CPP begins to see results following a year of significant challenges

York Press: CPP’s Holgate offices

2:56pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

YORK credit card insurer CPP has seen its underlying operating performance move out of the red following a year of "significant challenges".

Topping out ceremony marks another milestone for Hiscox’s £19m project

York Press:

2:24pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

IT has been two and a half years since Bermuda-incorporated insurance provider Hiscox announced it had selected York as the home for a new flagship UK office, bringing 500 jobs to the city.

From a one van operation, DAW Logistics has now moved into new site

York Press:

2:46pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

A LOGISTICS firm which started life as a one van operation in the 1980's has moved into a new warehouse as the venture expands into archive storage.

Successes in e-commerce celebrated at first dedicated conference

York Press:

2:37pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

YORK is to host its first ever dedicated e-commerce conference in a bid to unite online traders in the North of England.

Ellis is sewing the seeds of success with vintage lingerie business Effie Butterworth

York Press:

2:34pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

A DESIGNER has launcher her own venture after spotting a gap in the market for vintage style lingerie items inspired by the 1920s and 1930s.

Tent specialist PapaKåta pitches expansion plans after securing £240,000 grant

York Press:

2:31pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

YORK tent and teepee specialist PapaKåta is relocating its headquarters to larger premises alongside plans to open a base in the south as its nationwide customer base grows.

New director takes reins of regional surveyors institute

York Press:

2:27pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

A NEW regional director has been appointed for the North & Midlands arm of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors to oversee the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Latest Appointments

York Press:

2:49pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

YORK based purchasing company Beacon, which helps businesses in the hospitality, leisure and healthcare sectors grow their profitability, has announced the appointment of Tennant Hilditch as its new director of Sales as part of its continued investment in the growth of the company.

Wine bar reopens following six-figured refurb

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2:43pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

A WINE bar and restaurant in the centre of Harrogate has re-opened after an extensive six-figure refurbishment.

Isotoma gets technology knowledge

York Press:

2:42pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

THE man behind the launch of Ireland's first free online music streaming service is bringing his technology knowledge after being appointed as project director for software development and product design company Isotoma.

Solicitor accredited by medical negligence charity

York Press:

2:38pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

A SENIOR associate solicitor at a York firm has become an accredited member of the Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA) Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel.

Bus manufacturer Optare help create London's first all electric route

York Press: Optare logo

2:29pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

NORTH Yorkshire bus manufacturer Optare has helped to create London's first all electric route.

The Partners Group PR agency wins insurance contract

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2:44pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

YORK PR and communications agency The Partners Group has been appointed by an insurance broker to support its ambitious growth plans.

Egg supplier predicts a cracking Easter

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2:28pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire egg supplier is predicting a 12 per cent increase in sales over the Easter period through its contract with supermarket giant Asda.

Funding of £431m set to boost jobs in region

York Press:

12:37pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

A TOTAL of £431 million of European funding has been allocated to the region to support economic growth and job creation.

New partnership to promote store's social media presence

York Press:

12:35pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

ONE of York’s largest independent fine-china and crystal specialists has teamed up with a marketing and PR agency in the city for a new digital and social media programme.

Coastal farmshop and cafe venture expands into the wolds

York Press: Anthony Chappel-Ross’s photograph of the scene that inspired David Hockney's The Road To York Through Sledmere (1997)

12:33pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

AN EAST Yorkshire businessman is building on the success of his coastal farm shop and café by opening of a second site at a stately home in the Yorkshire Wolds.

Land owner sells off part of estate for affordable housing

York Press: Harrogate Borough Council

12:31pm Tuesday 31st March 2015

A HARROGATE landowner has completed the sale of a one-acre plot in Follifoot to an affordable housing developer.

New Home Bargains shop opens in York

York Press:

1:58pm Monday 30th March 2015

DISCOUNT retail chain Home Bargains has opened its second shop in York.

Changes to senior management team at Aviva as £5.6 billion takeover is poised for the green light

York Press:

12:07pm Monday 30th March 2015

THE man leading insurance giant Aviva's York-based business is leaving the company after more than 16 years.

Gyles Brandreth entertains guests at Chamber annual dinner

York Press:

12:06pm Monday 30th March 2015

HUNDREDS of businessmen and women descended upon the National Railway Museum for York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce's annual dinner.

Law firm's managing partner voted back in for another term

York Press:

12:05pm Monday 30th March 2015

Langleys Solicitors has announced that David Thompson has been unanimously re-elected as the firm’s managing partner.

Dentists takes testimonial award at national competition

York Press: Dr Andrea Ubhi and Dr Adam Glassford with the new CT scanner

12:03pm Monday 30th March 2015

A YORK-based dental surgeon at cosmetic dentistry practice Andrea Ubhi has won a national industry award.

PR firm branches out into franchise recruitment

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12:02pm Monday 30th March 2015

A NEW franchisee recruitment service has been launched by East Yorkshire public relations and marketing consultancy Verrill PR.

Chocolate manufacturer plays part in wheat research programme

York Press: Nestlé logo

11:57am Monday 30th March 2015

A PROJECT to improve the quality of grains and wheat is being undertaken by Nestlé's Product Technology Centre.

Tourism receives £10m boost

York Press: View from York Minster

8:51am Monday 30th March 2015

A NEW £10m fund to encourage international tourists to visit the North of England, has been announced by government.

Vangarde Shopping Park scoops customer service award

York Press:

1:09pm Saturday 28th March 2015

A RETAIL park has scooped one of the biggest customer service awards on the eve of its first anniversary.

Bishopthorpe Road trader honoured by Prime Minister for high street's revival

York Press:

12:30pm Friday 27th March 2015

A YORK retailer has received an award from the Prime Minister in recognition of his work to strengthen the fortunes of one of the city's high streets.

DotYork digital conference returns for a second year

York Press: DotYork

12:23pm Friday 27th March 2015

A CONFERENCE dedicated to York's digital industry is returning for a second year next month.

Businesses urged to do more online

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12:21pm Friday 27th March 2015

SMALL businesses in Yorkshire are being warned not to be left behind by missing out on opportunities online.

Superfast broadband grants scheme is extended

York Press: EPPING FOREST: Web users asked to give their views on superfast broadband

12:14pm Friday 27th March 2015

A VOUCHER scheme offering business grants of up to £3,000 to access high speed broadband has been extended.

More than 500 jobs to go as rescue funding for Kellingley Colliery is refused

York Press: RUNNING OUT: Campaigners claim Britain's coal reserves - including at Kellingley Colliery in North Yorkshire - will run out within five years

3:48pm Thursday 26th March 2015

THE final nail in the coffin has been dealt to Kellingley Colliery after the Government announced it will not provide funding to keep the coal pit open for a further three years.

Search begins for architect to design transformation of the Guildhall

York Press:

10:45am Thursday 26th March 2015

THE proposed £9.3 million redevelopment of York's historic Guildhall is moving forward as architects are invited to bid for the project.

Report reveals York has some of the healthiest high streets in the UK

York Press:

10:24am Thursday 26th March 2015

YORK has some of the healthiest high streets in the UK, according to a new report by the Royal Society for Public Health.

Economic development firm set target of creating 700 jobs

York Press: View from York Minster

12:28pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A NEW company which is being created to boost economic development in York is being tasked with creating 700 jobs, supporting 500 businesses and attracting 250 investment enquiries over a three year period.

The Fort is named UK's best hostel for a second year

York Press:

12:13pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A BOUTIQUE hostel in York's city centre has been voted the best hostel in the UK for a second consecutive year.

Earthmill powers on with wind turbine installations

York Press:

12:09pm Thursday 26th March 2015

THE planning team of a Yorkshire wind turbine specialist is celebrating after securing consent for three separate farm-scale installations worth more than £1 million in just one week.

Record year for tourism in York - Updated

York Press:

11:03am Wednesday 25th March 2015

A RECORD year for hotel occupancy has been reported in York as 2014 saw the city enjoy its best summer and a strong festive finish to the year.

First aid supplier sees revenues rise

York Press:

12:11pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A TADCASTER-based first aid training provider says it is on course to double its turnover this year.

Estate agent branches into property management

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12:06pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A YORK based estate agency group which has grown to be the sixth largest in the UK has added a property management firm to its portfolio.

Mentoring now on offer as part of business show

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12:03pm Thursday 26th March 2015

A MENTORING scheme will be on offer for the first time at Yorkshire Business Market this year.

Cheesemakers on a roll as diary exports hit record highs

York Press:

12:37pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

NORTH Yorkshire cheese producers are growing their presence overseas as figures reveal UK diary exports have hit a record high.

'No convincing case' for HS2 rail project

York Press: The Birmingham and Fazeley viaduct, part of the proposed route for the HS2 high speed rail scheme

9:38am Wednesday 25th March 2015

THE Government has yet to make a convincing case as to why the £50 billion HS2 high-speed rail project is necessary, a highly critical report by a House of Lords committee has said.

Accountants society counts 50 years with anniversary dinner

York Press:

12:38pm Wednesday 25th March 2015

FORMER athlete and broadcaster Steve Cram was guest of honour at the 50th anniversary dinner of the York Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Creating new homes in former water properties

York Press: Yorkshire Water

11:31am Wednesday 25th March 2015

A COMPANY set up to sell former Yorkshire Water properties is spearheading three new developments in North Yorkshire.

Research agency celebrates 25 years with new HQ move

York Press:

10:06am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A RESEARCH agency which has helped to shape Government, local authority and business policies has celebrated its 25th anniversary with a move to new offices in York.

York law firm appointed to insurer's national legal panel

York Press: David Thompson, managing partner at Langleys

10:03am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A YORK firm of solicitors has been appointed by national insurer NFU Mutual to its main legal panel for England and Wales.

Bolts falling from Cheesegrater building cost business nearly £1 million

York Press:

9:44am Tuesday 24th March 2015

TALKS are being held to establish who is liable for work to replace bolts on London’s second-tallest building which has so far cost a North Yorkshire firm nearly £1 million.

Top speakers at Optix event

York Press:

9:36am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A CONFERENCE originally founded by a York business to help customers understand its software has this year attracted more than 300 delegates and a line-up of high-profile speakers.

MP celebrates region's business successes

York Press: Selby and Ainsty MP Nigel Adams, who backs the Chance To Be Chancellor scheme

9:33am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A TRAINING and interpretation business set up with support from the Government’s Enterprise Allowance Scheme has been visited by Selby MP Nigel Adams.

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My View... with Suzanne Burnett

York Press:

2:19pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

I’VE been president for 14 months, and the Chamber team – especially Susie in York – have been endlessly supportive and responsive.

Why graduation needs to come with a guarantee

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

2:28pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

A decade ago, we welcomed a boom in graduate recruitment, with the number of vacancies for university leavers increasing annually by more than ten per cent.

Margaret Simpson, founding partner of Silk Family Law

York Press:

2:52pm Wednesday 1st April 2015

Family lawyer Margaret Simpson co-founded Silk Family law five years ago, and now looks after 25 staff spread across consulting rooms in York and London, and offices near Scotch Corner and Newcastle.

Steve Waud, director of Business Enterprise Fund

York Press:

12:04pm Tuesday 3rd March 2015

STEVE WAUD is the fund director for the Business Enterprise Fund (BEF). Based in Bradford,the organisation last year celebrated its tenth anniversary, and next month will mark the first anniversary of its office in York.

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