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, Mark Evans, a specialist in R&D Tax Claims will be speaking about R&D Tax Credits, what they are, who is eligible and how to apply. (see below […]

Autumn at Holly Farm Garden Centre

Autumn at Holly Farm Garden Centre September sees the final few warm summery days and the dawn of Autumn as the leaves turn from summer green to shades of russet and bronze, heralding cooler evenings and misty mornings. Dahlias, asters and Michaelmas daisies decorate the flower beds, adorned with misty dewdrops in the autumn mornings; […]

Holly Farm Garden Centre

Holly Farm – a family run garden centre on the A49 at Prees, Whitchurch I absolutely love strolling around a garden centre, finding the flowers I can name and trying to learn new ones.  My favourites this year are salvias – there are so many different ones – purples, pinks, reds, whites, blues, and yellows […]

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 Networking in Telford

FSB Networking at Meeting Point House in Telford in February There were over 30 businesses represented at the FSB networking in Telford in February ranging from hypnotherapists to insurance agents and offering services including car repairs, mobility advice and equipment, deaf awareness, website design, and environmental advice. For more information visit www.fsb.org.uk