A new Shropshire business show aimed at opening up export opportunities for firms across the county has been hailed a success. The Business Growth and Export Show – staged by the Marches Growth Hub – attracted an audience of around 80 to Shrewsbury to hear expert advice from the Department for International Trade (DiT) and […]
An expanding electrical specialist says moving to new purpose-built offices on Hereford Enterprise Zone has helped future-proof its business. Electrical engineer Melcon says the move – which took just ten months from first inquiry to moving in – has already allowed it to take on a new member of staff with further expansion planned for […]
A training hub aimed at providing opportunities for the unemployed, addressing Shropshire’s housing shortage, and boosting the county’s construction industry, has been given the go-ahead after a £650,000 Government grant was secured by a strong consortium of local businesses.
It’s time for industry and young people to step up to the skills table according to the boss of Shropshire’s most advanced training centre.
More than 30 delegates attended a special summit to help make sure small businesses across Shropshire get the funding they need to grow.
A pioneering manufacturer of high-end, environmentally friendly paints will increase its workforce and realise continued growth thanks to a grant from Herefordshire Council. The grant, worth over £9,000, is part of the Marches Building Investment Grant (MBIG) which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund. It is aimed at funding extensions, renovations and […]
One of the country’s leading entrepreneurs is heading to Shropshire to share the secrets of her success at a high-profile business event. Jo Fairley – co-founder of £75 million-a-year chocolate retailer Green and Black’s – has been signed up to be the headline speaker at the Business Growth and Export Show in Shrewsbury next month. […]
Telford & Wrekin Council has facilitated the sale of a parcel of land to its recycling and waste management contractor which will enable a former landfill site elsewhere in the borough to be fully restored to nature.
Companies across the Marches exported £2.34 billion of goods last year, new figures show.
Projects which will promote economic growth and create jobs across the Marches could benefit from a share of £8 million of European funding.