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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.

York professionals secure sale for family hotel venture

9:31am Thursday 16th July 2015

AN East Yorkshire family has acquired an historic hotel in Shropshire in a deal supported and funded entirely by professionals in York.

It's a family affair for award winning businesses

York Press: Mike Richards, director of Riccall Care, and Sally Ashford, from law firm Charles Russell Speechlys, who presented the award.

9:02am Thursday 16th July 2015

A CARE home operation and a golf holiday specialist were among the York businesses to take centre stage at a national awards scheme for family-run ventures.

Health food brand enjoys "overfunding" from campaign after raising a surplus of more than £100,000

York Press: Adele Carnell and Will Pugh

6:05am Thursday 16th July 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire healthy eating brand which opened its first site in York in 2012 is set to expand after surpassing targets in its crowd-funding campaign.

No-call in for mine plans

York Press: MINERALS SCHEME: The site near Whitby where Sirius Minerals plans to create a potash mine

4:09pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

PLANS to build the UK’s first potash mine in more than 40 years look set to clear final planning hurdles after the Government said it would not scrutinise the scheme.

Tool hire business powers online offering following £500,000 funding win

York Press: Elcocks in Hospital Fields Road.

1:41pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

POWER tool hiring company Elcocks is to invest in its digital capability and online sales channel, as well as expand its product range, after receiving a £500,000 funding package.

Business champions celebrated in Hambleton

York Press: Award winners are pictured with leader and deputy leader of Hambleton District Council, councillor Mark Robson and Peter Wilkinson and chairman of the Council, councillor Steven Dickens.

12:17pm Wednesday 15th July 2015

THE second annual Hambleton Business Awards have seen nine winners presented prizes from more than 220 entries.

Spotlight on Press Business Awards criteria as deadline looms

York Press: Spotlight on Press Business Awards criteria as deadline looms

11:30am Wednesday 15th July 2015

WITH just over a week to go until the deadline for entries for this year's Press Business Awards, we take a look at some of the awards available to enter.

Treske completes £100,000 contract with Abu Dhabi church

York Press: Justin Bartlett of Treske

10:46am Wednesday 15th July 2015

NORTH Yorkshire furniture designer and manufacturer Treske is supplying church furniture, worth £100,000, to the leading Christian church in Abu Dhabi.

Latest appointments

York Press: Niamh Batterton

10:34am Wednesday 15th July 2015

LUPTON Fawcett Denison Till, the York, Leeds and Sheffield-based commercial law firm, has announced the appointment of solicitor Niamh Batterton to its York office to enhance its specialist construction and engineering department.

Exporters stress importance of understanding culture overseas

York Press: Mel Fairbourn-Varley, director of York-based DWA Architects

9:07am Wednesday 15th July 2015

EXPERIENCED international business people outlined what they wish they’d known when they started exporting including a York architect and an Easingwold plastics specialist.

Hotel group boss predicts further growth for York's tourism industry after investing £75 million in the city

York Press: Splendid Hospitality Group chief executive Stuart Bailey, right, helps Lord Mayor Cllr Sonja Crisp cut the ribbon to the new Hotel Indigo in Walmgate this week.

6:15am Wednesday 15th July 2015

THE chief executive of one of the UK's fastest growing privately-owned hotel groups has spoken of the growth potential for York's tourism sector following his company's £75 million investment in the city.

Wind farm specialists surges further into renewable energy markets

York Press: Steve Milner at Earthmill's offices

12:03pm Tuesday 14th July 2015

YORKSHIRE wind turbine specialist Earthmill has announced a major diversification into the rapidly growing combined heat and power renewable energy market.

Professional services trio advises on regional architects merger

York Press: From left, DarntonB3 board member Dyfrig Jones and managing director Alistair Hamilton

11:09am Tuesday 14th July 2015

PROFESSIONAL services teams in York have overseen the merger of two architectural practices to create a national consultancy headquartered in Leeds.

Seafood hotel and restaurant group nets profits in first results since £4.5 million rescue deal

York Press: The Crab and Lobster restaurant

10:09am Tuesday 14th July 2015

PROFITS of almost £700,000 have been reported by the owner of restaurant and hotel business group in its first set of results since the venture was subject to a multimillion pound rescue deal.

Law firm completes £1.2 million refurbishment of York offices

York Press: Managing partner David Thompson of Langleys Solicitors, which have just completed a £1.2m refurbishment of it's York offices.  Picture: Richard Doughty Photography (31842131)

9:06am Tuesday 14th July 2015

A FIRM of solicitors has completed a £1.2 million refurbishment of its offices in a bid to make York its flagship site for the company.

Pre-tax profits surpass £100 million mark for York chocolate giant

York Press: Pre-tax profits surpass £100 million mark for York chocolate giant

6:10am Tuesday 14th July 2015

ONE of York's largest employers Nestle UK has seen almost a 400 per cent rise in pre-tax profits having surpassed the £100 million mark.

Businesses invited to Go Digital with free event

5:20pm Monday 13th July 2015

AN event to help York businesses learn new digital skills is being staged as part of the city's bid to become the best connected city in the UK.

Stage One takes export top spot after 130 per cent rise in international sales

10:05am Monday 13th July 2015

YORK creative construction and manufacturing company Stage One has been ranked top company in Yorkshire for the fastest growing international sales.

It's not just any beer, it's Wold Top Beer - North Yorkshire brewery wins M&S supply deal

York Press: Wold Top Brewery Directors Gill Mellor, Alex Balchin, Kate Balchin and Tom Mellor

9:06am Monday 13th July 2015

DIRECTORS and staff at a North Yorkshire brewery are celebrating after winning a contract to supply selected Marks & Spencer stores throughout the region.

Bosses push ahead with potash mine plans following approval for £1.7 billion scheme

York Press: York Potash mine site animation - north west

6:06am Monday 13th July 2015

BOSSES at York Potash are in the process of selecting two leading tenders for the construction of the firm's new £1.7 billion North Yorkshire mine.

Farm family & £100m York developer set for High Court land battle

York Press:

5:00am Saturday 11th July 2015

A YORK company is at the centre of a High Court battle over stalled plans to develop land where it once hoped to create a £100 million golf resort.

Brewery drink dispenser pumps investment into new premises to accommodate future growth

11:27am Friday 10th July 2015

A NORTH Yorkshire manufacturer and distributor of drinks dispense equipment to the brewing industry has expanded into new premises in Thirsk.

Animal medicine specialist reports £13.5 million turnover from "solid trading performance"

York Press: Animal medicine specialist reports £13.5 million turnover from "solid trading performance"

10:09am Friday 10th July 2015

YORK veterinary medicine specialist Animalcare has reported a five per cent rise in revenues to £13.5 million following a "solid trading performance" over the last year.

York set host one of six new UK digital economy centres

York Press: RESEARCH: University of York

9:07am Friday 10th July 2015

YORK'S strengths in the science and technology sectors are set to bolstered further after the city was announced as a location for one of six new Next Generation Digital Economy Centres in the UK.

Drax predicts £90 million hit after Government's changes to renewable energy support

York Press: One of the Drax biomass wagons

6:06am Friday 10th July 2015

NORTH Yorkshire electricity producer Drax says it is likely to see £90 million cut from its earnings over the next two years after plans were revealed in the budget to axe the Climate Change Levy.

Couple launch new site in extended glamping venture

York Press: Christian and Carolyn Van Outersterp

10:58am Thursday 9th July 2015

A COUPLE who set up a "glamping" holiday business on the outskirts of York eight years ago have opened a second outdoor venture.

Record sales for broadband network takes total contract value to £3.4 million

9:01am Thursday 9th July 2015

FIBRE optic broadband infrastructure specialist CityFibre has reported a record month for new sales for its flagship York CORE network.

Half of £3.67 million city centre apartment scheme sold within days of completion

York Press: Pictured, from left, in one of the completed Piccadilly Lofts are Northminster Ltd managing director, George Burgess and Northminster development surveyor, Alastair Gill.

6:04am Thursday 9th July 2015

A YORK developer has seen half the apartments at £3.75 million city centre scheme sold within days of completion by the contractor.

Budget hailed a mixed bag for business

York Press: Simon Williams, North Yorkshire Regional Chairman, Federation of Small Businesses  (31467263)

5:40pm Wednesday 8th July 2015

BUSINESS owners and leaders have hailed the budget a mixed bag, welcoming a fixed annual investment allowance and reduced corporation tax alongside worries over the impact of a compulsory Living Wage on small and micro businesses.

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Fresh flood concerns for small businesses, by Emma Smailes, Federation of Small Business senior development manager (North)

York Press: Emma Smailes

9:59am Wednesday 29th July 2015

AMIDST all the other business news over the last month, the Budget, Greece and the Eurozone, one particular piece of draft legislation caused me particular concern.

Financing your business: What are the alternatives? by JWP Creers corporate finance partner Tony Farmer

York Press: JWP Creers corporate finance partner, Tony Farmer

8:40am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

Traditionally, a business in need of finance walked into a bank. Today, there are a range of ways for a budding enterprise to secure the funds it needs to grow. How can a business tell which way is right for them?

Chris Newton, managing director Newtons Solicitors

York Press: Chris Newton

11:17am Wednesday 22nd July 2015

THE severity of the last recession and self-belief led to litigation solicitor Chris Newton starting his own firm in 2009.

Rowena Lee, founder of Rowena Lee PR

York Press: Rowena Lee

10:06am Wednesday 15th July 2015

Rowena Lee PR was set up in December 2013 by founder, Rowena Lee.