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08 Apr 2019
A Telford businessman is aiming to raise hundreds of pounds for breast cancer research by taking part in The Prudential RideLondon cycling event. Anton Gunter, managing director of Global Freight Services Ltd, will undertake the 100 mile cycle challenge on August 4. It will involve him cycling around London and surrounding areas on a closed road circuit. By taking part in the event, which is now...
05 Apr 2019
As the current financial year draws to a close, staff at Hatchers Solicitors have been reflecting on another year of growth and success for the firm. Looking to the year ahead, the firm is pleased to announce that a number of staff have been promoted as a reflection of their experience and overall contribution to the firm and its development. Two of Hatcher’s team of solicitors have achieved the...
05 Apr 2019
Bosses at a Shrewsbury-based private hire firm say taking a taxi is becoming a viable option for businesses and employees looking to save costs by cutting the use of company cars. It comes after figures released by HMRC showed 20,000 fewer UK employees took on a company car over a 12-month period with the rising tax burden steering drivers away from the car benefit to a more favourable cash...
Pensionlite advisers with charity buckets
20 Mar 2019
A group of pension specialists are racing between two Shropshire football stadiums this weekend in support of five local charities. Advisers from Pensionlite based in Stafford Court, will be starting at opposite locations and will run and walk the 13 mile route from the New Bucks Head in Telford to Montgomery Waters Meadow, home of Shrewsbury Town. Pension adviser Alex Milligan, will start from...
20 Mar 2019
A new role has been created at Shrewsbury BID focused on providing direct support to town businesses during the second term of its work. Shrewsbury BID (Business Improvement District) represents and works for more than 500 members, promoting Shrewsbury, representing business and delivering innovative projects to support and enhance the town centre. Its first five-year term was a big success and...
18 Mar 2019
Award winning office recruitment specialists, Red Recruitment Solutions and leading business coaching consultants ActionCOACH have formed a partnership in order for both organisations to offer and provide a wider range of services to their clients. Gareth Hughes an RAF veteran turned business growth specialist manages the Shropshire branch of ActionCOACH, the UK’s leading business coaching...
18 Mar 2019
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce held its Patrons Celebration Dinner at the Lion Quays, Oswestry, where guest speaker was Climbing Out charity rower Kelda Wood, the first adaptive person to row the Atlantic solo. Guests were welcomed by chamber chief executive Richard Sheehan, chamber president Mandy Thorn and chair of patronage Nick Jones, who commented: “This is a wonderful gathering of some of...
14 Mar 2019
Businesses from across Shropshire have met to discuss opportunities for growing their global export markets post-Brexit. Telford based Global Freight Services Ltd, which has been shipping goods around the globe for more than 20 years, joined forces with business leaders to host the event at the Marches Growth Hub in Telford on March 13. The free event, which unintentionally coincided with a...
11 Mar 2019
The region’s leading businesswomen have been urged to join the drive to build a vibrant economy for the Marches for years to come. Marches Local Enterprise Partnership director Gill Hamer called on women to step forward and help shape the economic future of the area by applying for two vacancies on the LEP board. Her call came at a special event to celebrate International Women’s Day hosted by...
07 Mar 2019
As part of International Women’s Day on the 8th March 2019, leading Midlands-based technology providers, Nasstar, and Keystone Law have put together a guide on flexible working, supported by HPE. The guide looks at how more agile working practices, powered by technology, are supporting women to advance in law and continue to work in the legal industry for longer. In a bid to achieve a better work...
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