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MGS Technical Plastics 3D scanning Featured news

MGS bolsters 3D scanning capabilities

MGS Technical Plastics has invested five figures in bolstering its 3D measuring capabilities. The Blackburn-based plastic injection moulding specialist has purchased a £28,000 addition to its existing £50,000 Faro Edge ScanArm HD, which the company purchased in December 2015. The tool is…

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Matthew Jones Forbes Solicitors Featured advice

Property challenges on the horizon

By Matthew Jones, associate commercial property solicitor at Forbes From an in-depth look at building regulations to new measures affecting landlords, there’s much to prepare for over the rest of 2018. Here are just some of the things on the…

Rachael Howard Synergy Technology Featured advice

GDPR: Make the right decision, not a quick decision

By Rachael Howard, Sales Manager, Synergy Technology Customers in B2B markets are obviously company entities, but the relationships are between people. In a B2B setting, business is about individuals interacting and sharing information with and about each other. Thus personal…

Samlesbury Hotel Breaking News

Samlesbury Hotel goes into administration

Samlesbury Hotel, one of Lancashire’s best known hotels has gone into administration and the search is on for new owners. Squire Hotels’ Best Western Plus Samlesbury hotel on Preston New Road continues to trade and is still open for business…

Peter Wizzer Wilson F-35 News

Lancashire pilot completes F-35 test

The F-35 combat aircraft program has completed its final developmental test flight of the System Development and Demonstration phase, with Lancashire-born pilot Peter ‘Wizzer’ Wilson in the hotseat. The F-35 is the fifth generation combat aircraft developed and built in part by…

East Lancashire Hospice Corporate Challenge launch 2018 News

26 companies join hospice challenge

Twenty-six Lancashire business have signed up to pledge funds for the East Lancashire Hospice Corporate Challenge. This year has seen 26 companies sign up to raise as much money as possible to provide a range of services for patients with life-limiting…

Frank Whittle Partnership Chorley NHS News

FWP placed on major frameworks

Preston-based construction specialist Frank Whittle Partnership has secured places on two major purchasing frameworks. The framework agreements are with the NHS Shared Business Services, which is tasked with saving £16m per year, and the Liverpool-headquartered Construction Impact Framework, which has a…

Tracey Murphy HR Savvy Featured advice

Top tips for increasing productivity

By Tracey Murphy, managing director, HR Savvy HR Savvy advises over 100 businesses from across Lancashire every month. Here are some tips to help businesses to get more value from their employees. 1. Vision and Purpose Work with your management…

Steve Worrall Haydock Finance Featured advice

Asset refinance made easy

By Steve Worrall, managing director, Haydock Finance If your business would benefit from a cash injection, then you should consider Asset Refinance.   By releasing equity tied up in existing fixed assets which you already own, refinancing can help improve…

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