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  • Marketing Lancashire reaches out to hospitality and leisure sector

    COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges with it, especially for the leisure and hospitality industry i...

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    Day 6 - You are not alone… the secret is connection

    Day 6 is one of the most important talking about our connections with others.

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    Ten tips to improve productivity working remotely

    Blue Wren have compiled 10 tips that you can implement immediately to improve your productivity while workin...

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    Salon success for former Blackburn College hairdressing apprentice Tony

    Former Blackburn College Hairdressing Apprentice Tony Cavallo is experiencing success with his own business...

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    Dreamtex wins gold for green collection

    Chorley-based Dreamtex has won gold for its National Geographic Ocean Life bedding made from recycled materi...

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    Double recognition for care heroes

    Winner: Healthcare Business Award and In-house Training Award

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  • Day 5 - The problem with dopamine

    Day 5 and it's time to look at our guilty habit... phone.

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    Do some real marketing during the Covid-19 pandemic

    Now's a great time to engage in some real marketing, not just marketing communications.

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    David Coulthard interview: Mental toughness in Formula 1

    Business Psychologist Michael Costello Interviews F1's David Coulthard on Mental Toughness During the Lockdo...

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    Improving your productivity whilst working from home

    We visit three pillars of productivity - engagement, process improvement and integration - and discuss their...

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    Calls for a government task force to save Lancashire’s civil aerospace sector

    East Lancashire Chamber CEO calls for task force to support threatened aerospace sector

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    Job cuts loom at aerospace group

    Global aerospace group Safran Nacelles is consulting its Burnley workforce on a proposed redundancy programm...

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  • Burnley digital marketer shares lockdown tips

    Dave Walker of Burnley-based +24 hosted a free web seminar to help steer local businesses through the corona...

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Coronavirus news and advice

  • Businesses donate £120,000 to lockdown education initiative

    A collection of Lancashire businesses have donated a package of support worth £118,000 to help children stay...

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    Job cuts loom at aerospace group

    Global aerospace group Safran Nacelles is consulting its Burnley workforce on a proposed redundancy programm...

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    Burnley digital marketer shares lockdown tips

    Dave Walker of Burnley-based +24 hosted a free web seminar to help steer local businesses through the corona...

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  • Rising to the challenge

    From large corporations to family-run concerns, Lancashire’s manufacturers have answered the call and turned...

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    Doing their bit

    The coronavirus crisis has presented unprecedented challenges for Lancashire’s hospitality sector.

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    Saluting our business heroes

    If the pandemic has highlighted anything it is how important business, small, medium and large, is to the co...

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  • Digital Lancashire calls for collaboration

    In response to the ongoing and challenging COVID-19 crisis, Digital Lancashire is pleased to announce the la...

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    Bounce Back Loans and the risk of personal liability

    If you are considering taking a 'bounce back loan' you need to be alert to the risks, says Ian McCulloch, pa...

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    Lea Hough offers cautious welcome to reopening of housing market

    Following the easing of some lockdown restrictions last week, Lea Hough Chartered Surveyors have implemented...

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Latest News

  • Businesses donate £120,000 to lockdown education initiative

    A collection of Lancashire businesses have donated a package of support worth £118,000 to help children stay...

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    Hawkins Construction to build UK's largest carbon capture plant

    Skelmersdale-based Hawkins Construction has been appointed the principal contractor of what will become the...

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    Burnley College ranked best in the country

    Burnley College Sixth Form Centre has been ranked as the best in the country by the government.

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  • Marketing Lancashire reaches out to hospitality and leisure sector

    COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges with it, especially for the leisure and hospitality industry i...

    Read More Read this article

    Salon success for former Blackburn College hairdressing apprentice Tony

    Former Blackburn College Hairdressing Apprentice Tony Cavallo is experiencing success with his own business...

    Read More Read this article

    Dreamtex wins gold for green collection

    Chorley-based Dreamtex has won gold for its National Geographic Ocean Life bedding made from recycled materi...

    Read More Read this article
  • Calls for a government task force to save Lancashire’s civil aerospace sector

    East Lancashire Chamber CEO calls for task force to support threatened aerospace sector

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    Job cuts loom at aerospace group

    Global aerospace group Safran Nacelles is consulting its Burnley workforce on a proposed redundancy programm...

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    Rolls-Royce to cut 9,000 jobs

    Manufacturing firm Rolls-Royce, which operates two sites in Lancashire, is to cut 9,000 jobs from its global...

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Business Advice

  • Staying cyber safe at home

    With many workforces working from home in the current situation, many business owners/directors have realise...

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    Day 6 - You are not alone… the secret is connection

    Day 6 is one of the most important talking about our connections with others.

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    Day 5 - The problem with dopamine

    Day 5 and it's time to look at our guilty habit... phone.

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  • Do some real marketing during the Covid-19 pandemic

    Now's a great time to engage in some real marketing, not just marketing communications.

    Read More Read this article

    Improving your productivity whilst working from home

    We visit three pillars of productivity - engagement, process improvement and integration - and discuss their...

    Read More Read this article

    Burnley digital marketer shares lockdown tips

    Dave Walker of Burnley-based +24 hosted a free web seminar to help steer local businesses through the corona...

    Read More Read this article
  • Day 4 - The Stress of Kids

    Day 4 is all about recognising stress in the little ones and teens and helping them deal with it.

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    Mental wellbeing: How to cope from home

    During the current pandemic, it is essential more than ever that we are able to stay healthy minded.

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    Uncertainty hitting the jobs market

    A summary and advice surrounding the latest unemployment figures

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Latest Appointments

  • ICAEW appoints UCLan's Robert Sheffrin as regional president

    Robert Sheffrin has been elected president of the Lancashire and South Lakeland branch of the Institute of C...

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    Lancashire accountant appointed chair of national body

    Deborah Wood, a partner at MHA Moore and Smalley, has been appointed as chairman of the Association of Indep...

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    David Mayor appointed as president of Blackburn Incorporated Law Association

    David Mayor, a Partner in Forbes Solicitors' Insurance department, has become the new President of Blackburn...

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  • Studio appoints trading director

    Accrington-based Studio.co.uk has appointed Rupert Nichols as trading director.

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    Key Group announces new group technology director

    Key Group has promoted Jack Neary to the position of group technology director.

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    CG appoints managing partner

    Chorley-based law firm CG Professional has announced two new key appointments, including Benjamin Dredge as...

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  • Jill Morris promoted to partner at PM+M

    PM+M has promoted Jill Morris to partner.

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    Neil Bowker takes key role on warehousing board

    Neil Bowker has been appointed vice chair of the UK Warehousing Association's management board.

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    Singletons & Co grows NPD team

    Longridge-based Singletons & Co. has appointed an additional member of staff to its new product developm...

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Business Awards

  • Preston pub wins national design award after renovation

    Plau, a historic family-owned pub in Preston won the ‘Conversion Award’ at CAMRA’s prestigious Pub Design Aw...

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    Spiroflow employee wins SHAPA Newcomer Award

    Matthew Ringland, a young engineer from powder handling and dry solids processing experts, Spiroflow, has be...

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    Blackburn Youth Zone supports 4,000 people over bank holiday weekend

    Praise to Blackburn Youth Zone as they support over 4,000 people through ‘ZONE to HOME’ campaign over the ba...

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  • Calico Group earns accreditation for tackling domestic abuse

    The Calico Group has earned a DAHA award for its work against domestic abuse, becoming the first housing ass...

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    Viva nominated for national PR award

    PR and marketing agency Viva have been shortlisted in the 2020 CIPR Excellence Awards organised by the Chart...

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    B&FC apprentices and employers recognised at virtual awards ceremony

    Coronavirus pandemic no barrier to B&FC celebrating apprentice and employer achievements.

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  • Spiroflow scoops major regional business award

    Powder handling and dry solids processing experts, Spiroflow win Red Rose Award.

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    UCLan lecturer wins student employability award

    Simon Price, principal Lecturer with UCLan’s School of Law and Social Science, has won an award in recogniti...

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    Winners of 10th Red Rose Awards revealed!

    More than 1,000 guests celebrated in Blackpool with the newly crowned champion businesses of Lancashire at t...

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LBV Hub

  • Marketing Lancashire reaches out to hospitality and leisure sector

    COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges with it, especially for the leisure and hospitality industry i...

    Read More Read this article

    Day 6 - You are not alone… the secret is connection

    Day 6 is one of the most important talking about our connections with others.

    Read More Read this article

    Ten tips to improve productivity working remotely

    Blue Wren have compiled 10 tips that you can implement immediately to improve your productivity while workin...

    Read More Read this article
  • Salon success for former Blackburn College hairdressing apprentice Tony

    Former Blackburn College Hairdressing Apprentice Tony Cavallo is experiencing success with his own business...

    Read More Read this article

    Day 5 - The problem with dopamine

    Day 5 and it's time to look at our guilty habit... phone.

    Read More Read this article

    Do some real marketing during the Covid-19 pandemic

    Now's a great time to engage in some real marketing, not just marketing communications.

    Read More Read this article
  • David Coulthard interview: Mental toughness in Formula 1

    Business Psychologist Michael Costello Interviews F1's David Coulthard on Mental Toughness During the Lockdo...

    Read More Read this article

    Improving your productivity whilst working from home

    We visit three pillars of productivity - engagement, process improvement and integration - and discuss their...

    Read More Read this article

    Calls for a government task force to save Lancashire’s civil aerospace sector

    East Lancashire Chamber CEO calls for task force to support threatened aerospace sector

    Read More Read this article

Property News

  • Lea Hough offers cautious welcome to reopening of housing market

    Following the easing of some lockdown restrictions last week, Lea Hough Chartered Surveyors have implemented...

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    Rent reviews and lease renewals in uncertain times

    How do you assess the rent where a lease renewal or rent review falls due in the present climate?

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    New 360 degree virtual tours are a success for Petty Real in lockdown

    Petty Real offering 360 tours of properties has taken off

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  • Our views on the property market now, and post-pandemic

    How the property world will be affected by the lockdown depends how long it lasts. A short lockdown’s impact...

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    AG appoints dilapidations specialist

    Project and building consultancy AG has recruited dilapidations specialist Dan Metcalf.

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    Bellway retains HBF Five Star status

    Housebuilder Bellway has achieved five-star status for the fourth year in a row from the Home Builders Feder...

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  • MIPIM cancelled

    MIPIM, the international property and investment conference to which Lancashire was due to send its largest-...

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    Heaton Group partners with Studio KMA on Bishopgate Gardens

    Architects from Studio KMA have been brought on board by The Heaton Group to collaborate on the flagship Bis...

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    Health Innovation Campus is ready to open

    The first phase of the new £41m Health Innovation Campus (HIC) at Lancaster University is ready to open its...

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LBV Debates

  • 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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    Building a scale model and accessing finance

    How easy is it to scale-up and grow a business?

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    Powerhouse debate: Time to increase the power

    Is Lancashire failing to seize the opportunities the Northern Powerhouse brings and what can we do to make s...

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  • Leading from the front

    What makes a good leader and how do we develop our leaders of the future?

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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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    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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