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  • Fracking is back

    Shale gas exploration operator Cuadrilla today confirmed it has resumed hydraulic fracturing operations at i...

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    Attract, retain and motivate the best people

    The recruitment goal of most companies is to attract, retain and motivate the very best people into the busi...

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    Blackburn Rovers CEO Steve Waggot recognised as an Inspiring Leader

    Director of executive recruitment firm, Walmsley Wilkinson Associates interviews Steve Waggott, CEO of Black...

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    Three more businesses pledge support in run up to Sub36 Awards entry deadline

    Three more Lancashire businesses, including one former winner, are backing the the Sub36 Awards by signing o...

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    New operator for West Coast Mainline

    The running of the West Coast Mainline will be taken over by a joint venture between First Group and Trenita...

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    Jobless figures ‘a warning sign’

    Rising unemployment figures in the North West have been flagged up as a “warning sign” for the region.

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  • Salad firm invests in smart technology

    Len Wright Salads is to tap into revolutionary digital technology to improve productivity and reduce waste.

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    HR specialist joins Napthens

    An expert with more than a decade of experience providing HR advice has joined Lancashire regional law firm...

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    Health Innovation Campus increasing breast screening attendance using AI

    New technology to boost the number of patients attending vital breast screening appointments has been develo...

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    HR business set to recruit after Boost support

    A HR consultancy built from scratch is planning to double its client-base to 120 in the next year after taki...

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    Web and digital agency Fertile Frog expands

    It’s been a very exciting few months for Lancashire digital agency Fertile Frog.

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    Full marks for Holgates holiday parks

    Each of the North Lancashire holiday parks owned and operated by Holgates has been granted five-star AA asse...

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  • GEM UK acquired by Bury trading partner

    GEM UK Mailing Solutions of Tarleton has been acquired by The Mailing Room (TMR) of Bury for an undisclosed...

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Latest News

  • Flavour Warehouse buys Northern Ireland retailer

    Darwen based e-liquid manufacturer Flavour Warehouse has acquired Total Vapour which will expand its trade i...

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    Keynote speakers fly in for Northwest’s premier European business showcase

    Keynote speakers fly in for Northwest’s premier European Business Showcase

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    Fracking is back

    Shale gas exploration operator Cuadrilla today confirmed it has resumed hydraulic fracturing operations at i...

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  • 2013/03/Virgin-Trains.jpg

    New operator for West Coast Mainline

    The running of the West Coast Mainline will be taken over by a joint venture between First Group and Trenita...

    Read More Read this article

    Jobless figures ‘a warning sign’

    Rising unemployment figures in the North West have been flagged up as a “warning sign” for the region.

    Read More Read this article

    Salad firm invests in smart technology

    Len Wright Salads is to tap into revolutionary digital technology to improve productivity and reduce waste.

    Read More Read this article
  • Health Innovation Campus increasing breast screening attendance using AI

    New technology to boost the number of patients attending vital breast screening appointments has been develo...

    Read More Read this article

    HR business set to recruit after Boost support

    A HR consultancy built from scratch is planning to double its client-base to 120 in the next year after taki...

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    Web and digital agency Fertile Frog expands

    It’s been a very exciting few months for Lancashire digital agency Fertile Frog.

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Business Advice

  • Planning smarter for a happier retirement

    It’s a common myth that the key to a happy retirement is the biggest possible pension pot.

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    Attract, retain and motivate the best people

    The recruitment goal of most companies is to attract, retain and motivate the very best people into the busi...

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    RICS valuers, are they worth it?

    For most people valuations are something that only crop up when it comes to buying and selling a property.

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  • Cost control: How FMs can benefit from keeping an eye on expenditure

    As scrutiny of the bottom line becomes increasingly intense, facilities managers can play a pivotal role in...

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    Debts don’t die with you!

    The common myth that debts die with you can have a catastrophic impact on grieving relatives. 

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    Lasting Power of Attorney warning for farmers

    The importance of a Lasting Power of Attorney in the farming industry is being highlighted by a legal expert...

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  • Creating a culture for growth

    We all know the benefits of having a stable team and what an asset long standing members can be to any busin...

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    Professional development planning cycle

    What is currently stopping you from being as successful as you feel you can be in your professional life?

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    Choosing the right pension for your goals

    Pensions fall into two categories: defined benefit and defined contribution. 

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Latest Appointments

  • Commercial property specialist Helen Marsh joins Forbes

    Helen Marsh has joined the commercial property team at Forbes Solicitors as a partner.

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    HR specialist joins Napthens

    An expert with more than a decade of experience providing HR advice has joined Lancashire regional law firm...

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    Suresite appoints Rob Davies as CTO

    Preston-based retail services company Suresite Group has appointed Rob Davies as chief technology officer.

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  • Pierce strengthens board with appointment of Simon Raine

    Pierce Chartered Accountants has appointed former banker Simon Raine as an advisor to its board of directors...

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    Two new promotions at Farleys Solicitors

    North West law firm Farleys Solicitors has announced their next round of promotions, following another year...

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    Door4 appoints new executives

    Door4 appointed two digital marketing executives, who will work on a range of retained accounts and website...

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  • Begbies Traynor makes two senior promotions in Preston

    Business recovery specialists Begbies Traynor has made two senior promotions in its Preston office.

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    EKM appoints Jessie Barth as events manager

    E-commerce specialist EKM has hired Jessie Barth to coordinate events hosted in its dedicated events space.

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    Charlie Moran takes senior intelligence role at KR Group

    Preston-based KR Group has appointed Charlie Moran as group data and business intelligence director.

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Business Awards

  • Three more businesses pledge support in run up to Sub36 Awards entry deadline

    Three more Lancashire businesses, including one former winner, are backing the the Sub36 Awards by signing o...

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    £35m UCLan development wins construction award

    The newly opened Engineering Innovation Centre at the University of Central Lancashire has been honoured for...

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    Regional finalists of the Small Business Big Heart Awards

    The Business Clinic have been selected as Regional Finalists for the Small Business Big Heart Awards 2019. H...

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  • Chorley Group drives away with Auto Trader award

    The Chorley Group has been named one of the best of the UK's 13,000 retailers by Auto Trader.

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    Local business named top dealer group in UK

    Family-owned Swansway Motor Group scooped the Motor Trader Dealers Group of the Year Award 2019.

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    Siobhan Courtney wins women in business award

    Siobhan Courtney, managing director of The Eventus Recruitment Group, has won the Women in Business category...

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  • Lancashire pair win PR awards

    Lancashire Constabulary has won a public relations award for its Think Child campaign, and Rawtenstall-based...

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    2019 EVAs finalists revealed

    The finalists for the 2019 Enterprise Vision Awards have been announced, honouring the top businesswomen in...

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    Community Foundation wins award for support of women

    The Community Foundation for Lancashire has been named Women’s Support Group of the Year at the English Wome...

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LBV Hub

  • Farleys and Pierce advise Springhill Care Group on sale to Prime Life

    The Corporate teams at Farleys Solicitors and Pierce Accountants have advised Ken and Nicola Nolan the owner...

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    Keynote speakers fly in for Northwest’s premier European business showcase

    Keynote speakers fly in for Northwest’s premier European Business Showcase

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    Blackburn Rovers CEO Steve Waggot recognised as an Inspiring Leader

    Director of executive recruitment firm, Walmsley Wilkinson Associates interviews Steve Waggott, CEO of Black...

    Read More Read this article
  • HR specialist joins Napthens

    An expert with more than a decade of experience providing HR advice has joined Lancashire regional law firm...

    Read More Read this article

    Health Innovation Campus increasing breast screening attendance using AI

    New technology to boost the number of patients attending vital breast screening appointments has been develo...

    Read More Read this article

    HR business set to recruit after Boost support

    A HR consultancy built from scratch is planning to double its client-base to 120 in the next year after taki...

    Read More Read this article
  • Web and digital agency Fertile Frog expands

    It’s been a very exciting few months for Lancashire digital agency Fertile Frog.

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    Oaktree Grange’s perfect solution for upsizing to a family home

    Lovell Homes offers tips on moving with little ones

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    Cost control: How FMs can benefit from keeping an eye on expenditure

    As scrutiny of the bottom line becomes increasingly intense, facilities managers can play a pivotal role in...

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Property News

  • Commercial property specialist Helen Marsh joins Forbes

    Helen Marsh has joined the commercial property team at Forbes Solicitors as a partner.

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    Three more businesses pledge support in run up to Sub36 Awards entry deadline

    Three more Lancashire businesses, including one former winner, are backing the the Sub36 Awards by signing o...

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    RICS valuers, are they worth it?

    For most people valuations are something that only crop up when it comes to buying and selling a property.

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  • Oaktree Grange’s perfect solution for upsizing to a family home

    Lovell Homes offers tips on moving with little ones

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    Bellway site manager wins Pride in the Job award

    Bellway Homes’ senior site manager Gavin Flannery is the proud recipient of a National House Building Counci...

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    Bluefig Investments secures approval for 55 Mosley Street scheme

    Bluefig Investments (UK) has secured planning permission to redevelop and expand Manchester city centre's 55...

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  • Conlon completes Spanish Hall restoration at Winter Gardens

    Conlon Construction has completed the £1.9m renovation of the Spanish Hall in Blackpool's Winter Gardens.

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    Energy Performance Certificate warning for landlords

    Private landlords are being warned of the importance of making sure their properties meet new energy efficie...

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    Property debate: The ideal homes mix

    Lancashire is seeing housebuilding grow at rapid rates in areas around the county.

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LBV Debates

  • Property debate: The ideal homes mix

    Lancashire is seeing housebuilding grow at rapid rates in areas around the county.

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    Technology debate: Making great connections

    The Internet of Things is revolutionising the way we all live and work. We gathered our panel at the offices...

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    Celebrating success

    With success stories from this year’s Red Rose Awards still fresh in everyone’s minds, we gathered a panel o...

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  • Family business debate: Relatively speaking

    Family businesses are the backbone of Lancashire’s economy. We brought our panel of experts to the table to...

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    Talking NHS innovation

    Doing business with the NHS can be challenging but a special gathering of experts in Lancashire looked to ea...

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    Debate: Smarter manufacturing

    Manufacturing is the lifeblood of Lancashire’s economy – but we need to get smarter at it.

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  • Debate: Substance abuse in the workplace

    It can be an uncomfortable issue to tackle, but the problem of substance abuse in the workplace can be disas...

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    Debate: Moving up the gears

    Moving up the gears: How do you make the successful transition from a start-up business to one that’s going...

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    Hot 100 debate: Challenge and opportunity

    We gathered a panel of Hot 100 business leaders at marketing agency every1 in Preston to discuss future grow...

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