Shropshire Innovation Network

Shropshire Innovation Network The first meeting of the Shropshire Innovation Network will be held at University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Shrewsbury SY3 8HQ 6.00 – 8.00 pm Guest speaker, Chris McDonald, Chairman of the FSB Innovation Enterprise & Trade Policy Committee and Chief Executive Officer of the Materials Processing Institute will be speaking about R&D Tax […]

Owen Paterson joins FSB networking Tern Hill

North Shropshire MP, Owen Paterson, discusses economic issues with local businesses at the FSB networking meeting at Tern Hill Hall Hotel Local business owners attending the monthly FSB networking meeting at Tern Hill Hall Hotel had an opportunity to talk to their local MP, Owen Paterson and voice concerns over local issues. Most businesses were […]

FSB Vice Chair is Young Enterprise Best Business Adviser

FSB Vice Chair, Rachael Tyrrell, won the Young Enterprise Best Business Adviser Award at the recent Shropshire Awards Evening. The FSB supports Shropshire’s young entrepreneurs in several ways.  Richard Nuttall has just been appointed as the FSB Connect adviser for young people – he is based at SYST in Telford.  For many years the FSB […]

FSB, Business, the Budget, and Owen Paterson, MP for North Shropshire

Business, the Budget, Brussels and Breakfast with Owen Paterson, MP for North Shropshire The Federation of Small Businesses is the largest business support organisation in the UK with over 160,000 members.  Formed in 1974, it is the UK’s leading business organisation representing small and medium-sized businesses. As SME’s contribute some £1,500 billion to the UK […]

Midcounties Co-operative

Midcounties Co-operative Community Owned, Community Led, Community Rewarding What comes to mind when you think of a co-op? At a recent meeting, the answers I got were: Co-op Bank, Rochdale Pioneers, food, funerals and – sometimes – fundraising for charities. The media always tend to focus on the negative – bad news makes the headlines […]

FSB Experts in Business

FSB Experts in Business The Federation of Small Businesses provides free networking opportunities for businesses in Shropshire. This is just one of the benefits of FSB membership.   Many small business owners find that they actually save money by joining the FSB. If you take credit card payments, FSB offer discounted card payment processing and […]

Nova Chocolates

Nova Chocolates Jacqueline Smith has always loved chocolate. As a child it was all she wanted to eat – her parents were told she would grow out of it – but she hasn’t – and she loves everything about chocolate. One day she saw a brochure about luxury chocolates and was so enthralled her husband […]

Your Personal Travel Agent

Your Personal Travel Agent Lively Business Club member, Amanda Pritchard, offers a personal travel service for private and business travel, organising holidays and itineraries all over the world. Amanda has 28 years experience in travel, starting work as a YTS at a travel agency in Whitchurch and working her way up to branch manager. Then […]