Business

13 Jul 2021
The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership has helped direct nearly £145 million of investment into the region in the past ten years, new figures show today – and attracted more than £200 million in match funding. The Marches LEP – the business-led organisation responsible for driving economic growth across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin – says its work will also create 18,230...
13 Jul 2021
A pioneering battery and energy storage firm is poised to lead the world in developing a commercial use for a ground-breaking new battery technology. AceOn - described as ‘the Telford company taking on Tesla’ - has been awarded a £1 million grant from Innovate UK to accelerate development work on its mobile solar energy storage unit. The newly-designed product will use Sheffield-based Faradion’s...
07 Jul 2021
Co-director of leading Shropshire estate agency, Russell Griffin, was chosen as one of five experts nationwide to take part in a filmed discussion with TV property guru Phil Spencer. Russell Griffin, who is also the Midlands Regional Executive on the Propertymark Board, which helps regulate and shape the sector, was invited by Phil Spencer to give his views and opinions on the current market in...
06 Jul 2021
Shropshire’s older generation of entrepreneurs is to get a helping hand thanks to a new initiative to help the over-50s set up their own businesses. Silverpreneurs® is a co-operative of business experts with funding from the Marches Growth Hub Shropshire. It has been set up as part of a drive to boost Shropshire’s economy by tapping into the skills and experience of older people who have small or...
01 Jul 2021
On Sunday 11th July, the top winning German Wirehaired Pointers will be attending the British Ironwork Centre to compete in their breed only open show for the title of Best in Show. This Kennel Club licensed event will be the first time, the dogs and their owners, have come together since the pandemic in 2020 and will be the first dog show ever held at the Centre.  Judge Mr Tom Mather, Crufts...
01 Jul 2021
Starting a new business is tough at the best of times, but even more so within a new or upcoming market. Now is one of the best times you can start a CBD business, and here’s why. What CBD Is CBD refers to cannabinoids, which are essentially compounds and chemicals found within cannabis and hemp plants. It’s not to be confused with the chemical tetrahydrocannabinol, otherwise known as THC, which...
01 Jul 2021
A Shrewsbury mortgage broker has added a further two new faces to the growing team at its Shrewsbury Business Park home. Bally Kang and Katie Maddox join Mortgage Advice Bureau - Severn Mortgage and Protect just over a month after Matt Dudley and Dan Braithwaite arrived in protection and mortgage advice roles respectively. Bally was previously an adviser with NatWest and joins the growing team of...
29 Jun 2021
A Shropshire shipping company is celebrating 25 years in business by launching a new mentoring scheme for SMEs looking to take their first steps into international trade.  Global Freight Services, based in Halesfield, is giving 25 businesses the opportunity to grow their sales through export with its new support and advice programme.  The company has a long and successful track record of helping...
23 Jun 2021
Surgeons, doctors and nurses already know everything that they need to know about tourniquets but, most of us that are not in the medical field, do not. Learning when to use a tourniquet during emergencies can make a huge difference in the final outcome, so let’s get straight to it next. What are Tourniquets? Tourniquets are medical straps and binds used to prevent and stem internal/external...
14 Jun 2021
An organisation on a mission to improve employee health and happiness has stepped in to sponsor Shropshire Wellbeing Day. Paycare has been announced as a main sponsor for the inaugural event, which is set to take place on Wednesday 23rd June. The not-for-profit organisation specialises in Health Cash Plans and Mental Health Training, helping organisations including many within Shropshire to look...
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