York fashion store to close next month

York Press:

7:48am Monday 27th April 2015

A CITY centre street is losing a second national high street name as Karen Millen leaves York.

Family firm opens second café in York

York Press:

12:23pm Monday 27th April 2015

A FAMILY-run business has opened a second café in York as it looks to expand to beyond the city walls within a year of setting up.

Gluten free donuts win award for Selby firm

York Press:

12:20pm Monday 27th April 2015

THE Selby company behind the UK’s first frozen gluten and wheat free donuts has picked up an award in the Free From Food Awards 2015.

Couple invest £2.5 million in new family attraction

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12:17pm Monday 27th April 2015

PLANS have been submitted for a new £2.5 million tourist attraction in East Yorkshire.

Sunday Times Rich List: Shepherd family worth £253m

York Press:

8:53am Monday 27th April 2015

YORK’S Shepherd family are now worth £253 million, according to the Sunday Times.

Food entrepreneurs take stake in farm machinery business Sumo

York Press:

9:43am Friday 24th April 2015

TWO entrepreneurs behind a coffee company and crisps business have ventured beyond the food and drink industry after taking a majority stake in a farming equipment manufacturer near York.

Costcutter reaches milestone in ‘strong position’

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9:36am Friday 24th April 2015

YORK-based supermarket group Costcutter has reported the expansion of its store portfolio beyond the 2,600 mark after starting the year with the addition of more than 40 stores.

Potash mine plans move forward

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9:34am Friday 24th April 2015

PLANS for the £1.5 billion York Potash project which seeks to create more than 1,000 jobs at a mine in the North York Moors have taken steps forward this week.

Benenden hopes to retain "Most Trusted" title

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9:31am Friday 24th April 2015

YORK mutual healthcare provider Benenden is looking to retain its title in an awards scheme celebrating the UK’s most-trusted financial services providers.

York Polish cafe and restaurant to double in size as demand soars

York Press:

8:00pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

A YORK city-centre cafe and bistro is expanding in a bid to double its capacity.

York dental practice wins national award

York Press:

9:23am Thursday 23rd April 2015

YORK cosmetic dentistry practice Andrea Ubhi has been named Team of the Year North at a national industry awards.

Award for rescued warehouse

York Press:

9:17am Thursday 23rd April 2015

A GRADE II listed building in York which was extensively damaged by floods 15 years ago has been named as one of the best workplaces in the north of England.

Rural property firm acquired by Savills UK

York Press:

9:12am Thursday 23rd April 2015

RURAL and residential property services provider Smiths Gore, founded in 1847 and specialising in the management of rural property for private clients, institutions and the public sector, has been acquired by Savills.

Expat couple take over city café

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9:11am Thursday 23rd April 2015

A RETURNING expat couple are reporting “thriving” trade after taking over a York café.

York businesses asked to invest in city centre's future

York Press:

1:19pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

MORE than 1,000 businesses in York city centre are being consulted over plans to raise almost £4.4 million over the next five years to improve the city's economic environment.

Fashion store opens second shop in Helmsley

York Press:

11:59am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

A BRITISH womenswear brand has opened its second standalone shop in Helmsley.

Developer looking for further opportunities after selling Roman House site for hotel expansion

York Press:

12:52pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

A YORK developer has abandoned plans to create 47 new apartments in the city after selling the proposed site to the owner of the city's only five star-hotel.

Four local businesses win royal seal of approval

York Press:

12:23pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

Achievements in international trade have been celebrated with four businesses in and around York being awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Business editor LAURA KNOWLSON takes at look at the local recipients in the 50th anniversary year of the awards.

Latest appointments...

York Press:

1:03pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

LINLEY & Simpson has strengthened its specialist land, new homes and development department with a new appointment.

Refuse collection worry for traders

York Press:

12:15pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

RETAILERS in York are calling for action to tackle problems with commercial waste in the city centre.

PureNet scoops European IT award

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1:12pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

A YORK based agency which provides e-commerce solutions for businesses has won a European IT award.

Visitor numbers soar at Lightwater Valley theme park

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1:17pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

NORTH Yorkshire visitor attraction Lightwater Valley has welcomed an 11 per cent increase in year-on-year visitor numbers over the Easter period.

Sophie Jewett selected as business champion

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12:44pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

THE managing director of a York-chocolate business has been selected as Yorkshire and the Humber’s first "BT Business Champion".

Cycling boom leads to apprenticeship creation

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12:39pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

A YORK cycling business is gearing up for the arrival of the Tour de Yorkshire by becoming the latest business to hire an apprentice.

Care service's recruitment drive

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12:36pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

A YORKHIRE care provider has announced plans to create up to 100 new jobs in the East Riding to deliver care at home services.

Vehicle order boosts business relations

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12:35pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

VEHICLE rental and leasing specialist Autohorn has strengthened its customer fleet with an order for more than 60 new Toyotas.

Fisherman represents industry on European scale

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12:34pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire man is set to cast his net on an international scale after being chosen as one of the faces to represent the European fishing industry on a brand new information portal, iFish, launching in Brussels this week.

Top 50 SMEs: Time to celebrate the best in the business

York Press:

1:02pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

YORK and North Yorkshire is home to almost 4,000 SMEs - today we celebrate the successes of the top performing 50 in the first dedicated breakdown of the region's businesses.

Top 50 SMEs: Our companies are in sound financial health

York Press:

12:50pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

I AM delighted to introduce our research for the first list of the Top 50 SMEs in North Yorkshire, produced in conjunction with The Press.

Top 50 SMEs: Why smaller firms are such a valuable asset to our community

York Press:

12:46pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

OVERALL, the Top 50 SMEs in North Yorkshire contribute turnover of £574 million to the North Yorkshire economy, generate pre-tax profits in excess of £54 million and employ more than 4,100 people.

Top 50 SMEs: Encouraging time for North Yorkshire businesses

York Press:

12:40pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

AT a time where confidence in the Northern Powerhouse is growing and our neighbours in South and West Yorkshire have successfully attained devolution deals, the business landscape looks encouraging for North Yorkshire.

Top 50 SMEs: Laying the foundations for a brighter future

York Press:

12:26pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

ALMOST half of the total profit posted by the Top 50 SMEs can be attributed to businesses in York, and with the number one spot taken by one of the city's companies, there's no doubting York's prominence in the table.

Top 50 SMEs: Skills provider tops Selby list

York Press:

12:20pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

A TRAINING provider tops the most profitable Selby SME list after targeting corporate clients and overseas contracts.

Top 50 SMEs: Ryedale-based Ellis has achieved world-wide success

York Press:

12:17pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

MANUFACTURING and farming combine to form Ryedale's representation on the Top 50 SMEs list.

Top 50 SMEs: Dalby makes waves thanks to offshore wind farms

York Press:

12:04pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

MAKING waves on the Yorkshire Coast is Dalby Offshore Services which is capitalising on the surge in offshore wind operations.

Top 50 SMEs: Harrogate crane firm’s profits keep rising

York Press:

11:59am Tuesday 21st April 2015

A CRANE hire business dating back more than 60 years in the industry is Harrogate's most profitable SME turning over £9 million.

Top 50 SMEs: Healthcare specialists just miss out on top ten

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12:36pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

THE Hambleton district just missed out on a top ten spot in the Top 50 SMEs with its most profitable business taking 11th place.

Top 50 SMEs: Motivated and talented staff so vital to productivity and success

York Press:

12:07pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

THE Top 50 shows a modest increase in combined employment of three per cent for the companies in this year’s survey, like for like against last year.

How to be included in the list of Top 50 SMEs

York Press:

12:32pm Tuesday 21st April 2015

To be included in The Press & BHP's Top 50 SME's companies must fulfil two of the following criteria:

Farmer’s Cart farm shop to close but adventure playground and cafe set for major expansion

York Press:

8:25am Monday 20th April 2015

ONE of York's best-known farm shops is to close - but an associated children's adventure farm and café is to undergo a major expansion.

Furniture makers win contract for chapel at world-famous US hospital

York Press:

1:01pm Monday 20th April 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire furniture designer and manufacturer has been commissioned to supply an altar and lectern to the Dallas hospital where American president John F Kennedy died.

Estate agents continues on growth plan

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12:46pm Monday 20th April 2015

A YORK based estate agency group has opened two new branches as part of its drive to create a network of 500 offices in five years time.

TV retail guru Mary Portas visits 'brilliant North Yorkshire coffee shop'

York Press:

9:19am Monday 20th April 2015

STAFF and customers at a North Yorkshire coffee shop had a surprise when one of the country’s leading retail gurus popped by on her way to a local book festival.

Weird Fish fashion brand to open new store in York

York Press:

12:51pm Monday 20th April 2015

A NEW store is opening in York as a clothing brand launches its first branch in the city in a former jewellery shop.

Region's Top 50 SMEs highlighted in first ever definitive list

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12:47pm Monday 20th April 2015

THE first ever definitive list of North Yorkshire's Top 50 SMEs is being published tomorrow.

Unhappy Stonegate traders join forces to clean up

York Press:

10:55am Saturday 18th April 2015

A GROUP of York traders have come together to clean up the street outside their shops.

York jobless figures lowest since 1992

York Press:

8:37am Saturday 18th April 2015

UNEMPLOYMENT in York has dropped dramatically over the past year, according to the last jobless figures to be published before the May elections.

Optimism leads to new Science Park start-ups

York Press:

12:03pm Friday 17th April 2015

A SENSE of business “optimism and opportunity” is being felt as York Science Park welcomes three new start-up ventures.

New boss takes reins temporarily at CPP

York Press:

12:02pm Friday 17th April 2015

YORK credit card insurer CPP has appointed an interim chief executive following the departure of Brent Escott in February.

Persimmon’s encouraging £2bn sales

York Press: Praise for team after £330m profits

12:00pm Friday 17th April 2015

YORK housebuilder Persimmon has reported an “encouraging” start to 2015 with forward sales totalling £2 billion.

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Business Advice: York’s buzzing with positivity

York Press:

12:07pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

As usual, it’s been a busy month of events in York and I’ve enjoyed being part of Venturefest, the annual Chamber of Commerce dinner and, the Hiscox topping out ceremony.

New law to protect tenants

York Press: CAMPAIGNING: Johanne Spittle of Lupton Fawcett Denison Till's York office

12:35pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

THE new Deregulation Act which received Royal Assent last month will, we are told, reduce the burden of legislation for businesses and individuals; one of its many provisions will impact upon residential landlords and tenants.


Andrew Whitney, commercial director of FlyMeNow

York Press:

1:07pm Wednesday 22nd April 2015

AUSTRALIAN-born Andrew Whitney has a variety of businesses in his portfolio.

Russel Turner, Managing Partner at Garbutt & Elliott

York Press:

2:47pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

Russell Turner joined Garbutt & Elliott (G&E) in 1999 having trained and qualified with Grant Thornton in Sheffield.


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