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York city centre shop sells for £1.9 million

York Press:

8:30am Friday 2nd October 2015

AN historic city centre shop has been sold by a Yorkshire investment company for almost £1.9 million less than a year after it purchased the site for just £800,000.

Teenage twins land a role on £25 million York development project

York Press: Acomb twins William and Charlie Dickinson are appointed as the first apprentices to work on the St Leonard's Place development

11:47am Friday 2nd October 2015

TWIN brothers from Acomb have become the first apprentices to be appointed for the £25 million development of St Leonard's Place in York.

Shepherd Group completes sale to rival firm

York Press:

6:00am Friday 2nd October 2015

THE sale of an entire division of York's family run Shepherd Group which included the transfer of 1,200 employees to a Surrey-based competitor, has been formally completed.

200 jobs to go as North Yorkshire business closes

York Press:

1:44pm Thursday 1st October 2015

RR Donnelley, which was based in York for 70 years before moving to Flaxby Moor, is to shut.

Shopping centre welcomes American clothing brand in 60th anniversary year

York Press: Mike Thomas of the Designer Outlet. (40330540)

5:06pm Thursday 1st October 2015

YORK'S McArthur Glen Designer Outlet has opened the doors to its newest store welcoming the arrival of clothing brand Original Penguin.

New 120-bedroom hotel to open on multi million pound Hiscox development site

York Press:

2:40pm Thursday 1st October 2015

THE second phase of insurance firm Hiscox's multi million pound development in York is moving forward as an international hotel operator buys part of the site.

York accountant takes start-up title in women's business awards

York Press: Claire Turner, centre, being presented her Forward Ladies award – with Debra White of HSBC and Charlene White

11:32am Thursday 1st October 2015

A YORK accountant is one of 11 businesswomen in Yorkshire and the North East to have won an award at this year's Forward Ladies regional competition.

York law firm completes second merger in as many years after merging with Ryedale counterpart

York Press:

8:00am Thursday 1st October 2015

A YORK law firm dating back more than 200 years has merged with a historic Ryedale firm in a move to increase its client base and areas of expertise.

All change at the top for York Professionals

York Press:

6:07pm Wednesday 30th September 2015

This evening Rachel Goddard will officially step down as chairwoman of York Professionals.

Using science to feed a growing population

York Press: A view inside one of the glasshouses with high wire LED units growing sunstream tomatoes on show to the public at Stockbridge Technology Research Foundation, Cawood. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe (40148190)

11:05am Wednesday 30th September 2015

AS the global population grows so inevitably does the need for food. Business editor Laura Knowlson visits a horticultural research centre in North Yorkshire to find out more about the latest efficiencies in crop production.

Law firm becomes one of the first past the post in creating specialist equine division

York Press: Harrowells Solicitors commercial department partners, Paul Burkinshaw, left, and Simon Black, who will lead the firm’s new Equine Law service.

10:07am Wednesday 30th September 2015

A NEW specialist Equine Law Department has been launched by York solicitors Harrowells in a bid to consolidate its offering of legal services across the spectrum of horse ownership, breeding, training, racing and care.

Latest appointments

York Press: Jessica Richardson, of Lupton Fawcett Denison Till

9:03am Wednesday 30th September 2015

LUPTON Fawcett Denison Till, the York, Leeds and Sheffield-based commercial law firm, has announced the arrival of solicitor Jessica Richardson to its expanding commercial property department, based in York.

New £10 million fund to boost region's tourism industry

York Press: A view over York city centre.

6:10am Wednesday 30th September 2015

A NEW £10 million fund is being opened up to businesses in North Yorkshire and the East Riding in a bid to grow the region's tourism industry.

Student-run venture shortlisted for national award

York Press: University of York students Ryan Hill and Emily Atkins, founders of The Student Agency

11:02am Tuesday 29th September 2015

A BUSINESS founded by students in York has been shortlisted for the ‘Social Enterprise (UK)’ category in the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

York house builder starts work on more than 200 homes

York Press: York house builder starts work on more than 200 homes

10:02am Tuesday 29th September 2015

YORK housebuilder Persimmon has started work on a new multi-million pound housing development in Sherburn-in-Elmet.

Tadcaster brewery heralded as UK's largest solar powered brewer

York Press: Martin Kochl, brewery manager at Heineken's Tadcaster site, with Selby and Ainsty MP Nigel Adams on a recent visit.

9:02am Tuesday 29th September 2015

TADCASTER brewery is being held up by brewing giant Heineken as making "real strides forward" in the firm's sustainability agenda.

"It's the hardest thing I have ever had to do" says York coffee roaster about industry challenge

York Press: Laurence Beardmore with his wife and business partner, Philippa.

6:06am Tuesday 29th September 2015

AN industry leading qualification in the coffee industry, held by only 35 people in the UK and 3,500 world wide, has been gained by the co-founder of one of York's independent artisan roasters.

New range wins Costcutter national praise

York Press: New range wins Costcutter national praise

11:35am Monday 28th September 2015

YORK-headquartered Costcutter Supermarkets Group has received two national industry accolades for its independent range of products.

Farm expansion plans announced for family poultry firm

York Press: The T.Soanes & Sons team

10:02am Monday 28th September 2015

AN East Yorkshire poultry business has announced plans to add two new farms to its operations following on from a 20 per cent increase in sales year on year.

Businesswomen vying for titles in regional awards

York Press: Businesswomen vying for titles in regional awards

9:01am Monday 28th September 2015

FOUR York business women will tomorrow find out whether they have scooped accolades in this year's Forward Ladies regional awards.

200-room York hotel on the market for £20 million

York Press: Park Inn, York (39760598)

6:04am Monday 28th September 2015

A RIVERSIDE York hotel has been put on the market with a price tag of £20 million plus.

Drax Power Station withdraws from major project - UPDATED

York Press: Drax Power Power Station, Cooling towers and Biomass facility (29686802)

9:13am Friday 25th September 2015

DRAX Power Station has today announced it will not provide further funding for a major renewable energy project.

Town's business group welcomes 18 new member companies

York Press: Martin Jeffrey who owns Helmsley Antiques and Interiors

1:42pm Friday 25th September 2015

HELMSLEY in Business is celebrating welcoming 18 local enterprises as new members during the last year.

Ellis extends global reach with installation in the Philippines

York Press: Ellis’ Emperor cable cleats are being installed in an open cycle gas turbine plant in the Bolbok area of Batangas City, Philippines.

11:32am Friday 25th September 2015

THE latest contract win for North Yorkshire cable cleat manufacturer Ellis has demonstrated the growing global nature of its business with an order from the Czech offices of ABB for an installation in the Philippines.

New flagship office for growing regional law firm

York Press: New flagship office for growing regional law firm

10:04am Friday 25th September 2015

AN increase of business in the York area has seen expanding Yorkshire law firm Switalskis relocated its York team to a new city centre office.

York firms team up for television marketing partnership

York Press: (39696608)

9:07am Friday 25th September 2015

TWO of York's big name businesses are teaming up for a new marketing partnership.

New figures show work started on 690 new homes in York last year

York Press: The Chocolate Works development at the old Terrys factory site. Picture David Harrison. (39716695)

6:05am Friday 25th September 2015

BUILDING work was started on 690 new homes in York last year, according to new figures from the Home Builder's Federation.

Plans to double turnover boosted by move to new premises for York firm APS

York Press: From left, Adi and Sherrie Ogden, of APS ,with Phil Hill, of S Harrison

9:02am Thursday 24th September 2015

YORK pneumatic conveying, materials handling and dust extraction firm APS UK has marked the latest stage in its expansion programme with the acquisition of new premises as it looks to double turnover in the next three years.

New £150,000 engineering training centre opened in Malton

York Press: Lord Derwent  unveils a plague at Dewent Training Association, Malton   in front of  invited local employers as well as Members and Officers of RDC as we have received £30K grant funding from them.   Picture Frank Dwyer (39564391)

6:06am Thursday 24th September 2015

A NEW £150,000 facility for training engineering apprentices has been officially opened in Malton.

New delivery service offers takeaway option for York restaurants

York Press: Natalie Greaves and Ian Offen launching the new Deliveroo service in York.
Picture: Richard Doughty Photography (39446207)

3:30pm Wednesday 23rd September 2015

FORTY new jobs are to be created in York as the city welcomes a new restaurant delivery service.

Apple chooses York company's website to showcase latest iOS capabilities

York Press: Apple chooses York company's website to showcase latest iOS capabilities

2:01pm Wednesday 23rd September 2015

YORK-based arts and culture publication Aesthetica was showcased to a global audience when technology giant Apple used its website to demonstrate a new product.

Patisserie chef takes her share of cake business

York Press: Charlotte Marrifield, Harrogate Cake Company and Jon Haw, Royal Bank of Scotland.

12:02pm Wednesday 23rd September 2015

A PATISSERIE chef who has worked with some of the UK's leading dessert brands has acquired Harrogate Cake Company after securing funding support from the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Guest speaker announced for anniversary Press Business Awards

York Press:

11:17am Wednesday 23rd September 2015

THE Press Business Awards has secured export champion Lesley Batchelor as guest speaker for its 25th anniversary event.

Potential downsizing on the table at Mulberry Hall as lease is offered on city centre premises

York Press: Mulberry Hall in Stonegate

10:02am Wednesday 23rd September 2015

ONE of York's largest family owned city centre stores is looking to lease part of its premises as Mulberry Hall's owner explores a potential downsizing.

Local brewer lands supermarket deal

York Press: Chris Jones (left) Dunnington Costcutter Store Manager and Andy Herrington from Ainsty Ales promote two new ales called the Flummoxed Farmer and the Wankled Waggoner which will soon be going on sale at Costcutter Supermarkets. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe (390

9:02am Wednesday 23rd September 2015

YORK-BASED brewer Andy Herrington has secured a deal with Costcutter, meaning his bottled beers will be on sale in and around the city.

Latest appointments

York Press: Nicola Heap has joined the Persimmon Homes Yorkshire team as the company’s new field sales manager

8:02am Wednesday 23rd September 2015

YORK-based housebuilder Persimmon Homes Yorkshire Yorkshire has strengthened its expertise as it strives to build 500 new homes before Christmas.

York estate agent unlocks 45 per cent rise in revenues following public listing

York Press: ( front ), Hunters MD, Kevin Hollinrake and Director Glynis Frew with members of staff at Hunters new offices in Heworth, York   Piccture Frank Dwyer (39388253)

6:06am Wednesday 23rd September 2015

A RISE in revenues of 45 per cent to more than £5 million has been reported by York estate agent Hunters in its inaugural results announcement as a public company.

Are office conversions a sustainable solution to York's housing shortage?

York Press: Inside one of the Biba apartments

6:08pm Tuesday 22nd September 2015

AS York's affordable housing crisis continues in the absence of a local plan, business editor Laura Knowlson looks at the city's office stock shortage, and how the two have become intrinsically linked.

New shop for York as jeweller extends presence in the city

York Press: Tim Hardy (39278526)

1:15pm Tuesday 22nd September 2015

A FAMILY run jewellers has opened its second shop in York, creating a network of three branches all together.

Abrasive supplier shapes up for future growth with £2 million refinancing package

York Press: Rob Jeffrey, managing director of Abracs.

12:45pm Tuesday 22nd September 2015

YORK industrial abrasive supplier Abracs is preparing for further growth after securing a £2 million refinancing package with NatWest.

York architect on Chinese trade mission with UK chancellor

11:07am Tuesday 22nd September 2015

A YORK architect has joined chancellor George Osborne in attending the 7th UK-China Economic and Financial Dialogue.

Snack maker relocated headquarters to York business park following "fantastic growth"

York Press: Charlie Simpson-Daniel and Roland Froebel

10:29am Tuesday 22nd September 2015

THE York based manufacturer of protein snacks Kings Biltong has relocated its headquarters to Poppleton Business Park following three-fold growth of the business.

Bus company rolls out new fleet for tropical island resort

York Press: Optare's Solo vehicle in Hamilton Island

9:02am Tuesday 22nd September 2015

A BUS manufactured near Selby has become the newest of only a handful of vehicles to operate on Hamilton Island in the Great Barrier Reef.

It's official - York's bar and restaurant scene is one of the fastest growing in the UK

York Press:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd September 2015

YORK has been placed in a national top ten list of the UK's fastest growing cities in terms of licensed food and drink premises with a 4.4 per cent annual rise.

15 food & drink venues that have opened in York in the past year - and 3 more on the way....

York Press:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd September 2015

From beer to bread, coffee to curry, York has plenty of new food and drink outlets to enjoy....

Chocolatiers' seasonal packaging all wrapped up thanks to £10,000 funding package

York Press: Peter and Fran Guppy founders of Guppys Chocolates

6:02am Monday 21st September 2015

A YORK family run chocolate venture is building on a £10,000 design partnership through seasonal commissions as its client base continues to grow.

Plea for York Central to become a £100 million Enterprise Zone

York Press:

2:41pm Friday 18th September 2015

Officials say the move could lead to more than 6,000 jobs and boost the local economy by £1.1 billion

Regions law firms ranked in national Legal 500 report

York Press:

9:07am Friday 18th September 2015

TEN law firms with offices in York have been ranked in this year's Legal 500, with Langleys and Harrowells appearing most in the annual analysis of the nation's legal sector.

Manufacturer closes in on £20 million sales target after investing £250,000 into new technologies

York Press: Pictured are Warren Limbert managing director of Lambert, left, and David Whiteley of the Manufacturing Advisory Service.

6:06am Friday 18th September 2015

A MANUFACTURING firm in Tadcaster is closing in on sales totalling £20 million for the first time in its 42-year history after developing new technologies with its global customer base.

Small business owners seek more information over EU membership

York Press: Small business owners seek more information over EU membership

12:07pm Thursday 17th September 2015

BUSINESSES in Yorkshire and the Humber want more information about European Union membership before deciding whether the UK should be a part of it.

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Failing to pay National Minimum Wage could get you more than a slapped wrist, by director Jeremy Scott, head of Regulatory and Corporate Defence at Lupton Fawcett Denison Till

York Press: Failing to pay National Minimum Wage could get you more than a slapped wrist, by director Jeremy Scott, head of Regulatory and Corporate Defence at Lupton Fawcett Denison Till

9:02am Wednesday 30th September 2015

THE Government continues to fine and name and shame businesses who fail to pay their workers the National Minimum Wage (“NMW”).

Do you really need an office? by Ed Reid owner of The Alternative Board

York Press: Please could you scan in for business? Ed Reid, The Alternative Board (39417414)

9:02am Wednesday 23rd September 2015

DO you really need a conventional office? Or would you be better off in the tube train or a treehouse?

Luke Norbury, managing director Home Instead Senior Care

York Press: Luke Norbury

9:02am Wednesday 30th September 2015

AS the owner of a home care company, providing support for families across North Yorkshire, Luke Norbury's working life has taken a vast change of direction from his early earlier career as an investment banker.

David Atkinson, managing director Yorkshire Meatball Co.

York Press: David Atkinson

9:02am Wednesday 23rd September 2015

FROM a high flying post in the RAF to running a meatball restaurant chain, David Atkinson's career has rolled smoothly from a life in uniform to a serial entrepreneur.

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