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Firm builds on success by giving social value to York community

York Press: Image: William Birch Site Manager conducting a guided site visit with a group of students at Fulford School

5:51am Friday 30th September 2016

A WELL-KNOWN York construction business has won an award for delivering exceptional social value on a school project.

Companies in high sales list

York Press: Royal York Hotel

12:49pm Friday 30th September 2016

THE company which owns the Royal York Hotel is to appear in the 12th annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table, which ranks Britain’s private mid-market growth companies with the biggest sales.

Luxury car group's growth is driven by bank’s support

York Press: l-r Andrew North, Pete Sumners and Alexander Brimelow

9:31am Friday 30th September 2016

ONE of the UK’s leading specialists in used luxury, performance and 4x4 cars is continuing its ambitious growth plans by securing a £2.2 million funding package from Yorkshire Bank.

Paralympics president praises generous York communications firm

York Press: Sir Philip Craven.

5:53am Thursday 29th September 2016

THE president of the International Paralympic Committee has thanked a York company for helping underprivileged Brazilian children attend the Rio Paralympic Games.

Say cheese at chamber event

York Press: Des Tinline, Tara Stagman and Paul Auty from Ake & Humphris will deliver a wine quiz as part of Harrogate District Chamber’s fundraising cheese and wine night.

11:24am Thursday 29th September 2016

A CHEESE and wine night organised by Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce will raise funds for the town’s Christmas lights.

Minister in fairer business rates bills pledge

York Press: Marcus Jones MP.

9:10am Thursday 29th September 2016

THE Government has announced a revaluation of business rates which it says will ensure fairer bills for businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber.

A barrow-load of success for prize-winning Selby area farm shop

York Press: Photo: L - R Hayley Broughton NFU, Charlotte Wells-Thompson and Jason Thompson at the EYLFN awards. Photo Les Gibbon

7:24am Thursday 29th September 2016

THE team behind a thriving farm shop near Selby that started out with a barrow and an honesty box is celebrating after winning a prestigious award for its retail prowess.

The week to inspire, grow and celebrate

York Press: 1.	Photo of York Business Week steering group.

5:27am Wednesday 28th September 2016

IT’S a time for people to inspire, grow and celebrate.

Green issues and jobs helped on waste deal for hospitals

York Press: Yorwaste Managing Director Steve Barker with Hugh Stelmach

2:51pm Wednesday 28th September 2016

REDUCING the impact on the environment and providing jobs for local people were among the key factors behind a decision to extend an NHS waste management contract.

Benefits of corporate responsibility

York Press: Emma Warner, Langleys

12:56pm Wednesday 28th September 2016

BUSINESSES are being encouraged to learn more about the benefits of corporate social responsibility at an event hosted by Langleys Solicitors and Handelsbanken.

Digital group’s ‘huge’ growth leads to move

York Press: : L-R Lisa Higham of IDHL, Chris Hartnell of Carter Jonas and Dennis Engel, CEO, WMG.

12:20pm Wednesday 28th September 2016

DIGITAL marketing agencies WMG and Ingenuity Digital, divisions of the IDHL Group, have expanded in Harrogate and taken on a larger office space at Central House.

Gem of an office

York Press: Quartz Point

11:35am Wednesday 28th September 2016

THE expansion of a legal firm means that an office building in the centre of York is now fully occupied.


York Press: Tony Conroy of Ellis

8:00am Wednesday 28th September 2016

THE world’s leading cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis, has handed Tony Conroy a global sales remit.

Setting alight the creative flame

York Press: Campfire at night Picture: Suzanne Nichol

6:16am Wednesday 28th September 2016

FROM time immemorial people have gathered around a campfire to share stories; the fascination of the flickering flames amid the enveloping darkness and the whiff of wood smoke may have been critical factors in the evolution of human creativity.

East Yorkshire firm wins steak award

York Press: Aaron Marshall, The Yorkshire Wagyu Company's new butcher

6:45pm Wednesday 28th September 2016

THE TEAM behind an East Yorkshire beef business is celebrating after winning an award for its ribeye steak.

Virgin East Coast staff to stage 24-hour strike

York Press: SERVICE: A Virgin East Coast train at Darlington Railway station. Picture: SARAH CALDECOTT

10:23am Tuesday 27th September 2016

WORKERS on Virgin Trains East Coast are to stage a 24-hour strike next week in a row over jobs and conditions.

App experts are happy with move to new HQ in York

York Press: Thumbmunkeys' Mark Bryan, left, and Stefan Perauer, right, with York Science Park CEO Tracey Smith

5:16am Tuesday 27th September 2016

TWO ambitious software entrepreneurs have established their first headquarters in York.

Judges’ praise proves firm is ice cream of the crop

York Press: Photo: Tim Robinson, left, Commercial Manager at Yorvale Ltd collecting the Award

10:28am Tuesday 27th September 2016

YORVALE ice cream has been awarded highly commended in the food chain marketing Award category at the prestigious Dairy Industry Cream Awards.

Owners of Malton Bacon Factory win top award

York Press:

6:00am Monday 26th September 2016

A LEADING supplier of meat to the country’s supermarkets has won a top award.

Boss helps to beat £1m charity barrier

York Press: Keith Hemmings

10:27am Monday 26th September 2016

THE company secretary of a North Yorkshire event services firm joined more than 450 cyclists to complete the gruelling 105km Big Bad Ride around the Yorkshire Wolds and bring the sponsorship amount he has raised for Ataxia UK over the past six years to more than £5,000.

Still time to book for new event which gives food for thought in York

York Press: Judy Bell

9:22am Monday 26th September 2016

A NEW food and drink conference in York on Wednesday will feature inspirational stories and case studies about entering the market and starting a business in the sector.

York seminar on employment issues in the manufacturing sector

York Press: Mini Setty

8:41am Monday 26th September 2016

EMPLOYMENT issues in the manufacturing sector will come under the spotlight at a seminar in York hosted by Langleys Solicitors and Hays Recruitment.

Launch of loyalty card in a bid to boost local enterprise in West Yorkshire town

York Press: From left, Carol Newbury, Linley & Simpson Valuation Manager; Janine Hutchison, of Parkhill Veterinary Surgery; Lucy Dickinson, of Pretty in Paint; Steve Kilby, Linley & Simpson Wetherby Branch Manager; Julie Gray, of Kool Kidz and Becky Callicott, from W

7:04am Monday 26th September 2016

AN ESTATE agency has unveiled a new community initiative aimed at supporting fellow independent businesses.

York estate agency's joy over customer service award

York Press: York estate agency's joy over customer service award

6:12am Monday 26th September 2016

A YORK ‘hybrid’ estate agency has won an award for exceptional customer service.

Bus company says greener travel is ‘at heart of everything we do’

York Press: An electrifying milestone is being celebrated this week in York, as the First Bus electric vehicles have collectively driven one million kilometres, resulting in an equivalent CO2 emissions saving of 880 tons for the city. An electric bus from First York

5:48am Friday 23rd September 2016

A LEADING North Yorkshire bus manufacturer has reaffirmed its commitment to creating greener vehicles ahead of its annual general meeting next week.

New national property consultancy launched

York Press: The famous landmark chocolate factory of Terrys of York......Pic NIGEL HOLLAND.

2:47pm Thursday 22nd September 2016

A YORK-BASED firm has launched a new UK-wide property consultancy.

Expanding digital agency has a new home in York

York Press: Mill House, North Street

10:10am Thursday 22nd September 2016

DIGITAL agency Netsells has snapped up the final remaining suite at the newly renovated Mill House in North Street, York.

Trust praise as student scheme revives historic York building

York Press: Angie Creswick, Peter Addyman, June Hargreaves, Dr David Fraser, Tony Bowes, Chris Hale

9:25am Thursday 22nd September 2016

YORK Civic Trust has praised a new development near the city centre that will help to protect and enhance its architectural heritage by reviving an historic building.

Traders sent letters as York's A-board ban looms

York Press: A-boards on Fossgate. (15385891)

5:54pm Wednesday 21st September 2016

LETTERS are going out to the York city centre businesses which will be hit by a new ban on A-boards.

York-based counsellors encounter Brexit anxiety as staff ‘fear for their futures’

York Press: Julie Hughes

6:29am Wednesday 21st September 2016

THE Brexit vote has caused a sharp increase in stress levels amongst employees worried about their future prospects, according to a leading York-based counselling service - but only in the south of England.

Small Business Saturday bus to visit North Yorkshire

York Press: Small business Saturday bus

10:54am Wednesday 21st September 2016

THE Small Business Saturday bus is coming to North Yorkshire carrying the message ‘Small Business, Big Difference’

Company is on Cloud 9

York Press: MEET THE TEAM: Danny Lloyd, front-end developer; Joel Beverley, product manager and co-founder; James Lintern, product marketing and co-founder; Peter Bryant, customer care representative;Anna Roberts, digital marketing executive; and David Brandon, softw

8:43am Wednesday 21st September 2016

A YORK software company is celebrating a massive rise in revenue and launching the biggest product update in its history.


York Press: John Malia

8:06am Wednesday 21st September 2016

THE four-star Best Western Plus Dean Court Hotel has appointed John Malia as its new head chef for the award-winning DCH Restaurant.

Course's aim is to get small ventures noticed

York Press: Melissa Talago

7:51am Wednesday 21st September 2016

A ‘BUSINESS mum’ on a mission to help other small business owners and sole traders has created a new online course to teach them how to get in the press.

Choosing the apprenticeship path to career opportunities

York Press: Stage One apprentices

6:54am Wednesday 21st September 2016

THIS is a time of year traditionally associated with young people finishing school or college and entering the world of work.

Portakabin flying high with airline project and top award

York Press: Portkabin easyJet

5:59am Tuesday 20th September 2016

A LEADING York company is flying high after helping to create vital aircraft maintenance facilities and winning a national award.

Backing for town’s culinary celebration

York Press: T Soanes and Son

10:22am Tuesday 20th September 2016

AN EAST Yorkshire food festival has been given a boost thanks to a local enterprise.

Beauty spots ‘at risk’ without strong rural policies, business body warns

York Press: APRIL 4TH FARMING LEAD.Dorothy Fairburn, North regional director for the CLA..

8:36am Tuesday 20th September 2016

A GROUP which represents landowners and rural enterprises has warned that beauty spots in the north of England could be at risk if the Government does not ensure post-Brexit future funding for food, farming and the environment.

Interest shown in new homes from York developer

York Press: Sales executive Ann Wardell, Yorvik Homes, and Paul Taylor, construction manager, Yorvik Homes, at the entrance of the Temple Gate Development, Richmond.

12:31pm Monday 19th September 2016

YORK-BASED property developer Yorvik Homes has officially opened a new development of 32 two, three and four-bedroom family homes in a North Yorkshire town.

Prizewinner is working on top projects

York Press: Alistair Cochrane

8:44am Monday 19th September 2016

STEEL fabricator Pipe and Piling Supplies (PPS) has won a leading business award.

App that helps avoid danger is now more widely available

York Press:

7:24am Monday 19th September 2016

A GLOBAL tracking app which can be used to help avoid hazardous situations is now more widely available.

Hatching growth plan for North Yorkshire poultry enterprise

York Press: EGGS-PANSION SCHEME: Lindsey Wedgewood, Gordon Blackwood and Patrick Wedgewood with some feathered friends on the farm

5:47am Monday 19th September 2016

A NORTH Yorkshire poultry farm has embarked on ambitious plans to increase its bird production by a third.

Herriot TV stars turn out for 100th anniversary of author's birth

York Press: Alf Wight

11:42am Friday 16th September 2016

THE 100th anniversary of the birth of “James Herriot” is being marked with a black-tie dinner attended by cast members of the TV series based on his best-selling books.

Lots to learn at Welcome to Yorkshire business hub

York Press: Sir Gary Verity.

10:56am Friday 16th September 2016

SHARPENING social media skills and perfecting PR are just some of the workshops on offer for business owners at a major networking event later this month.

‘Important’ change to IT platform will cost £6.5m

York Press: The CPP office in Holgate Park in York.Picture : Garry Atkinson.

7:37am Friday 16th September 2016

YORK-BASED CPP Group says it intends to develop its own IT platform as part of its redesign of its operating structure.

York MP calls for investment in agri-food research

York Press: Julian Sturdy MP for York Outer

6:00am Friday 16th September 2016

YORK Outer's MP has urged the Government to support research.

York experts to lead global food resilience project

York Press:

2:24pm Thursday 15th September 2016

RESEARCHERS from the University of York have been awarded a £2.74 million grant to lead a new food resilience project.

Free event in York offers help on new pension rules

York Press: Free event in York offers help on new pension rules

5:37am Thursday 15th September 2016

INSURANCE and investment giant Aviva is offering help to small businesses to understand the latest rules on workplace pensions.

Deli's aim is a taste of success

York Press: Hunters of Helmsley

11:43am Thursday 15th September 2016

AN AWARD-WINNING Ryedale deli is celebrating being shortlisted for a regional accolade.

Weight-loss science ‘is supported’ by survey

York Press: Optibiotix chief executive Stephen O'Hara.

9:32am Thursday 15th September 2016

A YORK-BASED life sciences business working on compounds to help tackle problems such as obesity, high cholesterol and diabetes says an independent consumer survey “supports the science” behind its products.

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Changes to non-dom tax

York Press: Alistair Byrne of JWP Creer

7:32am Wednesday 28th September 2016

with Alastair Byrne of JWP Creers

The right way to mix work and play

York Press: Please could you scan in for business? Ed Reid, The Alternative Board

6:03am Wednesday 21st September 2016

With Ed Reid, owner of The Alternative Board

Victoria Robinson, of The Art Market

York Press: Victoria Robinson

9:09am Wednesday 14th September 2016

VICTORIA Robinson has co-created art and design exhibitions and events for 15 years both in London and in her home county of Yorkshire.

David Leckie, co-founder of York-based Mind Matters, a national corporate counselling service

York Press: David Leckie

6:38am Wednesday 7th September 2016

DAVID Leckie is a great believer that a problem shared is a problem halved - a philosophy that has led to him building a national corporate counselling service.