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First look: York's huge new Christmas shop

York Press:

12:18pm Wednesday 27th July 2016

AN INTERNATIONALLY famous German Christmas shop is set to open its doors in York.

Only nine days left to put your venture in the limelight at The Press Business Awards

York Press: Only 14 days left to enter The Press Business Awards

8:12am Wednesday 27th July 2016

ONLY nine days are left for you to put your business in the limelight at The Press Business Awards 2016.

‘Green’ power boost as Drax earnings fall

York Press: Drax Power Station

5:55am Wednesday 27th July 2016

A TOP power generator has seen its earnings drop by £50 million compared with last year but is now producing about a fifth of the UK’s renewable energy.

On safari with a new type of networking

York Press: Harrogate Chamber of Commerce Management Group

11:22am Wednesday 27th July 2016

BUSINESS owners across a North Yorkshire district will find their skills put to the test in a new style of networking event.

Big store listing is a boost to Yorkshire producer

York Press: Sallyann Kilby

10:43am Wednesday 27th July 2016

FAMILY farming business Wharfe Valley Oils is heating up the rapeseed oil market with a nationwide listing for its branded red chilli-infused oil in Morrisons supermarkets.

Good service supplies own reward for York and Ryedale-based firm

York Press: Julian Barnes of Practice Supplies

10:26am Wednesday 27th July 2016

A FIRM has received a best service award for its sterling work with businesses and organisations across the country.

LED firm’s safety accolade

York Press: Nigel Codman, left, and David Emslie, directors of Novalux LED

10:06am Wednesday 27th July 2016

NOVALUX LED has become the first LED lighting company to gain health and safety accreditation from the national Safecontractor organisation.

Confidence dip in Yorkshire ‘before Brexit news’

York Press: Stephen Wright

10:02am Wednesday 27th July 2016

BUSINESS confidence has fallen slightly in recent months, according to West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce.

Innovating company is happy to have its head firmly in the Cloud

York Press: Hosting Yorkshire

9:24am Wednesday 27th July 2016

A BUSINESS which offers a distinctive approach to cloud technology has entered the Business Innovation of the Year category of The Press Business Awards.

Legal eagles take flight for York charity

York Press: Lawyers who took part in Castle Howard Triathlon for charity

8:53am Wednesday 27th July 2016

LEGAL eagles proved they could fly high for a good cause when teams from York law firms took part in a gruelling test of their athletic prowess.

Appointments

York Press: Claire Walker, Ellis

8:06am Wednesday 27th July 2016

THE world’s leading cable cleat manufacturer, Ellis, has appointed Claire Walker as its new UK sales administrator.

Legal firm says fixed fees are a formula for success

York Press: Paradigm Family Law: Frank Arndt is on the right, with fellow managing partner James Thornton on the left

7:50am Wednesday 27th July 2016

A NICHE family law practice based in York is a contender for the New Business of the Year title in The Press Business Awards.

Weighty venture for York life sciences business

York Press: Optibiotix chief executive Stephen O'Hara (52406242)

7:48am Wednesday 27th July 2016

A YORK-BASED life sciences business has unveiled initiatives aimed at helping people lose weight.

Family so proud of leisure by the lakes

York Press: Lodge at Wayside Lakes

6:25am Wednesday 27th July 2016

THIS has been a tremendously important and successful year for a North Yorkshire holiday complex - and it is looking to add even more to its achievements so far by seeking the Retail, Tourism and Leisure Business of the Year accolade at The Press Business Awards.

Only ten days left to enter The Press Business Awards 2016

York Press: Only 14 days left to enter The Press Business Awards

5:31am Tuesday 26th July 2016

JUST ten days remain for you to put your business in the limelight at The Press Business Awards 2016.

Fourth hotel in city ‘is a perfect fit’ for group

York Press: Ibis Hotel in York

6:10am Tuesday 26th July 2016

A NATIONAL hospitality group has acquired its fourth hotel in York.

Cab service case ‘raises legal issues’

York Press: Jo Yeates

8:28am Tuesday 26th July 2016

A YORK solicitor has said local businesses should seek advice if they are uncertain of employment rights following a tribunal launched against cab service Uber.

Street sets go on tour

York Press: The set of The Rovers Return from Coronation Street

8:15am Tuesday 26th July 2016

ICONIC sets from the world’s long-running TV soap opera are being taken around the country by a York company.

Ryedale family firm’s reward for its commitment to the best of British

York Press: Chloe, Karl & Mandy Avison, with York based Gordon Blackwood, Yorkshire Bank (award sponsors). Picture: Nick Gillott

7:14am Tuesday 26th July 2016

A RYEDALE farm shop and cafe has proved it is the ‘best of British’.

Partnership aiming to drive down emissions

York Press: CELEBRATING LINK-UP: David Rhodes, chairman of Streamline Taxis, right, and Glen Ramskill, centre principal at Toyota York

6:24am Monday 25th July 2016

A FAST-GROWING motor retailer is aiming to drive down harmful emissions in York city centre by supplying local business, with new ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEV).

Former York student named as rising star in transport world

York Press: Rachel Beckett

7:03am Monday 25th July 2016

A FORMER University of York student has been named as Rising Star of the Year, in the Freight Transport Association (FTA) everywoman in Transport and Logistics Awards.

Green is for growth as Green-tech enters The Press Business Awards 2016

York Press: Green-tech owners Rachel and Richard Kay, front, with staff at the new headquarters in Rabbit Hill Park

6:00am Friday 22nd July 2016

A LEADING UK supplier of landscaping products which employs 60 people and plans to double its turnover to £20 million by 2020 is in the running for two titles in The Press Business Awards 2016.

Setting own standard for interior creations - Press Business Awards 2016

York Press: Adam Rhodes

8:05am Friday 22nd July 2016

A COMPANY seeking to set a new standard in creating luxury interiors is looking to make a double impact at this year’s Press Business Awards.

Now connecting on a global scale - Press Business Awards 2016

York Press: Ned Hoste

7:04am Friday 22nd July 2016

AN ENTERPRISE that offers people a new way to discover, learn and make creative connections through short fiction, opinion and personal insight has entered the Technology and New Business of the Year categories for The Press Business Awards.

Jobs figures ‘so positive’ for York

York Press: Sara Farrar, Partnership Manager for York, Selby and Ryedale Job Centres  Picture: Frank Dwyer

6:38am Thursday 21st July 2016

THE number of people claiming unemployment benefits in York has fallen by 115 since the same time last year.

Park ‘ideal’ for sports supplier

York Press: Escrick Business Park

10:41am Thursday 21st July 2016

ESSEX-BASED Sportsafe, which supplies sports and fitness equipment to schools, leisure centres, councils and businesses, has just opened its first base in the north of England after acquiring a two storey, 1,400-square foot, building at S Harrison’s Escrick Business Park.

Confidence and demand ‘drops’ in Yorkshire commercial property following Brexit

York Press: Barry Crux, second from right, at an event in 2014

9:42am Thursday 21st July 2016

THE commercial property market in Yorkshire and Humber has seen a drop in confidence and investor demand following the Brexit vote, according to today’s RICS UK Commercial Property Market Survey.

Report sets out ‘strong economy’ for Harrogate area

York Press: SHOW: The Harrogate International Centre which is playing host to the Good Food Show Spring. Picture: Chris Jones

8:21am Thursday 21st July 2016

A REPORT from a North Yorkshire council has revealed the efforts it has made to support business development and growth, stimulate job creation and enhance the visitor economy.

Selby area brothers show plenty of drive

York Press: Matthew Sables and Dealer Principal John Cooke

8:20am Thursday 21st July 2016

NORTH Yorkshire brothers Matthew and James Sables have embarked on a motoring apprenticeship at Vauxhall retailer Evans Halshaw in Leeds.

An open invitation to a cheesy charity day in York

York Press: Harry Baines, Owner, with a selection of cheeses outside Love Cheese on Gillygate, York.

6:24am Thursday 21st July 2016

A DISTINCTLY cheesy charity day is on offer in York this weekend.

‘Work together’ plea at launch of York's new economic strategy

York Press: York Central, which has "massive potential" as a brownfield development site

6:09am Wednesday 20th July 2016

WORKING together can ensure York is a ‘fantastic player’ in the UK and the world, an audience was told at the launch of the city’s economic strategy.

Building Castle on a strong team

York Press: Mel Jones, Suzanne Burnett and Kerry Hope in front of Clifford's Tower

5:00am Wednesday 20th July 2016

“WHEN smart girls seek a vacancy they go to the Castle Agency,” declares an old newspaper advert as it opens up a window onto a world of work from half a century ago.

Nestle outlines how its efforts to be a more responsible business affects York-made KitKats

York Press: The Nestle factory from York's Big Wheel. Pic: Mike Tipping.

9:40am Wednesday 20th July 2016

ONE of York’s top employers is holding a week of activity looking at how the actions it takes as it seeks to be a more responsible business the products its customers buy in the shops.

Powerhouse plea from northern BID bosses

York Press: Sean Bullick, co-chair of Northern City BIDs Group

8:39am Wednesday 20th July 2016

LEADERS of the north’s Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) have called on the new Government to maintain its commitment to the Northern Powerhouse initiative, saying the brand makes the north more attractive for inward investment.

Appointments

York Press: Caroline Littler

8:19am Wednesday 20th July 2016

EAST Yorkshire firm One Stop Business Finance has welcomed David Jockel as non-executive director to assist the company with its growth plans for the next phase of its development.

York Cares volunteers are rewarded

York Press: The York Cares Golden Moments of the Decade Awards

6:59am Wednesday 20th July 2016

TEN years of employee volunteering were recognised at the York Cares Golden Moments of the Decade’ Awards.

York lawyers line up for a Castle Howard triathlon charity challenge

York Press: READY FOR CLASSY ACTION: Lawyers who are taking part in a Castle Howard triathlon, for York Against Cancer, with William Kaye holding the bike

6:07am Tuesday 19th July 2016

LEGAL eagles are lining up for a triathlon charity challenge laid down by the president of the Yorkshire Law Society.

Learning from an ‘inspiration’ in building world

York Press: Yorkshire apprentices, from left, Tim Mills, Asim Hussain and Josh Hulls meet Redrow `boss’ Steve Morgan.

9:58am Tuesday 19th July 2016

A SELBY apprentice had the opportunity to learn from a master when Redrow chairman Steve Morgan stopped off to see them during a whistle-stop tour of Yorkshire.

Manufacturers' confidence ‘hit by Brexit’

York Press: CONCERN: Andy Tuscher, EEF Yorkshire director

7:52am Tuesday 19th July 2016

MANUFACTURERS’ confidence in the UK economy and in their own business performance has been knocked by the vote to Brexit, according to a new survey today from EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation.

York law firm’s ‘mark of care for client’

York Press: Tamsin Cooper

7:50am Tuesday 19th July 2016

A YORK legal firm has retained the Law Society’s law management quality mark, Lexcel, for the 15th year running.

UK market leader from North Yorkshire has its sights on Europe

York Press: Langver pic

6:25am Monday 18th July 2016

A NORTH Yorkshire manufacturer which already dominates its UK market has set its sights on expanding into Europe.

Askham Bryan College veterinary student wins Herriot award

York Press: Ian Ashton and Ellie Tomlinson

6:48am Monday 18th July 2016

A VETERINARY nursing student at a York college has received an award from a North Yorkshire attraction which celebrates the life and work of a world-famous literary vet.

Changes as firm keeps investing in Malton branch

York Press: staff at the Howarth Timber Malton branch

7:59am Monday 18th July 2016

A COMPANY is continuing its programme of investment with a number of significant changes at its Malton branch.

Deals hailed by North Yorkshire technology park owners

York Press: Knaresborough Business Park

7:43am Monday 18th July 2016

NATIONAL property consultant Carter Jonas has secured a duo of deals at Knaresborough Technology Park.

Call to seize initiative on Powerhouse

York Press: Jonathan Oxley

7:16am Monday 18th July 2016

THE Institute of Directors (IoD) has announced its blueprint for a ‘business-led’ initiative to drive the next stage of the so-called Northern Powerhouse.

Positive plans of York veterinary medicines supplier are not hit by Brexit 'uncertainty'

York Press: Iain Meneer, chief executive of Animalcare (53114457)

5:47am Friday 15th July 2016

A YORK veterinary medicine specialist plans to press ahead with its positive plans for the future despite the ‘uncertainty’ following the Brexit vote.

York family printing firm goes to great lengths with big brochure brief for Harrogate International Centre

York Press: IT’S A LONG STORY: Wood Richardson sales manager Andrew Ingram with the new HIC concertina sales brochure

7:10am Friday 15th July 2016

A YORK family printing business rose to the challenge when it was asked to produce a distinctly lengthy document.

Successful start to the summer for North Yorkshire PR firm

York Press: The Cicada Team, L-R (back row) Liz Powell, Vicky Carswell and Julia Fairnington (front row) Jane Chamberlain, Clare Walker and Richard Abbott.

7:52am Friday 15th July 2016

A NORTH Yorkshire PR agency is celebrating a successful start to the summer after securing a hat-trick of new clients.

Praised for buyout help

York Press: From left, Simon Crack, director at Hethertons, Pete Gilson and Linda Jackson, KV Transfix’s directors, and Jessica Roberts, head of corporate at Hethertons, celebrate the successful management buyout.

7:43am Friday 15th July 2016

A YORK legal firm has played a key role in the management buyout of an East Yorkshire specialist mobility business.

Bank branch’s closure ‘is due to lack of use’

York Press: HSBC Acomb

6:02am Friday 15th July 2016

A YORK bank branch is to shut after its owners revealed its usage levels were “well below the national average”.

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Mark Goodson, owner and managing director of Wayside Holiday Park

York Press: Mark Goodson

8:19am Wednesday 29th June 2016

MARK Goodson is the owner and managing director of the Wayside Holiday Park at Wrelton, near Pickering

Richard Mansell, general manager of the Royal York Hotel

York Press: Richard Mansell

7:05am Wednesday 22nd June 2016

RICHARD Mansell is the general manager of the Royal York Hotel, taking over earlier this year at the iconic building which has recently had a multimillion-pound makeover and won two prizes at the 2016 VisitYork Tourism Awards.