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  • Scaling up: When things are working, they’re working for a reason

    We invested $46,000 and made $72,000 in total revenue. That’s $26,000 of profit. Read how we did it right he...

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    Blackburn College commences adult course delivery in Darwen

    Blackburn College has started delivering new free courses for adult learners at the Darwen Heritage Centre i...

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    What More UK: Why we try to buy local and sell global

    What More UK on buying locally and selling globally

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    It’s not all about money, say senior execs

    A future in an organisation with ethical credibility seems increasingly appealing to many senior executives...

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    Home Bargains invests £4m in new outlet

    Home Bargains has invested around £4m in its new Hyndburn store

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    Pure Leisure expands with three new parks

    Lancashire-based holiday park operator Pure Leisure Group has added three new parks to its portfolio

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  • Recruits ‘Kickstart’ growth plans

    Accrington based NORI HR & Employment Law has taken on the first of 30 planned new recruits through the...

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    Food and drink brands begin retail programme

    Eight Lancashire food and drink producers have been chosen to take part in a council backed programme to hel...

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    New WHN role for Jennifer

    Lancashire law firm Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall Solicitors (WHN Solicitors) has promoted associate Jennife...

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    Workplace Champion award for Viva

    Rawtenstall-based Viva PR has been named a national ‘Workplace Champion’ in recognition of its focus on empl...

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    Join Age UK Lancashire's Corporate Challenge

    Join our first ever Corporate Challenge and get your team motivated by supporting a local charity.

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    Electric Vehicle Trials Begin at Birchalls

    Birchall Foodservice have begun trialling electric vehicles

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  • Workforce Integration Ambassador Programme launches

    Blackburn College is delighted to lead on a Workforce Integration Ambassador programme, as part of Blackburn...

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Coronavirus news and advice

  • Post-Covid rehab for employees

    Our post-covid rehab service will help anyone that has suffered with a covid-19 diagnosis and struggling to...

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    Absent employee who feared Covid-19 was not automatically unfairly dismissed

    Employee who failed to go into work because of fears about Covid-19 was not automatically unfairly dismissed...

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    Pandemic accelerated entrepreneur’s launch of skincare range

    A determined Colne entrepreneur has made positive use of the pandemic to refine and launch her own range of...

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  • How to build an awesome landing page that converts

    We spent months learning how to significantly increase our conversion rates - you can learn how in minutes....

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    A new momentum is gathering pace

    There’s genuine hope that, thanks to the amazing work of scientists, a vaccine may ensure this is our final...

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    There will always be buyers (even in a pandemic)

    Read on to find out how Viddyoze managed to make the most of a bizarre situation, and the things we learned...

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  • Beyond the pandemic: The Long-Covid problem

    Did you know there is currently a push being created by employment legislators to define and categorise Long...

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    Bringing people together safely

    Multi-Award-Winning The Fun Experts, formerly known as Sunshine Events, are proud to announce the launch of...

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    Avoiding the cliff edge

    Alarm bells have been sounding. Warnings of widespread failure among the 1.4m UK small businesses that borro...

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Latest News

  • Ribby Hall Village optimistic about summer bookings

    Ribby Hall Village, the luxury five-star resort near Wrea Green, has re-opened many of its facilities and ha...

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    Hoghton Tower to host three-day Crafty Vintage Festival

    THE historic grounds of Hoghton Tower are to play host to a three-day, family-friendly festival over the Spr...

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    Blackburn College commences adult course delivery in Darwen

    Blackburn College has started delivering new free courses for adult learners at the Darwen Heritage Centre i...

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  • It’s not all about money, say senior execs

    A future in an organisation with ethical credibility seems increasingly appealing to many senior executives...

    Read More Read this article

    Home Bargains invests £4m in new outlet

    Home Bargains has invested around £4m in its new Hyndburn store

    Read More Read this article

    Pure Leisure expands with three new parks

    Lancashire-based holiday park operator Pure Leisure Group has added three new parks to its portfolio

    Read More Read this article
  • Recruits ‘Kickstart’ growth plans

    Accrington based NORI HR & Employment Law has taken on the first of 30 planned new recruits through the...

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    Food and drink brands begin retail programme

    Eight Lancashire food and drink producers have been chosen to take part in a council backed programme to hel...

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    Workplace Champion award for Viva

    Rawtenstall-based Viva PR has been named a national ‘Workplace Champion’ in recognition of its focus on empl...

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Business Advice

  • The case for making and reviewing your will

    The traumatic events of the last year should be enough to convince everyone of the wisdom of making or updat...

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    Post-Covid rehab for employees

    Our post-covid rehab service will help anyone that has suffered with a covid-19 diagnosis and struggling to...

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    Scaling up: When things are working, they’re working for a reason

    We invested $46,000 and made $72,000 in total revenue. That’s $26,000 of profit. Read how we did it right he...

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  • Becoming a carbon neutral business

    Becoming carbon neutral can bring big business benefits that stretch far beyond improving your environmental...

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    Making remote working truly secure

    Since the pandemic began, even just prior, the demand for home and remote working solutions had jumped throu...

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    The Power of Stopping

    Sometimes you just have to stop to move forwards.

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  • Inheritance tax planning and the family home

    We often get asked by clients if it is possible to ‘gift’ their home to their children with a view to mitiga...

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    Declaring cryptoassets to HMRC

    HMRC has added a section to the ‘statement of assets’ form specifically for taxpayers to declare any holding...

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    When it comes to paid ads: Test, test, test

    Everything we do from a paid ads perspective is the result of a test. It’s a relentless process but it’s wor...

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Latest Appointments

  • Shru Morris appointed as next regional ICAEW leader

    Shru Morris, chief executive of Preston-based law firm Napthens, has been elected president of ICAEW Lancash...

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    New WHN role for Jennifer

    Lancashire law firm Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall Solicitors (WHN Solicitors) has promoted associate Jennife...

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    Northern Industrial’s Americas ambitions grow

    Blackburn-based Northern Industrial has expanded its Mexican operation with a new appointment to its team in...

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  • Boardroom moves at Inspired

    Kirkham-based energy procurement consultant Inspired Energy has announced several boardroom changes includin...

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    Join the Blackburn College board of governors and audit committee

    Blackburn College is currently looking to appoint to its board of governors and audit committee

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    Anwyl Homes appoints commercial manager

    Anwyl Homes has appointed Daniel Owens as commercial manager for the Lancashire region.

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  • Coding brothers join RFID software specialists

    Skelmesdale-based CoreRFID has recruited two brothers to its software development team.

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    Burnley College University Courses appoints new dean

    Nina Parkin has been appointed as dean of Burnley College University Courses.

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    CG Professional announces new appointment

    Lancashire law firm CG Professional has this week announced another appointment.

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Business Awards

  • Rossendale PR firm's workplace wellbeing wins national award

    Mental Health Awareness Week: Viva PR has been named as a national Workplace Champion in recognition of its...

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    Bespoke awarded Investors in People Status

    Digital agency Bespoke has been awarded the We Invest in People accreditation by Investors in People.

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    Expanded Sub36 Awards now open for entries

    The Sub36 Awards - the programme dedicated to celebrating the best young business talent in Lancashire - is...

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  • Queen's Awards for pair of Lancashire exporters

    Two Lancashire businesses which have enjoyed sustained international success have been recognised with the Q...

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    UCLan school wins pair of awards for work in healthcare

    The School of Community Health and Midwifery at the University of Central Lancashire has won two top prizes...

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    Preston’s College named best in the north

    Preston’s College has been named the Further Education College of the Year by the Educate North Awards.

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  • Blue-chip sponsors boost Red Rose Awards

    Seven more organisations have signed up in support of the Red Rose Awards, which is set to take place on Nov...

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    EKM named as one of world's best companies to work for

    Ecommerce platform EKM has been ranked as one of the world’s best companies to work for.

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    Soap Media is the UK’s number one agency for client satisfaction

    The preston-based digital agency has beaten off all UK competitors to be named as the number one agency of c...

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LBV Hub

  • Hoghton Tower to host three-day Crafty Vintage Festival

    THE historic grounds of Hoghton Tower are to play host to a three-day, family-friendly festival over the Spr...

    Read More Read this article

    Post-Covid rehab for employees

    Our post-covid rehab service will help anyone that has suffered with a covid-19 diagnosis and struggling to...

    Read More Read this article

    Scaling up: When things are working, they’re working for a reason

    We invested $46,000 and made $72,000 in total revenue. That’s $26,000 of profit. Read how we did it right he...

    Read More Read this article
  • Blackburn College commences adult course delivery in Darwen

    Blackburn College has started delivering new free courses for adult learners at the Darwen Heritage Centre i...

    Read More Read this article

    What More UK: Why we try to buy local and sell global

    What More UK on buying locally and selling globally

    Read More Read this article

    It’s not all about money, say senior execs

    A future in an organisation with ethical credibility seems increasingly appealing to many senior executives...

    Read More Read this article
  • Food and drink brands begin retail programme

    Eight Lancashire food and drink producers have been chosen to take part in a council backed programme to hel...

    Read More Read this article

    Join Age UK Lancashire's Corporate Challenge

    Join our first ever Corporate Challenge and get your team motivated by supporting a local charity.

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    Electric Vehicle Trials Begin at Birchalls

    Birchall Foodservice have begun trialling electric vehicles

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Property News

  • Euro Garages former home let in record time

    The former ten-year home of Euro Garages fronting Haslingden Road at Guide has been let in record time after...

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    Succession planning: The impact of health and safety when selling commercial property

    We explore some of the steps you can take to review your health and safety documentation in order to increas...

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    New tenant at shopping centre diversifies tenant mix

    Trevor Dawson Chartered Surveyors has confirmed that a letting has been completed to Diaverum UK within Brie...

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  • Roundhouse plans £10m commercial development in Blackburn

    Roundhouse Properties has submitted a planning application to build 68 commercial units on a 1.56 hectare si...

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    Frontier Park gets another new tenant

    Another new tenant has taken up space at a £100million business park development.

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    Independent Living

    With our range of skills and services, AG are the strongest choice as an alternative to large national consu...

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  • Accrington investment goes for £3.1m

    A 53,000 sq ft industrial property on the Altham Industrial Estate has been sold in a £3.1m deal.

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    Pickering’s Farm homes plan will return

    The developer behind plans to build 1,100 homes in South Ribble is reviewing the project and working to subm...

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    Parkinson secures contract with Blackburn Council

    Parkinson Real Estate has won the commission to advise Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council on viability ap...

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LBV Debates

  • 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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  • 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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