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Will York's city centre become a Business Improvement District?

York businesses vote YES to BID proposals

The team at Slingsby's Spirit of Harrogate store

Gin maker gets its own slice of high street retail market


Conflicting figures released for York's economy with high failure rates alongside high activity

The CPP office in Holgate Park in York.Picture : Garry Atkinson (47504833)

CPP rewarded for businesses turnaround


Town snubs Black Friday in favour of supporting independent retailers

Wharfedale Property Management Ltd director, Tim Munns, left, and director of property and construction consultants, LHL Group, Richard Hampshire, at Thorp Arch Estate, on the site prepared for the new distribution warehouse for Matthew Clarke Wholesale.

Ninety jobs move from York to Wetherby as drinks distributor relocates its Yorkshire operations

2015's Press Business Awards Winners

Relive 2015's Silver Anniversary Press Business Awards with our video and round up coverage

PROPOSALS: The site near Kirby Misperton where Third Energy plans to frack

Council delays crunch fracking bid decision

The Press Business Awards 2015. Dare To Export Award winner MooD International. Nick Cowlen receives the award from Jane Hanson from The Press. Picture David Harrison. (47328109)

Dare to Export win follows Royal award hat-trick for York software firm

The Press Business Awards 2015. Technology Business of the Year Award winner Damson Audio. James Talbot recives the award from Alan Millard from Hiscox UK. Picture David Harrison. (47322597)

Speaker developer tunes into award success with Technology Business of the Year title

CYCLE: Fiona Macey, of the University of York, receives the Best Sustainable Travel Initiative Award from Andrew Bradley, of iTravel York

Travel solutions to mitigate rising student numbers wins university sustainability award

The Press Business Awards 2015. Small Business of the Year Award winner Home Instead Senior Care. Luke Norbury receives the award from Simon Crack from Hetherton's Solicitors. Picture David Harrison. (47311449)

Home Instead Senior Care named as industry's "shining example" in winning Small Business of the Year

The Press Business Awards 2015. Family Business of the Year Award winner Ged Bell Family Butchers. Deb, Lynn and Lee Bell receive the award from Cllr Chris Steward from City of York Council. Picture David Harrison. (47306869)

Family is "at the core" of award winning butchers Ged Bell

The Press Business Awards 2015. Retailer of the Year Award winner PlasticBoxShop. Gary Lyons receives the award from Paul Tyler of York Designer Outlet. Picture David Harrison. (47302275)

Successfully bridging the gap from the high street to the internet sees PlasticBoxShop win Retailer of the Year

The Press Business Awards 2015. Tourism & Hospitality Business of the Year Award winner the National Railway Museum. Rob Noonam, Charlotte Scott and Michelle Rennoldson receive the award from Steve Brown, second right, of Visit York. Picture David Harriso

National Railway Museum steams ahead with Tourism and Hospitality Award

The Press Business Awards 2015. Business Personality of the Year Award winner Rachel Goddard receives the award from William Derby Chief Executive and Clerk of York Racecourse. Picture David Harrison. (47284725)

Professional services sector pays thanks to leading figure Rachel Goddard as she wins Business Personality title

The Press Business Awards 2015. Young Entrpreneur of the Year Award winner Ashley Hyde receives the award from David Chesser from York St John University. Picture David Harrison. (47274454)

Young Entrepreneur title is the "icing on the cake" for private dining business

The Press Business Awards 2015. New Business of the Year Award winner Podfit. Neil Owen receives the award from Tracey Smith of York Science Park. Picture David Harrison. (47250850)

A healthy start to business wins Podfit the New Business of the Year title

The Press Business Awards 2015. Corporate Investment Award winner Finance Yorkshire. Alex McWirter receives the award from Tony Farmer of JWPCreers. Picture David Harrison. (47243051)

Finance Yorkshire wins inaugural Corporate Investment Award

The Press Business Awards 2015. Best People Development Award winner De Ford Insurance Brokers. Craig Walton and Laura Chappell receive the award from Amanda Selvaratnam, left, from Uni of York Corporate Training Unit. Picture David Harrison. (47227576)

Staff development is at the heart of award winning insurance broker DE Ford

The Press Business Awards 2015. Best Business and Higher Education Link Award winner 5th Wall. Patrick Holtby receives the award from Andrew Ferguson of the University of York. Picture David Harrison. (47219518)

Online technology developer 5th Wall rewarded for teaming up with universities to mitigate risks of business

The Press Business Awards 2015. Large Business of the Year Award winner Portakabin. Amanda Stainton and Derek Carter receive the award from Jonathan Rutter of HSBC Commercial Banking. Picture David Harrison. (47155331)

Fifty years in business and more than 17,000 staff wins Portakabin the Large Business of the Year title

The Press Business Awards 2015. George MacGill recieves a a cheque for £5,000 in the Business Booster competition from Mike Everitt chief executive of BSYNY. Picture David Harrison. (47133087)

A healthy boost for new juice company after winning £5000 prize

The Press Business Awards 2015. Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Barry Dodd CBE, right, with his award and Danny Longbottom, left, of BT Business who presented the award. Picture David Harrison. (47096180)

A man of delivery - Barry Dodd wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Chancellor George Osborne on his way to deliver the Autumn Statement today

Autumn Statement: What does it mean for you & York?

York's Back the Bid team

Deadline looms for votes on Business Improvement District for York

Pictured at Sotano's Suits and Vinyl event on Friday night are from the left Malcolm Shaw, Mat Lazenby, Gary Brown and Simon Palmer. Picture David Harrison. (47157945)

More than 800 business take part in sixth annual Business Week

Kate McMullen, head of Consumer Products and Marketing at Make It York.

New efforts to put York on the international map for tourism

Claire Turner, centre, being presented her award by Camilla Trinh, from Xero, right, and presenter Charlene White.

National business award for York accountant

Pictured from left, are head of the corporate department at Harrowells, Philip Lewis Ogden, a partner, and Pivovar Group director, Jamie Hawksworth, at Pavement Vaults during the final hours of fitting out before opening for business.

New £500,000 city centre bar and smoke-house creates 25 jobs for York

The 2015 Press Business Awards winners

Congratulations! - Full list of 16 winners from The Press Business Awards

Work starts on Malton Enterprise Park, from left, Andrew McBeath, Sean Harrison and Jonathon White

Phase two construction gets underway at new business park

George MacGill from Alpha Juices which has won the Business Booster Competition  withthe Alpha Angels  (l-r),  Celia Harker and Charlotte Owens   Picture Frank Dwyer. (46747608)

Juicer wins £5000 top prize in Business Booster competition

Last year's Business Award Winners

LIVE The Press Business Awards 2015


New brand for North Yorkshire market town

Production at Yorvale ice cream

York businesses invited to apply for £31 million funding pot

More than 700 business sign up for faster broadband

More than 700 business sign up for faster broadband

Dylan Thomas at his workshop in Fossgate

York bicycle maker reports five years of consecutive growth as one of only two people in the world making giant 36" wheeled bikes

The Belvedere at Dumfries House in Scotland

Brickmaker in the running for national praise tonight

The Yorkshire WiRE Conference at Askham Bryan College. From left, guest speaker Julie Dodsworth, Lynn Gregory and Judy Illing, both Yorkshire WiRE network leaders, Fiona Davies, WiRE business manager and Katrina Shamel, joint Scarborough WiRE network lead

You need to ask the question before you can get the answer you want, says Julie Dodsworth in advice to enterprising women

Chris Brooke

Latest appointments

An Apprenticeship Recruitment Event at City of York Council's West Offices earlier this year. Pictured is Retail Apprentice Nikita Lund, right, with Zoe Barnes-Chapman partner at Gillies Fabrics & Sowing, Peter Lane, York.

York is sixth highest in the country for apprenticeship uptakes

Guest speaker  David Kerfoot watched by (left) Martyn Weller,Julian Sturdy MP,Andy Peace,Abigail Mitchell and Ian Walker at the York Business Week events at Novotel.Pic : Nigel Holland (46335512)

More than 40 business take part in York Business Week opening event

SimVenture directors Paul Brough Jones, left, and Peter Harrington, right.

Software developers embark on world wide tour to launch new online education tool

Northminster managing director, George Burgess, with the current building at 46-50 Piccadilly, with the arched roof, behind him on the far side of the River Foss.

Bid for £25 million hotel and apartment scheme revealed for York

The winners celebrate at the end of the 2014 Press Business Awards. Picture David Harrison.

York Business Week gets underway for its sixth year

From left, Ed Reid, chairman of North Yorkshire, IoD; Natalie Sykes, regional director of Yorkshire and the North East, IoD; Simon Walker, director general of IoD; Jonathan Oxley, chairman ofYorkshire and the Humber, IoD.

Window of opportunity for EU reform may be "left open too long" warns leading business figure at regional dinner

Arnold Clark's Leeds showroom

45 jobs planned at new car dealership in York

York Community Pride Awards 2013. Pic: Mike TippingTeacher of the Year Andy Daniel (right) with Peter Emery of Drax Power. (45996950)

Leading light to go out at power station Drax as director announces departure

BHP FP merger, left Joy Clegg and Maurice Docwra

Financial planners agree merger deal

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