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York is a walled city within North Yorkshire. It has a population of over 202,000 people. York is a very popular place to live and work; it has a thriving tourism industry and is also the home of the University of York, which was opened in 1963.

York was a major railway city within the 19th Century. The railway was brought into York by railway entrepreneur George Hudson in 1839. The railway system accounted for the expansion of industry within York, whilst also providing a great many jobs within the area.

York is a very popular destination for tourists and the city has a great many attractions for visitors. The National Railway Museum was built in 1975 and provides visitors with a comprehensive overview of the history of Britain's railways. Other visitor destinations include the Yorvik Viking Museum, the York Dungeons and York Minster, amongst others.

Employment in York now lies firmly within the service sectors, which include public sector work, health, finance and education. Employment is also driven by the tourism that York regularly attracts from other parts of the UK and overseas. One of the top employers is the city of York council, which creates a large number of jobs within York. York's creation of a science park has improved the city's relevance for IT and technology firms and there has also been a significant increase in companies within these sectors in recent years.

Historically, the two main areas of employment within York lied within transport and chocolate manufacture. Railways and carriage work drove the economy forwards significantly and York became the headquarters for the North Eastern Railway, a large employer within the city, at the turn of the 20th Century. Two big names in the chocolate industry, Nestle and Terry's had chocolate factories in York, also providing large scale employment until the recession caused factory closures and job losses within the chocolate industry.

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York, City of York
£37500/annum £37,500 per annum

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Work From Home – Paid Research
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New Business Sales Executive
York, City of York
£45000 - £55000/annum Commission & Car Allowance

Our highly successful client provides turnkey D&B fitout solutions for commercial and retail interiors. With a further 15% turnover increase forecast for this year, they need an experienced New Business Salesperson to work with the Sales Director to ...

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Sales Representative - Work from Home
York, City of York

Sales Representative - Work from Home - Immediate Start Avon are the World's leading direct sellers of home & beauty related products and we are currently looking for Retail Assistants to work from home on a commission only, self-employed basis. Work...

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All Positions HS2
York, City of York

We will be working with multiple Tier 1/Tier 2 contractors on HS2 - one of the UK's biggest infrastructure projects. If you are interested in working on this scheme, please send your CV to us through this advert and we will give you a call ASAP. We...

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Project Manager
York, City of York

Fast paced, making a difference and great people. This is what our Project Management team are about at ACM Global Laboratories. Due to growth we are looking to expand our team. This is an amazing opportunity for a Project Manager from a Clinical Tri...

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PIP / Disability Assessor
York, City of York
£32000 - £41000/annum Bonus, Life Assurance + More

Our client is looking to recruit for PIP (Personal Independence Payment) Assessors in various locations throughout the UK. (This role does not require you to make the final decision regards benefit eligibility) Salary: £32,000 to £41,000 dependent o...

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Conveyancing Solicitor/Conveyancer
York, City of York
£45000 - £50000/annum Salary Neg plus bonus

Conveyancing Solicitor/Conveyancer My client is seeking Conveyancing Solicitor/ Conveyancer to join their dynamic, entrepreneurial team. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced, delivery-focused start up environment, running your own...

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Apprenticeship Learning Coach
York, City of York
£25000/annum

Are you currently searching for a role as an Apprenticeship Coach? Have experience of delivering Business Admin and Customer Service? Fed up of travelling long distances and want a BRAND NEW FRESH Caseload? Well this is the role for you! We are delig...

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Resourcing Business Partner, based from home
York, City of York
£30000 - £36000/annum includes car allowance, WFH

Are you looking for a responsible and varied resourcing/ recruitment role in a very safe and stable sector? Do you have proven success within the resourcing arena? Can you empower others to recruit? If so, then it would be worth you reading on This r...

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