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22 Jul 2019
Businesses across Shropshire have been challenged to claim every last penny of a £10million funding pot designed to help drive growth and create jobs.   Marches Growth Hub chairman Paul Hinkins told a special summit the funding would fire up the economy and create one of the best places to live in the country.   His comments came as he officially launched the Marches Growth Hub’s £10million...
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...
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...
Stephen Moules is the latest employee at the expanding firm Unique Copiers
16 Feb 2018
A booming Shropshire business has taken on it’s second new staff member of 2018 - the third in four months. Stephen Moules, of Priorslee, has joined Unique Copiers in St George’s as a sales representative. Stephen follows Richard Atherden who began work as a trainee photocopier engineer on January 2 and Michael Francis who took on the same role late last year. The latest employee said it is great...
25 Jul 2017
More than £1.2m in grant funding was awarded to Marches businesses in 2016/17 to help them grow and create jobs. The figure was revealed by the business support service, the Marches Growth Hub, as it launched a new campaign aimed at helping even more businesses to 'Get Growing'. More than 4,000 people attended hub events in the same year, with 5,574 businesses seeking support from both the...
25 Apr 2016
A Shropshire-based building firm has announced plans for expansion and investment in staff. Galliers Homes of Shrewsbury, one of the leading family-owned house building companies in the county, outlined their proposals at their annual conference. Over 70 members of staff from Galliers and sister company Cameron Homes gathered at the Park House Hotel in Shifnal for the event and heard managing...
16 Mar 2016
Shropshire is “very definitely open for business”, the launch of a new hub developed to support enterprises across the region has heard. The Marches Growth Hub, Shropshire, officially opened its doors in Battlefield, Shrewsbury, last Thursday at a breakfast event attended by more than 60 guests. The hub, developed by Shropshire Council and the Marches Local Enterprise Partnership, offer face to...
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