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  • Forbes expands wills, trusts and probate service

    Forbes Solicitors has launched a new notary public service and made two new appointments to its wills, trust...

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    Preston homes receive outline planning permission

    Story Homes has secured outline planning permission for up to 125 new homes in Barton, Preston.

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    Startup city: Lancaster reimagined

    On paper Lancaster ought to be thriving.

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    Engineering company benefits from free upskilling through EnginE

    An engineering company has benefitted from free upskilling through the EnginE project

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    DTE Corporate Finance facilitates sale of Titan to inTec Business Solutions

    DTE Corporate Finance acted as lead advisor to the shareholders of Titan Network Services Ltd to inTec Busin...

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    Bow tie wearing Llamas inspires Lancashire entrepreneur’s book

    A book documenting a Lancashire entrepreneur’s journey to success will go on sale in the new year.

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  • Billian IT Solutions go live with first customer in Nigeria

    Billian IT Solutions are delighted to be working with their first customer in Nigeria.

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    Understanding restrictive covenants

    Employers often include restrictive covenants in employment contracts with the aim of restricting an employe...

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    2020 vision is vital

    As we prepare for the New Year, and the beginning of a new decade, it is an opportune moment to reflect on w...

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    An architect reflects on the past year

    As another year - another decade - draws to a close, it’s interesting to ponder the exciting and unknown fut...

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    Ace electrical engineering apprentice highly commended in national final

    A Nelson and Colne College engineering apprentice ace has been highly commended in the National Apprenticesh...

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    Lancaster ecommerce firm acquires collaborator

    Lancaster-based Cloud Commerce Pro has acquired long time collaborator ChannelGrabber.

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  • Vape Dinner Lady and Euro Garages partnership expands into Europe

    Euro Garages will host free standing display units on behalf of Vape Dinner Lady in more than 40 of its Fren...

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Latest News

  • Burnley hotel hosts national training day

    The Starboard Hotels Accelerator Programme (SHAPE) returned to the The Holiday Inn Express in Burnley, where...

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    Double Celebration for Preston Audi

    Family-owned Preston Audi celebrated a double when two team members achieved Audi Accreditation .

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    Create Group launches 'naked' calendar in aid of Prostate Cancer UK

    Construction Experts Create Group, launch 'naked' 2020 charity calendar in aid of Prostate Cancer UK

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  • fulfilmentcrowd enjoys best ever Black Friday

    Chorley based fulfilmentcrowd enjoyed a 320 per cent sales bump on Black Friday

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    Preston homes receive outline planning permission

    Story Homes has secured outline planning permission for up to 125 new homes in Barton, Preston.

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    Engineering company benefits from free upskilling through EnginE

    An engineering company has benefitted from free upskilling through the EnginE project

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  • Bow tie wearing Llamas inspires Lancashire entrepreneur’s book

    A book documenting a Lancashire entrepreneur’s journey to success will go on sale in the new year.

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    Billian IT Solutions go live with first customer in Nigeria

    Billian IT Solutions are delighted to be working with their first customer in Nigeria.

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    Ace electrical engineering apprentice highly commended in national final

    A Nelson and Colne College engineering apprentice ace has been highly commended in the National Apprenticesh...

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Business Advice

  • Rachel Harrison Farleys

    Understanding restrictive covenants

    Employers often include restrictive covenants in employment contracts with the aim of restricting an employe...

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    End of the road for Windows 7

    Way back in 2009 Windows 7 arrived as the replacement for the much-maligned Windows Vista.  

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    Twelve top tips to avoid employment law headaches this festive season

    12 top tips to avoid employment law headaches this festive season

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  • With the dark winter months upon us – what steps are you taking to encourage employee wellbeing?

    According to a recent study, four in ten UK adults are ‘close to breaking point’ at work.

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    Daring to dream for the prize

    It’s that time of the year where social media is filled with sentimental content of ceremonies and winners.

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    R&D credits supporting the innovators

    Rising numbers of SMEs are now taking advantage of support that exists to help them innovate.

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  • Court claim or insolvency proceedings?

    Issuing insolvency proceedings can be a much cheaper way of placing the defendant company into insolvency

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    Reform for small developers

    A report by the Home Builders Federation in 2017 stated that the delivery of houses from small builders had...

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    Christmas pay dates

    Pay dates and how it effects universal credit

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Latest Appointments

  • Forbes expands wills, trusts and probate service

    Forbes Solicitors has launched a new notary public service and made two new appointments to its wills, trust...

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    Family, business and Lancaster University Management School entwined in partnership

    Lancaster University Management School students so impressed one company with their expertise, they inspired...

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    Head of business development joins Napthens

    Regional law firm Napthens has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of an experienced business...

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  • Julian strikes a chord with Holker IT

    Technology specialist Holker IT has fine-tuned its management team with the appointment of an experienced Sa...

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    Lea Hough sets sights on the future with senior appointment

    Lea Hough Chartered Surveyors has appointed a senior planning and development surveyor, joining the firm’s h...

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    Forbes Solicitors appoints public sector specialist Gemma Duxbury

    Forbes Solicitors has appointed Gemma Duxbury as a senior associate in its Governance, Procurement & Inf...

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  • Head of sales and marketing appointed for Create Homes

    Create Homes, part of Create Group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Julie Hardy as head of sales a...

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    Lea Hough appoints first apprentice

    Lea Hough is delighted to announce the appointment of its first apprentice. Jacob Wade joins the firm as an...

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    Story Homes makes key Lancashire appointments

    Story Homes has appointed Paul Fleet as regional managing director and expanded its Chorley based commercial...

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Business Awards

  • Lancaster University Management School climbs European rankings

    Lancaster University Management School has been rated among Europe’s best as it climbed the Financial Times...

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    Forbes wins second personal injury award

    The insurance department at Forbes Solicitors has won Defendant Team of the Year at the Personal Injury Awar...

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    University events team wins pair of awards

    The conference and events team at Lancaster University has won two awards at the national Academic Venue Awa...

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  • Shru’s leadership highlighted with award

    The CEO of regional law firm Napthens has been announced as one of the north’s top business leaders.

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    Viva wins three marketing awards

    PR agency Viva has won three awards at the CIPR’s North West Pride Awards.

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    Sophie SPARkles with prestigious retail award

    Independent SPAR retailer from Burnley wins prestigious national award.

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  • Swansway apprentices celebrate graduation with go-karting fun

    Studying and completing an apprenticeship requires hard work and dedication, but when you’re fully qualified...

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    Lifetime achievement award for Suresite Group founder

    Geoff Oldham, chair of Suresite Group, was presented a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to th...

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    Blue Wren wins Innovation Award

    Blue Wren were crowned winners of the Business Model Innovation Award at the 2019 SME Innovation Awards

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LBV Hub

  • Double Celebration for Preston Audi

    Family-owned Preston Audi celebrated a double when two team members achieved Audi Accreditation .

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    Create Group launches 'naked' calendar in aid of Prostate Cancer UK

    Construction Experts Create Group, launch 'naked' 2020 charity calendar in aid of Prostate Cancer UK

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    Lancaster University Management School climbs European rankings

    Lancaster University Management School has been rated among Europe’s best as it climbed the Financial Times...

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  • Engineering company benefits from free upskilling through EnginE

    An engineering company has benefitted from free upskilling through the EnginE project

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    DTE Corporate Finance facilitates sale of Titan to inTec Business Solutions

    DTE Corporate Finance acted as lead advisor to the shareholders of Titan Network Services Ltd to inTec Busin...

    Read More Read this article

    Bow tie wearing Llamas inspires Lancashire entrepreneur’s book

    A book documenting a Lancashire entrepreneur’s journey to success will go on sale in the new year.

    Read More Read this article
  • Billian IT Solutions go live with first customer in Nigeria

    Billian IT Solutions are delighted to be working with their first customer in Nigeria.

    Read More Read this article

    An architect reflects on the past year

    As another year - another decade - draws to a close, it’s interesting to ponder the exciting and unknown fut...

    Read More Read this article

    Ace electrical engineering apprentice highly commended in national final

    A Nelson and Colne College engineering apprentice ace has been highly commended in the National Apprenticesh...

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Property News

  • Preston homes receive outline planning permission

    Story Homes has secured outline planning permission for up to 125 new homes in Barton, Preston.

    Read More Read this article

    An architect reflects on the past year

    As another year - another decade - draws to a close, it’s interesting to ponder the exciting and unknown fut...

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    Coulter delivers office of the decade for Business Insight 3

    Coulter Office Interiors has delivered a ‘stand-out office environment’ for Preston technology firm, Busines...

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  • Women working in property invited to Christmas event

    The Lancashire and Cumbria branch of Women in Property are inviting people to their Christmas networking eve...

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    Office design: The rise of resimercial design

    Coulter Office Interior's Managing Director, Stewart Simon, discusses the increasingly popular 'resimercial'...

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    Lea Hough sets sights on the future with senior appointment

    Lea Hough Chartered Surveyors has appointed a senior planning and development surveyor, joining the firm’s h...

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  • Bellway buys land in Lymm for 64 new homes

    New residential development in Lymm

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    Winckley Square property acquired by growing Wrkspace

    A landmark property on Preston’s Winckley Square has been acquired by a growing operator of serviced office...

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    Lea Hough appoints first apprentice

    Lea Hough is delighted to announce the appointment of its first apprentice. Jacob Wade joins the firm as an...

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LBV Debates

  • 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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    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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