NHS contract secured by private health firm

York Press:

11:59am Friday 30th January 2015

A PRIVATE health care supplier which employs more than 150 people in York has been awarded a new contract to provide NHS services.

Funding puts leather specialist back in the driving seat

York Press:

11:41am Friday 30th January 2015

FIVE York jobs were saved when a vehicle interior specialist secured funding to ensure the future of the business.

Management team take ownership of heat specialist Process Combustion

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11:37am Friday 30th January 2015

COMBUSTION and heat transfer specialist Process Combustion has been bought out by its management team.

Road improvement schemes boosted with multi million pound regional cash injection

York Press:

2:49pm Thursday 29th January 2015

FUNDING for major road improvement schemes across North Yorkshire has been secured as the region welcomes a £66.6 million cash injection.

Cookery school set to stir up excitement with Michelin chef

York Press: Frances Atkens (centre) with tutors at Bettys Cookery School.

8:52am Thursday 29th January 2015

AN award winning cookery school belonging to one of North Yorkshire's most iconic brands has agreed an exclusivity deal with one of the UK's few female Michelin-starred chefs.

Training support programme boosts business

York Press:

8:51am Thursday 29th January 2015

A PROGRAMME offering businesses the chance to boost the skills and productivity of their workforce has been taken up by more than 300 firms in the region.

Brewery's growth highlighted in national competition

York Press: Wold Top Brewery directors, from Left, Gill Mellor, Alex Balchin, Kate Balchin and Tom Mellor

8:52am Thursday 29th January 2015

A YEAR of award success is being followed with yet more accolades for a North Yorkshire brewery.

Continuum Attractions eyes up Chinese visitor potential

York Press:

12:22pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

YORK based attraction operator Continuum is preparing to welcome a projected influx of Chinese tourists in 2015 following an ambassadorial visit.

Medical firm GBUK praised for efforts in accessing Arab markets

York Press:

12:21pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

REPRESENTATIVES from medical equipment developer and manufacturer GBUK met with Rt Hon Earl Howe during his tour of the UK Pavilion at the opening day of Arab Health.

Café No 8 wins York Art Gallery contract

York Press:

9:58am Wednesday 28th January 2015

A YORK bistro has been awarded the tender to partner with the city's Art Gallery as part of its £8 million redevelopment.

Grand Central tops league for passenger satisfaction

York Press: A Grand Central train at York station.          Picture: David Harrison

9:37am Wednesday 28th January 2015

YORK train operator Grand Central Railway has topped a new league table for customer satisfaction - but other York-based train firms have fared less well.

New fund launched to support graduate start-ups

York Press: York St John University logo

12:14pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

A NEW £30,000 training programme for graduate start-ups is being launched by York St John University.

Solicitor urges companies to take advice over lending scheme

York Press: RBS to axe 30,000 jobs as part of plans to shrink bailed-out bank

12:12pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

BUSINESSES across North Yorkshire who took advantage of a Government-backed lending scheme are being urged to take legal advice after a high street bank admitted it mis-sold loans to some companies.

Directors invited to enter awards

York Press: Institute of Directors

12:16pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

BUSINESS leaders across the region are being invited to enter the Institute of Directors' 2015 Director of the Year Awards.

Competition serves top awards to East Yorkshire gastropub

York Press:

12:11pm Wednesday 28th January 2015

EAST Yorkshire's Pipe and Glass Inn has landed another award after taking third spot in a top 50 list of UK Gastropubs.

SAVED - Ice cream maker & parlour avert closure threat - "I am just relieved and happy," says boss

York Press: CLOSING: Nicola Moore of Brymor Ice Cream which is closing down in February.  Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY.

2:04pm Tuesday 27th January 2015

A famous North Yorkshire ice cream maker and parlour that was threatened with closure has been saved.

York stores demand action to boost city centre's evening economy

York Press:

9:58am Tuesday 27th January 2015

TRADERS are calling for action to boost York city centre's evening economy as retailers report "disappointing" and "flat" sales.

£1.7m housing plan for 19th-century York malting house

York Press: Pictured inside Clementhorpe Malting House, which will be transformed into six town house are, from left, Northminster Ltd managing director George Burgess and Northminster Ltd development surveyor Alastair Gill.

9:30am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A 19th CENTURY malting house which is one of only a few remaining in the country is the subject of a new £1.7 million housing development in York.

Innovative mum in competition finals

York Press: Claire Mitchell, founder of Chillipeeps

9:30am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A HARROGATE mother who created an innovative new product for the baby market is in the running to receive £30,000 worth of government support as part of a national competition.

Bike retailer puts new service plans into motion

York Press: How the bicycle got its spokes

9:29am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A YORK bike retailer is expanding the business's offering with the launch of a new coaching service for performance cyclists.

Coastal villages set to get financial boost

York Press: LIVING WHITBY / RHB:  The Dock at Robin Hoods Bay.  Picture:  Matt Clark (16976907)

9:29am Tuesday 27th January 2015

FUNDING to create more than 200 jobs on the Yorkshire coast has been secured as business projects in the region win a £3.7 million cash injection.

Firm takes a bite at overseas markets after finance package deal

York Press:

9:28am Tuesday 27th January 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire company which designs, manufactures and supplies dental implants across the world is set for expansion after securing a £1.5 million finance facility.

Chefs join the menu at Yorkshire Hotel Show

York Press: TV chef Stephanie Moon

9:28am Tuesday 27th January 2015

PLANS are coming together for the second annual Yorkshire Hotel Show as York prepares to welcome regional star chefs for the hospitality industry's event.

"How to" workshops to help online businesses

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9:27am Tuesday 27th January 2015

WORKSHOPS to help businesses guide customers to their websites are being staged for online companies in Hambleton.

More trains to run from York to London under new East Coast franchise deal

York Press:

10:15am Tuesday 27th January 2015

TRAIN bosses say more trains will run from York to London within five years, but more trains will also pass through York without stopping.

Inventors could win £13,000 prize package at this year's Venturefest

York Press: Chris Wilson

11:44am Monday 26th January 2015

INVENTORS and entrepreneurs are being given the chance to win a prize package worth £13,000 at this year's Venturefest in York.

Investment firm Commer Group takes stake in Bulldog Hotel Group

York Press:

11:37am Monday 26th January 2015

TADCASTER-based property investment company Commer Group has taken a 20 per cent stake in independent coaching inns operator the Bulldog Hotel Group.

Solicitor appointed to lead regional directors institute

York Press: Jonathan Oxley

11:33am Monday 26th January 2015

A LAWYER from a York firm of solicitors has been named as the new regional chairman for the Institute of Director's Yorkshire and Humber branch.

Portakabin ranked for financial security

York Press:

11:34am Monday 26th January 2015

A GLOBAL specialist in business information and financial risk analysis has awarded its highest ranking status to York-based Portakabin Group.

Royal York Hotel owners plan major overhaul

York Press:

10:20am Monday 26th January 2015

A HISTORIC York hotel is on track for a major overhaul taking it back to its Victorian heyday, if planning permission is granted.

DFS eyes up £1 billion flotation

York Press:

11:35am Monday 26th January 2015

YORKSHIRE based furniture retailer DFS is reported to be eyeing up a listing on the London stock market which would value the firm at £1 billion.

80 jobs to be axed at York company

York Press:

9:43am Saturday 24th January 2015

EIGHTY jobs are set to be axed at two York businesses as managers strive to cut costs and address 'very difficult' trading challenges.

Primark store to bring 151 jobs to York city centre as lease deal signed

York Press:

9:06am Saturday 24th January 2015

MORE than 150 retail jobs are being created in York's city centre as Primark completes a deal to move to the Coppergate Shopping Centre.

VIDEO: Used cooking oil to power national grid from new power station near Selby

York Press:

10:44am Saturday 24th January 2015

LEFT over cooking oil from full English breakfasts or fried fish and chips could be used to power homes across the country following the opening of a new power station near Selby.

Harrogate Hotel retains top accolade for third year

York Press:

11:00am Saturday 24th January 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire country house has held on to its title of the Best UK Hotel outside of London for the third consecutive year.

Potter Logistics celebrate landmark anniversary

York Press:

11:21am Friday 23rd January 2015

A TRANSPORT business which started out with one yellow lorry and now operates from six distribution centres with more than 300 staff is celebrating 50 years on the road.

Hunters estate agency celebrates advert’s television debut

York Press:

11:18am Friday 23rd January 2015

A YORK estate agency group which has grown from a single branch in the city to a nation wide franchise operation is celebrating the launch of its first television commercial.

Tissue Regenix raises £20m for new products

York Press: Antony Odell, managing director of Tissue Regenix

11:17am Friday 23rd January 2015

A YORK company specialising in regenerative medical supplies has raised £20 million to develop and launch new products following a share placing.

Drop-in session on apprenticeships

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11:16am Friday 23rd January 2015

INFORMATION about apprenticeships in York is being made available to young people and parents across the city.

Farewell to retiring solicitor after three decades at firm

York Press:

12:50pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

A YORK law firm is bidding farewell to a family solicitor who has served more than 33 years with the business.

Online opinions sought on bid for new village near Knaresborough

York Press: Paul Ellis, managing director of of The Skelwith Group

12:53pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

A YORK development company looking to build a new village on the outskirts of Knaresborough is continuing consultations into its 2,500 homes plan.

Wold Top Brewery team expands as business grows

York Press:

12:47pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

AN award-winning year has reached a head with the appointment of new staff members at a North Yorkshire Brewery.

Southdale in construction apprentice push

York Press: Southdale counstruction

1:01pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

CONSTRUCTION and development specialist Southdale is aiming to recruit 40 apprentices by the end of March.

New Premier Inn opens in Harrogate

York Press: Premier Inn

12:58pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

NATIONAL hotel chain Premier Inn has chosen Harrogate for the opening of its 688th hotel.

New rides help revenues reach bigger heights at Flamingo Land

York Press:

1:25pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

A RISE in turnover of almost 10 per cent at Flamingo Land has been attributed to the family run business's investment in new rides.

Uncertain future for Austin Reed group

York Press:

1:24pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

HIGH street fashion retailer Austin Reed Group has announced plans to close 31 stores through a company voluntary arrangement as it looks to secure the future of the business.

Former rugby player joins consultancy team

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1:20pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

A FORMER Rugby Union star has joined a new York-based company aimed at helping accelerate businesses performance through better use of technology.

Funding available for nuclear manufacturing

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1:19pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

MANUFACTURING businesses in North Yorkshire are being invited to bid for grants following a £1.5 million funding package to boost the nuclear sector.

Egg producer lays down investment in hen welfare

York Press: James Potter, left, and Adrian Potter together on the farm.

3:17pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

HEN welfare is at the heart of a £500,000 investment by a North Yorkshire egg producer as supermarket supply contracts lead to increasing demand.

Closing date nears for £50k technology event investment competition

York Press: Melanie Ellyard, chief operating officer at Aptamer Solutions, a previous winner of the Investment Competition.

3:16pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

START-UP entrepreneurs are being given the chance to win a £50,000 prize package and put their business in front of international and regional investors as preparations get under way for York's 12th Venturefest.

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York Press: Fay Treloar, director of Enterprise, Employability and Business Engagement

11:30am Tuesday 13th January 2015

Resolving to make a difference? Whether you love or loathe New Year’s resolutions, many of us are turning our minds to the things we want to achieve in business over the course of a new year.

Preparation the key to selling a business swiftly

York Press: Tony Farmer

11:28am Tuesday 13th January 2015

Can I realistically sell a business in six months? The simple answer is – yes, but ….

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11:21am Tuesday 13th January 2015

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York Press:

1:21pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

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