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In the January/February edition of Lancashire Business View

The Lancashire Business View team is currently compiling the January/February magazine and we are looking for contributions across a variety of topics.

Below are details of the in-depth features you can get involved with. You can also send general good news to editor@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk For advertising enquiries, contact stephen@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk

Advertising-supported features

Our supported features are an excellent way to showcase your expertise and promote your brand to our 30,000 readers. For just £500, you’ll receive space for an editorial contribution and advertising space for your branding and key messages.

A guide to: Marketing

Marketing is a broad term encompassing many disciplines, and new forms are constantly emerging while others drop in popularity.

This guide to marketing will help inform our readers about new tips and techniques, as well as traditional knowledge that remains relevant. Covering familiar aspects such as PR, direct mail and advertising in as much detail as newer ideas such as content marketing, social media and SEO and PPC, we want experts from all related industries to share their insight and expertise with our readers.

Business clinic: Employment law and HR

The New Year, and New Year’s Resolutions in particular, traditionally cause a flurry of activity in the jobs market. To help guide the county’s employers through these demanding months, our popular employment law and HR feature returns.

We are looking for experts who specialise in employment law, HR, recruitment, training and personnel development to share advice. We’ll be look at what’s new, what’s always been true and what every business owner needs to know to appoint, motivate and even discipline and part ways with their most valuable asset: their staff.

How to: Wealth management

Lancashire Business View’s audience is made up of business owners, decision-makers and influencers. In other words, high net worth individuals.

Our brand new ‘how to’ guide will advise, educate and inform our readers about financial decisions affecting their personal lives. We are looking for finance and wealth management experts to helps individuals understand investments and planning, how they can efficiently maximise their returns for themselves, for their family, for their retirement and for future generations.

Editorial and commercial opportunities

In addition to our advertising-led advice features, we also welcome sponsorship and advertising among our regular editorial features. Contact stephen@lancashirebusinessview.co.uk to find out how your business can raise its profile through association with one of our major features.

Looking ahead

Each January we ask the county’s business owners, decision-makers and key influences to look to the year ahead – and beyond – to predict changes in politics, legislation, the economy and within their own specific industries.

We’ll be highlighting the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of Lancashire’s key sectors, regions and for the county as a whole as we determine what it all means for the businesses that ply their trade within our borders.

Lancashire Hotspots: Lancaster and Morecambe

In the January/February edition of Lancashire Business View, we head to the north of the county to discuss the hot topics affecting the businesses of Morecambe and Lancashire.

A world-class university in the process of a multi-million-pound overhaul that is investing heavily in local projects is one of many reasons for optimism. However, the likely squeezing of three parliamentary constituencies into one shows that there are still battles to be fought.

Sector connect: Food and drink

The red rose county’s food and drink sector is on the rise. One of the most well-represented industries in our annual review of Lancashire’s best-performing SMEs, the sector brings jobs, investment and pride to the county. We’ll talk to some of the major players, some of the lesser-known names and explore the supply chain to talk about potential areas for growth and any potential barriers that stand in the way,

Lancashire Business Day review

On November 27, the county will mark the first ever Lancashire Business Day, a celebration of the red rose county’s graft, skill, determination and commercial success. A headline event will feature networking, inspirational talks, locally-sourced entertainment and a dinner overseen by Lancashire’s own Michelin-starred chef.

Our January/February edition will include a full review and gallery of photographs. To show your love for Lancashire, get in touch now to book your advertising space alongside this bumper feature.

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