Exports programme amplified thanks to $1 million finance package

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1:14pm Friday 19th December 2014

A YORK-based electronic speaker manufacturer has secured a million dollar invoice finance facility to support an export agreement with a US wholesaler.

Overseas language trainers celebrate 40th anniversary

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1:13pm Friday 19th December 2014

A TRAINING business created to teach specialised English language courses to a corporate audience is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

Brazilian fuel production supported by York researchers

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12:06pm Thursday 18th December 2014

YORK'S contribution to international biofuel research has been formally recognised by laboratories in Brazil.

‘Outstanding’ candidates bag top apprentice accolade

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12:05pm Thursday 18th December 2014

TWO Hambleton apprentices have taken top spot in an awards scheme for young people.

UK sciences to get £6 billion boost

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12:03pm Thursday 18th December 2014

A £6 billion blueprint for boosting British science over the next five years has been unveiled by the Government.

Brewing giants nets football club deal

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12:02pm Thursday 18th December 2014

A GLOBAL brewing giant with an operation in Tadcaster has announced a new partnership with a Premier League football club.

Tapping in to students' thirst for business growth

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12:26pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

STUDENTS in York are playing a part in the growth of the city's newest brewing business following an allocation of funding from the Yorkshire Innovation Fund.

Accountants take top spot for work with charities

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12:24pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

A TEAM of York accountants are celebrating after their firm topped a national league for services offered to the charitable sector.

Father and son score hat-trick of awards

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12:21pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

A FATHER and son duo are celebrating a hat-trick of award wins to round off their first year in business.

Businesswoman shortlisted for entrepreneurial award

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12:14pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

A YORK businesswoman is in the running to be named Entrepreneur of the Year at a national awards.

New vouchers for business advice

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12:18pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

A NEW survey has revealed that leaders of small businesses in Yorkshire are just as likely to seek business advice from family and friends as they are from professionals.

Logging firm invests in new machinery

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12:17pm Wednesday 17th December 2014

A £350 investment in new computer operated machinery has been made by Ripon-based Latham Logging.

Agency wins role to create Christmas designs

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2:53pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A YORK agency has designs on a profitable Christmas after completing two festive contract wins.

Sign maker spots gap in the market for new subsidiary launch

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2:47pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A YORK sign maker and engraver has branched out into curtain making to complement its existing business.

Best year to date for staff development company

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2:42pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A YORK company specialising in staff development has enjoyed its most successful year to date with a three-fold increase in turnover off the back of a major project with the Government.

Fish and chip shop chain's £60,000 investment in York restaurant

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2:42pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A WELL known fish and chip shop chain has made a £60,000 investment in its York restaurant to meet an increasing demand.

Ice cream maker increases retail opportunities

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2:42pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A YORK ice cream manufacturer has secured a new distributor to supply its products throughout Yorkshire and the North East.

Networking event rewarded with high impact status

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2:42pm Tuesday 16th December 2014

A NETWORKING event hosted as part of York Business week has seen organisers rewarded for the third consecutive year.

Bishopthorpe Road's success to be used to inspire others

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9:24am Tuesday 16th December 2014

TRADERS behind an award winning street in York are to be held up as a national example of high street champions.

Scientists look to revolutionise farming through £1.4 million project

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9:15am Tuesday 16th December 2014

A REVOLUTION could be on the cards for the farming industry thanks to scientist in North Yorkshire who have secured £1.4 million funding to research new technologies.

Manufacturing orders rising

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9:08am Tuesday 16th December 2014

MANUFACTURING orders have grown at their fastest pace for four months, despite the impact of a stagnant eurozone on export demand.

Building firm Shouksmith & Sons secures contracts worth £4.4m

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12:29pm Monday 15th December 2014

A YORK firm of building service engineers is celebrating a raft of new contract wins valued at more than £4.4 million.

Business secretary Vince Cable on board with bus firm's green agenda

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12:26pm Monday 15th December 2014

BUSINESS secretary Vince Cable paid a visit to a North Yorkshire bus manufacturer to find out more about the firm's role in reducing emissions from public transport.

Exciting year for York promised at Chamber of Chamber lunch

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8:59am Monday 15th December 2014

MORE than 200 businessmen and women gathered in York on Friday for the York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce annual lunch.

200 solar panels installed at Thirsk Garden Centre

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12:23pm Monday 15th December 2014

A GROWING family business has turned to solar energy to power its expanding operations.

Top award goes to medical firm GBUK

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12:22pm Monday 15th December 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire firm specialising in the manufacturing and distribution of medical devices has won an outstanding-achievement award.

70 York jobs to be lost to Leeds - BT staff in tears as news breaks, says worker

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11:10am Friday 12th December 2014

SEVENTY York jobs will be lost to Leeds as part of a re-shuffle at BT.

York pickle maker wows judges on TV appearance

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9:22am Friday 12th December 2014

A PICKLE producer with a vigour for vegetables has appeared on television after reaching the finals of a Christmas tree decorating competition.

Corporate finance deals bouncing back

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8:56am Friday 12th December 2014

A SERIES of deals valued at more than £45 million have been completed by a York firm of accountants as its busiest post-recession year comes to a close.

Animal nutrition firm becomes part of global operation

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8:54am Friday 12th December 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire animal nutrition business has been acquired by global firm Devenish Nutrition.

Photographer captures spirit of small businesses

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8:54am Friday 12th December 2014

A FORMER RAF photographer is running a Christmas campaign to support small independent businesses in York.

Young surveyor scoops national award

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8:54am Friday 12th December 2014

A YORK surveyor has picked up a national award recognising the achievements on young professionals in the industry.

York wins bid to keep East Coast headquarters

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10:10am Thursday 11th December 2014

THE new operator of the East Coast Mainline has confirmed the headquarters for the operation will remain in York.

Small businesses supported in run up to Christmas

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8:47am Thursday 11th December 2014

MORE than 16,000 showed their support for local enterprise in York on Small Business Saturday as five of the city's entrepreneurs visited Downing Street.

Logistics company extends its reach

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8:45am Thursday 11th December 2014

A MALTON logistics company has expanded its operation as it grows its European service network to 14 countries.

East Coast franchise deal signed

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8:43am Thursday 11th December 2014

THE contract for the East Coast rail franchise has been signed by the Department for Transport as the deal is completed with Inter City Railways.

MPs sign up to support potash plans

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8:43am Thursday 11th December 2014

MPs in North Yorkshire have rallied together to show their support for plans to build a potash mine in one of the region's national parks.

Campaign to promote York as conferences choice

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8:02am Wednesday 10th December 2014

A NEW campaign is being launched to position York as the number once choice for conference destinations in 2015 and beyond.

Ellis wins Brazilian order

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8:02am Wednesday 10th December 2014

CABLE cleats manufactured in North Yorkshire have been specified for use in the construction of a new vessel in Brazil.

Teamwork overcomes Selby swing bridge work delays

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8:00am Wednesday 10th December 2014

STAFF at a North Yorkshire distribution centre are celebrating continued operations despite a rail blockade.

Furniture maker Treske praised for work

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8:00am Wednesday 10th December 2014

INDEPENDENT furniture and kitchen manufacturer Treske has been praised for its “magnificent” work at the Grade 2 listed St John’s Church in Hatfield in Hertfordshire.

Wetherspoon in row over the sale of lager in Ireland

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10:54am Wednesday 10th December 2014

JD Wetherspoon has squared up to Heineken in a £60 million dispute which has seen the pub chain ban the brewer's products from its more than 900 premises.

Trouble for Tesco over new shares downturn

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10:50am Wednesday 10th December 2014

THE troubles at supermarket giant Tesco deepened as the company warned it was heading for a bigger-than-expected slide in annual profits.

CPP sets aside extra £3 million towards compensation bill

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10:55am Monday 8th December 2014

YORK credit card insurer CPP has set aside an extra £3 million towards the cost of compensating customers who were mis-sold products.

Brothers invest in expansion drive for DG Dale car business

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11:59am Monday 8th December 2014

A YORK family-run car sales and service firm is investing £100,000 in new premises as it embarks upon is a new growth drive.

MP backs Small Business Saturday

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10:22am Monday 8th December 2014

YORK Outer MP Julian Sturdy was just one of many people banging the drum on behalf of small businesses at the weekend.

Couple mark 25 years’ service together at Pickering-based catering equipment supplier

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11:57am Monday 8th December 2014

STAFF at a Pickering-based catering equipment supplier are helping a husband and wife duo celebrate a quarter of a century with the business.

Boyes to open new store in Acomb

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11:26am Monday 8th December 2014

NORTH Yorkshire family retailer Boyes is expanding its York presence with the opening of a new store in Acomb.

Finance specialist hopes for third time lucky at awards

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11:28am Monday 8th December 2014

CLIFTON Moor-based Acorn Commercial Finance has again been shortlisted as finalists for the Business Moneyfacts Commercial Mortgage Broker of the Year awards.

New shoe store opens in York city centre

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11:30am Monday 8th December 2014

A FORMER city centre footwear store has been reoccupied by another shoe retailer.

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Legal advice: Are you chasing late payments?

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1:31pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Late payment legislation introducing measures to compel debtors to pay on time was implemented under The Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998.

Fitting tribute to women who blazed the wartime trail

York Press:

10:00am Tuesday 2nd December 2014

It’s been a busy and exciting month of awards and celebrations in the city, and now I imagine things will start getting even busier for many businesses as they hit the Christmas countdown.


Rachel Kay, owner and full-time manager of the team behind Green-tech

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1:21pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

RACHEL Kay co-founded landscape and forestry supplier Green-tech with her husband Richard 20 years ago.

Rob Whitehead, managing director of The Serious Sweet Company

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2:15pm Tuesday 4th November 2014

TO find yourself running a major company in your early twenties would sound like a daunting task to most, but for Rob Whitehead, this is where his journey in the food industry began.


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