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Architects host Chinese visit

York Press:

6:00am Monday 20th August 2018

A FIRM of York architects has hosted an official Chinese trade delegation following success in the Far East.

One week left to enter

York Press:

8:30am Friday 17th August 2018

JUST one week remains for businesses across North Yorkshire to get their entries in for this year’s Press Business Awards.

New grant to boost apprentice recruitment

York Press:

12:06pm Thursday 16th August 2018

BUSINESSES in York have been invited to apply for £2,000 in grant funding to support apprentice recruitment.

Top award for farmers

York Press:

9:00am Thursday 16th August 2018

AN East Yorkshire chicken business has seen two of its staff join an exclusive club that places them in the top one per cent of the UK poultry industry.

Agency logs in for next decade

York Press:

6:00am Thursday 16th August 2018

A YORK web company founded as the UK economy balanced on the brink of recession is celebrating ten years in business.

Latest appointments

York Press:

10:00am Wednesday 15th August 2018

HANDESLBANKEN York has appointed a new corporate banking manager in response to increasing demand for its local relationship banking services.

North Yorkshire branch among Homebase stores facing closure

York Press:

9:00am Wednesday 15th August 2018

DIY chain Homebase has announced the closure of 42 stores with one North Yorkshire branch facing the axe.

Drax plans to put the fizz in beer

York Press:

8:00am Wednesday 15th August 2018

WASTE gas produced at Drax power station could be used to keep the fizz in Britain’s beer industry.

Vet firm’s acquisition expands equine arm

York Press: AWARDS: Moses Brennan from Rainbow Equine Hospital

6:00am Wednesday 15th August 2018

A YORK veterinary group has announced its second round of acquisitions in less than a month as it grows its equine division.

New restaurant on the block in York

York Press:

1:27pm Monday 13th August 2018

A YORK restaurateur has opened a new bistro above a bar in the city centre.

From the brink to the best yet

York Press:

9:00am Monday 13th August 2018

A YORK design agency has welcomed the milestone of having taken on its 20th member of staff, just two years after the company almost folded.

Small businesses invited to awards

York Press:

10:00am Friday 10th August 2018

SMALL businesses are being invited to shout about their success in the latest awards hosted by the Federation of Small Businesses.

Firm’s top growth

York Press:

9:00am Friday 10th August 2018

A NEW survey has revealed that York-based Autohorn Fleet Services is the fastest growing business in Yorkshire.

Investor funds buys vet group

York Press: Minster Vets

6:01am Friday 10th August 2018

A YORK headquartered veterinary group which has grown revenues to £250 million in just three years has been acquired by an international investment firm.

Solicitors' firm in running for award

York Press:

2:39pm Thursday 9th August 2018

A YORK solicitors’ firm has been shortlisted for a prestigious legal award.

Help to trade in the UAE

York Press:

12:10pm Thursday 9th August 2018

A NEW business partnership, which will provide better UK support for companies wishing to trade in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Middle East, has been announced by overseas trade specialist Chamber International.

CPP pushes on with UK plans

York Press:

9:02am Thursday 9th August 2018

CPP Group is pushing on with the growth of its York-based UK operations with two senior hires to bring in new business.

Awards for hospitality

York Press:

6:00am Thursday 9th August 2018

THE deadline is approaching for a new awards scheme set up to celebrate York’s hospitality industry.

Martyn wins fifth award for site pride

York Press:

1:34pm Wednesday 8th August 2018

A YORK building site has been named among the best run in Britain as its site manager wins anational award.

Anniversary year for Detectamet

York Press:

10:00am Wednesday 8th August 2018

FROM its “under the stairs” start a Pocklington manufacturer is celebrating 15 years in business.

Spark’s waste fully recycled

York Press:

10:00am Wednesday 8th August 2018

A SOCIALLY responsible York business has achieved zero to landfill status only two months after opening.

New boss takes reins at pet product firm

York Press:

6:00am Wednesday 8th August 2018

A YORK business specialising in supplying veterinary products has announced its chief executive is to step down as it reveals a “strong start” to the year.

York florist hosting charity event

York Press:

11:10am Monday 6th August 2018

A FLORIST from York who has created a display for The Queen, will host an event in support of charity this weekend.

Floral feel for collaboration

York Press: Abbie Neilson of Cooper King and James Banks of The Black Swan

6:00am Monday 6th August 2018

TWO North Yorkshire businesses in the food and drink industry are teaming up for a new collaboration.

Last call for entries to Press Business Awards

York Press: Press Business Awards 2018

8:00am Friday 3rd August 2018

BUSINESSES across North Yorkshire are being given an extended opportunity to be part of this year's Press Business Awards.

Spotlight on North Yorkshire’s economy

York Press: At the Delivering Growth in North Yorkshire conference are (from left, back): County Councillor Andrew Lee; Martin McTague, Policy Director of the Federation of Small Businesses; Martin Kelly, Strategic Business Development Director of Severfield PLC; Dav

9:00am Thursday 2nd August 2018

SENIOR business and council leaders have been brought in from across North Yorkshire to discuss the opportunities and challenges around creating economic growth in the county.

New owner takes over at Blenkin & Co

York Press: Edward Hartshorne

8:00am Thursday 2nd August 2018

A YORK estate agents has undergone a management buyout as Edward Harshorne acquires Blenkin & Co after ten years with the firm.

Drax invests in plant efficiency

York Press: The turbines at Drax

6:00am Thursday 2nd August 2018

NORTH Yorkshire power station Drax has signed a £40 million contract to upgrade its turbines in a bid to make power production more cost effective.

Company’s 2nd store investment

York Press: Opening of the new Flooring Superstore at Monks Cross Shopping Park in Huntington near York with retail operations manager Chris Barber (left) and superstore manager Mark Clayton.  Photograph: Stuart Boulton.

9:00am Wednesday 1st August 2018

AN ONLINE flooring retailer now investing in “bricks and mortar” stores has opened its latest branch in York.

New bar made from York bricks

York Press: The exterior of the new House of the Trembling Madness in Lendal

8:00am Wednesday 1st August 2018

AN independent brick maker which supplies construction projects across the UK is enjoying seeing its work closer to home after playing a pivotal part in restoring a York city centre townhouse.

Buyer sweeps in for family plant hire firm

York Press: Go Plant has aquired York-based Smallwoods

6:00am Wednesday 1st August 2018

A FAMILY run York road sweeping business has been acquired by a national operator looking to grow its presence in North and East Yorkshire.

Bricks donated for competition

York Press: Bricklaying students take part in the SkillBuild 2018 Regional Heat at York College, using Forterra’s London Bricks.

6:00am Tuesday 31st July 2018

THOUSANDS of brick have been donated by a national firm to York College to help find the best trainee bricklayer in the UK.

Top cheese title

York Press: Katie Matten, Director, Shepherds Purse Cheeses at the Great Yorkshire Show being presented with the Best Blue Cheese in Show award by Nick Reader from Tom Walker & Son.

9:00am Monday 30th July 2018

A SOFT blue cheese crafted at the family-run Shepherds Purse dairy in North Yorkshire has been named Best English Cheese at the largest cheese show in the world.

Saturday boy is back as boss

York Press: From Left to right, Malcolm and Sandra Ward, Rob Preene who works in the butchers shop and Kirsty and Andrew Lee.

6:00am Monday 30th July 2018

A BUTCHER’S shop that has been in the same family for three generations has been acquired by one of its employees.

Medal for diversification on Estate

York Press: MEDAL: Shown Dawnay Estates Bledisloe medal award at the North Yorkshire Water Park, Wykeham Lakes near Scarborough. Picture: DARREN CASEY/DCIMAGING

10:00am Friday 27th July 2018

NORTH Yorkshire’s Dawnay Estates has won a national award recognising its achievements for successful land management and development of the Estates.

Estate’s sweet deal

York Press: Pictured, from left, ) at the start of work on Ash Way III are Bon Bon’s founder and general manager, Mark Rowntree; LHL Group director, Richard Hampshire; Rockspring Hanover Property Unit Trust director, Shaun Hose; Lindum Group contracts manager, Adri

9:00am Friday 27th July 2018

CONSTRUCTION work has started to create four new industrial units as part of the latest expansion at Thorp Arch Estate.

Investment win for caviar firm

York Press: KC Caviar director John Addy,right, with German investor Pedram Dehdari

6:00am Friday 27th July 2018

A NORTH Yorkshire farm which is home to the only ethical caviar producer in the world has welcomed a visit from a German investor.

Board’s new members

York Press: Pictured L-R: Front row – New Board Directors Neil Jefferies, Nigel Skelton and James Catterick.Back row – Vice Chair Tracey Smith, Board Director Elliot Rich, Chair Anne Taylor and Board Director Michelle Mook.

9:00am Thursday 26th July 2018

YORK Professionals has welcomed three new board directors representing the city’s finance and business support sectors.

Vet firm’s deal for farm group

York Press: Jo Malone, chief executive of VetPartners

6:00am Thursday 26th July 2018

A YORK headquartered veterinary group has grown its portfolio to almost 300 sites across the UK with the acquisition of a livestock specialist.

Strong start for Hunters

York Press: Glynis Frew, chief executive officer, Hunters Property PLC.

5:38pm Wednesday 25th July 2018

HUNTERS estate agents has reported a “promising start to the year” as the York-based firm grows its branch network.

G+E expanding its tax team

York Press: Steve Holmes, Garbutt + Elliott

5:20pm Wednesday 25th July 2018

York based accountancy firm Garbutt + Elliott has appointed a new Business Tax Director to their team.

Pavers belief in future of York high street

York Press: Stuart Paver  with and Councillor Ian Gillies at  opening of the new Pavers York store on Coppergate Picture Frank Dwyer.

6:00am Wednesday 25th July 2018

YORK headquartered shoe retailer Pavers has opened a new flagship store in the city after more than 30 years as the firm’s managing director outlines his belief in the high street.

Mystery buyer found for Toys R Us store

York Press: Toys R Us at Clifton Moor. Picture David Harrison.

2:57pm Tuesday 24th July 2018

YORK'S vacant Toys R Us store could be re-opening its doors as the building is sold as part of a £30.5 million deal.

Unsung heroes scoop York Cares awards

York Press: AWARDS: The York Cares Golden Moments winners with Elly Fiorentini (BBC Radio York), compere Stuart Page (York St John) and Joe Micheli (City of York Council) who presented the awards

4:31pm Monday 23rd July 2018

UNSUNG heroes from some of York’s biggest employers who play their part in the city’s voluntary sector have been honoured.

Helmsley hotels nominated for award

York Press: Feversham Arms, Helmsley

11:49am Friday 20th July 2018

TWO sister hotels in Helmsley have welcomed getting shortlisted in the finals of a major Yorkshire award.

Hiscox insurers raise £16,000 for Samaritans charity

York Press: FUNDING: From left workers from Samaritans and Hiscox Anita Moore, Claire Carress, Dan Atkinson, Phil Thorn, Emma Cowgill, Hannah Morgan, Dawn Paterson, Angela Jones Picture: Mike Leigh Cooper / Ebor360 Photography

12:47pm Thursday 19th July 2018

A CHARITY in York has been given thousands of pounds thanks to the fundraising efforts of local workers.

Award for family firm

York Press: Glen Renton, director of Glencor Golf, with the Family Business Award

9:00am Thursday 19th July 2018

A YORK business specialising in golf holidays has won a regional title in a national awards scheme celebrating family firms.

Paragon opens Dubai project

York Press: Dig It Dubai created by Elvington-based Paragon Creative

6:00am Thursday 19th July 2018

A YORK company that designs, manufactures and fits out visitor attractions has announced the opening of its latest project in Dubai.

Network is launched for family firms

York Press: Left to right at the Yorkshire Family Business Network launch, Gareth Marshall, Camilla Carlbom Flinn, Carole Howorth, Sue Howorth, Ged Lees and Dave Clarkson.

11:00am Wednesday 18th July 2018

A NEW peer to peer learning network has been launched to support family businesses across the Yorkshire region.

New head appointed at Visit York

York Press: Paul Whiting

10:00am Wednesday 18th July 2018

AN AWARD-WINNING marketing manager will take over as the new head of Visit York next month.

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Capital gains tax planning

York Press:

9:00am Wednesday 15th August 2018

Whether you’re a buy-to-let landlord, a shareholder, an art dealer or you fall somewhere in between, the chances are you will be familiar with paying capital gains tax (CGT).

Avoid driving to distraction

York Press:

9:00am Wednesday 8th August 2018

75% of all collisions occur at speeds of less than 20 miles per hour, in city traffic, with


Man of mystery

York Press: Edgar Andrews, Managing Director of Stamford Bridge based Consultancy Team

9:00am Wednesday 11th October 2017

IF you are looking for a local businessman with a history to match that of an International Man of Mystery - Edgar Andrews, managing director of Stamford Bridge based Consultancy Team, is your man.

Delivering Dine

York Press: Matt Jones managing director of Dine

3:09pm Wednesday 20th September 2017

MATT Jones, managing director of Dine which manages corporate hospitality, wedding celebrations and private parties at Howsham Hall, just outside York, is no stranger to hard work.