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  • Burnley’s Christmas events get underway with day of festive fun

    Burnley’s festive season got underway in style on Saturday 20th November as the town was transformed into a...

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    Preston wellbeing entrepreneur celebrates win at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards

    The founder of Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing won the Service Entrepreneur category at the Great British E...

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    ICG announces return of ‘Give Back Fridays’ for Christmas 2021

    ICG’s Christmas community campaign to support people in the local community and further afield over the fest...

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    Barbecue brand's founder ready to hang up his boots

    Story about Cinders Barbecues' founder preparing to retire.

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    Plumbs launches customisable sofa range

    Preston-based fabrics and reupholstery firn Plumbs has launched an online sofa sales division, Fable & P...

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    Funding: Waves created by the perfect storm

    September’s dip in inflation did little to ease the concerns being felt by many business leaders about the s...

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    Has Rishi helped under-pressure businesses?

    As chancellor Rishi Sunak sat down after giving his Autumn Budget speech, a report was being issued highligh...

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    PM+M hold annual Christmas present appeal for children in Lancashire

    In 2021, PM+M will hold its annual Christmas present appeal for local vulnerable children.

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    Pandemic-hit consultancy doubles turnover with mentoring support

    A Preston-based training and project management business has doubled turnover and outlined ambitious plans f...

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    Fox Group first in the UK to begin transition to electric tippers

    Fox Group has placed a landmark order expected to see it become the first UK tipper operator to begin the tr...

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    Lancaster University Management School awarded £500,000 to continue support for SMEs

    LUMS has been awarded a further £500,000 by ERDF to extend the successful business growth programme, Lancash...

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    G.A.P Convenience Distribution wins national BP supplier award

    G.A.P Convenience Distribution has won a national supplier award for its flexible support to leading fuel st...

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  • Royle evening with Steve raises £70,000 at Rainbow Hub 20th Anniversary Ball

    Rainbow Hub’s 20th Anniversary Ball on Saturday 13th November supported by Preston North End and Premex+ rai...

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Coronavirus news and advice

  • 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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    Community Foundation distributes £2.2m in Covid-19 response

    The Community Foundation for Lancashire has published a report detailed how the county raised £2.2m to deal...

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    Vernacare honoured for excellence in manufacturing

    Buckshaw Village-based Vernacare has won an Excellence in Manufacturing award in recognition of its efforts...

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    What does Step 4's delay mean for events?

    As Downing Street announce a delay to Step 4 of the Roadmap, The Fun Experts look at what that really means...

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Latest News

  • Winners of 2021 Red Rose Awards revealed!

    Twenty-one winning businesses took to the stage at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool to collect Red Rose Award...

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    A dream branding for Dream Garden

    Burnley-based marketing agency, +24 Marketing, has completed a branding project for a new monthly print maga...

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    Businesswoman in conversation with Leader's Council of Great Britain

    A Lancashire-based business leader has been invited to share her thoughts with the Leaders Council of Great...

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  • Burnley’s Christmas events get underway with day of festive fun

    Burnley’s festive season got underway in style on Saturday 20th November as the town was transformed into a...

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    ICG announces return of ‘Give Back Fridays’ for Christmas 2021

    ICG’s Christmas community campaign to support people in the local community and further afield over the fest...

    Read More Read this article

    Barbecue brand's founder ready to hang up his boots

    Story about Cinders Barbecues' founder preparing to retire.

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  • Plumbs launches customisable sofa range

    Preston-based fabrics and reupholstery firn Plumbs has launched an online sofa sales division, Fable & P...

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    PM+M hold annual Christmas present appeal for children in Lancashire

    In 2021, PM+M will hold its annual Christmas present appeal for local vulnerable children.

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    Pandemic-hit consultancy doubles turnover with mentoring support

    A Preston-based training and project management business has doubled turnover and outlined ambitious plans f...

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Business Advice

  • Pensions and divorce

    Our pensions can often be our most valuable asset – in some cases, even more valuable than our homes!

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    What is a Notary?

    A Notary Public is a legal professional who provides authentication services to validate official documents...

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    Getting your hands on that cheque

    Until payment is secured, a job is not complete.

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  • How PPC can help you get big results, fast!

    If you don’t have time to build a digital marketing campaign from the ground up, PPC can deliver results muc...

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    Keeping your SME afloat during separation and divorce

    If family relationships break down, things can rapidly deteriorate to the point where productivity is impact...

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    What business tasks should you outsource?

    As a business owner, you will find that few things in your line of work are as precious as your time.

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  • Ignorance is bliss.... Or is it?

    Many will say ignorance is bliss... But never ignore your business cash requirements!

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    What are the new rules on winding-up petitions?

    Despite the economic impact of coronavirus, the number of formal insolvencies has been remarkably low.

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    Article about interiors photography

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Latest Appointments

  • Pierce appoints two new directors

    Pierce Business Advisory & Accountancy Group has appointed Steve Bell and Dominic Ball as directors in i...

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    Sales Geek Lancaster expands with appointment and relocation

    The Lancaster & South Lakes branch of Sales Geek has added another employee and relocated to Lower House...

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    BAKO appoints new senior commodities buyer

    Abigail Blackburn has been appointed as senior commodities buyer at Preston-headquartered bakery products di...

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  • Senior Preston appointment strengthens MHA Moore and Smalley VAT expertise

    MHA Moore and Smalley has made a new senior appointment to further strengthen its VAT and indirect taxes tea...

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    Drivers Direct appoints new managing director

    Drivers Direct Recruitment has appointed Danny Jellicoe as managing director.

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    Cowgills expands tax team with senior hires

    Business and advisory firm, Cowgills has expanded its tax team with the appointment of director Michelle Wil...

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  • Swansway Group welcomes Mike Griffiths as procurement manager

    Swansway Group, owners of Blackburn Audi, Preston Audi and VWVC Lancashire are delighted to welcome Mike Gri...

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    WHN Solicitors appoints ten legal specialists

    Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall has expanded its team with the appointments of ten new legal specialists.

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    Miller Homes welcomes a dozen new hires to North West team

    The hires come as Miller Homes enjoys successful launches at its sites in Halewood, Cliviger, Prescot, and C...

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Business Awards

  • Winners of 2021 Red Rose Awards revealed!

    Twenty-one winning businesses took to the stage at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool to collect Red Rose Award...

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    Shortlist announced for Lancashire's unsung tourism hero

    The finalists of the new Unsung Hero category at this year's Lancashire Tourism Awards have been announced.

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    Preston wellbeing entrepreneur celebrates win at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards

    The founder of Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing won the Service Entrepreneur category at the Great British E...

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  • Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021 finalists announced

    The finalists for the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021 have been revealed, with winners in several categories...

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    Manufacturing Matters to JD Engineering

    JD Engineering recognised at Make UK (North West) Awards 2021.

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    Breathe Therapies wins esteemed RSPH Health & Wellbeing Award

    We are so proud to announce that Breathe Therapies are a winner of the 2021 Royal Society for Public Health...

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  • Pendle fitness tutor named Female Personal Trainer of the Year

    Holly Lynch has been named Female personal trainer of the year 2021 at a national awards ceremony

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    The countdown is on: Just eight days until the Red Rose Awards

    There are now just eight days until the Red Rose Awards returns to the Winter Gardens in Blackpool after an...

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    Simply Doughnuts at Royal Reception

    Simply Doughnuts managing director, Shiraz Master, met HRH Prince Charles at an event celebrating the winner...

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LBV Hub

  • A dream branding for Dream Garden

    Burnley-based marketing agency, +24 Marketing, has completed a branding project for a new monthly print maga...

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    Businesswoman in conversation with Leader's Council of Great Britain

    A Lancashire-based business leader has been invited to share her thoughts with the Leaders Council of Great...

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    Burnley’s Christmas events get underway with day of festive fun

    Burnley’s festive season got underway in style on Saturday 20th November as the town was transformed into a...

    Read More Read this article
  • Preston wellbeing entrepreneur celebrates win at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards

    The founder of Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing won the Service Entrepreneur category at the Great British E...

    Read More Read this article

    ICG announces return of ‘Give Back Fridays’ for Christmas 2021

    ICG’s Christmas community campaign to support people in the local community and further afield over the fest...

    Read More Read this article

    Barbecue brand's founder ready to hang up his boots

    Story about Cinders Barbecues' founder preparing to retire.

    Read More Read this article
  • PM+M hold annual Christmas present appeal for children in Lancashire

    In 2021, PM+M will hold its annual Christmas present appeal for local vulnerable children.

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    Pandemic-hit consultancy doubles turnover with mentoring support

    A Preston-based training and project management business has doubled turnover and outlined ambitious plans f...

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    Fox Group first in the UK to begin transition to electric tippers

    Fox Group has placed a landmark order expected to see it become the first UK tipper operator to begin the tr...

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Property News

  • Together to upgrade Blackburn housing estate

    A new partnership between Manchester's Place Capital Group (PCG) and the Together Housing Group (THG) will s...

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    Miller Homes welcomes a dozen new hires to North West team

    The hires come as Miller Homes enjoys successful launches at its sites in Halewood, Cliviger, Prescot, and C...

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    Forbes Solicitors supports purchase of popular restaurant property

    Forbes Solicitors has advised on the purchase of a renowned Blackburn restaurant property as part of a local...

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  • Blackburn development now over 80 per cent sold

    The development has now sold the majority of its three and four bedroom homes since launching in January 202...

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    AM Services Group acquired by Pinnacle

    Heysham-based commercial cleaning provider AM Services Group (AMSG) has been acquired by facilities and prop...

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    PENDLE HILL PROPERTIES IS EXPANDING ITS TEAM AT THE READ OFFICE

    Family-run Pendle Hill Properties have brought on board Sophia Turner, daughter of MD Andrew, to work with F...

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  • Padiham Rotary and Pendle Hill Properties launch Halloween event schedule

    Halloween is fast approaching, and the Rotary Club of Padiham and Pendle Hill Properties have been brewing u...

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    Ribble Court in new hands

    The prestigious office development fronting Shuttleworth Mead has recently changed hands

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    Forbes Solicitors property team surpasses £200m in 12 months

    Forbes Solicitors’ Property team has reached a landmark £200million worth of housing and commercial units to...

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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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