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Manufacturer creates nearly 40 jobs after post-Brexit vote sales boost…

December 7, 2016 – 6:45 am | Comments Off on Manufacturer creates nearly 40 jobs after post-Brexit vote sales boost…
(l-r) Joshua Gray, Sarah Brookes, Andy Whittaker (Engineering & Quality Director) & Cherise Robinson

A leading Staffordshire fabrication specialist has cast aside uncertainty following the Brexit vote to secure more than £1.5m of new orders in just six months.

Businesses advised to review contracts ahead of Government changes…

September 21, 2016 – 7:02 am | Comments Off on Businesses advised to review contracts ahead of Government changes…

Staffordshire solicitors Bowcock & Pursaill are advising business owners to review their employment contracts ahead of Government changes which specify where and how employees can work when they leave a business.
The consultation has been sparked …

Knights revenue projected to double to £40 million by 2017…

September 5, 2016 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Knights revenue projected to double to £40 million by 2017…

KNIGHTS professional services has more than doubled its revenue in the last five years to become a £21 million turnover firm and is now projected to almost double this figure to £40 million by 2017. …

Stafford PR agency commended in Chamber of Commerce Awards…

September 5, 2016 – 6:09 am | Comments Off on Stafford PR agency commended in Chamber of Commerce Awards…

Stafford based electronics PR agency, Stone Junction, has been commended in the Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce Business Awards 2016 in the Small Business of the Year category. The accomplishment recognises the agency’s successful year, which …

Stafford firm saves Birmingham yoga centre…

August 24, 2016 – 6:24 am | Comments Off on Stafford firm saves Birmingham yoga centre…
Sue Tupling, Swami Satyapakash

A Yoga Centre in Birmingham, which provides a wide range of weekly yoga classes in Staffordshire and the West Midlands area, is being saved from closure by a major contribution from a Stafford-based public relations and …

Move sees lettings agent and mortgage advice under one roof…

August 22, 2016 – 6:41 am | Comments Off on Move sees lettings agent and mortgage advice under one roof…

Sibling business partners Nick Evans and Sharon Wheatley, joint owners of AFS Wealth Management and Applied Lets, have relocated to new premises at Centurion House in Newcastle-under-Lyme.
The move to their new West Street office, in …

Small Staffordshire agency ranks in Top 50 PR Agencies in North of England…

July 6, 2016 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on Small Staffordshire agency ranks in Top 50 PR Agencies in North of England…
Small Staffordshire agency ranks in Top 50 PR Agencies in North of England…

Staff at marketing communications agency Plinkfizz based in Staffordshire are celebrating after being ranked in the Top 50 PR Agencies in the North of England.
Plinkfizz is an independent marketing communications consultancy offering a range of …

Staffordshire Quarterly Economic Survey: economic growth softened further in Q1 2016…

April 29, 2016 – 7:10 am | Comments Off on Staffordshire Quarterly Economic Survey: economic growth softened further in Q1 2016…
Staffordshire Quarterly Economic Survey: economic growth softened further in Q1 2016…

Growth in Staffordshire’s economy continues to soften, according to the latest local economic survey by Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce. This corresponds with the national picture, with many key survey indicators either static or decreasing.
The findings …

Expansion leads to relocation for James & Ward…

April 18, 2016 – 6:50 am | Comments Off on Expansion leads to relocation for James & Ward…
Expansion leads to relocation for James & Ward…

Staffordshire architectural consultancy James & Ward Ltd has relocated to new offices at Sugnall Business Centre as part of its ongoing expansion.
The company has moved from its previous base at Dunston to a new, larger …

Growth Hub advisors signpost businesses in the right direction…

April 6, 2016 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Growth Hub advisors signpost businesses in the right direction…
Growth Hub advisors signpost businesses in the right direction…

Over 50 business advisors from a wide variety of organisations were brought together by the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Growth Hub at the Growth Hub Advisor event, to learn how they can work together to help …

Ambassadors lead the way into the workplace…

April 1, 2016 – 6:50 am | Comments Off on Ambassadors lead the way into the workplace…
Ambassadors lead the way into the workplace…

Two Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce apprentices have been chosen to inspire young people within Staffordshire.
The National Apprenticeship Service has set up the Young Apprentice Ambassadors Network (YAAN,) a group of current and former apprentices who …

Local building society chief welcomes key Budget measures…

March 30, 2016 – 7:20 am | Comments Off on Local building society chief welcomes key Budget measures…
Susan Whiting, CEO of Market Square-based Stafford Railway Building Society

A Staffordshire business head says there is much to be welcomed in the Chancellor’s new budget – especially for would-be home owners and savers!
Susan Whiting, CEO of Market Square-based Stafford Railway Building Society, says the …

Heather celebrates solicitor status after a decade of legal learning…

March 30, 2016 – 7:10 am | Comments Off on Heather celebrates solicitor status after a decade of legal learning…
Newly qualified solicitor Heather Reynolds of Staffordshire law firm Bowcock & Pursaill.

Heather Reynolds of Staffordshire law firm Bowcock & Pursaill is celebrating after achieving her qualification as a solicitor.
Heather, a former pupil of Biddulph High School, started as an office junior at the firm in 2006, …

Staffordshire Chambers offer a great start for young people…

March 30, 2016 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Staffordshire Chambers offer a great start for young people…
Staffordshire Chambers offer a great start for young people…

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce has introduced a new membership scheme for Staffordshire schools, aiming to encourage young people to become more enthusiastic and passionate about their future careers.
Staffordshire Chambers have developed this membership package which …

Laugh your pants off at intu Potteries this Easter with SpongeBob SquarePants…

March 25, 2016 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on Laugh your pants off at intu Potteries this Easter with SpongeBob SquarePants…
intu HO SpongeBob Facebook Post

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? This Easter, egg-cited children will have the opportunity to meet SpongeBob SquarePants, the ocean’s funniest sponge, and dive into the underwater world of Bikini Bottom for fun …

Stoke and Staffordshire Growth Hub shows businesses how to finance their growth…

March 21, 2016 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on Stoke and Staffordshire Growth Hub shows businesses how to finance their growth…
Stoke and Staffordshire Growth Hub shows businesses how to finance their growth…

Thirty-six Staffordshire businesses attended the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Growth Hub workshop – How to finance your growth on Monday 7 March.
The event took place at Michelin PLC, on Campbell Road, Stoke-on-Trent, where a total of …

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce react to the budget 2016…

March 18, 2016 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce react to the budget 2016…
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce react to the budget 2016…

Jane Gratton, Head of Policy at Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce said: “Small firms will find lots to cheer about in this Budget.
“Changes to business rates and lower corporation tax is welcome news and will help …

Export growth slows in the face of global headwinds…

March 11, 2016 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on Export growth slows in the face of global headwinds…
Export growth slows in the face of global headwinds…

UK export growth continued to slow at the end of 2015, with manufacturers in particular struggling, a report from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and DHL has shown.
Export sales and orders across both manufacturing …

‘Let’s Do Business’ at Staffordshire’s largest business exhibition…

March 9, 2016 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on ‘Let’s Do Business’ at Staffordshire’s largest business exhibition…
LDB Group Photo

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce are inviting businesses to join them at Uttoxeter Racecourse on Thursday 23 June for an exclusive networking event expected to attract hundreds of delegates.
The county-wide Let’s Do Business exhibition will see …

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