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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...
08 Nov 2022
A Shrewsbury coffee shop and speciality roaster has responded to its customer’s love of great coffee with an extended range of ‘at home’ coffee machines and other peripherals to purchase.  Located alongside Shrewsbury’s iconic train station, Iron & Fire’s ‘The Hatch’ has built a loyal customer base since opening 18 months ago and many regulars also subscribe to its coffee at home service.  It...
07 Nov 2022
One of the UK’s leading training providers has highlighted the shortage of forklift truck drivers - saying it is as big a problem for the logistics industry as the more publicised issue of a scarcity of lorry drivers.   Steve Dulson, of Shrewsbury-based Dulson Training, said the shortage meant many warehouses across the country were unable to operate efficiently, putting even more pressure on the...
04 Nov 2022
The planning and development department at a leading Shrewsbury-based company is expanding due to demand for its professional services for residential, commercial, agricultural and leisure developments. Halls manages the complete process, starting with identifying and promoting potential development land, advising of options and then preparing plans and submitting planning applications. Should a...
Mark Thompson
04 Nov 2022
The boss of leading renewable energy and battery specialist AceOn says the company is ready to grow so that it can expand its customer base across the UK and around the world.  Mark Thompson, managing director of Telford-based AceOn Group, is taking part in a special Innovate UK Scale Up programme to position the company for growth as it continues to develop new products and patented solutions to...
03 Nov 2022
A not for profit organisation supporting the health and wellbeing of employers and their teams is set to sponsor an upcoming event. Paycare is supporting the Shropshire Leadership Conference, taking place at Theatre Severn on Tuesday 15th November. As well as hearing from exciting speakers including Sir Clive Woodward OBE, Debra Searle MBE and Richard Nugent, attendees will be able to find out...
03 Nov 2022
Six outstanding employees from Morris Care’s nursing homes across Shropshire and Cheshire were recognised at an awards ceremony yesterday (Wednesday 2nd November) at the company’s Welsh Bridge head office in Shrewsbury. The winners had their hard work and contribution celebrated at the Nursing Home provider’s first annual awards ceremony, the Love2Care Awards. Over the last year, 160 members of...
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