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  • Canoe Challenge 2022 - Places now open

    Canoe Challenge sees teams of 2 or more paddle 25 miles (or 12 miles) on the Lancaster Canal from Preston to...

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    What your recruitment process says about your brand

    Despite the rapidly changing business landscape around us, there are certain guiding principles that hold fi...

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    Council opts for a ‘body double’ with its 19 new Mercedes-Benz Econics

    Bolton Council’s latest refuse collection vehicles are fitted with two types of FAUN Zoeller body but true t...

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    Bowker forms skills partnership with Preston College

    Bowker Motor Group has announced a new long-term arrangement with Preston College to train automotive techni...

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    Nelson and Colne College Group invests in electric vehicle facilities

    Nelson and Colne College Group has invested £250,000 in new facilities which will train engineers and techni...

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    Andrea Thompson becomes first woman to chair Eurofighter board

    Andrea Thompson of BAE Systems has been appointed as chair of the Eurofighter supervisory board.

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  • Futureproof your business with apprenticeships

    At Blackpool and The Fylde College we deliver the support and expertise you’re looking for to help your busi...

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    The Landmark named as one of the best co-working spaces in the UK

    The Landmark in Burnley has been recognised as one of the top 10 co-working spaces in the UK by the Daily Ex...

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    Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing partners with Yumi Nutrition

    The Preston based wellbeing company has partnered with Manchester-based Yumi to provide their wellbeing and...

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    Refinitiv ranks Altius Group as number one for second year

    Altius Group are celebrating topping the 2021 UK Refinitiv Small-Cap and Mid-Market Merger and Acquisitions...

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    Super allowances having little effect on UK economy, says tax expert

    Leading tax expert describes the introduction of super capital allowances during the Spring Budget 2021 as a...

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    Rapid IT secures prestigious university framework agreement

    A Lancashire IT asset management specialist has secured a prestigious framework agreement to deliver IT recy...

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  • Fundraising begins for new Darwen youth hub

    A new fundraising drive aims to raise the £250,000 required to launch a new youth zone in Darwen.

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Coronavirus news and advice

  • 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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    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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Latest News

  • Work on new Blackburn housing development begins

    Work has begun on a new project in Blackburn which will see 370 homes built on brownfield land.

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    Lancashire Mind to host virtual Wellbeing at Work Conference 2022

    Wellbeing at Work Conference hosted online by Lancashire Mind and open for all businesses

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    Canoe Challenge 2022 - Places now open

    Canoe Challenge sees teams of 2 or more paddle 25 miles (or 12 miles) on the Lancaster Canal from Preston to...

    Read More Read this article
  • Council opts for a ‘body double’ with its 19 new Mercedes-Benz Econics

    Bolton Council’s latest refuse collection vehicles are fitted with two types of FAUN Zoeller body but true t...

    Read More Read this article

    Bowker forms skills partnership with Preston College

    Bowker Motor Group has announced a new long-term arrangement with Preston College to train automotive techni...

    Read More Read this article

    Nelson and Colne College Group invests in electric vehicle facilities

    Nelson and Colne College Group has invested £250,000 in new facilities which will train engineers and techni...

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  • The Landmark named as one of the best co-working spaces in the UK

    The Landmark in Burnley has been recognised as one of the top 10 co-working spaces in the UK by the Daily Ex...

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    Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing partners with Yumi Nutrition

    The Preston based wellbeing company has partnered with Manchester-based Yumi to provide their wellbeing and...

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    Refinitiv ranks Altius Group as number one for second year

    Altius Group are celebrating topping the 2021 UK Refinitiv Small-Cap and Mid-Market Merger and Acquisitions...

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Business Advice

  • How cleaning can boost your mental health

    We’ve taken a look into the link between cleaning and mental health.

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    Is it time to find your BMW Electric?

    With electric driving comes exciting possibilities. Book your one-2-one appointment at Bowker BMW today.

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    Control all your sales channels from a single platform

    In almost two years of lockdowns, restrictions and uncertainty, the world of digital continues to play a mor...

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  • What is alarm response?

    Find out more about Alarm Response - a service that can be put in place so that alarm activations at your bu...

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    Assisted stretching – what are the benefits?

    While we are able to stretch certain body parts ourselves, there are times when it is more beneficial to hav...

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    Looking after employees post-pandemic

    As businesses return to a post-pandemic ‘new normal’, there have been clear challenges in sectors hit hardes...

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  • Tribunal rules fear of catching Covid-19 is not a protected belief

    Most recently, the Tribunal decided that a fear of contracting COVID-19 was not sufficient to amount to a ‘p...

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    Debbie King Farleys deferred consideration

    The importance of due diligence

    When acquiring a business via an asset acquisition or acquiring a company via a purchase of shares, due dili...

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    ESG, and why your organisation needs it

    In the coming months and years in a post-pandemic world, there’s going to be a greater emphasis on ESG.

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Latest Appointments

  • Marketing Lancashire appoints partnerships manager

    Marketing Lancashire has appointed Ian Stackhouse as partnerships manager. 

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    Andrea Thompson becomes first woman to chair Eurofighter board

    Andrea Thompson of BAE Systems has been appointed as chair of the Eurofighter supervisory board.

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    Taylors appoints head of commercial property team

    John Lomax has been appointed as a partner and the first head of commercial property at Taylors Solicitors.

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  • College group announces appointment as senior figure retires

    Nelson and Colne College Group has appointed Phil Wilkinson as chair of the corporation, with Emma Schofield...

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    Vincents adds three to Garstang-based private client team

    Vincents Solicitors has expanded its private client team in Garstang with three new appointments.

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    AG announces latest appointments

    Preston-based AG Project and Building Consultancy has announced new appointments and promotions as it contin...

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  • Studio appoints director of data

    Studio.co.uk has appointed Gareth Powell as director of data to lead its newly created data team.

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    Moorland Private School appoints new headteacher

    Deborah Frost has been promoted to the role of headteacher at Clitheroe-based Moorland Private School.

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    Head of recruitment appointed by Alcedo Care

    Lancashire's John Townley joins Alcedo Care

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Business Awards

  • Hospitality entrepreneur named one of 2022’s most inspiring female founders

    Celia Gaze from Lancashire has been named as one of the UK’s most inspirational and dynamic female entrepren...

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    Red Rose Awards 2022 launches!

    The Red Rose Awards, Lancashire’s biggest celebration of business, has launched for 2022.

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    Nybble's Ram Gupta receives mayoral award

    Ram Gupta has received a mayoral award in recognition of contributions made towards Blackburn with Darwen.

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  • We're Good to Go industry standard to continue in 2022

    Reassuring all of our customers, partners, suppliers, and community, Heathcote & Co has followed governm...

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    Social enterprises honoured at regional awards

    Lancashire's best social enterprises have been recognised at Selnet’s 10th annual Enterprise In Society awar...

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    Second major win for North West business after year of success

    More awards success for Community and Business Partners CIC

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  • National award achievements

    Deborah Topping, director of DT Information Governance has been recognised at national awards.

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    Spencer Hayes Group victorious at Red Rose Awards 2021

    Spencer Hayes Group - Red Rose Award Winner of the Professional Services Award 2021

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    YOLO Wellbeing wins Health and Wellbeing Business 2021 at Red Rose Awards

    YOLO Wellbeing Ltd was named Health and Wellbeing Business 2021 at Lancashire Business View’s Red Rose Award...

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LBV Hub

  • Charity celebrates five years of Swansway Group support

    Swansway Group, a family owned business, shows its enduring support for inclusive entertainment with a furth...

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    Lancashire Mind to host virtual Wellbeing at Work Conference 2022

    Wellbeing at Work Conference hosted online by Lancashire Mind and open for all businesses

    Read More Read this article

    Canoe Challenge 2022 - Places now open

    Canoe Challenge sees teams of 2 or more paddle 25 miles (or 12 miles) on the Lancaster Canal from Preston to...

    Read More Read this article
  • What your recruitment process says about your brand

    Despite the rapidly changing business landscape around us, there are certain guiding principles that hold fi...

    Read More Read this article

    Council opts for a ‘body double’ with its 19 new Mercedes-Benz Econics

    Bolton Council’s latest refuse collection vehicles are fitted with two types of FAUN Zoeller body but true t...

    Read More Read this article

    The Landmark named as one of the best co-working spaces in the UK

    The Landmark in Burnley has been recognised as one of the top 10 co-working spaces in the UK by the Daily Ex...

    Read More Read this article
  • Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing partners with Yumi Nutrition

    The Preston based wellbeing company has partnered with Manchester-based Yumi to provide their wellbeing and...

    Read More Read this article

    Refinitiv ranks Altius Group as number one for second year

    Altius Group are celebrating topping the 2021 UK Refinitiv Small-Cap and Mid-Market Merger and Acquisitions...

    Read More Read this article

    Super allowances having little effect on UK economy, says tax expert

    Leading tax expert describes the introduction of super capital allowances during the Spring Budget 2021 as a...

    Read More Read this article

Property News

  • The Landmark named as one of the best co-working spaces in the UK

    The Landmark in Burnley has been recognised as one of the top 10 co-working spaces in the UK by the Daily Ex...

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    Manchester’s latest property developments in 2022 and beyond

    An update on Manchester's skyline.

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    Miller Homes appoints two North West directors

    The homebuilder has a number of active developments across the Lancashire region.

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  • Taylors appoints head of commercial property team

    John Lomax has been appointed as a partner and the first head of commercial property at Taylors Solicitors.

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    House prices will continue to rise in 2022, says Property Shop

    Steven Chippendale, managing director of Property Shop, believes property prices will continue to rise in 20...

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    Warton development, 90 per cent sold, is a hit with first-time buyers

    The development has been particularly popular amongst first time home buyers.

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  • The Landmark unveils stained glass window for opening of 1873 Wing

    The Landmark has unveiled stunning, unique stained glass windows featuring Burnley's significant achievement...

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    Conlon Construction appointed to Re-imagining the Harris Project

    Preston-based Conlon Construction has been appointed as project partner and preferred main contractor for th...

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    Walker Industrial Estate acquired by American firm

    Walker Industrial Estate, which sits by Junction 5 of the M65 in Blackburn, has been acquired by a San Franc...

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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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