Business

06 Sep 2018
Road safety is a key concern for many. Newer vehicles, of course, come with advanced safety features that have progressively made driving on the roads safer than ever before. For example, in 2016 there was a report of 1792 deaths due to a traffic accident, but that number is 44% less than it was just a decade ago. What is more common, however, are accidents that do not result in death. There are...
05 Sep 2018
A Shropshire company coming to the aid of job seekers and employers is also smoothing the career path of the next generation of workers by taking on eight new apprentices. DM Recruitment has offices in Shrewsbury, Stafford and Welshpool and is committed to ensuring youngsters get the best possible start to their working life by providing them with invaluable work experience. The eight new...
04 Sep 2018
The ever-burgeoning leisure and hospitality scene in Shrewsbury is set to welcome its first dedicated champagne bar after a 10-year lease was agreed on one of the most recognised historic buildings in the town centre. The black and white listed building located on Mardol was most recently Jonathan’s, a gift and card shop, and has been acquired by George Marneros who will be launching ‘Ten &...
03 Sep 2018
Let’s face it, when you’re feeling in need of some chill out time or to snuggle up with your partner, the living room in your home is the obvious target. It’s a place of sanctuary after a hard day’s work, a place to hang out and discuss the stresses and strains of life – and a place to watch the TV and some films. In creating a homely and comfortable space, there are lots of things that go into...
03 Sep 2018
Life doesn’t stand still. With every day comes new challenges, new emotions and new adventures. If you don’t keep up with the pace of change, you can run the risk of falling behind, particularly in the workplace. However, learning and having fresh stimulation can also help keep you in good mental health, keeping the valuable cogs turning in your mind. Below are three reasons why continuing to...
03 Sep 2018
Chess is a game that often takes patience and skill to master. It can be fun as well as an exciting game to play and can also challenge you in many ways. For one, playing chess can help increase your IQ, and that’s only one of many benefits. In addition to this, it can also increase creativity, improve your memory, as well as exercise your brain. You may be reading this because you’re a regular...
03 Sep 2018
Breakups take their toll on everybody involved, but children feel them the worst. Their parents splitting up can impact their actions and make them erratic both now, and in the future, it can confuse them to the point where they no longer know where they belong, and it can sadden them to the degree that makes them lose who they were before. In order to understand the best way to approach the...
Staff at Lunts Pharmacies have given out golden prizes to customers
30 Aug 2018
A Shropshire family business has celebrated its golden anniversary with customers. Lunts Pharmacy, which has two stores in Shrewsbury as well as others in Pontesbury and Craven Arms, celebrated 50 years in business in July. To mark the occasion managing director Martin Lunt gave away a spa day for two at the Albrighton Hall Hotel to a customer at each store. He said: “We want to be an important...
28 Aug 2018
A Shrewsbury businessman has organised a 100-mile charity cycle ride to mark the final year of the First World War centenary and raise money for the Royal British Legion. Brothers Robin Morris, chairman of fifth-generation family business Morris & Company, and Chris Morris, chief executive officer and managing director of Morris Site Machinery, will be joined by 15 prominent business people...
26 Aug 2018
A Shropshire businesswoman has become the first to support a brand new initiative aimed at raising self-esteem among young children. Lorna McCann, an independent public relations and media consultant, is supporting local author Sarah Griffiths as she embarks on a long-term project to build greater resilience among primary and secondary school pupils through her new book ‘Sophie’s Spectacles’. The...
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