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Department stores take on 89 extra seasonal staff

York Press: Marks & Spencer's Monks Cross store

2:14pm Monday 23rd October 2017

A HIGH street giant is recruiting 89 seasonal workers for their York stores.

New board at York AV firm

York Press: The Saville board (L_R) - Graham Carling, Andy Dyson, Ann Pickard, Colin Nixey, Colin Etchells

9:00am Monday 23rd October 2017

YORK-based Saville Audio Visual has announced its new board line up following a management buyout at the firm earlier this year.

Lindum’s plans for park at HQ

York Press: Lindum Business Park

6:00am Monday 23rd October 2017

ELVINGTON has been earmarked for a new business park as part of new plans by resident developer Lindum.

New factory is given go-ahead

York Press: Lesley and Ian Buxton with their new Yorlife products

6:00am Friday 20th October 2017

THE success of a new product launch from York ice cream producer Yorvale has seen the family firm invest in new production facilities at its farm-based headquarters.

Drax’s role in UK economy

York Press: Pix: Shaun Flannery/shaunflanneryphotography.com..COPYRIGHT PICTURE>>SHAUN FLANNERY>01302-570814>>07778315553>>..11th May 2015.Drax Power Ltd.Andy Koss, Chief Executive of Drax Power Ltd.

6:00am Thursday 19th October 2017

MORE than 6,000 jobs across the North of England were supported by North Yorkshire power station Drax last year as a new report reveals the Group contributed more than £400 million to the region’s economy.

New Moon enlisted for cancer awareness festival

York Press: Andy Nye, right, founder of New Moon Studios with team member Amy at CoppaFeel

3:00pm Wednesday 18th October 2017

YORK based virtual reality game designer New Moon Studios saw its latest creation tested out by a host of celebrities after being appointed to deliver a project for CoppaFeel.

Latest appointments

York Press: New director of banking David Streather (right) with managing partner Russell Turner (centre) and Tony Farmer (left)

2:00pm Wednesday 18th October 2017

LANGLEYS Solicitors has appointed business development director Dave Clarkson as it looks to enter the UK’s top 100 law firms.

Specialist car dealer grows

York Press: LR Motors, part of Twisted Automotive, which is expanding into a new showroom

12:00pm Wednesday 18th October 2017

A SPECIALIST car dealership which has grown turnover to more than £3 million in just two years is moving to larger premises in North Yorkshire.

Anniversary event goes with a Bang

York Press: Jonathan Cotton, director of Bang

11:11am Wednesday 18th October 2017

AWARD winning York hair salon Bang has celebrated a decade in business.

Deal named Transaction of the Year

York Press: Animalcre wins the AIM Transaction of the Year Award sponsored by Shore Capital. Picture shows, left to right;David Snell, Partner and AIM Leader, PwC; Dru Danford, Head of Corporate Banking and Advisory, Shore Capital; Chris Cardon, CEO, Animalcare plc;

10:00am Wednesday 18th October 2017

THE reverse takeover by York-based Animalcare of Belgian veterinary pharmaceutical supplier Ecuphar NV has been named Transaction of the Year by AIM.

DotYork will be the “best yet” in 2017

York Press: Revolution Games founder Charles Cecil speaking at DotYork 2015

8:00am Wednesday 18th October 2017

YORK’S annual conference dedicated to digital technologies is returning for a fourth year bringing more than 300 industry experts to the city.

Business park gets new owner

York Press: An image of the proposed business park in Thirsk

7:00am Wednesday 18th October 2017

THE site for a proposed new business park in Thirsk has been acquired by Harrogate-based Marrtree Investments.

Six new stores open at out of town shopping centre

York Press: McArthurGlen Designer Outlet North Entrance

5:47pm Tuesday 17th October 2017

SIX new brands are opening stores at York’s McAthurGlen Designer Outlet.

Takeover deal for Phoenix

York Press: Phoenix Software has been acquired by Bytes Technology Group

3:32pm Tuesday 17th October 2017

A SOFTWARE company employing 165 people on the outskirts of York is under new ownership after being acquired by Manchester-based counterpart Bytes Technology Group.

Brexit talks on the future of farming in North Yorkshire

York Press: FARMING TALKS: Cows being milked at the Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

3:22pm Monday 16th October 2017

THE farming industry will discuss the possible impact of Brexit when a roadshow stops off in Ryedale next week.

Rural business under spotlight

York Press: The team from Flowers from the Farm with their highly commended Rural Business Award

6:03am Monday 16th October 2017

BUSINESSES from across the region took to the stage in a national awards evening celebrating rural enterprise.

Animalcare Group triumph at AIM awards

York Press: David Snell, Partner and AIM Leader, PwC; Dru Danford, Head of Corporate Banking and Advisory, Shore Capital; Chris Cardon, CEO, Animalcare plc; Ian Menneer, COO, Animalcare plc (winner); and Sophie Raworth, awards presenter.

12:09pm Saturday 14th October 2017

A YORK-based animal health company has been recognised for a major acquisition which transformed its fortunes.

New spa is named No1

York Press: The spa at Rudding Park, which has been named the best in the UK

9:00am Friday 13th October 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire spa is being named the best in the UK just five months after it opened.

York Legal 500 performance

York Press: Kevin Blount of Howard & Byrne

6:00am Friday 13th October 2017

AN annual review of the nation’s legal sector has seen eight law firms with offices in York ranked among the best in the region.

Funding for expansion

York Press: From left, Hannah Raistrick, HSBC, Geoff Brown, Ripon Farm Services, Nick Riley, Ripon Farm Services, Jonathan Rutter, HSBC

12:00pm Thursday 12th October 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire agricultural machinery supplier is set to plough on with growth plans after securing a £5 million funding package.

Award wins for agents

York Press: The Preston Baker team collecting their prize from Gabby Logan.

10:18am Thursday 12th October 2017

A YORK based estate agent brand has appeared in a national industry guide after taking multiple titles in the recent EA Master.

Plans revealed for power plant

York Press: Approximate extent of the proposed new power-plant off Freehold Lane, Malton. Picture: Google Maps/Infoterra Ltd and Bluesky.

8:00am Thursday 12th October 2017

A POWER company has applied for planning permission to build a small-scale gas power plant on the outskirts of Malton.

National award win for forecourt after £1.3m rebuild

York Press: The award winning JET site in Selby

4:04pm Wednesday 11th October 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire petrol station forecourt has scooped a national industry award.

Sarah STEPs up role at law firm

York Press: Sarah Adamss

3:09pm Wednesday 11th October 2017

A SENIOR solicitor at York law firm Rollits has become a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) after successfully passing her exams.

Nick given national role

York Press: EweMove York director, Nick Neill.

12:00pm Wednesday 11th October 2017

A FRANCHISEE who brought estate agency business EweMove to York has been appointed as managing director of the national operation.

Latest appointments

York Press: Mic Harrison

11:12am Wednesday 11th October 2017

NORTH Yorkshire-based baler provider Riverside Waste Machinery has recruited Mic Harrison as lead service engineer.

Revolutionary work at Drax

York Press: Jason Shipstone, head of Drax Group’s Research and Innovation Team

9:00am Wednesday 11th October 2017

NORTH Yorkshire power station operator Drax is working with academics in a bid to revolutionise the future of the UK’s energy industry.

Rail engineer a “future star”

York Press: Rebecca Munro

8:00am Wednesday 11th October 2017

A YORK rail apprentice has won her third award this year and is now looking to encourage more women into the profession.

World first in live TV created by York firm

York Press: A traditional BBC live mixing desk, which could be replaced by a single camera and laptop thanks to software created by Isotoma

4:30pm Tuesday 10th October 2017

A YORK-based software developer has revolutionised the way live television is produced after working with the BBC on a world-first project.

New posts at growing Pavers

York Press: New Pavers area managers

2:31pm Monday 9th October 2017

THE expansion of York-based shoe retailer Pavers is continuing apace with the appointment of three new area managers across the country.

Town deli gets a £750,000 renovation

York Press: The town crier gave his support to the reopening with a special proclamation. David Hinde is shown here with some of the Thomas of Helmsley team

11:49am Monday 9th October 2017

A RYEDALE delicatessen has held a grand opening following a £750,000 refurbishment.

Three Peaks climb for Charlie

York Press: The Three Peaks Challenge team

1:10pm Sunday 8th October 2017

A TEAM of 28 volunteers representing Ware & Kay Solicitors has raised over £2,245 so far for the Charlie Mortimer Fund by climbing Yorkshire’s Three Peaks.

Rare malt house up for UK property development titles

York Press: Clementhorpe Maltings

1:25pm Friday 6th October 2017

A RARE industrial building in the heart of York that won both the Residential and Building Conservation categories of the RICS Yorkshire & Humber Awards is to next month compete for the national titles.

Top residential development in the York and Humber region

York Press: AWARD-WINNING Cavendish Vale

11:04am Friday 6th October 2017

A SUSTAINABLE residential development built on a former working haulage yard has been named as the Best Residential Development in Yorkshire and the Humber.

Farm shop in running for food, business and retail awards

York Press: SHORTLISTERS: Ben and Emma Mosley of Minskip Farm Shop Picture: James Hardisty

7:58am Friday 6th October 2017

THE owners of Minskip Farm Shop have been shortlisted for a series of local and national awards, just nine months after they took over the enterprise.

Warehouse festive jobs

York Press: Debenhams

3:31pm Thursday 5th October 2017

DEBENHAMS has announced that it is on the hunt for up to 1,200 new members of staff to work in its DHL warehouse in Sherburn over the busy Christmas period.

Ranking for law firm

York Press: Mark Pearson-Kendall

10:43am Thursday 5th October 2017

LAW firm Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP has been recognised as one of the UK’s leading private client teams.

Two awards for conveyancing

York Press: Winning team

1:24pm Thursday 5th October 2017

TWO major home conveyancing awards have been scooped by North and East Yorkshire law firm, Harrowells Solicitors, one for the second year in succession.

Second phase of care village opens

York Press: HUB: The atrium in the care village

10:28am Thursday 5th October 2017

THE Chocolate Works Care Village off Bishopthorpe Road is to open its second floor to residents earlier than planned.

Cash boost beefs up meat snack firm

York Press: From left Stephen Smith, HSBC, Charlie Simpson-Daniel, Managing Director at New World Foods (Europe) and Julian Catchpole, HSBC

7:11am Wednesday 4th October 2017

NEW World Foods (Europe is set for growth and 20 new jobs at its York base with support from a seven-figure funding package from HSBC.

Housing network up for award

York Press: Inclusion Housing: Michelle Dyas, Sue Milnes, Neil Brown, Sarah Waters and Paul Atkins

1:02pm Wednesday 4th October 2017

INCLUSION Housing from York has been nominated for the Growing Business of the Year: Smaller Company (Turnover £10m-£25m) award at the 19th annual Amazon Growing Business Awards.

£90 call out to businesses to support library at 90 years

York Press: ORIGINAL STAFF: York library is celebrating 90 years of giving people aspiration and now urges businesses to contribute

12:03pm Wednesday 4th October 2017

YORK Explore team is challenging local businesses to donate £90 as it marks 90 years since opening, to help the library and archive continue its work of inspiring York people.

Car hire franchise renewed for 3 years

York Press: Autohorn have renewed their franchise with Europcar. Pictured from the left are Lee Underwood MD of Autohorn and Claire Bruce recieving the new contract from Helen Fitzgerald from Europcar. Picture David Harrison.

11:23am Wednesday 4th October 2017

VEHICLE hire and lease specialist Autohorn Fleet Services has renewed its 20 year franchise agreement with vehicle rental firm Europcar, for another three years.

Conference attracts global delegates

York Press: Ellis MD, Richard Shaw (centre front) with the Ellis management team (front row) and its global gathering of distributors and marketers

10:33am Tuesday 3rd October 2017

DISTRIBUTORS from 20 countries across five continents descended on Rillington, near Malton, last week for cable cleat manufacturer Ellis’ distributor conference, that is held every three years.

Business breakfast invitation

York Press: Cllr Ashley Mason

7:21am Tuesday 3rd October 2017

YORK Entrepreneurs’ Business Breakfast, now in its third year, will take place on Thursday, November 23 at 8.30am at the unique Masonic Hall in Duncombe Place.

Lord Digby to give tips on fixing business

York Press: TALK: Lord Digby Jones

5:24pm Tuesday 3rd October 2017

FORMER minister, businessman and well-respected advocate for business Lord Digby Jones will be hosting an event at Duncombe Park, Helmsley on Friday, October 13 at 7pm.

Café marks five years of dishing up Scandi comfort food

York Press: Paul Rawlinson marking the café's fifth anniversary

12:33pm Tuesday 3rd October 2017

A CAFÉ founded in honour of its owner’s Norwegian heritage is marking its fifth birthday this month.

Landlord workshops to cover tenancy deposits and disputes

York Press: Rent payments remain high for tenants this summer, says a trade body (PICTURE: Pixabay.com)

11:57am Tuesday 3rd October 2017

TENANT deposit protection scheme TDS, will be visiting York twice in the coming months to host workshops designed to give landlords and property professionals training in tenancy deposit protection and tenancy deposit disputes.

Super Break wins UK title

York Press: Super Break’s Graham Balmforth, centre, with his team winning “UK Holidays Operator of the Year”

11:08am Tuesday 3rd October 2017

SUPER Break has been named as one of the top travel businesses in the British Isles.

Potash mine makes progress

York Press: EXPLORATION: A potash drilling rig in the North York Moors

11:33am Monday 2nd October 2017

THE COMPANY behind Britain's biggest potash mine, set to bring a thousand new jobs to the north, says the project remains "on time and on budget".

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Preparing for bonfire night

York Press: Ford Risk Management Wendy Emery Risk Manager

9:00am Wednesday 18th October 2017

AS autumn falls, the firework season begins. Fireworks are now used widely across many public, corporate and charity events throughout the season and well into the New Year.

Fire safety for businesses

York Press: Ford Risk Management Wendy Emery Risk Manager

9:00am Wednesday 13th September 2017

Does your organisation have the correct fire safety measures in place?


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.