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Three Parishes Means Business


Three Parishes means Business is a FREE support package for businesses and community enterprises in Weston Rhyn, St Martins and Gobowen. Suitable for businesses at all stages in their development cycle, from the germ of an idea to businesses that have been established for many years, Three Parishes means Business aims to help local businesses access the support that they need to grow and thrive. Download leaflet Training We are offering FREE places on the following training courses for business based within the Three Parishes Big Local area.  To book a free place, please contact Bridget on 01691 656882 or email b.laraway@qube-oca.org.uk. Current Programme
  • Customer Service Excellence, 23rd May, 3pm - 6pm at Qube, Oswald Road, Oswestry, SY11 1RB.
    • Learn how to improve customer experience, strengthen relationships and boost sales.
    • Tutor: Heather Noble (Salt Solutions)
  • Marketing Masterclass, 27th June, 3pm - 6pm at Qube, Oswald Road, Oswestry, SY11 1RB.
    • Explore key marketing strategies and techniques and develop your own marketing plan.
    • Tutor: Hollie Whittles (Fraggleworks)
  • HR basics for small businesses, 17th July, 3pm - 6pm at Qube, Oswald Road, Oswestry, SY11 1RB.
    • Learn how to engage with staff, deal with problems and basics of recruitment, contracts and induction.
    • Tutors: John Skelton & Laura Birch (Shropshire HR)
  Marches Growth Hub ShropshireA wide range of training courses and other business events are organised by Marches Growth Hub, many of which are free of charge to  attend.  Three Parishes Means Business can cover travel expenses for local business people to attend these events.  Please contact us to find out more. Small grants and loans We have created a fund for grants and loans of up to £500 for small businesses that need a cash injection to take that next steps or for new businesses to help get off the ground. Please contact us to find out more. Promoting local businesses and enterprise We would like to encourage local people to support local businesses and community enterprise, keeping more money in our local economy.  We are considering a number of different ways that this could be achieved including a local market, a brochure of local businesses, an online directory of local businesses and a loyalty scheme.  Please let us know if your business would be interested in taking part in one of these initiatives. How can my business get involved? Any developments in Three Parishes means Business will be updated on this website page, on our facebook page, and included in local village magazines.  Please let us know if you would like to be added to our Three Parishes means Business mailing list (post and email).  Please contact Bridget, Big Local Co-ordinator on 01691 656882 or by e-mail: b.laraway@qube-oca.org.uk if you would like to discuss your business needs.