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Business

Creative young York entrepreneur has designs on success

York Press: Jessica Mahy

6:05am Monday 16th January 2017

A CHANGE of career focus has left a young illustrator from York with designs on business success in the coming year.

York firm moves into adjacent unit

York Press: Former Distinctive Fireplaces unit in Layerthorpe, York

10:28am Monday 16th January 2017

AN ESTABLISHED York company has expanded into adjacent premises near the city centre.

‘£212 billion opportunity’ with disabled market

York Press: Mike Adams

9:30am Monday 16th January 2017

UK BUSINESS has a golden opportunity to access the £212 billion annual disability market through the Government’s Disability Confident scheme, according to equality champion Mike Adams.

York firm that's angling to help its clients get animated

York Press: Little Fish artwork

6:27am Friday 13th January 2017

A FILM and animation production company with offices in York and Manchester has launched a new “little brother” venture.

Help for York firms to turn energy ideas into reality

York Press: Energy efficient light bulbs

9:29am Friday 13th January 2017

BUSINESSES and entrepreneurs have the chance to gain funding and support that could turn their innovative energy idea into a reality, after an accelerator programme opened for 2017 applications.

Golf specialists launch a drive for luxury holidays

York Press: Glencor Golf Holidays logo

8:30am Friday 13th January 2017

A GOLFING holiday specialist from York has launched a new luxury brand.

Celebrate very best in farming

York Press: Northern Farmer Awards

8:26am Friday 13th January 2017

THE very best of the farming industry is to be celebrated in the north of England’s premier agricultural awards.

Confidence is up for smaller enterprises in Yorkshire

York Press: Simon Williams, North Yorkshire Regional Chairman, Federation of Small Businesses  (31467263)

6:16am Thursday 12th January 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire small business leader says his members are maximising their opportunities as confidence rises in the region, but warned policy makers to be ready to act if trading conditions deteriorate.

Times of change and seizing opportunities

York Press: The team at Autohorn

6:52am Wednesday 11th January 2017

More winners of The Press Business Awards talk about the challenges and triumphs of the past year and their hopes and aspirations for 2017.

First batch of medicines is sent from Yorkshire to Iraq

York Press: FIRST DELIVERY: CurePharma director, Mustafa Al-Shalechy (left) with Chamber International senior export adviser, David Attia, and samples of the medicines the company has exported in its first delivery to Iraq.

11:28am Wednesday 11th January 2017

THE first consignment of British manufactured medicines has been exported to Iraq by a new Yorkshire pharma-ceuticals wholesaler and distributor set up to give Iraqi people access to high-quality treatments.

Appointments

York Press: Andrew Gillen, Langleys Solicitors

10:44am Wednesday 11th January 2017

LANGLEYS Solicitors has appointed Andrew Gillen to its insurance law division.

Law team praised for employment expertise

York Press: Brian Harrington (right) director in Lupton Fawcett Employment Law Department in the York office with Legal 500 award winning employment team

9:09am Wednesday 11th January 2017

A LAW firm with a York office has been named as the best regional law firm in the UK for its employment/human resource (HR) work by The Legal 500, the leading guide to law firms in the UK.

Trade is ahead of expectation at York firm Animalcare

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

7:09am Wednesday 11th January 2017

A LEADING York-based supplier of veterinary medicines says it expects trading in the first half of 2017 to be ahead of market expectations.

A time to honour the best in farming

York Press: Northern Farmer Awards

6:26am Wednesday 11th January 2017

THE very best of the farming industry is to be celebrated in the north of England’s premier agricultural awards.

Price rises ‘challenge’ for builders

York Press: A builder working on a new home

10:04am Tuesday 10th January 2017

SEVENTY per cent of UK builders have seen an increase in material prices due to the depreciation of the pound, research from the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) has revealed.

Sale is completed of craft and cake cafe near York city centre

York Press: Me and Mrs Fisher in Lord Mayor's Walk

7:56am Tuesday 10th January 2017

A POPULAR craft and cake cafe in York has been sold.

Housebuilder sets out plans for coming year

York Press: Jeff Fairburn, new chief executive of Persimmon plc..

6:04am Tuesday 10th January 2017

A LEADING housebuilder says it has plans to construct new homes across Yorkshire in 2017, including sites in York and parts of North and East Yorkshire.

Tips on how to land a new job from York expert

York Press: People waiting for a job interview

6:16am Monday 9th January 2017

THE start of a new year is often a time to look for a new job.

East Yorkshire food ventures get to final of awards

York Press: The Yorkshire Wagyu Company co-founder, Jonathan Shepherd

8:10am Monday 9th January 2017

TWO East Yorkshire food businesses are celebrating after reaching the final of the Meat and Poultry Processing Awards 2017.

Food outlets approved for York city-centre street

York Press: Roman House in Rougier Street

6:13am Thursday 5th January 2017

PLANS for a new restaurant and a separate cafe will bring more activity to a “fairly rundown” part of York city centre, according to a report submitted to council planners.

Law firm joins group of champions for region

York Press: (l-r) - Sir Gary Verity, chief executive of Welcome to Yorkshire with Mark Pearson-Kendall, managing partner of Andrew Jackson

11:57am Friday 6th January 2017

LAW firm Andrew Jackson has teamed up with Welcome to Yorkshire by becoming a member of its Y30 programme, which brings together businesses to champion the region and all it has to offer.

Survey finds optimism is high among chief finance officers of large firms

York Press: A survey by Deloitte suggests that confidence among the chief finance officers of large companies has risen since the immediate aftermath of the EU referendum

9:05am Friday 6th January 2017

OPTIMISM among the UK’s largest businesses has rebounded to the highest level in 18 months, according to Deloitte’s latest CFO Survey.

Affordable homes play major part in housing scheme for York-based developer

York Press: from left to right Richard Hay from Kier Living, Martin Hawthorne from Thirteen Group, David Clancy from S Harrison and Richard Winder from Kier Living.

7:56am Friday 6th January 2017

A YORK developer has started work on the first phase of a scheme to build 190 new homes in North Yorkshire.

Civic trust calls for Southern Gateway masterplan ASAP, as new hotel plan emerges

York Press:

5:00am Thursday 5th January 2017

A MASTERPLAN for a “Southern Gateway” to central York should be brought forward as soon as possible, according to the chief executive of the city’s civic trust.

Confidence falls among Yorkshire firms

York Press: A Lloyds Bank sign

11:39am Thursday 5th January 2017

BUSINESS confidence has fallen in Yorkshire and economic uncertainty remains the biggest threat to firms, according to the latest Business in Britain report from Lloyds Bank.

CPP in £2.5m settlement to end relationship with IT partner

York Press: The CPP office in Holgate Park, York

8:34am Thursday 5th January 2017

THE York-based CPP Group has agreed a settlement of £2.5 million to end its relationship with its IT development partner, SSP Limited.

Bags of fun had in York law firm’s photographic competition

York Press: Hethertons photographic competition

8:24am Thursday 5th January 2017

THE winners have been revealed in a York law firm’s charity bag campaign.

Revenues up at York-based housebuilder Persimmon

York Press:

8:09am Thursday 5th January 2017

YORK-BASED national housebuilder Persimmon announced its revenues for 2016 were £3.14 billion, eight per cent higher than the previous year's £2.9 billion, in a trading update this morning (Thursday).

£25m hotel & flats plan revealed for riverside site in centre of York

York Press:

3:00am Wednesday 4th January 2017

Developers have revealed details of their £25 million plan to turn a York motorbike showroom and car park into a hotel and flats.

Facing challenges and enjoying success

York Press: Tracey Smith

5:59am Wednesday 4th January 2017

More winners of The Press Business Awards share their challenges and triumphs from last year, and also their hopes and major aspirations for the coming 12 months.

Refurbished buildings used by East Yorkshire firm to create new sixth-form centre

York Press: Foremans Higham Lane Sixth Form - 7156 043B

11:46am Wednesday 4th January 2017

EAST Yorkshire-based Foremans Relocatable Building Systems, a member of York’s Portakabin Group and the UK’s largest supplier of refurbished Portakabin buildings, has handed over a purpose-designed sixth-form centre at Higham Lane School in Nuneaton, following completion of a £1.6 million contract.

North Yorkshire cold storage and transport firm is delivering results

York Press: Marcus Boardall, deputy chief executive of Reed Boardall, and finance director Sarah Roberts

11:27am Wednesday 4th January 2017

A SMALL drop in turnover for a North Yorkshire cold storage and transport business has been put down to the expected loss of a big customer partway through the year.

Appointments

York Press: Jamie Adam

10:47am Wednesday 4th January 2017

SAVILLS has appointed a new head of residential development sales in the north of England.

Accountants with York office in announcement of merger with S Yorks firm

York Press: BHP’s managing partner John Warner

9:32am Wednesday 4th January 2017

A LARGE firm of chartered accountants with an office in York has announced a merger.

Extra investment from York life sciences business to help subsidiary build on early success

York Press: Optibiotix chief executive Stephen O'Hara.

9:08am Wednesday 4th January 2017

A YORK-BASED life sciences business specialising in tackling obesity, high cholesterol, diabetes and skin care has announced an increase in its investment in a majority-owned subsidiary.

Brewing up a new life for a piece of York history

York Press: NEW LIFE: Pictured (L to R) in the atrium at Clementhorpe Maltings, York, are Croft Farm Construction site manager, Alex Birch; LHL Group director, Richard Hampshire; Northminster Ltd managing director, George Burgess; Northminster Ltd development surveyo

7:58am Wednesday 4th January 2017

A £2.1 MILLION scheme to bring part of York’s brewing history into the 21st century has been completed with the creation of six new townhouses.

New role for leading York business figure

York Press: pictured (l-r): Adam Sinclair with Mark Pearson-Kendall, managing partner at law firm Andrew Jackson

6:00am Wednesday 4th January 2017

A WELL-KNOWN figure in the York business community is to have a change of career.

Extension to warehouse site near York ‘will secure’ hundreds of local jobs

York Press: City of York Council's headquarters, West Offices, where its planning department is based

5:59am Tuesday 3rd January 2017

A SCHEME to extend an existing warehouse site on the outskirts of York could help to secure hundreds of local jobs, according to a document presented to council planners.

A new look for training base near York

York Press: DTL training facilities in Huby

11:19am Tuesday 3rd January 2017

DEVELOP Training Ltd (DTL) has unveiled its newly refurbished electrical and mechanical training facilities at its York centre in Tollerton Road, Huby.

Yorkshire region does well across many economic sectors

York Press: Adrian Berry

10:57am Tuesday 3rd January 2017

YORKSHIRE is continuing to perform well across many sectors compared with other parts of the country, according to the latest research by business group R3.

York-based housebuilder hits £1million mark with cash for causes

York Press: L to R Andy Smith, contracts manager, Bernardo Martens, site manager, Jeff Fairburn, Group CEO and Grahame Rodgers, site manager

8:47am Tuesday 3rd January 2017

A NATIONAL housebuilder with its headquarters in York has donated more than £1 million to good causes across the UK.

York firm makes changes, after devastating floods

York Press:

1:25pm Tuesday 27th December 2016

A LAW firm whose offices in York’s Piccadilly were devastated by flooding one year ago has re-opened with a new look - and much better equipped to deal with any repeat of the disaster.

Award winners share hopes and triumphs

York Press: Richard Mansell

5:58am Friday 23rd December 2016

As we approach the end of one year and the start of another we asked winners of 2016's Press Business Awards to share their triumphs of the past 12 months and the challenges they faced, and their hopes and aspirations for 2017, starting with overall Press Business of the Year and Family Business of the Year Riccall Care, and Principal York (formerly the Royal York Hotel), winner of the Retail, Tourism and Leisure title

Chamber transport group gets new chair

York Press: Sara Gilmore

10:21am Friday 23rd December 2016

WEST & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has elected a new chair of its transport group.

Agency gets gold again at top awards

York Press: EweMove York director, Nick Neill

8:10am Friday 23rd December 2016

SALES and lettings agency EweMove scooped four top honours, including Gold for Best Estate Agency Website, at this year’s Times/Sunday Times Estate Agency of the Year Awards.

£13m of Euro-cash to boost jobs and growth in York and North and East Yorkshire

York Press: Professor Colin Mellors

6:02am Thursday 22nd December 2016

ABOUT £13 million in funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is being made available for investment to create jobs and boost economic growth in York and North and East Yorkshire.

Mad about dog venture

York Press: Helena Bramma of Barking Mad in York

10:37am Thursday 22nd December 2016

YORK dog-sitting business owner Helena Bramma said she was delighted after the Barking Mad brand won the national CBI Amazon #GrowingBusinessAwards in London.

Angelic end to year for Helmsley

York Press: Daniel Nutter,five, searches for Rory the missing angel in Helmsley

10:00am Thursday 22nd December 2016

A HEAVENLY hunt for a missing angel are among the attractions on offer in a North Yorkshire town this Christmas.

Cars are banished to make way for a day of festive fun at North Yorkshire showroom

York Press: Christmas party at Sytner Volkswagen

8:29am Thursday 22nd December 2016

A NORTH Yorkshire motor retailer turned its showroom over to a local older people’s charity for their Christmas festivities.

Choice to return was one from the heart

York Press: Jason Walsh, chief executive of CPP

6:12am Wednesday 21st December 2016

BEING nervous on your first day in a new job is not particularly unusual.

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Taxation of company income for small businesses

York Press: Alistair Byrne of JWP Creer

7:26am Wednesday 11th January 2017

with Alastair Byrne, of JWP Creers

Focus on drink-drive dangers

York Press: Jeremy Scott

6:45am Wednesday 21st December 2016

With Jeremy Scott, director and head of corporate defence and regulatory at Lupton Fawcett Solicitors


Colin Docherty, founder and managing director of Edge 45

York Press: The edge45 team. From the left are Colin Docherty, Michael Hayes and Chris Lee. Picture David Harrison..

6:56am Wednesday 11th January 2017

COLIN Docherty, is the managing director of Edge45, a digital marketing agency based in York.

David Hyams, head of the commercial property department at Ware & Kay Solicitors in York

York Press: David Hyams of Ware & Kay

6:59am Wednesday 16th November 2016

DAVID Hyams, the head of the commercial property department at Ware & Kay Solicitors in York, went to the Duke of York’s Royal Military School in Kent and attended universities in Leicester and Leeds before qualifying as a solicitor in 1997.