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A-board ban: York traders invited to learn more

York Press:

4:00am Saturday 22nd October 2016

RETAILERS and businesses in York have been urged to find out more about City of York Council’s A-board ban, which comes into effect in February.

Expanding North Yorkshire pet food producer in Welsh factory acquisition

York Press: Anthony Stones, Inspired Pet Nutrition (left), and James Kimberley, Gord...

12:52pm Friday 21st October 2016

A NORTH Yorkshire pet food company has acquired a 130,000 sq ft factory in Wales as part of its expansion plans.

Watertight performance wins firm a science award

York Press: Kevin Lancaster Director Aqua Cooling, Roy Sambles IOP President and professor of physics at University of Exeter, Simon Davis Director Aqua Cooling, Suella Fernandes Member of Parliament for Fareham

10:37am Friday 21st October 2016

SPECIALIST engineering firm Aqua Cooling, which has an office in York, has been honoured by the international Institute of Physics during a parliamentary reception at the Palace of Westminster.

Accolades for public projects

York Press: Walmgate Bar

9:58am Friday 21st October 2016

A PART of York’s heritage and work on a piece of public art by a Sherburn-in-Elmet company have been recognised at the Yorkshire Structural Awards.

Holiday pay move ‘could affect thousands of companies’

York Press: Mini Setty

8:40am Friday 21st October 2016

EMPLOYERS have been warned that sales-based commission must be included when calculating holiday pay, following a landmark court ruling.

Strong trading and shares sale revealed by York-based online musical instrument retailer

York Press: Andrew Wass (left), founder and chief executive of Gear4Music, and Peter Armitage, director of Gear4Music and partner of backer KCP

6:58am Friday 21st October 2016

A YORK-BASED online musical instrument retailer has announced strong trading and strategic progress in its half-year results and separately revealed that a former investor has sold more than 800,000 shares in the company.

Event in Acomb, York, set to highlight ‘jobs on your doorstep’

York Press: Newly revamped Jobcentre opens for busines at Monkgate, York with (foreground) , Sara Farrar, Partnership Manager for York,  Selby and Ryedale Job Centres  in the Ditigal Customer Area    Picture Frank Dwyer.....

6:19am Thursday 20th October 2016

A JOBS fair is to be held in an area of York so local residents can find out about employment opportunities “on their doorstep”.

York's first traditional city-centre butcher's shop for 4 years opens

York Press:

12:26pm Thursday 20th October 2016

THE first traditional butcher's shop in York city centre for four years has opened to the public today.

Counting down to Venturefest Yorkshire

York Press: Venturefest  Launch at York University  (l-r), James Newman (Advisory Board Chair), Dermot Boylan (Programme Manager ) and Heather Niven (Head of Science City , York )  Picture Frank Dwyer.

9:00am Thursday 20th October 2016

WITH only four weeks to go business people from around the region are being urged to attend this year’s Venturefest Yorkshire.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts to open shop in York

York Press: The official opening of the Krispy Kreme store in Buchanan Galleries  Photo: Jamie Simpson/Herald & Times

8:06pm Tuesday 18th October 2016

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is to open a branch in York.

High street firms could be priced out unless rate system is changed, warns MP

York Press: Rachael Maskell

4:00am Wednesday 19th October 2016

A YORK MP has called for fundamental reform of business rates after traders told her how soaring valuations could price them out of the high street.

Trio turn to experts for buyout help

York Press: Richard Fox, Alan Pratt and Anthony Mitchell of Bow House

4:53pm Wednesday 19th October 2016

WORK colleagues turned to to Business Support York and North Yorkshire (BSYNY) when they had the opportunity to acquire the firm they worked for.

Views sought on planned food business zone for Malton

York Press: Photo of Cllr Linda Cowling - Leader of Ryedale District Council.

12:40pm Wednesday 19th October 2016

A CONSULTATION is being launched on plans to adopt a Local Development Order (LDO) for the Malton Food Enterprise Zone.

Campaign to draw people into housebuilding

York Press: Steve Mattinson

11:24am Wednesday 19th October 2016

ONE of the region’s largest housebuilders is launching a new campaign to encourage more people into the sector.


York Press: shows (from left): Emily Baldasera, Dan Elvin and Vicki Freestone.

10:44am Wednesday 19th October 2016

PLANNING consultancy Planning Potential, which has an office in Harrogate, has boosted its presence in Yorkshire and the north of England by welcoming three new members to its specialist team.

Success for muddy mission

York Press: Ware & Kay team

9:56am Wednesday 19th October 2016

SOLICITORS from a York firm immersed themselves in muddy bogs, thick woods and river crossings in the Major Series to raise more than £600 for charity ‘The Island’,which provides a mentoring service to vulnerable young and disabled people in York.

Youngsters’ stylish walk in the woods

York Press: New Business Dan Savage and Evi Temple show of ftheir range of  organic children's clothes with Dan's daughter, Gabriella modelling   Picture Frank Dwyer.

7:47am Wednesday 19th October 2016

A CHANCE meeting in a school playground has helped to launch a new organic clothing range for children in York.

Warning to bosses on tribunal ruling

York Press: Marie Horner

6:14am Wednesday 19th October 2016

BOSSES in York and North and East Yorkshire should make sure they know their duties to breastfeeding mothers among their staff after a ‘groundbreaking’ tribunal ruling, an employment lawyer has warned.

Awards for city's best craftsmen

York Press: York Guild of Building Craftsmanship Awards 2016 at Bedern Hall, York

6:00am Wednesday 19th October 2016

THE SKILLS of York's finest craftsmen and women have been recognised during an annual ceremony.

Homes with a village feel win top accolade

York Press:

5:00pm Tuesday 18th October 2016

A PROPERTY developer has won a regional award for a housing scheme with “a village feel”.

It all adds up for expanding trust

York Press: Square Chapel

10:15am Tuesday 18th October 2016

A PERFORMING arts charity has appointed York-based accountancy firm Garbutt + Elliott as it prepares to reopen its newly expanded facility in 2017.

City firm puts in plans for student housing scheme

York Press: Blenheim Court

8:46am Tuesday 18th October 2016

A YORK development company has submitted plans to build a student accommodation scheme close to Leeds city centre.

Businesses hit by huge rates rise

York Press:

10:07am Monday 17th October 2016

A BIZARRE lottery of winners and losers has been thrown up in York and North Yorkshire by new rateable values for businesses unveiled by the Government.

Projects aim to boost young people’s skills

York Press: Image of a young man at work

6:24am Monday 17th October 2016

A NEW apprenticeship service is being set up to serve York and North and East Yorkshire.

Fresh cash agreed for initiative

10:14am Monday 17th October 2016

A SCHEME that has injected more than £87,000 into small businesses across a North Yorkshire district over the last three years has had another £30,000 added to its pot.

Building on its success

York Press: Adrian Berry

9:35am Monday 17th October 2016

WHILE the construction industry as a whole is continuing to face some tough challenges, research by insolvency trade body R3 shows that the sector is performing relatively strongly in Yorkshire.

York firms urged to put themselves in Powerhouse spotlight

York Press: Keith Griffiths - Managing Director, UK Northern Powerhouse, Lord Kerslake - Chairman of UK Northern Powerhouse Advisory Board and Martin Venning - Director, UK Northern Powerhouse. 08.09.16

8:57am Monday 17th October 2016

YORK businesses are being encouraged to put themselves forward for the Northern Lights 2017 Awards - a new scheme designed to recognise the companies and individuals who are driving the Northern Powerhouse agenda forward.

‘Outstanding’ school building handed over

York Press: Picture Credit: Spencer Griffiths

6:40am Friday 14th October 2016

THE York-based Portakabin Group has handed over the first phase of a £44 million school development in London which will be the UK’s largest free school campus.

Respected Brexit voice to be heard at IoD dinner

York Press: Photo caption: Allie Renison, Head of Europe and Trade Policy at the Institute of Directors

11:51am Friday 14th October 2016

ONE of the UK’s most respected voices on Brexit will be keynote speaker at the Institute of Directors (IoD) North Yorkshire annual dinner.

Training centre adds diversity to courses it offers with accreditation success

York Press: Livius Training Centre

10:11am Friday 14th October 2016

A BUSINESS is celebrating gaining training accreditation as the highlight of a busy year after moving to a new home.

Animalcare is moving into an ‘exciting area’

York Press: Iain Menneer, chief executive of Animalcare Group

6:32am Thursday 13th October 2016

SEEKING out new markets and new products is on the agenda for a York specialist company which has announced a strong set of results.

County ‘has a vital role in Northern Powerhouse’

York Press: CBI Paul Drechsler.

12:50pm Thursday 13th October 2016

YORKSHIRE must be at the heart of the Government’s plans for the Northern Powerhouse, if the idea is to be a success, the CBI’s president told the organisation’s annual Yorkshire and Humber dinner last night.

Event focus is on ‘tech’ and retail

York Press: Sir Clive Woodward

11:36am Thursday 13th October 2016

YORK ecommerce solutions agency PureNet has joined with retail technology provider Retail IT for an afternoon of presentations, discussions and insights exploring how small and expanding retailers can utilise technology to compete with their larger, more illustrious competitors.

Ryedale gallery venture checks in at historic former town hotel

York Press: Nick and Kate Bentley of Bils & Rye which has moved to 5 Market Place, Kirkbymoorside. Picture David Harrison..

9:19am Thursday 13th October 2016

AN ART gallery has relocated from its Ryedale village location to a former Georgian hotel in a nearby town.

New look as flood-hit firm reopens doors

York Press: Anya Mathewson LLB, Managing Director of Letters Property Management Ltd, 11 Walmgate York. Picture David Harrison.

6:44am Wednesday 12th October 2016

A YORK letting agent is having a triple celebration - of the tenth anniversary of owning her company, which has just been rebranded to coincide with moving back into her previously flood-hit offices.

Trade show has its best year so far

York Press: The Tling Show

1:33pm Wednesday 12th October 2016

ONE of the longest running trade shows in the north of England enjoyed its best year ever at Harrogate International Centre.

Advice on defending against new risks

York Press: Jessica Roberts, Head of Corporate Law at Hethertons Solicitors

1:16pm Wednesday 12th October 2016

HETHERTONS Solicitors and Walker Crips Wealth Management Limited recently delivered a seminar on business protection to some of York’s leading companies.

Professionals' group sets out vision of York’s future

York Press: Anne Taylor of See Green

12:57pm Wednesday 12th October 2016

A GROUP which represents the professional sector in York aims to work with its members and partners to help attract a major firm to invest in the city.


York Press: Ian Fowles

11:08am Wednesday 12th October 2016

BHP CONSULTING has expanded its team with the appointment of two new consultants, Simon Dixon and Steve Kerridge.

Euro rival beaten on centre project

York Press: Guy Armitage

9:54am Wednesday 12th October 2016

AN AWARD-WINNING company has beaten off European competition to land a contract to provide bricks for the £1 million transformation of a well-known York garden centre.

North Yorkshire firm well to the fore with elite sport

York Press: PHOTO: Rob Pickering, Harrogate Spring sales and marketing director

9:33am Wednesday 12th October 2016

A NORTH Yorkshire firm has added another top sporting event to its brand.

Most landlords concerned about Brexit impact

York Press:

12:52pm Wednesday 12th October 2016

MORE than a third of landlords think that Britain’s withdrawal from the EU will harm their ability to attract tenants, according to a survey by the National Landlords Association (NLA).

Winning firm aims to increase market share

York Press: Redmove group shot

5:45am Tuesday 11th October 2016

A FAST-GROWING independent York-based estate and lettings agency has scooped an award in the estate agency county category for North Yorkshire in the International Property Awards 2016-2017.

Rail firm’s York base is sold to syndicate

York Press: East Coast House, York

10:56am Tuesday 11th October 2016

THE York headquarters of Virgin Trains East Coast has been acquired by a syndicate of buyers in a multi-million pound deal.

E-commerce accolade is ‘icing on cake’ for agency

York Press: The Allies website

8:39am Tuesday 11th October 2016

AN EXPANDING York-based ecommerce agency is celebrating after winning recognition at a regional awards ceremony.

Toy shop chain chooses York for its biggest store yet

York Press:

7:10am Monday 10th October 2016

A CHAIN of toy shops is to open a new flagship store in York city-centre.

Shambles shop in running for national award

York Press:

6:00am Monday 10th October 2016

A BABY shop in York’s Shambles has been shortlisted for a national retail award.

Printing firm marks 150 years

York Press: Rupert and Alex Smith

4:31am Monday 10th October 2016

A FAMILY printing firm in Easingwold is celebrating 150 years in business.

Business breakfast for entrepreneurs

York Press:

4:10am Monday 10th October 2016

AN ENTREPRENEURS' business breakfast will take place next month at York Art Gallery.

Award finalist place for businesswoman

4:00am Monday 10th October 2016

A BUSINESSWOMAN from York who turned to yoga to help her after suffering from depression is in the running to win a prestigious award.

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Shorter and better

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

7:23am Wednesday 19th October 2016

with Ed Reid,owner of The Alternative Board

Check insurance impact of weakening pound

York Press: Zach Gray

7:56am Wednesday 12th October 2016

AS THE pound weakens, currently standing at €1.11 and $1.24 (at the time of writing), and fears increase following hardline announcements regarding our access to the single market from politicians both home and abroad, it is important for businesses to understand the impact the weak pound can have on their insurance arrangements.

Anya Mathewson, director of Letters Property Management Ltd

York Press: Anya Mathewson LLB, Managing Director of Letters Property Management Ltd, 11 Walmgate York. Picture David Harrison.

8:03am Wednesday 19th October 2016

ANYA Mathewson has seen an eventful month in charge of York letting agent Letters Property Management Ltd. The reopening of the company’s flood-hit offices in Walmgate with a rebrand coincided with a celebrations to mark her ten years’ ownership of the independent company.

Rana Harvey, managing director of the Monster Group

York Press: Rana Harvey

7:58am Wednesday 12th October 2016

THE managing director of a thriving North Yorkshire online retail business gave up a career as an analytical chemist to start up her venture in her garage.