Technology firm looks to York's talent pool to fill jobs

York Press:

12:15pm Friday 1st August 2014

A SOFTWARE engineering firm is looking to create up to 50 new jobs in York as it opens a new research and development centre in the city off the back of "snowballing demand" for its products.

Logistics firm extends rail operation at Selby site

York Press: From left Julie Garn, business manager at GBRf; Paul Graham, operations manager at MSC; Derrick Potter, executive chairman of Potter Logistics; John Smith managing director of GBRf and Matthew Lamb, managing director of Potter Logistics.

12:15pm Friday 1st August 2014

A LOGISTICS firm has extended the rail terminal at its Selby site in a bid to accommodate longer freight trains.

York firm to bring In the Night Garden to life

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12:11pm Friday 1st August 2014

YORK-based attraction creator Paragon Entertainment has won a contract to bring to life an award winning children's television show.

Beer venture expands

York Press:

12:10pm Friday 1st August 2014

A RETAIL venture set up to celebrate Yorkshire's brewing industry is expanding as it celebrates its second year in business.

All Nestlé cocoa ‘will be sustainable by end of 2015’

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10:42am Friday 1st August 2014

NESTLÉ is set to become the first major confectionery company in the UK to source 100 per cent sustainable cocoa by the end of next year.

Business rate boost for Acomb shops

York Press: Front Street, Acomb

9:25am Friday 1st August 2014

NEW shops in Acomb are to get a cash boost in a council bid to reinvigorate the area's high street - but payday lenders and bookmakers will be excluded from the offer.

Medical device developer moves towards commercialisation for knee repair technology

York Press: Antony Odell, managing director of Tissue Regenix

9:52am Thursday 31st July 2014

YORK medical-device specialist Tissue Regenix is moving closer to the commercialisation of its latest product after being granted approval for clinical trials.

FirstGroup technician does the double at awards

York Press: Peter receives his mechanical technician award from (left) Allison Transmission representative Patricia Cobbold and IRTE Patron Sir Moir Lockhead OBE

9:48am Thursday 31st July 2014

A SELBY man from bus operator FirstGroup won two national engineering awards.

Law firm in running for award

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9:48am Thursday 31st July 2014

A FIRM of York solicitors is in the running to be named Conveyancer of the Year at this year's National Conveyancing Conference.

Estate agents merge to create bigger network

York Press: Kevin Hollinrake

9:48am Thursday 31st July 2014

AN ESTATE agent which opened its first office in York 22 years ago before growing to more than 100 branches has merged with another firm.

Data hosting firm wins place on procurement framework

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10:01am Thursday 31st July 2014

HARROGATE-based Redcentric has won one of four places on a new UK government framework to provide procurement for data-centre space.

Apprenticeship numbers set to grow

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9:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

RESEARCH has revealed a growing appetite for apprentices among businesses in the region.

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

York Press:

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

York Press: Tracey Smith, managing director, York Science Park with Mark Fordyce, managing director, York Data Services Ltd.

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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press:

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

York Press: The domes which are part  of rpelacing coal firing with the burning of biomass at Drax.

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

York Press: LIVE IMAGES: Stewart McCone, managing director of Vemotion, whose CCTV technology will be used to ensure crowd and rider safety on the opening stages of the Tour de France

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

York Press: From left: property professionals Helen Parsons, Nadia Smith, Jonathan Wood, Sam Atkinson, Louise Overton with Chris Clubley

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

York Press:

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

York Press: Sue Clifford (Ornate Interiors) Charles Anelay (William Anelay LTD)

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

York Press: UGOT founder Joe Carnell, second right, with his team at the new UGOT at Newcastle Station

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.

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