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Pip Wilkins - Pip Wilkins, CEO, bfa (British Franchise Association) Theo Millward – Director, Swimtime Rachel Brooks – Managing Director, Swimtime
07 Dec 2022
Swimtime, the children’s learn to swim franchise based in Shrewsbury, has won the ‘Digital Transformation’ award at the recent bfa HSBC British Franchise Awards run by the British Franchise Association and sponsored by HSBC Bank. Founded in 1998, Swimtime teaches 20,000 children to swim across the UK every week. Children progress through their ‘Learn to Swim’ programme, the first to be endorsed...
05 Dec 2022
An event to highlight the many funding options available to businesses in the Marches has been hailed a huge success. The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership hosted the event for intermediaries working with businesses across Herefordshire, Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin to help them direct their clients to the huge range of funding and support on offer. The event, staged at Telford College...
Promoted solicitors at Aaron & Partners
28 Sep 2022
11 promotions announced at Aaron and Partners  Shrewsbury-based law firm Aaron and Partners announces 11 new promotions, including two new partners   The law firm’s latest round of annual promotions has recognised solicitors in a wide range of fields including Corporate and Commercial, Real Estate and Property Development    Leading Shrewsbury-based law firm Aaron and Partners has announced its...
26 Sep 2022
Four new apprentices have taken the next step to becoming fully qualified solicitors with a leading Shropshire law firm. The four apprentice solicitors have started their training with FBC Manby Bowdler’s Shrewsbury office. Maisie Addinell, who works in the property litigation team, joined the firm in February and has been working as a business support assistant. Another who was already working...
23 Sep 2022
One of the region’s leading financial experts today said the mini-budget gave much-needed clarity over the Government’s future economic policy – but said the Chancellor must make driving down inflation and lowering interest rates a top priority.    Mitch Gough, director at Q Financial Services, said moves to cut taxes and Stamp Duty, reverse the planned increase in National Insurance and scrap...
20 Sep 2022
Shropshire’s largest not-for-profit care provider has announced a second pay rise for its workforce to support them with rising household bills. The latest £1.5million investment represents the biggest pay increase to be awarded by Coverage Care Services and means every single employee will now earn more than £10 per hour, apart from apprentices. The company has raised wages once already this...
23 Aug 2022
An event combining cycling with networking is launching in Shrewsbury, with a group of lawyers, accountants and other professionals gearing up to don their Lycra and cycle helmets. Networking on Two Wheels (No2W) incorporates fresh air, fitness and the opportunity to build a local network of like-minded contacts, and will take place in Shropshire next month for the first time. The group was set...
22 Aug 2022
Leading battery and energy storage specialist the AceOn Group has strengthened its team with a new appointment. James Hall has joined the Telford-based company’s residential, commercial, and industrial energy storage team as a sales executive – with AceOn targeting substantial growth in the sector in the coming years. James, from Wombourne in Staffordshire, has spent almost ten years working in...
Hencote vintage rosé wine
05 Aug 2022
Award winning Shropshire vineyard, Hencote, is launching their newest vintage rosé wine on Friday 26th August and invites you to the event.  The night will start from 6pm with a drinks reception on the balcony and will include entertainment, speciality cocktails, music and the chance to sample the new rosé wine; The Suzanne 2021. For those wishing to dine at The View Restaurant, the Suzanne 2021...
02 Aug 2022
There is still time for enterprising businesses in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin to put themselves forward for a prestigious award. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are awarded to businesses for outstanding achievement in four categories: International Trade, Innovation, Sustainable Development and Promoting Opportunity. Entries close in September so Shropshire businesses are urged to...
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