:

12:16pm Thursday 26th February 2015

JEWELLERY retailer Ogdens of Harrogate is opening its second store in York after reporting success at The Little Diamond Shop in Lendal.

Harrogate students take regional title at business competition

York Press:

11:58am Thursday 26th February 2015

A BUSINESS competition held in York to seek out future accountancy talent saw a team from Harrogate Grammar School walk away with the prize.

Supermarket group embarks on new marketing campaign

York Press: Costcutter

12:03pm Thursday 26th February 2015

YORK convenience store company Costcutter has appointed a media agency as part of a new operations and marketing strategy.

Benenden celebrates construction milestone on hospital project

York Press: Benenden logo

11:56am Thursday 26th February 2015

YORK mutual healthcare society Benenden has marked the structural completion of a £45 million redevelopment at its hospital.

Pre-tax profits on the up at Drax but challenges remain

York Press:

12:53pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

THE company behind North Yorkshire power station Drax has reported an increase in pre-tax profits of more than 400 per cent but warns of a challenging year ahead.

New drive to promote Pickering

York Press:

9:53am Wednesday 25th February 2015

A NEW business group has been set up in Pickering to promote the town and showcase its facilities to a wider area.

Request for £25k to fund manager role for proposed Business Improvement District

York Press:

12:46pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

A FUNDING request for £25,000 of local authority money is being made to support plans for a Business Improvement District in York.

Estate agent eyes float in bid to raise capital for growth

York Press:

12:50pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

A YORK-based estate agency group has revealed plans to raise £2.5 million through a float on AIM as it looks to grow its network to 500 branches by 2020.

Veterinary medicine group looks to further product development following rising revenues

York Press:

12:48pm Wednesday 25th February 2015

YORK veterinary medicine specialist Animalcare is on track for a year of growth following an increase in revenues to almost £7 million.

Profits soar to £475 million at York house builder

York Press: SCHEME: Persimmon Homes is seeking to build 96 houses in Hendy.

1:28pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

YORK housebuilder Persimmon has reported soaring profits from revenues of £2.6 billion following what bosses have described as an "improved supply of higher loan to value mortgages at compelling interest rates".

Friendship leads to new care firm

York Press:

9:40am Tuesday 24th February 2015

A NEW care business has been launched after an entrepreneur befriended a care worker who looked after her mother.

Visit York promotes city at overseas tourism event

York Press:

9:22am Tuesday 24th February 2015

PLANS to bolster York’s tourism industry by increasing its international appeal will take a major step forward when the city is presented to 260 world-wide travel buyers from 40 countries.

York Professionals board appointments strengthen its team

York Press:

9:18am Tuesday 24th February 2015

AN organisation set up to support and promote the professional service sector in York has expanded its board with three new appointments.

New arrival at SuperBreak

York Press:

9:15am Tuesday 24th February 2015

A YORK-based holiday specialist is celebrating three national award wins alongside investment in its customer service team.

Start-up support for Carlton nail business

York Press:

9:38am Tuesday 24th February 2015

SELBY MP Nigel Adams has visited a beautician to find out how a start-up grant enabled her to turn a one bedroom flat into a salon.

William Anelay on awards shortlist

York Press: William Anelay working on the new offices for The Press in Walmgate

9:25am Tuesday 24th February 2015

A YORK-based building restoration specialist is anticipating awards success after seeing several of its projects shortlisted in this year’s RICS Pro Yorkshire Awards.

Turbine specialist wins national accolade

York Press: Steve Milner, Earthmill

9:36am Tuesday 24th February 2015

A WIND turbine specialist has been awarded a national industry accolade in recognition of a year which saw the firm install 66 farm-scale turbines across the country.

Record half term for Jet2holidays at Leeds Bradford airport

York Press: Leeds Bradford Airport

9:28am Tuesday 24th February 2015

NATIONAL travel operator Jet2holidays has reported its biggest ever rise in passenger numbers at York’s nearest airport.

Seminar gives advice on handling staffing problems

York Press: Hambleton District Council - zxc

9:10am Tuesday 24th February 2015

“HOW To Tackle Tricky Staffing Issues” is the latest topic on the menu at Northallerton’s lunch break seminar next month.

Furniture maker Treske transorm reception area at school

York Press:

9:31am Tuesday 24th February 2015

A KITCHEN and furniture manufacturer has completed a contract to create a new oak reception desk for a local North Yorkshire school.

Medical supplier launches new facility after expanding beyond expectation

York Press:

12:34pm Monday 23rd February 2015

A MEDICAL supplier which moved into new premises less than two years ago has already had to open a new warehouse facility following "phenomenal" growth of the business.

Country pub chain launches steakhouse brand with £10,000 investment

York Press:

12:31pm Monday 23rd February 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire country inns group is adding a new brand to its portfolio with a £10,000 investment at its Helperby site.

Lighting the way for crop growth at Stockbridge Technology Centre

York Press:

12:29pm Monday 23rd February 2015

HORTICULTURE experts from around the world descended upon Selby for the opening of a new research glasshouse where crops are being grown all year round under LED lights.

New headphones help York teenager hear stereo sound for the first time

York Press:

9:09am Monday 23rd February 2015

A NEW style of headphones invented by a York speaker specialist has enabled a teenager to hear stereo sound for the first time in his life.

Travel advice for businesses

York Press:

11:05am Saturday 21st February 2015

BUSINESSES in York can get help with parking problems and their employees’ travel options, thanks to the iTravel project.

Factory closure plans put 445 jobs at risk

York Press:

3:47pm Friday 20th February 2015

ALMOST 450 jobs near Selby are at risk under plans to close a salad distribution site following the loss of a major supermarket contract.

Yorvale ice cream to be sold in Falklands

York Press:

9:18am Friday 20th February 2015

ICE cream production in North Yorkshire is proving to be a growing industry as a York manufacturer secures its first export order and the region hosts a national conference.

Benenden choose charities to support in 2015

9:16am Friday 20th February 2015

STAFF at York mutual healthcare business Benenden have voted for which charities to support throughout 2015.

Saville sounded out as approved supplier for NHS

York Press:

9:14am Friday 20th February 2015

A YORK video and sound specialist is positioned to bid for further NHS contracts after winning approval as a supplier.

Science minister praises renewable expertise

York Press:

9:11am Friday 20th February 2015

THE progress of a York research centre which uncovers commercial value from waste has been praised by science minister Greg Clark.

Minister signs over £122 million to support region's economy

York Press:

9:51am Friday 20th February 2015

PLANS to create 5,000 new jobs and 5,000 new homes in the region are moving forward after a Government minister visited York to sign over £122 million worth of funding.

Help on hand to drive export sales in York

York Press:

12:39pm Thursday 19th February 2015

EXPORTING is to be made more accessible for businesses in York as overseas trade specialist Chamber International opens an office in the city and launches a new initiative to aid travel.

Garage sends staff overseas for mechanical training

York Press:

12:36pm Thursday 19th February 2015

STAFF training has gone overseas for garage Reynolds of Selby as the business celebrates its 20th anniversary.

Next stage in plans for potash mine

York Press: NORTH YORK MOORS:  There are fears that plans to inject potentially radioactive water into the ground could be paving the way for fracking

12:34pm Thursday 19th February 2015

THE next stage in the project to build a billion pound potash mine in North Yorkshire has been undertaken as documents are submitted to address environmental concerns.

Event to link youngsters with apprenticeship vacancies

York Press: City of York Council - zxc

12:30pm Thursday 19th February 2015

BUSINESSES looking to recruit an apprentice are being given the chance to exhibit at a recruitment event in York.

Ampleforth Abbey beer served on Grand Central trains

York Press:

12:28pm Thursday 19th February 2015

BEER brewed at a North Yorkshire monastery will be available to train passengers for the first time following a new partnership with York-headquartered Grand Central Rail.

Troubled kitchen business part sold

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

12:31pm Thursday 19th February 2015

ADMINISTRATORS who took over a North Yorkshire kitchen company last month have sold part of the business.

Water brand campaign races ahead with sponsorship deal

York Press:

1:28pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

HARROGATE Spring Water has announced it has signed a three-year deal with Ascot Racecourse to be its official spring water supplier.

Firm invests in attraction alongside growth plans

York Press:

1:25pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

THE York-based operator behind one of Scotland’s top tourist attractions is investing half a million pounds in the site as it works towards doubling its portfolio within the next five years.

Manufacturing apprentice makes a name for himself

York Press:

1:23pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

A YORK apprentice is in the running for a national award after scooping a regional title in recognition of his “outstanding performance”.

York team named Skipton Building Society's best

York Press:

1:21pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

COLLEAGUES at a building society branch in York are celebrating award success.

5 York buildings in the running for awards

York Press:

11:20am Wednesday 18th February 2015

FIVE building schemes in York are in the running for trophies at this year’s RICS Pro Yorkshire Awards.

Fancy-dress firm sells old store to fund expansion

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

1:27pm Wednesday 18th February 2015

A YORK-based fancy-dress specialist is set for further expansion following the sale of its original premises in the city.

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University to get ready for Venturefest

York Press: Fay Treloar, director of Enterprise, Employability and Business Engagement

12:58pm Tuesday 3rd February 2015

THERE’S a real buzz around the university this month as we prepare for Venturefest Yorkshire on March 12.

How to keep your firm’s trade secrets

York Press:

12:57pm Tuesday 3rd February 2015

THE possibility a departing employee might seek to exploit highly confidential information when he resigns is a potential threat to many firmsbusinesses. After all, such “trade secrets” may be as valuable to a company as its physical assets, the theft of which would not be tolerated.


Daniel Sowden, Partner BHP Chartered Accountants

York Press:

11:53am Tuesday 3rd February 2015

WITH the announcement that the York, North Yorkshire and East Riding (YNYER) Local Enterprise Partnership has secured an extra £12.1 million to be invested in the area between 2016 and 2021, in addition to the £110.1 million in its original deal, things are looking good for home-grown businesses with growth ambitions.

Danny Longbottom, BT Business, managing director for UK SMEs

York Press: (15638860)

11:21am Tuesday 13th January 2015

Danny Longbottom, BT Business, managing director for UK SMEs


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