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  • Strategies for eating disorders whilst in lockdown

    Having a strategy at a time where there is very little structure can make you feel a lot more equipped to ta...

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    How to stop your business from making you feel exhausted

    Ever had the feeling you’re driving in the wrong direction? 

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    New sponsor announced for Pink Link Lancaster

    Pink Link announces Unique Homecare as new sponsor in Lancaster

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    Inspired to raise £35m to continue acquisition plan

    Kirkham-based Inspired Energy is set to continue its growth through acquisition by issuing new shares to rai...

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    East Lancashire towns leading high street recovery

    A new report on the health of the UK's high streets shows that two East Lancashire towns are among the quick...

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    Sheet Piling UK works on Fulham FC stadium expansion

    Preston's Sheet Piling UK is part of the construction team expanding the iconic stadium at Fulham FC.

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  • Retention isn’t always good

    There is no doubt that it is usually cheaper to retain existing employees than it is to recruit new ones, bu...

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    Growing tech company continues to deliver value when it’s needed the most

    During the current crisis, Managed Service Provider Seriun have focussed on delivering extra value to Lancas...

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    Textile business steps up to supply council with PPE

    Lantex, a textile manufacturing firm in Accrington, is being thanked by Hyndburn Borough Council for steppin...

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    Kieran achieves his ambition after successful Blackburn College journey

    University Centre at Blackburn College graduate Kieran Worrall has completed a seven-year-long journey to ac...

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    Summary of the chancellor’s summer statement, July 2020

    Summary of the Chancellor's Summer Statement, including: Furloughed Worker Bonuses, Green Home Grants,Stamp...

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    A landlord's guide to tenancy agreements

    Once tenants have been found for a property you intend to rent out a contract which outlines the terms of yo...

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  • Chancellor's statement receives cautious welcome from businesses

    Business leaders have cautiously welcomed chancellor Rishi Sunak's 'mini budget', in which he announced a st...

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Coronavirus news and advice

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    East Lancashire towns leading high street recovery

    A new report on the health of the UK's high streets shows that two East Lancashire towns are among the quick...

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    VAT cut could help save summer season for Lancashire businesses

    A leading leisure expert has welcomed the latest government announcement to cut VAT in the tourism sector as...

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    The coronavirus challenge

    The team at the University of Central Lancashire’s Centre for SME Development are working closely with busin...

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  • Lancashire receives £34m 'new deal' funding

    The Lancashire Enterprise Partnership has received £34.1m in funding from the government as part of its newl...

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    How ecommerce helped Lancashire businesses thrive throughout the lockdown

    Here, four eBusiness UK customers share their experiences of the lockdown, and how ecommerce helped them to...

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    LEP launches website to boost county's skills

    A new website has been launched by the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership's Skills and Employment Hub which w...

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  • Blackburn organisation doubles food support during Covid-19

    Blackburn-based Community & Business Partners CIC have been able to more than double the amount of food...

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    Working towards the future

    The workplace is changing – and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic is likely to shape the way we look at...

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    Blackpool prepares to reopen this weekend

    A string of Blackpool's tourism businesses will reopen this weekend, more than 100 days after the coronaviru...

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Latest News

  • BAE to open intelligent technology factory

    BAE Systems is to open a new factory at its Warton site which will apply advanced intelligent technology to...

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    Blackpool to bid for regeneration investment

    Blackpool is preparing to pitch for £25m of investment from the government to rejuvenate its town centre.

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    New sponsor announced for Pink Link Lancaster

    Pink Link announces Unique Homecare as new sponsor in Lancaster

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  • Inspired to raise £35m to continue acquisition plan

    Kirkham-based Inspired Energy is set to continue its growth through acquisition by issuing new shares to rai...

    Read More Read this article
    2016/04/Burnley-Town-Centre.jpg

    East Lancashire towns leading high street recovery

    A new report on the health of the UK's high streets shows that two East Lancashire towns are among the quick...

    Read More Read this article

    Sheet Piling UK works on Fulham FC stadium expansion

    Preston's Sheet Piling UK is part of the construction team expanding the iconic stadium at Fulham FC.

    Read More Read this article
  • Retention isn’t always good

    There is no doubt that it is usually cheaper to retain existing employees than it is to recruit new ones, bu...

    Read More Read this article

    Textile business steps up to supply council with PPE

    Lantex, a textile manufacturing firm in Accrington, is being thanked by Hyndburn Borough Council for steppin...

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    Kieran achieves his ambition after successful Blackburn College journey

    University Centre at Blackburn College graduate Kieran Worrall has completed a seven-year-long journey to ac...

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Business Advice

  • Covid-19: Travel restrictions easing

    Amongst the chaos caused by Covid-19, it’s exciting to see a light at the end of the tunnel as things gradua...

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    Check employment contracts, law expert warns employers

    A legal expert has warned employers that existing contracts may not be flexible enough for staff returning t...

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    The changing demands on pensions

    In the good old days, we saved for 40 years of our life, to fund the last 15 years. Then we met our maker. 

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  • Strategies for eating disorders whilst in lockdown

    Having a strategy at a time where there is very little structure can make you feel a lot more equipped to ta...

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    How to stop your business from making you feel exhausted

    Ever had the feeling you’re driving in the wrong direction? 

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    A landlord's guide to tenancy agreements

    Once tenants have been found for a property you intend to rent out a contract which outlines the terms of yo...

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  • Diversifying with digital

    One can’t help wondering what impact the pandemic would have had on businesses in a time before laptops and...

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    How to choose the right project management software

    Project Management Software helps to optimise processes and improve your business' productivity. But how do...

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    Resilience in the face of change

    In the future, as in the past, we shall do our best to continue, in spite of the difficult period we are all...

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Latest Appointments

  • CG adds to employment team

    Chorley-based law firm CG has appointed Didi Ogbo as an associate employment solicitor.

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    MasterChef champion is face of new social concept

    2019 MasterChef champion, Irini Tzortzoglou has become the face and brand ambassador of a new social concept...

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    Forbes Solicitors appointed to national housing framework

    Forbes Solicitors has been named on the Central Housing Investment Consortium Ltd (“CHIC”) framework.

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  • Join our team - we're recruiting a business development manager

    Following an exciting period of growth and expansion, we are recruiting. We are looking for a business devel...

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    BAKO North Western appoints new managing director

    BAKO North Western, the Preston-headquartered bakery products distributor, has appointed Ian York as managin...

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    Experienced director joins Inspired Energy board

    Procurement specialist has appointed Sarah Flannigan as an independent non-executive director.

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  • Data firm Miralis announces four appointments

    Lancaster-based Miralis has announced four new appointments following a series of new client wins secured du...

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    Eric Wright FM makes two senior promotions

    Eric Wright Facilities Management, part of the wider Eric Wright Group, has made two senior appointments.

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    ICS Accounting appoints marketing manager

    ICS Accounting has appointed Nick Dagger as marketing manager.

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Business Awards

  • Sales Geek backs Sub36 Awards

    Sales Geek is backing the Lancashire Business View Sub36 Awards after winning a whole host of their own trop...

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    Enterprise Vision Awards unveils new date

    The 10th anniversary of the Enterprise Vision Awards will now take place on Friday 5 February 2021

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    Reach Commercial Finance shortlisted for three industry awards

    Reach Commercial Finance has made the shortlist for three awards in a scheme run by industry trade body NACF...

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  • Celebrating the new business heroes

    This year’s Sub36 programme of events has been unveiled, featuring an expanded awards night and online netwo...

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    Preston pub wins national design award after renovation

    Plau, a historic family-owned pub in Preston won the ‘Conversion Award’ at CAMRA’s prestigious Pub Design Aw...

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    Spiroflow employee wins SHAPA Newcomer Award

    Matthew Ringland, a young engineer from powder handling and dry solids processing experts, Spiroflow, has be...

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  • Blackburn Youth Zone supports 4,000 people over bank holiday weekend

    Praise to Blackburn Youth Zone as they support over 4,000 people through ‘ZONE to HOME’ campaign over the ba...

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    Calico Group earns accreditation for tackling domestic abuse

    The Calico Group has earned a DAHA award for its work against domestic abuse, becoming the first housing ass...

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    Viva nominated for national PR award

    PR and marketing agency Viva have been shortlisted in the 2020 CIPR Excellence Awards organised by the Chart...

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LBV Hub

  • Covid-19: Travel restrictions easing

    Amongst the chaos caused by Covid-19, it’s exciting to see a light at the end of the tunnel as things gradua...

    Read More Read this article

    Check employment contracts, law expert warns employers

    A legal expert has warned employers that existing contracts may not be flexible enough for staff returning t...

    Read More Read this article

    Strategies for eating disorders whilst in lockdown

    Having a strategy at a time where there is very little structure can make you feel a lot more equipped to ta...

    Read More Read this article
  • How to stop your business from making you feel exhausted

    Ever had the feeling you’re driving in the wrong direction? 

    Read More Read this article

    New sponsor announced for Pink Link Lancaster

    Pink Link announces Unique Homecare as new sponsor in Lancaster

    Read More Read this article

    Growing tech company continues to deliver value when it’s needed the most

    During the current crisis, Managed Service Provider Seriun have focussed on delivering extra value to Lancas...

    Read More Read this article
  • Textile business steps up to supply council with PPE

    Lantex, a textile manufacturing firm in Accrington, is being thanked by Hyndburn Borough Council for steppin...

    Read More Read this article

    Kieran achieves his ambition after successful Blackburn College journey

    University Centre at Blackburn College graduate Kieran Worrall has completed a seven-year-long journey to ac...

    Read More Read this article

    Summary of the chancellor’s summer statement, July 2020

    Summary of the Chancellor's Summer Statement, including: Furloughed Worker Bonuses, Green Home Grants,Stamp...

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Property News

  • Helping Hands creates 10 jobs

    Blackburn-based cleaning firm Helping Hands has created 10 new jobs as it begins its post-coronavirus growth...

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    Ground floor of renovated Preston building sold for office space

    The ground floor of The Union Carriageworks in Preston has been sold to a technology consultancy which will...

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    Lea Hough helps schools attain funding for improvement works

    Lea Hough Chartered Surveyors has helped several schools across Lancashire attain funding for vital repair w...

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  • Eric Wright FM makes two senior promotions

    Eric Wright Facilities Management, part of the wider Eric Wright Group, has made two senior appointments.

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    The challenges facing tenants and landlords

    As the UK recovers following coronavirus, Hayley Bamber, associate solicitor and property litigation special...

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    Preston approves 15-year Stoneygate regeneration plan

    Preston City Council has approved the creation of a new 1,600-home urban village to regenerate the Stoneygat...

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  • Building growth through sustainability

    Lancaster-headquartered chartered surveyor and sustainability consultant Murton & Co has unveiled expans...

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    New-builds ‘leading housing market comeback’

    The new-build housing market is helping to lead the Lancashire property sector back to pre-lockdown levels o...

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    Preston consultancy appointed to £750m framework

    A Preston-based property consultancy has been selected to be a part of £750m construction framework that wil...

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LBV Debates

  • Resilience roundtable: Leading from the front

    We brought together experts from across the county to discuss resilience and what else we need from leaders...

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    Developing a new digital future

    Digital skills have become vital as businesses look to meet the challenges of the coronavirus crisis.

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    Making things more competitive

    We brought our expert panel to Pendle Engineering to discuss the future of manufacturing and engineering in...

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  • Shattering the glass ceiling

    We brought a panel of Lancashire business women to the Porsche Centre Preston to ask if the county is doing...

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    Putting people in their place

    Workplaces are changing as businesses seek to improve productivity and secure the talent they need to grow.

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    A growing sense of ambition

    Having the right talent set and skills is vitally important to scaleup businesses as they look to fulfil the...

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  • Building a scale model and accessing finance

    How easy is it to scale-up and grow a business?

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    Powerhouse debate: Time to increase the power

    Is Lancashire failing to seize the opportunities the Northern Powerhouse brings and what can we do to make s...

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    Leading from the front

    What makes a good leader and how do we develop our leaders of the future?

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