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  • Forbes solicitors continues housing team growth

    Shauna Helyer joins Forbes Solicitors as a paralegal as the housing and regeneration team continues to grow....

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    Clayton Park Bakery and Fazila Foods announce business partnership

    Ethnic food firm Fazilas is to work closely with Clayton Park Bakery.

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    Virtual reality therapy for anxiety disorders

    Despite its newness, VR therapy can be used to treat many disorders, including anxiety disorders and has bee...

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    Print your own Covid labels with Key Digital

    Key Digital's range of print devices and label printers offer the perfect solution to ensuring your workplac...

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    Judges hail Red Rose county’s young people in business for their skills, strength and desire to succeed

    The judges of the Lancashire Business View Sub36 Awards have praised the diversity, strength and skills of t...

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    Signs Express invests in growth

    The Central Lancashire branch of Signs Express has moved into larger premises and invested in new machinery....

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  • Clayton Recruitment appoints new operations director

    Preston-based Clayton Recruitment has appointed Martin Delahoyde as operation director as part of its growth...

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    Closing the fast-growth funding gap

    It is clear to see there is huge resilience in the Lancashire economy as it recovers from coronavirus

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    Top tips to save time and money on a commercial construction project

    The 10 stages to a successful building project.

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    Generating organisational value by supporting staff fundraisers

    The benefits of supporting fundraising that inspires people to develop themselves and to give to others.

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    Covid loan “approval rates need boosting”, says advisor

    A leading corporate finance advisor believes action is needed to get more of the Covid-19 business relief sc...

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    Issa brothers linked to Asda acquisition

    The Blackburn-based entrepreneurial duo of Mohsin and Zuber Issa are reportedly front-running contenders to...

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  • Westmorland Homecare opens Lancaster branch

    Westmorland Homecare has opened a new branch in Lancaster, creating an initial 15 jobs.

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Coronavirus news and advice

  • Citrus secures £200,000 Covid loan

    Nelson-based Citrus Office Group has secured a £200,000 loan to support its diversification and growth plans...

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    Print your own Covid labels with Key Digital

    Key Digital's range of print devices and label printers offer the perfect solution to ensuring your workplac...

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    Covid loan “approval rates need boosting”, says advisor

    A leading corporate finance advisor believes action is needed to get more of the Covid-19 business relief sc...

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  • The many benefits of working together

    As some of us begin returning to our offices, things are looking a little different. 

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    'Pressure still on' despite new support measures

    Business advisers in Preston say 'pressure still on' firms in Lancashire struggling through the pandemic, de...

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    Chancellor announces new business support measures

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  • The best time to buy a car? Monday lunchtime!

    How the pandemic has affected car buying in the UK.

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    Manufacturers call for government support

    Lancashire's advanced manufacturers are seeking additional targeted support once the government's furlough s...

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    Rapid response: Adapting events in a global pandemic

    Maintaining focus and motivation in fast-changing working conditions

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Latest News

  • Reboot forum to help shape Lancashire's digital future

    A virtual forum is to take place this month which will help reimagine the future of the digital industry in...

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    Citrus secures £200,000 Covid loan

    Nelson-based Citrus Office Group has secured a £200,000 loan to support its diversification and growth plans...

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    Eric Wright reports revenue growth

    Bamber Bridge-based property and construction group Eric Wright has reported its financial results, showing...

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  • Automotive retailer partners with two-Michelin-starred restaurant

    Porsche Centre Preston has agreed a new commercial partnership with Moor Hall Restaurant with Rooms in Aught...

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    Clayton Park Bakery and Fazila Foods announce business partnership

    Ethnic food firm Fazilas is to work closely with Clayton Park Bakery.

    Read More Read this article
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    Signs Express invests in growth

    The Central Lancashire branch of Signs Express has moved into larger premises and invested in new machinery....

    Read More Read this article
  • 2018/11/Mohsin-Zuber-Issa.jpg

    Issa brothers linked to Asda acquisition

    The Blackburn-based entrepreneurial duo of Mohsin and Zuber Issa are reportedly front-running contenders to...

    Read More Read this article

    Westmorland Homecare opens Lancaster branch

    Westmorland Homecare has opened a new branch in Lancaster, creating an initial 15 jobs.

    Read More Read this article

    Collinson completes £2.1m build at Morecambe Bay Academy

    Catterall-based Collinson Construction has completed the build of a £2.1m arts and music teaching centre at...

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Business Advice

  • Virtual reality therapy for anxiety disorders

    Despite its newness, VR therapy can be used to treat many disorders, including anxiety disorders and has bee...

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    Print your own Covid labels with Key Digital

    Key Digital's range of print devices and label printers offer the perfect solution to ensuring your workplac...

    Read More Read this article

    Closing the fast-growth funding gap

    It is clear to see there is huge resilience in the Lancashire economy as it recovers from coronavirus

    Read More Read this article
  • Top tips to save time and money on a commercial construction project

    The 10 stages to a successful building project.

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    Due diligence: Are you ready?

    Any potential buyer of your business will want to conduct due diligence.  

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    The importance of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace in these times

    As the world navigates through this global pandemic, focusing on mental health and wellbeing in the workplac...

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  • The many benefits of working together

    As some of us begin returning to our offices, things are looking a little different. 

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    Sales are booming at Get Me Finance

    Get Me Car Finance has almost quadrupled the number of staff it employs in just nine months as business cont...

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    What causes athletes foot and how to get rid of it?

    There are a number of reasons why we find we get athletes foot, so let's take a look at what it is and what...

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Latest Appointments

  • Forbes solicitors continues housing team growth

    Shauna Helyer joins Forbes Solicitors as a paralegal as the housing and regeneration team continues to grow....

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    Clayton Recruitment appoints new operations director

    Preston-based Clayton Recruitment has appointed Martin Delahoyde as operation director as part of its growth...

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    Stanley House appoints new general manager

    Stanley House Hotel and Spa, which has been under new ownership since the start of August, has promoted Simo...

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  • Napthens adds to Business Recovery team

    Napthens has expanded its Business Recovery team with the appointment of insolvency solicitor Matthew Martin...

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    New business manager for Blackburn Audi

    Warmest welcome to Atique Malik who joins us at our Blackburn Audi centre as our new Business Manager.

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    Andrew Fletcher joins 21Digital

    Andrew Fletcher has joined Blackburn-based 21Digital as a web developer.

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  • Assystem appoints business development director

    Blackburn-based nuclear engineering company Assystem has appointed Simon Barber as its UK business developme...

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    Bespoke CEO appointed to coaching role

    Steve Brennan of Bespoke is one of ten coaches appointed by Dent Global in the Europe, Middle East and Afric...

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    Whittle Jones recruits surveyor

    Whittle Jones has appointed Luke Blockley as assistant lettings / management surveyor.

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Business Awards

  • Judges hail Red Rose county’s young people in business for their skills, strength and desire to succeed

    The judges of the Lancashire Business View Sub36 Awards have praised the diversity, strength and skills of t...

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    Claire named employee hero

    A Burnley businesswoman has been awarded the title of Employee Hero for the important role she has played du...

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    BIBAs honours coronavirus heroes

    In place of its scheduled awards ceremony, the Be Inspired Business Awards held a virtual prize-giving to ho...

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  • CoolKit talent shortlisted in industry awards

    A Burnley operations manager has been named finalist in the Rising Star category of this year’s Logistics UK...

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    Preston council triumphs at planning awards

    Preston City Council’s planning department has won a pair of awards, including the editor's choice trophy, a...

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    Clitheroe apprentice to represent UK in global competition

    Clitheroe-based apprentice Abigail Stansfield will travel to Austria in January to represent the UK at the E...

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  • Sub36 Awards finalists revealed

    The final shortlist of this year’s Sub36 Awards has been unveiled, revealing the employees, leaders and diff...

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    Young accountant named in Top 100 list

    Michael Oates has been selected by ICAS (the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland) for its list of...

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    21Digital in awards finals

    Blackburn digital marketing agency 21Digital has been shortlisted in two categories in the Northern eCommerc...

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LBV Hub

  • Automotive retailer partners with two-Michelin-starred restaurant

    Porsche Centre Preston has agreed a new commercial partnership with Moor Hall Restaurant with Rooms in Aught...

    Read More Read this article

    Forbes solicitors continues housing team growth

    Shauna Helyer joins Forbes Solicitors as a paralegal as the housing and regeneration team continues to grow....

    Read More Read this article

    Clayton Park Bakery and Fazila Foods announce business partnership

    Ethnic food firm Fazilas is to work closely with Clayton Park Bakery.

    Read More Read this article
  • Virtual reality therapy for anxiety disorders

    Despite its newness, VR therapy can be used to treat many disorders, including anxiety disorders and has bee...

    Read More Read this article

    Print your own Covid labels with Key Digital

    Key Digital's range of print devices and label printers offer the perfect solution to ensuring your workplac...

    Read More Read this article

    Top tips to save time and money on a commercial construction project

    The 10 stages to a successful building project.

    Read More Read this article
  • Generating organisational value by supporting staff fundraisers

    The benefits of supporting fundraising that inspires people to develop themselves and to give to others.

    Read More Read this article

    Covid loan “approval rates need boosting”, says advisor

    A leading corporate finance advisor believes action is needed to get more of the Covid-19 business relief sc...

    Read More Read this article

    The importance of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace in these times

    As the world navigates through this global pandemic, focusing on mental health and wellbeing in the workplac...

    Read More Read this article

Property News

  • Eric Wright reports revenue growth

    Bamber Bridge-based property and construction group Eric Wright has reported its financial results, showing...

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    The many benefits of working together

    As some of us begin returning to our offices, things are looking a little different. 

    Read More Read this article

    Holding court

    Start up a conversation about business start-ups and you’ll immediately grab Rob Binns’ attention. The 49-ye...

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  • Plans submitted for 600,000 sq ft logistics hub in Farington

    Caddick Developments has submitted plans for a new logistics and industrial hub in Farington which could cre...

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    Accrington retail park sold for £2.8m

    Glenbrook Investments has acquired the five acre Eastgate Retail Park in Accrington for £2.8m. 

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    Redrow acquires 14-acre Chorley site

    Redrow Homes has acquired a 14-acre site in Whittle-le-Woods near Chorley and plans to build 37 new homes in...

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  • Coworking creates thriving communities

    If you enjoyed forgoing the commute, but not the isolation of working from home, if a dedicated office space...

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    Eric Wright flourishes in education sector

    Bamber Bridge-based property specialist Eric Wright Professional Services has reported 20 per cent growth in...

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    Lea Hough makes two senior appointments

    Lea Hough Chartered Surveyors have recruited two senior team members bolstering the team to the most highly...

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LBV Debates

  • Embracing change in the face of a pandemic

    Lancashire business leaders have shared how they have embraced change, both in their organisations and perso...

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    The tide is turning

    We brought together a top panel to discuss how Blackpool and the Fylde Coast is facing the impact of coronav...

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    Roundtable debate: Being professional in the face of a crisis

    We brought our panel of experts together to look at the importance of the professional services sector in La...

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  • 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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