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  • Monitoring project risks

    Surveyors have traditionally been employed by banks and financial institutions to monitor building projects...

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    Funded summer workshops for young Lancashire businesses unveiled

    Boost Business Lancashire has unveiled a series of free summer workshop sessions for businesses trading for...

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    Petty’s fundraising efforts are alive and cake-ing!

    Cake stall at Pendle Pubwalk raisesover £1200

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    BFCitC scores Grow the Game funding

    Burnley FC in the Community is on the hunt for the next generation of female players after receiving a £3,00...

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    North West business numbers increase

    The number of active businesses in the North West has risen again during the first half of 2019, new figures...

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    Profits rise at Napthens

    Lancashire-based law firm Napthens has reported a 25 per cent rise in profits as its fee income grew four pe...

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  • Forum of Private Business teams up with Mente

    Preston-based Mente has been appointed as the mental health partner of the Forum of Private Business.

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    Three new recruits at growing WHN

    Law firm Woodcocks Haworth & Nuttall Solicitors, which has seven offices in the North West, has made thr...

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    Lancaster law firm appoints Allan Sumner as partner

    Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand has appointed commercial property specialist Allan Sumner as partner. 

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    Bellway sponsors Horwich Carnival

    Leading residential developer Bellway has been confirmed as one of the sponsors of this year’s Horwich Carni...

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    Car dealer’s donations near £45,000

    Circus Starr, a unique social enterprise, is celebrating a further donation of £4,640 from family-owned Swan...

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    Napthens reports growth and increase in profits

    Regional law firm Napthens is reporting strong growth with record income and profits as it reveals its lates...

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  • Success in the pipeline for start-up plumbing firm

    A start-up plumbing and heating supplier is on course to create 10 jobs and grow turnover to £2.1m in the ne...

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Latest News

  • New comms network would link Blackpool with New York in 0.06s

    New proposals for a submarine fibre optic cable system could see Blackpool linked with New York in just 0.06...

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    Private Label Nutrition expands with £400,000 investment

    Private Label Nutrition has tripled its floorspace and created six jobs with a £400,000 move to a new manufa...

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    A forward-thinking curriculum

    “Children are excited about learning and teachers are enthusiastic about teaching”

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  • Funded summer workshops for young Lancashire businesses unveiled

    Boost Business Lancashire has unveiled a series of free summer workshop sessions for businesses trading for...

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    Petty’s fundraising efforts are alive and cake-ing!

    Cake stall at Pendle Pubwalk raisesover £1200

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    BFCitC scores Grow the Game funding

    Burnley FC in the Community is on the hunt for the next generation of female players after receiving a £3,00...

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  • North West business numbers increase

    The number of active businesses in the North West has risen again during the first half of 2019, new figures...

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    Profits rise at Napthens

    Lancashire-based law firm Napthens has reported a 25 per cent rise in profits as its fee income grew four pe...

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    Forum of Private Business teams up with Mente

    Preston-based Mente has been appointed as the mental health partner of the Forum of Private Business.

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Business Advice

  • Monitoring project risks

    Surveyors have traditionally been employed by banks and financial institutions to monitor building projects...

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    Debbie King Farleys deferred consideration

    Family business succession planning is vital

    If you want your family business to survive you, it’s important to put a clear succession plan in place as e...

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    Google's June 2019 core update

    Has your website suffered a loss of rankings following the latest update to Google's algorithm?

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    Are you making the most of your time in meetings?

    Everyone wants the time they spend in meetings to deliver positive outcomes.

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    AG look into the North West Housing crystal ball

    Over recent years the usual North/South housing trend has been reversed with northern cities such as Manches...

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    A helping hand for growing businesses

    Knowing the next steps to take can often be the most difficult part of achieving growth.

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  • The Branding Series: Brand identity vs brand image

    Single Malt's Marketing Executive, Kate, discusses the important difference between brand identity and brand...

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    Boost your business with brilliant funded support

    Over the last six years Boost – Lancashire’s business growth hub, has helped more than 5,000 businesses acro...

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    A proactive approach to insurance

    It’s not unusual for a business to learn that they’re not as well covered by their insurance as they believe...

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Latest Appointments

  • Francesca Chapman to help deliver +24's apprenticeships

    +24 Marketing has appointed Francesca Chapman as education co-ordinator to oversee the company’s Project Dig...

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    Debbi Lander joins bid to secure City of Culture 2025

    Debbi Lander has been appointed to help Lancashire secure UK City of Culture 2025 status.

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    Three new recruits at growing WHN

    Law firm Woodcocks Haworth & Nuttall Solicitors, which has seven offices in the North West, has made thr...

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  • Lancaster law firm appoints Allan Sumner as partner

    Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand has appointed commercial property specialist Allan Sumner as partner. 

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    Erik Pollitt joins Sales Geek

    Burnley-based Sales Geek has appointed Erik Pollitt as learning and development geek.

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    Forbes promotes Jennifer Hankinson to partner

    Forbes Solicitors has promoted Jennifer Hankinson to a partner in its housing and regeneration (property) de...

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  • Insolvency expert Kathryn Maclennan joins KBL

    Kathryn Maclennan, a specialist in all contentious and non-contentious insolvency related matters, has joine...

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    Helen Whiting joins Acumen

    Acumen Financial Partnership has appointed Helen Whiting as senior adviser.

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    Gary to lead law firm’s IT strategy

    Gary Alman has joined regional law firm Napthens as director of IT.

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Business Awards

  • Special award for Keith

    Loyalty and hard work have earned one of Redrow’s most respected directors a special achievement award.

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    Bowker employee wins national disability award

    Andrew Holden, an executive at Bowker BMW and MINI in Blackburn, has been honoured as the best Motability sp...

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    Moor Hall named UK's best restaurant

    Moor Hall in Aughton has been named the best restaurant in the country by a panel of expert chefs, restaurat...

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  • Family business celebrates long service

    Swansway Motor Group, owned and founded in 2003 by Northern born and bred, Smyth family, had a celebratory l...

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    Positive Footprints honoured for inspiring training programme

    Burnley-based Positive Footprints has won a national award in recognition of the inspiring way its raises as...

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    Create Group's safety lead wins distinguished service award

    Create Group's Safety Lead wins RoSPA ‘Distinguished Service Award’ in recognition of her sustained contribu...

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  • Alpha Digital Networks shortlisted for Hive Awards 2019

    Alpha Digital Networks are proud to have been shortlisted for the ‘Small Business of the Year’ category at t...

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    Fat Media ecommerce site wins international award

    An ecommerce website built by Fat Media for chocolatier Monty Bojangles has won an international award.

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    It's the Final Countdown - 2019 Enterprise Vision Awards are closing soon!

    The deadline for the 2019 Enterprise Vision Awards looms!

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LBV Hub

  • A forward-thinking curriculum

    “Children are excited about learning and teachers are enthusiastic about teaching”

    Read More Read this article

    Monitoring project risks

    Surveyors have traditionally been employed by banks and financial institutions to monitor building projects...

    Read More Read this article

    Funded summer workshops for young Lancashire businesses unveiled

    Boost Business Lancashire has unveiled a series of free summer workshop sessions for businesses trading for...

    Read More Read this article
  • Petty’s fundraising efforts are alive and cake-ing!

    Cake stall at Pendle Pubwalk raisesover £1200

    Read More Read this article

    BFCitC scores Grow the Game funding

    Burnley FC in the Community is on the hunt for the next generation of female players after receiving a £3,00...

    Read More Read this article

    Bellway sponsors Horwich Carnival

    Leading residential developer Bellway has been confirmed as one of the sponsors of this year’s Horwich Carni...

    Read More Read this article
  • Car dealer’s donations near £45,000

    Circus Starr, a unique social enterprise, is celebrating a further donation of £4,640 from family-owned Swan...

    Read More Read this article

    Napthens reports growth and increase in profits

    Regional law firm Napthens is reporting strong growth with record income and profits as it reveals its lates...

    Read More Read this article

    Success in the pipeline for start-up plumbing firm

    A start-up plumbing and heating supplier is on course to create 10 jobs and grow turnover to £2.1m in the ne...

    Read More Read this article

Property News

  • Monitoring project risks

    Surveyors have traditionally been employed by banks and financial institutions to monitor building projects...

    Read More Read this article

    Petty’s fundraising efforts are alive and cake-ing!

    Cake stall at Pendle Pubwalk raisesover £1200

    Read More Read this article

    Bellway sponsors Horwich Carnival

    Leading residential developer Bellway has been confirmed as one of the sponsors of this year’s Horwich Carni...

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  • Prospects for Burnley continue to look positive

    Over the last five years or so the industrial market has out performed many areas in the region.

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    Kingswood launches new phase at Green Hills

    A new phase of homes at the Blackburn development designed by Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway has been release...

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    AG look into the North West Housing crystal ball

    Over recent years the usual North/South housing trend has been reversed with northern cities such as Manches...

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  • Top award for college project

    A prestigious heritage education building designed by a Preston architecture, planning and surveying practic...

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    Special award for Keith

    Loyalty and hard work have earned one of Redrow’s most respected directors a special achievement award.

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    Eric Wright wins £5m Blackpool school contracts

    Eric Wright Construction’s Special Projects division has been commissioned by Blackpool Council and the Loca...

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LBV Debates

  • Celebrating success

    With success stories from this year’s Red Rose Awards still fresh in everyone’s minds, we gathered a panel o...

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    Family business debate: Relatively speaking

    Family businesses are the backbone of Lancashire’s economy. We brought our panel of experts to the table to...

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    Talking NHS innovation

    Doing business with the NHS can be challenging but a special gathering of experts in Lancashire looked to ea...

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  • Debate: Smarter manufacturing

    Manufacturing is the lifeblood of Lancashire’s economy – but we need to get smarter at it.

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    Debate: Substance abuse in the workplace

    It can be an uncomfortable issue to tackle, but the problem of substance abuse in the workplace can be disas...

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    Debate: Moving up the gears

    Moving up the gears: How do you make the successful transition from a start-up business to one that’s going...

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  • Hot 100 debate: Challenge and opportunity

    We gathered a panel of Hot 100 business leaders at marketing agency every1 in Preston to discuss future grow...

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    Debate: Engage and empower

    With NWEEG, the North West’s premier engagement group, we brought our experts together to discuss how to cre...

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