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LBV Hub allows members to showcase their products and services, promote the good news emerging from their businesses and list any events they’re hosting. All participating businesses are also included in the ever-expanding business directory – searchable by any visitor to this website.


In January 2017, Lancashire Business View, launched an improved version of the hub which is now available to all members. Additional benefits include your LBV print subscription and ability to add links back to your own site. Click here for more information and to join now!

Recent Hub Articles


The financial crisis 10 years after: Lessons to remember

Nearly 10 years ago (as at the time of writing), on 12th October 2007, the main US equity index, S&P 500 reached a relatively high point of 1,561 points. B…

LCWS Recycling donates computers to charity

Lancashire based IT & Electrical Recycling Company LCWS Recycling Ltd. from Padiham, are pleased to be able to support Lancashire Charities with the donation of re-furbished Computer Hardware.  Recent organisation that have benefited from donations include: <p…

Ladies Lunch Raises over £2,500 for Breast Cancer Now

  Now in its third year, the Lancashire Ladies Charity Lunch, raising vital funds for Breast Cancer Now (BCN), saw 70 of Lancashire’s business and p…

NPS North West continues to grow with three new apprentices

As part of our continuing growth NPS North West has recruited three new apprentices across our electrical, mechanical and admin teams. This year has seen the launch of our apprentice programme where we will be looking to bring in a…

More accreditations for Nublue

Lancaster – October 2017 Lancaster based eCommerce experts Nublue have added to their list of certified employees. Three of the business’ hosting gurus have successfully completed their LPI-e accreditations – a Linux certification….

MCL Group’s branding refresh sees six new websites launched by Piranha

The MCL Group (Int) Ltd has launched 6 new websites as part of an online branding refresh of all the companies within the Group.   The MCL Group  was established in 1999 and provides tailor-made bus…

Why it pays to arrange an LPA as early as possible

It can be heart-breaking watching a loved one suffer mental illness, whether a result of old-age, illness or injury. For most of us when we are going through this hardship, it can be easy to deny the reality of the…

Lantei Awards Evening a sign of the company’s growth

Lantei Awards Evening a sign of the company’s growth On Saturday October 7th 2017, Lantei Compliance Services displayed their appreciation for its employees when they held their first Employee Recognition Awards at The Samlesbury Hotel in Preston, La…

Warning over increased health & safety investigations

Businesses are being warned to take their health and safety responsibilities seriously after a number of high-value fines being imposed following prosecutions by the Government’s watchdog. Terry Griffin, partner in the Litigation team at Napthens s…

Coffee shows its muscle

A Kelbrook entrepreneur’s coffee business has been given a lift with endorsement from British Weight Lifting.   Sean Hickey, 28, is the owner of Extreme Bean, a healthy coffee alternative to the usual sources of caffeine fix.   <br /…

Apprenticeship accolade for seafood academy

An innovative partnership between the Seafood Pub Company and Nelson and Colne College is celebrating winning a prestigious apprenticeship award.   The Seafood Pub Company has been named the Large Employer of the Year in the Liverpool City Region, Cumbria…

How social can you afford to be?

Creativeworld launches new system which allows businesses to choose their own bespoke social media packages. It’s become clear that the businesses who aren’t already on social media or simply don’t have a requirement for an in-house team are m…

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