Shepherd Group confirms sale of a further three businesses

York Press:

11:50am Thursday 21st May 2015

SHEPHERD Group has confirmed a further sell-off of its businesses as it offloads an entire division in a bid to focus investment on its profitable Portakabin operations.

Farm shop business continues to expand

York Press:

1:08pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A FARM shop which started life as a wheel barrow in a garden has secured planning permission to develop a full butcher's shop, bakery and tea room.

Make It York organisation launched to promote city

York Press:

1:15pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

THE new organisation set up to promote York in a bid to attract investment and grow the city's economy was officially launched yesterday.

Make It York... We’re open and ready for trading

York Press:

12:32pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

Business Editor Laura Knowlson takes a closer look at Make It York and how it plans to improve the fortunes of York's economy.

Chocolate entrepreneur in the running for director award title

York Press:

12:59pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A YORK business-woman who created a chocolate-based venture built on the city’s confectionery heritage has been shortlisted in the Director of the Year awards.

Latest appointments...

York Press:

9:00am Wednesday 20th May 2015

York’s St Leonard’s Hospice has appointed Dawn Clements as director of fundraising.

Event bids to give insight into plans for improved city centre

York Press: Steve Hughes

1:06pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

BUSINESS owners in York's city centre are being invited to find out more about plans for a Business Improvement District (BID) in York.

Chance to win work on community stadium build

York Press: artist impression images for the Community Stadium  (12395143)

1:04pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

CONSTRUCTION businesses in York that are interested in supplying products and services required for the building of the York Community Stadium and Leisure Complex scheme are being invited to attend a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event.

York music retailer plans to float on stock market

York Press:

11:29am Tuesday 19th May 2015

YORK music retailer Gear4Music has announced plans to float on AIM in a bid to raise capital to further develop its online sales.

Bettys online customers warned about data breach

York Press: FAT RASCALS: Staff from Bettys and Taylors take part in the Fat Rascal Bike Race

8:55pm Monday 18th May 2015

MORE than 120,000 Bettys customers have been warned that their personal details may have been accessed following an unprecedented data breach.

Groups kick off series of events to mark coaching week

York Press:

11:27am Tuesday 19th May 2015

DELEGATES from across the north of England descended on York yesterday as the city hosts a programme of events to mark International Coaching Week.

Targeting new markets sees sales surge for transport firm

York Press:

11:25am Tuesday 19th May 2015

AN East Yorkshire transport company is celebrating after more than doubling turnover in two years after targeting new sectors.

Distribution firm helps neighbouring nursery on quest for floral gold

York Press:

11:25am Tuesday 19th May 2015

A TEMPERATURE controlled distribution company has swapped frozen food for foliage after taking on an unusual assignment this week.

Agency wins innovation award for Battle of Bannockburn design

York Press:

11:53am Monday 18th May 2015

WORK completed by a York digital design agency has won national acclaim after the visitor experience it created was named a winner in the UK heritage award.

Hunters estate agency continues to grow with acquisition

York Press:

11:40am Monday 18th May 2015

YORK based estate agency group Hunters has added 23 branches to its national network through the acquisition of another firm.

Interior designer commissioned for city centre apartment scheme

York Press:

11:50am Monday 18th May 2015

A MALTON interior designer has been appointed to add the finishing touches to a £3.75 million scheme to transform a former 1920's car showroom and warehouse into ten apartments.

SCAM ALERT: Local businesses targeted in VAT hoax

York Press: Post box, Royal Mail postbox,

8:02am Saturday 16th May 2015

BUSINESSES in North Yorkshire have been warned about a new scam.

Rail HQ and eco homes impress RICS awards judges

York Press:

9:23am Saturday 16th May 2015

NETWORK Rail's York Campus and a contemporary housing development in the heart of city triumphed over 43 of region's most impressive property schemes last night.

Landmark buildings change hands for £4m

York Press:

11:46am Friday 15th May 2015

A YORK based property investment group has acquired two high profile city centre building including the £2.4 million riverside Bonding Warehouse and the York County Court premises.

Software specialists in UK top 10 SMEs list

York Press:

11:42am Friday 15th May 2015

A YORK based software company has made the top ten in a list of the 100 UK small and medium sized business with the fastest growth in international sales.

Planning officers decline to guide £1.5bn mine decision

York Press: CONTROVERSIAL PLANS: An artist's impression of the proposed mine site at Sneaton, near Whitby

5:05pm Thursday 14th May 2015

PLANNING officers who have spent four years examining proposals for a £1.5 billion fertiliser mine in a national park have indicated they will not recommend whether the scheme should be approved.

Software firm tackles food industry regulations

York Press:

10:27am Thursday 14th May 2015

A YORK firm which created a software solution to meet food information regulations in the bakery industry has rebranded its product to meet unexpected demand from across the food sector.

Jobs saved as Shepherd Homes sold to Galliford Try

York Press:

9:26am Thursday 14th May 2015

YORK housebuilding firm Shepherd Homes is being sold as the historic family-run Shepherd Group continues to downsize and restructure operations.

Award nominations fly in for Riccall Care

York Press: Logo for Riccall Care

10:20am Thursday 14th May 2015

YORK family business Riccall Care is celebrating after being named as a finalist in their second national awards this year.

Wheels on the bus go round and round for growing children's nursery

York Press:

10:11am Thursday 14th May 2015

INVESTMENT plans are being put in motion at a York children's nursery following growth of the business.

Private hospital ranked as top performer

York Press:

10:09am Thursday 14th May 2015

A PRIVATE hospital in York has been named as one of the top performing in the UK.

Drax breaks down business in bid to grow group's operations

York Press:

11:08am Wednesday 13th May 2015

NORTH Yorkshire power giant Drax has undergone a restructure following growth of the business as it continues its £700 million project to shift away from coal burning.

Food exporter serves deli range direct to the Middle East

York Press:

10:55am Wednesday 13th May 2015

A BRITISH food export company on the outskirts of York is looking to open its first overseas store after appointing a sales team in the Middle East.

Business Awards 2015: Firm looks to space for prize hat-trick in anniversary year

York Press:

10:53am Wednesday 13th May 2015

NEXT week The Press launches it Business Awards, marking the 25th anniversary year of the competition. Business editor Laura Knowlson revisits the only firm in the city to have been named Business of the Year twice.

Work on 55 York homes stopped due to collapse of building firm

York Press:

8:36am Wednesday 13th May 2015

HOUSEBUILDING on a former York school site has ground to a halt after a company went bust.

Free food and beer at Tesco in York this Friday

York Press:

11:06am Wednesday 13th May 2015

INDEPENDENT Yorkshire food producers are heading to York for a suppliers event at one of the city's Tesco stores.

Latest appointments

York Press:

10:59am Wednesday 13th May 2015

ACCOUNTANTS and business advisers JWPCreers has expanded its Corporate Finance Department with the appointment of a new senior manager Nick Barker.

Year of real progress for medical firm

York Press: Antony Odell, managing director of Tissue Regenix

2:30pm Tuesday 12th May 2015

YORK medical device specialist Tissue Regenix has posted an expected pre-tax loss of £8.4 million as it continues to invest in the commercialisation of technologies.

Defender firm snaps up driver

York Press:

2:27pm Tuesday 12th May 2015

LAND Rover Defender specialist Twisted Automotive has signed a British racing driver as its international brand ambassador.

City's KitKats get YouTube makeover

York Press:

11:02am Tuesday 12th May 2015

ONE of the most famous products to be manufactured in York is to undergo a temporary rebrand as KitKat gets a new name.

‘Stability and skills must be top priorities for the Tories’

York Press:

11:28am Monday 11th May 2015

A PLEA for stability and a call to equip young people with skills has been made by business leaders in York as they outline their hopes for the incoming Government.

Revamp for region’s five-star hotel as it marks fifth year

York Press:

11:25am Monday 11th May 2015

YORK’S only five-star hotel is celebrating the fifth anniversary since it opened following a £25 million project.

York to host international bioeconomy conference

York Press: University of York logo

11:21am Monday 11th May 2015

SCIENTISTS and researchers will be descending upon York this summer as the city hosts an international bioeconomy conference.

Family plans new cycling venture

York Press:

9:50am Friday 8th May 2015

THE family behind a landscaping business on the outskirts of York has diversified with a new venture to target a growing trend in cycling tourism.

Yorkshire's fine food producers brought together online

York Press:

9:42am Friday 8th May 2015

A YORK graduate has combined a love of food and technology to create his new online venture.

Awards to celebrate achievements of PAs

York Press: Harry Gration

9:37am Friday 8th May 2015

A NETWORK for Yorkshire-based PAs is preparing to host its first ever regional awards.

Way is cleared for new Sainsbury's supermarket after minister decides not to order public inquiry

York Press: Sainsbury's Hull Road

8:12am Friday 8th May 2015

THE way is clear for Sainsbury's to open a huge new store on York's outskirts after the final planning obstacle was removed.

Supply agreement for York potash mine project

York Press: York Potash Header

9:48am Friday 8th May 2015

THE firm planning to build a mine for plant fertiliser minerals in North Yorkshire has agreed a partnership with a mining equipment and services provider.

York tailor's shop to close after 65 years

York Press:

7:00am Friday 8th May 2015

A FAMILY-RUN tailor's shop in York is to close after 65 years in business.

Coaching week brings range of opportunities

York Press:

10:00am Thursday 7th May 2015

A GROUP which aims to create a national reputation for York as the “coaching capital of the UK” is preparing to welcome delegates from across the country as it hosts a programme of events for International Coaching Week.

Potash mine plan wins support of food official

York Press: York Potash Header

9:57am Thursday 7th May 2015

PLANS to build a 1,000-job potash mine have received support from a senior food industry figure.

Bus firm plays its part in Tour de Yorkshire

York Press:

9:56am Thursday 7th May 2015

FROM two wheels to four, a North Yorkshire bus manufacturer played a part in the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire.

Work on homes construction site comes to a halt

9:58am Thursday 7th May 2015

A MAJOR North Yorkshire housing development has been left in limbo following the collapse of construction firm Southdale.

Handmade brick firm adds finishing touch to city gallery as part of big revamp

York Press: Part of the extension work at York Art Gallery

2:24pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

A COMPANY specialising in the production of handmade bricks has completed an order for more than 20,000 bricks as part of the £8 million redevelopment of York's art gallery.

The real winners of major sporting events in York

York Press: The Yorkshire Marathon gets under way at York University.Pic :Nigel Holland (25168948)

1:44pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

FOLLOWING the success of the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire business editor Laura Knowlson looks at the economic impact of major sporting events in York.

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My View... with Tim Bailey, Director, Chamber International

York Press:

12:26pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

Exporting is undergoing a steady shift from being the province of mature, large manufacturing businesses to a mainstream commercial activity embraced, virtually from start-up, by entrepreneurs from any background.

My View... with Ann Laverty

York Press:

10:49am Wednesday 13th May 2015

PROVISIONS in the Immigration Act 2014 mean that residential landlords will have to check that their prospective tenants have a right to live and occupy premises in the UK before a tenancy is entered into.

David Twiddle, managing director of Twiddle & Co.

York Press:

8:00am Wednesday 20th May 2015

At the age of 47, David Twiddle has more than 25 years’ experience of both working in, and advising, high-growth entrepreneur-led and family owned businesses.

Toby Cockcroft, director of Croft Residential, York

York Press:

11:02am Wednesday 13th May 2015

A WORK experience stint at an estate agents at the age of 16 turned out to be the catalyst that propelled Toby Cockcroft into a career in property.

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