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Great Britain - Imogen Brettell

January 21, 2020
I cannot believe we have entered 2020: the start of a new decade and my turn for another Chamber Chat. I really want to talk about the B word, but not the one you’re thinking about. Over Christmas I travelled to the...

Ransomware reporting advice

January 21, 2020
This week in the North West we've seen two businesses become victims of ransomware. Like denial of service (D-DoS) attacks, they are classed as crimes in action - a bit like kidnap and extortion. Reporting to law...

Lancaster District Responsible Business Network

January 21, 2020
You are invited to the launch of the Lancaster District Responsible Business Network Thursday 27 February 2020, 4pm-6pm Lancaster & Morecambe College Are you a local business and passionate about our...

Funding a growing and innovative business

January 21, 2020
Lancaster University management School would be delighted if you can join them at their ‘Funding a growing and innovative business’ breakfast event on Thursday 30 January 2020 at Lancaster University from 8.30 –...

Women in the food industry event

January 21, 2020
Women in the Food Industry #WIFI announces first Northern event Women in the Food Industry’s first Northern event pays homage to ‘Lancashire Female Food Entrepreneurs’ The free event is a collaboration...

Partner promotions at Lancaster accountancy firm

January 21, 2020
A North West accounting and business advisory firm, and a Chamber Ambassador, is marking the start of a new decade by promoting two team members in its Lancaster office. Baldwins, a CogitalGroup company, has promoted...

Content is key to new gallery opening

January 21, 2020
An awardwinning photographer is to open Morecambe’s newest gallery with his surreal focus on the advertising world. David Stewart’s Paid Content exhibition launches the White Elephant Gallery in its new Euston...

Catherine joins Harrison Drury’s property team

January 21, 2020
  North West law firm Harrison Drury, and Chamber Ambassador, has appointed experienced commercial property solicitor Catherine Worthington to its team. Catherine will work across the firm’s Lancaster and...

Give Your Business Utilities a Refresh for 2020

January 21, 2020
January is a time for reflection for most people and this includes business owners, with the new year bringing with it an opportunity to take stock of performance during the past 12 months, create goals for the year...

2020 adventurers sought for charity trek to one of seven wonders of the world

January 21, 2020
Adventurers are being sought to join charity Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s epic 10-day October expedition to Peru’s Machu Picchu, one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. To reach the spectacular Incan citadel...

A busy year ahead - Steve Wood

January 14, 2020
“Okay -  it’s mid-January but Happy New Year to you all.  I hope you have a successful year both, professionally and personally. The Chamber Chat rota means I, after President’s welcome, get the...

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q4 2019: UK economy in stagnation as service sector slows

January 14, 2020
The latest results of the survey – which is the largest of its kind in the UK and a leading indicator of GDP growth - found protracted weakness across most indicators of economic health in the final quarter of 2019....

Canal Quarter Strategic Regeneration Framework (draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD)) Consultation

January 14, 2020
Earlier this year a series of engagement events were held with representatives from a wide body of organisations and consultation was undertaken with the wider community to ask what the document should contain,...

Health Innovation events

January 14, 2020
22nd & 30th January – Health Innovation 2 day workshop Shape your ideas using an innovation tool ‘Design Thinking’. You will learn to put yourself into the shoes of the person whose problem you are trying...

2020 and beyond - Mal Garnett

January 07, 2020
So, we’ve waved goodbye to the 20-10s. I don't know about you but looking back there were some great years and yet others felt like a game of endurance, after all the decade began with what is ironically being...

PARK LIFE: JUDITH COYLE EDITORIAL JOINS FORCES WITH CRONSHAW EDITING

January 07, 2020
Chamber member Judith Coyle Editorial has joined forces with Cronshaw Editing to offer a wider range of copywriting, editing and proofreading services to businesses, writers and academics across North Lancashire and...

978 Bridging Charitable Activity for 2020

January 07, 2020
Simon Das- MD of 978 Bridging has always held charity and community close to his heart having worked in the voluntary sector for many years. Now is the time to bring that ethos formally into the growing firm. Going...

Christmas is for all, including yourself - Sandra Cottam-Shea

December 17, 2019
It’s almost upon us, Christmas. What a magical time of year, or is it a totally overwhelming time that results in depleted energy, frayed tempers and harsh self-judgement? This is the time of year that businesses,...

Lancashire universities to run first UK student-run tax helpline

December 17, 2019
The first student-run clinic in the UK for people seeking advice on tax issues will start in Lancaster in January. Lancaster University, the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and national charity TaxAid, which...

Help shape the future of the Canal Quarter

December 17, 2019
A chance for people to have their say about a blueprint for the Canal Quarter in Lancaster has just started, with the launch of an eight-week consultation. Lancaster City Council has commissioned consultants Avison...
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