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Record shortage of construction workers

York Press: Brickies shortage hits record high

1:28pm Monday 22nd January 2018

TWO-THIRDS of those running small and medium-sized (SME) construction firms are struggling to hire bricklayers and carpenters as construction skills shortages hit a ‘record high’, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Output boost at pet food firm

York Press: George Page, production director, left, and David Wilson, operations manager, with the new central conveying system

12:00am Sunday 21st January 2018

A SEVEN figured investment has been made by North Yorkshire dry pet food producer Inspired Pet Nutrition in a bid to a meet recent growth in demand.

Hotel shows caring side

York Press: Pictured from left are DoubleTree By Hilton CARE Committee members Robert Whittaker, David Frere, Tina Trown, Vice President Ellie Pettit, President Gary Auker, Debbie Wharton and Istvan Nemes

9:00am Friday 19th January 2018

The New Year has seen a newly relaunched York hotel create an in-house team to lead initiatives to benefit guests, colleagues, and the local community.

Retail boss at school launch

York Press: Allan Leighton

6:00am Friday 19th January 2018

THE chairman of the Co-operative Group is heading to York to officially launch York St John University’s new Business School.

Shouting about all that is York

York Press: Visit York's annual conference with Simon Calder and Sally Greenaway  promoting by York Balloon Fiesta  Picture Frank Dwyer.

6:00am Thursday 18th January 2018

“YORK can’t rely on the Minster and Shambles to bring in tourists” - that was the message from the boss of one of Britain’s biggest tourism organisations as she visited the city for the Visit York conference.

Getting well connected

York Press: From left, Andy Smith, Arville Textiles; Muz Mumtaz, Digital Enterprise

9:05am Wednesday 17th January 2018

THE firm behind some of the world’s most high-tech protective and safety fabrics has secured £9,000 of funding from a Government-backed programme that will help the firm boost its digital technology.

Engineering a new city HQ

York Press: SES York relocates to a new home – Steve Joyce (to the left of the reception desk) with some of the team in the York office

8:05am Wednesday 17th January 2018

A NATIONAL engineering specialist founded in York has relocated its office in the city in a move that brings together more than 140 employees.

Flamingo Land enjoys reward on invesment

York Press: Baby giraffe Sophie at Flamingo Land.

6:00am Wednesday 17th January 2018

NORTH Yorkshire wildlife and theme park Flamingo Land has posted a 12 per cent rise in revenues to almost £28 million as it invests in expanding its operations north of the border.

Firms sign up to Fine Food Show North event in Harrogate

York Press: Jay Rayner. Picture: John Arandhara Blackwell

2:33pm Monday 15th January 2018

A JAM-PACKED three-day event showcasing more than 180 food and drink producers will be held in North Yorkshire next month.

Whitby potash mine project delayed

York Press: Sirius Minerals

12:53pm Monday 15th January 2018

CONSTRUCTION work on a £2.2 billion potash mine has been delayed – but bosses say the project remains firmly on track.

Neaco reports record order book for year

York Press: Emerson Court, Darlington installed by Neaco

12:14pm Monday 15th January 2018

MALTON-BASED architectural product manufacturer, Neaco, has completed a record year of sales with a 57% increase in orders compared to 2016.

MD celebrates graduation from prestigious training

York Press: GOOD INVESTMEMT: Charles Corner, MD of Malton Laser

6:00am Monday 15th January 2018

THE managing director of a Ryedale-based sheet metalwork manufacturer is celebrating after graduating from the prestigious Goldman Sachs management training programme.

York bank is on the move

York Press: From left, Sam Jamieson, senior surveyor at Knight Frank, Chris Ibbotson, York branch manager for Handelsbanken and Tim Cross, head of commercial property at Langleys.

9:04am Friday 12th January 2018

A YORK bank has moved to new premises after signing a 10-year lease on newly refurbished office space at Clifton Park.

Green light for green power

York Press: An artist’s impression of the new green energy power facility at West Knapton

6:00am Friday 12th January 2018

NORTH Yorkshire’s first closed loop energy recycling venture is on a roll after planning permission was granted for its associated power plant.

World first for firm’s speakers

York Press: The Press Business Awards 2017. Pictured is Jane Hanson, head of Advertising at The Press presenting the Exporter of the Year award to Damson Global. Picture David Harrison..

6:00am Thursday 11th January 2018

A YORK audio firm has partnered with global sound specialist Dolby to create the first ever wireless surround sound system featuring Atmos capabilities.

Digital boost at tech event

York Press: Carluccio's, St Helen's Square, York

10:52am Wednesday 10th January 2018

A MONTHLY event for technology businesses in York is returning in 2018 with a relaunch to encourage growth in the city’s digital economy.

New team for Langleys growth aims

York Press: From left Kate Went, digital marketing executive; Chris Pegg, CRM co-ordinator; Sarah Derby-Need, PR co-ordinator; Rachel Franks, events co-ordinator; Dave Clarkson, business development director, Langleys Solicitors.

9:00am Wednesday 10th January 2018

A NEW business development team is in place at a York firm of solicitors as it looks to break into the Uk’s top 100 law firms.

Foundations laid for continued growth

York Press: PAY: Jeff Fairburn, chief executive of Persimmon

6:00am Wednesday 10th January 2018

A YORK firm has reported its “significant contribution to increasing UK housing supply” as reveals continual upwards trends throughout its latest year.

Charity boost from York firms

York Press: Ian Dawson founder of York Trusted Professionals, Julie Parkin conference manager at the Novotel and Mark Gallimore local York Candlelighters fund raiser

11:09am Monday 8th January 2018

A CITY business group has raised more than £5,000 for Yorkshire children’s cancer charity Candlelighters in the past year.

Tour firm wins booming trade

York Press: Chris Magee, Director of Grand Yorkshire

6:00am Monday 8th January 2018

A YORK touring company has reported its best year yet as it invests in expanding its fleet to keep up with growing demand from the city’s tourism sector.

York restaurant closes doors suddenly

York Press: SHUT: The former Strada restaurant in Low Petergate   Picture: Frank Dwyer

5:01pm Thursday 4th January 2018

A YORK city centre restaurant has closed suddenly as Strada axes more than a third of its portfolio amid rising costs.

New face joins expanding firm

York Press: Cheryl Ward, planning consultant. Expansion for Malton business Fusion 13

12:00pm Friday 5th January 2018

A MALTON business which opened its offices this year is already expanding.

Reopening for city pub

York Press: The Keystones in Monkgate

9:08am Friday 5th January 2018

A CITY centre pub is set to reopen in York later this month after undergoing a £130,000 refurbishment.

Connecting the Winter Games

York Press: Bokwang Snow Park which will from part of the PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games

6:00am Friday 5th January 2018

A YORK mobile communications firm is expanding its list of high profile contracts as it prepares to work on two of the worlds biggest sporting events this year.

Beauty firm lands funds

York Press: Neom receives backing from private equity firm Piper

9:00am Thursday 4th January 2018

A NORTH Yorkshire skincare business that has broken in to department stores such as John Lewis and Selfridges has secured major investment from private equity backer Piper.

Builders start once a life job

York Press: Pictured in front of the historic Red Tower in York are, from left, chairman of Red Tower CIC, Barry Beckwith, and managing director of Croft Farm Construction, Phil Gledall.

6:00am Thursday 4th January 2018

A YORK building firm has started work in its home city refurbishing one of the UK’s most unusual historic buildings.

Engineering a way on to a global platform

York Press: Ellis Cleats at Rillington. Pictured is Richard Shaw. Picture David Harrison..

8:00am Wednesday 3rd January 2018

THEY are the kind of thing you may not look twice at. Tiny objects it would be easy to overlook in the context of a vast, complex engineering project.

Pop-up bar cracks the 'Norse' code

York Press: THOR'S Tipi team in York with Garbutt + Elliott partner Sarah Ashton (left) and payroll executive Katie Parker (centre)

6:00am Tuesday 2nd January 2018

A YORK pop-up bar business is celebrating a successful festive period during which it teamed up with one of the city’s accountancy firms.

Jewellery retailer to rent Fossgate shop

York Press: 37 Fossgate

11:06am Tuesday 2nd January 2018

AN EMPTY shop in Fossgate has been let to a watch and jewellery retailer.

Chamber BID focus

York Press: VENUE: Old Swan Hotel

8:30am Tuesday 2nd January 2018

THE future of Harrogate town centre will come under the spotlight at a meeting this month.

Joint venture for beer brands

York Press: Left to right shows Simon Webster, CEO of Thornbridge Brewery, Jamie Hawksworth and Jonathon Holdsworth, owners of Pivovar.

6:00am Friday 22nd December 2017

A YORK pub company has joined forces with a Derbyshire brewery on a joint venture which is set to launch a new nationwide pub chain.

Councillor honoured for youth enterprise work

York Press: Cllr William Oxley, centre, receiving his award from Cllr John Hewitt, Lord Mayor of Hull, Emma Hardy MP, Ben Lawson (No limit 2 guiding), Will Hodsman Summers (MWAM Engineering) and Joe Foxton (Beyond Average)

10:00am Thursday 21st December 2017

A RYEDALE councillor has been recognised for his services to youth enterprise.

Shoppers back store's support for hospice

York Press: Staff at Browns which has raised £4,000 for Martin House Children's Hospice

9:00am Thursday 21st December 2017

CUSTOMERS and staff of Browns department stores have raised thousands of pounds for Martin House Hospice at Boston Spa.

Nursery provides £3,000 plant order for Valley Gardens

York Press: Valley Gardens, Harrogate

3:43pm Wednesday 20th December 2017

Johnsons of Whixley has supplied more than £3,000 worth of plants as part of the ongoing restoration of Harrogate’s Valley Gardens.

Born & bred brothers

York Press: Charles and Geoff Allen, founders of Born & Bred

3:00pm Wednesday 20th December 2017

TWO brothers have joined forces to create a new recipe box business and are already enjoying award success for their Yorkshire-sourced venture.

Rights to work for inmates

York Press: Marie Horner

11:00am Wednesday 20th December 2017

FEMALE prisoners had a chance to learn about their employment rights when they return to work thanks to voluntary community work by a York employment lawyer.

SEO agency in administration

York Press: Media Skunk Works Founder Paul Reilly

9:00am Wednesday 20th December 2017

SEVEN jobs have been lost and four staff members have walked out as administrators are called in at a York SEO agency.

Investment funds bakery growth

York Press: Cooplands' store in Davygate, York

8:00am Wednesday 20th December 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire bakery chain is building on its status as the third largest in the UK as it accelerates the rollout of new shops across the North of England following an £8.5 million investment.

Google win is a steal for firm

York Press: Plans for Google's new UK headquarters in London

7:00am Wednesday 20th December 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire headquartered steel group has been appointed to work on creating Google’s new 11-storey UK offices in London.

Insuring the future of NFU in Vale of York

York Press: NFU Mutual  new office opened officially by Lord Lieutenant of North Yorkshire Barry Dodd   Picture Frank Dwyer...

6:00am Wednesday 20th December 2017

A NATIONAL rural insurance specialist is strengthening its presence in Yorkshire the launch of a new division headquartered in York.

N-ERGY expands

York Press: N-ERGY managing director David Bowman

9:00am Tuesday 19th December 2017

POWER consultants and energy management company N-ERGY, has relocated to larger premises following a significant client win as it continues to grow and support the power generation market.

A new chapter in exporting

York Press: IF Plc international sales manager, Isabelle Nourry, at the company’s headquarters in Pickering.

6:00am Tuesday 19th December 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire book and reading related business is venturing into the Chinese market.

Chamber export division is praised

York Press: CHAMBER INTERNATIONAL: trade procedures manager Hayley Bates

11:24am Friday 15th December 2017

CHAMBER International, the export division that benefits York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, has been praised for the ‘extremely high standard’ of its export certification following an official inspection by British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

Funding for new hotel

York Press: Andrew and Mica Wyatt with HSBC’s Martin Goodall at The Chapel House Hotel & Restaurant

11:50am Friday 15th December 2017

A REDUNDANT residential home has been transformed into a luxury hotel, renamed from St Martin’s Lodge to The Chapel House Hotel & Restaurant, with support from a six-figure funding package from HSBC.

Firm's awards success delight

York Press: IN THE MOOD: The team at the UK IT awards

4:03pm Thursday 14th December 2017

MOOD International, a software company that has its headquarters in Heslington has won awards from two leading IT industry associations.

Rates freeze to boost trade - but York retailers call for more action to help economy

York Press: REVOLUTION NEEDED: Phil Pinder, chairman of York Retail Forum, says high street retailers still face grim times

4:58pm Tuesday 12th December 2017

OVER 1,000 small businesses and charities in York will benefit from £700,000 in business rate relief over the next few months,the City of York Council has agreed.

Commercial flights pledge at Leeds Bradford

York Press: AIRPORT PLANS: Davey Laws

4:54pm Tuesday 12th December 2017

FORMER football referee and fireman, Davey Laws is now chief executive of Leeds Bradford Airport, on a mission to revitalise the transport hub's European and international services.

Regional business forecast is mixed

York Press: Suzanne Robinson

3:02pm Tuesday 12th December 2017

YORKSHIRE & Humber will see its productivity improve to 2020, although investment in tech skills will be vital to maintaining this trajectory, a new report from EYis claiming.

Hiring is up in Yorkshire and Humber region

York Press: Employers need to pay more

11:53am Tuesday 12th December 2017

DESPITE national concerns about the direction and outcome of Brexit negotiations and pessimism in London and the south east, employers in Yorkshire and the Humber are resiliently upbeat about hiring, with confidence up one point to eight per cent for the quarter, according to ManpowerGroup,.

Goldman Sachs training success

York Press: GOOD INVESTMEMT: Charles Corner, MD of Malton Laser

5:52pm Tuesday 12th December 2017

THE managing director of a North Yorkshire-based sheet metalwork manufacturer is celebrating after graduating from the prestigious Goldman Sachs management training programme.

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Cohabitation awareness

York Press: Chris Burns

9:00am Wednesday 3rd January 2018

You may have seen the recent press coverage highlighting Cohabitation Awareness Week.

Avoiding claims at Christmas

York Press: Craig Halliday

9:00am Wednesday 20th December 2017

The Festive Season is upon us and many are still preoccupied with the last minute shopping for gifts, cooking the perfect turkey, attending parties and planning those journeys to see friends and family over the holiday period.

Man of mystery

York Press: Edgar Andrews, Managing Director of Stamford Bridge based Consultancy Team

9:00am Wednesday 11th October 2017

IF you are looking for a local businessman with a history to match that of an International Man of Mystery - Edgar Andrews, managing director of Stamford Bridge based Consultancy Team, is your man.

Delivering Dine

York Press: Matt Jones managing director of Dine

3:09pm Wednesday 20th September 2017

MATT Jones, managing director of Dine which manages corporate hospitality, wedding celebrations and private parties at Howsham Hall, just outside York, is no stranger to hard work.