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Taking the fourth way

Recycling Lives founder Steven Jackson has spoken about his passion for the “fourth sector” and his belief that businesses like his that add value to their communities should be better rewarded. And the Lancashire business leader is calling on government…

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Football clubs look for a winning pitch

Lancashire-based Frank Whittle Partnership managing partner David Robinson has spoken of the important role football clubs play in their communities and the financial challenges those outside the Premier League face. Speaking at a Lancashire Business View networking event at Lancaster…

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Rovers legend calls on club owners to quit

Blackburn Rovers’ all-time record scorer Simon Garner has called on the club’s owners to depart following relegation to League One as he spoke of his fears that job losses will follow at Ewood Park. Speaking to Lancashire Business View this…

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Hacking – Jamie reveals the secrets

Ethical hacker Jamie Woodruff was a guest speaker as 50 of Lancashire’s brightest young business people came together in Lancaster for the Lancashire Business View ‘Young ‘Uns’ networking event. Jamie, of Metrix Cloud, shocked the audience as he explained the…

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Debate: Business support and funding

Businesses of all sizes need help and funding to grow. But what’s the best route to take? We gathered our expert panel for a discussion at the Samlesbury Hotel hosted by Boost; Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub and asked them to…

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Debate: Developing Central Lancashire

Preston and Central Lancashire are on the up, driven by major investment and regeneration projects including the City Deal. We brought our panel to Slater + Gordon in the city to gauge their thoughts on how it can build on…

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Cuerden impact will be “considered” in planning process

Preston City Council leader Peter Rankin believes ambitious plans to develop the Cuerden Strategic Site will be a major boost to the local economy. But he has also acknowledged some of the concerns that exist about the potential impact of…

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Burnley is a blueprint

Burnley has been hailed as “a blueprint for other boroughs to follow” by a leading Lancashire business figure. Tony Grimshaw, director of Padiham-based What More, the UK’s leading manufacturer of plastic housewares, was speaking at the latest Lancashire Hotspots event…

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County businesses urged to take a global view

Businesses across Lancashire are being urged to use the UK’s global reputation for quality to forge lucrative new markets overseas. The message comes from Tony Grimshaw, the UK director of Padiham-based What More. The UK’s leading manufacturer of plastic housewares…

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A roaring success in the Lion City

An award-winning Ribble Valley business with customers in more than 50 countries expanded into Asia thanks to a strong relationship with a partner in Singapore. The opportunity arose after Hurst Green Plastics was approached by United Aviation, a Singapore-based stockist…

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