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Start on ‘new chapter’ for long-standing York firm

York Press: Image of Herbert Todd building at Monks Cross

6:23am Friday 9th December 2016

WORK has started on building a new home for a long-standing York business.

It’s fifth time lucky with stylish success for North Yorkshire hairdresser

York Press: Joseph Ferraro

8:18am Friday 9th December 2016

A NORTH Yorkshire hairdresser is celebrating after being recognised as one of the UK’s top stylists.

Awards triple triumph for team at York nurseries

York Press: Professor Robert Winston and Vanessa Warn

6:30am Thursday 8th December 2016

ONE of the winners of last month’s Press Business Awards has followed up that success by scooping two national accolades.

Happiness tops wealth in survey of Yorkshire people

York Press: Pickford-Ian-formal-1

11:25am Thursday 8th December 2016

RESEARCH suggests that Yorkshire people rank happiness as a greater benchmark of success than wealth

Invitation to Downing Street reception for North Yorkshire business owner

York Press: Emma Woods from Helmsley's Duncombe Sawmill at 10 Downing Street for Small Business Saturday

10:21am Thursday 8th December 2016

A SMALL business owner from North Yorkshire was one of 100 from around the country invited to Downing Street for a reception to mark the UK’s fourth annual Small Business Saturday.

York research firm is bought by US giant

York Press:

5:00am Thursday 8th December 2016

A YORK-BASED specialist research company has been acquired by a New York-based global provider of information and advisory services.

North Yorkshire power giant’s big moves to ‘meet future energy needs’

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5:35am Wednesday 7th December 2016

A NORTH Yorkshire-based energy giant has announced two important acquisition moves.

A stitch in times past points to stylish future for York shop

York Press: Business Feature Shoemaking with Louis Smith at Old Sole , Swinegate , York   Picture Frank Dwyer.

7:52am Wednesday 7th December 2016

YORK is a city that thrives on tradition, and in the heart of its shopping centre can now be found a retail experience for which the phrase ‘old-style’ might almost have been invented.

Appointments

York Press: (L-R) York Science Park CEO Tracey Smith, deputy facilities manager Adam Douglas and business development assistant Katy Holmes

10:39am Wednesday 7th December 2016

YORK Science Park has welcomed its newest team members with the appointment and promotion of staff within its facilities management, centre co-ordinator and business development teams.

Hospital project finished in under five months by York-based company

York Press: Portakabin Southampton General Hospital 7144 011

10:15am Wednesday 7th December 2016

AFTER less than five months on site, the York-based Portakabin Group has handed over a £2 million, four-storey scheme for office support staff at the University Hospital Southampton.

New flood insurance hope for small businesses in York and North Yorkshire

York Press: Flood pictures in York City Centre on Sunday in York   Picture Frank Dwyer.

9:59am Wednesday 7th December 2016

THOUSANDS of small businesses are set to benefit from a new flood insurance package announced by the British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA), according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).

Well-known corporate finance adviser in move to support growth at York and Leeds accountancy firm

York Press: From left, Tony Farmer is welcomed to Garbutt + Elliott by Richard Feltham and Russell Turner

6:08am Tuesday 6th December 2016

A RESPECTED corporate finance advisor is joining a York and Leeds accountancy practice in a move to support its ongoing growth strategy.

Manufacturing survey is ‘positive’ in key indicators

York Press: Andy Tuscher, EEF Yorkshire director.

10:35am Tuesday 6th December 2016

MANUFACTURERS in Yorkshire & The Humber saw the delayed recovery finally arrive in the final quarter of 2016 with a much-improved boost to output and orders, according to a survey by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation, and accountants and business advisory firm BDO LLP.

York insurance experts set up sites to mark anniversary

York Press: Photo caption: Left to right: Ron Gatenby, York Vikings’ Secretary; Chris Greenall Managing Director of D E Ford Insurance Brokers; Caroline Brooks, Marketing & Sales Manager at DE Ford; Councillor Stuart Rawlings, Executive Member for Education, Childr

9:54am Tuesday 6th December 2016

A YORK-BASED commercial and charity insurance specialist is celebrating its 40th Anniversary by launching two new websites.

Group gets inn a good position to hit goals

York Press: King's Head in Richmond

9:32am Tuesday 6th December 2016

THE Coaching Inn Group, which is part owned by Tadcaster-based property and investment company Commer Group, has secured a further £10 million investment from BGF (Business Growth Fund) to support a planned £50 million expansion across the UK.

Cheers to getting new York-based brew tours on the road

York Press: L-R) Annis Cordy, The Partners Group, Owen Turner, United By Design, Mark Stredwick, Brewtown Brewery Tours and Anne Taylor, See Green.

5:54am Monday 5th December 2016

THREE of York’s leading creative agencies have joined forces to help a start-up business offering microbrewery bus tours prepare for launch.

Interest in cyber security event following York exhibition

York Press: Cyber security conference in York

10:17am Monday 5th December 2016

THE success of a recent exhibition featuring IT security at York’s National Railway Museum has prompted the hosts, Boston Spa-based Deans Computer Services (DCS), to launch a cyber safety workshop early next year.

Extension shedding new light on Boston Spa centre’s activities

York Press: A recent Engagement Event for Oasis associates, one-to-one developers and staff

10:07am Monday 5th December 2016

AN EXTENSION project has provided new space for meetings, programmes and one-to-one development work.

Aim of grants managed by University of York is helping firms to innovate

York Press: University of York logo for Biz Awards supp.

9:52am Monday 5th December 2016

SMALL to medium-sized businesses in York and North and East Yorkshire are being urged to apply for EU grants of up to £20,000 to help them innovate.

Nestlé to cut down on sugar

York Press:

3:59pm Sunday 4th December 2016

CHOCOLATE bars made by York-based Nestlé will contain less sugar from 2018.

Start-up sets out stall in York with distinctive Indonesian hand-crafted teak products

York Press: Dale Thompson, Jyoti Lalchan and their dog Crescent at their stall in York Shambles Market

5:53am Friday 2nd December 2016

A START-UP business is turning heads with its distinctive range of ‘reclaimed’ Indonesian wood products.

Housebuilder’s evening for jobs in York

York Press: Chocolate Works.

11:48am Friday 2nd December 2016

A LEADING housebuilders is holding a recruitment evening for local people looking to launch a career in sales after recent expansion in the area has seen the company opening new sites in York, Selby and other locations in East and North Yorkshire.

North Yorkshire power giant in search for engineers of the future

York Press: Andy Koss

8:16am Friday 2nd December 2016

DRAX Power will begin its latest search for future engineers next week.

Law firm opens new office in North Yorkshire

York Press: Christopher Harrison, Mark Pearson-Kendall and Michael Harrison

7:54am Thursday 1st December 2016

A LAW firm has today announced the opening of a new office in North Yorkshire.

Skills recruitment problems for region

York Press: File photo dated 26/02/10 of signage at the head offices of the Lloyds Banking Group in London, as Lloyds is cutting 1,230 jobs in its group operations, retail, marketing and finance divisions as part of previously announced three-year strategy. PRESS ASS

11:36am Thursday 1st December 2016

BUSINESSES in Yorkshire are facing difficulties when recruiting new skilled staff, according to the latest Business in Britain report from Lloyds Bank.

Power from sewage at York plant aids carbon emissions reduction

York Press: A biogas bag used to create electricity as part of the renewable anaerobic digestion process

10:06am Thursday 1st December 2016

A SEWAGE plant in York has helped Yorkshire Water cut its carbon emissions by 4.3 per cent in the past three years.

Steaks are high as legal firm helps butchers’ expansion in York and North Yorkshire

York Press: Hethertons Solicitors’ Commercial Property Director Tom Henry shares in the success of Appleton’s with the business’s owner Anthony Sterne.

8:11am Thursday 1st December 2016

A LEGAL firm has been thanked for helping to raise the steaks with a Yorkshire butchers’ expansion.

Funding pot to create jobs in digital sector

York Press: Neil Hutchinson

6:40am Thursday 1st December 2016

A SCHEME is being launched to lead economic growth and create new jobs in the digital and technology sector.

Final approval given to East Yorkshire scheme set to create 3,000 jobs

York Press: Capitol Park Goole. Photo shows the Guardian Glass building on the left and the Tesco Distribution Centre on the right

9:27am Wednesday 30th November 2016

THE final go-ahead has been given to a major new development that is scheduled to create 3,000 new jobs in East Yorkshire.

Popular York cafe to shut - Ice cream parlour to replace it

York Press:

2:34pm Wednesday 30th November 2016

A LONG-ESTABLISHED cafe and snack bar in York city centre is to become an Italian ice-cream shop.

Ending 2016 on a high note with awards aplenty for organisations across York and North Yorkshire

York Press: Chocolate Works

6:24am Wednesday 30th November 2016

THERE are still a few months to Christmas, but party time has come early for some of those in the world of enterprise.

Appointments

York Press: Rachel Raper

10:15am Wednesday 30th November 2016

A YORK-BASED law firm has bolstered its team with the appointment of an experienced paralegal.

Investment conference in North Yorkshire studies impact of polls

York Press: Donald Trump

10:10am Wednesday 30th November 2016

AN INVESTMENT conference in North Yorkshire heard about the likely impact of the US presidential election and the Brexit vote.

Time for take-off at launch of York travel office

York Press: Amigo Travel has aircraft cabin fixtures in its reception to simulate feel of flying away on holiday, (l-r), Laura Pugh, Branch Manager with Travel Consultant, Kayleigh Lloyd    Picture Frank Dwyer.

10:05am Wednesday 30th November 2016

A NEW travel venture is taking off in style tomorrow with a civic launch party.

Free-range expansion for East Yorkshire producer

York Press: Free range chickens at Soanes first free range farm

11:49am Tuesday 29th November 2016

A MAJOR poultry producer from East Yorkshire business has announced that it is expanding its free-range offering.

York photographer is put in the picture thanks to cash help

York Press: Nikki Bowling

10:25am Tuesday 29th November 2016

A YORK photographer has been able to expand what her business offers thanks to cash help.

Engineering accolade granted to talented student

York Press: Simon Humphrey from ARM with Naomi Allison, Pocklington School, at the Arkwright Scholarships Award ceremony in London.

8:54am Tuesday 29th November 2016

ASTUDENT from a school near York has been identified as a future leader in engineering in a prestigious annual award scheme.

New North Yorkshire cash advisor aims to ‘put the client first’

York Press: Lee Hurst and Lynne Bowman of Harrogate Wealth Management

6:11am Tuesday 29th November 2016

A NEW wealth management firm has been set up in North Yorkshire to provide independent, bespoke advice for individuals, businesses and trusts.

New firm launched to fill gap left by collapse of famous York business

York Press:

11:28am Monday 28th November 2016

A NEW construction and historic buildings restoration company is being launched in York employing local craftsman and key staff who previously worked at the collapsed William Anelay Ltd.

Guide to online selling in China

York Press: FAST LANE TO EXPORTS:  A Chinese commuter rides past one of JD.com’s Singles’ Day posters.

11:09am Monday 28th November 2016

AN INSIGHT into how Yorkshire companies can use the internet to sell goods in China will be provided next month.

Cheers to an estate-filling relocation

York Press: BEER SPACE:  Pictured (L to R) are Wharfedale Property Management director, Tim Munns; Beer Hawk founder and director, Chris France; director of property and construction and consultants, LHL Group, York, Richard Hampshire in the new unit at Thorp Arch Es

10:53am Monday 28th November 2016

A SPECULATIVE commercial property scheme has paid off as the completion of an online drinks firm’s expansion means the space is now fully let.

Town's BID for improvement

York Press: VOTE: Some of the members of Northallerton's BID steering group.

10:37am Monday 28th November 2016

A NORTH Yorkshire town has followed in York’s footsteps and agreed to set up a Business Improvement District (BID).

North Yorkshire district's businesses are offered free one-to-one advice

York Press: JUlie Hutton

8:36am Monday 28th November 2016

BUSINESSES in a North Yorkshire district are being offered free one-to-one advice through a new initiative.

Malt giant that supplies whisky makers plans new site in Yorkshire Wolds

York Press:

5:00am Monday 28th November 2016

MALT giant Muntons wants to build a new plant in the Yorkshire Wolds, to help it continue to cater for whisky and beer producers.

Business is enjoying its best year so far

York Press:

4:00am Monday 28th November 2016

BUSINESS is booming for a company near York, which is enjoying its best year ever and has just celebrated the re-opening of its newly-refurbished offices.

York solicitors ‘delighted’ with year of deals worth £70m

York Press: Penman armoured vehicle

6:23am Friday 25th November 2016

A GROWING York legal operation is celebrating playing a leading role in deals worth than £70 million in 2016.

York travel group's double joy at major awards

York Press: Quartz Travel logo

10:37am Friday 25th November 2016

A YORK travel agency has taken silver in two categories at the 2016 British Travel Awards.

York masterclass on keeping secure in the digital age

York Press: Tamsin Cooper

9:55am Friday 25th November 2016

THE growing need to keep information secure in the digital age comes under the spotlight at the latest in York St John University’s Business Insights Lecture Series 2016-2017.

Game on for firms who can tap into creative cash

York Press: Gameslab logo

9:00am Friday 25th November 2016

DIGITAL companies and games studios in the York, Selby and Harrogate areas have the chance to access a £300,000 grants fund.

Expanding York firm is bringing a new edge to online marketing

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

6:23am Thursday 24th November 2016

A YORK-BASED digital marketing agency Edge 45 is celebrating a year of phenomenal growth with a move from Hiscox Business Club to a new, larger office in the centre of the city to accommodate a growing team.

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Ask yourself the right questions

York Press: Please could you scan in for business? Ed Reid, The Alternative Board

8:06am Wednesday 7th December 2016

“GIVE a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for life.”

Reducing the cost of whiplash claims

York Press: Zach Gray

7:08am Wednesday 30th November 2016

ON NOVEMBER 17 the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) launched its whiplash consultation with the aim of reducing the “unacceptably high” number of whiplash claims brought in the UK. Whiplash claims have increased by about 50 per cent in the last decade.


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.

Ruth Perrott, managing optometrist at VisionCare Optometry in Acomb, York

York Press: Ruth Perrot

7:43am Wednesday 2nd November 2016

RUTH Perrott has been helping people to see better for more than 40 years.