Business

Lovely Jubilee: Many SMEs to welcome a Royal boost as revenues predicted to rise

Nearly half (45 per cent) of SMEs in the hospitality and leisure sector that are open across the Jubilee Bank Holiday expect the occasion to increase their sales for this quarter Jubilee weekend expected to offer a welcome boost to independent pubs, bars and restaurants to the tune of £76 million However, 74 per cent […]

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Booming family firm among graduates on esteemed leadership programme

DELEGATES on an esteemed leadership programme met for the first time in person at a glittering graduation ceremony. The successful 20Twenty Business Growth Programme cohorts were joined at the event – held at Rossett Hall, Wrexham – by Head of Bangor Business School, Professor Bruce Vanstone, and joint sponsor Hannah Munro, Managing Director of ITAS […]

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‘Dog-friendly’ town centre a hit with shoppers and their pets

A BOOMING town centre continues to lead the way with shoppers in North Wales. And Mold has also become a favourite with pet owners after more than 20 businesses signed-up to allow dogs onto their premises. ‘Dog-Friendly Mold’ encourages anyone visiting the town with their four-legged friends to “leave only footprints” and ensure waste is […]

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5 Surprising Ways to Grow Your Business in 2022

Written by Melitta Campbell, Business Coach and Author   1. Do Less When it comes to achieving more, our first instinct can be to do more. But this only leaves you with less time and focus to get things done to the standard to which your clients expect, leaving you with less energy and more stress. […]

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Snip and tuck as students complete stunning centrepiece for Welsh barber

IT was snip and tuck but talented students managed to complete a stunning countertop in time for the opening of a popular Wrexham barbershop. Learners from Coleg Cambria’s Bersham Road site constructed the wooden piece for Matt and Kat Whitfield, owners of Holdfast Barbers in Ty Pawb, Market Street. Owen Haycocks, Zoe Booth, Liam Jones, […]

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Denbighshire independent traders offer friendly service

A village florist says shopping locally offers a friendly experience which can’t be matched by browsing online. Jacqui Bell set up Rhuddlan’s The Little Flowermonger in October 2019 and focuses on providing great customer experience as well as being sustainable, stocking mainly British flowers and using biodegradable packaging. The Little Flowermonger also sells bespoke hand-made […]

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Rise in social businesses as more people look to give back to communities in pandemic

WREXHAM has experienced a surge in social enterprise start-ups during the Coronavirus pandemic. More and more people have re-evaluated their futures and taken the decision to launch a business with social objectives and values, particularly those who were furloughed or at-risk of losing their jobs due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A report by Social Business […]

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Popular conference to go online and welcome top names from TV, business and industry

ONE of the highlights of the North Wales business calendar is to be held virtually this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Organisers of the popular North Wales Means Business Conference unveiled a series of star speakers and interactive sessions for the event on Thursday December 10. Showcasing the ION Leadership, 20Twenty Business Growth and […]

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