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New bar and restaurant opens in York

York Press:

2:03pm Monday 31st August 2015

A NEW restaurant has opened as part of a York hotel's £3 million upgrade.

New director for BAM Construction

York Press:

9:44am Monday 31st August 2015

A CONSTRUCTION firm has appointed a new regional director.

Final 42 revealed for anniversary Press Business Awards

York Press:

8:00am Friday 28th August 2015

THE eagerly anticipated shortlist for the 2015 Press Business Awards is revealed today.

Business awards shortlist announcement

York Press: Business awards shortlist announcement

9:02am Thursday 27th August 2015

THE eagerly-awaited shortlist for this year's Press Business Awards is being announced tomorrow.

Pieces coming together in £1.7 billion potash mine puzzle

York Press: York Potash mine site animation - north west

9:02am Wednesday 26th August 2015

THE "majority of the pieces of the planning jigsaw" have now come together for the York Potash project as further approvals are granted for the £1.7 billion mine.

Latest appointments

York Press: Johnny Minford, right, welcomes Graham Garbett as director

6:05am Wednesday 26th August 2015

GROWING specialist accounting firm Minford Chartered Accountants has appointed Graham Garbett as director.

Employee numbers hit 4,000 as profits soar at Persimmon

York Press: Persimmon Homes.

6:12am Wednesday 19th August 2015

BUILDING more homes and recruiting more local people is on the agenda for York housebuilder Persimmon as the firm closes in on the £300 million profit mark.

Cafe reopens after doubling in size

York Press: The team at Crema Coffee House

10:04am Tuesday 18th August 2015

A POPULAR Helmsley cafe is this week unveiling its new extension which has seen the business double in size.

Mother and daughter duo take on property management franchise

York Press: Claire and Charlotte Leathley

9:08am Tuesday 18th August 2015

A FORMER employee of Walt Disney World has teamed up with her mother to launch a new venture in York's property market.

York scientists launch new food safety testing technique to revolutionise global authenticity

York Press: Longhand Data Ltd managing director, Roger Young, discusses the new scientific technique of food authentication with Harrowells Solicitors  commercial department partner, Susie Mortonson (left) and Harrowells commercial division solicitor and compliance s

6:12am Tuesday 18th August 2015

FOOD industry scares such as the horsemeat scandal could be a thing of the past thanks to scientific testing being carried out by a new York-based company.

Tributes paid to award-winning York architect

York Press:

7:10am Thursday 13th August 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to an award-winning York architect who was well known in the city and wider region for championing export and overseas success.

Yorkshire's "luxury" housing market enjoys 20 year boom

York Press: Toby Cockcroft, director Croft Residential

9:02am Wednesday 12th August 2015

A SALES boom is being reported in the top end of the region's housing market as a York agent reports a 20-year peak while one of the city's housebuilders sees sales rise by more than 300 per cent.

Latest appointments

York Press: Jessica Roberts

6:09am Wednesday 12th August 2015

YORK law firm Hethertons has recruited a new solicitor to strengthen its Business Support Unit.

Holiday park firm continues run of record results with 70 per cent rise in operating profits

York Press: Plas Coch Holiday Homes in Anglesey, which Park Leisure acquired for £15 million earlier this year

6:06am Tuesday 11th August 2015

A YORK based holiday park owner and operator has reported its most successful six months to date with year-on-year revenues rising by more than 50 per cent to £28.4 million.

New coffee, cake and ice-cream cafe opens in Fossgate

York Press:

5:18pm Wednesday 5th August 2015

FORMER international trader Amy Yu hopes her new York coffee shop Cosy Time will prove a local success.

Latest appointments

9:49am Wednesday 5th August 2015

YORK-based specialist equipment housing manufacturer Portastor has strengthened its business development team with the appointment of two sales professionals, Duncan Cammack and Steve Grundy.

Latest appointments

York Press: From left, Newtons Solicitors founder and director, Sarah Newton, new director, Meryn Astwood and new director, Claire Armer.

10:02am Wednesday 29th July 2015

TWO new directors have been appointed by fast-growing Newtons Solicitors which has built a network of nine offices across Teesside and North and West Yorkshire in six years.

Laying the foundations for construction firm's continued award success

York Press: The Simpson team, from left, Tom Wilcox Harrison, Amanda Davidson, Phil Rhodes, Stephanie Burns, Andre Coverdale, Andrew Pollintine, and Ian Hildreth winning the Considerate Constructors Scheme Site Award.

9:48am Wednesday 29th July 2015

A YORK construction company dating back more than 90-years is hoping to continue its run of award success.

York brewer lands huge contract with House of Commons

York Press:

6:00am Tuesday 28th July 2015

BEERS brewed on the outskirts of York will be sold in the House of Commons shops, after a local producer won a lucrative contract.

Deadline extended for entries to 25th anniversary Press Business Awards

York Press: The Press Business Awards at York Racecourse. The winner celebrate at the end of the night. Picture David Harrison. (32748339)

9:04am Thursday 23rd July 2015

BUSINESSES in York and North Yorkshire are being given an extra chance to be part of the 25th Anniversary Press Business Awards.

Double celebrations as health provider marks 110 years by branching into new services in its 25th year in York

York Press: Members of staff celebrate Benendens 25th anniversary in York and its 110th anniversary  nationally:Pic Nigel Holland (32545243)

10:02am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

DOUBLE anniversaries are being celebrated by a York healthcare provider as it becomes one of the city's fastest growing insurance specialists.

Latest appointments

York Press: Erika Sinclair with Mark Pearson-Kendall and Philip Ashworth

9:02am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

REGIONAL law firm Andrew Jackson has announced continued growth with the appointment of senior solicitor Erika Sinclair.

Chocolate Works housing scheme is "the most unique we've ever worked on" says York building firm as first phase goes on sale

York Press: The Chocolate Works development at the old Terrys factory site. Pictured are Sales Director Paul Hogan, left, and Managing Director Paul Newman. Picture David Harrison. (32258705)

6:07am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

DIRECTORS of a York house building firm are reporting some of their busiest years on record as they work to meet a "desperate" housing need in the city through the development of one of its most iconic sites.

Daughter of coach firm founder hits the road with new venture

York Press: Deirdre Brown, centre (with scarf), with guests and customers at the launch of her now coach tours business

10:02am Tuesday 21st July 2015

THE Brown name is returning to coach travel in North Yorkshire as the daughter of the Eddie Brown puts the wheels in motion for her own holiday business.

York among top five per cent nationally for apprenticeship numbers

9:01am Tuesday 21st July 2015

YORK has been ranked in the top five per cent of local authorities nation wide for apprenticeship take-up.

Selby fly fishing threads prove "critical" to space mission

York Press: The solar sail unfurled

6:04am Tuesday 21st July 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire fly fishing materials supplier is casting its services beyond its usual world-wide network of customers after receiving an order from NASA.

Business group director lands Northern chief executive role

York Press: Andrew Palmer

9:02am Monday 20th July 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire director has been appointed as the new chief executive of North of England Excellence.

Making a song and dance out of corporate sponsorship

York Press: Musicians from The Arts Barge Project delight staff at United By Design with Gigs At Your Desk corporate sponsorship packages

6:04am Monday 20th July 2015

AN arts project is seeking to tune into new levels of corporate support through a new office-based scheme.

North Yorkshire craft brewery trebles capacity and eyes international market

York Press:

6:00am Monday 20th July 2015

A BREWERY that opened in Malton two years ago has moved into new premises so it can treble its capacity.

Ballot date set for scheme aiming to raise £800,000 annually for city improvements

York Press: Ballot date set for scheme aiming to raise £800,000 annually for city improvements

5:28pm Friday 17th July 2015

MORE than 1,000 businesses in York's city centre are to be balloted in November over plans to create a Business Improvement District.

Science centre's first public showcase of horticultural lighting innovation

York Press: Science Director of Stockbridge Technology Centre, Dr Martin McPherson pictured with some of the latest technology at the centre.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (32286550)

12:08pm Friday 17th July 2015

HORTICULTURAL research facility Stockbridge Technology Centre has been showcasing its new LED lighting for the first time at the Great Yorkshire Show this week.

Machine manufacturer wins contract with US exercise specialist

York Press: (32279928)

11:03am Friday 17th July 2015

A SCARBOROUGH manufacturer specialising in the design and production of tube bending machines has won a new order from an exercise equipment firm.

Recycling contractor invests £40,000 to improve vehicle safety

York Press: Recycling contractor invests £40,000 to improve vehicle safety

10:12am Friday 17th July 2015

RECYCLING and waste management company Yorwaste has invested more than £40,000 in new vehicle safety technology designed to protect its drivers and members of the public.

Gardener wins first commercial contract as part of hotel's £3 million expansion

York Press: York garden designer Amy Lilley at work in the Monkbar Hotel’s courtyard

9:05am Friday 17th July 2015

A YORK garden designer has landed her first commercial project with a city centre hotel undergoing a multi-million-pound transformation.

City's "thriving" digital sector attracts new agency seeking to boost York's rank as a "northern pioneer"

York Press: City's "thriving" digital sector attracts new agency seeking to boost York's rank as a "northern pioneer"

6:08am Friday 17th July 2015

YORK'S growing digital sector has attracted a young agency to the city three years after it was founded on the North Yorkshire coast.

Plans unveiled for 117-pitch caravan park on outskirts of York

York Press:

6:00am Thursday 16th July 2015

A LANDOWNER has revealed plans for a new 117-pitch caravan park, which he says will deliver a £3.7 million boost for York and provide 68 new jobs.

Insurance firm continues on expansion trail

York Press: From left, Paul Glendinning, Tony Green, Nick Houghton

11:46am Thursday 16th July 2015

INSURANCE firm JM Glendinning, which recently launched a joint venture in York, has acquired the east coast’s largest independent broker to continue its growth in North Yorkshire.

York professionals secure sale for family hotel venture

9:31am Thursday 16th July 2015

AN East Yorkshire family has acquired an historic hotel in Shropshire in a deal supported and funded entirely by professionals in York.

It's a family affair for award winning businesses

York Press: Mike Richards, director of Riccall Care, and Sally Ashford, from law firm Charles Russell Speechlys, who presented the award.

9:02am Thursday 16th July 2015

A CARE home operation and a golf holiday specialist were among the York businesses to take centre stage at a national awards scheme for family-run ventures.

Health food brand enjoys "overfunding" from campaign after raising a surplus of more than £100,000

York Press: Adele Carnell and Will Pugh

6:05am Thursday 16th July 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire healthy eating brand which opened its first site in York in 2012 is set to expand after surpassing targets in its crowd-funding campaign.

No-call in for mine plans

York Press: MINERALS SCHEME: The site near Whitby where Sirius Minerals plans to create a potash mine

4:09pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

PLANS to build the UK’s first potash mine in more than 40 years look set to clear final planning hurdles after the Government said it would not scrutinise the scheme.

Tool hire business powers online offering following £500,000 funding win

York Press: Elcocks in Hospital Fields Road.

1:41pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

POWER tool hiring company Elcocks is to invest in its digital capability and online sales channel, as well as expand its product range, after receiving a £500,000 funding package.

Business champions celebrated in Hambleton

York Press: Award winners are pictured with leader and deputy leader of Hambleton District Council, councillor Mark Robson and Peter Wilkinson and chairman of the Council, councillor Steven Dickens.

12:17pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

THE second annual Hambleton Business Awards have seen nine winners presented prizes from more than 220 entries.

Spotlight on Press Business Awards criteria as deadline looms

York Press: Spotlight on Press Business Awards criteria as deadline looms

11:30am Wednesday 15th July 2015

WITH just over a week to go until the deadline for entries for this year's Press Business Awards, we take a look at some of the awards available to enter.

Treske completes £100,000 contract with Abu Dhabi church

York Press: Justin Bartlett of Treske

10:46am Wednesday 15th July 2015

NORTH Yorkshire furniture designer and manufacturer Treske is supplying church furniture, worth £100,000, to the leading Christian church in Abu Dhabi.

Latest appointments

York Press: Niamh Batterton

10:34am Wednesday 15th July 2015

LUPTON Fawcett Denison Till, the York, Leeds and Sheffield-based commercial law firm, has announced the appointment of solicitor Niamh Batterton to its York office to enhance its specialist construction and engineering department.

Exporters stress importance of understanding culture overseas

York Press: Mel Fairbourn-Varley, director of York-based DWA Architects

9:07am Wednesday 15th July 2015

EXPERIENCED international business people outlined what they wish they’d known when they started exporting including a York architect and an Easingwold plastics specialist.

Hotel group boss predicts further growth for York's tourism industry after investing £75 million in the city

York Press: Splendid Hospitality Group chief executive Stuart Bailey, right, helps Lord Mayor Cllr Sonja Crisp cut the ribbon to the new Hotel Indigo in Walmgate this week.

6:15am Wednesday 15th July 2015

THE chief executive of one of the UK's fastest growing privately-owned hotel groups has spoken of the growth potential for York's tourism sector following his company's £75 million investment in the city.

Wind farm specialists surges further into renewable energy markets

York Press: Steve Milner at Earthmill's offices

12:03pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

YORKSHIRE wind turbine specialist Earthmill has announced a major diversification into the rapidly growing combined heat and power renewable energy market.

Professional services trio advises on regional architects merger

York Press: From left, DarntonB3 board member Dyfrig Jones and managing director Alistair Hamilton

11:09am Tuesday 14th July 2015

PROFESSIONAL services teams in York have overseen the merger of two architectural practices to create a national consultancy headquartered in Leeds.

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The Best Time to Start Your Business, by Ed Reid, owner of The Alternative Board

York Press: Ed Reid, The Alternative Board (36556338)

9:31am Wednesday 26th August 2015

It’s official. No less an authority than Forbes says so. The best time to start your business is in a recession.

Where have all the women gone? Why the lack of women in STEM is hurting our economy by Griselda Togobo, managing director of Forward Ladies

York Press: Where have all the women gone? Why the lack of women in STEM is hurting our economy by Griselda Togobo, managing director of Forward Ladies

4:14pm Wednesday 19th August 2015

The UK is facing a drastic shortage of skills within the STEM industries. ‘The State of Engineering’, report issued by Engineering UK has projected that the shortage of skills in STEM fields could cost the UK economy up to £27 billionn a year! Companies need to be hiring 182,000 engineers annually until 2022 - where are they going to find these engineers?


Alan Coulson, sales director at Wood Richardson

York Press: Alan Coulson, sales director at Wood Richardson

9:02am Wednesday 26th August 2015

BASED in purpose built facilities, Wood Richardson was established in 1905 and provides a range of in-house print and production services.

Mark Pyrah, chief executive of Paragon Entertainment

York Press: Mark Pyrah

10:03am Wednesday 19th August 2015

MARK Pyrah is one of the leading figureheads in thematic design, production and experience destinations worldwide, having completed more than 600 projects across his 30 years of experience within this ever-evolving industry.