Optimism leads to new Science Park start-ups

York Press:

12:03pm Friday 17th April 2015

A SENSE of business “optimism and opportunity” is being felt as York Science Park welcomes three new start-up ventures.

New boss takes reins temporarily at CPP

York Press:

12:02pm Friday 17th April 2015

YORK credit card insurer CPP has appointed an interim chief executive following the departure of Brent Escott in February.

Persimmon’s encouraging £2bn sales

York Press: Praise for team after £330m profits

12:00pm Friday 17th April 2015

YORK housebuilder Persimmon has reported an “encouraging” start to 2015 with forward sales totalling £2 billion.

York Potash conveyor belt is recommended for approval

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11:56am Friday 17th April 2015

A KEY part of the York Potash project, which aims to create a billion-pound mine in the North York Moors, has been recommended for planning approval.

Brothers take the cake with new food venture

York Press:

12:16pm Thursday 16th April 2015

FROM Chinese and Indian to pizza or fish and chips, York’s takeaway food offering may seem to be well covered – however two young brothers have found a gap in the market for their growing venture.

Growing design group expands into former church

York Press:

12:14pm Thursday 16th April 2015

A MALTON-BASED web design business has expanded into a former church.

Rail firm scoops national award for innovation

York Press: Stirling Kimkeran, chief executive of Omnicom Engineering Ltd

12:11pm Thursday 16th April 2015

A YORK engineering firm has scooped a £10,000 prize after its system for tracking trains won a national innovation award.

Businesses in Taiwan look for technology connection with North Yorkshire

York Press:

2:53pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

COMPANIES in Taiwan are looking to invest in, acquire and form joint ventures with science and technology businesses in York and North Yorkshire.

Brewery secures cruise ship contract

2:35pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire brewery has secured a contract to supply beer to P&O Cruises newest ship.

Saville Audio Visual looks to path of success

York Press:

2:31pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

THE latest stage of a £500,000 contract to provide an interactive conference recording and playback system for a global pharmaceutical company in the US has been completed by York-based Saville Audio Visual.

Sound bollards wake up art world

York Press:

12:31pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

Business editor LAURA KNOWLSON speaks to former York St John student David Young about tuning into the world of business with his Theremin Bollards invention. He has attracted major interest from museums after freeing sound from touch.

Middletons Hotel has fastest broadband speed

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2:37pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

A CITY centre hotel has been ranked as having the fastest internet connection among its counterparts in York.

Ryedale company helping to keep the lights on

2:33pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

RYEDALE cable cleat manufacturer Ellis has secured a second specification for a National Grid project that is ensuring the continuation of a safe and secure electricity supply to Greater Manchester.

Design focus is strength of showroom growth

York Press:

12:33pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

AN expanding interiors business in Harrogate has unveiled its new £100,000 showroom.

New role as Langleys Solicitors seek to expand

York Press:

2:39pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

YORK law firm Langleys Solicitors has named commercial property specialist Tim Cross as its head of Commercial Law. Mr Cross, who is also head of the Commercial Property Unit, has more than 20 years’ experience of commercial property transactions and has been part of the firm’s management team for two years.

Howarth Timber’s roadshow ready to roll into York

2:50pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

A TIMBER company is bringing its celebratory roadshow to York as the firm marks 175 years in business.

Latest business appointments

York Press:

2:43pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

Latest business appointments in York and North Yorkshire

Inventor looks to Asian markets after cleaning up at awards

York Press:

12:37pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

A YORK mum and market trader who has invented a new toothbrush for babies has scooped three industry awards as her product reaches a new market in the Far East.

Newtons Solicitors expands with three new appointments

York Press:

12:34pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

GROWING law firm Newtons Solicitors has expanded its North Yorkshire team with three new solicitor appointments.

Gluten-free specialist on awards shortlist

12:32pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

A SELBY firm specialising in gluten-free foods has made the shortlist of a national awards for produce made for people with restricted diets.

Communications agency undergoes management buy-out

12:31pm Tuesday 14th April 2015

THE management team of Harrogate-based Cicada Communications has taken over the business from founder Di Burton.

Land rover firm invests in new vehicles

York Press:

10:34am Tuesday 14th April 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire company that specialises in modifying Land Rover Defenders has invested £7 million in new vehicles to secure its future product pipeline.

Shambles Market launches its official new website

York Press:

10:51am Tuesday 14th April 2015

THE Shambles Market has unveiled a new website to provide up-to-date information on stalls available throughout the week.

Historic printers still making an impression

York Press:

10:27am Monday 13th April 2015

A YORK-based printing company has made a £100,000 capital investment in new machinery to meet a growing demand for digital services.

York brewery raises a glass to Anglo-Atlantic ale

York Press: Craig Lee with the Yorkshire Six Pack at Rudgate Brewery, Tockwith

10:24am Monday 13th April 2015

A YORK brewery has teamed up with its US counterpart to create a new beer crafted from more than 100 years of combined brewing expertise.

Care company aims to meet demand with recruitment drive

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10:21am Monday 13th April 2015

A CARE company says it is looking to create up to 100 new jobs in and around North Yorkshire to meet the demand of the UK’s ageing population.

Material handling specialist in running for awards

York Press:

10:19am Monday 13th April 2015

YORK-based Portasilo, which specialises in the design and manufacture of bulk material handling systems has been shortlisted in a new industry awards scheme for its export success.

York furniture retailer closes after nearly 120 years

York Press:

7:19am Saturday 11th April 2015

ONE of York's oldest shops is about to close after almost 120 years in the city.

Bio-tech company SimOmics looking to reduce need for clinical trials

York Press:

11:11am Friday 10th April 2015

A SPINOUT software company from the University of York is applying for funding to develop its core product ahead of plans to expand into the biotech market in San Diego.

City centre welcomes new hotel in former lodging for judges

York Press:

11:10am Friday 10th April 2015

A GEORGIAN townhouse once used as lodging by visiting judges to York has been converted in a hotel.

Opening data up for business access

York Press:

11:07am Friday 10th April 2015

BUSINESSES in York are being given access to open data, bringing together information from public, private and third sector organisations.

New shop manager is youngest in 170-branch network

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11:02am Friday 10th April 2015

THE new manager of a Northallerton opticians and hearing care branch is the youngest in the company’s 170-strong community network.

Jobs at risk at Shepherd Construction following £8.2 million losses

York Press:

4:57pm Thursday 9th April 2015

A RESTRUCTURE within one of York's largest employers Shepherd Group has resulted in the threat of jobs losses for its construction arm as bosses look to downsize the business.

Saville Audio Visual director steps down ahead of taking Chamber presidency

York Press:

11:36am Thursday 9th April 2015

A DIRECTOR with one of York's largest technology companies is retiring after 45 years as the firm prepares to announced record trading results.

Malton named as food enterprise zone

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11:33am Thursday 9th April 2015

MALTON has been named as a food enterprise zone (FEZ) – one of only six in the country.

Civil engineer awarded chartered status

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11:32am Thursday 9th April 2015

A SENIOR civil engineer from York has been awarded membership of the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE).

Nestlé's factory safety project recognised with award

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11:30am Thursday 9th April 2015

GLOBAL chocolate brand Nestlé which has its UK confectionary headquarters in York has been rewarded for its attitude towards fork lift safety.

Security firm Gough & Kelly plans to open York office to help its future growth

York Press:

12:35pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

A SECURITY firm which employs more than 130 people across Yorkshire has revealed ambitions to open an office in York after winning another contract in the city.

New firm takes on management services for Minster's property portfolio

York Press:

12:12pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

THE Chapter of York has appointed a new firm to manage the entire property investment portfolio of York Minster.

Grandchildren of founder take over the reins at Elcocks Limited

York Press:

12:03pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

OWNERSHIP of a power tool business established more than 40 years ago in York has passed on to the grandchildren of the founding director.

Life science business Aptamer Solutions has grown to new levels since its Venturefest success

York Press:

11:46am Wednesday 8th April 2015

LAST month York hosted its annual technology conference Venturefest, awarding prize packages worth £63,000 to innovative ventures through its Investment Competition and Innovation Showcase award. Business Editor Laura Knowlson is revisiting a previous York-based winner to find out how the business has grown since its Venturefest success.

Taylors teams up with Mars in office machine deal

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12:33pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

HISTORIC Yorkshire drinks company Taylors of Harrogate will appear in office coffee machines across the country after partnering with global brand Mars Drinks.

Exporters encouraged to look east for new trade opportunities

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12:10pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

EASTERN Europe and Turkey offers a myraid of opportunities for businesses in North Yorkshire looking to trade beyond the main EU markets of Germany, France and Italy according to export experts.

Food firms invited to network's Spring Conference

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12:08pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

DIRECTORS of an East Yorkshire food network are encouraging local businesses to attend its Spring conference.

Innovative hair styler looks to reduce burn risk

York Press:

12:07pm Wednesday 8th April 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire hairdresser has created a new product to tackle safety problems surrounding hot hair styling tools.

Latest appointments...

York Press:

9:00am Wednesday 8th April 2015

MEDICAL equipment supplier GBUK has welcomed a new non-executive director to its board as the company continues its expansion in the UK and internationally.

Cycle retailer invests in new stock

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11:55am Wednesday 8th April 2015

AN independent bicycle retailer has invested £1 million in its two stores to increase stock levels to more than 1,000 bikes.

localgiving.com founder to speak at York Professionals event

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10:01am Tuesday 7th April 2015

PHILANTHROPIST millionaire Marcelle Speller – the founder of localgiving.com – is due to speak in York.

City project to make most of UNESCO status

York Press:

9:22am Tuesday 7th April 2015

THE new company set up to market York is to procure a six-month project to establish how to utilise the city’s UNESCO status to attract investment and boost business.

Environmental consultants net award for flood tackling work

York Press:

9:20am Tuesday 7th April 2015

A YORK firm of environmental consultants has won a regional award for its contribution towards flood risk management in East Yorkshire.

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New law to protect tenants

York Press: CAMPAIGNING: Johanne Spittle of Lupton Fawcett Denison Till's York office

12:35pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

THE new Deregulation Act which received Royal Assent last month will, we are told, reduce the burden of legislation for businesses and individuals; one of its many provisions will impact upon residential landlords and tenants.

My View... with Kerry Jephson

York Press:

11:42am Wednesday 8th April 2015

YORK College has had a great run of apprenticeship graduation results recently.

Russel Turner, Managing Partner at Garbutt & Elliott

York Press:

2:47pm Wednesday 15th April 2015

Russell Turner joined Garbutt & Elliott (G&E) in 1999 having trained and qualified with Grant Thornton in Sheffield.

Karen Tinkler, director of The Partners Group

York Press:

9:00am Wednesday 8th April 2015

Karen is one of two owners at York PR and marketing and communications agency The Partners Group, combining her role as board director with an account director role on client campaigns.

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