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11th May 2016

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

Now is the time to capture photos of your property looking at its very best and whilst the sun is shining over Shropshire. So if you are taking your own photos we have a free guide on how to present your property to potential visitors in the most effective way. We also have several professional photographers we use and recommend who also offer members a discounted rate on their services.

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11th May 2016

Are You Ready for the Pension Enrolment?

We thought we would take this opportunity to remind you about the upcoming pension obligations for small businesses. It is reported that many small firm owners could face fines for missing their auto-enrolment staging date. All employers now have to offer a scheme whether they employ only one person or even if that person is a relative!

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11th May 2016

Shropshire Tourism Price Promise

To compete with the On Line Travel Agents (OTAs), recent adverts on TV from Hilton, Premier Inns, Ibis, Accord and other major hotel groups are now all offering their visitors the best rate by booking direct with them rather than via an OTA. Shropshire Tourism’s recently launched Price Promise scheme continues to grow. It’s a great way of saving you money, improving your profitability and building customer loyalty, and best of all its free to join!

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11th May 2016

House of Lords Report calls for Urgent Online Travel Agents Investigation

A House of Lords report is demanding an urgent investigation into anti-competitive practices in the online travel sector. The report by a House of Lords Select Committee says the sector lacks accountability and transparency and should be scrutinised by competition authorities. Its recommendations were welcomed by the British Hospitality Association which helped provide evidence and opinion on the issues being investigated.

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11th May 2016

Is it time for your Free Website Review?

One of the services that the IT team at Shropshire Tourism offer is a free website review service. With Google moving the goalposts on how they select and present search results and the changing way visitors are searching and looking at websites it is now as important as ever to stay on top of your game with your own website.

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11th May 2016

Welcome aboard, and Welcome back!

A big welcome to our newest team member Tori Beddows who has just started as our Business Support and Marketing Assistant. After moving to London to complete an Apprenticeship with a Digital Marketing Agency; Tori graduated with an Advanced Level Diploma in Social Media and Digital Marketing at the Google Headquarters. Since then she has gained experience in social media management, content and press release writing and business support. Returning to Shropshire, Tori joins us after a stint with IP&E and working for a local supply company.

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