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MHA Moore and Smalley welcomes 22 new staff in Class of 2021 trainee intake

September 14, 2021
Accountancy and business advisory firm MHA Moore and Smalley has recruited 22 new staff members as part of its 2021 trainee and apprentice intake. The new recruits have joined across the firm’s Lancaster, Preston,...

Be Part of Freshers’ Fest brought to you by Lancaster University Students’ Union

September 14, 2021
If your team, department or business would benefit from a presence at this year’s fresher’s fair, you now have a chance to get involved. Fresher’s Fest will be the biggest ‘freshers fair’ event yet, as it...

Think Recycling joins Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

September 13, 2021
Think Recycling, formally A1 Supa Skips, Envirofirst and Think Pink Skips, has been recently acquired by APK Group. APK Group was established in 2015 in Cumbria, starting off as a main contractor on a housing...

Free Event for Manufacturing, Packing, Assembling and Processing SME's

September 13, 2021
Join Pete McOnie of AMRC North West on 28th September at Fraser House, Lancaster to learn if the implementation of technology can boost your businesses performance and if so how you can access support and funding....

A lovely evening for a barbecue!

September 08, 2021
A sunny evening late August was the setting for the Chamber’s Summer Social! A BBQ and Beer at Lancaster Brewery tempted members of Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce and their families to the Chamber’s...

Chamber Chat with David Jarratt

September 07, 2021
In recent years, I, along with some of my colleagues at UCLan, have been researching and writing about seaside resorts, with a particular focus on Morecambe. Some of our conclusions relate to the importance of both...

Anonymous donor offers hope for redundant Georgian church in Lancaster

September 07, 2021
£20,000 donation to find a new use for a historic Grade II*-listed church Innovative proposals to create a co-working space for businesses and entrepreneurs Partnership between local authority, businesses and...

Fire Safety Week

September 07, 2021
Now you have reopened is your business safe from the risk of fire?Also, safer business - information and advice to reduce deliberate fires.Download the advice here: Fire riskArson

County-wide Innovation Festival returns for Second Year

September 07, 2021
Lancashire Innovation Festival returns this autumn for a second year, building on the success of 2020. The week-long event celebrates innovative thinking across the county and how to drive future growth. The...

Common issues in logistics and supply chain in a pandemic, post-Brexit world

September 07, 2021
Part 1: Getting the paperwork right Daniel Barry, North Star Logistics The ongoing struggles that UK businesses have faced regarding Brexit, the Coronavirus pandemic, and usual “black swan” events has been well...

Chamber Chat with Vicky Lofthouse

August 31, 2021
Back to School Means Back to Business This week those parents of school age kids can collectively breathe a sigh of relief as the school gates open and kids return to the classroom.  Shoe shops and stationers...

HMRC refund for trading losses – new legislation offering a cashflow aid for businesses

August 31, 2021
Jenny Pape discusses recent legislation that may help businesses that have made losses receive a refund from HMRC, offering cashflow benefits for those who have been hit hardest. Last year was a year that many will...

Embrace Digital programme - free digital training

August 24, 2021
Embrace Digital is a series of webinars, 1:1 support and online workshops helping Lancashire businesses to discover and get started with the right digital tools. The programme...

Have your say on proposed Public Space Protection Orders

August 24, 2021
Lancaster City Council is asking local residents and businesses for their views on new Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) which will allow it to deal more effectively with cases of anti-social behaviour in a...

Chamber Chat with Jenny Natusch

August 24, 2021
Local Young People Need our help more than everIt’s a cliché but so true that ‘young people are the future’ however more than 12,000 11-18’s live in the Lancaster & Morecambe area and many are...

Chamber Chat with Edward Stanley

August 16, 2021
Dealing with dishonest executors Edward Stanley, contentious probate and trusts specialist from Harrison Drury, outlines typical examples of mismanagement of deceased estates and what beneficiaries can do to protect...

Lancaster City Council achieves Ministry of Defence Recognition Award

August 16, 2021
Lancaster City Council is proud to have been recognised with a silver award by the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, recognising its commitment to the employment of the Armed Forces...

Maximise Your International Online Sales

August 16, 2021
DIT North West have teamed up with International eCommerce consultancy Pattern to offer expert insights and insider knowledge for UK companies Maximise Your International Online Sales In the Q4 Peak Retail Period...

First Commemorative Plaque to a Woman in Lancaster

August 10, 2021
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is the largest conservation organisation in Europe, managing over 200 nature reserves and supporting projects around the world. The RSPB’s work may be national and...

Win Play in the Park tickets

August 10, 2021
To celebrate the return of the much-loved, Play the Park, which is now in full swing at Lancaster's enchanting Williamson Park. ICS Accounting has launched a fantastic giveaway to win four tickets to see the fun and...
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