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Opinion: Time for a Lancashire Assembly

Downtown in Business chief executive Frank McKenna is calling for the establishment of an assembly for the county which would bring together local authorities, business organisations, trade unions, further and higher education, and the voluntary, cultural and community sector. McKenna says…

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More options than ever for growing businesses

By Philip Hargreaves, Head of Access to Finance There has been an explosion in commercial finance providers since 2010. A simple search of the internet will herald a multitude of funding options, particularly those which are noted as “alternative finance…

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Debate: Sustainability and CSR

Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility are moving up the boardroom agenda. But are Lancashire companies doing enough to meet the challenges of doing business the right way? We brought our panel of experts to the Hapton offices of creative agency…

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Lancashire’s strengths bring certainty in uncertain times

In reality, the property market topped out two to three years ago in London and, whilst the recovery continued elsewhere, the regional property market was generally still pretty tough in the lead up to the EU referendum on June 23.…

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Brand purpose (and why you shouldn’t worry about it)

Most successful creative campaigns go beyond facts and engage people  with emotion. The Brexit vote in the UK was a classic case study of this in action. The idea of “taking back control” was much more powerful than boring financial…

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Opinion: Why common sense creativity beats the digital hype

Most of the stuff you read about digital marketing is at best misguided, and at worst misleading. You’re sold a myth that you need clicks, likes and shares to succeed. And you’re surrounded by meaningless buzzwords like “content marketing.” By…

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Miniskirts and Pensions

  By Neil Welsh, financial adviser, PM+M Wealth Management Whilst the rising hemline of Mary Quant’s early 1960s fashion creation is still in evidence today, the retirement planning solutions which were in vogue at the time look very different.

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‘Not all doom and gloom’ for construction after Brexit vote

Despite fears from some in the construction sector, Earle Brady, head of Construction & Engineering at North West law firm Napthens, believes there are still plenty of positives signs for developers.

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Burnley has more potential than ‘Poorhouses’

The last Burnley workhouse (otherwise known as poorhouses) was either converted into the hospital we use today or demolished in 2008 so the suggestion that Burnley is itself part of a ‘Poorhouse’ in the Independent came as quite the surprise. By Stephen…

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