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Oswaltwistle Mills BCC awarded Business Centre of the Month

Oswaldtwistle Mills Business Centre is a refreshingly unique business centre located in a secluded landscaped grounds close to Blackburn, featuring a number of attractive period office suites with modern furnishings and services. There are many day-to-day benefits of renting space…


Lustalux gains contractor recognition

We were recently delighted to gain recognition from one of our principal contractor customers, Kirkham based Warden. Lustalux was selected for a commendation based on a range of criteria including inquiry response times, staff attitude, lead times, site conduct and…


Scancapture’s MD is appointed as Lancashire’s Employee Engagement Guru

Scancapture’s founder and Managing Director Steve Smith has been chosen as an employee engagement ‘guru’ for the government initiative ‘Engage For Success’. Engage for Success is a movement set up by Prime Minister David Cameron in November 2012, commit…

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North West FD’s views on the economy for 2013

A survey of Finance Directors from some of the North West’s leading businesses suggests the economic outlook is more positive starting 2013 than this time last year. 67% of FDs surveyed anticipate the economic climate will stay the same in…


Culturapedia relaunches with improved paywalls

With the support of Regenerate Pennine Lancashire, Blackburn based cultural project management company, Culturapedia, has revamped and relaunched is the national online resource for professionals working in community and participatory arts. mailout started as…


Take a balanced approach to RPI, warns Taylor Patterson

Taylor Patterson is urging clients to take a balanced view of last week’s announcement around the retail price index (RPI), after the Office for National Statistics (ONS) announced that the way RPI is calculated would remain unchanged. If the RPI…

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Home owners and first-time buyers set to benefit from funding for lending scheme

The mortgage market is set to continue its recovery this year, thanks to restored confidence fuelled by the government’s Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) and increased competition amongst banks. First-time buyers and individuals with Standard Variable Rate (SVR) mortgages are…


Businesses and students to benefit from Lancashire app maker

A Chorley businessman has developed a new online tool that will help students enter the business place with experience of mobile app creation. John Bidder, Managing Director of Get Logged In, has developed ‘Blippit’, an online tool that allows people…

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Higher-earners set to lose out after state pension changes

Pensioners look set to benefit from a new flat-rate pension announced by the government today, but Preston-based financial advisory group Taylor Patterson warns some people will lose out. The 2013 budget will see the current basic state pension merge with…


Being bored at work will boost your creativity

UCLan psychology experts have discovered daydreaming is a positive thing Most of us think of being bored at work as a negative experience, but a new study suggests it can have positive results including an increase in creativity because it…


UCLan team discover largest structure in the universe

An international team led by academics from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) has found the largest known structure in the universe. The large quasar group (LQG) is so large that it would take a spacecraft travelling at the speed…


ROQ IT award brief to Motionlab

Providers of strategic software testing services and solutions, ROQ IT, have enjoyed a highly successful and prosperous long-term relationship with Motionlab, after we previously designed their existing website and entire suite of creative communications. Our partnership has been e…

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