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  • Where should I put my EV charger?

    Choosing where to put your home EV charger

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    PM+M appoints new round of apprentices

    PM+M welcomes 2021 apprentices

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    Piranha director completes Fred Whitton Challenge, raising more than £1,000 for charity

    Lancashire’s Piranha Digital Director completes the Fred Whitton Challenge, raising more than £1,000 for cha...

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    Cruise company moves into new Chorley home

    Panache Cruises has taken up residence in Chorley's Strawberry Fields after securing growth funds from Roseb...

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    Preston named fastest-growing UK city for tech jobs

    Preston has been identified by the government's Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s Digital E...

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    Kiistone promotes trades through mentoring programme

    Tech start-up Kiistone has launched a new mentoring programme to encourage young people to consider a trade...

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  • Selling your business to an overseas buyer

    Would you know not to show the soles of your feet in Thailand? Make the “thumbs up” sign in the Middle East...

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    Residential property owners need to check their capital gains tax liability

    New 30-day filing requirement for UK residential property owners

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    Artisan market to take place in Whalley

    Crafty Vintage presents its Artisan Market

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    Is Anywhere Operations the future of work?

    With most of us having to work remotely for the last 18 months, many SMEs are asking what the future of work...

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    CMAC Group unveils fresh new look

    As part of the ongoing evolution of its brand, CMAC has released an updated identity to reflect who they are...

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    International Happiness at Work Week: The Viva View

    When I set up Viva PR nearly 20 years ago in my little back bedroom office, I wanted to create somewhere tha...

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  • Redrow adds five to commercial team

    Redrow has appointed five new members to the commercial team in its Lancashire division, based in Chorley.

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Coronavirus news and advice

  • 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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    How to safely reopen your business

    You want your employees to feel safe coming back to work, you want your customers to feel safe as they enter...

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Latest News

  • Piranha director completes Fred Whitton Challenge, raising more than £1,000 for charity

    Lancashire’s Piranha Digital Director completes the Fred Whitton Challenge, raising more than £1,000 for cha...

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    Cruise company moves into new Chorley home

    Panache Cruises has taken up residence in Chorley's Strawberry Fields after securing growth funds from Roseb...

    Read More Read this article

    Preston named fastest-growing UK city for tech jobs

    Preston has been identified by the government's Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s Digital E...

    Read More Read this article
  • Kiistone promotes trades through mentoring programme

    Tech start-up Kiistone has launched a new mentoring programme to encourage young people to consider a trade...

    Read More Read this article

    Artisan market to take place in Whalley

    Crafty Vintage presents its Artisan Market

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    CMAC Group unveils fresh new look

    As part of the ongoing evolution of its brand, CMAC has released an updated identity to reflect who they are...

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  • TheVitCo sees sales increase as lockdown ends

    Preston-based health supplements company TheVitCo has seen a 120 per cent increase in sales as the UK popula...

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    Where flexible working is always welcome, even from different time zones

    Participating in the Lancashire Forum gave me the clarity to see where we could pivot and the confidence to...

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    Forbes Solicitors' housing team builds for continued growth

    The housing and regeneration team at Forbes Solicitors is expanding its team across the North West as perfor...

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Business Advice

  • Tech Insight: What is patching or patch management?

    In this article, we take a brief look at What Is Patching or Patch Management and its importance in maintain...

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    Where should I put my EV charger?

    Choosing where to put your home EV charger

    Read More Read this article

    Selling your business to an overseas buyer

    Would you know not to show the soles of your feet in Thailand? Make the “thumbs up” sign in the Middle East...

    Read More Read this article
  • Residential property owners need to check their capital gains tax liability

    New 30-day filing requirement for UK residential property owners

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    Is Anywhere Operations the future of work?

    With most of us having to work remotely for the last 18 months, many SMEs are asking what the future of work...

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    Budweiser to trial new green can at Samlesbury plant

    Budweiser Brewing Group is to trial a new aluminium can which promises its lowest ever carbon footprint, wit...

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  • Does Microsoft back-up your data?

    As Microsoft 365 doesn`t comprehensively back up your data means having a backup solution is an important co...

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    19 essential YouTube statistics you need to know

    YouTube is one of the most powerful social media platforms on the planet - and you should be on it. Find out...

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    Are zombie companies facing a cliff edge on October 1st?

    A commentary on zombie companies and potential risks as support measures are withdrawn.

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Latest Appointments

  • Senior partner retires from Oglethorpe, Sturton & Gillibrand

    David Gillibrand is set to retire from his full-time role at Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand, marking th...

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    Huge rise in demand for video content sees new hire for Bigtank

    Rob Higgins joins the Tank Crew

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    PM+M appoints new round of apprentices

    PM+M welcomes 2021 apprentices

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  • Redrow adds five to commercial team

    Redrow has appointed five new members to the commercial team in its Lancashire division, based in Chorley.

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    Cowgills announces senior hire to support Lancashire businesses

    Cowgills announces senior hire to support Lancashire businesses

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    Bespoke recruits experienced digital marketer

    Bespoke has appointed Chris Dunkerley as senior digital marketing strategist.

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  • Two appointments at Workhouse

    Ribchester-based creative agency Workhouse has appointed two new members to its team.

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    Farleys retains 100 per cent of qualifying trainees and welcomes new intake

    North West law firm Farleys Solicitors has retained a record number of trainee solicitors qualifying from th...

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    CG Professional strengthens workforce again

    CG's team further strengthened

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Business Awards

  • Marketing Lancashire launches 2021 tourism awards

    Marketing Lancashire has launched the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2021 competition after last year's competiti...

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    Elektec is a winner at the BIBAs 2021

    Elektec has been named the winner of the BIBAs 2021 Construction Business of the Year Award

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    BIBAs 2021 winners announced

    The winners of the 2021 Be Inspired Business Awards have been revealed.

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  • Lancashire MINI retailer wins world social video accolade

    Bowker MINI in Blackburn and Preston has won this year’s World MINI Social Media Competition to produce and...

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    Lee Chambers and Essentialise Workplace Wellbeing up for five categories at the Hive Business Awards

    The startup workplace wellbeing company are finalists in 5 categories at the awards, which celebrate busines...

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    Digital agency and travel brand celebrate success despite the pandemic

    Lancaster-based digital agency, Fat Media, receives a triple-award win for their work with local travel bran...

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  • Lancashire hair brand is getting noticed

    A new hair product inspired by a three-year-old girl and developed in Lancashire has been nominated for two...

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    Elektec is a finalist for the Red Rose Awards 2021 - Small Business Award

    Elektec are thrilled to announce that we are finalists for the Red Rose Awards 2021, Small Business Award ru...

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    Alison Handling announced as finalists at the BIBAs 2021

    Alison Handling is proud to announce that following the latest round of judging, that they have made it thro...

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LBV Hub

  • Tech Insight: What is patching or patch management?

    In this article, we take a brief look at What Is Patching or Patch Management and its importance in maintain...

    Read More Read this article

    Huge rise in demand for video content sees new hire for Bigtank

    Rob Higgins joins the Tank Crew

    Read More Read this article

    Where should I put my EV charger?

    Choosing where to put your home EV charger

    Read More Read this article
  • PM+M appoints new round of apprentices

    PM+M welcomes 2021 apprentices

    Read More Read this article

    Piranha director completes Fred Whitton Challenge, raising more than £1,000 for charity

    Lancashire’s Piranha Digital Director completes the Fred Whitton Challenge, raising more than £1,000 for cha...

    Read More Read this article

    Residential property owners need to check their capital gains tax liability

    New 30-day filing requirement for UK residential property owners

    Read More Read this article
  • Artisan market to take place in Whalley

    Crafty Vintage presents its Artisan Market

    Read More Read this article

    Is Anywhere Operations the future of work?

    With most of us having to work remotely for the last 18 months, many SMEs are asking what the future of work...

    Read More Read this article

    CMAC Group unveils fresh new look

    As part of the ongoing evolution of its brand, CMAC has released an updated identity to reflect who they are...

    Read More Read this article

Property News

  • Business village deal completed

    The Burnley office of commercial property consultants Trevor Dawson has completed the disposal of Lomeshaye...

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    Countdown to Lancashire’s Property Conference

    The future of Lancashire’s high streets will be put under the microscope at the Lancashire Property Conferen...

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    AG secures place on £560m framework

    Preston-based AG Project + Building Consultancy (AG), has secured a place on the JV North framework - a cons...

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  • Success for Catterall housing development

    Sales success demonstrates signs of strong local housing market

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    Shout loud and proud for Lancashire!

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    Calico completes second phase of Padiham housing development

    Calico Homes has completed the second phase of its Perseverance Mill development in Padiham.

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  • Last Friday Club welcomes back property professionals

    Preston-based Anderton Gables will be re-launching its networking group for property and construction profes...

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    Shortlist revealed for return of Red Rose Awards

    The Red Rose Awards, Lancashire’s biggest business awards, has revealed the shortlist for its first post-pan...

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    Multi-ply set for Blackpool EZ move

    Specialist carbon fibre components manufacturer Multi-ply has received the keys for its new 40,000 sq ft hom...

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LBV Debates

  • 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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    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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