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Royal award hat-trick for Bettys & Taylors

York Press: Kenyan school children planting a tree as part of Bettys & Taylors Trees for Life project work in Kenya. Picture by Jonathan Gregson.

6:00am Friday 21st April 2017

WORK by North Yorkshire’s most famous tea producer to ensure sustainable sourcing has earned the company royal recognition as it is named among the recipients of this year’s Queen’s Awards.

PICTURES: First look inside York's new bar and restaurant in huge former furniture shop

York Press: INterior pics of Cosy Club in Fossgate.Pic Nigel Holland

9:13am Thursday 20th April 2017

A FORMER furniture shop and cinema will reopen to the public in a completely new guise today.

M& S set to close store in York

York Press: Monks Cross views.Pic Nigel Holland

9:46am Thursday 20th April 2017

MARKS & Spencer is planning to shut a York store as part of a wider closure scheme nationwide.

Ivy brasserie plan for York

York Press: Blacks store ,St Helen's Square, York  Picture Frank Dwyer.

4:00am Thursday 20th April 2017

AN OFFSHOOT of the prestigious Ivy restaurant in London could soon open in York.

Investment in capacity lets Paragon grow

York Press: Paragon Entertainment (56083494)

3:27pm Thursday 20th April 2017

RISING profits of more than 90 per cent have been reported at York attraction creator Paragon Entertainment after a year spent investing in capacity for the future.

Tesco eyes up sale of opticians

York Press: File photo dated 01/08/12 of a sign for a Tesco store, as the supermarket has said it will pay 12 million US dollars (£8 million) to settle a class-action lawsuit stemming from an accounting scandal that rocked the supermarket last year. PRESS ASSOCIAT

10:00am Thursday 20th April 2017

SUPERMARKET giant Tesco has announced it is to sell its in-store optician business in to Vision Express.

Food businesses invited to tuck in to workshops

York Press: Stimulating Innovation in the Agri-Food Sector

9:00am Thursday 20th April 2017

BUSINESSES in the food sector are being invited to a series of workshops and masterclasses alongside an opportunity to access to £5,000 for research and development.

York dental tools sold to new market in Asia

York Press: Integumen's laboratory at Sand Hutton, near York

6:00am Thursday 20th April 2017

DENTAL equipment created at laboratories in York is to be sold in South Korea as Integumen secures its first supply agreement in Asia.

New finance boss for York credit insurer

York Press: The CPP office in Holgate Park in York.Picture : Garry Atkinson.

4:00pm Wednesday 19th April 2017

A NEW chief financial officer has been appointed at York credit card insurer CPP after the last in post walked out amid losses of £1.9 million.

Lawyers moves after 25 years

York Press: Forsyth House

12:30pm Wednesday 19th April 2017

A YORK law firm is relocating following more than 25 years in the city centre after investing almost £1 million in premises at Monks Cross.

Sticky talk at professional dinner event

York Press: Fraser Doherty

11:16am Wednesday 19th April 2017

THE entrepreneur who was the youngest ever major supermarket supplier has been named as the guest speaker at this year York Professionals annual dinner.

Firm’s diamond deal

York Press: Hoseshop’s Mick Shakespeare in his Harrogate premises with some of the hoses and couplings supplied to a diamond mine in Angola.

10:00am Wednesday 19th April 2017

A FAMILY-run North Yorkshire business has just dispatched its largest order - nearly three miles of hoses to a diamond mine in Angola.

“Pop up” was just the ticket

York Press: George Welton and Lucy Mardon at York railway station with the new Brown and Blond ‘pop up’ shop.

9:00am Wednesday 19th April 2017

A YOUNG baker is on track with expansion plans for his business after the success of a pop up shop at York railway station.

National tender goes to York security firm

York Press: From left Andy Legg (Cleaning Operative), John Nicoll (Cleaning Operative), Carl Nickson (Director at Eboracum), Deborah O'Donnell (Centre Manager at Vangarde Shopping Park), Carl Bailey (Facilities Support Manager) and Mike Altoft (Facilities Support

6:00am Wednesday 19th April 2017

YORK’S £90 million shopping park has turned to local suppliers following a national search for security services.

House building plans for York still in limbo two years on

York Press:

4:00am Tuesday 18th April 2017

A CRUCIAL development plan setting out plans for new houses in York is still in limbo two years after new parties took control of the council.

Buzz created as firm expands

York Press: Pictured at the opening of the new Beeline Broadband offices at Brawby Grange, are Technical Director Glen Garrett, left, Sales and Communications Manager Selwyn Jones and local MP Kevin Hollinrake, right, with staff and friends. Picture David Harrison..

9:00am Tuesday 18th April 2017

AN expanding broadband business has opened a new “hive” of offices.

Refurb and fresh name for York bar

York Press:

5:00am Monday 17th April 2017

A GRADE II listed bar in York city centre has reopened under a new name after undergoing a £1.1million refurbishment.

47 new jobs at York’s fifth Travelodge hotel

York Press: Exterior of new Travelodge in Layerthorpe  Picture Frank Dwyer.

5:00am Monday 17th April 2017

TRAVELODGE has begun recruiting 47 members of staff as it prepares to open its fifth hotel in York this summer.

Stomping in to retailers

York Press: From left, Jim Coleman and Andrew Malcher of High Street TV with Gordon Black and Elefoot

9:00am Friday 14th April 2017

THE NORTH Yorkshire retailer famed for bringing renowned juicer NutriBullet to the market is launching a new product to tackle household waste problems after teaming up with its inventor.

Thousands of new jobs set at former colliery site

York Press:

12:27pm Thursday 13th April 2017

THOUSANDS of new jobs could be brought to North Yorkshire, with the redevelopment of a former colliery.

Pavers takes on Brantano sites

York Press: Pavers Office

2:45pm Thursday 13th April 2017

YORK based global footwear retailer Pavers has expanded its UK store portfolio after buying four shoe shops from the beleaguered Brantano brand.

New owners at golf club

York Press: The KP Club

9:00am Thursday 13th April 2017

A GOLF club and holiday lodge resort near Pocklington has been acquired by the fourth largest operator of holiday parks in the UK.

Hunters on the expansion path

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 Thursday 13th April 2017

YORK estate agency group Hunters has unlocked a 31 per cent rise in pre tax profits pushing the firm closer to the £2 million mark.

Latest appointments

York Press: Judy Lankester, Mark Day and Andrew Gowar at Langleys Solicitors

10:00am Wednesday 12th April 2017

A YORK legal firm has strengthened its private law division with the appointment of two experienced professionals.

Extreme sports adventurer buckles in as face of Twisted

York Press: Sean Conway with Land Rover at Twisted in Thirsk

9:00am Wednesday 12th April 2017

EXTREME endurance adventurer Sean Conway has joined Twisted as the Thirsk-based company’s latest ambassador, as he continues his preparations for his world record attempt to cycle the 8,500-mile route around the coast of Australia.

Ethics in the spotlight with new York award

York Press: From left, Dave Harrison from the Centre for Assessment, Phil Thorn of Hiscox and Bethan Vincent of Bright Ethics

6:00am Wednesday 12th April 2017

SPECIALIST insurer Hiscox is the first business to be awarded a new certification by York-based venture Bright Ethics for its outstanding commitment to ethical and responsible business practice in its York office.

TV show drops in at sawmill

York Press: Tony Robinson, presenter of Coast To Coast, with Emma Woods, owner of Duncombe Sawmill

6:00am Tuesday 11th April 2017

A HELMSLEY business and the North York Moors National Park will be the stars of the show during an upcoming episode of a new TV programme hosted by Tony Robinson.

Boost in new orders for region's businesses

York Press: Embargoed to 0001 Saturday April 1..File photo dated 18/09/12 of bank notes and coins. The pay of younger workers has not kept pace with rising living costs despite increases in minimum wage rates, a study has found. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: S

5:00am Monday 10th April 2017

FIRMS across the region enjoyed an increase in new orders during March, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Regional Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI).

Two-metre high animals to line Tour de Yorkshire route

York Press:

11:00am Sunday 9th April 2017

TWO-metre high Yorkshire animals and birds will line part of the route of the Tour de Yorkshire between Pocklington and Malton.

Rural businesses awards scheme

York Press: Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking.

6:00am Friday 7th April 2017

RURAL businesses in the York area are being encouraged to enter an awards scheme aimed specifically at them.

New service to tackle racism

York Press: David Leckie

6:00am Friday 7th April 2017

A NEW service is being launched by a York firm to help employers uncover racism in their workplace - amid warnings that the problem has worsened in the wake of the Brexit referendum.

New jobs pledge by York company

York Press: Stuart Paver

4:00am Thursday 6th April 2017

A YORK-BASED global footwear company says a bid for an ailing retail chain was a clear sign of its plans to expand in the UK and abroad.

Tech firm in top 100

York Press: Staff at Nitesite.

6:00am Thursday 6th April 2017

Rugby star at network event

York Press: From left, Mike Everitt, Fraser Macdonald, Charlie Simpson Daniel, Michael Goodwin, Emma Smailes and Lorraine Walker

5:00am Thursday 6th April 2017

MORE than 70 businesses were inspired by a former sportsman with a winning knack for starting up enterprises at a new networking event held at a major visitor attraction near York.

Publishing success

York Press: National railway IOIC North

6:00am Tuesday 4th April 2017

Autohorn Group invests in Bristol based waste management company

York Press:

5:02pm Monday 3rd April 2017

A YORK-based business has linked up with an environmental company and promised new jobs for the city.

York medical lawyer re-accredited

York Press: Andrew Cragg

6:00am Monday 3rd April 2017

£1m boost to Elvington firm

York Press: Chafer's new loading area in Elvington

5:14am Monday 3rd April 2017

A LEADING supplier of plant products for farmers has invested £1million in its liquid fertiliser site near York.

Success for family-run letting agency

York Press:

4:30am Monday 3rd April 2017

AN independent family-run lettings agency near York has been named top managing agent in this year’s Good Landlord Awards.

Lawyer’s finance win

York Press: Peter McCormick

6:00am Friday 31st March 2017

THE senior partner of Harrogate-based McCormicks Solicitors has been named Agriculture Lawyer of the Year for the UK by Finance Monthly magazine.

Award for flood-hit firm

York Press: RECOGNITION: From left, Belvoir’s chief operating officer Dorian Gonsalves, award winners Charlotte Baron and her mother Claire Leathley, and guest host, TV personality Gyles Brandreth

6:00am Friday 31st March 2017

A MOTHER and daughter whose property management agency fell victim to the devastating York floods of 2015 have been recognised in an annual awards scheme.

Specialists new shows

York Press: SPECIALISTS: Richard and Andrew Manby, directors of Joe Manby Limited

6:00am Thursday 30th March 2017

EVENT services specialist Joe Manby Limited has added two new shows to its expanding portfolio after being appointed as event services supplier for UKSG and the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) Annual Conferences, both being held at the Harrogate International Centre in the spring.

Sold: maltings heritage homes

York Press: FIRST IN: Pictured in the communal entrance of Clementhorpe Maltings, where many of the restored maltings artefacts are displayed, are Northminster Ltd development surveyor Alastair Gill, left, and former BBC TV journalist Jim O’Farrell, the first perso

6:00am Thursday 30th March 2017

ALMOST all of an historic housing scheme which has regenerated part of York’s brewing heritage has been sold within days of going on sale.

North Yorks law firm goes back to its roots

York Press: REGAINING IDENTITY: The Burn & Co management team, from left, Mark Burn, Claire Trueman, Claire Rutter and Graeme Burn

6:00am Wednesday 29th March 2017

A LOCAL law firm is restoring its original identity after leaving a national legal network.

New post for senior associate Elaine

York Press: Elaine Raywood

6:00am Wednesday 29th March 2017

EAST YORKSHIRE-BASED HMRC-handling and tax dispute specialist Independent Tax has expanded its team with the appointment of a Senior Associate with more than 20 years of experience of working for both HMRC and local accountancy firms.

Partners takes on new recruit

York Press: Robert Stebbings

6:00am Wednesday 29th March 2017

Zigzag lines up for York

York Press: NEW VENTURE: Elliot Jones

6:00am Wednesday 29th March 2017

THE owner of a new digital business says he chose to launch it in York rather than Leeds “to truly set ourselves apart from the agency smog”.

Chamber president ‘buoyed’ by Brexit

York Press: New president Ed Everard  of York & North Yorkshire Chamber with new vice-president Bridget Davies

6:00am Wednesday 29th March 2017

THE president of York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce told members he had been “buoyed up” by the resilience of local businesses since the Brexit decision.

Great start for new city store

York Press: OPEN FORE BUSINESS: Manager Keith Mawer and customer Gareth Lloyd cut a chain to open the new Screwfix York store

6:00am Wednesday 29th March 2017

A NEW store in York has enjoyed a successful start after opening its doors.

Business market showcases talent

York Press: Pavilions of Harrogate.

6:00am Tuesday 28th March 2017

A BUSINESS gathering in North Yorkshire is being billed as an ideal way to see the county’s entrepreneurial spirit in action.

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The cost of unrated insurers

York Press: Zach Gray.

9:00am Wednesday 19th April 2017

Is it worth risking the security of your organisation by saving a few pounds on your insurance premiums?

Term time holidays – recent changes in the law

York Press:

10:41am Monday 10th April 2017

Jeremy Scott, Head of Regulatory at Lupton Fawcett, comments upon a recent High Court decision which changes the way ‘regular attendance’ is considered.


Insuring expansion

York Press: David Fryer, managing director JMG Townends

12:02pm Wednesday 1st March 2017

AS MANAGING director of JMG Townends insurance brokers, David Fryer is leading a mission to focus on local business growth after the joint venture between Townends Chartered Accountants and insurance broker JM Glendinning, relocated to York in 2015 from headquarters in Guiseley.

Boss unlocks terror

York Press: Stuart Jarman, General Manager – The York Dungeon

3:47pm Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Stuart Jarman, general manager – The York Dungeon