business

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...
The Castle Hotel
13 May 2019
The Castle Hotel in Bishop’s Castle is to celebrate its 300th birthday in June with a garden party. It is one of the oldest continually operating hotels in the country, having served customers since 1719. An abundance of history surrounds the hotel. Twenty years after the Norman Conquest in 1066 the then Bishop of Hereford built a castle – Bishop’s Castle. In the early 18th century the castle...
29 Apr 2019
Leading provider of hosted managed and cloud computing services, Nasstar, is pleased to announce its positive preliminary results for the year ended 31 December 2018.  Financial highlights include continued improvements in key KPIs with contracted recurring revenues representing 91% of total revenues demonstrating Nasstar’s strong visibility of earnings. Total revenues increased by 7% for the...
16 Apr 2019
A massive £23.5million funding pot has been made available for companies across the region to help them turn their growth plans into reality. The new Business Growth Programme 2 (BGP2) has been launched across Shropshire offering grants of between £2,500 and £1million to B2B companies to drive growth. New start-ups and existing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Shropshire and Telford...
16 Apr 2019
A local businessman has fought his way to victory after literally beating off stiff competition as well as winning best fundraiser at a charity boxing match last month. Alan S. Adams, business coach and owner of Horizons Consultants, won over the judges with his three-round performance at the Ultra White Collar Boxing match in Shrewsbury on 30th March. The event takes place throughout the year...
14 Mar 2019
A HR company is set to raise money for the cancer ward treating one of their own staff. Jenna Tarry, Senior HR Consultant at Triangle HR, was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma just before Christmas and is now halfway through six-months of chemotherapy. As well as supporting Jenna through her illness, her colleagues at Triangle HR have decided to raise money for the O’Connor Haematology Unit at...
11 Mar 2019
The region’s leading businesswomen have been urged to join the drive to build a vibrant economy for the Marches for years to come. Marches Local Enterprise Partnership director Gill Hamer called on women to step forward and help shape the economic future of the area by applying for two vacancies on the LEP board. Her call came at a special event to celebrate International Women’s Day hosted by...
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