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In the March/April edition of Lancashire Business View

The Lancashire Business View team is currently compiling the March/April 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 For advertising enquiries, contact

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: Funding

We’ll supply the need-to-know information on what funding is available and how to maximise funding opportunities.

Business clinic: Buying a business

In this feature we will be asking the experts to provide in-depth advice surrounding the deals market. We’ll look at the dos and don’ts surrounding buying a business, and how to avoid the pitfalls to make sure the deal is sealed.

How to: Deal with GDPR

The clock is ticking on this new piece of legislation which has widespread implications for companies in all sectors of business and industry. Our guide will cut through the confusion and give clear help and advice on how to approach this new data legislation and leverage data support compliance.

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

Lancashire Hotspots: Hyndburn and Rossendale

It is the turn of Hyndburn and Rossendale to come under the spotlight in our Hotspots feature. We’ll look at the work being done to raise the profile of this part of the county and secure its place in the Northern Powerhouse project. We want to hear the success stories that are driving the area’s economy forward.

Sector connect: Engineering and Manufacturing

Lancashire’s manufacturing excellence has been described as “formidable”. It generates a large part of the £23.7bn GVA and 340,000-plus jobs that he sector delivers for the wider North West. We’ll look at how Lancashire manufacturers and engineers are working to tackle the productivity gap that is causing such national concern and the challenges looming as Brexit approaches.

The Property Report

We’ll be looking at the latest developments across the sector in Lancashire from residential to commercial, discovering the trends and uncovering the property hotspots.

The Annual Report

We give our health check on the state of the county’s economy. This major report will look at how Lancashire Plc has performed over the past 12 months and will examine the issues – the challenges and the opportunities facing our businesses.

Apprenticeship review

In this review we’ll be looking to see the impact of last year’s apprenticeship reforms. How effective they have been and what effect they have had on our businesses and training providers.

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