Celebrations as superfast broadband's first phase completed

York Press:

9:35am Friday 29th May 2015

SUPERFAST North Yorkshire celebrated the completion of its first phase with the ceremonial switching on of a fibre broadband cabinet in Masham.

Ryedale freight firm expands in Europe

York Press:

10:09am Friday 29th May 2015

A RYEDALE-based freight company has expanded its services into another four more European countries.

People aren’t ‘wired’ to look after money

York Press:

10:12am Friday 29th May 2015

PEOPLE are not “wired” to handle money well and should be given more help to overcome behaviour patterns such as over-buying, a report argues.

Small businesses to share experiences

York Press:

10:10am Friday 29th May 2015

SMALL business champions will share their experiences about customers, collaboration and what keeps them going, during a panel discussion in York next week.

350 new homes planned for York

York Press:

7:57am Thursday 28th May 2015

YORK'S housing boom is gathering pace with planners set to approve more than 350 new apartments on the Barbican and Terry's sites.

Curtain goes up on film producer's national advert

York Press:

9:55am Thursday 28th May 2015

AN ADVERT which will be seen by hundreds of thousands of students across the country is about to go live having been produced by a York film director.

Wold Top Brewery shortlisted for awards

York Press: Logo for Wold Top Brewery

9:53am Thursday 28th May 2015

STAFF at a North Yorkshire brewery are celebrating after being shortlisted for two business awards.

CPP plans to ditch Airport Angel

York Press: CPP meeting for creditors to be held at Wembley Arena

9:52am Thursday 28th May 2015

YORK credit card and identity insurer CPP is to axe its airport lounge access division in a bid to increase focus on core operations.

Legal team formed to work with families hit by dementia

York Press:

9:50am Thursday 28th May 2015

A YORK law firm has brought together a multi-disciplinary legal team to support families living with dementia.

Pork producer secured addition £74 million as expansion programme continues

York Press:

12:45pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

THE owner of Malton bacon factory has increased its "financial fire power" after securing a £74 million funding package to further enhance its expansion.

Design agency wins international gong alongside fifth anniversary celebrations

York Press:

12:33pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

A YORK graphic design agency is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its launch with news that it has won an international industry award.

Press Business Awards entries now open

York Press:

12:27pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

ENTRIES are now open for the Press Business Awards 2015.

Leaving Australia un-corked an opportunity for one back-at-home Brit

York Press:

12:23pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

THE link between wine making and furniture making may not be obvious, but when the furniture is made out of wine barrels, you can see how Allan Gledson made the transition.

York developer wins £5 million contract

York Press:

12:29pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

YORK-based developer S Harrison has started work on a £5 million build to create a new store in North Yorkshire that will create 30 new jobs.

Latest appointments

York Press:

12:35pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

YORK-based solicitors Guest Walker & Co have appointed two new solicitors.

Calls for continuing support in renewable energy

York Press:

12:15pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

THE new chief executive of Drax Power is calling on the Government to continue its support of renewable energy as the North Yorkshire power station continues its shift away from coal.

Firm is sole agent to buy island homes

York Press:

1:41pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

YORK-based property agency Croft Residential, which specialises in marketing country estates and individual properties across the north of England, has been appointed as the sole UK agent for Mallorcan real estate agent Engel & Volkers.

Brewery is a big hit with Italians

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1:39pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

EAST Yorkshire based Great Newsome Brewery’s beer is finding favour with customers in Italy as members of the team visited international food and drink expo Tuttofood in Milan.

Future looks bright for agency’s new partnerships

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1:37pm Tuesday 26th May 2015

YORK-BASED PR and communications agency The Partners Group has been appointed to work with two brands in the door and window sector.

New chocolatiers join York attraction

York Press:

9:17am Saturday 23rd May 2015

NEW chocolatiers have joined a city attraction.

Shepherd Group confirms sale of a further three businesses

York Press:

11:50am Thursday 21st May 2015

SHEPHERD Group has confirmed a further sell-off of its businesses as it offloads an entire division in a bid to focus investment on its profitable Portakabin operations.

Farm shop business continues to expand

York Press:

1:08pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A FARM shop which started life as a wheel barrow in a garden has secured planning permission to develop a full butcher's shop, bakery and tea room.

Make It York organisation launched to promote city

York Press:

1:15pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

THE new organisation set up to promote York in a bid to attract investment and grow the city's economy was officially launched yesterday.

Make It York... We’re open and ready for trading

York Press:

12:32pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

Business Editor Laura Knowlson takes a closer look at Make It York and how it plans to improve the fortunes of York's economy.

Chocolate entrepreneur in the running for director award title

York Press:

12:59pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

A YORK business-woman who created a chocolate-based venture built on the city’s confectionery heritage has been shortlisted in the Director of the Year awards.

Latest appointments...

York Press:

9:00am Wednesday 20th May 2015

York’s St Leonard’s Hospice has appointed Dawn Clements as director of fundraising.

Event bids to give insight into plans for improved city centre

York Press: Steve Hughes

1:06pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

BUSINESS owners in York's city centre are being invited to find out more about plans for a Business Improvement District (BID) in York.

Chance to win work on community stadium build

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1:04pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

CONSTRUCTION businesses in York that are interested in supplying products and services required for the building of the York Community Stadium and Leisure Complex scheme are being invited to attend a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event.

York music retailer plans to float on stock market

York Press:

11:29am Tuesday 19th May 2015

YORK music retailer Gear4Music has announced plans to float on AIM in a bid to raise capital to further develop its online sales.

Bettys online customers warned about data breach

York Press: FAT RASCALS: Staff from Bettys and Taylors take part in the Fat Rascal Bike Race

8:55pm Monday 18th May 2015

MORE than 120,000 Bettys customers have been warned that their personal details may have been accessed following an unprecedented data breach.

Groups kick off series of events to mark coaching week

York Press:

11:27am Tuesday 19th May 2015

DELEGATES from across the north of England descended on York yesterday as the city hosts a programme of events to mark International Coaching Week.

Targeting new markets sees sales surge for transport firm

York Press:

11:25am Tuesday 19th May 2015

AN East Yorkshire transport company is celebrating after more than doubling turnover in two years after targeting new sectors.

Distribution firm helps neighbouring nursery on quest for floral gold

York Press:

11:25am Tuesday 19th May 2015

A TEMPERATURE controlled distribution company has swapped frozen food for foliage after taking on an unusual assignment this week.

Agency wins innovation award for Battle of Bannockburn design

York Press:

11:53am Monday 18th May 2015

WORK completed by a York digital design agency has won national acclaim after the visitor experience it created was named a winner in the UK heritage award.

Hunters estate agency continues to grow with acquisition

York Press:

11:40am Monday 18th May 2015

YORK based estate agency group Hunters has added 23 branches to its national network through the acquisition of another firm.

Interior designer commissioned for city centre apartment scheme

York Press:

11:50am Monday 18th May 2015

A MALTON interior designer has been appointed to add the finishing touches to a £3.75 million scheme to transform a former 1920's car showroom and warehouse into ten apartments.

SCAM ALERT: Local businesses targeted in VAT hoax

York Press: Post box, Royal Mail postbox,

8:02am Saturday 16th May 2015

BUSINESSES in North Yorkshire have been warned about a new scam.

Rail HQ and eco homes impress RICS awards judges

York Press:

9:23am Saturday 16th May 2015

NETWORK Rail's York Campus and a contemporary housing development in the heart of city triumphed over 43 of region's most impressive property schemes last night.

Landmark buildings change hands for £4m

York Press:

11:46am Friday 15th May 2015

A YORK based property investment group has acquired two high profile city centre building including the £2.4 million riverside Bonding Warehouse and the York County Court premises.

Software specialists in UK top 10 SMEs list

York Press:

11:42am Friday 15th May 2015

A YORK based software company has made the top ten in a list of the 100 UK small and medium sized business with the fastest growth in international sales.

Planning officers decline to guide £1.5bn mine decision

York Press: CONTROVERSIAL PLANS: An artist's impression of the proposed mine site at Sneaton, near Whitby

5:05pm Thursday 14th May 2015

PLANNING officers who have spent four years examining proposals for a £1.5 billion fertiliser mine in a national park have indicated they will not recommend whether the scheme should be approved.

Software firm tackles food industry regulations

York Press:

10:27am Thursday 14th May 2015

A YORK firm which created a software solution to meet food information regulations in the bakery industry has rebranded its product to meet unexpected demand from across the food sector.

Jobs saved as Shepherd Homes sold to Galliford Try

York Press:

9:26am Thursday 14th May 2015

YORK housebuilding firm Shepherd Homes is being sold as the historic family-run Shepherd Group continues to downsize and restructure operations.

Award nominations fly in for Riccall Care

York Press: Logo for Riccall Care

10:20am Thursday 14th May 2015

YORK family business Riccall Care is celebrating after being named as a finalist in their second national awards this year.

Wheels on the bus go round and round for growing children's nursery

York Press:

10:11am Thursday 14th May 2015

INVESTMENT plans are being put in motion at a York children's nursery following growth of the business.

Private hospital ranked as top performer

York Press:

10:09am Thursday 14th May 2015

A PRIVATE hospital in York has been named as one of the top performing in the UK.

Drax breaks down business in bid to grow group's operations

York Press:

11:08am Wednesday 13th May 2015

NORTH Yorkshire power giant Drax has undergone a restructure following growth of the business as it continues its £700 million project to shift away from coal burning.

Food exporter serves deli range direct to the Middle East

York Press:

10:55am Wednesday 13th May 2015

A BRITISH food export company on the outskirts of York is looking to open its first overseas store after appointing a sales team in the Middle East.

Business Awards 2015: Firm looks to space for prize hat-trick in anniversary year

York Press:

10:53am Wednesday 13th May 2015

NEXT week The Press launches it Business Awards, marking the 25th anniversary year of the competition. Business editor Laura Knowlson revisits the only firm in the city to have been named Business of the Year twice.

Work on 55 York homes stopped due to collapse of building firm

York Press:

8:36am Wednesday 13th May 2015

HOUSEBUILDING on a former York school site has ground to a halt after a company went bust.

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My View... with Jane Lady Gibson, Chairwoman, Make It York

York Press:

12:19pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

Literally hundreds of people have worked together to create Make It York and I am honoured to serve as its first chair.

My View... with Tim Bailey, Director, Chamber International

York Press:

12:26pm Wednesday 20th May 2015

Exporting is undergoing a steady shift from being the province of mature, large manufacturing businesses to a mainstream commercial activity embraced, virtually from start-up, by entrepreneurs from any background.


Michelle Mook, managing director of Pro-Development (UK)

York Press:

12:42pm Wednesday 27th May 2015

It was 2011 when Michelle Mook set up Pro-Development, an employee engagement and development specialists now working with SMEs in and around Yorkshire and the Humber.

David Twiddle, managing director of Twiddle & Co.

York Press:

8:00am Wednesday 20th May 2015

At the age of 47, David Twiddle has more than 25 years’ experience of both working in, and advising, high-growth entrepreneur-led and family owned businesses.


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