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  • Crowberry Consulting receives LGBT business certified status

    This week Crowberry Consulting Ltd – Enabling Sustainable Futures was granted full certified LGBT business o...

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    Alcedo Care Group reports 94 per cent growth

    Fast-growing Lancashire-based Alcedo Care Group is reporting another year of huge growth.

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    Anniversary ball raises £30,000 for Blackburn Youth Zone

    An anniversary ball hosted to mark 10 years of Blackburn Youth Zone has raised £30,000 towards its running c...

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    Walker Fire continues growth through acquisition

    Walker Fire has continued its expansion with the acquisition of Detector Alarms and Southern Fire Protection...

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    Empine registers 50 per cent annual growth

    Darwen-based print specialist Empine has recorded a 50 per cent increase in sales, cementing five consecutiv...

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    Door4 set to decode the digital world

    Events organised by Lancashire-based performance marketing agency Door4 will help e-commerce marketers maxim...

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  • Nelson and Colne College Group is Outstanding

    Nelson and Colne College Group achieves 'outstanding' ratings across all three colleges in a new Ofsted insp...

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    Lea Hough secures major funding for schools across Lancashire

    Lea Hough has helped schools across Lancashire and the wider North West to secure millions of pounds of fund...

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    Pharmacy training with vision and purpose

    Providing pharmacy technician and support worker apprenticeship training, par excellence

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    New digital tool to support GPs launched

    Since the launch of Redmoor Health’s new innovative Digital Journey Planner (DJP) in March hundreds of GP pr...

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    Chief executive Sarah Kemp departs LEP for university role

    Sarah Kemp, chief executive of the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership, has been appointed as pro-vice chancel...

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    'Eyesore' site to be cleared for Blackpool sports village

    Land which had gone unused since the housing developer that owned it went into administration is to be clear...

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  • Son takes over from father at Panaz

    Entrepreneur Tony Attard has announced that his son, Rollie Attard, is to replace him as chief executive of...

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Coronavirus news and advice

  • 'Look out for each other' says resilience forum on new Covid rules

    The Lancashire Resilience Forum, which has played an integral part in the county's efforts to combat Covid-1...

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    Employment law in a pandemic workplace

    Covid-19 has been the ultimate workplace disruptor.

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    Birchall drivers proudly display vaccination badges

    Birchall drivers wear vaccination badges to reassure customers

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  • Insolvency doesn't have to be the end

    There’s no doubt that we are entering a difficult period for many businesses with the government’s coronavir...

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    Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme compliance reviews

    As we enter the final month of the CJRS scheme, we review the success of the scheme and the support given to...

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    Helping long-standing clients through the lockdown with Covid response cleaning

    It was vital that Precision Polymer Engineering Ltd could stay operational through lockdown to supply essent...

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  • Swansway Group's COVID-19 update

    Swansway Group's response to reducing COVID-19 restrictions

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    LEP counts cost of Covid to county business

    The LEP has published a new report calculating the affect on businesses of a year living with Covid-19 and o...

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    Deep cleaning and Coronavirus fogging services

    Keeping staff safe: how chemical fogging and professional deep cleaning services can further reduce the risk...

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Latest News

  • New investment allows UCLan students to treat virtual patients

    An investment in immersive technology will enable medical students at the University of Central Lancashire t...

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    Bowker chosen to bring INEOS 4x4s to Lancashire

    Bowker Motor Group has been selected as the sole Lancashire partner for the new INEOS Grenadier 4X4 when it...

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    Budweiser workers to strike over pay deal

    Employees of the Budweiser Brewing Group's Samlesbury site have planned a series of strikes over the summer...

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  • Important next step on Rossendale's journey for rail link

    Rossendale council launch strategic business case survey for rail link

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    Property Shop returns as 2022 Accrington Food Festival sponsor

    Accrington-based Property Shop have been announced as one of the main sponsors for this year's Accrington Fo...

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    Crowberry Consulting receives LGBT business certified status

    This week Crowberry Consulting Ltd – Enabling Sustainable Futures was granted full certified LGBT business o...

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  • Alcedo Care Group reports 94 per cent growth

    Fast-growing Lancashire-based Alcedo Care Group is reporting another year of huge growth.

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    Anniversary ball raises £30,000 for Blackburn Youth Zone

    An anniversary ball hosted to mark 10 years of Blackburn Youth Zone has raised £30,000 towards its running c...

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    Walker Fire continues growth through acquisition

    Walker Fire has continued its expansion with the acquisition of Detector Alarms and Southern Fire Protection...

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Business Advice

  • Five steps to a lower carbon footprint

    It’s never been more important for Lancashire SMEs to cut carbon and reduce energy costs, but how do you put...

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    How to choose the right accountant for your business

    The accountant you choose should be trustworthy, experienced, and dependable, with the knowledge and advice...

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    Software to enhance remote working

    Remote working is here to stay, so to keep your home workers happy, give them the best tools to work product...

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  • Why You Should Consider Switching To A New IT Support Provider

    If you’t have a reliable IT support partner that can keep up with changes, it’s time to find one that can.

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    ESG action downgraded as a priority by SMEs

    Almost three quarters (71%) of SME businesses are not currently acting to reduce their carbon emissions.

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    Life Insurance & Trusts

    If you're considering taking out a life insurance policy, your loved ones are more likely to benefit from it...

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  • How to support Mental Health in the workplace

    We’ve compiled our top 7 tips on how to support mental health in the workplace.

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    Everything you need to know about CTA's

    According to recent digital marketing studies and surveys, here are the statistics that show just how effect...

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    Shareholder Protection Insurance

    Help avoid disruption to your business if a colleague were to die.

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Latest Appointments

  • Son takes over from father at Panaz

    Entrepreneur Tony Attard has announced that his son, Rollie Attard, is to replace him as chief executive of...

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    CoolKit makes two senior appointments

    Burnley-based temperature-controlled vans specialist CoolKit has appointed Daniel Miller as its first-ever f...

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    Lancaster & Morecambe College appoints former student as vice principal

    Lancaster & Morecambe College has promoted Charlotte Rawes to the role of vice principal; progress and p...

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  • Chris Brown appointed as president of regional ICAEW

    Chris Brown of Brown & Co has been elected the next president of ICAEW Lancashire and South Lakeland.

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    New dean for university’s management school

    Lancaster University has appointed Professor Claire Leitch to the role of executive dean of its management s...

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    Collaboration high on the agenda for county’s new executive director

    Lancashire County Council has named Phil Green as its new executive director of growth, environment and tran...

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  • Chorley businessman named new Head of Sales at Videosign

    Pioneering electronic signature developer Videosign has appointed a new Head of Sales.

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    Napthens appoints non-executive chairman Jonathan Fox

    Leading North West law firm Napthens appoints Jonathan Fox as its new Non-Executive Chairman.

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    Beever and Struthers strengthen risk, audit and assurance team

    Chartered accountants and business advisors Beever and Struthers have appointed Dalvir Singh Syan as senior...

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Business Awards

  • Family Business Awards crowns regional champions in front of capacity crowd

    Family businesses from across the North West celebrated in spectacular style at The North West Family Busine...

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    Napthens ranked number three legal advisor for M&A in the North West

    Leading North West law firm Napthens ranked #3 legal adviser for M&A transactions in the North West for...

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    Alcedo Care named as one of UK's Top 20 home care groups

    Preston-based Alcedo Care makes UK's Top 20

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  • KeyFleet wins national award for the 'Best Company Car Programme"

    KeyFleet wins "Best Company Car Scheme" at the Business Motoring Awards for it's managed company car Partner...

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    Celebrating with our clients this awards season

    Awards season is officially upon us, and we cannot wait to dust off our gladrags, dig out our dancing shoes,...

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    True Bearing is one of the Best Financial Advisers to Work For 2022

    True Bearing Chartered Financial Planners win the Professional Adviser Best Financial Advisers to Work For 2...

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  • Preston entrepreneur Lee Chambers Nominated for the UK’s Largest Diversity Awards

    Lee Chambers, the Preston-based entrepreneur, has been nominated for the Entrepreneur of Excellence category...

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    Novi.digital awarded B Corporation certification

    North-West-based digital agency novi.digital have been awarded the highly coveted B Corporation Certificatio...

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    Cuckoo's grapefruit gin wins double gold

    Cuckoo Supernova Gin has picked up a double gold at the San Francisco Spirits Competition 2022

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LBV Hub

  • Important next step on Rossendale's journey for rail link

    Rossendale council launch strategic business case survey for rail link

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    Property Shop returns as 2022 Accrington Food Festival sponsor

    Accrington-based Property Shop have been announced as one of the main sponsors for this year's Accrington Fo...

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    Crowberry Consulting receives LGBT business certified status

    This week Crowberry Consulting Ltd – Enabling Sustainable Futures was granted full certified LGBT business o...

    Read More Read this article
  • Alcedo Care Group reports 94 per cent growth

    Fast-growing Lancashire-based Alcedo Care Group is reporting another year of huge growth.

    Read More Read this article

    Door4 set to decode the digital world

    Events organised by Lancashire-based performance marketing agency Door4 will help e-commerce marketers maxim...

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    Nelson and Colne College Group is Outstanding

    Nelson and Colne College Group achieves 'outstanding' ratings across all three colleges in a new Ofsted insp...

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  • Lea Hough secures major funding for schools across Lancashire

    Lea Hough has helped schools across Lancashire and the wider North West to secure millions of pounds of fund...

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    Pharmacy training with vision and purpose

    Providing pharmacy technician and support worker apprenticeship training, par excellence

    Read More Read this article

    New digital tool to support GPs launched

    Since the launch of Redmoor Health’s new innovative Digital Journey Planner (DJP) in March hundreds of GP pr...

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Property News

  • Walker Fire continues growth through acquisition

    Walker Fire has continued its expansion with the acquisition of Detector Alarms and Southern Fire Protection...

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    Metacre disposes of 35 acres at Great Eccleston

    Metacre, a subsidiary of Northern Trust Company, has sold 35 acres of land at Great Eccleston which holds pl...

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    AG appoints new head of its housing division

    AG Project + Building Consultancy has appointed Catherine Newton as project manager and director to head its...

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  • Work complete on Wesham mental health rehabilitation centre

    The Eric Wright Group has completed work on a new community-facing NHS mental health rehabilitation centre i...

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    Local property search company awarded with bespoke portal licence

    Local property search provider, X-Press Legal Services Lancashire and Bolton has recently been awarded a Nat...

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    House prices continue to rise at record levels

    Property Shop say the UK property market is creating new records every month in terms of growing house price...

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  • Downtown to launch property club

    Private sector lobby group and business networking club Downtown in Business is to debut its new property cl...

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    The value of social housing

    The saying ‘there’s no place like home’ is undoubtedly very powerful and rings true for all of us.

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    Business First expands with four new premises totalling 70,000 sq ft

    Business First, the fully serviced office specialists, has acquired four new premises as it expands across t...

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LBV Debates

  • Digital roundtables launched to support county’s £1bn+ information and comms industry

    A series of round table events for tech and digital businesses in Lancs will be held across the county by La...

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    Falling back in love with the high street

    Shoppers rediscovered their local high streets during the Covid-19 pandemic – a welcome trend which has give...

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    Making marketing work

    The key role marketing plays in building a successful enterprise was highlighted at a special Lancashire Bus...

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  • Scaleup debate: Heading in the right direction

    Lancashire’s scaleup businesses will play a massive part in the post-Covid recovery.

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    Making the right noises to advance manufacturing

    Advanced manufacturing and aerospace have been badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. 

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    Putting the business case for devolution

    Lancashire must put politics and the details of local government re-organisation to one side and concentrate...

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  • Meeting 'new normal' challenges with skill

    We joined with Themis at Burnley College and asked our panel what skills and leadership qualities had come t...

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    Showing the will to win

    We brought some of our Red Rose Award winners and sponsors together for the first time since the event in Ma...

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    The changing face of finance

    Lancashire Business View and Rosebud, the business finance arm of the county council, brought business leade...

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