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Business

Business market showcases talent

York Press: Pavilions of Harrogate.

6:00am Tuesday 28th March 2017

A BUSINESS gathering in North Yorkshire is being billed as an ideal way to see the county’s entrepreneurial spirit in action.

Milestone for water company

York Press: MILESTONE: Harrogate Water managing director James Cain

6:00am Tuesday 28th March 2017

THE North Yorkshire company behind charity spring water brand Thirsty Planet has announced a major milestone after raising £2 million for clean water projects, helping some of the world’s poorest communities.

Lifesaving donation

York Press: HANDOVER: From left, Colin Skelton of Skelton Training, Sue Garland and Tim Garland, directors of Elvington Plant Hire.

1:08pm Monday 27th March 2017

A COMPANY has presented a defibrillator to a nursery in a village near York.

Homegrown firm expands

York Press: WWW.GILESROCHOLL.COM

4:00am Monday 27th March 2017

Awards hat-trick for North Yorkshire brewery

York Press:

4:00am Friday 24th March 2017

A BREWERY in North Yorkshire has won three medals at a major brewing event.

Hunters’ 25th birthday deal

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

4:00am Thursday 23rd March 2017

AN ESTATE agency has started its 25th year by expanding to more than 200 branches across the country.

Pop up cafe offering business advice

4:00am Thursday 23rd March 2017

A POP-up business cafe is being held next week at Malton and Norton Golf Club.

Ed takes on UK-wide role

York Press: From right, Jo Clarkson and Paul Dickinson, former owners of The Alternative Board UK franchise, with new owners Ed Reid and Mags Fuller

6:00am Wednesday 22nd March 2017

A YORK entrepreneur has taken over the UK franchise of a network which provides advice for business owners.

Selby event for business

York Press: Selby town centre pictured from the abbey tower Picture: Frank Dwyer

1:26pm Monday 20th March 2017

THE Selby Town Enterprise Partnership (STEP) is holding a special event to promote its work and help develop new links between local businesses.

City pub gets £225,000 refurb

York Press: Lydia Peters manager of the Cross Keys pub in Goodramgate which has just re-opened after a major refurbishment. Picture David Harrison.

6:00am Monday 20th March 2017

A LARGE city centre pub close to York Minster has had a £225,000 spruce up much to the delight of customers.

York beers go on sale at Asda

York Press: brew

4:56am Thursday 16th March 2017

Law firm on the case of literature festival

York Press:

4:00am Thursday 16th March 2017

A LITERATURE festival celebrating great writing will return to Harrogate for a seventh year in 2017 and has moved to a new autumn slot.

IoD appoints new ambassador

York Press:

4:00am Thursday 16th March 2017

THE Institute of Directors has appointed Andrew Palmer as an ambassador for the Harrogate district.

New building society business development role for Eloise Hall

York Press: Eloise Hall

6:00am Wednesday 15th March 2017

PRINCIPALITY Building Society’s intermediaries division has made a key appointment to its business development team in Yorkshire as part of its ambitious growth plans.

Success on the menu for young Grand chef, Luke

York Press: WINNING RECIPE: Luke Sanderson, third from left, at the awards competition

6:00am Wednesday 15th March 2017

LUKE Sanderson, chef de partie at Hudson’s, the three-AA rosette restaurant at The Grand Hotel & Spa, York, has made it to the final three in the Chaine Des Rotisseurs Young Chefs Competition 2017.

All steamed up for York communications dinner at railway museum

York Press: ALL STEAMED UP: IoIC central regional director Rich Baker, left, seated, and north region director Andy Holt on the footplate of the world-famous, land speed-breaking Mallard locomotive at the National Railway Museum in York    Picture: Alan Barton

6:00am Wednesday 15th March 2017

ABOUT 250 of the brightest and best internal communicators are steaming in to York’s National Railway Museum tomorrow.

£925,000 for holiday cottages

York Press: Sands Farm Cottages

6:00am Wednesday 15th March 2017

AN ESTABLISHED holiday cottage business close to the North York Moors and the east coast has been put on the market with a guide price of more than £900,000.

Businesses can catch ‘bouquet’

York Press: TASTY TREATS: One of the St Leonard's Hospice Easter chocolate bouquets Picture: Duncan Lomax

6:00am Wednesday 15th March 2017

YORK’S St Leonard’s Hospice has appealed for help to make the run-up to Easter a sweet success.

Firms win big in council challenge

York Press: Jason Carter won himself an iPad Mini after logging the most journeys throughout the month.

6:00am Tuesday 14th March 2017

WORKERS from firms across York ditched their cars to take part in City of York Council’s i-Travel York winter challenge, clocking up more than10,000 miles.

Holiday site booms despite Brexit

York Press:

4:10am Monday 13th March 2017

AN UPMARKET holiday park in the North York Moors National Park, launched 12 months ago year, has enjoyed a strong year despite the Brexit vote.

IT apprenticeship at York Minster

York Press:

4:10am Monday 13th March 2017

A NEW Information Technology (IT) apprenticeship will be added to York Minster’s apprenticeship programme, starting this summer.

Firm invests £1.3m in park

York Press: Yorkshire Dales

10:15pm Saturday 11th March 2017

Apprenticeship scheme vow

York Press: TRIO: North Yorkshire County Council apprentices in business support administration: (left to right) Damian Place with Claire Bramley and Dan Druce who have gone on to secure full-time posts

6:00am Friday 10th March 2017

A THRIVING apprenticeship programme is celebrating a decade of success by vowing to build on its reputation as one of the UK’s foremost apprenticeship employers.

New shop creates 13 jobs for York

York Press:

4:00am Thursday 9th March 2017

A NEW hardware shop in York is opening, with the creation of 13 jobs.

BUDGET: opportunities missed, say York business leaders

York Press:

5:29pm Wednesday 8th March 2017

THE Chancellor missed an opportunity to help businesses worried about rising rates, firms in Yorkshire have said.

Ex-pub boss opens new beer & coffee venue

York Press:

5:46pm Tuesday 7th March 2017

BEER boffins and coffee connoisseurs have a new venue to try in North Yorkshire.

Nestlé to cut sugar in its chocolate bars by 10%

York Press:

8:27am Wednesday 8th March 2017

CHOCOLATE giant Nestlé is to reduce the sugar content in some of its most famous bars by ten per cent.

York music firm's overseas sales double to £23.1m

York Press: Andrew Wass, chief executive of Gear4Music.

9:00am Wednesday 8th March 2017

SUCCESS on the continent is being reported by a York headquartered international music retailer after overseas sales grew by 124 per cent.

Karen chairs global PR network from York-based agency

York Press: Partners Group director Karen Tinkler

2:21pm Wednesday 8th March 2017

A YORK PR and communications director has been appointed to chair a global network for her industry.

Stately homes sold to States

York Press: Toby Cockcroft

11:00am Wednesday 8th March 2017

“A SURGE of interest” in North Yorkshire’s country estates and stately homes is being reported as US buyers seek to capitalise on the weak pound and get a slice of the “Lord Grantham” lifestyle.

Joiners aim for £million sales

York Press: From left, Richard Penny (Oak by Design), Gary Whitaker (Lloyds Bank)

8:00am Wednesday 8th March 2017

A £50,000 FINANCE package has seen a York oak manufacturer expand its premises as it looks to hit the million pound revenue mark.

Final phase dawns in build of £1.4b plant

York Press: Work in progress at Allerton Waste Recovery Park

6:09am Wednesday 8th March 2017

THE final phase of construction is underway at North Yorkshire’s new £1.4 billion waste incinerator.

Firm gives York charity a £13,000 boost

York Press: PRESENTATION: John Haigh with Gemma Littlewood, Hannah Morgan, Claire Carress and Ellen Sayle from Hiscox                   Picture: David Harrison

6:00am Wednesday 8th March 2017

A MAJOR York firm has raised more than £13,000 for a local charity.

Rural grant scheme

York Press: The North York Moors, Coast and Hills LEADER Programme has been launched with applications for funding invited from local businesses, individuals, communities and organisations

6:00am Wednesday 8th March 2017

GRANTS from £5,000 upwards are on offer for people, businesses, communities and organisations in parts of North Yorkshire, which will boost rural services, culture and heritage projects.

Apprenticeship visit

York Press: Julian Sturdy.

6:00am Tuesday 7th March 2017

A YORK MP has celebrated National Apprenticeship Week by visiting young workers in his constituency.

York print business put up for sale

York Press: Zik Zak, in Fossgate, has been put up for sale by its owners

6:00am Tuesday 7th March 2017

A POPULAR printing shop has been put up for sale for £25,000.

Firm takes shelter bid

York Press: CONSTRUCTION: Councillor Joe Plant (left) and Lee from Rose Engineering with the new Edwardian shelters being built for Whitby

6:00am Tuesday 7th March 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire firm is building two new Edwardian style shelters for Whitby’s West Cliff, after the original Grade II shelters were destroyed in storms.

Bridalwear birthday party

York Press: BIRTHDAY: Zoe Cornwell, owner of Treasured Brides, with some of her gowns

5:00am Tuesday 7th March 2017

A BRIDAL boutique shop will celebrate its first birthday with a party to raise money for a charity supporting premature babies.

Apprentices flood jobs event

York Press: YOU'RE HIRED: Melody Hardcastle event organiser and former apprentice with City of York Council Picture: Frank Dwyer

6:00am Monday 6th March 2017

HUNDREDS of youngsters and parents attended York’s big apprenticeship recruitment event at the council’s West Offices headquarters.

York game earns national praise

York Press: The team from Can You Escape, opening in York

5:00am Saturday 4th March 2017

AN ESCAPE game based in the centre of York has been officially been named as one the UK’s top fifteen such games by Holiday Lettings and TripAdvisor, thanks to glowing reviews and industry research.

Telecoms jobs recruitment

York Press: Tom Keeney, BTâs regional director for Yorkshire and the Humber.

6:00am Friday 3rd March 2017

BT is launching a major apprenticeship and graduate recruitment drive, with York to be the base for some of the new jobs.

Big brewery buys famous York hotel

York Press:

5:10pm Thursday 2nd March 2017

A MAJOR hotel has changed hands in York city centre.

£3m development will create new jobs for Pocklington

York Press: Computer generated image of the industrial units

6:00am Thursday 2nd March 2017

A £3MILLION commercial development in an East Yorkshire town has begun, and is expected to create dozens of jobs for the area.

Milkshake parlour bid

York Press: 29 Commercial Street, Norton, which has applied for planning permission for a smoothie bar. Picture David Harrison..

4:25am Thursday 2nd March 2017

PLANS have been revealed for a new milkshake bar in Ryedale.

Plans submitted for new £25m city hotel

York Press:

6:04am Wednesday 1st March 2017

YORK developer Northminster has submitted its final plans for a new £25 million hotel and apartment scheme in York city centre.

Selby firm secures deal with £30m casino

York Press: Pictured from left are in Victoria Gate Casino, The Headrow, Leeds, are Victoria Gate Casino head of food and beverage, John Davies  and Upton Group sales director, Darren Carter.

8:00am Wednesday 1st March 2017

NORTH Yorkshire vending machine and refreshment specialist Upton Group has secured its first ever contract to supply its entire product range after signing the UK’s third biggest casino as its latest customer.

50-year-old farm shop in new hands

York Press: Emma and Ben Mosey

12:00pm Wednesday 1st March 2017

HUSBAND and wife team Ben and Emma Mosey have purchased a farm shop and egg production business in North Yorkshire.

New image to celebrate 30th

York Press: Pictured at ISF Materials Handling & Process Solutions are from the left Anthony Lawson, Derrick Harris, Tim Allison, David Hukins, Steve Cruwys, Simon Manock and managing Director Iain Scott. Picture David Harrison.

9:00am Wednesday 1st March 2017

THREE decades in business are being celebrated by a York engineering firm which has grown its turnover to £2 million with a team of more than 20 staff.

Barratt’s breakfast

York Press: Barratt staff and subcontractors at the breakfast meeting in York

6:00am Tuesday 28th February 2017

PAINTERS, electricians and plumbers headed to Barratt Yorkshire East’s Monks Cross headquarters for a breakfast meeting with the company.

Persimmon announces £782.8m profits

York Press:

4:00am Tuesday 28th February 2017

THE latest financial results from a North Yorkshire-based homebuilder show they “continued to perform strongly”, with revenue up by eight per cent.

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Changes to the Flat Rate Scheme for ‘Limited Cost Traders’

York Press: Alastair Byrne.

9:00am Wednesday 8th March 2017

A new category for the flat rate scheme will apply to limited cost traders from 1 April 2017.

What defines self employed?

York Press: Denison Till, York.

8:00am Wednesday 1st March 2017

The Court of Appeal recently grappled with the tricky question of whether a plumber really was self-employed.


Insuring expansion

York Press: David Fryer, managing director JMG Townends

12:02pm Wednesday 1st March 2017

AS MANAGING director of JMG Townends insurance brokers, David Fryer is leading a mission to focus on local business growth after the joint venture between Townends Chartered Accountants and insurance broker JM Glendinning, relocated to York in 2015 from headquarters in Guiseley.

Boss unlocks terror

York Press: Stuart Jarman, General Manager – The York Dungeon

3:47pm Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Stuart Jarman, general manager – The York Dungeon