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05 Aug 2022
A Shropshire businessman has left an operational management career in manufacturing to start up his own company.   Paul Fielding has launched Commercial Assistance to help other businesses with tasks and projects which they do not want a full-time employee to do.   Mr Fielding has held positions of business development, commercial and operations manager to director level during his career and...
04 Aug 2022
Autostores, part of the Alliance Automotive Group, has opened its doors at Vanguard Trade Park taking the final unit at the highly popular Battlefield site in Shrewsbury. Located at Unit 6A, Autostores 5,336 ft² unit benefits from main road frontage on Vanguard Way and sits alongside high profile tenant, Howdens and Clifton Bathrooms. Supplying light and commercial vehicle parts to independent...
04 Aug 2022
FinTec Business Solutions, the company behind a new UK-wide address-finding App developed in Shropshire, has launched an official partnership with Ordnance Survey. DALUS App (Driver Address Look Up System) was developed by Spencer Taylor, from Higher Heath, near Whitchurch, Shropshire. It already has the exact location of 34 million addresses, drawing from seven databases, including Ordnance...
03 Aug 2022
With demand for workers outstripping supply and ‘the great resignation’ showing no signs of abating, Britain is facing some huge recruitment challenges. Bloomberg reported in May that 20 per cent of UK workers, or almost a fifth, have said they expect to leave their current job for a new employer within the next year, as they search for better pay and job satisfaction levels. A survey conducted...
02 Aug 2022
A leading financial services group has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new partner.  Dan Harris steps up from his former role as senior mortgage and protection adviser at Shropshire-based Q Financial Services, just two years after joining the company.  Q director Mitch Gough said he was delighted with the appointment, which he said reflected the key role Dan had played with the...
02 Aug 2022
There is still time for enterprising businesses in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin to put themselves forward for a prestigious award. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are awarded to businesses for outstanding achievement in four categories: International Trade, Innovation, Sustainable Development and Promoting Opportunity. Entries close in September so Shropshire businesses are urged to...
01 Aug 2022
A Shropshire-based solicitor has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Staffordshire University for his commitment to both the institution and wider industry.   Danny Smith, a Solicitor-Advocate and Partner at PCB Solicitors, attained his Law Degree from the University back in 2004 and has continued to support the establishment and its students through roles on its Development Board, Alumni...
29 Jul 2022
A top Shropshire lawyer is urging people across the region to make plans for their photos, videos and social media accounts as part of a new digital legacy campaign.  Clive Pointon, Head of Wills, Trust and Tax at legal firm Aaron & Partners, is backing a new campaign to ‘protect your digital memories for future generations’ after seeing a growing number of clients struggle to access the...
28 Jul 2022
A training session to help businesses in Shrewsbury know what to do if someone falls into the River Severn has been declared a success.  More than 20 people attended the session, organised by Shrewsbury BID and Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, and another one is now taking place on Tuesday (August 2).  Businesses are being encouraged to send staff on the course to help keep everyone safe in...
Eve and Suzanne Carnall of The Green Woman sat on a wall in a garden
21 Jul 2022
An innovative natural toothpaste developed by pioneering sisters Eve and Suzanne Carnall of The Green Woman has been shortlisted for a national award. The Shropshire based company has developed the premium White & Green mineral toothpaste as part of its range of 100% natural, certified organic health and beauty products. The toothpaste contains high quality organic ingredients while ...
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