A local business group has played a major role in influencing government coronavirus pandemic business policy. Board members of the Staffordshire Moorlands Chamber of Commerce discussed trade credit insurance (TCI) at their meeting in April. Chamber chief executive, Sara Williams then raised the issue with the British Chambers of Commerce, using words from the meeting

From TV repairs, through computers to schools to mortgage adviser, Craig Adams has never been afraid to learn and change. Now Craig, of Newchapel, has been rewarded for his efforts with an appointment as Director at leading Staffordshire financial company Signature Financial Services. Craig, a father of two, quit a safe job as a hardware

Leading law firm Freeths LLP Stoke, has signed up to be a Patron of Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, whose purpose is to increase the prosperity of the people and businesses of Staffordshire by helping businesses to be ethical and effective. Freeths LLP are a top 50, full service commercial law firm with 13 offices spread across

Tax experts at Mitten Clarke say companies are missing out on Research and Development tax credits, despite them generating over £1m of savings and cash payments for clients in just one year   Staffordshire businesses are missing out on thousands of pounds of unclaimed Research and Development tax credits according to experts at Mitten Clarke. Clients

Tech pioneers Enlighten AR have produced new material to support people worried about Covid-19 and to help with home schooling during the lockdown. The Tamworth based Augmented Reality specialists have developed learning material which children on parents can download to supplement their school work. With a background in educational material, Enlighten’s Managing Director Suzanne Edwards

Supporting businesses in Staffordshire in the COVID-19 crisis The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is causing severe financial distress to businesses throughout the UK, and with entire industries ordered to close to limit the spread of the virus, the government has introduced a range of supportive measures to help underpin our dwindling economy. The Coronavirus Job Retention

Since the start of the Government restrictions, there has hardly been a day when the issue of domestic abuse has not been in the news or mentioned in the daily Downing Street COVID-19 briefing. Measures to control Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdown have seen people’s daily lives drastically altered. The order to stay at home

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdown has had an unprecedented impact on people from all walks of life. Our work and social lives have drastically changed in a bid to control the spread of the coronavirus, and a new study from Keele’s School of Primary, Community and Social Care will investigate how the COVID-19

One of the UK’s leading training providers has developed a new way of making sure apprentices are able to continue their learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. In-Comm Training, which operates three technical academies in Aldridge, Bridgnorth and Shrewsbury, will be delivering all courses via a virtual platform, ensuring its 750 learners still have access to