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Five jobs at risk as Moorhouse’s cuts costs

Burnley-based Moorhouse’s Brewery has announced a business restructuring that could cost five jobs. The firm said that the move “aims to establish a cost base in line with market conditions and create a new culture of flexible working across the…

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Video: UCLan’s £200m Masterplan unveiled in CGI

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has unveiled a new CGI representation of how its £200 million Masterplan will look. Plans showing how the campus will be transformed over the next three years have been brought to life digitally in…

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‘Brexit having an impact’

Uncertainty over Brexit and the current political situation is having an impact with some developers now holding back on schemes, Barnfield Construction founder Tim Webber told an audience at a Lancashire Business View networking event. The chairman and managing director…

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100 years on: a home win for the women’s game

The most successful women’s football team in history has been recognised for its pioneering play on the pitch 100 years ago. The Preston factory team Dick, Kerr Ladies FC, was featured in a documentary about the women’s game on Channel…

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When should employee engagement start?

In association with 2017 is a candidate driven market, how can you stand out from your competition to attract the best talent for your business? By Laura Hartley, director, LHR. Engagement has been a buzzword for the past few years,…

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Nelson company creating jobs

Five new jobs have been created and turnover is set to triple at a Pendle surface provider, after the company received support from Boost, Lancashire’s Growth Business Hub. Blackoak Surfacing, which supplies resurfacing works on car parks, roads and footpaths to…

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Festival of Making: Crafting a difference

In association with A huge free festival celebrating manufacturing and craft has found a home in Lancashire. Lancashire makes things. So it was fitting that the first National Festival of Making took place in Blackburn, where a quarter of the…

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Can you compete in a saturated market?

In association with A quick google image search will often bring up an extensive array of products that all do a similar job. By Rory Southworth, senior product designer, UCLan. However, this should not put you off developing a new…

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When selling up isn’t enough

In association with “My business is my pension” is the answer that I hear almost every time I ask a business owner about their retirement planning. By Kevin McKenna, associate partner, St James’s Place Wealth Management. However, this entrepreneurial thinking…

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Tetrad bought by Derbyshire firm

Preston-based handcrafted furniture specialist Tetrad has been acquired by Belfield for an undisclosed sum. Belfield Group is designs and manufactures furniture and home furnishings, including upholstered furniture, mattresses, window coverings and cushions. The Ilkeston-based company is also a major supplier…

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