Business

27 Jun 2017
A restaurateur who moved away to study has returned to his hometown to take on an iconic building. Harry Wyatt, 27, opened House of Grain - formerly The Cornhouse - on Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury, this week (June 15) after spending around four months renovating the building. Harry, from Underdale, quit his job on a management graduate programme in Manchester and moved back in with his mum in Shrewsbury...
26 Jun 2017
For many people, a car is one of the most expensive purchases we’ll ever make, so we all want to get the best bang for our buck and ensure we snap up a bargain. The thought of visiting a dealer can send some of us into a cold sweat, but many dealerships today relax their hard sale techniques for a more welcoming, friendly customer approach. There are a few simple ways to save on those extra costs...
21 Jun 2017
A quarter of a million pound investment has seen several jobs created and a new service provided for business and domestic motorists around Chester following the expansion of a Shropshire based company. Local man Anthony Frost, of Chester, has launched a new business venture at Saltney, Chester, offering the hire of cars, vans, MPVs and light commercial vehicles, all under the Bayfield Vehicle...
20 Jun 2017
In the whirlwind of modern-day life, it can be difficult to even start to think about the future. Unfortunately, in the interests of financial security, it's an absolute must for any savvy person. One of the big obstacles for a lot of people is simply their way of thinking. For many, thinking about next week is hard enough - let alone making plans for twenty years’ time. Bearing the above in mind...
20 Jun 2017
A French-themed reception to launch Beaufort Ridge, a stylish new development by Morris & Co Homes on The Mount, Shrewsbury, proved a winner in more ways than one. Guests at the preview were bowled over by the quality of the 11 four and five bedroom detached houses, and two lucky guests were presented with a Le Creuset pot worth £140 and a £50 Côte Brasserie voucher to celebrate the theme of...
16 Jun 2017
Salon Ten are celebrating top marks in all areas from the nation’s top independent salon assessors. The company, based in Much Wenlock, has received recognition from the expert Good Salon Guide assessment team for Beauty, Salon, Extensions Artist and Colour Expert. Every Good Salon Guide-recognised salon is assessed by a team of highly-trained professionals against a set of criteria that has been...
16 Jun 2017
Leading county estate agent Samuel Wood and Company has welcomed a new member to its south Shropshire team. Lucy Middleton-Foster has joined as a residential sales advisor based in Church Stretton, having recently worked within the property market with Strutt & Parker in Shrewsbury, before which she had several years experience throughout the Cotswolds and in Oxfordshire. Lucy, said: “I moved...
15 Jun 2017
When you check the mail and notice that there’s a business postcard present, you probably have to do a double take - that’s how seldom this form of advertising is being utilized anymore. And while you might be able to reach a large volume of customers by sending out emails, you won’t be getting that high of a click through rate. The fact is that consumers respond best to advertisements when they...
13 Jun 2017
A Shropshire company has launched a massive clean-up campaign for businesses aimed at ensuring they get the right type of cleaning products for their premises. Telford-based MR Cleaning Supplies has started a four-week blitz across the town which will see staff visit as many businesses and other organisations as possible - these will include schools and GP surgeries. To tie in with the campaign...
12 Jun 2017
A law firm in Shropshire is celebrating after winning a prestigious national training and recruitment award. Colin Spanner and Kay Kelly Lanyon Bowdler picked up the Best Trainer award in the Small Firm category at a ceremony held in London involving more than 60 of the country’s top law firms. The LawCareers.Net Training & Recruitment Awards are designed to identify those firms who give...
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