Mayor opens opticians in Boots store at retail centre

York Press: Lord Mayor Ian Gillies, joined by his civic team oficially re open Boots Opticians at Monks Cross with Manager Michelle Aspland (Second Right).
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (13187569)

9:27am Saturday 22nd November 2014

TWENTY new jobs have been created as Boots creates an opticians within its Monks Cross store.

Caravan park wins national conservation award

York Press: David Bellamy

9:20am Saturday 22nd November 2014

A CARAVAN park near York has won a national award for protecting and enhancing the natural environment.

Aviva in talks to buy Friends Life

York Press:

6:24pm Friday 21st November 2014

YORK insurance giant Aviva has confirmed it is in advanced talks to buy Friends Life.

Chocolate making to return to Terry's site with new £1.3m factory

York Press: Terry’s Chocolate Factory

11:00pm Thursday 20th November 2014

New £1.3m plans could bring chocolate making back to York's Terry's site, nine years after the famous factory closed.

Brewery on Top of the Wold after winning Business of the Year title

York Press:

7:50am Friday 21st November 2014

GLASSES were raised last night for a farm diversification project which has grown to become a micro-brewery producing more than 4,000 gallons of beer a week with its own bottling plant and a wedding venue venture.

Social enterprise celebrated in the region

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12:42pm Friday 21st November 2014

SOCIAL Enterprise in York and North Yorkshire is growing according to new figures released to mark Social Enterprise Day.

Bettys team takes home double awards

York Press:

12:39pm Friday 21st November 2014

STAFF at Bettys Cookery School have been awarded a double helping of national recognition in the space of just a few days.

Award win for lettings agency

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12:34pm Friday 21st November 2014

A LETTINGS agency on the outskirts of York has won the double after scooping two awards for its service to clients.

Building careers for former military personnel

York Press: Praise for team after £330m profits

12:28pm Friday 21st November 2014

YORK-headquartered housebuilder Persimmon Homes has announced a recruitment drive to bring up to 500 ex-military personnel into the business.

Restoration work completed at Hexham Abbey

York Press:

12:36pm Friday 21st November 2014

YORK based restoration specialist William Anelay has completed work as part of a £1.9 million restoration project at Hexham Abbey.

Accreditation retention for law firm

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12:24pm Friday 21st November 2014

STAFF at a York Law firm are celebrating after retaining the national Law Society’s law management quality mark, Lexcel, for the 12th year running.

York economy benefits from hosting film festival

York Press:

9:08am Thursday 20th November 2014

YORK enjoyed a boost to its economy of more than £423,000 as a result of hosting 2014's Aesthetica Short Film Festival, according to organisers of the event.

Darren Neylon appointing as managing director at Superbreak

York Press:

8:51am Thursday 20th November 2014

A NEW managing director has been appointed to take over at the helm of York-based short holiday specialist Superbreak.

York's science sector making vital contribution to national economy

York Press: York scientists spearheading food fraud battle

8:47am Thursday 20th November 2014

SCIENTISTS in York have welcomed a report highlighting the importance of the Innovation, Research and Technology sector's contribution to the national economy.

Expansion on the boards for letting agent after ten years

York Press:

8:42am Thursday 20th November 2014

A YORK lettings and property management firm which went from a front room operation to looking after more than 1,000 properties is celebrating ten years in business.

New digital platform for online advertisers

York Press:

8:07am Thursday 20th November 2014

A NEW digital platform has been created for advertisers in The Press offering a reach of more than 17.5 million monthly users.

Press Business Awards winner to be crowned this evening

York Press:

11:53am Thursday 20th November 2014

TONIGHT the eagerly anticipated Press Business Awards will see 16 crowns of enterprise awarded in recognition of success stories across York and North Yorkshire.

Furniture firm marketing boss takes the hot seat at annual dinner

York Press:

8:54am Thursday 20th November 2014

BUSINESS directors from across North Yorkshire gathered in York for a dinner at Ousefiled House Officers' Mess.

Park expansion brings new jobs to Ripon

York Press:

8:38am Thursday 20th November 2014

AN extension to a North Yorkshire business park is set to create 50 new jobs in the new year.

Family firm wins trade award for living wall sign

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8:13am Thursday 20th November 2014

A FAMILY run York business dating back 105 years has won a national sign industry award.

Event gives export help

York Press:

8:09am Thursday 20th November 2014

EXPORT week in Yorkshire has been hailed a success as more than 300 businesses attended events across the region.

Tourism booming in East Yorkshire

York Press:

9:12am Wednesday 19th November 2014

TOURISM in East Yorkshire is booming - and the choice of Hull as UK City of Culture in 2017 is set to give the region a further boost.

New jobs following contract win for care home business

York Press: Logo for Riccall Care

1:04pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

A YORK care home company is looking to expand its team after winning a new contract with North Yorkshire County Council.

Ice cream maker wins extra store listings with Tesco

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1:04pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

YORK ice cream producer Yorvale has increased its listing with supermarket giant Tesco from nine to 57 stores.

Packed conference called to "remorselessly and relentlessly" back York ring road campaign

York Press:

5:01pm Tuesday 18th November 2014

"THE devolution genie is out of the bottle, but be careful what you wish for" was the warning to delegates at York Business Conference as the rebuilding of the northern economy was debated.

Doubt over plans for new Hull Road supermarket

York Press: The plans for the Sainsbury’s superstore which is to replace B&Q... our letter writer is not impressed with the arrival of another supermarket

10:12am Tuesday 18th November 2014

SAINBSURY’S has thrown a question mark over its controversial proposals to build a new supermarket on the site of a York DIY store.

Region’s firms shine at White Rose Awards

York Press:

10:01am Tuesday 18th November 2014

YORK and North Yorkshire dominated this year's White Rose Awards with businesses and organisation in the region scooping 11 titles at last night's ceremony.

Agency enjoys award success following brewery rebrand

York Press: From left, Gary Brown, director LazenbyBrown, Craig Lee, managing director Rudgate Brewery, Mat Lazenby, director LazenbyBrown

9:44am Tuesday 18th November 2014

THE only UK design awards to recognise improvements in commercial data saw a York-based agency walk away as a winner.

Steel frame building firm takes investment funding total to £85 million

York Press: From left, Brian and Jacquie Garvey of Bridgeton Steel Structures, Steve Gledhill of SJG Consulting and Alex McWhirter, chief executive of Finance Yorkshire.

9:44am Tuesday 18th November 2014

AN INVESTMENT in a York-based steel-frame building specialist has seen regional funding body Finance Yorkshire pass the £85 million investment mark.

Counting the benefits of faster internet

York Press: From left, John Duncan, Superconnected Leeds Bradford; Richard Green, Garbutt & Elliott

9:44am Tuesday 18th November 2014

A YORK accountancy firm has seen a boost to productivity in its sister office following a £3,000 government grant to assist with access to high speed internet services.

Business Week event exceeds target audience on first day

York Press: Julian Sturdy who was a guest at Federation Small Businesses at Novotel York with (left) Ian Walker,David Brooklands, Jessica Roberts (Crombie Wilkinson) and Martyn Weller (York Branch Chairman).Pic:Nigel Holland (12943943)

9:44am Tuesday 18th November 2014

YORK Business Week 2014 is underway as more than 200 people attended day one's headline event - smashing the target of 50 delegates.

North Yorkshire caravan park lands award

York Press:

9:41am Tuesday 18th November 2014

A CARAVAN park in Helmsley has scooped a regional award from the AA.

CPP explores all options for restructure

York Press:

12:30pm Monday 17th November 2014

A SALE process has begun for York credit card insurer CPP as the business "explores all options" to stabilise its balance sheet for a return to growth.

Couple combine coffee and art in Italian inspired venture

York Press:

12:27pm Monday 17th November 2014

A TRIP to Italy was the inspiration behind a couple's newest business venture in York city centre.

Second partner promotion for accountancy firm

York Press:

12:16pm Monday 17th November 2014

A YORK firm of accountants has appointed a new partner in its second in-house promotion to the senior team in four months.

Law firm in running for apprentice award

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12:26pm Monday 17th November 2014

YORK-based solicitors Hethertons has been shortlisted for a prestigious local award recognising their commitment to provide apprenticeships.

Family run caterer hoping to take home first award

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12:18pm Monday 17th November 2014

A SELBY catering company is in the running to receive a title at the inaugural Food Awards England and Wales.

Celebrating all that is great about business

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12:23pm Monday 17th November 2014

A COMPETITION has been launched to find the most innovative and exciting small and medium sized businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber.

Fresh plea to dual York's outer ring road - Business groups to take their case to the Prime Minister

York Press:

7:38am Saturday 15th November 2014

CALLS to dual York’s ring road are to be taken directly to the Prime Minister as a petition is launched in a bid to seek £200 million of funding.

New village plan for Flaxby Golf Course

York Press:

9:22am Saturday 15th November 2014

A GOLF course on the outskirts of Knaresborough could become the site for 2,500 new homes under new plans by York developer Skelwith.

Fulfilling a dream with travel agency launch

York Press: Kris Roberts of Amigo Travel

3:04pm Friday 14th November 2014

A TRAVEL agent has teamed up with his former employer to combine expertise and experience for a new venture in York.

Women encouraged to join the export race

York Press:

3:04pm Friday 14th November 2014

FACE-to-face business is the key to exporting - that was the message from three female entrepreneurs at a York event aimed at encouraging women to trade overseas.

Retail manager joins City Team board

York Press: Sue Anderson Brown, Coppergate Centre manager

3:04pm Friday 14th November 2014

CITY Team York has welcomed a new member of its board with the appointment of the Coppergate Centre's new manager.

York hotel wins wedding venue award

York Press: Image for Grays Court

3:01pm Friday 14th November 2014

STAFF at a York hotel are celebrating after picking up one of 24 titles in a regional wedding industry competition.

Energy suppliers team up for joint venture

York Press:

2:57pm Friday 14th November 2014

A YORK renewable energy specialist has teamed up with a gas supplier to launch a new multi-fuel energy business.

Staircase designer reaches new heights

York Press: Awaiting caption

1:22pm Thursday 13th November 2014

A £60,000 DEAL has been secured by a staircase specialist after a digital support programme saw sales enquiries almost double.

York Core connects with business awards

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1:22pm Thursday 13th November 2014

THE Press Business Awards has welcomed on board a new sponsor for this year's event.

Regulation change brings opportunity for businesses to increase asset values

1:15pm Thursday 13th November 2014

CHANGES to financial reporting regulations will give businesses an opportunity to increase the value of their assets according to a NorthYorkshire chartered surveyor.

Baker opens first shop

York Press: The Bluebird Bakery on Micklegate. Pictured is owner Al kippax. Picture David Harrison. (12381977)

2:39pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

A BAKERY which started out trading from a market stall one day a week has opened the doors to its first fixed shop.

More affordable office space needed for high value jobs

York Press: Cllr Steve Burton who chairs the Higher Value Jobs Task Group

2:39pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

YORK needs to increase the amount of affordable city centre space available for start up and growing businesses by 20 per cent over the next five years according to a new report.

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Osborne to axe the ‘death tax’

York Press: Alastair Byrne for appointments Biz Monthly (12191588)

2:31pm Tuesday 4th November 2014

GEORGE Osborne’s announcement, during the Conservative party conference, to increase the flexibility of defined contribution pension schemes even further than his announcement in the budget, puts the whole area of pension scheme planning once again back in the melting pot.

Busy agenda of events in weeks ahead

York Press: Sue Reece

2:27pm Tuesday 4th November 2014

WE can all learn something from the experiences of others, and there’s nothing quite like the buzz you take away from an event when a speaker has left you brimming with enthusiasm and ideas. This month, York is packed full of opportunities for business people in the city to be inspired.


Rob Whitehead, managing director of The Serious Sweet Company

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2:15pm Tuesday 4th November 2014

TO find yourself running a major company in your early twenties would sound like a daunting task to most, but for Rob Whitehead, this is where his journey in the food industry began.

Andy Baker, chief executive of Plusnet

York Press: Plusnet chief executive Andy Baker

2:47pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

THIS month up to 7,000 runners will take to the streets of York for the second ever Yorkshire Marathon.


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