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Strategic new role

York Press: Steve Boyes

9:00am Thursday 25th May 2017

A YORK software firm specialising in till technology for the bakery industry has appointed the former managing director of a partner company.

Langver cracks European nut

York Press: Claire Matten and Scott Taylor with machinery.

6:00am Thursday 25th May 2017

A MANUFACTURING company which makes ratchet tensioners for heavy goods vehicles has secured a foothold in Europe with a £25,000 contract win.

Raising a glass to expansion

York Press: Tim and Chris Spakouskas, Yorkshire Heart, Sarah Broadhurst, Barclays and Georgina and Gillian Spakouskas, Yorkshire Heart

3:59pm Wednesday 24th May 2017

A York vineyard and brewery is embarking on a period of expansion after uncorking a funding package to support its plans.

Celebrating 20 years

York Press: Jonathan Oldfield

2:44pm Wednesday 24th May 2017

TWENTY years in business is being celebrated by a York family-run waste baler.

Latest appointments

York Press: Claire Ward with Richard Hoare

9:00am Wednesday 24th May 2017

Andrew Jackson Solicitors has strengthened its growing family law team with the promotion of Claire Ward to associate.

IT firm logs in at Terry’s site

York Press: Vicky Harmer from PowerON and Phil Hill from S Harrison

6:00am Wednesday 24th May 2017

THE former Time Office at York’s historic Terry’s chocolate factory is now once again fully occupied as an expanding IT specialist moves to the redeveloped offices.

New North Yorks sugar beet plant could bring 200 jobs

York Press: GREEN SCHEME: The site of the energy-from-waste incinerator plant at Allerton Park, near Knaresborough

10:05am Tuesday 23rd May 2017

A NEW sugar beet processing plant could open in North Yorkshire, around a decade after the British Sugar plant in York closed.

Innovation reputation attracts moving firms

York Press: The National Agri Food Innovation Centre

5:33pm Tuesday 23rd May 2017

YORK’S burgeoning reputation in the global science industry has been further bolstered with the expansion of two businesses into the National Agri-Food Innovation Campus on the outskirts of the city.

£4.2m to accelerate growth

York Press: Andrew Wass Chief Executive Officer Gear4music in the online retailer'

5:19pm Tuesday 23rd May 2017

YORK headquartered music instrument retailer Gear4Music is poised to capitalise on opportunities within its global markets after raising £4.2 million.

All smiles as dental team retains its national crown

York Press: Dr Andrea Ubhi, centre, with her award winning team

9:00am Monday 22nd May 2017

A YORK dental practice has clenched the title of Team of the Year UK for a second consecutive year in the national dentistry awards.

Offices to become 13 holiday apartments

York Press: Simon Bullock, left, and Russell Burnett

6:00am Monday 22nd May 2017

A YORK headquartered apart-hotel operator is expanding its portfolio following a £2.8 million investment in a former office building.

Nestlé boss to stand down as CEO

York Press: Dame Fiona Kendrick, who is standing down as CEO of Nestle UK and Ireland

4:00am Saturday 20th May 2017

DAME Fiona Kendrick is standing down as chief executive officer of Nestlé UK & Ireland - although she will continue to serve as chairman.

Retailer sees footfall surge

York Press: Berwick Kaler prepares to cut a ribbon to open the new Herbert Todd store at Monks Cross watched by members of the Todd family.Pic Nigel Holland

9:00am Friday 19th May 2017

A LONG established family run electrical specialist is enjoying a surge in footfall and more prominent presence following a move to Monks Cross.

Last Shepherds depart board

York Press: The Press Business Awards 2013. Pic: Mike TippingLifetime Achievement Award winner Patrick Shepherd.

6:00am Friday 19th May 2017

THE board of York’s largest family run company is now without any of the founding family members as Patrick and Mark Shepherd retire from the Shepherd Group.

£500k for Fossgate boost

York Press: Fossgate Festival Picture: Sophie Thorpe

4:00am Thursday 18th May 2017

HALF a million pounds could be ploughed into a popular shopping street in York, in a bid to improve the appearance and boost trade.

Printers stamp out customer confusion with new guide

York Press: Pictured at York print company Wood Richardson are Sales Manager Simon Pirie, Sales Director Alan Coulson and Sales Manager Tim Falconer, with the new information pack the company has launched. Picture David Harrison.

2:39pm Thursday 18th May 2017

FEEDBACK from a customer survey has resulted in a York printing firm producing a new pack to combat confusion .

40 biggest firms’ sales hit £13bn

York Press: Jason Whitworth (left), mergers and acquisitions partner at BDO, and Terry Jones, lead partner for Yorkshire at BDO

10:00am Thursday 18th May 2017

JUST 16 per cent of the 250 largest businesses in Yorkshire lie within North Yorkshire’s boundaries despite its geographical dominance.

Gluten free food firm went bust owing £1.4m

York Press: Sally Allister of GF Foods.

6:00am Thursday 18th May 2017

INNACURATLEY maintained accounts at a North Yorkshire gluten free food supplier have left creditors owed almost £1.4 million in the dark as to whether they will receive debts owed.

Hotel wins award for boardroom

York Press: The Grand Hotel

5:00am Thursday 18th May 2017

YORK’S only five star hotel has won an award for its Grand Boardroom.

Nestle loses court fight over KitKat trademark

York Press: Nestle

12:24pm Wednesday 17th May 2017

A BID by Nestle to register the shape of the four-finger KitKat chocolate bar as a trademark has been given the thumbs down by Court of Appeal judges.

Racecourse poised to deliver £60m for city

York Press: An artist's impression of the racecourse plans.

10:40am Wednesday 17th May 2017

OVER the next three days more than 35,000 people are expected to descend upon York Racecourse as the Dante festival gets under way today, marking the start of the 2017 racing season.

A “seminal” time for York economy ahead

York Press: Tom Higham, Director, York Mediale and Jane Lady Gibson, Chairwoman of Make It York at the Stakeholders meeting yesterday

6:00am Wednesday 17th May 2017

PLANS for a balloon festival in York sit alongside hopes to bring an exact replica of Shakespeare’s Globe to the city in the latest proposals to promote York’s reputation as a leading destination for business, culture and tourism.

New vision for female talent

York Press: Hudson Moody director, Tarnia Hudson, and Beyond 2030 founder and chief executive, Toni Eastwood

6:06am Monday 15th May 2017

FEMALE professionals and entrepreneurs from York and North Yorkshire are taking part in a Government and EU funded project to empower women in business.

Law firm

York Press: Hethertons directors from left, Simon Nellar, David Hallam, Tom Henry and Simon Crack

9:00am Friday 12th May 2017

YORK law firm Hethertons Solicitors is celebrating 70 years in practice.

Terror attacks hit firm’s sales

York Press: Great Rail Journeys

6:01am Friday 12th May 2017

TERROR attacks in France and Brexit have hit revenues at a York rail holiday specialist which has seen profits back on track for growth.

McDonald’s digital era

York Press: The York McDonalds team in Blake Street

9:00am Thursday 11th May 2017

A DIGITAL makeover at York’s city centre McDonald’s has created 15 new jobs.

Tackling skills gap in science

York Press: Maggie Smallwood, CEO of Biovale

6:00am Thursday 11th May 2017

BUSINESSES within North Yorkshire’s globally renowned bioeconomy are being called upon to help tackle a skills shortage that could threaten the £8.7 billion industry.

CPP sells York HQ in operations move

York Press: The CPP offices in Holgate Park in York.Picture : Garry Atkinson.

8:00am Wednesday 10th May 2017

CPP Group has announced it is to sell its head office building in York as a question mark hangs over the future of its corporate operations in the city.

Water firm targets flight industry

York Press: Harrogate water's new "squound" bottle

10:07am Wednesday 10th May 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire bottled water specialist is making new inroads in the international air travel sector with the launch of a second new bottle design.

Driving innovation through art and craft

York Press: Group shot of PICA artists who will be taking part in York Open Studios. Just a group shot needed in the PICA artist workshops.(l-r), Rebecca Carr, Evie Leach , Lu Mason and Mark Hearld  Picture Frank Dwyer.

9:01am Wednesday 10th May 2017

FOR many craft is associated with hobbies, a pastime for relaxation and enjoyment. However crafting in the UK forms part of a growing industry, home to more than 11,600 business which contribute £746 million to the national economy every year.

Driving innovation through art and craft

York Press: Group shot of PICA artists who will be taking part in York Open Studios. Just a group shot needed in the PICA artist workshops.(l-r), Rebecca Carr, Evie Leach , Lu Mason and Mark Hearld  Picture Frank Dwyer.

9:01am Wednesday 10th May 2017

FOR many craft is associated with hobbies, a pastime for relaxation and enjoyment. However crafting in the UK forms part of a growing industry, home to more than 11,600 business which contribute £746 million to the national economy every year.

Improving cashflow

York Press: Jill Campbell.

9:00am Wednesday 10th May 2017

A successful business needs to keep the balance between money coming in and money going out weighted on the side of the former.

Expert advice for EU export

York Press: Chamber International senior export adviser, David Attia, and Pecan Deluxe European and Asia Pacific managing director, Graham Kingston, at Pecan Deluxe Candy’s European head office in Sherburn-in-Elmet

6:02am Wednesday 10th May 2017

OVERSEAS trade specialists are being brought in to help potential trade difficulties in the wake of Brexit at an internationally trading food company looking to safeguard its 120 jobs in Yorkshire.

York boats firm sold for £2.5 million

York Press: River Ouse boat pictures  Picture Frank Dwyer.

4:00am Tuesday 9th May 2017

YORK River Boat Cruises has been sold for £2.5 million to a leading River Thames sightseeing operator, City Cruises.

Record year sees HQ move at Gear4Music

York Press: Andrew Wass, chief executive officer of Gear4music.

5:37pm Tuesday 9th May 2017

A RECORD year for sales and profits has been reported by York music retailer Gear4Music as it invests £5.3 million in new premises in the city.

Hotel wheels in new GM

York Press: Splendid Hospitality Group (SHG) has appointed Philip Bolson as General Manager for The Grand Hotel & Spa

9:01am Monday 8th May 2017

A NEW general manager has been appointed to take the helm at York’s only five-star hotel.

New site for electrical firm

6:00am Monday 8th May 2017

A LONG established York based electrical business founded more than 80 years ago has relocated into new, purpose built premises at Monks Cross.

Savills in move to ex-rail HQ

York Press: Savills estate agents are moving to former Grand Central Rail headquarters at River House in Museum Street (l-r), Chris Hildreth (Rushbond PLC ), Tanya Coffey and Andrew Harle (Savills )  Picture Frank Dwyer.

6:00am Friday 5th May 2017

“UNPRECEDENTED” demand in the region’s property market is fuelling the expansion of a global real estate company in York as Savills relocates to larger city centre offices.

Praise for plant firm

York Press: Forth Bridge

9:04am Thursday 4th May 2017

A NORTH Yorkshire commercial nursery has been commended by Transport Scotland for its work on a contract to supply plants for the Forth Replacement Crossing.

Park owners jump for joy

York Press: Children at Energi Trampoline Park.

6:00am Thursday 4th May 2017

YORK trampoline park has hit unexpected heights in its first year as visitor numbers soar to more than 250,000.

Spark: York shipping container scheme backed by planners

York Press:

4:11pm Wednesday 3rd May 2017

THE SHIPPING container complex planned for Piccadilly looks likely to get the go-ahead, council papers have shown.

New owner for pork producer

York Press: Di Walker

1:28pm Wednesday 3rd May 2017

THE parent company of Malton’s bacon factory has sold the business after spending four years turning it from a loss making venture into a firm boasting sales of more than £550 million.

Graduates tune in to app market

York Press: From left, Jack Chamberlain, Tom Pickersgill and Rob Tailford

12:00pm Wednesday 3rd May 2017

THREE University of York graduates have launched a music discovery app that has already attracted the interest of major companies including Universal.

Curtain goes up on new client win

York Press: Garbutt + Elliott’s Matthew Grant and Triplestar College creative director Emma Bailey-Hague

10:00am Wednesday 3rd May 2017

A PERFORMING arts school has launched a new college which it hopes to grow with the help of York accountants Garbutt +Elliot.

Event logistics takeover deal

York Press: Outsourcing giant Capita have acquired York-based NYS Corporate

8:00am Wednesday 3rd May 2017

NATIONAL outsourcing giant Capita has made moves to expand its operations in the travel and events market with the acquisition of a York-based event logistics firm.

Funding in the tank for game

York Press: Michael Smith, the creative lead at New Moon Games, Tracey Smith York Science Park CEO and Andrew Nye New Moon Games Managing Director.

6:00am Wednesday 3rd May 2017

A YORK digital developer is looking to make its mark on the virtual reality gaming world after receiving funding from Creative England.

Pioneering chairman makes way for MBO

York Press: Saville's new directors and shareholders

3:42pm Tuesday 2nd May 2017

THE man who turned a photography shop in York into a national audio visual specialist is retiring after almost 50 years as a management buy-out sees the start of a new chapter at the firm.

Two York accountancy offices to merge

York Press: From left,  Peter Atkinson and Chris Atkinson with John Warner

12:35pm Tuesday 2nd May 2017

A MERGER between two York accountancy firms has been announced.

Construction Awards 2017

York Press: Construction Awards 2017

6:00am Tuesday 2nd May 2017

THE builders, plasterers, electricians and plumbers of the future were recognised for their skill at the The York College Construction Awards.

This way to the independents

York Press: Indie York launch at Bootham School

6:00am Monday 1st May 2017

YORK’S independent businesses have literally been put on the map thanks to a new initiative launched in the city.

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Wake up call to digital threats

York Press: Zach Gray.

9:00am Wednesday 17th May 2017

It can’t have escaped your notice that the news is alive with stories of a global cyber attack. At the time of writing the attack has been felt in more than 150 countries with our National Health Service being one of those organisations affected.

When to avoid friendly advice

York Press: Johanne Spittle

9:00am Wednesday 3rd May 2017

Many of us are from time to time asked by friends and contacts if we can help them out or if we can give a ‘bit of advice;’ the natural response is to say yes of course as we are only too pleased to help.


Insuring expansion

York Press: David Fryer, managing director JMG Townends

12:02pm Wednesday 1st March 2017

AS MANAGING director of JMG Townends insurance brokers, David Fryer is leading a mission to focus on local business growth after the joint venture between Townends Chartered Accountants and insurance broker JM Glendinning, relocated to York in 2015 from headquarters in Guiseley.

Boss unlocks terror

York Press: Stuart Jarman, General Manager – The York Dungeon

3:47pm Wednesday 22nd February 2017

Stuart Jarman, general manager – The York Dungeon