Business

02 Dec 2022
Shop local and support your independent businesses in the run-up to Christmas - that’s the message from Shrewsbury BID ahead of Small Business Saturday.  The national campaign celebrates the huge variety of independent businesses across the UK on Saturday, December 3, and Shrewsbury can boast more unique shops, bars and restaurants than almost anywhere else.  Wyle Cop, the charming steep street...
Mandy Thorn MBE and Sonia Roberts for Marches Local Enterprise Partnership
30 Nov 2022
One of the region’s highest-profile businesswomen has been appointed to head the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership. Sonia Roberts, chief executive of supported employment and training charity Landau, was named the new chair of the Marches LEP at its board meeting yesterday – stepping up from the role of deputy chair which she has held for the last three years. She succeeds Mandy Thorn MBE who...
John Burroughes, a new recruit at Love Plants.
29 Nov 2022
A horticulturalist with a keen interest in wildlife, sustainability and biodiversity has joined the team at a specialist plants centre in Shropshire, which celebrates its 10th birthday next year. Plants adviser John Burroughes from Shrewsbury has a wealth of knowledge under his belt, which he hopes will be of benefit to customers at Love Plants, based at Salop Leisure’s Emstrey headquarters in...
28 Nov 2022
A specialist welding company in Telford is spending £0.5m in a bid to become self-sufficient in its energy needs within the next 10 years as part of its forward-thinking plan to combat rising energy prices, reduce its carbon footprint and become a truly green supply partner to customers.   Fabweld Steel Products (FSP), which designs and manufactures standard and bespoke access covers for the...
Shrewsbury Market Hall launches a new website
28 Nov 2022
Shrewsbury Market Hall has launched a new interactive website, making it easy for users to find information about stallholders, services, opening times and the latest market news and events. Fans of the market can also now sign up to a digital newsletter, delivering the latest market news, up-coming events and special promotions directly into their inbox. The website was designed and built by...
26 Nov 2022
IRA accounts are a great way to invest your money. They provide a low-risk way to invest your money while you are young, and they can be used to invest in any number of different assets. If you are interested in investing in bullion, you should consider opening an IRA account at Augusta Precious Metals. The company offers both individual and business accounts, and you can invest in Au coins or...
Sam Woosnam is appointed new HR Director for Coverage Care Services
25 Nov 2022
Shropshire’s largest independent not-for-profit care provider has appointed a new director as the sector continues to face mounting recruitment challenges. Sam Woosnam, who has 20 years of experience working in human resources, has been promoted to the role of HR director at Coverage Care Services. She joined the team eight years ago as a HR officer and has since worked her way up to HR manager...
Martin Hall from AYP
21 Nov 2022
Time is running out for businesses to get their hands on £10,000 EU grants to help them pay for vital equipment. More than £670,000 from the Small Equipment Grant pot has already been paid to businesses in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Herefordshire, helping to create more than 70 jobs. Cash is still available from the SEG project but programme manager Caroline Cattle says the deadline for...
Ian Wassman, Technical Sales Director at AceOn
21 Nov 2022
UK battery and renewable energy specialist, AceOn Group, has appointed a new director to the board to further increase its technical expertise and energy industry experience in order to expand the company’s market reach and help more customers benefit from its innovative power solutions.   Ian Wassman started in the newly created role of Technical Sales Director at AceOn Group in September, with...
Paul Edwards, 56, has now won a fourth Seal of Excellence as part of the NHBC’s Pride in the Job awards for his work at The Spinney in Shrewsbury
09 Nov 2022
A site manager overseeing work on a new housing development in Shrewsbury has won a prestigious industry award for a fourth time. Paul Edwards, 56, who works for Bellway’s West Midlands division, has received a Seal of Excellence from the National House Building Council (NHBC) for his work at The Spinney, off Oteley Road. He was one of just 12 site managers from across the NHBC’s West region to...
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