Hotel strategy must remain on the agenda

York Press: York Minster. Picture: Matt Clark  (7356607)

11:05am Friday 24th October 2014

A REPORT featuring critical views of York's visitor economy by hoteliers in the city has been welcomed as catalyst for change.

Brewery wins new supermarket deal

York Press: Tom and Gill Mellor of Wold Top Brewery

9:22am Friday 24th October 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire brewery is expanding its supermarket presence after wining a contract to supply Morrisons.

Furniture store reopens following refurbishment

York Press: Geoffrey Benson & Son

9:22am Friday 24th October 2014

A FURNITURE retailer has overhauled its showrooms and stock as part of a £250,000 refurbishment which has been dubbed the "most significant development" in the business's long history.

Refinance deal sets up IT firm for future growth

York Press:

9:20am Friday 24th October 2014

IT SERVICES provider Esteem Systems is positioned for growth after completing a re-finance deal.

Bank manager welcomes top ranking

York Press:

9:20am Friday 24th October 2014

A YORK bank manager has welcomed news that Swedish banking group Handelsbanken has been rated top for customer satisfaction for the sixth year running in an independent survey of British banks.

Call for action on former chocolate factory site

York Press:

8:36am Friday 24th October 2014

CITY leaders are calling for action on what they call the "missing piece of the jigsaw" in the redevelopment of York's major brownfield sites.

Businesses invited to event to promote export

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9:20am Friday 24th October 2014

BUSINESSES in York and North Yorkshire are being urged to prepare for global success by taking part in Export Week.

Royal kitchen maker goes into administration

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9:18am Friday 24th October 2014

A NORTH Yorkshire catering equipment specialist which re-fitted the kitchens of BuckinghamPalace has gone into administration.

Historic restoration specialist created new modern offices

York Press: William Anelay working on the new offices for The Press in Walmgate

11:04am Friday 24th October 2014

THE new offices for The Press were redeveloped by one of the oldest construction companies in the world.

Building the ultimate student experience

York Press: Adrian Ray (11808684)

11:02am Friday 24th October 2014

THE new student accommodation in Walmgate marks a £60 million investment by Student Castle as it looks to create its biggest UK site here in York.

The changing face of Walmgate

York Press: Nicholas Cope, landlord of The Spread Eagle

11:01am Friday 24th October 2014

TRADERS in Walmgate, York, have welcomed the many changes happening outside their front doors.

Teamwork pays off in The Press HQ project

York Press: S Harrison are also providing student accommodation for York St John University at Hungate

10:58am Friday 24th October 2014

TEAMWORK and perseverance have delivered a property story with a happy ending for The Press and its staff.

York needs 'better quality hotels'

York Press: Cedar Court Grand Hotel & Spa in York

11:23am Thursday 23rd October 2014

YORK'S hotel industry is suffering from"cannibalisation" following an increased number of budget hotels according to a long awaited report into the city's accommodation offering.

Ellis eyes export growth with market research appointment

York Press:

9:18am Thursday 23rd October 2014

NORTH Yorkshire cable cleat manufacturer Ellis is looking to increase its exports operation by investing in research in overseas markets.

Retailer pulls out stops to support brewing industry

York Press:

9:15am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A YORK based online ale retailer has launched a "supporters club" in a bid to help the UK's micro-brewing industry.

Businesses invited to work with university to boost innovation

York Press: University of York logo

9:14am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BUSINESS across the region are being encouraged to work with University of York through the funding initiative Small Innovation Projects.

‘End doubt over asphalt plant plans’

York Press: North Yorkshire County Council logo - zxc

1:02pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A PLANNING for an asphalt plant at Whitewall Quarry in Norton has been deferred for the ninth time for further submissions to be considered.

Networking puts coffee emporium on path for growth

York Press:

8:31am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A YORK based coffee business is looking to expand its team after growing turnover fortyfold in just two-and-a-half years.

City centre office development hits full occupancy

York Press:

8:29am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A CITY centre office building is now fully occupied as a global engineering and development consultancy expands its operation in York.

Health technology firm expands with acquisition

York Press:

8:24am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

YORK based medical diagnostic company Abingdon Health has acquired a university spin-off business in a deal worth £2.1 million.

Loan helps marquee company reach new heights

York Press: Finance Yorkshire Investment Manager Ian Atkinson and Tim Betteridge, Managing Director of Pinnacle Marquees.

9:06am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A MARQUEE company is looking to increase its stock after securing a £30,000 business loan from Finance Yorkshire.

Design firm has plans for future growth after office move

York Press: The team at Space Creative in their new offices in Escrick, back row from the left: Nick Eady, Martin Holmes, Helen Suttle, Kate Eady, Mike Smethurst, James Brunyard. Front row from the left: Mandy Clenaghan, Alex Brandsen, Jen Kealey and Ed Storey. Pictu

9:04am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A DESIGN agency which started life in its founder's attic is now operating out of new offices with a ten strong team of staff.

Extension deal for Continuum's Coronation Street tour

York Press:

9:02am Tuesday 21st October 2014

YORK attractions operator Continuum has agreed an extension for its latest project, dubbed "one of the highest profile visitor attractions outside of London".

Small businesses call for help in reducing antisocial behaviour

York Press:

9:02am Tuesday 21st October 2014

SMALL businesses in York's city centre want to see antisocial behaviour tackled but have voiced mixed views on how it should be paid for.

Shopkeeper claims York market revamp wrecked her custom

York Press:

9:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A SHOPKEEPER claims the £1.5 million revamp of York's Market has had a devastating impact on her fledgling business nearby.

Technology firm restated accounts prior to takeover

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9:02am Tuesday 21st October 2014

YORK based technology and software business Trustmarque was facing accounting issues prior to being acquired by a turnaround investor it has been revealed.

Taylor of Harrogate promotes export

York Press:

9:02am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TAYLOR of Harrogate has been chosen to host the next networking event in Leeds City Region’s We are International campaign.

Business levy proposal to fund action to secure York city centre's future

York Press:

11:48am Monday 20th October 2014

HUNDREDS of businesses within York’s inner ring road are being asked to help raise £750,000 a year to secure the city centre’s future.

Venturefest lands new sponsorship

York Press: Professor Tony Hardy

1:34pm Monday 20th October 2014

YORK'S annual technology exhibition Venturefest will return for 2015 as organisers secure financial backing from Innovate UK.

New brewery boosted by business support

York Press:

1:32pm Monday 20th October 2014

YORK’S newest brewery, Ainsty Ales, has been officially launched.

Software links hospital and GP information

York Press:

1:30pm Monday 20th October 2014

WETHERBY-based software company Blackbox Medical had landed two new NHS contracts in the North East.

Shoe retailer steps into hospitality

York Press: Ian Paver

1:24pm Monday 20th October 2014

YORK shoe retailer Ian Paver has acquired a restaurant in Wales as he looks to step into the hospitality industry.

How does productivity affect poverty?

York Press: Joseph Rowntree Foundation logo

1:23pm Monday 20th October 2014

A NEW research project has been undertaken by organisations in York in a bid to tackle productivity and poverty.

Medical firm continues commercialisation of wound healing aid

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1:28pm Monday 20th October 2014

A YORK developer of medical devices has announced the results of clinical trails into its latest product designed to assist wound healing.

Craftsmen and women honoured at awards ceremony

York Press:

10:28am Monday 20th October 2014

CRAFTSMEN and women from York and North Yorkshire have been honoured for their achievements in restoration work at an annual awards ceremony.

Discount retailer given go-ahead for second York shop

York Press: Home Bargains to open in Leigh this weekend

5:09pm Sunday 19th October 2014

DISCOUNT retail chain Home Bargains has been given the go-ahead to open another store in York, which it says will create 50 jobs.

Future growth on the cards for animal care specialist

York Press: Iain Menneer

1:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

YORK veterinary medicine and animal chipping specialist Animalcare is “well positioned” for future growth as the now debt free business reports sales of £12.9 million.

Behind the scenes at UK’s food agency

York Press:

12:59pm Friday 17th October 2014

MEMBERS of the public have been given an exclusive behind the scenes look at the science behind the food they eat as the UK’s Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) celebrated its centenary.

Chamber's frustration over stalled Local Plan

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12:57pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE Chamber of Commerce has voiced its disappointment over news that York's Local Plan has been stalled.

Apprentices join regional law firm

York Press:

12:51pm Friday 17th October 2014

A YORK law firm is growing its staff development programme with the appointment of two new apprentices.

Traders ask for better promotion on event days

York Press: York Minster, Bar Walls

12:48pm Friday 17th October 2014

RETAILERS in York are calling for more to be done to promote the city’s offering during key events off the back of slow trade over the marathon weekend.

Micro-businesses in focus at East Riding event

York Press: East Riding of Yorkshire Council logo

12:55pm Friday 17th October 2014

FOUR successful micro-businesses will be at a special panel event in the East Riding on Tuesday, October 28.

New bathroom store to open at Clifton Moor

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9:34am Friday 17th October 2014

INDEPENDENT bathroom retailer Better Bathrooms will open a new showroom in York this month.

Fall in jobless figures is welcomed by Chamber chief

York Press:

10:16am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE number of people out of work in York, North and East Yorkshire is continuing to fall and remains below the national average unemployment rate, according to the latest figures.

Bang Hair celebrates their seventh birthday with charity fundraising party

York Press:

10:07am Thursday 16th October 2014

A YORK hairdressing salon has celebrated its birthday with a bang, raising more than £1,000 for charity.

Share your best trip to win a treat

York Press: Rail operator East Coast back on track

10:04am Thursday 16th October 2014

YORK-based rail company East Coast is offering children aged 5 to 11 years a chance to win a rail trip for themselves and all their classmates by designing a train to represent a happy journey.

More affordable homes needed

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9:53am Thursday 16th October 2014

BUYING a home is out of the reach of many Yorkshire residents, a new report has claimed.

Steel firm sale sparks fears over possible job losses

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11:13am Thursday 16th October 2014

INDUSTRIAL giant Tata Steel is planning to sell its Long Products division, which employs thousands of workers at several UK sites – including York.

Ethics at the heart of new kids’ clothes firm

York Press:

1:40pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A STUDENT has shelved her degree for a year to concentrate on setting up a children’s clothing business.

Rowntree Wharf goes up for sale

York Press:

8:39am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE Joseph Rowntree Foundation is planning to sell Rowntree Wharf, a former flour mill in York which it bought and converted into flats and offices in the late 1980s.

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Internet can lift the high streets

York Press: Sue Reece

3:02pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

We have a lot to be proud of and celebrate in York – heritage, culture, lifestyle, retail, education, business, I could go on. But we shouldn’t rest on our laurels, there’s always more we can do to make it the best of the best, to keep it vibrant and help it thrive.

New pension scheme calls employers to comply now

York Press: Tony Farmer

2:54pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

The law on workplace pensions has now changed and every employer must comply. UK employers have to automatically enrol all eligible members of staff into a workplace pension and pay a minimum contribution in to the fund. Even if you already offer pension arrangements, you will still have new obligations to meet.


Andy Baker, chief executive of Plusnet

York Press: Plusnet chief executive Andy Baker

2:47pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

THIS month up to 7,000 runners will take to the streets of York for the second ever Yorkshire Marathon.

Jamie McCall, creative director PLB

York Press: (9841416)

2:18pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

WITH a passion to make our country's heritage accessible for everyone, Jamie McCall leads the creative team at Malton-based PLB.


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