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Energy performance certificates – be aware

Are you prepared for the impact of the energy act? By Brent Forbes, director, Petty Chartered Surveyors. The 2011 Energy Act indicated that it could be illegal to let a property with an Energy Performance Certificate lower than an E…

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Padiham business JP74 provides online solution for Store First  

JP74, one of the region’s leading specialists in web platforms and applications, has successfully developed a ‘game changing’ digital solution for self-storage business Store First, which it hopes will strengthen its position as an honest and straightforward provider within the…


Granby recruits 11

Promotional marketing response and fulfilment company, Granby Marketing Services, has announced the appointment of 11 new contract packing operatives. Granby aims to offer jobs to local people within the community providing both temporary and permanent employment across a range of…

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Retiring from the business you own

You run a successful business, it’s got good staff and makes a bit of money. But you’ve got one eye on the day you can retire. You want to see a bit more of the world, or spend a bit…

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What makes the difference between a good hotel and a really great hotel?

By Michelle Taylor, director of sales, Preston Marriott. Excellent Service The people and the personal service you receive from them, is what sets one hotel above another. Because our time is short when we travel, we just want things to run smoothly,…


Anti-fracking protests hit Blackpool

Blackpool’s North and Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce was the subject of anti-fracking protests yesterday as part of a day of co-ordinated action against the industry throughout the UK. The No Dash for Gas – Reclaim the Power group, which was…


Workshops aim to inspire over 50s to get into enterprise

Social Enterprise Solutions (SES) and The Prince’s Initiative for Mature Enterprise (PRIME) are teaming up to help would-be mature entrepreneurs in Lancashire start their own businesses. The two organisations will be delivering a series of workshops between August and October…


Wallsauce.com secures Harry Potter rights

Ribchester wall coverings company Wallsauce.com has struck a new licensing deal with Warner Bros giving them exclusive image rights to the Harry Potter movie series. The firm specialises in creating high-quality, bespoke wall coverings, and was previously granted a deal for…


PDS CNC Engineering given the Rolls Royce seal of approval

Nelson-based PDS (CNC) Engineering has secured substantial new approvals from Rolls Royce Aerospace. PDS managing director Annette Weekes said the seven additional approvals are a great achievement for a Pendle firm. “We are delighted to have gained these new approvals with…

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