Business

07 Dec 2021
A Shropshire shipping company which supports businesses with their overseas trade is helping to celebrate their success by backing one of the UK’s biggest awards.   Telford based Global Freight has thrown its weight behind the 2022 Federation of Small Business Awards by sponsoring the International Business of the Year category in both the West Midlands and East Midlands regions.  It is the ...
07 Dec 2021
Shropshire’s largest independent care provider has appointed a new chief executive following the retirement of its long-standing CEO for the second time.  Debbie Price has taken the reins from David Coull at Coverage Care Services, which operates 12 homes on a not-for-profit basis throughout Shropshire.  She has stepped up to the role from operations director, a position she has held within the...
02 Dec 2021
A leading Shropshire financial services company has strengthened its team as it continues to expand. Q Financial Services – which has bases in Wellington and Shrewsbury – has launched new departments dealing with wills and buildings and contents and welcomed Joanne Wilkinson and Helen Esslemont to its team of specialists. Stuart Mackintosh, Q director, said the move meant the firm could now offer...
30 Nov 2021
While online gambling is not as popular as, say, reading a book, the steady and continuous growth of the online gambling industry has resulted in an increasing number of players spending their free time while traveling by squeezing in a session or two. With the pandemic still raging, the migration away from physical and mortar facilities and toward online gaming sites has become even more...
23 Nov 2021
A programme to support Marches businesses with supply chain challenges is being extended after nearly 30 companies benefitted from its expert help. With fuel and labour shortages in the UK compounding a global supply chain crisis, many businesses across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are struggling with stock issues and rising costs. The Marches Growth Hub promotes the UK-...
23 Nov 2021
A senior figure at the UK’s leading authority on social enterprise will give the keynote opening address at a showpiece conference in Shropshire next year, organisers have confirmed.  Andrew O’Brien, director of external affairs at Social Enterprise UK, which represents 100,000 businesses looking to improve society through trading, will launch the Spark Social Conference on February 17.  The free...
22 Nov 2021
There is no such thing as a bad dream or idea if you are passionate about it, the will and determination can make anything possible if you believe in it enough. So, that scrapbook with your designs you have been thinking about (and rethinking about) whilst editing and making small tweaks as you envision it is a reality waiting to happen. Sure, like with all new challenges and adventures it can be...
18 Nov 2021
Bingo, or Lotto, as it is sometimes known, is a family friendly game that has been bringing people together since the middle of the 1500’s. These days, there is an abundance of online UK casino’s, which have a strong focus towards bingo gaming.  The UK is at the nucleus of the online gambling industry, and so has a responsibility to implement laws which ensure safety and fairness throughout....
17 Nov 2021
A new book highlighting the real-life stories of those impacted by severe mental illness has been published by a Shropshire charity in an effort to turn the tide on the nation’s deepening mental health crisis.   Wellington-based supported employment and training charity Landau operates one of the UK’s most successful Individual Placement Support (IPS) services and is a nationally recognised...
12 Nov 2021
Businesses in Shrewsbury are being given the opportunity to sleigh the opposition in a special Christmas Window Competition - with organisers saying “Yule be sorry to miss out!”.  Shrewsbury BID is once again teaming up with Shrewsbury Business Chamber to run the competition which follows a successful event last year - bringing some colourful relief to the town centre between lockdowns. ...
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