Business

11 Jan 2022
A fast-growing Shropshire financial services company has made a ‘significant’ investment in a pioneering sports data management firm, it has revealed. Q Financial Services, which has bases in Wellington and Shrewsbury, has acquired a ten per cent stake in the Global Sports Data and Technology Group – a leading specialist in the governance and management of sports data. Global Sports – co-founded...
Working from home photograph in a simulated living room. Promoting a working from home related GDPR workshop.
11 Jan 2022
GDPR and confidentiality remains an important part of any business in their day-to-day. As many more adopt a mix of hybrid or home working, do you know if your GDPR compliance policy still reflect new ways of working and changes to the law? Information Solutions is hosting a webinar to help highlight the changes you need to know and practical ways to ensure your business remains compliant. This...
Photograph of man (Dave Courteen) smiling in industrial style building.
10 Jan 2022
  Manufacturers across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are being urged to take advantage of a hugely-successful programme and go for growth.   Through the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP), small and medium sized manufacturers are offered help to grow by identifying, understanding and removing barriers to growth and enabling sustainable business improvement.   New figures...
07 Jan 2022
Shrewsbury’s Christmas Window Competition has been hailed a great success with organisers praising the creative talents of traders for their colourful displays in the run-up to Christmas.  The competition organised by Shrewsbury Business Chamber and Shrewsbury BID saw businesses throughout the town centre decorate their windows in a bid to win one of the prizes on offer.  It featured three...
07 Jan 2022
A major project has been launched across Shropshire to provide recruitment support to businesses and get scores of people back to work following the Covid pandemic.  The Building Shropshire project will provide targeted job brokerage services to at least 27 individual companies across the county to help them fill vacancies and reduce unemployment levels.   Businesses operating in the construction...
20 Dec 2021
The chair of the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership today paid tribute to the region’s business community for its ‘fierce determination’ to bounce back from the Covid pandemic.   Mandy Thorn MBE said tens of thousands of businesses across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin had demonstrated just what makes the region such an outstanding place to do business by their response to...
17 Dec 2021
One of Shropshire’s leading finance companies says homeowners and prospective buyers should not panic over the recent hike in interest rates. Q Financial Services, which has its offices in Wellington and Shrewsbury, said the increase in rates from the historic low of 0.1% to 0.25% should have minimal impact in the short term. However Q director Mitchell Gough says further rises are likely in the...
Developer has built more than half of homes at two sites in Shrewsbury
13 Dec 2021
Construction across two Bellway developments in Shrewsbury has now passed the halfway stage. The housebuilder is delivering a total of 379 new homes over the developments at The Spinney and Copthorne Keep in the town and has now built 202 of these properties. The developer has built 98 of the 215 new homes at Copthorne Keep, off Copthorne Road, which will provide a mix of 170 for private sale and...
10 Dec 2021
Some people are content to find a job that pays the bills, do their allotted hours, and go home. While there is nothing wrong with that approach, others may want something more from their careers, such as promotions and pay raises, and in order to achieve this, you need to put the hard work in. One of the best ways to ensure that you get noticed for promotions and pay rises is to invest in your...
07 Dec 2021
A Shropshire shipping company which supports businesses with their overseas trade is helping to celebrate their success by backing one of the UK’s biggest awards.   Telford based Global Freight has thrown its weight behind the 2022 Federation of Small Business Awards by sponsoring the International Business of the Year category in both the West Midlands and East Midlands regions.  It is the ...
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