Worcestershire Business News

Retail sale gives fresh hope to high street

The sale of an established Worcester retail premises brings fresh hope to the city’s high street after being bought by a mystery property company. Crockery store G R Pratley & Sons in The Shambles, Worcester has traded from the same shop for more than 132 years. Like many independent businesses, the retailer was…

Design & Technology campaign gathering momentum
Design & Technology campaign gathering momentum

The campaign to reinstate Design & Technology as a critical and compulsory part of the National Curriculum continues to gather momentum. Spearheaded by Martyn Hale, chairman of Bromsgrove-based HME Technology, the campaign has now been taken up by even more bluechip names. Sir Albert Bore, Leader of Birmingham…