business

23 Mar 2020
As businesses across the nation face unprecedented challenges, a recruitment firm with branches in Shropshire, Staffordshire, Herefordshire, and Powys has adapted its business model to give support to local businesses. DM Recruitment are offering their services at cost price to new and existing clients to aid recruitment of temporary workers to curtail staff shortages, which in turn will help the...
18 Mar 2020
The organisation charged with driving economic growth across the Marches today welcomed new measures to help business survive the coronavirus crisis – and pledged to do everything it can to ensure as much as the help as possible reached the region. The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership says the £350billion package of measures announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak will give much-needed aid to...
Pipekit Secures New Premises to Future Proof Business
05 Mar 2020
Pipekit, the Shrewsbury based pipework and drainage distributor, completes move, after outgrowing its original site in Annscroft.  The new premises, located on Longden Road, Shrewsbury, is 16,000 square feet and selected to future proof the business; following year on year growth since Pipekit launched in 2011. Pipekit selected the new premises based on two factors; its size and location. Three...
Kevin, Suzie and Iseabeul Guerin from Shropshire Floats
04 Dec 2019
A family from Ironbridge are launching a new business in the county which will deliver Shropshire’s first ever flotation therapy. Kevin and Suzie Guerin are launching Shropshire Floats this month. The couple became aware of the therapy whilst living in America 30 years ago and have since been planning how to introduce the unique treatment in Shropshire. The flotation process involves lying in a...
05 Nov 2019
Rural businesses in Shropshire are being invited to apply for up to at least £175,000 in EU grant funding for projects which help grow the regional economy and create new jobs. DEFRA’s Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) Growth Programme provides grants for rural business development, food processing businesses and those involved in rural tourism infrastructure. Grants, funded by the...
29 Oct 2019
A retailer specialising in second-hand and sample designer wedding dresses is capitalising on the trend for more ethical fashion by launching a new store in Shrewsbury.  The lease on the store which is located in a sixteenth century building on Hills Lane was negotiated on behalf of the landlords by Charlotte Nutting in FBC Manby Bowdler’s specialist commercial property team. Bridal Reloved, has...
16 Oct 2019
Craftsmen from Shrewsbury-based Morris Joinery have built and installed a huge lantern light feature as part of a major restoration scheme at a Grade II* listed Shropshire mansion. The team created the 3.3 metres wide octagonal lantern roof light, weighing 1,200 kilos, for the octagonal music room at Brogyntyn Hall in Oswestry. The Hall is to become a private country home again after falling into...
14 Oct 2019
Shropshire’s gateway for business support officially launched its newly-expanded offices at a special event at its Shrewsbury base. Shropshire Council Deputy Leader Cllr Steve Charmley cut the ribbon as the Marches Growth Hub Shropshire took the wraps off the new office space at its site on Battlefield Enterprise Park. The hub – a partnership between the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership and...
26 Sep 2019
Businesses in Shropshire and Telford which are trading internationally are being invited to a Get Ready for Brexit workshop to help them prepare for Britain’s exit from the EU. The Marches Growth Hub has joined forces with the Department for International Trade and Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to hold the event on October 18 at Shrewsbury Town Football Club. The...
Couple enjoying last year's Shropshire Oktoberfest
18 Sep 2019
The huge Shropshire Oktoberfest beer tent is soon to be erected at Shrewsbury’s Quarry for the event on October 4 and 5. The award-winning team behind some of the county’s most successful events are busy coordinating brewers from across the region to serve up over 150 real ales at the event, which will also feature bars serving up local lager, cider and perry, with a prosecco parlour, gin den,...
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