Business

25 Feb 2021
A Shropshire brewing company is toasting the success of new solar panels after receiving grant help with their installation. The Ludlow Brewing Company successfully applied to the Marches Renewable Energy Grant Scheme (MarRE) to meet half of the £24,850 cost of installing the panels on the roof of a warehouse at its base in Station Drive. The solar PV system is expected to generate 28,868...
Beth and Sid Heath
23 Feb 2021
Beth Heath, owner of the award-winning events company, Shropshire Festivals, has been appointed the Chair of the Shropshire Business Board, taking over from Paul Bennett. In the same month the events aficionada has also become the Chairwoman for the region’s destination management organisation – Visit Shropshire. The Shropshire Business Board is a business-led, joint private and public sector...
18 Feb 2021
As you get older, the days of doing exercise for fun seem to fade into nostalgic history, and you swap a social, committed activity for solitary jogging or viewing gym workouts as chores. There are lots of reasons to keep up team sports as an adult, including to fulfil your emotional, mental and physical standards of health around fitness. Read on to find out more. Exercise This is the most...
18 Feb 2021
A virtual meet the buyer event – bringing together buyers from up to seven countries – is being staged to help Marches food and drink companies break into new markets. The all-day March 24 event will feature buyers from the Czech Republic, Belgium, Mexico, Spain, Italy and France – with officials from Argentina also likely to take part. Organisers say it will give producers an exclusive shop...
17 Feb 2021
With the UK celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Day this week (February 17th), one Wolverhampton organisation is supporting employers to find new ways to show their teams they care. Random Acts of Kindness Day was originally introduced in 1995 in Colorado, USA to encourage people to lift spirits and spread happiness.  Since then, it’s become an annual event that’s marked all over the globe as...
11 Feb 2021
A new initiative encouraging people to have a better relationship with technology is bringing in future generations to help with the research and rolling out of the scheme through a Government-led traineeship programme. techtimeout, based in Shrewsbury but covering the whole country, was launched last year to raise awareness of the importance of taking time out from technology and provide support...
11 Feb 2021
As the economic climate seems to change on a regular basis and many questions remain unanswered about the long term impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic, the team at WR Partners understand how important it is to offer their clients more than just experts to prepare their accounts. With client support at the forefront, the partners are pleased to announce that Jenna Tarry has joined the firm’s Advisory...
Verve Certify as B Corp
10 Feb 2021
Verve, a long standing Shrewsbury based Digital Marketing Agency, has announced its certification as a B Corporation, joining a growing group of companies reinventing business by pursuing purpose as well as profit. Verve has been certified by B Lab, the not-for-profit behind the B Corp movement, as having met rigorous social and environmental standards which represent its commitment to goals...
Sonia Roberts, CEO Landau
09 Feb 2021
Organisations developing initiatives to help unemployed people across Shropshire are invited to claim a share of a £1.5 million pot of funding. Grants worth between £5,000 and £20,000 are available from the European Social Fund (ESF) Community Grants scheme for projects that will help move unemployed people towards employment, training or back into education. Funding totalling £500,000 has...
09 Feb 2021
The joint Director of Shropshire estate agency Samuel Wood has added his voice to advice from TV personality and house selling guru Phil Spencer about the difficulties the housing market currently faces. Russell Griffin is the Midlands Regional Executive on the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) Propertymark Advisory Board. The board, works with Government to help shape legislation and...
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