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An AGM to forget as Persimmon apologises and shareholders rebel

York Press: Nigel Mills, interim chairman at Persimmon

5:23pm Wednesday 25th April 2018

THE chairman of York-headquartered housebuilding giant Persimmon has apologised "unreservedly" over the company's handling of executive pay as shareholders rebel against its remuneration report.

“Excellent” year for holiday park

York Press: Wayside Lakes

1:00pm Wednesday 25th April 2018

“AN excellent” year has been enjoyed by the owners of a £500,000 holiday park in the North York Moors National Park.

400% output rise lands deal

York Press: Managing director Simon Norris (front) with his Contract Production team.

10:00am Wednesday 25th April 2018

A PICKERING manufacturer has won its largest ever customer order, only weeks after investing in new technology that made the deal possible.

Four accountants promoted to director roles at Ryedale practice

York Press: Back row: Tim Jones (L) and Graeme Hay (R), current directors of Ashby Berry Coulsons. Middle row: New appointees Tim Boorer (L), Anne Mead (middle) and Anna Wiffen (R), and front row: Aimee Hickey.

9:00am Wednesday 25th April 2018

AN accountancy firm working across Ryedale and the Yorkshire Coast has appointed four new directors.

Delivering cable solutions around the world

York Press: Ellis Cleats at Rillington. Pictured is Steve Spavey. Picture David Harrison..

8:00am Wednesday 25th April 2018

CABLE support mechanisms designed and manufactured in Rillington have been installed by the US Army on a dam in South Dakota and an £800 million UK rail upgrade project.

Hotel purchase latest in theme park growth

York Press: Loch Lomond could be set to welcome a £30m Flamingo Land leisure resort.

6:00am Wednesday 25th April 2018

THE pace of growth at Flamingo Land is quickening to new speeds as the North Yorkshire theme park and zoo continues to expand its horizons.

Royal glory for city businesses

York Press: The Group Company team

6:00am Monday 23rd April 2018

A YORK travel wholesaler and a Heworth health and social care landlord are among the recipients of this year’s Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.

Regional award for Malton car dealer

York Press: Duncan Chapman, retailer principal at Ray Chapman Motors

8:00am Saturday 21st April 2018

A MALTON-based car retailer has scooped a Volvo Regional Retailer of the Year award for the fourth time in six years.

Inn sold for £1.25m

York Press: The Crown Inn, in Roecliffe

9:00am Friday 20th April 2018

A FIVE star North Yorkshire Coaching inn is under new ownership after being sold from a price tag of £1.25 million.

Optare’s £21m record order

York Press: The Optare Bus with Acting British High Commissioner, Helen Smith, Tua, Tranzit Driver and Graham Belgum, Optare President

6:00am Friday 20th April 2018

BUS manufacturer Optare has completed its largest ever Australasian export order as a New Zealand transport operator takes delivery of its first batch of 114 Yorkshire-made vehicles.

Electrical firm’s management buyout

York Press: Christian Hunt of Langleys

8:00am Thursday 19th April 2018

YORK law firm Langleys Solicitors has advised on the management buyout of a Scarborough-based electrical supplier.

New CEO steps in at RedBlack

York Press: One of RedBlack Software’s new CEO Sandy Scott’ first duties (pictured, right, with clipboard) was being a judge earlier this month for the Scottish Baker of the Year 2018 competition.

6:00am Thursday 19th April 2018

A YORK software company that specialises in management systems for the bakery industry has appointed a new chief executive as it launches its first cloud-based product.

New look for region’s airport unveiled at brand launch

York Press: The brand launch event at LBA

3:00pm Wednesday 18th April 2018

YORK’S closest regional airport has official unveiled its new updated brand.

Bank launches new branch in York

York Press: Handelsbanken's York branch manager Chris Ibbotson, left, with from right Mark Johnson, Marie Johnstone and Suzanne Minifie at the launch of the new office. Picture by Laura Knowlson

1:00pm Wednesday 18th April 2018

PROFESSIONALS and business leaders from across York celebrated the official opening of Handelsbanken’s new office in the city.

Latest appointments

York Press: New partner at Lupton Fawcett Nicki Mitchell with head of department Chris Burns

12:00pm Wednesday 18th April 2018

FAMILY lawyer Nicki Mitchell has been promoted to partner at Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett.

Start-up help for graduates

York Press: Andrew Digwood.

10:00am Wednesday 18th April 2018

A NEW programme aimed at supporting York graduates to set up their own business has got of the ground with assistance from one of the city’s law firms.

Drinks maker ready for Asia

York Press: Pictured from left are Chamber International China specialist, Matthew Grandage, and Sweet Revolution founder, Jane Nicholls, a naturopathic nutritionist.

9:00am Wednesday 18th April 2018

A RANGE of organic dairy-free drinks from a Yorkshire family business are set to cause a major stir in China.

Powerful growth forecasted

York Press: From left, ): Chris Blackburn, senior manager, Garbutt + Elliott; Bart Ratus, general manager, Power Body Nutrition; Arthur Magnuszewski, finance manager, at Power Body Nutrition; Jeremy Oliver, partner, Garbutt + Elliott

8:00am Wednesday 18th April 2018

GROWTH of more than 50 per cent is being projected by a York-based distributor of body building and health supplements as it looks to expand its export operations.

National award win for team’s conquest

York Press: From left, David Scott, Nathan Waddell, Chris Padget, Peter Livesey and Paul Whiting are joined by the Vikings of JORVIK to celebrate their triumph at the National CIM

6:00am Wednesday 18th April 2018

NATIONAL recognition has followed regional acclaim for the York marketing team tasked with telling the turnaround story of one of York’s flood-hit attractions.

York build firm branches into Leeds

York Press: Ann Scott from S Harrison and Ian Robertson from the University of Leeds

5:42pm Tuesday 17th April 2018

YORK developer S Harrison has signed its first partnership agreement with the University of Leeds.

Double hire of new partners

York Press: From left Rosemary Anderson, James Catterick and Terry Doyle

6:00am Monday 16th April 2018

A YORK firm of accountants has welcomed two new partners to its team as it expands in response to an upturn in the region’s economy.

Robust results for Hunters

York Press: The Hunters board, back row from left Dean Fielding and Martin Robinson, and front from left Harry Hill, Glynis Frew, Kevin Hollinrake and Ed Jones.

6:00am Friday 13th April 2018

YORK headquartered estate agency network Hunters has hailed its latest results as “robust” amid a “subdued market” as income closes in on £4 million.

Chicken supply deal

York Press: Jeremy Hibbert Garibaldi from COLLECTIVfood

3:30pm Wednesday 11th April 2018

A LONDON-based start up that is aiming to change traditional foodservice supply chains has turned to an East Yorkshire poultry business for its chicken.

Brick maker’s London order

York Press: London Bridge Station

6:00am Thursday 12th April 2018

A YORK manufacturer has supplied 200,000 bricks to two flagship developments at London Bridge in contracts worth a quarter of a million pounds to the firm.

Tapping in to exports sees record sales for water brand

York Press: CEO and directors Harrogate Water

11:00am Wednesday 11th April 2018

NORTH Yorkshire drinks brand Harrogate Water has announced record sales as revenues grew four times higher than national market growth for the industry.

Debut apprentice awards

York Press: Askham Bryan Collegeâs Apprenticeship Awards â the Small Employer of the Year  Award has gone to a Huntington based company, Aspects Horticulture Services,  York with Richard Webster and his apprentice Jack Arthur-Bagshaw       Picture Frank Dwyer.

9:00am Wednesday 11th April 2018

THE value of apprenticeships to both employers and students was in the spotlight last night as Askham Bryan College staged its first ever Apprenticeship Awards.

Recruitment drive following office move

York Press: From left, Wesley Coultas, Dominic Martin, Wendy Eastwood. Front - Don Formhals, all of Walker Crips

8:00am Wednesday 11th April 2018

THE Yorkshire operations of a London-headquartered financial services firm has relocated to new premises in York.

New owner steps in for former chapel

York Press: The former Groves Chapel is now a Co-op store

6:00am Wednesday 11th April 2018

A BOUTIQUE investment firm has acquired a newly opened York convenience store developed within a former chapel.

Funding boost for restaurant

York Press: L-R BEF investment manager Jeremy Meadowcroft restaurant co-owner Victoria Overington Andrew Craggs of the ECS Group and co-owner Joshua Overington

5:25pm Tuesday 10th April 2018

SEVEN jobs are being created as a York restaurant receives £50,000 in support of its expansion plans.

York law firm backs Poppleton beer festival for third year

York Press: Simon Nellar, Director at Hethertons Solicitors

1:00pm Monday 9th April 2018

POPPLETON Beer Festival has secured the support of Hethertons Solicitors for the third year in a row.

Fighting back: ex-Forces personnel making a go of it on civvy street

York Press:

11:07am Saturday 7th April 2018

AN initiative aimed at helping Armed Forces veterans to set up their own businesses after leaving the military has proven so successful that it is set to become a regular event.

Energy industry showcasing work

York Press: Andy Koss and Whitehall and Industry Group Representatives (002)

5:00pm Friday 6th April 2018

NORTH Yorkshire power station Drax hosted a group of senior business people, policymakers and government officials.

Co-operative is back in profit

York Press: Store manager Amy Mullins with Jorvik Centre Vikings, Ingvar ( Adam Seymour) and Arnora (Catriona Pride) officially open the new store helped out by pupils from Haxby Road Primary Academy. Picture: Tony Bartholomew/UNP

3:15pm Friday 6th April 2018

THE Co-operative Group swung back into profit last year after it made a clean break from its troubled banking business.

Best in tourism vie for awards

York Press: The winners at the 2017 Visit York Tourism Awards

6:00am Friday 6th April 2018

THE SIXTY finalists of this year's Visit York Tourism Awards are being revealed today as the city's biggest industry awards celebrate a record crop of entries.

Farm shop hopes to bag national award

York Press: Karl and Mandy Avison with daughter Chloe, centre

9:00am Thursday 5th April 2018

A NORTH Yorkshire farm shop is in the running for a national title after making the shortlist of the 2018 Farm Shop and Deli Awards.

Tree planting from gin sales

York Press: The team from Cooper King Distillery have pledged to plant more than 400 new trees

6:00am Thursday 5th April 2018

ENGLAND’S smallest and first self-built gin and whisky distillery is aiming to reduce the carbon footprint of its North Yorkshire operations by pledging to plant 400 trees in a year.

A perfect picture of brand and design

York Press: York artist Emily Sutton

11:00am Wednesday 4th April 2018

THERE is an art to business branding, and as such businesses are now more than ever looking to artists and designers to summarise their ethos in imagery.

Hotel deal for York developer

York Press: Buchan House, which York Developer S Harrison will be transforming into a Hotel Du Vin

8:00am Wednesday 4th April 2018

A YORK property developer is continuing its partnership with the Malmaison Hotel du Vin Group after securing the contract to develop the brand’s latest property north of the border.

Funding available for more industry jobs

York Press: K2 Design and Fabrication

6:00am Wednesday 4th April 2018

ALMOST 50 new manufacturing jobs have been created across North Yorkshire following the launch of a business support initiative for the sector - and there still £2.5 million available in grants.

York hotel in French take-over talks

York Press: york.

4:05pm Tuesday 3rd April 2018

A FRENCH property company is in talks over a deal to buy a 14-strong hotel portfolio which includes The Principal in York.

'Inspirational' talk of family business

York Press: The latest event of the Pocklington School Foundation Careers and Business Network.

5:00am Monday 2nd April 2018

THE Pocklington School Foundation Careers and Business Network held an event focusing on family businesses.

Television fame for York hotel

York Press: Grays Court from the City walls in York. Pic: Mike Tipping.

9:00am Friday 30th March 2018

A YORK hotel is to enjoy prime time television coverage after being selected to offer a competition alongside a new Channel 5 series.

Retail giant axes four stores at Monks Cross Shopping Centre

York Press: Monks Cross stores to close   Picture Frank Dwyer.

4:00am Thursday 29th March 2018

FOUR stores are to close at Monks Cross Shopping Centre as one of its largest tenant companies pulls out of the site.

New chocolate factory opens in York city centre

York Press: York Cocoa  House opening in Castlegate , York   Sophie Jewett and the team   Picture Frank Dwyer.

5:46pm Thursday 29th March 2018

THE doors have opened at York's new £750,000 Cocoa Works marking the return of chocolate making to the city centre.

Mine’s tunnel deal

York Press: Sirius Minerals

5:36pm Thursday 29th March 2018

THE next phase of the development of the £2.2 billion York Potash project is primed to get underway with the agreement of a tunnelling contract.

Bob Geldof signed to speak at business event

York Press: Sir Bob Geldof

9:00am Thursday 29th March 2018

A BUSINESS event that lost Joanna Lumley as its headline speaker has replaced the slot with a guest appearance from Bob Geldof.

Best ever year for start-ups

York Press: York, where more businesses were created last year than any other part of North Yorkshire

6:00am Thursday 29th March 2018

NEW figures have revealed more new businesses were established in North Yorkshire during 2017 than in any previous year.

Food science campus turns to LEDs for global research

York Press: The LED lights at NAFIC

3:00pm Wednesday 28th March 2018

THE national centre for food science is almost halving its carbon emissions with the installations of pink LED lighting at its campus near York.

Silver year for food distributor

York Press: Keith Boardall (left), chief executive of Reed Boardall, with his son Marcus, deputy chief executive

12:00pm Wednesday 28th March 2018

REED Boardall is marking the completion of 25 years since the frozen food storage and distribution business opened its first cold store at its Boroughbridge headquarters.

Christmas contract leads to continuing supply deal for Soanes Poultry

York Press: Nigel Upson and Carolyn Pennock from T Soanes & Son

11:00am Wednesday 28th March 2018

AN East Yorkshire poultry business has won new supply contract from a long established fresh food specialist and wholesaler.

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Reporting expenses & benefits

York Press: Adam Wingrove

9:00am Wednesday 25th April 2018

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Are you ready for GDPR?

York Press: John Goodacre, Commercial Account Executive at D E Ford.

9:00am Wednesday 18th April 2018

I’m sure by now you’ve all heard something about GDPR and that it will be coming into effect next month on May 25.

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.