80 jobs to be axed at York company

York Press:

9:43am Saturday 24th January 2015

EIGHTY jobs are set to be axed at two York businesses as managers strive to cut costs and address 'very difficult' trading challenges.

Primark store to bring 151 jobs to York city centre as lease deal signed

York Press:

9:06am Saturday 24th January 2015

MORE than 150 retail jobs are being created in York's city centre as Primark completes a deal to move to the Coppergate Shopping Centre.

VIDEO: Used cooking oil to power national grid from new power station near Selby

York Press:

10:44am Saturday 24th January 2015

LEFT over cooking oil from full English breakfasts or fried fish and chips could be used to power homes across the country following the opening of a new power station near Selby.

Harrogate Hotel retains top accolade for third year

York Press:

11:00am Saturday 24th January 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire country house has held on to its title of the Best UK Hotel outside of London for the third consecutive year.

Potter Logistics celebrate landmark anniversary

York Press:

11:21am Friday 23rd January 2015

A TRANSPORT business which started out with one yellow lorry and now operates from six distribution centres with more than 300 staff is celebrating 50 years on the road.

Hunters estate agency celebrates advert’s television debut

York Press:

11:18am Friday 23rd January 2015

A YORK estate agency group which has grown from a single branch in the city to a nation wide franchise operation is celebrating the launch of its first television commercial.

Tissue Regenix raises £20m for new products

York Press: Antony Odell, managing director of Tissue Regenix

11:17am Friday 23rd January 2015

A YORK company specialising in regenerative medical supplies has raised £20 million to develop and launch new products following a share placing.

Drop-in session on apprenticeships

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11:16am Friday 23rd January 2015

INFORMATION about apprenticeships in York is being made available to young people and parents across the city.

Farewell to retiring solicitor after three decades at firm

York Press:

12:50pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

A YORK law firm is bidding farewell to a family solicitor who has served more than 33 years with the business.

Online opinions sought on bid for new village near Knaresborough

York Press: Paul Ellis, managing director of of The Skelwith Group

12:53pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

A YORK development company looking to build a new village on the outskirts of Knaresborough is continuing consultations into its 2,500 homes plan.

Wold Top Brewery team expands as business grows

York Press:

12:47pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

AN award-winning year has reached a head with the appointment of new staff members at a North Yorkshire Brewery.

Southdale in construction apprentice push

York Press: Southdale counstruction

1:01pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

CONSTRUCTION and development specialist Southdale is aiming to recruit 40 apprentices by the end of March.

New Premier Inn opens in Harrogate

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12:58pm Thursday 22nd January 2015

NATIONAL hotel chain Premier Inn has chosen Harrogate for the opening of its 688th hotel.

New rides help revenues reach bigger heights at Flamingo Land

York Press:

1:25pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

A RISE in turnover of almost 10 per cent at Flamingo Land has been attributed to the family run business's investment in new rides.

Uncertain future for Austin Reed group

York Press:

1:24pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

HIGH street fashion retailer Austin Reed Group has announced plans to close 31 stores through a company voluntary arrangement as it looks to secure the future of the business.

Former rugby player joins consultancy team

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1:20pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

A FORMER Rugby Union star has joined a new York-based company aimed at helping accelerate businesses performance through better use of technology.

Funding available for nuclear manufacturing

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1:19pm Wednesday 21st January 2015

MANUFACTURING businesses in North Yorkshire are being invited to bid for grants following a £1.5 million funding package to boost the nuclear sector.

Egg producer lays down investment in hen welfare

York Press: James Potter, left, and Adrian Potter together on the farm.

3:17pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

HEN welfare is at the heart of a £500,000 investment by a North Yorkshire egg producer as supermarket supply contracts lead to increasing demand.

Closing date nears for £50k technology event investment competition

York Press: Melanie Ellyard, chief operating officer at Aptamer Solutions, a previous winner of the Investment Competition.

3:16pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

START-UP entrepreneurs are being given the chance to win a £50,000 prize package and put their business in front of international and regional investors as preparations get under way for York's 12th Venturefest.

Bank funds new lease of life for White Swan Hotel

York Press: From left Richard Butterfield of Lloyds Bank and Michael Holford of Lawrence Hannah.

3:16pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

AN historic building in the centre of York has been renovated and brought back into use with the support of a £1.9 million loan from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking.

Bus firm agrees pay deal for workers

York Press:

3:15pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

NORTH Yorkshire bus manufacturer Optare has agreed a three year pay and conditions deal with its operations employees who are represented by UNITE the Union.

Acomb garage closes after almost 30 years in business

York Press: Acomb Garage business owner John Richardson who is facing an uncertain future following the potential loss of access to his garage.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (14304293)

8:28am Tuesday 20th January 2015

AN Acomb garage has closed its doors after almost 30 years in business.

Yorkshire machinery supplier exhibits sole UK import contract

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3:15pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

AN East Yorkshire farm machinery importer will showcase its new farm machinery range at the Yorkshire Agricultural Machinery Show (YAMS) next month.

Pork producer explores export opportunities in China

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3:15pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

THE parent company behind a £12 million pastry products factory in Norton has flown the flag for UK food and drink as part of a trade trip to China.

Business benefits of going green

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3:15pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

COMPANIES in Selby are being given the chance to find out more about how green technology can support growth and investment.

Regulation change created business opportunity

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3:14pm Tuesday 20th January 2015

CHANGES to the way the consumer credit industry is regulated has seen numbers stack up for a North Yorkshire compliance expert.

Shoplifting at a 10-year high says report

York Press:

10:08am Tuesday 20th January 2015

ORGANISED shoplifting gangs who target expensive items and steal in bulk have helped push the impact of theft on retailers to a ten-year high, according to new research.

1,500 jobs to go at Aviva

York Press:

4:53pm Monday 19th January 2015

INSURANCE giant Aviva, which employs 2,000 people in York, is to shed 1,500 jobs across its operations, it has announced.

International intelligence enlisted by life sciences firm OptiBiotix

York Press:

12:17pm Monday 19th January 2015

THREE international scientists have been appointed to lend their expertise to a York company looking to develop new compounds to tackle obesity, high cholesterol and diabetes.

New scheme for consumer feedback

York Press:

12:13pm Monday 19th January 2015

A HARROGATE businessman is hoping to attract national interest in his latest web-based scheme designed to offer a platform for consumer feedback.

Estate agents EweMove in accolade delight

York Press:

12:10pm Monday 19th January 2015

A NATIONAL award has been won by estate agents EweMove which arrived in York for the first time last year.

Riccall care home company in running for family title

York Press: Logo for Riccall Care

12:08pm Monday 19th January 2015

A FAMILY run care home business in York has been shortlisted for a national award.

Bumper business news section starts tomorrow

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12:05pm Monday 19th January 2015

TOMORROW'S Press will feature a new look for business news on a Tuesday.

Employers urged to sign up to careers week at Selby College

York Press: Selby College

11:00am Monday 19th January 2015

EMPLOYERS are now able to book places at this year's Careers Week at Selby College.

Unearthing employment facts at chip maker McCain

York Press:

12:03pm Monday 19th January 2015

GLOBAL chip manufacturer McCain hosted politicians at its North Yorkshire site in a bid to assist with their fact finding mission.

Call for businesses to speak out on EU

York Press: York MP Sir Hugh Bayley, front centre, with local business leaders at a lunch held at the HSBC in Parliment Street, York. The topic of thelunch was the European Community. Picture David Harrison. (16333965)

11:18am Saturday 17th January 2015

A COMMUNICATIONS problem with EU means British voters would not know enough about Europe in a referendum, business leaders in York have warned.

Creative manufacturer Stage One showcased as export inspiration

York Press:

10:11am Friday 16th January 2015

A YORK company has been heralded as an exporting inspiration for businesses by UK Trade & Investment’s chief executive.

Hotel du Vin put up for sale

York Press: Exterior shot of Hotel Du Vin. Picture: Ceri Oakes (15428272)

10:07am Friday 16th January 2015

YORK'S Hotel du Vin is being put up for sale along with 28 other hotels belonging to its private equity owner KSL Capital Partners.

Funding boost for letting agency's acquisition programme

York Press:

10:05am Friday 16th January 2015

A REGIONAL lettings agency has secured a £1.8 million funding package to help double the size of the business through an acquisition strategy.

Wold Top Brewery eyes up international growth after investment loan win

York Press:

10:08am Friday 16th January 2015

GROWTH in export sales is being targeted by a family-run brewery after securing a £150,000 loan to invest in new brewing and bottling equipment.

Veterinary suppliers see healthy profit boost

York Press: Animalcare's chief executive Dr Iain Menneer (16167431)

9:06am Thursday 15th January 2015

SUPPLY problems with a competitor 's product contributed to a rise in revenues at York veterinary medicines specialist Animalcare.

Husband and wife team launch property management venture

York Press: Gemma and Steve Thompson of TPM York. Photo by Allan Scott Commercial Photography

9:06am Thursday 15th January 2015

A HUSBAND and wife duo have put ten years worth of experience of owning properties in York into launching their own property management firm.

York City football club tunes in to new telephony system

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9:06am Thursday 15th January 2015

YORK City football club has invested in an interim upgrade of its telecommunications system to see it through to a future move to a new stadium.

York developer Skelwith relocates into new headquarters

York Press: Paul Ellis, managing director of of The Skelwith Group

9:05am Thursday 15th January 2015

YORK-based developer Skelwith has moved into new offices as the company continues to grow.

Shareholders back CPP recovery plans

York Press: The headquarters of CPP in Holgate, York

9:05am Thursday 15th January 2015

SHAREHOLDERS of York-based credit card insurer CPP have backed £20 million equity raising plans as the firm announces the appointment of a new chairman.

Business meeting will highlight fears on EU membership

York Press:

11:36am Thursday 15th January 2015

BRITAIN'S continuing membership of the European Union will be in the spotlight at a business meeting in York.

York to be showcased as centre for conferences and meetings

York Press:

8:50am Thursday 15th January 2015

YORK is to be showcased in London as an ideal destination for meetings and conferences.

Sainsbury's plans for new shop in York set to be approved

York Press: An artist's impression of how the new Sainsbury’s store in Hull Road could look

6:34pm Tuesday 13th January 2015

SUPERMARKET giant Sainsbury's should be allowed to open a new store in York's Hull Road, despite widespread local opposition, city officials have said.

Asda to trial new 'hybrid tills' at Monks Cross store

York Press: ASDA has reported its worst quarterly sales performance in nearly a decade today as it launched a war of words against the "panic" promotional tactics of its rivals.

10:30am Wednesday 14th January 2015

SHOPPERS in York will act as guinea pigs for a supermarket giant's new gadgets.

'Crying shame' as ice cream maker Brymor is frozen out after farm sale

York Press: CLOSING: Nicola Moore of Brymor Ice Cream which is closing down in February.  Picture: RICHARD DOUGHTY.

4:00pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

ONE of the region's most famous independent ice cream makers is to close - with the business put on the market.

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Doing business with a social conscience

York Press: Fay Treloar, director of Enterprise, Employability and Business Engagement

11:30am Tuesday 13th January 2015

Resolving to make a difference? Whether you love or loathe New Year’s resolutions, many of us are turning our minds to the things we want to achieve in business over the course of a new year.

Preparation the key to selling a business swiftly

York Press: Tony Farmer

11:28am Tuesday 13th January 2015

Can I realistically sell a business in six months? The simple answer is – yes, but ….


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11:21am Tuesday 13th January 2015

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York Press:

1:21pm Tuesday 2nd December 2014

RACHEL Kay co-founded landscape and forestry supplier Green-tech with her husband Richard 20 years ago.


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