Marches Growth Hub – information on finance and funding, networking and events, advice and support, employment and skills across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Herefordshire.
Telford & Wrekin Business Support – links for access to finance, events, starting and running a business, skills, land and property. List of general and specialist networking groups and information for inward investors.
Shropshire Council Business Support – information and advice for new and existing businesses and companies considering relocating to Shropshire.
WiRE (Women in Rural Enterprise) – a national business support network; promoting, supporting and developing its membership of rural (and urban) businesswomen with practical business support, networking and events.
The Optimising Business Broadband – (OBB) project was been created to support SMEs across Shropshire and Staffordshire and to discover how fibre broadband technology can vastly improve their businesses.Contains useful downloads and links.
Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) – Government department for economic growth, skills and education to promote trade, boost innovation and help people to start and grow a business.
Telford Business Partnership – a growing network of business and professional service companies with quarterly meetings and occasional social events, also has a Young Professionals group.
Shropshire Chamber of Commerce – championing over 800 Shropshire businesses at a local, regional and national level. Offering lobbying, membership benefits, networking, events, training and international trade support.
Shropshire Business Partnership – an independent network for professional and business services companies in Shropshire, run by its members for its members.
Federation of Small Business – Shropshire, Herefordshire & Worcestershire – part of the UK’s largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self-employed and small business owners. Monthly networking meetings in different locations.
WiRE (Women in Rural Enterprise) – monthly networking meetings and Facebook groups run by WiRE members in:-