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Business

City firm's big deal north of the border

York Press: INVESTING: Nick Robinson and Stephen Hampshire of Expresso Property Limited

6:00am Tuesday 19th September 2017

A YORK-BASED property firm has unveiled a major investment north of the border.

Help on offer to tackle digital threats

York Press: Jo Yeates, head of Hethertons’ employment law team

6:44am Monday 18th September 2017

A YORK law firm is offering local businesses the chance to get up to speed with the threats posed by the digital world with the help of leading cyber-security experts.

Insight into city strategy one year on

York Press: Councillor David Carr

5:00am Monday 18th September 2017

A YEAR after city leaders set an economic strategy to guide growth until the end of the decade, a York hotel has hosted a two-hour gathering to look back at progress so far.

Selby firm's Meadowhall contribution

York Press: Evergrip's GRP raceway at Meadowhall.

12:12pm Thursday 14th September 2017

A COMPANY from Selby has played a vital role in the £60m refurbishment of Meadowhall shopping centre.

Drax starts move towards gas and battery developments

York Press: Drax Power Station at sunset, Selby North Yorkshire England UK.

2:57pm Wednesday 13th September 2017

DRAX power station is eyeing a shift from coal into gas, and is looking at the construction of battery storage at its site.

Shortlist revealed for Press Business Awards

York Press: Pictured at The Press Business Awards held at York Racecourse are the winners. Picture David Harrison.

9:00am Wednesday 13th September 2017

THE Press is delighted to announce the shortlist for its 2017 Business Awards.

Food and drink sector in spotlight

York Press: York's Food and Drink Festival is at the Principal York Hotel.

4:03pm Wednesday 13th September 2017

YORKSHIRE’S food sector in a post-Brexit world will be a subject of debate at York's Food and Drink Conference.

Business sticks for 18 years

York Press: Keith Pickering - The Stick Man - hard at work in his workshop

8:00am Tuesday 12th September 2017

A FORMER trout farm manager who carved out a new career for himself supplying sticks to the stars is celebrating 18 years in business.

Fire safety message for businesses

York Press: Firefighters are offering businesses safety advice this week Picture: Graham Hunt

1:35pm Monday 11th September 2017

NORTH Yorkshire firefighters are offering businesses safety advice this week, as part of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) UK Business Safety Week 2017.

Who’s our finalists?

York Press: Press Business Awards 2017

9:00am Monday 11th September 2017

THE shortlist for The Press Business Awards 2017 is being announced this week.

New deals in Europe for Langver

York Press: Langver Engineering's ratchet tensioners

6:00am Wednesday 6th September 2017

DOMINANCE in the UK market has set the foundations for exploration into new overseas territories for North Yorkshire manufacturer Langver.

Diploma is awarded to accountant

York Press: Veronica Ridsdale

2:20pm Wednesday 6th September 2017

A York accountant who specialises in advising charities and not-for-profit organisations has gained a key professional qualification.

Exports boost retailer’s sales

York Press: HSBC’s Hannah Raistrick, Gear4music’s chief financial operator Chris Scott and HSBC’s Jonathan Rutter

2:56pm Tuesday 5th September 2017

YORK headquartered online musical instrument retailer Gear4music has reported a 44 per cent rise in revenues after growing overseas sales by £6.1 million.

Optibiotix teams up with global giant Tata

York Press: Optibiotix chief executive Stephen O'Hara.

1:17pm Tuesday 5th September 2017

A YORK life sciences business says it is "fast approaching the next stage" in tackling today's chronic lifestyle diseases after entering a scale up and manufacturing agreement with India's largest food ingredients supplier.

Map reveals region's prosperity has risen

8:03am Tuesday 5th September 2017

YORKSHIRE and the Humber is more prosperous than it was a year ago, according to the third edition of the annual UK Prosperity Map from Barclays Wealth and Investments.

Jeweller wins silver award

York Press: AWARD: Army reservist Kyle Alexanders and proprieter of the Bardley's Jewellers,  Kay Bradley at last year's York Ice Festival

7:02pm Monday 4th September 2017

BRADLEY'S Jewellers of York is to be presented with a silver award by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) Employer Recognition Scheme.

York city centre hotel is sold

York Press: Hotel 53

5:29pm Monday 4th September 2017

HOTEL 53 in Piccadilly has been sold to the Axcel Group Ltd with a guide price of £13 million.

Snappy is happy with bike gifts

York Press: HAPPY:  Leila. 7. who attends the summer club and S Harrison’s director David Clancy test drive the new bikes donated by the firm to charity Snappy.

11:24am Monday 4th September 2017

CHILDREN attending a summer holiday club at Snappy – the Special Needs Activities and Play Provision for York – are enjoying riding a selection of new bikes and scooters that have been provided by local development company S Harrison.

Get ready for new EU data regulations

York Press: EU regulations begin in May

10:25am Monday 4th September 2017

BUSINESSES in Selby are being offered a three-hour workshop to bring them up to speed with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) that come into force in May 2018.

Rafi's Spicebox to open a new shop

York Press: Rafi's cookbook

7:26am Monday 4th September 2017

FAMILY-owned spice specialists Rafi’s Spicebox is set to open a fifth shop later this month, branching out into Europe’s largest indoor market, in Leeds.

WYCA appoints a dozen companies

York Press: PROJECT: Temple Green Park and Ride

11:40am Thursday 31st August 2017

WEST Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has appointed 12 companies to its Professional Services Framework, including six from York.

Law firm's book case

York Press: SPONSOR: Zoe Robinson, managing partner of Raworths with author and former newsreader John Suchet Picture by Chris Hall

9:19am Thursday 31st August 2017

LAW firm Raworths is to continue as title sponsor of Harrogate International Festival’s headline literature festival.

Two key role changes at IoD in the north

York Press: TAKING THE HELM: Jon Geldart, chairman, Yorkshire and the Humber, IoD

8:46am Thursday 31st August 2017

THE Institute of Directors (IoD) has appointed Jon Geldart as its regional chairman for Yorkshire and the Humber.

Singing debut for Yorkshire tenor

York Press: YORKSHIRE TENOR: Jacob Walsh is to make his debut

12:01pm Wednesday 30th August 2017

YORK hotel worker Jacob Walsh is set to appear on stage for the first time as an opera singer extraordinaire.

Growth for matchmaking platform for SME grad jobs

York Press: CONNECTIONS: York Science Park CEO Tracey Smith and director Fraser Anderson (centre and centre right)

11:37am Wednesday 30th August 2017

A YORK Science Park-based business says it is turning graduate recruitment on its head with the introduction of exclusive software that connects small and medium sized businesses with university graduates.

Optibiotix hits the US

York Press: Optibiotix chief executive Stephen O'Hara.

6:00am Friday 25th August 2017

YORK life sciences business Optibiotix Health has opened up new commercial opportunity in the US for its cholesterol and blood pressure reducing products.

Growth at CPP after five years

York Press: Jason Walsh.

3:44pm Thursday 24th August 2017

CREDIT insurer CPP has announced its return to growth for the first time in more than five years as international success props up an 18 per cent rise in revenues.

Shredder helps treat airport waste

York Press: Huw Crampton, Tidy Planet’s sales manager, at the plant.

9:00am Thursday 24th August 2017

NORTH Yorkshire industrial shredding specialist UNTHA UK has helped London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports generate 25,500kw of heat from waste food.

Funding boosts brewers plans

York Press: Craig Lee, Rudgate Brewery

6:00am Thursday 24th August 2017

A YORK brewery is set for expansion to serve new supply deals after tapping in to financial support from a regional lender.

Villagers stranded after bus firm collapse

York Press: Utopia's 422 service between York and Cawood

5:07pm Wednesday 23rd August 2017

VILLAGERS between York, Selby and Tadcaster have been left stranded after a bus operator suddenly ceased trading with little notice to passengers.

Hockey deal for N.Yorks drink

York Press: Harrogate Water sponsors the Hockey World Cup

4:35pm Wednesday 23rd August 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire water brand is to be the official water of the Hockey Women’s World Cup next year as part of a three-year sponsorship agreement between Harrogate Water and England and Great Britain Hockey.

New role to boost food sector glory

York Press: Phil Schofield of Whitkik Waste

10:20am Wednesday 23rd August 2017

INDEPENDENTLY owned North Yorkshire waste company Whitkirk Waste Solutions is looking to build on its success in the food and drinks sector following the appointment of a new sales manager.

New partners welcomed at G+E

York Press: G+E New partners Tariq Javaid, Sarah Ashton and Matthew Grant with managing partner Russell Turner (centre)

9:00am Wednesday 23rd August 2017

THREE new partners have been appointed at York accountancy firm Garbutt + Elliott.

Lawyers rise up among office ranks

York Press: Langleys promotions, from left, Sean Riley, Sarah Dalton, James Bradley and Thomas Spring

6:00am Wednesday 23rd August 2017

A RAFT of senior promotions have been made within York law firm Langleys.

Persimmon revenues rise to £1.6bn

York Press: Jeff Fairburn, group CEO of Persimmon Homes

2:58pm Tuesday 22nd August 2017

YORK based house builder Persimmon says it is well placed to respond to changing market conditions as it reports a 30 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £457.4 million.

Urgent calls to prioritise rail

York Press: Train lines approaching York station

3:43pm Tuesday 22nd August 2017

BUSINESS leaders in York have joined counterparts across the region in urgent calls for Government not to derail investment in trains and infrastructure in the North.

Mine project 'on time and on budget'

York Press: The Managing Director and CEO of Sirius Minerals Chris Fraser at Sneaton Castle, Whitby, where councillors are discussing whether to allow what is potentially the world's biggest potash mine to be constructed in one of England's national parks. PR

8:49am Tuesday 22nd August 2017

THE COMPANY behind a new fertiliser mine, set to bring a thousand new jobs to the north, says the project is currently "on time and on budget".

Scarborough firm in major investment deal

York Press: Staff at Stuart's Foods.

5:45pm Monday 21st August 2017

A COMPANY’S plan to become the go to brand for quality and ethically-sourced ingredients in the North has seen them acquire S Clift Grimsby Limited in a deal that could eventually be worth £500,000.

Top award for Malton firm

York Press: From left, Jon Fullarton, Steve Ward, Barry Byers, Dave Walmsley

2:25pm Monday 21st August 2017

A MALTON logistics firm has scored a top industry award and joined an elite group of transport companies.

Military charity opens in York to help officers into work

York Press: The Officers Association

10:00am Friday 18th August 2017

A CHARITY supporting serving and former officers in finding new careers after leaving the military has opened its northern office in York.

Additions to Twisted team

York Press: Twisted's newly expanded team

9:00am Friday 18th August 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire based global name in specialist Land Rovers has responded to a period of growth with the addition of seven new members to its team.

Renovo reports record growth

York Press: Chris Parker, managing director of Renovo

6:00am Friday 18th August 2017

A YORK based outplacement specialist is expanding within its headquarters after a record breaking start to 2017.

Brick maker’s £78k school deal

York Press: e new Art and Design Technology Centre at Pocklington School

10:00am Thursday 17th August 2017

YORK Handmade Brick Company has played a role in the creation of the new Art and Design Technology Centre at Pocklington School through a £78,000 contract.

Investment cut costs

York Press: From left, Arthur Asquith (relationship director, Lloyds Bank), David Sharp (chief executive, North Yorkshire Youth), Alan Kur (regional manager, Lloyds Bank)

9:01am Thursday 17th August 2017

Activity centre to improve facilities through cost savings on energy

Tax credits buy site for growth

York Press: Workhaus MD Jim Ibbetson (right) with Garbutt + Elliott's Simon Palmer and Angela Mikola

6:00am Thursday 17th August 2017

A MUSEUM display manufacturer is set to purchase one of the buildings in which it operates thanks to tax credits from its research and development programme.

Mushroom grower creates 100 new jobs

York Press: A CGI of the new Hughes facility at Holme on Spalding Moor

6:00am Wednesday 16th August 2017

MORE than 100 jobs are being created as an Irish mushroom supplier invests in a new multi-million pound growing and packing facility in the region.

160 million expamles of the greatest show on turf

York Press:

11:30am Wednesday 16th August 2017

A TURF supplier on the outskirst of York has harvested and delivered its 160 millionth roll of turf.

Employees take ownership of vegetable supplier Riverford

York Press: Guy Watson of Riverford Organic Farmers

10:25am Wednesday 16th August 2017

TWO milestones are being celebrated by farming and produce venture as it celebrates its 10th anniversary in Yorkshire and 30 years of farming in the UK.

Work starts on £1m warehouse

York Press: Steven Meyer, managing director of Cod Beck Blenders

9:00am Wednesday 16th August 2017

WORK is underway on a four month project to create a new £1 million warehouse facility creating ten new jobs.

Latest appointments

York Press: David Scott of Hethertons

8:00am Wednesday 16th August 2017

DAVID Scott has been appointed as a senior associate within Hethertons employment team.

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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?

Goodbye to tribunal fees

York Press: Brian Harrington.

9:00am Wednesday 6th September 2017

Fees to bring Employment Tribunal claims are now a thing of the past! The Supreme Court has ruled that the imposition of fees to bring employment claims is unconstitutional and discriminatory.


20 years in plant sales

York Press: Tony Coles of Johnsons of Whixley

9:16am Wednesday 13th September 2017

JOHNSONS of Whixley is one of the largest commercial nursery businesses in Europe, and a trusted supplier of plants and trees to the amenity sector in the UK.

Twisting a classic

York Press: Charles Fawcett, founder and managing director of Twisted Automotive

9:00am Wednesday 19th July 2017

A TRUE champion of the “anti ordinary”, Charles Fawcett is the owner and managing director of Twisted Automotive, based in Thirsk, North Yorkshire.