This morning saw businesses, campaigners and the press gather at York St John University for the anticipated event which saw Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Vice Cable discuss the National Minimum Wage and the Living Wage.
York has revealed itself as the first UK city outside the capital to apply to lead a US Cities of Service style movement this side of the pond. Launched in 2009 in New York by Mayor Bloomberg, the initiative has since spread to 169 cities across the United States.
Tourism businesses in York and Yorkshire are being encouraged to grab a bigger slice of the tourism pie by attending the Visit York Annual Tourism Conference; ‘Tourism Insights’, later this month.
Last weekend saw York Designer Outlet launch its first ever ‘The Art of Denim’ campaign. The event, which will run simultaneously across McArthurGlen’s 21 centres throughout Europe, will celebrate all things denim.
Actress Pauline Quirke opened a branch of her performing arts academy in York over the weekend.
City of York Council has welcomed new figures released this week from the Office of National Statistics, which show there are 125 more private sector businesses in York, since 2012. The increase takes York from 8010 to 8135 businesses, from across all sectors.
Retail chain Sainsbury’s have announced plans to open a massive new supermarket on the Hull Road site currently occupied by DIY retailer B&Q.
A private company financed by Leeds City Council looks set to be awarded the uncontested contract to attract businesses and jobs on behalf of the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) of which York is a key member.
University of York have announced a ten-year plan in which £400m is to be invested in revamping the Heslington West campus.
The North Warwickshire Astley Castle in Nuneaton has recently been restored by York’s William Anelay Ltd, and has now won the 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize for Architecture, a top architecture industry prize in the UK.
This Freshers Fortnight students at York St John University have been campaigning in support of making our city a better place to work and live.
The Shambles is not only home to Harry Potter’s Diagon Alley, it is also home to the unique artisan bakery…
City of York Council has commissioned Bauman Lyons Architects for the upcoming £1.5m transformation of York’s iconic Newgate Market.
In an attempt to acknowledge and celebrate those who go that little bit further, the City of York Council are once again looking for nominations for their staff and services who you feel should be championed with the ‘eXtra factor’ award.
Effective from today (Tuesday 1st October) onwards, the National Minimum Wage has been increased from £6.19 to £6.31 per hour for UK workers over 21.
York-based eCommerce specialist PureNet has been nominated for the Best Business Serving Football Award at the prestigious Football Business Awards.