Business

26 Jan 2018
  Expansion for Croft & Oakes … A financial planning company set up by former work colleagues 18 months ago has steadily expanded and has now appointed two new staff members to cater for an increased demand for its services. Keith Croft, of Telford and Chris Oakes, of Shrewsbury launched Croft & Oakes Chartered Financial Planners from a tiny office in the Business Development Centre on...
Huw Bevan from Halls Commercial and Jane Memory from Lyth Hill Stores are working together to find a new owner
26 Jan 2018
A well known face at a community shop near Shrewsbury is looking to hand over her keys. Jane Memory has been running Lyth Hill Stores, based at the crossroads in Bayston Hill, for almost four years. The 49-year-old wants to spend more time with her family but said she has loved working in the shop and it is a great opportunity for someone else to buy. “You meet so many people and it is so nice...
25 Jan 2018
A Shropshire PR and media consultancy headed by former journalists is heading for further expansion in 2018 on the back of a hat-trick of key client wins. Be Bold Media, which is headquartered in Newport with staff in Shrewsbury and London, recently marked ten years since it incorporated. In 2017, it secured new contracts with office supplies giant Lyreco, one of the region’s fastest growing...
25 Jan 2018
  Business support company launched … A Shropshire man with 25 years experience at senior management level has launched a new company offering a range of business development services to assist growing sectors with efficiency, strategic planning and profitability. Vernon Hogg, from Oswestry, was previously managing director of a high brand retailer in the county and has now started his own...
23 Jan 2018
A £700,000 scheme to provide extra guest accommodation at a Shropshire activity centre has begun, with works due to be carried out over two phases to ensure the season can run smoothly. Local contractor Morris Property has started phase one of the project at Condover Hall Activity Centre, owned and operated by JCA, and is due to complete at the end of February. The second phase will start in...
19 Jan 2018
National Law firm, Linder Myers (part of Metamorph Law) has recently appointed Marketing Director, Chris Davies to the business. Chris brings with him more than 30 years experience as a professional service marketer. He has devised and implemented high profile strategies across international organisations, such as Arval, Reed Elsevier as well RAC, and The AA. Chris will focus on devising a...
Unique Copiers, based in Telford, is going from strength to strength - pictured is managing director Adrian Casey
12 Jan 2018
A Shropshire company is starting the New Year on a high after a busy and active few months. Unique Copiers, in St George’s, Telford, won many new contracts in the last two months of 2017 and increased a further three current contracts. Owner Adrian Casey believes the boom in business is because more firms are looking for a local company they know they can rely on for their business needs. “Many...
Staff at ABC Day Nursery in Telford are celebrating 25 years in business
12 Jan 2018
An award-winning group of nurseries in Telford is celebrating 25 successful years in business. ABC Day Nursery, which has Ofsted rated outstanding nurseries in Hollinswood, Hadley, Hoo and Lightmoor, opened its doors on January 11 1993. Owner Penny Hustwick said she is delighted to be celebrating a silver anniversary. She said: “To reach our 25 year anniversary is a fantastic milestone and I...
10 Jan 2018
If you’re on a new year’s diet at the moment, then we can only apologise for what were about to talk about.  Because there’s a new Independent Doughnut company in Shrewsbury and everything we’ve seen on the social media looks calorific but amazing! Planet Doughnut is a family run business which started off small but has quickly gathered a loyal following of doughnut lovers in Shropshire.  They...
09 Jan 2018
An annual awards ceremony which celebrates businesses across Shropshire catering for children and young people has announced its charity of the year. The Businesses for Children Awards, now in its fifth year, will raise funds for Empathy, which aims to improve the lives of families living with children with high functioning autism spectrum disorder or additional needs through provision of regular...
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