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Event specialist grows client portfolio after busiest ever start to the year

10:03am Friday 4th September 2015

EVENT services company Joe Manby has consolidated its busiest ever first quarter with five new contract wins ahead of the autumn season.

Theme park on track to make energy saving of £130,000 a year

York Press: ENERGY SCHEME: Mark Bainbridge, right, general manager at Lightwater Valley, with Andrew Thrower, of Lombard Merseyside, examine the sustainable wood pellets beside one of Lightwater Valley’s new biomass boilers

9:06am Friday 4th September 2015

A THEME park in North Yorkshire is making energy savings of around £130,000 per year thanks to the installation of eco-friendly biomass heating systems.

Management buy-out at £100 million York print giant

York Press: Chris Ingram Chief Executive of York Mailing inside the Elvington Airfield Business Park plant. Picture : Garry Atkinson (37489853)

6:05am Friday 4th September 2015

YORK Mailing Group which has grown to become the largest print supplier to the UK retail sector with revenues exceeding £100 million in under new ownership following a management buy out.

Law firm's mediation service undergoes a rebrand

York Press: The team from Your Family First

11:35am Thursday 3rd September 2015

A YORK firm of solicitors is rebranding its family mediation practice in a bid to raise awareness of the benefits of the service.

Insurance broker taps into pub trade following national recommendations

York Press: Pictured from left are David Hawksworth, Sarah Jenkinson and Jamie Jenkinson

9:02am Thursday 3rd September 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire insurance broker is growing its customer base in the pub trade after being recommended by two national licensing bodies.

Celebrity chef turns to York for first restaurant venture

York Press: From left to right: Jaswant Mehra, Arpit Arora, Naiya Khatri and James Bradley.

6:06am Thursday 3rd September 2015

A CELEBRITY chef famed for television appearances in India has chosen York as the site for his first restaurant venture.

Eggborough given just six months before planned closure with 240 job losses

York Press: Eggborough Power Station

3:07pm Wednesday 2nd September 2015

THE closure of Eggborough Power Station is once again looming with the loss of around 240 jobs as the site is given just six months before generation ceases.

New distribution centre as pet food producer claws in growing sales as part of £100 million target

York Press: Bill Page, left, and George Page

12:02pm Wednesday 2nd September 2015

A NORTH YORKSHIRE pet food manufacturer has started work on a new 100,000sq ft distribution centre as it sets its sights on the £100 million sales mark.

Praise for customer service skills at attractions group

York Press: Matt Stamp corporate client manager at People 1st awards, and Nathan Wade of JORVIK with the WelcomeHost plaque outside the Viking Centre

10:36am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

HAVING once been known for raiding and pillaging York's Vikings have now been recognised for their customer service skills by becoming a WorldHost Recognised Business.

Former rugby aces kick off growth for snack brand after securing national retail contracts

York Press: Charlie Simpson-Daniel with some of the rib eye flavoured Biltong and Beef Jerky produced at  Oaklands Farm Moor Monkton'.Pic : Nigel Holland (36700026)

10:02am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

FOLLOWING in the footsteps of the London 2012 Olympics, the Glasgow 2012 Commonwealth Games, and to a smaller extent Yorkshire's Tour de France Grand Depart, this year's Rugby World Cup is set to bring an economic boost to the UK.

York developer to create first "office home"

York Press: From left, Nigel Adams and Phil Hill at S Harrison's Escrick Business Park

6:08am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

YORK developer S Harrison has been appointed to lead on a first of its kind development aimed at turning the home office concept on its head.

Latest appointments

York Press: Sian Foster

11:26am Tuesday 1st September 2015

Ware & Kay Solicitors has announced the appointment of wills and probate solicitor Sian Foster.

New £5m care home will create 50 jobs

York Press:

6:00am Tuesday 1st September 2015

MORE than 50 new jobs are to be created, with a new £5 million North Yorkshire care home due to open in autumn next year.

New bar and restaurant opens in York

York Press:

2:03pm Monday 31st August 2015

A NEW restaurant has opened as part of a York hotel's £3 million upgrade.

New director for BAM Construction

York Press:

9:44am Monday 31st August 2015

A CONSTRUCTION firm has appointed a new regional director.

Final 42 revealed for anniversary Press Business Awards

York Press:

8:00am Friday 28th August 2015

THE eagerly anticipated shortlist for the 2015 Press Business Awards is revealed today.

Business awards shortlist announcement

York Press: Business awards shortlist announcement

9:02am Thursday 27th August 2015

THE eagerly-awaited shortlist for this year's Press Business Awards is being announced tomorrow.

Pieces coming together in £1.7 billion potash mine puzzle

York Press: York Potash mine site animation - north west

9:02am Wednesday 26th August 2015

THE "majority of the pieces of the planning jigsaw" have now come together for the York Potash project as further approvals are granted for the £1.7 billion mine.

Latest appointments

York Press: Johnny Minford, right, welcomes Graham Garbett as director

6:05am Wednesday 26th August 2015

GROWING specialist accounting firm Minford Chartered Accountants has appointed Graham Garbett as director.

Employee numbers hit 4,000 as profits soar at Persimmon

York Press: Persimmon Homes.

6:12am Wednesday 19th August 2015

BUILDING more homes and recruiting more local people is on the agenda for York housebuilder Persimmon as the firm closes in on the £300 million profit mark.

Cafe reopens after doubling in size

York Press: The team at Crema Coffee House

10:04am Tuesday 18th August 2015

A POPULAR Helmsley cafe is this week unveiling its new extension which has seen the business double in size.

Mother and daughter duo take on property management franchise

York Press: Claire and Charlotte Leathley

9:08am Tuesday 18th August 2015

A FORMER employee of Walt Disney World has teamed up with her mother to launch a new venture in York's property market.

York scientists launch new food safety testing technique to revolutionise global authenticity

York Press: Longhand Data Ltd managing director, Roger Young, discusses the new scientific technique of food authentication with Harrowells Solicitors  commercial department partner, Susie Mortonson (left) and Harrowells commercial division solicitor and compliance s

6:12am Tuesday 18th August 2015

FOOD industry scares such as the horsemeat scandal could be a thing of the past thanks to scientific testing being carried out by a new York-based company.

Tributes paid to award-winning York architect

York Press:

7:10am Thursday 13th August 2015

TRIBUTES have been paid to an award-winning York architect who was well known in the city and wider region for championing export and overseas success.

Yorkshire's "luxury" housing market enjoys 20 year boom

York Press: Toby Cockcroft, director Croft Residential

9:02am Wednesday 12th August 2015

A SALES boom is being reported in the top end of the region's housing market as a York agent reports a 20-year peak while one of the city's housebuilders sees sales rise by more than 300 per cent.

Latest appointments

York Press: Jessica Roberts

6:09am Wednesday 12th August 2015

YORK law firm Hethertons has recruited a new solicitor to strengthen its Business Support Unit.

Holiday park firm continues run of record results with 70 per cent rise in operating profits

York Press: Plas Coch Holiday Homes in Anglesey, which Park Leisure acquired for £15 million earlier this year

6:06am Tuesday 11th August 2015

A YORK based holiday park owner and operator has reported its most successful six months to date with year-on-year revenues rising by more than 50 per cent to £28.4 million.

New coffee, cake and ice-cream cafe opens in Fossgate

York Press:

5:18pm Wednesday 5th August 2015

FORMER international trader Amy Yu hopes her new York coffee shop Cosy Time will prove a local success.

Latest appointments

9:49am Wednesday 5th August 2015

YORK-based specialist equipment housing manufacturer Portastor has strengthened its business development team with the appointment of two sales professionals, Duncan Cammack and Steve Grundy.

Latest appointments

York Press: From left, Newtons Solicitors founder and director, Sarah Newton, new director, Meryn Astwood and new director, Claire Armer.

10:02am Wednesday 29th July 2015

TWO new directors have been appointed by fast-growing Newtons Solicitors which has built a network of nine offices across Teesside and North and West Yorkshire in six years.

Laying the foundations for construction firm's continued award success

York Press: The Simpson team, from left, Tom Wilcox Harrison, Amanda Davidson, Phil Rhodes, Stephanie Burns, Andre Coverdale, Andrew Pollintine, and Ian Hildreth winning the Considerate Constructors Scheme Site Award.

9:48am Wednesday 29th July 2015

A YORK construction company dating back more than 90-years is hoping to continue its run of award success.

York brewer lands huge contract with House of Commons

York Press:

6:00am Tuesday 28th July 2015

BEERS brewed on the outskirts of York will be sold in the House of Commons shops, after a local producer won a lucrative contract.

Deadline extended for entries to 25th anniversary Press Business Awards

York Press: The Press Business Awards at York Racecourse. The winner celebrate at the end of the night. Picture David Harrison. (32748339)

9:04am Thursday 23rd July 2015

BUSINESSES in York and North Yorkshire are being given an extra chance to be part of the 25th Anniversary Press Business Awards.

Double celebrations as health provider marks 110 years by branching into new services in its 25th year in York

York Press: Members of staff celebrate Benendens 25th anniversary in York and its 110th anniversary  nationally:Pic Nigel Holland (32545243)

10:02am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

DOUBLE anniversaries are being celebrated by a York healthcare provider as it becomes one of the city's fastest growing insurance specialists.

Latest appointments

York Press: Erika Sinclair with Mark Pearson-Kendall and Philip Ashworth

9:02am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

REGIONAL law firm Andrew Jackson has announced continued growth with the appointment of senior solicitor Erika Sinclair.

Chocolate Works housing scheme is "the most unique we've ever worked on" says York building firm as first phase goes on sale

York Press: The Chocolate Works development at the old Terrys factory site. Pictured are Sales Director Paul Hogan, left, and Managing Director Paul Newman. Picture David Harrison. (32258705)

6:07am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

DIRECTORS of a York house building firm are reporting some of their busiest years on record as they work to meet a "desperate" housing need in the city through the development of one of its most iconic sites.

Daughter of coach firm founder hits the road with new venture

York Press: Deirdre Brown, centre (with scarf), with guests and customers at the launch of her now coach tours business

10:02am Tuesday 21st July 2015

THE Brown name is returning to coach travel in North Yorkshire as the daughter of the Eddie Brown puts the wheels in motion for her own holiday business.

York among top five per cent nationally for apprenticeship numbers

9:01am Tuesday 21st July 2015

YORK has been ranked in the top five per cent of local authorities nation wide for apprenticeship take-up.

Selby fly fishing threads prove "critical" to space mission

York Press: The solar sail unfurled

6:04am Tuesday 21st July 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire fly fishing materials supplier is casting its services beyond its usual world-wide network of customers after receiving an order from NASA.

Business group director lands Northern chief executive role

York Press: Andrew Palmer

9:02am Monday 20th July 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire director has been appointed as the new chief executive of North of England Excellence.

Making a song and dance out of corporate sponsorship

York Press: Musicians from The Arts Barge Project delight staff at United By Design with Gigs At Your Desk corporate sponsorship packages

6:04am Monday 20th July 2015

AN arts project is seeking to tune into new levels of corporate support through a new office-based scheme.

North Yorkshire craft brewery trebles capacity and eyes international market

York Press:

6:00am Monday 20th July 2015

A BREWERY that opened in Malton two years ago has moved into new premises so it can treble its capacity.

Ballot date set for scheme aiming to raise £800,000 annually for city improvements

York Press: Ballot date set for scheme aiming to raise £800,000 annually for city improvements

5:28pm Friday 17th July 2015

MORE than 1,000 businesses in York's city centre are to be balloted in November over plans to create a Business Improvement District.

Science centre's first public showcase of horticultural lighting innovation

York Press: Science Director of Stockbridge Technology Centre, Dr Martin McPherson pictured with some of the latest technology at the centre.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (32286550)

12:08pm Friday 17th July 2015

HORTICULTURAL research facility Stockbridge Technology Centre has been showcasing its new LED lighting for the first time at the Great Yorkshire Show this week.

Machine manufacturer wins contract with US exercise specialist

York Press: (32279928)

11:03am Friday 17th July 2015

A SCARBOROUGH manufacturer specialising in the design and production of tube bending machines has won a new order from an exercise equipment firm.

Recycling contractor invests £40,000 to improve vehicle safety

York Press: Recycling contractor invests £40,000 to improve vehicle safety

10:12am Friday 17th July 2015

RECYCLING and waste management company Yorwaste has invested more than £40,000 in new vehicle safety technology designed to protect its drivers and members of the public.

Gardener wins first commercial contract as part of hotel's £3 million expansion

York Press: York garden designer Amy Lilley at work in the Monkbar Hotel’s courtyard

9:05am Friday 17th July 2015

A YORK garden designer has landed her first commercial project with a city centre hotel undergoing a multi-million-pound transformation.

City's "thriving" digital sector attracts new agency seeking to boost York's rank as a "northern pioneer"

York Press: City's "thriving" digital sector attracts new agency seeking to boost York's rank as a "northern pioneer"

6:08am Friday 17th July 2015

YORK'S growing digital sector has attracted a young agency to the city three years after it was founded on the North Yorkshire coast.

Plans unveiled for 117-pitch caravan park on outskirts of York

York Press:

6:00am Thursday 16th July 2015

A LANDOWNER has revealed plans for a new 117-pitch caravan park, which he says will deliver a £3.7 million boost for York and provide 68 new jobs.

Insurance firm continues on expansion trail

York Press: From left, Paul Glendinning, Tony Green, Nick Houghton

11:46am Thursday 16th July 2015

INSURANCE firm JM Glendinning, which recently launched a joint venture in York, has acquired the east coast’s largest independent broker to continue its growth in North Yorkshire.

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The Best Time to Start Your Business, by Ed Reid, owner of The Alternative Board

York Press: Ed Reid, The Alternative Board (36556338)

9:31am Wednesday 26th August 2015

It’s official. No less an authority than Forbes says so. The best time to start your business is in a recession.

Where have all the women gone? Why the lack of women in STEM is hurting our economy by Griselda Togobo, managing director of Forward Ladies

York Press: Where have all the women gone? Why the lack of women in STEM is hurting our economy by Griselda Togobo, managing director of Forward Ladies

4:14pm Wednesday 19th August 2015

The UK is facing a drastic shortage of skills within the STEM industries. ‘The State of Engineering’, report issued by Engineering UK has projected that the shortage of skills in STEM fields could cost the UK economy up to £27 billionn a year! Companies need to be hiring 182,000 engineers annually until 2022 - where are they going to find these engineers?


Simon Wood managing director Document Logic

York Press: Simon Wood managing director Document Logic

9:34am Wednesday 2nd September 2015

AFTER discovering a natural talent for sales, Simon Wood never looked back.

Alan Coulson, sales director at Wood Richardson

York Press: Alan Coulson, sales director at Wood Richardson

9:02am Wednesday 26th August 2015

BASED in purpose built facilities, Wood Richardson was established in 1905 and provides a range of in-house print and production services.