Business

13 Feb 2020
Business partners Alex Archibald and Bethany Tomlinson who launched their healthy food eatery Lyfbar in Lawley, Telford under a year ago, have been selected as finalists for the West Midlands in the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards. The duo are thrilled to be recognised by the Federation in the Start-up Business of the Year category in these prestigious awards which celebrate the...
 All set to welcome Valentine’s Day buyers are Salop Leisure sales staff (from left) Eoin Blakeway, Lyn Wells, Lesley Phillips Powell and Jack Williams.
12 Feb 2020
Romantic partners who splash out on touring caravan, caravan holiday home or motorhome for their loved ones on Valentine’s Day are in for a special treat at Salop Leisure in Shrewsbury. Everyone who buys a model from the award-winning caravan and motorhome dealership at Emstrey on Friday will be entered into a draw to win a romantic weekend break in a luxury glamping lodge at the Love2Stay resort...
09 Feb 2020
Staff at a Shropshire based commercial insurance firm are celebrating after winning triple figure year-on-year growth since the business was launched seven years ago - but that’s just for starters as they have just moved offices to plan for further growth over the next five years. 1st Choice Insurance, based on Shrewsbury Business Park boasts a UK-wide client base, where bosses are looking to...
07 Feb 2020
Following a successful year since the initial launch of its apprenticeship in Drainage Maintenance, Inspection and Repair, Metro Rod is now aiming to recruit up to 80 new apprentices in 2020.   The nationwide commercial drainage expert makes the announcement as apprentices are being put in the spotlight around the country for the 13th annual National Apprenticeship Week, which is taking place...
06 Feb 2020
Shrewsbury based Chartered Financial Planning Practice, Mardon Financial Advisers Ltd, are already accelerating into top gear in 2020, with not just one, but two, senior level appointments.  Philip Robinson and Richard Harris, previously Appointed Representatives of  St. James’s Place Wealth Management, have joined forces with Mardon Financial to meet the increasing demand for high level, face to...
30 Jan 2020
Shropshire law firm FBC Manby Bowdler has become the latest member of an industry led initiative focussed on driving momentum into the recruitment of apprentices, graduates and sponsored students.   It has signed up to The 5% Club, a movement of more than 300 employers providing ‘earn and learn’ opportunities to develop the skills and talents people need to become more employable and create...
23 Jan 2020
InnovativeTelford-based development consultancy apT is going from strength to strength after enjoying its most successful year to date. apT – the Midlands’ first public sector commercial planning, development and environmental consultancy – has taken on new staff and won new commercial business during a hugely successful 12 months. Valerie Hulme, apT’s Development Management Service Delivery...
23 Jan 2020
An award-winning shipping company is forecasting significant growth this year as fledgling start-up businesses across the county continue to expand their import and export markets. Telford-based Global Freight Services said its customer base had grown substantially throughout 2019 with newly launched companies forming the bulk of new business. Managing director Anton Gunter said: “Despite the...
23 Jan 2020
Leading Midlands law firm FBC Manby Bowdler will have a new face at the top after its managing partner announced she is stepping down. Kim Carr, a former winner of the prestigious LawNet Managing Partner of the Year Award, is to take a new role as lead partner in the firm’s Private Client team after 12 hugely-successful years at the helm of the practice. Neil Lloyd will take over as managing...
21 Jan 2020
A firm of Shropshire architects has underpinned its long-term strategy for growth with a move to accommodate its burgeoning team. Base Architecture & Design will relocate to larger premises in Castle Street, Shrewsbury, from its current home at the Nexus building in Roushill later this year. The Grade II listed premises are being refurbished to cater for its expanding workforce - new...
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