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06 Jun 2022
A rising star at a Shropshire financial services group has become one of the youngest people across the country to pass his first professional exams. Twenty-year-old Piers Hindhaugh, of Q Financial Services, has successfully completed his R01 qualification – and is now half way to gaining a diploma in regulated financial planning. Piers, from Pontesbury, joined the administrative department at Q’...
Edinburgh Zoo interactive Tour
23 May 2022
A Shropshire production agency has joined forces with global video platform, Vimeo, to launch a new interactive tour experience in one of the first collaborations of its kind in the UK. Edinburgh Zoo, home of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS), has launched the interactive video developed by Colada Creative which allows virtual viewers a chance to choose which animals, enclosures and...
The Allotment produce market and House Coffee Co
19 Apr 2022
A grocery store and coffee house have become the latest businesses to throw their support behind Shrewsbury Folk Festival and sign up as sponsors of the event.  The Allotment produce market and House Coffee Co. join other local food and drink firms at the August Bank Holiday weekend event including the Salopian Brewery, which is putting its name to the festival’s main bar; Drink Up! and Wenlock...
CREST
11 Apr 2022
Pioneering Shropshire businesses looking to help drive the county’s green revolution were today urged to take advantage of free research and testing. Experts at the Centre for Research into Environmental Science and Technology (CREST) – based at University Centre Shrewsbury – can provide research and innovation support to SMEs across the county working on green and sustainable innovations....
Kevin Burrows Iron & Fire
17 Mar 2022
A Shrewsbury-based coffee shop has seen footfall almost double in the six weeks since the ‘work from home’ guidance was lifted in England. Iron & Fire’s coffee shop, affectionately known as ‘The Hatch’ due to its open window serving hatch, opened next to Shrewsbury’s iconic railway station in May 2021 at a time when venues were tentatively re-opening but confidence in large, indoor venues...
Paul Kalinauckas, Marches Local Enterprise Partnership’s access to finance champion
14 Mar 2022
Businesses across the Marches have been challenged to kickstart a new era of growth across the region by taking advantage of the huge range of finance now available. Paul Kalinauckas says there is a wider range of funding and finance options on offer to businesses looking to grow than ever before. Paul – the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership’s access to finance champion – said the vast range...
The workshops will be hosted at the Pump House Knowledge Hub in Shrewsbury.
06 Mar 2022
Opportunities to make buildings more energy efficient will be the focus of a series of free workshops hosted by the Centre for Research into Environmental Science and Technology (CREST) based at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS), with Shropshire company EVORA EDGE. Contractors, property owners, developers and people working in construction are invited to the workshops on Sustainability in the...
Mark Evans, R&D Tax Claims
03 Mar 2022
A Shropshire-based business that’s helped manufacturing and engineering firms secure more than £26million in tax reclaims is celebrating its tenth year of operation. R&D Tax Claims was launched in 2012 by accountant Mark Evans, with the aim of supporting businesses across both sectors reclaim money back from Research and Development activity. Initially running the company solo and starting...
Wyle Cop Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury is open
25 Feb 2022
Business leaders in Shrewsbury have issued a rallying cry as flood water levels return to the normal range - “the town is open, please come and support our traders”. The appeal comes from Shrewsbury BID, a group which represents more than 500 businesses in the town centre, and follows the flooding devastation which has impacted so many lives across the country over the last week. Mike Matthews,...
Photograph of Rachel Laver - Marches LEP Chief Executive
21 Feb 2022
Shropshire has enjoyed a surge in demand from businesses wanting to relocate to the county, figures show.  The county saw a 118 per cent increase in demand for business space at the start of the pandemic – the largest rise for any county in the country.  The figures were welcomed today by the chief executive of the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership, who said they revealed the county was...
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