Two companies today revealed expansion plans in Shropshire – as a new report provided proof the county’s economy is bouncing back from recession.
A steelwork company in Telford is set to push ahead with expansion plans after winning financial support for the scheme.
Improvements in the economy could prove a double-edged sword – with many companies fearing their staff could head for the exit doors.
Plans which could see a chicken farm expand to accommodate more than 100,000 extra birds look likely to be approved next week.
On April 9 the Government announced the full details of who will be eligible for support under the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive, writes Peter Foster, of Strutt & Parker in Shrewsbury.
The controversial badger cull in England has not been called off and will be rolled out across the country, including Shropshire, according to Environment Secretary Owen Paterson.
More than 1,100 people have applied for 120 jobs as student paramedics with West Midlands Ambulance Service.
Fifty new jobs will be created when Asda moves to its new home in the centre of Telford, the supermarket giant said today.
Shropshire's only university is set to create nearly 40 jobs with plans for an innovative centre to improve food research.