business

16 Sep 2019
Businesses across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are being urged to have their input into a new strategic plan to help unlock millions of pounds of future investment in the region. The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership has joined forces with the Shropshire and Telford Business Boards to host the Have Your Say – Grow Our Economy event next month. The LEP, which drives growth across...
10 Sep 2019
A free HR workshop is being staged in Oswestry to make sure small companies are fully up to speed with changes to employment law. The HR Essentials event is being staged by the Marches Growth Hub Shropshire and HR expert Niamh Kelly at Aico’s new headquarters in the town and will cover key HE and employment issues company owners and managers need to be aware of. Niamh, director of the HR Dept and...
The intrepid cyclists setting off from Holyhead at 5.45am
28 Aug 2019
A gruelling 150 miles charity cycle ride by Shropshire business people on one of the hottest days of the year has raised a ‘wheely’ great £7,500 for Alzheimer’s Society – and donations are still coming in. An intrepid band took up the challenge by Morris & Company brothers, Robin and Chris Morris, to tackle a carefully researched route from Holyhead to Shrewsbury to mark the 150th anniversary...
05 Aug 2019
Businesses across the Marches which export and import have been urged to make sure their paperwork is up to date ahead of Brexit. The Department for International Trade (DIT) is urging any companies which move goods into or out of the country to make sure they have an Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number. The number is used by customs officials to identify shipments and...
16 Jul 2019
Morris & Company will celebrate its 150th anniversary and community roots in sparkling style at Shrewsbury Flower Show this year. A special glazed and themed marquee overlooking the arena on Friday 9 and Saturday 10 August will play host to Morris staff and guests and the company has a few exciting surprises to entertain guests on the night – all tightly under wraps. The Morris enterprise,...
10 Jul 2019
Family-owned businesses now have an additional two weeks to enter the 2019 Midlands Family Business Awards as the deadline has been extended to Friday 26 July. The extension will cater for the high volume of late requests and applications to the UK’s independent, not-for-profit annual family business awards and all nominations sent up until midnight on 26th July will be considered. With ten free-...
09 Jul 2019
Shropshire’s one-stop-shop for business advice and support is heading out across the county this year to help drive growth. The Marches Growth Hub Shropshire is launching a special ‘Let’s Do Business In’ roadshow to take its business expertise to all parts of the county to try to help as many new and growing companies as possible. The roadshow will give businesses the chance to talk to the hub’s...
18 Jun 2019
Research reveals that despite the number of female-run businesses growing, female entrepreneurs are still significantly underrepresented across the UK Shrewsbury has one of the highest proportions of female-run businesses, according to the latest research from Paymentsense (https://www.paymentsense.com/uk/). Data from the company’s 70,000 small business customers across the UK, found that nearly...
17 Jun 2019
A national provider of business tax reliefs is continuing to promote the achievements of SMEs across the region following an evening of celebrations on Friday. Catax, which helps businesses to access beneficial tax reliefs for patents, Capital Allowances and Research & Development, sponsored two award categories at the prestigious Shropshire Chamber Business Awards 2019 through its business...
29 May 2019
A rallying call has gone out to Shropshire’s “world-class businesses” to bid for national recognition by entering the UK’s most prestigious award scheme. The Marches LEP joined forces with Anna Turner, the new Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire, to host the Shropshire launch of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise last Thursday. LEP Chairman Graham Wynn OBE welcomed businesses from across the county to...
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