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Big modernisation planned at York sweet factory after dispute ends

York Press: Striking workerson the picket line  at the Tangerine sweet factory in York Picture Frank Dwyer.

6:01pm Wednesday 22nd February 2017

A LONG-RUNNING pay dispute at a York sweet factory has been settled - as it emerged the complex is set to be modernised to help keep it competitive.

Famous Thirsk hotel to close for £1m refurb

York Press: The Golden Fleece, Thirsk

12:05pm Wednesday 22nd February 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire hotel which boasts the title of one of England’s oldest coaching inns is to undergo a £1 million refurbishment programme.

Team advises £130m deals

York Press: G+E's Corporate Finance Team, from left, Mark Phillips (Manager), Amish Arya (Executive), Richard Feltham (Partner), Nick Barker (Manager), Tony Farmer (Partner), Steve Garbett (Manager), Tariq Javaid (Director).

10:00am Wednesday 22nd February 2017

A BUSY year for corporate deals has been reported in the region as York accountancy firm Garbutt + Elliott reveals it advised on deals totalling £130 million.

Holiday home spend hits park’s profits

York Press: One of Flamingo Land's new holdiay cottages The Gate

8:00am Wednesday 22nd February 2017

FLAMINGO Land has seen pre-tax profits drop after ramping up expenditure by more than 50 per cent as part of a drive to reposition the park in the holiday market.

Enterprise Cafe places available

York Press: Selby Civic Centre.

6:00am Wednesday 22nd February 2017

PLACES are available for the next Selby Enterprise Cafe.

Legal directors to leave board

York Press: Lupton Fawcett management changes (l to r) James Richardson Nigel Broadbent and Richard Marshall

6:00am Wednesday 22nd February 2017

THE two highest ranking board members of one of Yorkshire’s largest law firms who between them lead the acquisition of a York-based practice are stepping down from the company.

Nestlé reveals a new flavour for KitKat Bites

York Press:

6:00am Tuesday 21st February 2017

A NEW flavour of the bite-sized version of York’s famous KitKat chocolate bar has been launched.

MP in plea forshop rates help

York Press: Rachael Maskell Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

6:01am Tuesday 21st February 2017

A YORK MP has raised concerns about the Government’s impending changes to business rates, and says much more needs to be done to help shop owners.

Cafe up for top tourism award

York Press: Colin and Jo Barnes from Smile Cafe

6:00am Monday 20th February 2017

A DELIGHTED couple who own an East Yorkshire cafe are raising a cuppa in celebration after it was nominated for a prestigious tourism award.

Pavers shoe shop founder dies aged 88

York Press: Catherine Kinloch Paver

6:00am Monday 20th February 2017

A VISIONARY retailer who set up a popular York shoe shop has died aged 88.

SOLD! Landmark York building changes hands for £7 million

York Press:

5:00am Sunday 19th February 2017

AN OFFICE block in York city centre has been sold for £7 million.

Warehouse expansion plans approved

York Press: 2016 Jaguar XF (logo, badge).

6:00am Monday 20th February 2017

A WAREHOUSE on the outskirts of York will be expanded and retain 400 jobs.

Decision day set for town's new restaurant, after 10 complaints

York Press:

6:00am Monday 20th February 2017

PLANS for a new bistro restaurant in Beverley will be considered by councillors next month, following a series of objections from local people.

Advice for employers on helping carers

York Press: Advice for employers

8:00am Sunday 19th February 2017

YORK Carers Centre is working to raise awareness of the efforts of unpaid carers with employers in the city.

York-based soap firm hails best ever year and plans more shops

York Press: Yorkshire Soap

6:00am Thursday 16th February 2017

A SOAP business with a flagship shop in York has announced plans to expand - and has predicted a turnover of £5 million.

Master butcher ends term

York Press: Sarah-Jane Trueman presents Alexandra Weighell with the £600 she raised during her year as Master of the York Gild of Butchers.

6:00am Friday 17th February 2017

A BUTCHER, who was the first female Master of the York Gild of Butchers in its 700-year history, has marked the end of her term with a presentation to a hospice.

Expanding website firm rallys to help community

York Press: Andrew Paine and Andrew Rouph, of Web Site Made Easy, who have designed a new website for the memorial hall      Picture: David Harrison

4:39am Friday 17th February 2017

AN expanding company is supporting the community by creating a website for Pickering Memorial Hall.

‘Make money stack up’ plea for city site

York Press: Lord Shipley on the York Central site

4:00am Friday 17th February 2017

KEEPING the community involved in the York Central plans is key to making sure the ambitious project can be realised, according to a former government cities advisor.

Drax earnings fall as its renewable power generation soars

York Press:

9:37am Thursday 16th February 2017

NORTH Yorkshire power giant Drax has seen its earnings drop 17 per cent to £140million, but the amount of renewable electricity it is generating has soared, latest figures show.

Animalcare revenues up

York Press: RESULTS: Animalcare's chief executive Dr Iain Menneer

6:00am Thursday 16th February 2017

A VETERINARY company with a base in York has reported a “very strong” first half-year.

Apprentice makes finals

York Press: www.jimpoyner.co.uk Jim Poyner Photography, The York Photographer, York College, Education, York,

6:00am Thursday 16th February 2017

YORK College hairdressing apprentice, Edita Matuleviciene has won the regional final of the AHT UK trainee competition 2017, held in Gateshead, and will be going on to compete at the national competition in Blackpool next month.

Ryedale tour operator scoops travel award

York Press:

4:30am Thursday 16th February 2017

A RYEDALE tour operator has scooped a travel award from the German Tourist Board (GNTB).

York developer's profits soar

York Press: Hunter House

4:00am Thursday 16th February 2017

YORK developer S Harrison has enjoyed its best financial year since 2007, with its annual profit growing by more than 40 per cent in 2016.

Old York pub & curry house to reopen as steak restaurant

York Press: The Bumper Castle changing ownership again.Pic Nigel Holland

6:00am Tuesday 14th February 2017

A STEAKHOUSE is gearing up to open on the site of a former pub and Indian restaurant.

York jobless rate falls again

York Press: York Liberal Democrat leader, Keith Aspden   Picture Frank Dwyer.

4:38pm Wednesday 15th February 2017

UNEMPLOYMENT has fallen again in York - particularly among young people.

Brick maker cements £150k job

York Press: Yorl Handmade's bricks at the new John Lewis in Oxford

2:01pm Wednesday 15th February 2017

THE £440 million refurbishment of an Oxford shopping centre is being completed with more than 100,000 bricks from North Yorkshire.

Law friends’ employment service

York Press: Tiggy Clifford, left, and Emma Whiting of Torque Law

12:01pm Wednesday 15th February 2017

TWO friends from university who went on to acquire 30 years of combined legal experience have joined forces to create York’s newest law firm.

Tenancy deals at £1m offices

York Press: 20 George Hudson Street

10:02am Wednesday 15th February 2017

A BUS operator and a coffee shop chain are the latest businesses to have agreed tenancy contracts within a new city centre office offering, following its six-figured refurbishment.

£50k is right touch for firm

York Press: Left to right, Ian Atkinson of Finance Yorkshire, Martin Bell of Red Sky and Terry and Rachel Lightfoot of ToughRight Software

9:00am Wednesday 15th February 2017

A YORK-based software developer has become the first business to benefit from a new £5 million regional fund after securing £50,000 to grow its customer base in the property sector.

Spotlight on tourism stars

York Press: Award winners at the Visit York Tourism Awards

6:00am Wednesday 15th February 2017

THE stars of York’s tourism industry will be recognised for their exceptional work at a prestigious annual awards ceremony.

Drax powers on with £340m takeover deal

York Press: Drax chief executive Dorothy Thompson

6:00am Wednesday 15th February 2017

NORTH Yorkshire power giant Drax has completed its £340 million deal to acquire Opus Energy after shareholders gave their backing to the move.

Drinks firm clinches contract

York Press: Havelock Europa's fit-out for Holland & Barrett

6:00am Tuesday 14th February 2017

A HARROGATE health drinks company has won a major contract with high street store Holland and Barrett.

First time buyers must be clued up

York Press: First time buyers must be clued up

6:00am Tuesday 14th February 2017

FIRST time buyers are being urged to become more familiar with the process of buying a home.

Huge ice-cream extravaganza opens in Harrogate today

York Press:

5:00am Tuesday 14th February 2017

ICE cream makers will be flocking to Harrogate this week for the industry’s biggest trade show.

New push for Guildhall bid

York Press: An artist's impression of the Guildhall plans

4:20am Monday 13th February 2017

A MAJOR redevelopment plan for York’s historic Guildhall complex will go before planners again this week.

York restaurant re-opens after big refurb - and gives £2,000 to charity

York Press:

4:10am Monday 13th February 2017

A RESTAURANT near York has given Yorkshire Air Ambulance a £2,000 lift after undergoing a major revamp.

Coal use falls to its lowest level for 60 years

York Press: Drax Domes

10:05am Monday 13th February 2017

CARBON emissions from Britain’s power sector fell to their lowest level for 60 years in the last quarter of 2016, a report has revealed.

New plans in line for Malton

York Press: Number one Finkle Street Malton.Pic Nigel Holland

4:00am Monday 13th February 2017

PLANS for a new restaurant and vodka or gin distillery have been unveiled for Ryedale.

Chocolate firm improves prospects for young people

York Press: Nestle is today publishing its "Productivity in Practice" report to help drive up UK productivity rates

10:17am Monday 13th February 2017

THE Nestlé Needs Youth initiative is not only helping young people gain invaluable work experience but also raising aspirations and building their confidence, says a new social impact report.

Cityzap is celebrating, a year after launching its York-Leeds service

York Press:

5:00am Friday 10th February 2017

YORK’S express bus service which runs between the city and Leeds has won over customers after its first year.

Apprentice fair date

York Press: York Liberal Democrat leader, Keith Aspden   Picture Frank Dwyer.

6:00am Friday 10th February 2017

AN apprenticeship fair being held on Thursday, March 2 will give young people chance to learn about more than 100 apprenticeship vacancies in York.

Rise in start-up businesses in East Riding

York Press: Stephen Parnaby

4:00am Friday 10th February 2017

INCREASINGLY more new businesses are being set up in the East Riding.

York beers set to be exported

York Press: Yorkbrewery

4:00am Friday 10th February 2017

YORK Brewery is set to start exporting its award-winning beers this year after achieving sales across the UK.

York campaign up for awards

York Press: Nichelle Brown (left) and Kay Hyde who have been nominated for a tourism  award with Visit York.Pic Nigel Holland

6:00am Thursday 9th February 2017

A MARKETING campaign which was “critical” in the recovery of York’s tourism industry following the 2015 Boxing Day floods could scoop two prestigious awards.

New chair for York BID

York Press:

6:28pm Thursday 9th February 2017

THE man behind the York Food and Drink Festival has been named as the new chairman of the York Business Improvement District.

Price rises at Dunelm

York Press: Dunelm has a store at Clifton Moor

6:00am Thursday 9th February 2017

HOMEWARES brand Dunelm has warned customers will face further price hikes as it battles to maintain profit margins in the face of the Brexit-induced collapse in the value of the pound.

City cafe celebrates third link in chain

York Press: Chris Hartley of Croque Monsieur in the unit they are about to open at 20 George Hudson Street.Picture Frank Dwyer.

6:00am Tuesday 7th February 2017

A FLEDGLING cafe chain based in York is about to launch its third branch, just over two years after the first opened its doors.

York firm contracted for mechanical work at new city student village

York Press: Vita York

2:25pm Wednesday 8th February 2017

YORK-based SES Engineering Services has been awarded the contract to carry out mechanical and electrical work on the city’s newest student village development.

New and old merge in branding agency takeover deal

York Press: Wrapped MD Kate Eady

12:06pm Wednesday 8th February 2017

BRANDING specialist The Wrapped Agency has merged with design company Space Creative to create a 15-strong team of creative consultants.

The next wave in the battle against sugar

York Press: Left to right Marketing Director Dan Norton, Sales Director Phil Raikes and Managing Director Charlie Simpson-Daniel (2).

10:04am Wednesday 8th February 2017

REVOLUTIONISING the UK’s snack industry just isn’t enough for former England Sevens and Gloucester Rugby player Charlie Simpson Daniel as he moves to tackle the drinks industry sugar crisis with his latest York-based venture.

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Importance of Health & Safety

York Press: Gordon Linford

10:52am Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Training staff is a statutory requirement and an essential part of managing risk within any organisation. The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 emphasises the importance of health and safety training, stating that employers must provide suitable information, instruction and training for all employees.

Get to grips with Insurance Premium Tax

York Press:

2:28pm Wednesday 8th February 2017

IN November 2016 the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, announced a further increase will be applied to the standard rate of Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) from June 1, 2017.


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

The BID’s new boss

York Press: York chef Michael Hjort. Picture David Harrison..

4:01pm Wednesday 15th February 2017

A CHEF who owns a city centre restaurant and heads York’s long running food festival has been appointed to serve as chairman of the York BID.