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Major York hotel takes a stand against slavery

York Press: SLAVERY STANCE: General manager Graham Usher, outside the Monk Bar Hotel

12:01am Tuesday 25th July 2017

A YORK hotel is to take a pioneering stand against the scourge of modern slavery and sexual exploitation.

Chocolate factory for York city centre

York Press: Sophie Jewett outside the premises that she is planning to turn into a city centre chocolate factory on Castlegate  Picture: Frank Dwyer

4:00am Monday 24th July 2017

PLANS have been revealed for a new 3,000sq ft chocolate factory in York’s city centre as part of a bid to revive the city’s confectionery heritage.

York accountants save firm £2.4 million

York Press: Blossoming partnership: Jeremy Oliver of Garbutt + Elliott (centre) with Ian McAndrew and Sue Jones of The Helmsley Group. Picture: Anthony Chappel-Ross/Garbutt+Elliott

6:00am Monday 24th July 2017

A YORKSHIRE accountancy firm has helped a regional property company claim back £2.4m in tax allowances.

Providing talent for science firms

York Press: York College is launching a new biological science course

10:00am Friday 21st July 2017

YORK college is looking for employers to partner with as it launches new apprenticeships in Biological Science.

Raising a glass to new gin shop

York Press: Raisthorpe Manor at York Designer Outlet

9:00am Friday 21st July 2017

RYEDALE liquor producer Raisthorpe Manor has opened its first ever gin shop.

Feeding an appetite for take- over deals

York Press: Andrew Jackson partner Philip Ashworth, who led on the University of York and Yorwaste transactions.

6:00am Friday 21st July 2017

AN APPETITE for mergers and acquisitions remains strong among businesses in York according to the city law firm which has acted on deals approaching £20 million in just three months.

Optibiotix expands into Australasia

York Press: Optibiotix chief executive Stephen O'Hara.

4:29pm Thursday 20th July 2017

A YORK company that creates compounds for the food industry to tackle dietary related health problems has agreed its first overseas supply deal outside of Europe.

Investor buys chapel flats

York Press: An artists impression of the aparments at the rear of Groves Chapel

6:00am Thursday 20th July 2017

A PROJECT to transform a former chapel into a shop and apartments has seen all 16 homes sold off plan.

Drax earnings surge to £121m

York Press: Drax chief executive Dorothy Thompson

4:05pm Wednesday 19th July 2017

NORTH Yorkshire power station operator Drax has seen earnings rise by more than £50 million as the Group continues to expand its share of the energy market.

Latest appointments

York Press: From left, John Murray, Richard May, Jonathan Edwards

10:00am Wednesday 19th July 2017

LIZ Turner has swapped lecturing for a return to practising law after joining Langleys Solicitors.

70 years is marked by city lawyers

York Press: Hethertons directors at their 70th anniversary event.

8:30am Wednesday 19th July 2017

A YORK law firm has celebrated 70 years in the city with an event for colleagues, clients and local professionals.

Travel firm launches new cruise brand

York Press: Great Cruise Journeys' Spirit of Chartwell cruises along the Douro river in Portugal

6:00am Wednesday 19th July 2017

A YORK holiday company is progressing on an expansion path with the opening of its first overseas office and the launch of a new brand.

York shop closes after 137 years of trading + gallery of lost York shops

York Press:

11:34am Tuesday 18th July 2017

A LONG-STANDING shop which has been trading in York for 137 years has closed its doors for the final time.

Businesses in bid for tourism gongs

York Press: The Feversham Arms Hotel in Helmsley, one of the nominations.

5:00pm Monday 17th July 2017

BUSINESSES across the Ryedale are celebrating being shortlisted in the prestigious White Rose tourism awards.

Business group funds

York Press: Councillor Wilkinson and Eddie Copley Farnell are pictured in Easingwold with the ‘Wold Class’ branding being used on the new website promotions

9:00am Monday 17th July 2017

A GRANT totalling £40,000 is to be awarded to three business networks in Hambleton.

Award win for theatre team

York Press: The WR Dunn team, from left, Martin Smith, Richard Dunn and Ian Smith

6:00am Monday 17th July 2017

THE team behind York Theatre Royal’s recent refurbishment are celebrating after being recognised at the York Design Awards.

Celebrating two decades

York Press: : Nigel Atkinson (Director), Paul Dyson (Easingwold Office Manager), Sally Ward and Sharon Cox.

9:00am Friday 14th July 2017

ACCOUNTANCY firm Hunter Gee Holroyd is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its office in Easingwold.

Takeover deal by Animalcare

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

6:00am Friday 14th July 2017

EXPANSION into Europe is on the cards for York-based veterinary medicine and products supplier Animalcare Group after completing the acquisition of a larger Belgian venture.

Well known national retailer returns to York

York Press:

3:02pm Thursday 13th July 2017

CAMERA retailer Jessops is returning to York's high street for the first time in four years.

Win for female gaming leader

York Press: Norin Carmody, with Revolution Games co-founder Charles Cecil, andher Women In Games Award

6:00am Thursday 13th July 2017

THE co-founder of York-based video game developer Revolution Software has been awarded a national Outstanding Contribution Award for her service to the industry.

Office sale could bring develoment

York Press: Bathurst House

5:25pm Wednesday 12th July 2017

A YORK city centre office building from the 1720’s has changed hands for close to £1 million.

Risk of job losses

York Press: The Commscope site on the York Road Industrial Estate, Malton. Picture David Harrison..

3:13pm Wednesday 12th July 2017

A RYEDALE employer has told its workforce of potential redundancies “based on current market conditions”.

Latest appointments

York Press: William Kaye, Langleys Solicitors

12:00pm Wednesday 12th July 2017

LAWYER William Kaye has joined Langleys Solicitors to lead the family law unit in York.

£55m house factory unveils first home

York Press: The first modular housing prototype from L&G Homes

10:15am Wednesday 12th July 2017

NORTH Yorkshire’s new £55 million housebuilding factory has unveiled its first prototype, more than a year after plans for the flat-pack housing venture were revealed.

Chef goes nuts for new snack venture

York Press: York chef Jason Loyd who has created Snackminster

8:30am Wednesday 12th July 2017

A FORMER chef is returning to the kitchen to launch his latest business venture.

‘Trailblazing’ firm’s award successes

York Press: Turner Little director James Turner

10:00am Wednesday 12th July 2017

A YORK company which specialises in helping businesses launch has been named a “trailblazer” in the wake of award wins and business expansion.

Taste trial sees sweet results

York Press: Optibiotix chief executive Stephen O'Hara.

6:00am Wednesday 12th July 2017

A YORK life science business is step closer to offering the food and drink industry a healthy alternative to sugar following successful taste studies into its latest product.

Powering on with new HQ

York Press: From left, Steve Beaumont and Phil Mercer from PowerOn.

1:45pm Tuesday 11th July 2017

A GROWTH in turnover to almost £2 million and the recruitment of more than seven times more staff than three years ago has seen York IT automation specialist PowerOn relocate to new headquarters in the city.

Education and skills reviewed

York Press: George Osborne and Collette Roche meet Alice Gill at Drax. Picture: Steven Eric Parker

9:58am Tuesday 11th July 2017

A MAJOR review into education and skills levels in the North has been launched at Drax Power Station by the Northern Powerhouse Partnership.

Securing flocks with tech codes

York Press: North Yorkshire Police Rural Taskforce officers, Sgt Stuart Grainger and PCSO Simon Clapcott with farmer Jonathan Murray (holding the sheep) and John Minary, who is applying the TecTracer micodots

6:00am Monday 10th July 2017

A YORK firm is looking to pull the wool over the eyes of sheep rustlers across the region as it teams up with North Yorkshire Police for the launch of Operation Bo Peep.

Retailers bid Frank farewell

York Press: (l-r),  Frank Wood, who is stepping down as chairman of York Retail Forum after nearly 10 years, with incoming chairman Phil Pindar, owner of Cuffs and Co. Picture Frank Dwyer.

6:00am Friday 7th July 2017

IT’S all change at the top at York Retail Forum as chairman Frank Wood hands over the reins after almost ten years.

Firm finishes “significant” order

York Press: Manchester Cathedral

5:00pm Thursday 6th July 2017

CHURCH furniture specialist Treske has completed what has been described as one of its most significant commissions in its history.

Innovation vouchers for food and drink firms

York Press: The National Agri-Food Innovation Campus.

4:23pm Thursday 6th July 2017

THE launch a £1.6 million European funded project will see food and drink businesses across North Yorkshire offered innovation vouchers up to £5,000 as well as business support.

PR firm’s top listing

York Press: Monica Green and Karen Tinkler,  directors at Partners

8:00am Thursday 6th July 2017

A YORK PR agency has become the only one its kind in the city to appear on a list of the Top PR agencies in the North.

Latest appointments

York Press: Karen Storey, right, and Beth Elson

10:01am Wednesday 5th July 2017

LINDUM Construction has announced the appointed of James Nellist as a director of Lindum York.

House sales not hit by election

York Press: Persimmon.

9:22am Wednesday 5th July 2017

YORK-headquartered housebuilder Persimmon Homes has reported an “excellent” first half to 2017 during which time revenues grew to £1.66 billion.

Upskilling staff is the recipe for growth

York Press: Sally Trousdale, managing director of Pick and Mix Marketing

9:00am Wednesday 5th July 2017

MORE than 3,000 business and almost 7,500 individuals have benefitted from a regional skills programme launched to help SMEs grow.

University sells ownership of product testing venture with 50 staff

York Press: York EMS Services

8:07am Wednesday 5th July 2017

A PRODUCT testing firm owned by the University of York has been sold to an internationally operating counterpart.

Boosting city’s appeal offshore

York Press: Michelle Brown Marketing Manager Make It York

6:00am Wednesday 5th July 2017

YORK is to be represented for the first time at major European travel expo in a bid to encourage overseas tour operators to include the city in their holiday itineraries.

Trio of culinary deals for York law firm

York Press: From left, Andrew Pern, Mike Green and Helen Mellors

5:53pm Tuesday 4th July 2017

A YORK law firm has complete a hat-trick with one of North Yorkshire’s best known chef after advising on the latest deal in the Star Inn portfolio.

Making a buzz at the office

York Press: Beekeeper Jo Feltrup with Harrgate Water managing director James Cain

4:56pm Tuesday 4th July 2017

A BEE expert studying at the University of York has found a new site for her hive of 10,000 honey bees – outside her own office.

Independence Day for York

York Press: Cllr Rawlings meets Sam who works for United Response at Café West, West Offices and which will be at the Opportunities Fair on 4 July.

12:34pm Monday 3rd July 2017

TOMORROW will see an opportunities fair held in York to help mark out the paths to work, education or training for people with special needs.

Welcoming award bids

York Press: Pictured at The Press Business Awards held at York Racecourse are the winners from 2016. Picture David Harrison.

5:47am Monday 3rd July 2017

SORTING your “To Do” list for the week ahead? Make sure you include entering The Press Business Awards.

Developer takes title

York Press: From left, Nicki Chapman, Speaker, Darren Wass, Project Manager, Mulgrave Properties, Craig Knowles, Commercial Manager, Mulgrave Properties, Nick Simpson, Award Sponsor, Ryedale Acoustic & Air Tightness Testing

10:00am Friday 30th June 2017

EASINGWOLD developer Mulgrave Properties has won the Best Small New Housing Development at the LABC Building Excellence Awards.

Amey secures deal renewal

York Press: Amey secures seven year contract extension with Selby District Council

6:00am Friday 30th June 2017

AMEY is to continue delivering waste collections to 38,500 households after Selby District Council awarded a contract extension.

109 new jobs at activity centre

York Press: Newby Wiske Hall.

3:58pm Thursday 29th June 2017

CHILDRENS activity company PGL has submitted plans to create more than 100 jobs by transform the historic grounds of the former North Yorkshire Police HQ into an activity centre.

Client wins for payroll

York Press: Garbutt + Elliott payroll team led by Sarah Ashton celebrates success

3:28pm Thursday 29th June 2017

A YORK accountancy firm has seen its client portfolio grow by 50 after relaunching its payroll services.

Cocktails on the hoof

York Press: Nicole Fielding and James Blakeley, founders of Blakefields with their new mobile cocktail bar

9:00am Thursday 29th June 2017

WHAT started as an idea with a work colleague has seen two catering workers leave their jobs to launch a mobile cocktail bar business after transforming a disused horsebox.

Science park near York set to create 2,800 jobs

York Press: Flaxby

4:00am Wednesday 28th June 2017

AN £85 million science park which could generate more than 2,800 jobs for York and North Yorkshire has been given the green light.

NEA helps thousands

3:41pm Wednesday 28th June 2017

A FUND set up encourage jobseekers to launch their own businesses has seen more than 11,500 ventures set up in Yorkshire and Humberside.

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Making tax digital put on hold

York Press: Alastair Byrne.

3:19pm Tuesday 18th July 2017

By Alastair Byrne, partner JWP Creers.

Protecting employees can help protect your business

York Press: Jason Crowther.

9:00am Wednesday 12th July 2017

Most, if not all, businesses ensure they have the correct insurance to protect their property, machinery, fleet etc, but what do you have in place for protecting one of the most important cogs in the wheel; your employees?


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.

Put your trust in Sally

York Press: Sally Greenaway, head of Visit York

9:00am Wednesday 12th July 2017

THE year started for Sally Greenaway with a new post - head of York’s tourism body Visit York.