Drax sees case proven for biomass conversion in half year results

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1:12pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

POWER plant operator Drax says losses of £11 million could have been dented by a further £30 million had it not burnt biomass in the first half of the year.

Footballer Marco Gabbiadini hoping to net a buyer for his York B&B

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9:52am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FORMER professional footballer turned award winning York B&B owner is selling his business for £1.2 million.

Welders rewarded for approach to health and safety

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1:10pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A FIRM of fabrication engineers in Tadcaster has received a 2014 Gold Award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

New tenants at seaside shopping centre

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1:08pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A SHOPPING centre on the North Yorkshire coast is welcoming four new tenants after a £1 million investment.

Vince Cable visits region's engineering success stories

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12:19pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE creation of more than 355 engineering jobs in North Yorkshire in three years and the promise of 250 more to come in the region's manufacturing industry were highlighted during a ministerial visit yesterday.

Top Yorkshire directors make awards shortlist

York Press:

10:13am Tuesday 29th July 2014

THE chief executive of East Coast Rail has joined a number of business leaders from Yorkshire to be shortlisted for the national IoD Director of the Year award.

Growth plans at attractions operator Continuum

York Press:

10:04am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A YORK-based developer of tourist attractions across the country is expecting tickets sales at its newest creation to top £5 million in its first six months as the business continues its growth plans.

Milford Hotel wins third award

York Press: Shaun and Jane Sleath, owners of Best Western Milford Plus Hotel, who have invested more than £500,000 to upgrade its facilities

9:57am Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN independent South Milford hotel is one of just eight hotels in the the country to win a ranking from Best Western hotels for top quality and customer service for the third consecutive year.

Accountants to help driving instructors on the road to growth

York Press: Jake Plant of Bill Plant School of Motoring, left, and Jeremy Oliver.

9:48am Tuesday 29th July 2014

ONE of the UK’s largest driving school franchises based in North Yorkshire has appointed York accountants Garbutt & Elliott to help support its drive for growth.

Superbreak director in running for travel industry accolade

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9:48am Tuesday 29th July 2014

YORK-based Superbreak has seen one its senior directors recognised as one of the most influential women in the travel industry.

Technology grant help for East Riding businesses

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9:55am Tuesday 29th July 2014

BUSINESSES across the East Riding are set to benefit from a £4.4 million grants from East Riding Council and the European Regional Development Fund to help take advantage of digital technologies.

Funding awarded to develop drama based learning

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1:09pm Monday 28th July 2014

A £30,000 FUNDING boost has been awarded to a York-based company that developed a soap opera to support staff training.

Expanding IT provider repositioned for further growth

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1:09pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE first company to move into York Science Park's IT Centre is relocating to bigger premises after 11 years of growth.

New exclusivity deal for Yorkshire Tea brand

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1:07pm Monday 28th July 2014

HARROGATE-based Yorkshire Tea has signed a supply partnership with Blackpool Pleasure Beach.

New city offices for housebuilder

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1:05pm Monday 28th July 2014

A HOUSE building firm has opened a new office in York city centre in a bid to step up its activity in the region.

Tissue Regenix secure new patent

York Press: Antony Odell, managing director of Tissue Regenix

1:03pm Monday 28th July 2014

A YORK developer of regenerative medical devices has secured a European patent to cover use of its bladder repair technology.

Bridlington businesses up for sale

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12:59pm Monday 28th July 2014

YORK-based surveyors Barry Crux has been appointed on behalf of administrators to sell a Bridlington restaurant.

Deadline extended for Business Awards

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10:21am Friday 25th July 2014

BUSINESSES in North Yorkshire are being given a final opportunity to enter this year's Press Business Awards.

Funding boost for pregnancy test developer Concepta

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12:29pm Friday 25th July 2014

A £2.3 MILLION early-stage funding boost has been awarded to a York start-up to assist in the development of a new all-in-one pregnancy and fertility testing device.

Jobs lost as car parts firm goes into administration

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12:25pm Friday 25th July 2014

THIRTEEN jobs in North Yorkshire including eight in York have been lost as a car parts supplier goes into administration.

Care firm receives gold award in anniversary year

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12:23pm Friday 25th July 2014

A CARE provider from Harrogate has become the first in North Yorkshire to achieve a gold award from Investors in People (IIP).

Drax defends biomass sourcing

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9:26am Friday 25th July 2014

DRAX has defended its sustainable sourcing of biomass as the Government is urged to make sure subsidies are only paid to "genuinely" low-carbon biomass energy.

York firm building for the future with seventh generation

York Press: From left, John Miller, Director, David Shouksmith, Managing Director, Edward Shouksmith, Commercial Manager, Richard Shouksmith, Chairman.

9:34am Thursday 24th July 2014

WITH a name like J H Shouksmith and Sons the York-based building services engineers is obviously a family venture.

Helping councils keep an eye trouble hotspots

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9:32am Thursday 24th July 2014

A THIRSK-based firm specialising in wireless live video is helping local authorities tackle anti social behaviour.

Event helps region's businesses to export

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9:32am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE first in a new series of mini-export networking events which aim to boost the region's overseas sales is being held next week.

New occupant for Business Park

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9:29am Thursday 24th July 2014

YORK Business Park has secured a new five year lease from car repair firm Direct Finish.

Estate agency celebrates 25 years

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1:11pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A YORKSHIRE estate agency is celebrating 25 years in business as staff celebrate professional development.

Digital firm poised for expansion after contract wins

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1:00pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A North Yorkshire based website design agency is celebrating after significant contract wins spanning the globe.

World food restaurant to open in Tesco supermarket

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8:09am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

TESCO has chosen York as the location for its first in-store Giraffe concessions in the region.

Renovation of toll house wins design award

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1:09pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A YORK construction firm has seen one its latest developments received a Good Design Award from Selby Civic Society.

Double delight for construction firm

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1:09pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A YORK based construction company is celebrating after doing the double at a regional awards ceremony.

Developer eyes up international growth

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1:01pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A NORTH YORKSHIRE software developer has revealed ambitions to treble turnover to £30 million an increase its global presence.

UGOT creates a platform for expansion

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3:30pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A HEALTHY food venture launched in York by a 21-year-old entrepreneur has opened its second branch in Newcastle.

Sir James Aykroyd toasts fulfilling a dream

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3:27pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A LIFELONG dream to market a Yorkshire liqueur has finally come true for a former distillery chairman.

Creating a legacy for Olympic project

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3:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CREATIVE construction and manufacturing firm Stage One has designed a new exhibition to showcase one of its most famous creations.

Further expansion for office supplier

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3:24pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE office supplies firm which took over York's Wallis Business Services has acquired another company as it looks to achieve £30 million annual sales.

Companies are offered funding for apprentices

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3:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CREATIVE and cultural businesses in York are being offered access to funding to support apprenticeships and paid internships.

New role for retired police commander

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3:21pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A FORMER police commander turned entrepreneur has been appointed non-executive chairman for a Knaresborough-based national company.

Nestle turns around fortunes following £100 million sales surge

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2:38pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

ONE of York's largest employers Nestle UK has turned around losses of almost £12 million into profits topping £25 million in its last financial results.

Entrepreneur brings Grey Bear vintage homeware venture to York

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1:11pm Monday 21st July 2014

A YOUNG entrepreneur has returned to her roots to bring her interior and antiques business to York.

York business developing new science for food industry

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1:09pm Monday 21st July 2014

A YORK-based business is positioning itself to develop and supply appetite suppressing compounds to a global market using £3.3 million raised via a reverse takeover.

Business distress levels falling in the region

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12:57pm Monday 21st July 2014

THE levels of severe business distress in Yorkshire is falling quicker than almost any other region in the UK according to research.

Top honour for Wren’s in Ripon

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1:05pm Monday 21st July 2014

A RIPON based business which uses an old department store to rent space to new, small independent businesses has received national recognition.

Victorian pottery is fully restored

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1:01pm Monday 21st July 2014

YORK based building specialist William Anelay has completed the restoration of the UK’s last working Victorian pottery.

Big plans for attracting investment in York

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8:23am Monday 21st July 2014

Business editor Laura Knowlson looks at the future of SCY (formerly Science City York).

Rickshaws set to pedal in to York

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9:19am Saturday 19th July 2014

A NEW form of transport is heading to the streets of the York as a rickshaw company pedals out of Edinburgh into the city.

York firm's leading role in raising standards of care in UK

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10:12am Friday 18th July 2014

A YORK-BASED firm is playing a leading role in training carers across the UK how to handle and move elderly and other vulnerable people.

Surveyors builds on a milestone anniversary

York Press:

9:56am Friday 18th July 2014

A YORK firm of chartered surveyors is celebrating a quarter of a century in business.

Paragon reports good platform for growth

York Press:

10:08am Friday 18th July 2014

YORK based attraction designer and operator Paragon Entertainment has reported the quality of its order book and pipeline are a record levels.

Drax wins legal fight over u-turn on station plan

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10:08am Friday 18th July 2014

POWER station operator Drax has won its High Court appeal against the Government's U-turn over funding.

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Why a happier climate makes the workplace more efficient

York Press: Sue Reece

12:57pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Research has shown that creating a happier, healthier workplace for employees can lead to a more productive and cohesive company. But how can business leaders create that environment?

Reducing the tax liability of your company

York Press: Alistair Byrne

12:32pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

DON’T let tax be a problem this year. Stay ahead of developments and make sure you take advantage of ways to legitimately reduce your company’s liability to tax.

Juliana Delaney, chief executive of Continuum Leading Attractions

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10:54am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Juliana Delaney has been at the forefront of visitor attractions success stories for the last 30 years, and was a founding member of the company under its first brand – Heritage.

Tom Keeney - BT regional director

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11:12am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

For many people the name BT conjures up images of a telecoms giant, but the company prides itself on having a strong local presence, which it says ensures that Yorkshire’s interests are well recognised by BT and that BT’s interests are well represented to the region.

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