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Chamber Chat with Marcus Angell

May 13, 2022
It’s time to regenerate Dalton Square In previous Chamber Chats, I have decried the lack of high-quality, city-centre office space and serviced apartment accommodation. Well now Lancaster has a fantastic new large...

Spring social

May 13, 2022
As the Head of Marketing at ICS Accounting, I recently had the pleasure of attending the Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce Spring Social. The Chamber hosts many fantastic events throughout the year,...

New fully funded programme launched to support scaleup businesses to accelerate growth

May 13, 2022
Ambitious scaleup businesses in Lancashire are being invited to apply for a new programme fully funded by Lancashire County Council which is designed to help them accelerate their growth. The Scaleup Leaders Network,...

Fuuse acquires Envisij to deliver Enterprise level smart charging

May 13, 2022
Fast growing, Lancaster based EV charging platform, Fuuse, has acquired energy monitoring and management consultancy Envisij to provide commercial customers with deeper insights and solutions for their EV charging...

Chamber Chat with Charlotte Rawes

May 10, 2022
Sense of Pride and Place As a true sandgrownian, I am immensely proud of my Morecambe/Poulton roots and heritage. A descendant from the Poulton fishermen family the Gardner’s. My three times great grandmother, Ann...

Quarterly insolvency statistics – Company liquidations and personal insolvencies keep rising as the cost of living hits

May 03, 2022
Nicola Clark, Restructuring & Insolvency (R&I) Partner at Azets, the UK’s largest regional accounting firm and specialist business advisor to SMEs, comments on the latest quarterly insolvency statistics...

Support Lancashire’s Careers Hub and become an Enterprise Adviser

May 03, 2022
Enterprise Advisers are volunteers from business who work directly with an individual School or College to support their Careers Leader and Senior Leadership Team to drive improvements in careers provision and help...

Chamber Chat with John O'Neill

May 03, 2022
My sister was a vampire Well, not in the literal sense but she was an artistic vampire. She is the eldest of five children and, miraculously, she seemed to inherit the meagre artistic talents from my parents leaving...

Chamber Chat with Vicky Lofthouse

April 25, 2022
Make time to reconnect I thoroughly enjoyed meeting with Mark Davies, the new Chief Executive Officer of Lancaster City Council last week. Along with my colleague John O’Neill and Chamber President Jon Powell, we...

SilverDoor Appoints Christine Reichenberger as Business Development Manager – Americas

April 25, 2022
Continuing its rapid global expansion, SilverDoor Apartments has appointed Christine Reichenberger as Business Development Manager – Americas. Joining a global Business Development team, Christine will be...

Chamber Chat with Alastair Richards

April 19, 2022
When giving, let the taxman take the strain If you live or work in Lancaster, then you’ll be aware that there are plenty of charities out there asking you to support them. Whether it’s a national, regional, local...

Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce welcomes new Ambassador member

April 19, 2022
Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce is extremely pleased to welcome Brabners as new Ambassador Members of the Chamber. The Chamber first introduced the Ambassador programme in 2016 and has seen exciting growth...

SilverDoor Apartments announces opening of new office in Madrid, Spain

April 12, 2022
Following a period of continued growth, SilverDoor Apartments is expanding its presence in Iberia and the European continent by opening a new office in the heart of Madrid. The expansion comes after SilverDoor’s...

New building for Lancaster and District Homeless Action Service

April 12, 2022
Lancaster and District Homeless Action Service (LDHAS) has been providing a range of services for street homeless and vulnerably housed people for over 30 years. For the past 20 years or so it has been based on the...

Chamber Chat with Alistair Eagles

April 12, 2022
The British energy security strategy announced by Government last week is an attempt to move the country back towards energy independence. As part of this strategy, a range of different proposals has been made. Many...

Chamber Chat with Harrison Drury

April 05, 2022
What is a Business Lasting Power of Attorney and do I need one? When determining a business continuity plan and crisis management strategy, business owners should ensure it covers what may happen if they are unable...

Miralis announces Chair following investment for Fuuse

April 05, 2022
Transport-focused data science and software engineering company Miralis have announced Judith Halkerston OBE as Chair of their board to support the company’s ambitious growth plans. The announcement comes after...

Experienced technical director strengthens MHA Moore and Smalley team

April 05, 2022
Lancaster-based accountancy and business advisory firm MHA Moore and Smalley has recruited a new technical director, further adding to its expertise across a range of business areas. Keeley Lund has joined the...

Chamber Chat with Martin Cheetham, EDF Heysham 1

March 29, 2022
Sitting in the recent Chamber Ambassador meeting at The Midland I was struck by the energy and enthusiasm this particular group of people have for this area its history and more importantly its future. The Chamber do...

Chamber Non-Executive Director Steps Down

March 29, 2022
Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce Board of Non-Executive Directors wishes to announce that Mal Garnett has resigned as a Non-Executive Director of the Chamber, due to his other business commitments which...
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