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Running firm's festive feature

York Press: The start of the Chocolate 10km

1:43pm Monday 20th November 2017

A RUNNING business in York is encouraging people to take part in a new festive trail race in York next month for charity.

Awards open for business

York Press: Anna Lupton who helps organise the Ryedale Business Awards at Carr House Farm B&B Ampleforth.Pic Nigel Holland

9:00am Saturday 18th November 2017

NOMINATIONS have opened for Ryedale’s second business awards to recognise and celebrate great ventures in the district.

IT firm powers ahead in 2017

York Press: PowerOn's founders, from left, Phil Mercer and Steve Beaumont

6:00am Friday 17th November 2017

A YORK IT firm is celebrating a year of success which has seen it double turnover to more than £2 million and recruit 11 new team members.

Liqueur producer expands into chocolate

York Press: Raisthorpe's truffles

9:00am Thursday 16th November 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire liqueur producer is expanding its product portfolio by branching beyond its traditional bottled gifts this Christmas.

Funding fuels firm’s growth

York Press: From left, Martin Bell of Redsky, Ian Atkinson of Mercia Fund Manager, and Mark Duncan of VerdEnergy.

6:00am Thursday 16th November 2017

A YORK headquartered biomass supplier has secured a six-figured sum from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund as it looks to build on trebled sales over the last three years.

Award win for Jorvik’s marketeers

York Press: The award winning Jorvik team, from left, Peter Livesey, Nathan Waddell, David Scott, Paul Whiting and Chris Padget

12:00pm Wednesday 15th November 2017

The team behind the successful re-launch campaign for Jorvik Viking Centre have scooped a handful of trophies at the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Northern Awards.

Clinic hosts industry conference

York Press: Nick Rhodes gives a demonstration to trainee surgeons during the British Association of Plastic Surgeons Conference being held at Face Etc Medispa, Coppergate. Picture: Anna Gowthorpe

9:00am Wednesday 15th November 2017

A COSMETIC clinic in York welcomed more than 50 trainee surgeons last week when it played host to the national conference for the British Association of Plastic Surgeons.

Expanding in weight loss

York Press: Go Figure's existing products

8:00am Wednesday 15th November 2017

A FIRM of York scientists developing food ingredients to boost weight loss is to launch a new product range in the new year featuring muesli pots and coffee and tea blends.

Business Week is to return for 7th year

York Press: P 4/9/02 Skycell picture of York city centre and Lendal Bridge..

6:00am Wednesday 15th November 2017

YORK business week is returning for its seventh year next week with more than 35 events being staged across the city.

Town reveals packed line-up for Christmas

York Press: Yorkshire Vet Julian Norton meets young fans during his 2016 visit to Helmsley

11:09am Tuesday 14th November 2017

HELMSLEY in Business has announced its plans for this year’s festive

Costa Rica contract boost for Yorkshire firm

York Press: Measuring traffic noise pollution

1:58pm Monday 13th November 2017

A Yorkshire noise monitoring specialist have completed a six-figure contract to supply the Costa Rican government with 50 Optimus Red sound level meters.

£500k boost for ‘smart toy’ firm

York Press: Pix: Shaun Flannery/shaunflanneryphotography.comCOPYRIGHT PICTURE>>SHAUN FLANNERY>01302-570814>>07778315553>>5th October 2017CB Information SystemsL-R Graham Davies, Enterprise Ventures, Chris Burgess, Managing Director  CBIS, Chris Baldock, Chair CBIF

6:00am Monday 13th November 2017

A YORK-based entrepreneur who has launched a new range of ‘smart toy’ robots which teach children to code has secured £500,000 investment from the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).

Minister praises North Yorks broadband work

York Press: Matt Hancock opens the new showroom at GoPrint3D in Ripon with managing director Jo Young. Photo: Ian Hill

7:00am Sunday 12th November 2017

DIGITAL and culture Minister Matt Hancock MP has opened a new £500,000 3D printing showroom at a North Yorkshire company.

Two new deals at Escrick Business Park

York Press: From left to right Phil Hill from S Harrison welcomes Max Smith from Hydrotherm to Escrick Business Park in York.

6:00am Friday 10th November 2017

A BREAKFAST bar and cereal producer and a start up camping equipment manufacturer are the latest tennants to take occupancy at Escrick Business Park.

Travel firm on winning form

York Press: David Carruthers and Emma French of Conexo travel with their Silversea Advocate award

9:00am Thursday 9th November 2017

AN independent Travel Agent in York is celebrating its best year to date with rising sales and two award wins.

Porperty firm’s US partnership

York Press: James Appleton-Metcalfe of Citivale at the Humber Enterprise Park

6:00am Thursday 9th November 2017

A YORK property investment and asset management company has completed a partnership deal with a US property investor to manage and develop a multi-million pound portfolio.

New team takes charge at hair salon

York Press: Claire and Nick Slorach new Franchiees TONIANDGUY YORK with theirSalon of the Year 2017 award in October

12:00pm Wednesday 8th November 2017

NEW franchisees have taken over at Toni&Guy’s York salon as the hairdressing giant marks 20 years in the city.

Team for the future at BHP

York Press: From left to right new starters Peter Deutsch, Alice-Rose Humpston, Dale Myers, Alice Wood, BHP’s managing partner John Warner, Harrison Dexter, Sophie Gledstone, Niamh O’Donnell and Sam Allin.

9:00am Wednesday 8th November 2017

A YORK accountancy firm has reinforced its commitment to training the next generation within its profession with 20 new recruits.

Blossoming business reports 50-year high

York Press: Graham Richardson managing director at Johnsons of Whixley

8:00am Wednesday 8th November 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire horticultural nursery is celebrating one of the best ever periods in its 50 year history having supplied major new projects nationwide.

Can Uber solve York’s congestion problems?

York Press: File photo dated 22/12/15 of an Uber driver with an app on his phone. A tribunal is set to rule in a test case on the employment rights of drivers at private hire firm Uber which could affect thousands of other workers. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date

6:00am Wednesday 8th November 2017

UBER could provide the key to solving York’s congestion and pollution issues according to the firms head of cities as he outlined plans for the future at the firm.

Funding paves way for robot

York Press: J Rotherham Masonry, Holme Industrial Estate, Skiff Lane, Holme on Spalding Moor, York.

4:19pm Tuesday 7th November 2017

A MASONRY firm is laying the foundations for growth as a funding packaged paves the way for rising revenues.

Epic ride raises funds for two cancer charities

York Press: The team from Park Leisure who tackled the 777 Challenge

4:17pm Monday 6th November 2017

A TEAM from a luxury holiday site have raised more than £100,000 for two cancer charities.

Skills centre in former school

York Press: Friends and former pupils gather to celebrate the lottery award at the former school

3:00pm Monday 6th November 2017

A FORMER school in North Yorkshire will be given a new lease of life as a community, small business and skills training centre after hitting a lottery jackpot.

York to be first UK gigabit city

York Press: Pictured in Dringhouses with the new trenching machine are City of York Council’s David Carr and CEO of Talk Talk Tristia Harrison.

7:00am Monday 6th November 2017

YORK is to become the UK’s first Ultra Fibre Optic city as communications giant TalkTalk starts work on the second phase of a new network in the city.

Slimming deal for UK market

York Press: Optibiotix chief executive Stephen O'Hara.

9:00am Friday 3rd November 2017

A YORK company that says it has developed the key to hunger free weight loss will see its product supplied to major food producers across the UK after signing a new manufacturing and supply agreement.

National win for Maltings

York Press: Clementhorpe Maltings

6:00am Friday 3rd November 2017

THE transformation of a former York Malthouse into six homes has received national recognition after it winning an award from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Interest to rise 0.25pc

York Press: Mike Cartwright.

2:41pm Thursday 2nd November 2017

INTEREST rates are to rise for the first time in more than a decade as the Bank of England makes moves to half inflation.

Jorvik’s award hopes

York Press: Crowds gathering outside the newly re-opened JORVIK Viking Centre showing the success of the Return of the Vikings campaign

9:01am Thursday 2nd November 2017

JORVIK Viking Centre’s ‘Return of the Vikings’ marketing campaign has been shortlisted in three categories for the Northern CIM Awards.

York distillery nears opening

York Press: Cooper King's founders Chris Jaume and Abbie Neilson

6:00am Thursday 2nd November 2017

A BOUTIQUE gin and whisky distillery on the outskirts of York is nearing completion, with three quarters of the build finished and gin distillation set to begin early in the new year.

Your chance to be part of business calendar highlight

York Press: The Press Business Awards held at York Racecourse. Picture David Harrison.

12:00pm Wednesday 1st November 2017

TICKETS for the 2017 Press Business Awards are now on sale.

Latest appointments

York Press: David Holdsworth

10:08am Wednesday 1st November 2017

YORK and Leeds-based accountancy practice Garbutt + Elliott has appointed a new wealth management adviser to support its financial planning arm.

Developer in HQ relocation

York Press: Mulgrave Properties. Pictured are Ian Hessay, left, Melanie Powls, Kevin Hoyland and Rob Martin. Picture by David Harrison.

8:23am Wednesday 1st November 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire property developer is embarking on the first phase of a new growth strategy with a move to new, larger offices closer to York and several staff appointments.

Tower school build is record for Portakabin

York Press: Kensington Aldridge Academy built by Portakabin

6:30am Wednesday 1st November 2017

A SCHOOL built in York as part of the emergency response to the Grenfell Tower disaster is now occupied by more than 900 students after a record build time of nine weeks.

Duo celebrates best pub in Yorkshire title

York Press: From left, Amy Garcia, Mandy Southall (from sponsors British Beer and Pub Association), Harri Scott and Ed Allen (from The Bay Tree), Harry Gration.

5:42pm Tuesday 31st October 2017

A COUPLE who took over their first pub two years ago have seen their venture crowned the Best in Yorkshire as The Bay Tree in Stillington was named a winner at the White Rose Awards.

Expanding firm drives forward with new staff

York Press: The expanding team at Yorkshire Fleet in Norton, from left, Adam Magee, Mark Hartley, Karl Marley, John Newland, Andy Jefferies, Oliver Garland, Jonny Pickard and George ScreetonPicture: David Harrison

11:53am Monday 30th October 2017

AN expanding company is celebrating after seeing its staffing increase by 80 per cent over two years.

Children in charity takeover bid at North Yorkshire deli

York Press: WELL DONE: The children's sale at Bubwith's Jug & Bottle.

11:48am Monday 30th October 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire deli handed over their venue to a team of children, to raise money for charity.

City law firm ranked among best in country

York Press: Frank Arndt and James Thornton, founders of Pardigm Family Law.

12:38pm Friday 27th October 2017

FOUR Yorkshire law firms have been recognised as being among England and Wales’s best at the Law Society’s Excellence Awards in London.

New £1.3m self storage opens

York Press: Inner Space Stations, self staorage facility on Layerthorpe, York. Pictured is owner Graham Kennedy and his Business Development Manager Katie Elliot outside the newly opened self-storage unit. Picture David Harrison.

6:00am Friday 27th October 2017

A YORK businessman who runs a petrol station and garage venture in the city has invested more than £1.3 million in creating a self storage facility as he grows the offering of Inner Space Stations.

Ex-Nestle chef opens boutique

York Press: Master Patissier Florian Poirot outside at his new shop in Talbot Yard Malton    Picture Nigel Holland

6:00am Thursday 26th October 2017

A MASTER pâtissier has brought a touch of French sophistication to Malton.

Your chance to join the finalists at Press Business Awards

York Press: The Press Business Awards held at York Racecourse. Picture David Harrison.

4:30pm Wednesday 25th October 2017

TICKETS for the 2017 Press Business Awards are now on sale.

Latest appointments

York Press: Samuel Peake

12:00pm Wednesday 25th October 2017

REGIONAL law firm Andrew Jackson Solicitors announces the appointment of solicitor Samuel Peake to its growing property practice.

Drax sells pellet firm

York Press: Drax chief executive Dorothy Thompson

11:22am Wednesday 25th October 2017

NORTH Yorkshire power station operator Drax has announced the sale of its wood pellet business for £2 million.

Texas data management giant swoops for York IT business

York Press: From left, Martin Frost if Lupton Fawcett, Mihir Shah, Exec Vice President Corporate Development &  Darren Pierce, CTO,  from Magnitude with Graham Cook CTO and Richard Hunt of Agility.

11:07am Wednesday 25th October 2017

YORK based product information management firm Agility Multichannel has been acquired by a global player in the data management space.

Hunters network expands in UK

York Press: The new Hunters Cleckheaton branch, from left, Denise Walsworth, lettings negotiator; Ashraf Esat, director; Susan Bell, branch manager

9:00am Wednesday 25th October 2017

YORK headquartered estate agency group Hunters has expanded its franchise network with the opening of a new branch in Cleckheaton.

New markets for Optibiotix

York Press: Optibiotix chief executive Stephen O'Hara.

8:00am Wednesday 25th October 2017

A YORK life sciences group which develops compounds to boost health is to have one of its products commercialised by Spain’s leading pharmaceutical group.

CPP completes York exit

York Press: CPP's new home in Leeds

7:00am Wednesday 25th October 2017

FINANCIAL insurer CPP Group has moved into its new offices in Leeds after relocating its group wide operations from their home of almost 20 years in York.

Growing BHP in city move

York Press: BHP's new York office, from left, Tony Chapman, Daniel Sowden, Jane Marshall and Chris Atkinson

6:00am Wednesday 25th October 2017

AN accountancy firm which has roots in York dating back more than 120 years has relocated to new offices after doubling the size of its team in city in the last five years.

Music retailer gears up for growth in US

York Press: Andrew Wass, chief executive officer of Gear4music.

4:02pm Tuesday 24th October 2017

YORK music retailer Gear4Music is performing ahead of expectations with 70 per cent rise in international revenues as the company achieves an “important stepping stone” for growth outside of Europe.

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.

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10-year first in Interest Rates

York Press: Mark Eastwood Senior Employee Benefit Consultant at D E Ford Insurance Brokers

9:00am Wednesday 15th November 2017

We had an interesting announcement on Thursday, November 2, 2017 when the bank’s nine-strong Monetary Policy Committee voted for a quarter point rise in the base interest rate to 0.5 per cent.

The end of administration fees for lettings agents?

York Press: Johanne Spittle

9:00am Wednesday 1st November 2017

Following a recent Upper Tribunal decision , could administration fees charged by letting agents be on the way out?


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.