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23 Jun 2021
Surgeons, doctors and nurses already know everything that they need to know about tourniquets but, most of us that are not in the medical field, do not. Learning when to use a tourniquet during emergencies can make a huge difference in the final outcome, so let’s get straight to it next. What are Tourniquets? Tourniquets are medical straps and binds used to prevent and stem internal/external...
14 Jun 2021
An organisation on a mission to improve employee health and happiness has stepped in to sponsor Shropshire Wellbeing Day. Paycare has been announced as a main sponsor for the inaugural event, which is set to take place on Wednesday 23rd June. The not-for-profit organisation specialises in Health Cash Plans and Mental Health Training, helping organisations including many within Shropshire to look...
08 Jun 2021
A senior Government politician will give the keynote opening address at a major conference examining the way technology can help tackle the climate change crisis, organisers have revealed. Andrew Griffith MP – the Government’s UK Net Zero Business Champion – will launch two days of debate around ways technology can protect the environment at Shropshire Council’s Tech Severn 21 event later this...
07 Jun 2021
A senior Government politician will give the keynote opening address at a major conference examining the way technology can help tackle the climate change crisis, organisers have revealed. Andrew Griffith MP – the Government’s UK Net Zero Business Champion – will launch two days of debate around ways technology can protect the environment at Shropshire Council’s Tech Severn 21 event later this...
07 Jun 2021
A major new report today praises the work done across the Marches to boost employment and skills – and sets out an ambitious blueprint for the future.   The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership (MLEP) has already played a key leadership role in developing skills programmes which meet the need of the region’s businesses, the Marches Local Skills Report says.   And it says the LEP – the business-...
03 Jun 2021
Businesses in Shropshire looking to bring staff back to the office post-lockdown are being invited to hear from a legal expert on the implications for employers.   FBC Manby Bowdler’s Julia Fitzsimmons, head of the firm’s employment team, has been advising employers on policies and regulations around workplace practice throughout the pandemic.   And on June 10, businesses are invited to a Zoom...
27 May 2021
Jenny Head has been appointed as WR Partners first, New Business Executive, working in the Business Development team. The expansion of the team confirms the investment that the business is making it its future and the focus it has on offering the best possible client service. Jenny, who is a ACCA qualified accountant, has spent over two years in the Farming team at WR and previous to this a...
27 May 2021
Shropshire importers and exporters are being advised to review their freight insurance following another major shipping catastrophe.  Anton Gunter, director of Telford-based Global Freight Services, said businesses could face huge costs without the appropriate insurances in place to protect their goods against loss or recovery from a major incident.  The warning comes after a chemical fire broke...
26 May 2021
Shropshire charity The Movement Centre is delighted to have the support of Information Solutions/The Web Orchard for a second year running. The Covid-19 pandemic has had a catastrophic effect on charities, with the cancellation of events and the loss of income. At a time when funding is difficult, Information Solutions/The Web Orchard have stepped up to support The Movement Centre, in the form of...
25 May 2021
A major Shropshire conference examining the way technology will help tackle the climate change crisis has sparked interest from around the globe. More than 350 people have already signed up for Tech Severn – a free two-day event organised by Shropshire Council on June 16 and 17 – with registrations coming from across the UK and further afield. The high-profile virtual conference brings together...
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