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Deadline looms for votes on Business Improvement District for York

York Press: York's Back the Bid team

6:31pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

BUSINESSES in York city centre have just hours left to vote on whether to adopt a Business Improvement District which could see £800,000 raised a year to improve business conditions in the area.

More than 800 business take part in sixth annual Business Week

York Press: Pictured at Sotano's Suits and Vinyl event on Friday night are from the left Malcolm Shaw, Mat Lazenby, Gary Brown and Simon Palmer. Picture David Harrison. (47157945)

12:02pm Tuesday 24th November 2015

YORK's sixth business week has been hailed a resounding success as early plans are set to take shape for 2016's event.

New efforts to put York on the international map for tourism

York Press: Kate McMullen, head of Consumer Products and Marketing at Make It York.

9:02am Tuesday 24th November 2015

YORK is being showcased to an international audience of travel agents, tour operators and media as part of a new drive to increase overseas tourism to the city.

National business award for York accountant

York Press: Claire Turner, centre, being presented her award by Camilla Trinh, from Xero, right, and presenter Charlene White.

6:05am Tuesday 24th November 2015

A YORK accountant has seen her practice win the Best Start-Up award in a national competition celebrating the UK's entrepreneurial women.

New £500,000 city centre bar and smoke-house creates 25 jobs for York

York Press: Pictured from left, are head of the corporate department at Harrowells, Philip Lewis Ogden, a partner, and Pivovar Group director, Jamie Hawksworth, at Pavement Vaults during the final hours of fitting out before opening for business.

6:04am Monday 23rd November 2015

TWENTY-FIVE jobs have been created with the launch of a new bar and smokehouse restaurant in a former derelict hotel in York city centre.

Congratulations! - Full list of 16 winners from The Press Business Awards

York Press:

11:14am Friday 20th November 2015

TWENTY five years of celebrating business success in York and North Yorkshire was marked last night by more than 400 people at the silver anniversary Press Business Awards.

Phase two construction gets underway at new business park

York Press: Work starts on Malton Enterprise Park, from left, Andrew McBeath, Sean Harrison and Jonathon White

12:04pm Friday 20th November 2015

SITE infrastructure works are complete and new building works have now commenced on phase two of a new business park near Malton.

Juicer wins £5000 top prize in Business Booster competition

York Press: George MacGill from Alpha Juices which has won the Business Booster Competition  withthe Alpha Angels  (l-r),  Celia Harker and Charlotte Owens   Picture Frank Dwyer. (46747608)

9:02am Friday 20th November 2015

A STUDENT business looking to break into the juice market has won £5000 in a competition to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Press Business Awards.

LIVE The Press Business Awards 2015

York Press:

3:31pm Thursday 19th November 2015

Live coverage from tonight's 25th Anniversary Press Business Awards at York Racecourse

New brand for North Yorkshire market town

York Press: Helmsley

11:32am Thursday 19th November 2015

YORK branding and design agency United by Design has created a new brand identify for a North Yorkshire market town.

York businesses invited to apply for £31 million funding pot

York Press: The team at Yorvale Icecream

6:05am Thursday 19th November 2015

BUSINESSES in York are being reminded of their eligibility to apply for funding from a multi-million pound pot as an ice-cream maker expands its operation after securing £30,000.

More than 700 business sign up for faster broadband

York Press: More than 700 business sign up for faster broadband

4:02pm Wednesday 18th November 2015

MORE than 300 business in York have taken up grants of up to £3,000 made available to help them access high speed broadband.

York bicycle maker reports five years of consecutive growth as one of only two people in the world making giant 36" wheeled bikes

York Press: Dylan Thomas at his workshop in Fossgate

12:05pm Wednesday 18th November 2015

Business editor Laura Knowlson meets York's own Dylan Thomas as he sets poetry in motion with is bike building business.

Brickmaker in the running for national praise tonight

York Press: The Belvedere at Dumfries House in Scotland

11:05am Wednesday 18th November 2015

INDEPENDENT brickmaker York Handmade Brick Company has been nominated in a number of categories in the 2015 Brick Awards.

You need to ask the question before you can get the answer you want, says Julie Dodsworth in advice to enterprising women

York Press: The Yorkshire WiRE Conference at Askham Bryan College. From left, guest speaker Julie Dodsworth, Lynn Gregory and Judy Illing, both Yorkshire WiRE network leaders, Fiona Davies, WiRE business manager and Katrina Shamel, joint Scarborough WiRE network lead

9:02am Wednesday 18th November 2015

"If you don't ask the question the answer is always no" - that was advice from Julie Dodsworth to aspiring entrepreneurs as she told her story of how she went from being a North Yorkshire florist to owning her own internationally renowned brand.

Latest appointments

York Press: Chris Brooke

8:04am Wednesday 18th November 2015

YORK-based chartered surveyor and property consultancy Sanderson Weatherall has launched a new integrated asset advisory service for businesses following the appointment of a debt and working capital management specialist.

York is sixth highest in the country for apprenticeship uptakes

York Press: An Apprenticeship Recruitment Event at City of York Council's West Offices earlier this year. Pictured is Retail Apprentice Nikita Lund, right, with Zoe Barnes-Chapman partner at Gillies Fabrics & Sowing, Peter Lane, York.

6:08am Wednesday 18th November 2015

YORK has appeared in a top ten list nationally for growing apprenticeship numbers as employers and training providers across the city work to build a workforce for the future.

More than 40 business take part in York Business Week opening event

York Press: Guest speaker  David Kerfoot watched by (left) Martyn Weller,Julian Sturdy MP,Andy Peace,Abigail Mitchell and Ian Walker at the York Business Week events at Novotel.Pic : Nigel Holland (46335512)

9:02am Tuesday 17th November 2015

YORK's sixth Business Week is underway as more than 40 local businesses took part in the opening event.

Software developers embark on world wide tour to launch new online education tool

York Press: SimVenture directors Paul Brough Jones, left, and Peter Harrington, right.

6:06am Tuesday 17th November 2015

DEVELOPERS behind award winning business educational software are travelling from York to Singapore on Sunday to start a world-wide tour for the launch of their latest product.

Bid for £25 million hotel and apartment scheme revealed for York

York Press:

10:19am Monday 16th November 2015

THE first stage of the long-awaited redevelopment of Piccadilly in York could finally get underway as plans are revealed for a new £25 million hotel and apartment scheme.

York Business Week gets underway for its sixth year

York Press: The Press Business Awards at York Racecourse. The winner celebrate at the end of the night. Picture David Harrison. (32748339)

6:07am Monday 16th November 2015

TODAY marks the start of York Business Week as the five-day event returns for its sixth year.

Window of opportunity for EU reform may be "left open too long" warns leading business figure at regional dinner

York Press: From left, Ed Reid, chairman of North Yorkshire, IoD; Natalie Sykes, regional director of Yorkshire and the North East, IoD; Simon Walker, director general of IoD; Jonathan Oxley, chairman ofYorkshire and the Humber, IoD.

12:02pm Friday 13th November 2015

BUSINESS leaders from across North Yorkshire have been warned that international companies "may think twice about Britain as a place to do business" if a referendum on EU membership is delayed until 2017.

45 jobs planned at new car dealership in York

York Press: Arnold Clark's Leeds showroom

8:47am Friday 13th November 2015

FORTY-FIVE new jobs could be created as a Glasgow-headquartered car sales dealership eyes up York for its latest site.

Leading light to go out at power station Drax as director announces departure

York Press: York Community Pride Awards 2013. Pic: Mike TippingTeacher of the Year Andy Daniel (right) with Peter Emery of Drax Power. (45996950)

6:08am Friday 13th November 2015

THE man heralded by colleagues as "the mastermind behind the biggest process engineering challenge of the decade" is stepping down from his role as group operations director of Drax.

Financial planners agree merger deal

York Press: BHP FP merger, left Joy Clegg and Maurice Docwra

1:19pm Thursday 12th November 2015

THE financial planning division of a Yorkshire wide accountancy firm has merged with a Cleckheaton-based counterpart.

Health food entrepreneur wins national title in front of Prime Minister and Buzz Aldrin

York Press: Joe Carnell

11:32am Thursday 12th November 2015

THE 22-year-old York businessman behind healthy food brand ÜGOT has been named New Entrepreneur of the Year in a national competition.

Chamber chief steps down after 14 yearrs

York Press: Brian Dunsby, received a Queen's Award for Enterprise in 2008 with his business Perlex

8:32am Thursday 12th November 2015

THE man behind Harrogate's Chamber of Trade and Commerce is stepping down from his role after more than a decade as chief executive.

£1 million boost for forestry and timber sector thanks to efforts of York businessman

York Press: £1 million has been allocated to support the forestry and timber industry

6:08am Thursday 12th November 2015

A CAMPAIGN to drive economic growth in the forestry and timber industry has helped to secure £1 million in Government funding thanks to the efforts of a York businessman.

Waste management firm wins university contract

York Press: Mark Clough and Gill Mulroe with a waste collection vehicle at the University of York.

12:12pm Wednesday 11th November 2015

WASTE management and recycling company Yorwaste has won a major new contract to handle waste generated by the University of York.

Estate agent raises the roof with top seller title

York Press: Churchills sales negotiator Jack Painter visited Wheldrake Village Hall to present a cheque for £5,000 to Adrianne Harker, Treasurer of the Wheldrake Recreation Association

10:32am Wednesday 11th November 2015

YORK estate agent Churchills has been named the estate agent with the most sold signs in the city in a recent independent survey.

Latest appointments

York Press: The CNG new starters with Katie Westerman (front right).

9:02am Wednesday 11th November 2015

COMMERCIAL gas specialist CNG has announced an influx of new faces to assist with its continued growth.

Expanding York office plays its part in law firm's rising profits

York Press: Some of the Lupton Fawcett Denison Till team outside their office in York

8:32am Wednesday 11th November 2015

A LAW firm has attributed a growth in profits to £5.3 million to the success of its expanding York office two years after is acquired the site.

£500,000 deal awarded to winter maintenance specialists ahead of "severe weather" forecasted

York Press: Yorkshire Water with the Ice Watch winter maintenance team

6:08am Wednesday 11th November 2015

THIRTY two new jobs are to be created by a York firm after winning a £500,000 deal to carry out winter maintenance on the region's water works.

Agency's campaign to change fishing industry perceptions is shortlisted for international award

York Press: Acceleris Europeche team

12:02pm Tuesday 10th November 2015

A NEWLY established maritime division at a North Yorkshire marketing agency has been shortlisted for an international award in recognition of a campaign that has helped challenge perceptions of the European fishing industry.

Drumming up support for small business

York Press: The Small Business Saturday bus in York yesterday

9:02am Tuesday 10th November 2015

SUPPORT for small businesses was out in force in York yesterday as a national campaign bus rolled into the city centre.

Son takes the reins of family-run printers Wood Richardson

York Press: John Richardson, current chairman and previous managing director (right) and James Richardson, new managing director of Wood Richardson.

6:05am Tuesday 10th November 2015

A FAMILY-run printing business dating back to 1905 has passed on to the next generation as Wood Richardson's managing director steps down after 30 years.

Award winning year continues for York design agency

York Press: Owen Turner (far right) and the team at United by Design.

6:04am Monday 9th November 2015

A YORK graphic design agency is continuing its award winning form for 2015 after claiming a second industry title this year.

York developed virtual reality headwear concept attracts £100,000 investment in eight days

York Press: James Talbot of Damson with the AuraVisor

9:03am Friday 6th November 2015

A 30-DAY pitch seeking to raise £100,000 has been met after just eight days by a York technology developer looking to create a new wireless virtual reality concept.

Business support software awarded national title for enterprising education

York Press: Peter Harrington receiving the Most Enterprising Learning Product award for SimVenture

6:06am Friday 6th November 2015

YORK software firm SimVenture has been named the Most Enterprising Learning Product by a national enterprise competition at the House of Lords.

£10 million riverside apart-hotel planned for York

York Press:

1:40pm Thursday 5th November 2015

A NEW £10 million riverside aparthotel is being proposed for York, adding 109 new rooms to the city's tourism market and creating 20 jobs.

Dog-loving duo's new venture for furry friends

York Press: Pictured in their new Country Dogs Shop in Helmsley are Cressida Poole, left, with Bruno, and Laura Poole with Harry    Picture: David Harrison

12:02pm Thursday 5th November 2015

A DOG-loving mother and daughter have turned their passion for pooches into a canine business.

Plans submitted for next phase of £2 million trade park

York Press: Broadhelm Park

9:02am Thursday 5th November 2015

DOZENS of new jobs are being created near Pocklington as plans for the next phase for a £2 million trade park development are submitted.

Housebuilder's forward sales surpass £700 million as 2016 shapes up to be another strong year

York Press: Housebuilder's forward sales surpass £700 million as 2016 shapes up to be another strong year

6:08am Thursday 5th November 2015

YORK-headquartered national housebuilder Persimmon has reported forward sales beyond 2015 of £780 million as it plans to open 20 new sites before the end of its financial year.

Boom time for York's rental market

York Press: Kate Brown lettings manager at Carter Jonas York

5:02pm Wednesday 4th November 2015

YORK'S lettings market is experiencing a boom thanks to demand from professional tenants according to one of the city's property consultancies.

Pre tax profits hit £1.72 million for Potter Logistics in 50th anniversary year

York Press: Pre tax profits hit £172 million for Potter Logistics in 50th anniversary year

4:02pm Wednesday 4th November 2015

NORTH Yorkshire headquartered Potter Logistics has capped off its 50th year of trading by reporting a strong set of financial results consolidating its recent rapid growth.

BT plugs almost £200 million in North Yorkshire's economy

York Press: BT Offices , Stonebow   Picture Frank Dwyer (44872569)

12:53pm Wednesday 4th November 2015

AN independent report commissioned by BT to highlight its regional economic contribution has revealed the telecommunications giant generated £192 million in North Yorkshire in the past year.

Solicitor sinks his teeth into new role as director

York Press: Crombie Wilkinson director appointments (l-r), Duncan Morter, Abigail Mitchell, Emma Morris, Sharon Richardson, Chris Hindle   Picture: Frank Dwyer. (43930360)

11:28am Wednesday 4th November 2015

A HISTORIC York law firm dating back almost 300 years has appointed its 12th director.

Latest appointments

York Press: Edward Allen joins Langley Solicitors as an assistant solicitor in its private client unit.

9:01am Wednesday 4th November 2015

LANGLEYS Solicitors in York has appointed Edward Allen as an assistant solicitor in its private client unit.

Inspiring and exciting agenda lined up for 2015's York Business Week

York Press: A Pop Up Business Cafe is being hosted by York, North Yorkshire and East Riding Local Enterprise Partnership at Your Bike Shed in Micklegate

8:31am Wednesday 4th November 2015

Business Editor Laura Knowlson takes a look at what lies in store for the sixth York Business Week.

Business start-up numbers in York outstrip rest of the UK by 20 per cent

York Press: York is creating 20 per cent more new businesses per head than the rest of the UK

6:09am Wednesday 4th November 2015

YORK has been described as a "hotbed of innovation" as a new report reveals the city is creating 20 per cent more new businesses per head than the rest of the UK.

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A Swedish Lesson in Working Less by Ed Reid, owner of The Alternative Board

York Press: Ed Reid, The Alternative Board

9:02am Wednesday 18th November 2015

If there’s one subject I’ve written about more than any other in this blog it’s work/life balance. I make no apology for that. I hope everything I do is directed at two simple ends: helping you build a successful business – and making sure that you stay in control of the business, not the other way round.

A guide to tax when buying, renting out and selling property by Alastair Byrne at JWPCreers

York Press: Alastair Byrne

9:02am Wednesday 11th November 2015

When the Chancellor announced he was curbing tax breaks for landlords in Summer Budget 2015, it altered two valuable reliefs landlords could claim.

Mat Lazenby, director of Lazenby Brown

York Press: Mat Lazenby

9:02am Wednesday 18th November 2015

Mat Lazenby is a key figure in the region's creative industries sector and has played an instrumental role in many of York’s more creative initiatives, most recently as part of the group which created the bid for York to become a UNESCO City of Media Arts.

Andy Koss, chief executive of Drax Power

York Press: Andy Koss, chief executive of Drax Power

9:02am Wednesday 11th November 2015

Andy Koss admits that when he moved up from London to Yorkshire in 2000 he didn’t have a job to go to.