Loan helps marquee company reach new heights

York Press: Finance Yorkshire Investment Manager Ian Atkinson and Tim Betteridge, Managing Director of Pinnacle Marquees.

9:06am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MARQUEE company is looking to increase its stock after securing a £30,000 business loan from Finance Yorkshire.

Design firm has plans for future growth after office move

York Press: The team at Space Creative in their new offices in Escrick, back row from the left: Nick Eady, Martin Holmes, Helen Suttle, Kate Eady, Mike Smethurst, James Brunyard. Front row from the left: Mandy Clenaghan, Alex Brandsen, Jen Kealey and Ed Storey. Pictu

9:04am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DESIGN agency which started life in its founder's attic is now operating out of new offices with a ten strong team of staff.

Extension deal for Continuum's Coronation Street tour

York Press:

9:02am Tuesday 21st October 2014

YORK attractions operator Continuum has agreed an extension for its latest project, dubbed "one of the highest profile visitor attractions outside of London".

Small businesses call for help in reducing antisocial behaviour

York Press:

9:02am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SMALL businesses in York's city centre want to see antisocial behaviour tackled but have voiced mixed views on how it should be paid for.

Shopkeeper claims York market revamp wrecked her custom

York Press:

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A SHOPKEEPER claims the £1.5 million revamp of York's Market has had a devastating impact on her fledgling business nearby.

Technology firm restated accounts prior to takeover

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9:02am Tuesday 21st October 2014

YORK based technology and software business Trustmarque was facing accounting issues prior to being acquired by a turnaround investor it has been revealed.

Taylor of Harrogate promotes export

York Press:

9:02am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TAYLOR of Harrogate has been chosen to host the next networking event in Leeds City Region’s We are International campaign.

Business levy proposal to fund action to secure York city centre's future

York Press:

11:48am Monday 20th October 2014

HUNDREDS of businesses within York’s inner ring road are being asked to help raise £750,000 a year to secure the city centre’s future.

Venturefest lands new sponsorship

York Press: Professor Tony Hardy

1:34pm Monday 20th October 2014

YORK'S annual technology exhibition Venturefest will return for 2015 as organisers secure financial backing from Innovate UK.

New brewery boosted by business support

York Press:

1:32pm Monday 20th October 2014

YORK’S newest brewery, Ainsty Ales, has been officially launched.

Software links hospital and GP information

York Press:

1:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

WETHERBY-based software company Blackbox Medical had landed two new NHS contracts in the North East.

Shoe retailer steps into hospitality

York Press: Ian Paver

1:24pm Monday 20th October 2014

YORK shoe retailer Ian Paver has acquired a restaurant in Wales as he looks to step into the hospitality industry.

How does productivity affect poverty?

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1:23pm Monday 20th October 2014

A NEW research project has been undertaken by organisations in York in a bid to tackle productivity and poverty.

Medical firm continues commercialisation of wound healing aid

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1:28pm Monday 20th October 2014

A YORK developer of medical devices has announced the results of clinical trails into its latest product designed to assist wound healing.

Craftsmen and women honoured at awards ceremony

York Press:

10:28am Monday 20th October 2014

CRAFTSMEN and women from York and North Yorkshire have been honoured for their achievements in restoration work at an annual awards ceremony.

Discount retailer given go-ahead for second York shop

York Press: Home Bargains to open in Leigh this weekend

5:09pm Sunday 19th October 2014

DISCOUNT retail chain Home Bargains has been given the go-ahead to open another store in York, which it says will create 50 jobs.

Future growth on the cards for animal care specialist

York Press: Iain Menneer

1:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

YORK veterinary medicine and animal chipping specialist Animalcare is “well positioned” for future growth as the now debt free business reports sales of £12.9 million.

Behind the scenes at UK’s food agency

York Press:

12:59pm Friday 17th October 2014

MEMBERS of the public have been given an exclusive behind the scenes look at the science behind the food they eat as the UK’s Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) celebrated its centenary.

Chamber's frustration over stalled Local Plan

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12:57pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE Chamber of Commerce has voiced its disappointment over news that York's Local Plan has been stalled.

Apprentices join regional law firm

York Press:

12:51pm Friday 17th October 2014

A YORK law firm is growing its staff development programme with the appointment of two new apprentices.

Traders ask for better promotion on event days

York Press: York Minster, Bar Walls

12:48pm Friday 17th October 2014

RETAILERS in York are calling for more to be done to promote the city’s offering during key events off the back of slow trade over the marathon weekend.

Micro-businesses in focus at East Riding event

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12:55pm Friday 17th October 2014

FOUR successful micro-businesses will be at a special panel event in the East Riding on Tuesday, October 28.

New bathroom store to open at Clifton Moor

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9:34am Friday 17th October 2014

INDEPENDENT bathroom retailer Better Bathrooms will open a new showroom in York this month.

Fall in jobless figures is welcomed by Chamber chief

York Press:

10:16am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE number of people out of work in York, North and East Yorkshire is continuing to fall and remains below the national average unemployment rate, according to the latest figures.

Bang Hair celebrates their seventh birthday with charity fundraising party

York Press:

10:07am Thursday 16th October 2014

A YORK hairdressing salon has celebrated its birthday with a bang, raising more than £1,000 for charity.

Share your best trip to win a treat

York Press: Rail operator East Coast back on track

10:04am Thursday 16th October 2014

YORK-based rail company East Coast is offering children aged 5 to 11 years a chance to win a rail trip for themselves and all their classmates by designing a train to represent a happy journey.

More affordable homes needed

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9:53am Thursday 16th October 2014

BUYING a home is out of the reach of many Yorkshire residents, a new report has claimed.

Steel firm sale sparks fears over possible job losses

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11:13am Thursday 16th October 2014

INDUSTRIAL giant Tata Steel is planning to sell its Long Products division, which employs thousands of workers at several UK sites – including York.

Ethics at the heart of new kids’ clothes firm

York Press:

1:40pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A STUDENT has shelved her degree for a year to concentrate on setting up a children’s clothing business.

Rowntree Wharf goes up for sale

York Press:

8:39am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE Joseph Rowntree Foundation is planning to sell Rowntree Wharf, a former flour mill in York which it bought and converted into flats and offices in the late 1980s.

Solar power for North Yorkshire brewery

York Press: On the left, Nigel Adams MP for Selby & Ainsty, on the right Martin Kochl, Brewery Manager, HEINEKEN Tadcaster.

8:43am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A BREWERY based in North Yorkshire has installed thousands of solar panels to help fuel its operations.

Call for CPP customer refunds to continue

York Press: The headquarters of CPP in Holgate, York

8:42am Tuesday 14th October 2014

CONSUMER campaigners are calling for a refunds scheme for people who were mis-sold insurance deals by York-based CPP to be extended.

Malton food hub launched

York Press:

8:42am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A LAUNCH night has been held for a newly opened artisanal food hub in Malton.

Event aims to help businesses grow

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8:40am Tuesday 14th October 2014

BUSINESSES in and around York are being invited to find out how they benefit from a national initiative to help enterprise grow.

£90k grant will help to fund arts jobs in York

York Press:

2:53pm Monday 13th October 2014

MORE than £90,000 has been granted to help create new internships and apprenticeships in York.

York brick company joins drive to boost the number of brickies

York Press:

2:51pm Monday 13th October 2014

A BRICK company from near York has taken part in a drive to boost the number of budding brickies in Yorkshire.

York lawyers and accountants advise on sports deal

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2:49pm Monday 13th October 2014

A US-based private investor group based in Boston, Massachusetts has acquired Sheffield-based HD Sports, the world’s leading figure skate blade manufacturer, for a significant undisclosed sum.

High praise for staff at York store

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2:48pm Monday 13th October 2014

STAFF at a York store have seen their hard work and efforts recognised nationally.

York Hotel celebrates 30 years

York Press:

8:28am Friday 10th October 2014

A COUNTRY house turned hotel on the outskirts of York is celebrating its 30th anniversary in business.

Printing firm makes its mark with investment

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8:27am Friday 10th October 2014

HARROGATE print business Platinum has hit the £1 million mark in investment into its operation this year.

Costcutter expands brand portfolio with new stake in retail group

York Press:

8:26am Friday 10th October 2014

YORK-based supermarket group Costcutter is growing its portfolio of retail brands after acquiring a 20 per cent stake in Simply Fresh.

York restaurant in running for national award

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8:26am Friday 10th October 2014

A YORK restaurant which specialises in food for people with restricted diets is hoping to grow its list of awards after being shortlisted in a new national competition.

City apprentices to be celebrated at special night

York Press: Coun Janet Looker

8:25am Friday 10th October 2014

A GRADUATION ceremony is being held in York to celebrate the success of over 1000 York apprentices and the businesses that employ them.

Furniture maker continues Church work

York Press:

8:26am Friday 10th October 2014

NORTH Yorkshire bespoke furniture specialist Treske has designed and supplied a new altar rail for Hackney Pentecostal Apostolic Church in London.

Selby chip shop up for award

York Press: Mr. C's fish and chip shop in Selby, North Yorkshire, has been named as the best in North East England for the Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop of the Year Award, as part of the 2015 national Fish and Chip Awards, organised by Seafish. Pictured

8:59am Thursday 9th October 2014

THIS Selby chippy is in line for a top takeaway award after it was shortlisted as one of the best plaices in the country.

North Yorkshire lieutenancy enters modern era

York Press: Barry Dodd CBE DL, the chair of York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Enterprise Partnership is to be appointed Lord-Lieutenant for North Yorkshire.

8:54am Thursday 9th October 2014

A NEW era is starting for the North Yorkshire lieutenancy as businessman Barry Dodd outlines new agendas following his royal appointment.

Ice cream maker scoops national award for second year

York Press: Lesley and Ian Buxton, centre, receiving their award

8:37am Thursday 9th October 2014

A YORK ice cream manufacturer is celebrating after winning a specialist national award for the second year.

Work starts on £19m Hiscox office

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8:37am Thursday 9th October 2014

CONSTRUCTION is underway on Hiscox's new £19 million office in York as the insurance firm looks to grow its team of 120 in the city to 500.

Rail investment lined up to boost York services

York Press:

10:12am Thursday 9th October 2014

TRAINS calling at York will be given a share of almost £8million after a rail operator announced it is set to invest heavily in its services.

Business launched to help de-clutter homes

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8:36am Thursday 9th October 2014

A WOMAN has set up in business in York after spotting a gap in the market for a "home-decluttering" service.

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Internet can lift the high streets

York Press: Sue Reece

3:02pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

We have a lot to be proud of and celebrate in York – heritage, culture, lifestyle, retail, education, business, I could go on. But we shouldn’t rest on our laurels, there’s always more we can do to make it the best of the best, to keep it vibrant and help it thrive.

New pension scheme calls employers to comply now

York Press: Tony Farmer

2:54pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

The law on workplace pensions has now changed and every employer must comply. UK employers have to automatically enrol all eligible members of staff into a workplace pension and pay a minimum contribution in to the fund. Even if you already offer pension arrangements, you will still have new obligations to meet.


Andy Baker, chief executive of Plusnet

York Press: Plusnet chief executive Andy Baker

2:47pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

THIS month up to 7,000 runners will take to the streets of York for the second ever Yorkshire Marathon.

Jamie McCall, creative director PLB

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2:18pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

WITH a passion to make our country's heritage accessible for everyone, Jamie McCall leads the creative team at Malton-based PLB.


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