Shropshire Business

Royal date for enterprising Shropshire pair

Katie Smith shakes hands with the Queen, as proud mother Joan Woulfe looks on, during the reception at Buckingham Palace

The owners of a Shropshire business which has landed one of the top accolades in British industry had a face-to-face encounter with the Queen to celebrate their triumph.

Bank boss returns to Shropshire for top role

Alan Jarman has taken over as chief operating officer for Principality Building Society

He’s travelled the world as the boss of HSBC in different countries, but now a Shropshire-based businessman has returned home to take one of the top roles at Wales’s biggest building society.

Aga Rangemaster profits up by 60%

Range cooker maker Aga Rangemaster reported better-than-expected operating profits of £2.4million, a 60 per cent increase for the first six months of this year, buoyed by growing sales of new products.