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Chamber Chat with Sarah Murphy

August 09, 2022
Change is the only constant in life according to Heraclitus. Sometimes we can influence change and sometimes it is simply out of our hands. In very recent times we have all lived through a significant period of...

Tell-tale sales of recessionary winds in construction sector

August 09, 2022
North West construction firms are being urged to brace themselves against payment freezes by ensuring watertight documentation for all site project work.  Nicola Clark, Restructuring and Insolvency...

Chamber Chat with Tarnia Elsworth

August 02, 2022
We Love Morecambe When I was asked to do the Chamber Chat, there were so many topics that I could have discussed around financial services, however, the most important ‘chat’ for us is the promotion of our local...

Competent Persons Scheme - feedback sought

August 02, 2022
Plus4 – on behalf of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) – is undertaking an important research survey relating to a proposed Competent Persons Scheme for people in positions of...

Chamber Chat with John O'Neill

July 26, 2022
Some ways mitigate inflation in your shopping basket Inflation had been threatening to explode ever since the Bank of England started Quantitative Easing after the financial crisis in 2008. Whilst this was deemed...

JUNE 2022 INSOLVENCY STATISTICS – Ailing North West businesses urged to act now amid peaking liquidations

July 26, 2022
A leading restructuring expert is urging businesses struggling to meet financial repayments to seek help before the cash runs out, following the release of the latest Official Government insolvency statistics for June...

Chamber AGM results

July 26, 2022
Last week, at Lancaster and Morecambe College, Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce held its 125th Annual General Meting.All motions were adopted and six new directors were appointed. The Chamber would like to...

Chamber Chat with Jon Powell

July 19, 2022
An update on St John's Church - The Chamber at St John's As many of you will know the Chamber have been working with the Churches Conservation Trust (CCT) on a project to transform St John's from a closed and...

Trustees Reminded of September Deadline

July 19, 2022
HMRC has extended the requirement for most non-taxable UK trusts to be registered with them by 1st September 2022. So far only a small fraction of the anticipated numbers have been added to the register and trustees...

Lancaster Businesswoman finalist for Inspirational Woman Award

July 19, 2022
Siobhan Courtney, Managing Director and Founder of The Eventus Recruitment Group, is delighted to be a finalist for the Inspirational Woman Award at the 2022 Enterprise Vision Awards (EVAs). Siobhan overcame cancer...

Chamber Chat with Paddy Hunt

July 12, 2022
Tips for ensuring your business is covered with the right insurance It can be hard to see the real-life, tangible benefits of business insurance until you need to make a claim, however it can play a huge role in...

Podcast Series based on Lancaster Civic Vision 100+ Guides & Walks Released

July 12, 2022
A new series of Podcasts based on the very successful guides and walks written for Lancaster Civic Vision (LCV) by Gordon Clark has been launched by Lancaster’s Beyond Radio. These guides and walks to the...

Exhibition by disabled artists showcased in Lancaster ahead of Edinburgh Fringe

July 12, 2022
An art exhibition showcasing ability ahead of disability is being displayed at the Bay Health Festival next month, ahead of being taken to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. A series of works from people with different...

Lunch and Learn with TP Financial Solutions

July 07, 2022
TP Financial Solutions are offering to come to your workplace to speak with your teams about financial matters;pension, investments and insurance. Whatever you think will be of most use. The feedback we have had has...

Chamber Chat with Chris Gardner

July 05, 2022
I’m fortunate enough to have an office just off Morecambe promenade and every time the weather is halfway civilised, I go for a walk up and down the promenade at lunchtime. Walking along the sea side of the road is...

Companies go BIK on electric cars as eco revolution accelerates

July 05, 2022
Employees at companies in the UK are increasingly switching to electric cars due to a combination of environmental, tax relief and regulatory reasons, it emerged today. Unprecedented demand is being seen by...

A window into some strange Morecambe sights

July 05, 2022
Fantastical ways of looking at many of Morecambe’s landmarks and prominent places are going on display across the town. Now You See It is a visual art project which began last year when giant inflatable sculptures...

Chamber Chat with Daniel Barry

June 28, 2022
Finally, Logistics and Supply chain gets its day in the sun You’ll often meet me at a chamber ambassador or networking group banging the drum for logistics and supply chain, how great the industry is and often the...

Third Sector Trends in North West England 2022

June 28, 2022
What is the study about? Third Sector Trends is the longest running study of the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in the UK. In Cumbria, surveys began in 2010 and have taken place every three...

The Eventus Recruitment Group continues expansion in both their Lancashire and Cheshire Offices

June 28, 2022
Due to significant growth, the Eventus Recruitment Group are hiring additional staff for their Wilmslow office, and recently employed a Lancaster University student – who will complete an Industry Placement,...
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