Rachel Laver, the new chief executive of The Marches Local Enterprise Partnership, joined us in the studio to chat about taking on the role.
Our Ask The Expert guests included Chris Jones of Reclaim Tax UK, who introduced us to one of the companies he has helped – a real 24-carat success story.
Jennifer Gibson from Lanyon Bowdler offered some pointers on whether it’s right to be holding an office Christmas staff party this year.
And Nick Jones of Throgmorton Associates had some homework for us – to work out the personal wealth plan that will give you what you need in retirement.
Shropshire Council’s Hayley Owen also stopped by for a chat about the recent conference – What’s Next for Shropshire?
Chris was joined by Paul Butters of Midlands Connect to talk about Shropshire’s rail upgrade plan which would see journey times improved and electrification of the railway line.
We headed to Leaton Forest near Shrewsbury as Chris chatted with Richard Dowman about the seasonal side of the business selling Christmas trees, which is an all year-round operation.
Carl found out about Shrewsbury’s Christmas window dressing competition from the team at the Business Chamber
And Hollie Whittles, the Federation of Small Business West Midlands Regional Chair, chatted to us about the past year and hopes for business in 2022.
Plus, we had all the latest Shropshire business news throughout the show – including a special feature about an adventurous band of local businesspeople who scaled the side of the 60ft Aico building to raise funds for charity.
DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: OUR FESTIVE-THEMED SHOW, WITH LOTS OF LIGHT-HEARTED SURPRISES, WILL BE AIRING ON DECEMBER 16
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