What's happening?

We are based in the lovely county of Shropshire and although we work with clients in a wide range of surrounding counties, and virtually with businesses across the UK, we love where we live and love to shout about it.

Shouting about things is really our bag so this is the page where we tell you what our clients have been up to, what's happening in Shropshire, what's happening with J&PR - and of course our advice and tips!

by Rebecca Dutton
I’ve always been a closet Abba fan and I think if I’d be a teenager in the 1970s, I would have been completely obsessed with them. As it was, I was a late 1990s teenager so an eclectic mix of Alanis Morissette, Eternal and Boyzone ruled the day. I would love to have seen Abba on tour but the group […]
by Dani Wozencroft
A top manager of a thriving Shropshire firm has returned to the school he spent three years studying at to share his business secrets with current students. Paul Allman, Group Board Director for Hawk Group, returned to Thomas Adams School in Wem to lead a presentation and workshop about the construction industry and opportunities to work in it. The company, […]
by Simon Alton
A restaurant in Telford has drafted in a new management team and overhauled its menu as it looks to make a “fresh start” in 2016. Mimosa, in Southwater at Telford Shopping Centre, was the first restaurant to open its doors when the complex was built in the summer of 2014. Following a successful first year, bosses said they were keen […]
by Simon Alton
Shropshire’s largest taxi company has a base in Wellington for the first time in its history after taking over the phone lines of a rival firm. Go Carz has reached a deal with Telford Taxis to take ownership of its office at Wellington railway station – meaning Go Carz now has 340 cars working in the Telford area. Cindy Wilday, […]
by Rhea Alton
More and more patients are having their prescriptions delivered to home, according to a Shropshire pharmacy which has seen its delivery figures reach a record high. Lunts Pharmacies, which has two pharmacies in Shrewsbury, has been providing a prescription delivery service to residents living within the town for more than 20 years. But, in recent months the family – operated […]
by Rhea Alton
Children as young as three are getting to grips with their ABCs thanks to the help of a family-run tutoring business. Adele Conlon, owner of Telford-based Shropshire Tutor, began working with nursery children three years ago delivering her Little Learner programmes in English and Maths. But the sessions have become so successful and popular that she now runs the sessions […]
by Rhea Alton
A Shropshire-based national buying consortium has had a record-breaking year as turnover for suppliers grew to in excess of £25 million. Caradoc Medical Services now represents more than 2,000 GP surgeries nationwide and more than 50 per cent of the social enterprise Out of Hours organisations in the country. Now with more than 25,000 companies as members across the whole […]
by Simon Alton
The commercial dispute resolution team at a Shropshire law firm has been bolstered by the arrival of a new solicitor. Jemma Jones has joined Lanyon Bowdler Solicitors in Shrewsbury as a specialist in dispute resolution. She will deal with a wide range of disputes affecting both business clients and private individuals, including those relating to contracts, property and negligence, as […]
by Dani Wozencroft
One of Shropshire’s most successful and oldest family butchers is celebrating its 40th anniversary in business this year. Gordon Badley and his son Keith opened G. N. Badley & Sons, in Gibbons Road, Trench, in March 1976. The shop has served the needs of customers from across Telford, Shropshire and wider afield, thanks to a successful online store, ever since. […]
by Rhea Alton
Shropshire businesses are urged to take action and protect their websites against increasing cyber attacks. The advice comes after HSBC bank defended a potential attack on Friday (Jan 29) and as software experts suggest attacks, which can bring down entire websites, were getting bigger and more sophisticated. Katy Jones, managing director of Shrewsbury-based IT company Network Support Solutions, said the […]