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  • Celebrations at KeyFleet for long serving staff

    Dave Turner this week celebrates his three-year anniversary as head of sales and Janet Rompca celebrates six...

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    Joanna Cox joins Panthera as operations director

    Preston-based Panthera Biopartners has appointed Joanna Cox as operations director.

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    Tributes paid to South Ribble councillor

    Councillor Ken Jones, who made headlines last year for declaring a climate emergency in South Ribble, has di...

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    Three Questions with… Siobhan Courtney

    Here’s three questions with our managing director, Siobhan Courtney.

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    Boxer Brian Rose launches 2020 SPAR Lancashire School Games

    Pro boxer, Brian Rose, launches the 2020 SPAR Lancashire School Games season alongside 100 school children f...

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    FreshBooks launches in the UK

    FreshBooks, leading small business accounting software, launches in the UK

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  • The best podcasts for architects to listen to

    In 2020, there’s a podcast for every occasion. They’re relatively inexpensive to make, and easy to access -...

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    A new offer from Hilton Productivity Services to SMEs wanting to improve performance

    Hilton Productivity Services, led by Industrial Engineer Peter Hilton, supports clients to manage productivi...

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    Create Group holds interactive Health & Safety training sessions

    Construction and development expert Create Group holds interactive Health & Safety training sessions acr...

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    Barnfield submits plans for 11 acre industrial site in Burnley

    Barnfield Construction has a submitted planning application for an 11 acre industrial site on Rossendale Roa...

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    Progress made at Harris Quarter development

    The land earmarked for Preston's Harris Quarter leisure complex has been cleared and the developers will now...

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    Unmanned solar-powered aircraft completes test flight

    BAE Systems has announced the successful first flight of a solar-electric unmanned craft which has been deve...

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  • Getting contracts right for modular build projects

    Modular projects are becoming much more popular in the construction industry, particularly in projects where...

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Latest News

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    BAE posts £1.7bn increase in sales

    BAE Systems has posted a seven per cent increase in sales for the 2019 financial year

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    San Francisco tech company teams up with Red-Fern Media for global website redesign

    CyberCube a San-Francisco based technology business has partnered with Red-Fern to enhance its global digita...

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    Nelson and Colne College Group principal appointed as national leader in further education

    Nelson and Colne College Group principal Amanda Melton has been appointed to a national team of 11 FE colleg...

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  • Tributes paid to South Ribble councillor

    Councillor Ken Jones, who made headlines last year for declaring a climate emergency in South Ribble, has di...

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    Boxer Brian Rose launches 2020 SPAR Lancashire School Games

    Pro boxer, Brian Rose, launches the 2020 SPAR Lancashire School Games season alongside 100 school children f...

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    FreshBooks launches in the UK

    FreshBooks, leading small business accounting software, launches in the UK

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  • A new offer from Hilton Productivity Services to SMEs wanting to improve performance

    Hilton Productivity Services, led by Industrial Engineer Peter Hilton, supports clients to manage productivi...

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    Create Group holds interactive Health & Safety training sessions

    Construction and development expert Create Group holds interactive Health & Safety training sessions acr...

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    Barnfield submits plans for 11 acre industrial site in Burnley

    Barnfield Construction has a submitted planning application for an 11 acre industrial site on Rossendale Roa...

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Business Advice

  • Getting contracts right for modular build projects

    Modular projects are becoming much more popular in the construction industry, particularly in projects where...

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    Standing out from the crowd as an employer

    A recent report by the Open University found that 91% of UK organisations had struggled to find workers with...

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    What is copywriting? And why do you need it?

    When thinking about digital marketing focusing on modern basics such as social media can seem key, but copyw...

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  • How to set the right goals for the right reasons! (Setting goals, part 1)

    I want to talk to you about one of the most fundamental principles you can implement to help grow your dream...

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    Identifying a sprain

    Sprains are commonly used to describe an injury but what are they? How do we know when we have a sprain?

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    Mixing digital marketing with traditional

    The marketing world is changing: we predict that 2020 will bring further changes which businesses will need...

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  • Learn how this business owner has increased his pipeline by five!

    Learn how this business owner has increased his pipeline by five! (And how you can do it for your biz too!)

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    In business, you get what you tolerate

    In business, you get what you tolerate and if that’s mediocre, don’t expect anything else!

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    Rate cut brings cheer to high street

    The government laid out its legislative plans for the year ahead in the pre-Christmas Queen’s Speech.

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Latest Appointments

  • Joanna Cox joins Panthera as operations director

    Preston-based Panthera Biopartners has appointed Joanna Cox as operations director.

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    Blacko businessman appointed teaching fellow

    A retired Pendle businessman has been appointed an Honorary Teaching Fellow at Lancaster University Manageme...

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    Forbes adds to dispute resolution team

    Rebecca Cowdy has joined the Forbes Solicitors dispute resolution team as an associate solicitor.

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  • Growth continues for Simply Corporate Business Rescue & Recovery

    Following a strong initial 15 months, Simply Corporate has strengthened its team by recruiting senior insolv...

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    Farleys Solicitors strengthens private client offering with new hire

    Law firm Farleys Solicitors has welcomed the arrival of solicitor Ashley Marshall to its expanding Private C...

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    New charity ambassador looks to business community for support

    Youth charity appoints first Corporate Ambassador

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  • Continued growth means larger team for Seriun

    Seriun's recent appointments are Paul Jameson and Jonathan Swinton - who both join our growing Service Desk...

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    New faces and pricing structure for Business First

    Office provider Business First has started the new year with three new members of staff and a new pricing st...

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    Emma joins Napthens’ specialist HR team

    HR specialist Emma Christian has joined regional law firm Napthens’ specialist People Projects team.

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Business Awards

  • Hive launches 2020 awards

    Hive business network's Blackburn with Darwen business awards will return in 2020.

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    Pure AV named ‘Integrator of the Year’ at the AV News Awards

    The event, hosted by one of the leading AV publications, brought together a wealth of integrators, manufactu...

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    Pendle Business Awards 2020: Enter now

    The Awards, which recognises the exceptional achievements of the borough’s businesses and the people behind...

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  • WHN in Red Rose Award finals for second year running

    Woodcocks Haworth and Nuttall Solicitors has reached the finals of the Red Rose Awards for a second successi...

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    UCLan tops wellbeing league table

    The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has placed top of the 2020 Student Welfare League Table.

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    Apprentice graduate shortlisted for national engineering award

    Jake Duthie has reached the finals of the prestigious SEMTA Awards in the Graduate/Degree Apprentice categor...

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  • Create Group supports award-winning construction apprentice ambassador

    Construction and Development experts Create Group, based in Blackpool, is pleased to announce that one of th...

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    Seriun sponsors Red Rose Customer Service Award

    Announcing our sponsorship of the Customer Service Award at this year's Red Rose Awards.

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    Sign firm wins national awards

    The Central Lancashire division of Signs Express has won three of the firm's national awards.

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LBV Hub

  • San Francisco tech company teams up with Red-Fern Media for global website redesign

    CyberCube a San-Francisco based technology business has partnered with Red-Fern to enhance its global digita...

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    Nelson and Colne College Group principal appointed as national leader in further education

    Nelson and Colne College Group principal Amanda Melton has been appointed to a national team of 11 FE colleg...

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    Celebrations at KeyFleet for long serving staff

    Dave Turner this week celebrates his three-year anniversary as head of sales and Janet Rompca celebrates six...

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  • Three Questions with… Siobhan Courtney

    Here’s three questions with our managing director, Siobhan Courtney.

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    Boxer Brian Rose launches 2020 SPAR Lancashire School Games

    Pro boxer, Brian Rose, launches the 2020 SPAR Lancashire School Games season alongside 100 school children f...

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    FreshBooks launches in the UK

    FreshBooks, leading small business accounting software, launches in the UK

    Read More Read this article
  • The best podcasts for architects to listen to

    In 2020, there’s a podcast for every occasion. They’re relatively inexpensive to make, and easy to access -...

    Read More Read this article

    A new offer from Hilton Productivity Services to SMEs wanting to improve performance

    Hilton Productivity Services, led by Industrial Engineer Peter Hilton, supports clients to manage productivi...

    Read More Read this article

    Create Group holds interactive Health & Safety training sessions

    Construction and development expert Create Group holds interactive Health & Safety training sessions acr...

    Read More Read this article

Property News

  • Barnfield submits plans for 11 acre industrial site in Burnley

    Barnfield Construction has a submitted planning application for an 11 acre industrial site on Rossendale Roa...

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    Maple Grove selected for Cuerden development

    Maple Grove Developments has been selected by Lancashire County Council as its commercial development partne...

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    SilverDoor plans multi-million-pound refurbishment of Lancaster property

    Serviced apartment specialist SilverDoor has signed a £1.5m deal to take on 7 Dalton Square, Lancaster, and...

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  • Local families fall in love with Grey Gables Farm

    With love in the air ahead of Valentine’s Day, Bellway hosted a ‘fall in love with Grey Gables Farm’ brunch...

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    Office design: How to create a sustainable workplace

    Coulter Office Interiors MD, Stewart Simon, discusses how to create a workplace that promotes eco-friendly p...

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    New faces and pricing structure for Business First

    Office provider Business First has started the new year with three new members of staff and a new pricing st...

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  • Business booming for self storage after Lake District expansion

    A Chorley-based self storage firm has completed its fourth expansion in Cumbria to meet customer demand in t...

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    Anwyl crowned ‘Housebuilder of the Year’

    Anwyl Homes was crowned ‘Housebuilder of the Year’ at the Residential Property Awards 2020.

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    Ball & Berry adds four to Preston team

    Ball & Berry, the approved inspector and building control specialist, has recruited four new members to...

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LBV Debates

  • 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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  • 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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