Business

10 Aug 2018
Entrepreneurs tend to be full of energy — it takes a certain type of person to display the drive necessary to hone a talented team, secure backers and unleash their offering on an eager public. And aspiring Richard Bransons and Karren Bradys can sometimes take far too much weight on their own shoulders as they attempt to coordinate every aspect of their new business prior to its launch. But...
Shrewsbury Apprentices start exciting new venture
10 Aug 2018
Shane Heath and Chris Webster, two young apprentices working for Shrewsbury based IT specialists Shropshire ITC have turned a chat they had over a cup of coffee into a business opportunity by setting up and running their own website development department within the organisation. “Chris and I had seen our directors engage with large businesses across the county to develop detailed, complex...
08 Aug 2018
A Shropshire law firm and one of its partners have been named as leaders in their field in a prestigious guide aimed at the international private wealth market. FBC Manby Bowdler, which has offices in Shrewsbury, Telford and Bridgnorth, and lawyer Margaret Rowe have been awarded the top Band 1 ranking in the Private Wealth Law category of the annual Chambers High Net Worth Guide for the first...
Standing up for Town Businesses
07 Aug 2018
Having successfully lobbied and negotiated key amendments to the original car parking proposals by Shropshire Council including FREE parking in Frankwell and Abbey Foregate on Sundays and Bank Holidays; RETENTION of the pop and shop facility; the SCRAPPING of evening charges in Frankwell, Abbey Foregate or St Julian’s Friars and introduction of the 8 hour CHARGING CAP in Abbey Foregate, Frankwell...
27 Jul 2018
Hirers and buyers looking for the latest in lighting can trial a range of reliable lighting solutions on their doorstep with Morris Site Machinery’s popular ‘Towers on Tour’ roadshow this summer. Following on from the success of last year’s tour, Morris Site Machinery’s sales team are hitting the road with their widest ever range of lighting towers. The legendary SMC line up now includes six new...
27 Jul 2018
Small businesses often struggle to market their services in the right way, which is often due to budget constraints. Although there are some areas of marketing that may be out of reach unless you have deep pockets, there are also several avenues that can be explored that won’t swallow your whole budget. Knowing where to start can be the most challenging aspect, as there are some options that may...
 From left, Edward Danks, of the Welshpool office, Nick Lewis, of the Shrewsbury office, managing director Stuart Danks and Patrick O'Grady of the Stafford office of DM Recruitment.
24 Jul 2018
As employment figures climb to their highest levels since records began, one Midlands recruitment company is tripling in size. DM Recruitment bosses have revealed they will be opening two new offices - as a recent report showed 75.6 per cent of 16 to 64 year olds across the country are in work, the joint highest level since records started in 1971. The Shrewsbury-based firm have expanded into...
23 Jul 2018
A volunteer job, which began nine months ago at Shropshire recycling and upcycling social enterprise Reviive, has enabled a Telford man to discover ‘a new outlook on life.’ 58-year-old Derek Murphy, who suffers from periods of anxiety and depression, brought about by a combination of the passing of his father, long periods of unemployment and 20 years caring for his disabled mother, was...
18 Jul 2018
The private client team at a leading Shropshire law firm has been strengthened. Three new members of staff have joined Wace Morgan Solicitors of Shrewsbury, bringing the total number of employees at the business up to almost 100. Alana Graham is Wace Morgan’s new private client barrister. After being called to the Bar of England and Wales and completing her training, she worked for a firm of...
17 Jul 2018
TV presenter Angela Rippon enjoyed afternoon tea when she visited a brand new specialist dementia nursing facility, part of the acclaimed Morris Care Centre, in Wellington, Shropshire. The popular broadcaster, an ambassador for the Alzheimer’s Society, met residents and staff at Morris Care’s new Ercall Court to mark the occasion. The 11-bedroom ‘home from home’ on Holyhead Road heralds a new...
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