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New York-based role boosts forces links with employers

York Press: Zena Wynn-Jones

6:13am Friday 20th January 2017

A NEW role has been created to improve engagement between the reserve forces and cadets and employers and local communities.

Estate agency raises record sum for charity

York Press: Photo caption: Catherine Cadman, CLIC Sargent Fundraising Manager receiving the cheque

9:55am Friday 20th January 2017

ESTATE agency William H Brown,which has offices in York and Haxby, has helped to raise a record-breaking £18,605 in 2016 for its chosen charity, CLIC Sargent, which supports children and young people with cancer and their families.

Sales of sports stars’ drinks range will help local NHS

York Press: Left to right Managing Director Charlie Simpson-Daniel, Sales Director Phil Raikes and Marketing Director Dan Norton

8:34am Friday 20th January 2017

A YORK-BASED drinks company is celebrating because its products are being stocked in Tesco stores across Yorkshire.

Insurance giant alters its structure

York Press: Mark Wilson

7:33am Friday 20th January 2017

INSURANCE giant Aviva has announced changes to its organisation “to reflect its strategic focus on customers’ needs”.

York’s jobless total shows a slight rise

York Press: Vale employment figures echo national success

7:19am Thursday 19th January 2017

THE jobless figure for York rose slightly last month, though fewer young people were claiming benefits in the city.

Finance team is strengthened

York Press: L to R: Richard Feltham (partner), Nick Barker (manager), Tony Farmer (partner), Steve Garbett (manager)

6:56am Thursday 19th January 2017

ACCOUNTANCY practice Garbutt + Elliott has strengthened its corporate finance offering by appointing two new members to its team.

Big new arrival brings boost to city brewery

York Press: Brew York cans

7:42am Wednesday 18th January 2017

A POPULAR York brewery is celebrating a very special delivery - a new fermenter which will dramatically increase its capacity to produce beer.

York travel firm has been on a 40-year journey

York Press: Sam and Eric Walton

6:08am Wednesday 18th January 2017

A YORK travel agency is celebrating a 40-year journey in the holiday industry.

York supermarket group in mobile deal to keep colleagues well connected

York Press: Costcutter exterior

10:06am Wednesday 18th January 2017

A YORK-BASED national retail group has made sure colleagues stay connected by introducing the latest mobile technology.

Deal is struck to bring new tenants into ‘prime’ retail unit in Acomb,York

York Press: Retail unit in Acomb

9:43am Wednesday 18th January 2017

THINGS are “looking up” on the commercial property scene in an area of York, according to a local company.

Appointments

York Press: Andrew Harrison and John Wilson

8:34am Wednesday 18th January 2017

OPTIBIOTIX Health plc, a York life-sciences business developing compounds to tackle obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes and skin care, has announced the departure of Jim Laird by mutual agreement and the appointment of Per Rehné as commercial director.

York surveyor's book is guiding buyers round ‘broken’ house market

York Press: Jon Charters-Reid

6:12am Tuesday 17th January 2017

THE often fraught experience of buying a home has come under the microscope in a hard-hitting book from a property industry insider.

Good news from Yorkshire hotels

York Press: Adrian Berry

9:06am Tuesday 17th January 2017

HOTELS in Yorkshire have started 2017 in style, according to the latest research by R3, which shows they outperformed many other parts of the country in what is traditionally one of the toughest months of the year for the sector.

York-based legal team advises on £10m funds

York Press: Philip Ashworth

8:57am Tuesday 17th January 2017

A TEAM from the York office of regional law firm Andrew Jackson has advised Pickering and Ferens Homes, a leading supplier of social housing in Hull and East Yorkshire, on a £10 million specialist funding package to assist its expansion.

Speculate to accumulate and help York’s St Leonard's Hospice

York Press: Annie Keogh with Linda Simpson of NatWest who are underwriting the challenge, and Simon Middleton of Make It York who are taking part in the challenge.

8:10am Tuesday 17th January 2017

BUSINESSES and groups from around the York area have been signing up for an Accumulator Challenge to help St Leonard’s Hospice.

Creative young York entrepreneur has designs on success

York Press: Jessica Mahy

6:05am Monday 16th January 2017

A CHANGE of career focus has left a young illustrator from York with designs on business success in the coming year.

York firm moves into adjacent unit

York Press: Former Distinctive Fireplaces unit in Layerthorpe, York

10:28am Monday 16th January 2017

AN ESTABLISHED York company has expanded into adjacent premises near the city centre.

‘£212 billion opportunity’ with disabled market

York Press: Mike Adams

9:30am Monday 16th January 2017

UK BUSINESS has a golden opportunity to access the £212 billion annual disability market through the Government’s Disability Confident scheme, according to equality champion Mike Adams.

York firm that's angling to help its clients get animated

York Press: Little Fish artwork

6:27am Friday 13th January 2017

A FILM and animation production company with offices in York and Manchester has launched a new “little brother” venture.

Help for York firms to turn energy ideas into reality

York Press: Energy efficient light bulbs

9:29am Friday 13th January 2017

BUSINESSES and entrepreneurs have the chance to gain funding and support that could turn their innovative energy idea into a reality, after an accelerator programme opened for 2017 applications.

Golf specialists launch a drive for luxury holidays

York Press: Glencor Golf Holidays logo

8:30am Friday 13th January 2017

A GOLFING holiday specialist from York has launched a new luxury brand.

Celebrate very best in farming

York Press: Northern Farmer Awards

8:26am Friday 13th January 2017

THE very best of the farming industry is to be celebrated in the north of England’s premier agricultural awards.

Confidence is up for smaller enterprises in Yorkshire

York Press: Simon Williams, North Yorkshire Regional Chairman, Federation of Small Businesses  (31467263)

6:16am Thursday 12th January 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire small business leader says his members are maximising their opportunities as confidence rises in the region, but warned policy makers to be ready to act if trading conditions deteriorate.

Times of change and seizing opportunities

York Press: The team at Autohorn

6:52am Wednesday 11th January 2017

More winners of The Press Business Awards talk about the challenges and triumphs of the past year and their hopes and aspirations for 2017.

First batch of medicines is sent from Yorkshire to Iraq

York Press: FIRST DELIVERY: CurePharma director, Mustafa Al-Shalechy (left) with Chamber International senior export adviser, David Attia, and samples of the medicines the company has exported in its first delivery to Iraq.

11:28am Wednesday 11th January 2017

THE first consignment of British manufactured medicines has been exported to Iraq by a new Yorkshire pharma-ceuticals wholesaler and distributor set up to give Iraqi people access to high-quality treatments.

Appointments

York Press: Andrew Gillen, Langleys Solicitors

10:44am Wednesday 11th January 2017

LANGLEYS Solicitors has appointed Andrew Gillen to its insurance law division.

Law team praised for employment expertise

York Press: Brian Harrington (right) director in Lupton Fawcett Employment Law Department in the York office with Legal 500 award winning employment team

9:09am Wednesday 11th January 2017

A LAW firm with a York office has been named as the best regional law firm in the UK for its employment/human resource (HR) work by The Legal 500, the leading guide to law firms in the UK.

Trade is ahead of expectation at York firm Animalcare

York Press: Iain Meneer, chief executive of Animalcare (53114457)

7:09am Wednesday 11th January 2017

A LEADING York-based supplier of veterinary medicines says it expects trading in the first half of 2017 to be ahead of market expectations.

A time to honour the best in farming

York Press: Northern Farmer Awards

6:26am Wednesday 11th January 2017

THE very best of the farming industry is to be celebrated in the north of England’s premier agricultural awards.

Price rises ‘challenge’ for builders

York Press: A builder working on a new home

10:04am Tuesday 10th January 2017

SEVENTY per cent of UK builders have seen an increase in material prices due to the depreciation of the pound, research from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has revealed.

Sale is completed of craft and cake cafe near York city centre

York Press: Me and Mrs Fisher in Lord Mayor's Walk

7:56am Tuesday 10th January 2017

A POPULAR craft and cake cafe in York has been sold.

Housebuilder sets out plans for coming year

York Press: Jeff Fairburn, new chief executive of Persimmon plc..

6:04am Tuesday 10th January 2017

A LEADING housebuilder says it has plans to construct new homes across Yorkshire in 2017, including sites in York and parts of North and East Yorkshire.

Tips on how to land a new job from York expert

York Press: People waiting for a job interview

6:16am Monday 9th January 2017

THE start of a new year is often a time to look for a new job.

East Yorkshire food ventures get to final of awards

York Press: The Yorkshire Wagyu Company co-founder, Jonathan Shepherd

8:10am Monday 9th January 2017

TWO East Yorkshire food businesses are celebrating after reaching the final of the Meat and Poultry Processing Awards 2017.

Food outlets approved for York city-centre street

York Press: Roman House in Rougier Street

6:13am Thursday 5th January 2017

PLANS for a new restaurant and a separate cafe will bring more activity to a “fairly rundown” part of York city centre, according to a report submitted to council planners.

Law firm joins group of champions for region

York Press: (l-r) - Sir Gary Verity, chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire with Mark Pearson-Kendall, managing partner of Andrew Jackson

11:57am Friday 6th January 2017

LAW firm Andrew Jackson has teamed up with Welcome to Yorkshire by becoming a member of its Y30 programme, which brings together businesses to champion the region and all it has to offer.

Survey finds optimism is high among chief finance officers of large firms

York Press: A survey by Deloitte suggests that confidence among the chief finance officers of large companies has risen since the immediate aftermath of the EU referendum

9:05am Friday 6th January 2017

OPTIMISM among the UK’s largest businesses has rebounded to the highest level in 18 months, according to Deloitte’s latest CFO Survey.

Affordable homes play major part in housing scheme for York-based developer

York Press: from left to right Richard Hay from Kier Living, Martin Hawthorne from Thirteen Group, David Clancy from S Harrison and Richard Winder from Kier Living.

7:56am Friday 6th January 2017

A YORK developer has started work on the first phase of a scheme to build 190 new homes in North Yorkshire.

Civic trust calls for Southern Gateway masterplan ASAP, as new hotel plan emerges

York Press:

5:00am Thursday 5th January 2017

A MASTERPLAN for a “Southern Gateway” to central York should be brought forward as soon as possible, according to the chief executive of the city’s civic trust.

Confidence falls among Yorkshire firms

York Press: A Lloyds Bank sign

11:39am Thursday 5th January 2017

BUSINESS confidence has fallen in Yorkshire and economic uncertainty remains the biggest threat to firms, according to the latest Business in Britain report from Lloyds Bank.

CPP in £2.5m settlement to end relationship with IT partner

York Press: The CPP office in Holgate Park, York

8:34am Thursday 5th January 2017

THE York-based CPP Group has agreed a settlement of £2.5 million to end its relationship with its IT development partner, SSP Limited.

Bags of fun had in York law firm’s photographic competition

York Press: Hethertons photographic competition

8:24am Thursday 5th January 2017

THE winners have been revealed in a York law firm’s charity bag campaign.

Revenues up at York-based housebuilder Persimmon

York Press:

8:09am Thursday 5th January 2017

YORK-BASED national housebuilder Persimmon announced its revenues for 2016 were £3.14 billion, eight per cent higher than the previous year's £2.9 billion, in a trading update this morning (Thursday).

£25m hotel & flats plan revealed for riverside site in centre of York

York Press:

3:00am Wednesday 4th January 2017

Developers have revealed details of their £25 million plan to turn a York motorbike showroom and car park into a hotel and flats.

Facing challenges and enjoying success

York Press: Tracey Smith

5:59am Wednesday 4th January 2017

More winners of The Press Business Awards share their challenges and triumphs from last year, and also their hopes and major aspirations for the coming 12 months.

Refurbished buildings used by East Yorkshire firm to create new sixth-form centre

York Press: Foremans Higham Lane Sixth Form - 7156 043B

11:46am Wednesday 4th January 2017

EAST Yorkshire-based Foremans Relocatable Building Systems, a member of York’s Portakabin Group and the UK’s largest supplier of refurbished Portakabin buildings, has handed over a purpose-designed sixth-form centre at Higham Lane School in Nuneaton, following completion of a £1.6 million contract.

North Yorkshire cold storage and transport firm is delivering results

York Press: Marcus Boardall, deputy chief executive of Reed Boardall, and finance director Sarah Roberts

11:27am Wednesday 4th January 2017

A SMALL drop in turnover for a North Yorkshire cold storage and transport business has been put down to the expected loss of a big customer partway through the year.

Appointments

York Press: Jamie Adam

10:47am Wednesday 4th January 2017

SAVILLS has appointed a new head of residential development sales in the north of England.

Accountants with York office in announcement of merger with S Yorks firm

York Press: BHP’s managing partner John Warner

9:32am Wednesday 4th January 2017

A LARGE firm of chartered accountants with an office in York has announced a merger.

Extra investment from York life sciences business to help subsidiary build on early success

York Press: Optibiotix chief executive Stephen O'Hara.

9:08am Wednesday 4th January 2017

A YORK-BASED life sciences business specialising in tackling obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes and skin care has announced an increase in its investment in a majority-owned subsidiary.

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Is January really the most popular time to divorce?

York Press: Samantha Gunnell

8:07am Wednesday 18th January 2017

with Samantha Gunnell, of Lupton Fawcett

Taxation of company income for small businesses

York Press: Alistair Byrne of JWP Creer

7:26am Wednesday 11th January 2017

with Alastair Byrne, of JWP Creers


Ian Smith, director of building surveying at WR Dunn & Co

York Press: Ian Smith

7:20am Wednesday 18th January 2017

IAN Smith is director of building surveying at WR Dunn & Co, a multidisciplinary practice of architects, building surveyors and historic building experts based in York.

Colin Docherty, founder and managing director of Edge 45

York Press: The edge45 team. From the left are Colin Docherty, Michael Hayes and Chris Lee. Picture David Harrison..

6:56am Wednesday 11th January 2017

COLIN Docherty, is the managing director of Edge45, a digital marketing agency based in York.