Business Awards 2013: Overall Business of the Year

York Press: The Press Business of the Year winners Jon Wilson (left) and Elliott Seymour of Sheppee International

3:18pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

Winner: Sheppee International

Business Awards 2013: Large Business of the Year

York Press: Sharon Davidson, right, of HSBC, presents the Large Business Award to the team from Sheppee International

3:15pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

Judges of the Large Business award said Sheppee International demonstrated impressive growth in tough economic conditions.

Business Awards 2013: Dare to Export

York Press: City of York Council chief executive Kersten England presents the Dare To Export award to Elliott Seymour, centre, and Jon Wilson, of Sheppee International at The Press Business Awards. The award was one of three picked up by Sheppee International.

3:10pm Wednesday 27th November 2013

Winner: Sheppee International

Business Awards 2013: Best Sustainable Travel Initiative

York Press: David Short, left, of iTravel York, presents the Best Sustainable Travel Initiative to Julie Jones and David O’Neill of TSYS

3:54pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

Winner: TSYS

Business Awards 2013: Best Business and Higher Education Link

York Press: Dr David Duncan, left, from the University of York, presents the Best Business & Higher Education Link Award to the team from Speight Engineering

3:51pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

Winner: Speight Engineering

Business Awards 2013: Family Business of the Year

York Press: Craig Manson, right, of Garbutt & Elliott, presents the Family Business Award to Adrian, left, and James Potter of Yorkshire Farmhouse Eggs

3:49pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

Winner: James Potter Yorkshire Farmhouse Eggs

Business Awards 2013: Fledgling Entrepreneur of the Year

York Press: Fledgling Entrepreneur award winner Jacob Dent, right, with Simon Williams of the Federation of Small Businesses

3:46pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

Winner: Jacob Dent

Business Awards 2013: Lifetime Achievement

York Press: Ann Scott, of S Harrison, presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to Patrick Shepherd

3:44pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

Winner: Patrick Shepherd

Business Awards 2013: New Business of the Year

York Press: Tracey Smith, of York Science Park, presents the New Business Award to Richard Grafton, left, and Andrew Freestone, of Richard Grafton Interiors

3:42pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

Winner: Richard Grafton Interiors

Business Awards 2013: Young Entrepreneur of the Year

York Press: Young Entrepreneur winner Ryan Atkins, centre, with Sue Reece and David Chesser of York St John Business School

3:40pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

Winner: Ryan Atkins

Business Awards 2013: Tourism and Hospitality Business of the Year

York Press: Kate McMullen, left, head of Visit York, presents the Best Tourism & Hospitality Link Award to Alexandre Claydon, centre, and Samantha Agnew, of Now & Then Events

3:38pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

Winner: Now & Then Events

Business Awards 2013: Business Personality of the Year

York Press: Business Personality of the Year Owen Turner, right, with William Derby of York Racecourse

3:32pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

Winner: Owen Turner

Business Awards 2013: Think Green Business of the Year

York Press: City of York Council leader, Coun James Alexander, centre, presents the Think Green Business Award to Madeleine Jevon and Stephen Edison of Portakabin

3:21pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

Winner: Portakabin

Business Awards 2013: Retail Business of the Year

York Press: Paul Tyler, of York Designer Outlet, presents the Retail Business of the Year Award to Naomi Somers of Filmore & Union

3:18pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

Winner: Filmore & Union

Business Awards 2013: Small Business of the Year

York Press: Simon Crack, centre, of Hethertons, presents the Small Business Award to Lesley and Ian Buxton of Yorvale

3:05pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

Winner: Yorvale

Winners of 2013 Press Business Awards unveiled

York Press: City of York Council chief executive Kersten England presents the Dare To Export award to Elliott Seymour, centre, and Jon Wilson, of Sheppee International at The Press Business Awards. The award was one of three picked up by Sheppee International.

7:47am Friday 22nd November 2013

A MANUFACTURER which ships its machinery around the world from its base in Elvington has been named York’s top business.

2013 Press Business Awards finalists announced

York Press: The finalists in last year’s Press Business Awards

10:00am Monday 12th August 2013

THE contenders for this year’s Press Business Awards have been chosen.

S Harrison sponsor Lifetime Achievement category in Business Awards

York Press: Ann Scott with S Harrison chairman Martyn Harrison

2:09pm Friday 9th August 2013

As S Harrison Developments Ltd signs up to sponsor the 2013 Press Business Awards Lifetime Achievement category, managing director Ann Scott explains how business awards make a difference, and how inspiring leadership deserves recognition and reward.

Love To Eat

York Press: Louise Brogan-Hewitt at Love To Eat                                                                                                                                                                 Picture: Nigel Holland

9:34am Thursday 8th August 2013

Louise Brogan-Hewitt’s dream has always been to be part of a community where people can meet over great food and coffee in a home-from-home environment. Which is why she set up an outside catering business based at her home five years ago.

Speight Engineering

9:33am Thursday 8th August 2013

The sky’s the limit for a small engineering firm based at Pocklington Industrial Estate.

Text Mining Solutions

9:33am Thursday 8th August 2013

Fifteen years’ work with major clients such as Coca Cola and Saudi royal clinics highlighted a need for improved knowledge management in industry and academia.

Portakabin

York Press: Portakabin Group chief executive Derek Carter with the award

9:32am Thursday 8th August 2013

A major York manufacturing company leaves no stone unturned in its quest for re-cycling, waste management and energy efficiency.

Industrial Textiles & Plastics Ltd

9:31am Thursday 8th August 2013

An Easingwold business is now exporting to all parts of the globe, including the US and Kazakhstan.

Advanced Digital Dynamics

9:31am Thursday 8th August 2013

A company which started with only three people and now boasts a 20-strong team serving a client base ranging from sole traders to blue chip companies and NHS Trusts is entering the Large Business category of the The Press Business Awards 2013.

Phoenix

9:30am Thursday 8th August 2013

An ecologically friendly gastro-guide which combines recipes and information from the best eating establishments in North Yorkshire has already won accolades for pupils from Ampleforth College.

Stones4Homes

9:29am Thursday 8th August 2013

Lifestyle Aggregates, trading as Stones4Homes, is a leading supplier of decorative stones and cobbles, slate chippings and rockery stones for domestic and commercial use.

Vetsonic Ltd

York Press: Ray Rochester, centre, and the staff of Vetsonic

9:46am Wednesday 7th August 2013

Vetsonic Ltd, based at Malton, was formed in 1987 to help the UK livestock industry catch up and compete with the best breeders in Europe.

See Green

York Press: Anne Green and the team, from left, Dan Taylor, Richie Terry and Brian Ellwood at See Green in Clifton Moor, York

9:43am Wednesday 7th August 2013

Five years ago, Dan Taylor left his job at a top Leeds-based media company to set up his own web design and development agency.

The Lounge

York Press: The Lounge Hair Salon

9:33am Wednesday 7th August 2013

Eighteen years ago, owning her own salon seemed like an impossible dream for Louise Jayne Ndlovu.

DE Ford

York Press: DE Ford directors Chris Greenall, left, and Craig Walton

11:17am Monday 5th August 2013

Local insurance brokers DE Ford believe that community spirit and pride in the community are beliefs, principles and a sense of belonging that are ingrained within a business from the top down to each team member who lives and works in the area.

Spear Travels

York Press: The newly refurbished Northallerton branch of Spear Travels

11:16am Monday 5th August 2013

A travel agent with 36 full-time staff and 20 self-employed home workers is entering the Large Business category of The Press Business Awards 2013.

Mumty Bumpty

11:14am Monday 5th August 2013

Maternity clothes have improved hugely in recent years, with many popular brands now producing items that mean pregnant women can buy the same kind of clothes they would usually choose. So why should underwear be any different?

inspirepac

11:14am Monday 5th August 2013

In a fast moving and diverse market place, inspirepac’s innovative, high-quality corrugated packaging means that products stand out from the crowd.

Red Publications

York Press: From left, Brinelle Hateley, Gary Henderson, Frances Mayou and Andy Douse of Red Publications

9:35am Friday 2nd August 2013

Small, but packing a ‘‘mighty punch’’, Red Publications is committed to great customer service, creativity and a passion for exceeding clients' expectations.

Jason Hawkins - The Three Tuns

York Press: Jason Hawkins at The Three Tuns

9:32am Friday 2nd August 2013

The Three Tuns pub in Coppergate, York, has been serving locals and visitors to the city since 1782.

Richie Womersley - The Dog Walker

York Press: Richie Womersley of The Dog Walker

9:31am Friday 2nd August 2013

Working with dogs helped Richie Womersley to turn his life around.

Art From The Start

York Press: Steven Whitt of Art From The Start in Dunnington

9:12am Thursday 1st August 2013

A Dunnington-based independent business, 100 per cent owner-operated and managed, is hoping for recognition in The Press Awards 2013 in the Small Business Of The Year and the Retailer Of The Year categories.

Ryan Atkins - The Distance

York Press: Ryan Atkins, left, Anthony Main and Anne-Marie Daniels, of The Distance, win the New Business Of The Year Award at last year’s The Press Business Awards

8:55am Thursday 1st August 2013

A creative digital agency which won the New Business Of The Year title at last year's The Press Business Awards, is now hoping to repeat its success in this year’s Small Business category.

James Potter Yorkshire Farmhouse Eggs

York Press: James Potter with one of his free-range hens

8:52am Thursday 1st August 2013

A Thirsk egg producer with 20 staff and a turnover of £18 million a year is entering the Family Business category of The Press Business Awards 2013.

Raj Ahmad - The Raj Restaurant

York Press: Faysal, left, and Raj Ahmad, owner of The Raj restaurant in Bootham, York

10:49am Wednesday 31st July 2013

Raj Ahmad freely admits that he has put in ‘‘blood, sweat and tears’’, working seven days a week to ensure his new restaurant, The Raj, in Bootham, got off to a flying start.

Stockeld Park

York Press: The Stockeld Park Summer Adventure attraction

10:43am Wednesday 31st July 2013

Stockeld Park, near Wetherby, is a textbook example of how an agriculture business can diversify – in its case, into a tourism attraction that is a magic winter wonderland for children.

TSYS

York Press: The TSYS headquarters

10:39am Wednesday 31st July 2013

An international payments processing company with its UK headquarters in York is vying for the Sustainable Travel category in The Press Business Awards.

York Lifestyle Group

10:27am Wednesday 31st July 2013

The York Lifestyle Group is an association of a dozen independent businesses operating under the home, garden and leisure banner.

Trinacria Sicilian Cafe

10:17am Wednesday 31st July 2013

Sicily meets Yorkshire at the vibrant Trinacria Sicilian Cafe Bar, run by husband-and wife-team Beppe Lombardo and Phoebe Morgan.

York Marriott

York Press: Marriott York Hotel

10:15am Wednesday 31st July 2013

York Marriott opened in 2001, in a building with a rich history in the hospitality trade.

Richard Flanagan

York Press: BBC Breakfast host Bill Turnbull,   right, with Richard Flanagan, president of York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, during the annual dinner at York Racecourse

12:13pm Tuesday 30th July 2013

Richard Flanagan has been president of the York and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce for the past two years and has been nominated for Business Personality of the Year in The Press Business Awards 2013.

David Turner

York Press: David Turner

12:12pm Tuesday 30th July 2013

Just because it is functional doesn't mean it cannot look attractive and different.

Video Alarm Systems Ltd

York Press: Wireless Watchmen, based at the Innovation Centre at the University of York. From left, Dan Cox, Julie Cox, Jacqueline Leighton, Theresa Leighton and Andrew Nicklin

12:12pm Tuesday 30th July 2013

A York security business is thriving by providing protection for increasing numbers of empty business premises.

Zetland Boxes

York Press: Ken Evans, managing director of Zetland Boxes

12:10pm Tuesday 30th July 2013

Zetland Boxes is York's oldest cardboard box manufacturer.

Tancred Farm Shop

York Press: Dean Hullah in the butcher’s shop at the Tancred Farm Shop, near Whixley

12:19pm Monday 29th July 2013

A family-run farm shop which opened in November 2011 is hoping to inspire more people to buy and cook local-grown wholesome produce.



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