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Arson reduction advice - Lancashire Fire & Rescue

May 05, 2020
Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service have advised that ue to the present situation that we are in as a country they just wanted to remind business owners the risk of arson. Please find attached two leaflets regarding...

Array Festival Lancaster, Digital and Tech

May 05, 2020
Lancaster’s first virtual digital and tech festival, Array Festival, will go live throughout May to encourage those in the region to learn more about the city’s industry. A series of online seminars and...

Eagles 'family 400' charity bike ride!

May 05, 2020
On Monday 11 May starting at 1300 hrs the Eagles Family will attempt a 24hr 417-mile (671-km) indoor cycling charity challenge in aid of Morecambe Bay Foodbank. We will take our turns to try and make the distance on...

Lockdown From A Number Of Perspectives - Rod Taylor

April 28, 2020
Well, here we are entering week six of the Covid-19 lockdown. How has it been for you? I am writing this short account of my own experiences in my various areas of responsibility.  The pandemic has tested us in...

How to keep connected when the world feels a little disconnected - Lorna Stellakis Q2Q

April 28, 2020
It’s an understatement to say that things are up in the air and rather ‘unfamiliar.’ Really, we’re all so used to the ‘norm’, that panic ensues when anything doesn’t happen as expected – and, at the...

The Big Support for small business

April 28, 2020
Letter received from Michelle Owen, Big Support campaign for small business."I am writing to you as we have launched The Big Support for small business - a national campaign to get small businesses...

Moore & Smalley help 300 firms with furlough claims in first week

April 28, 2020
A Lancaster-based accountancy and business advisory firm has hailed a government scheme to keep people in their jobs after being asked to make claims on behalf of 300 businesses in its first week. In just its first...

Covid Captures

April 28, 2020
The latest project from Nick Dagger Photography goes behind the scenes of our new way of working during lockdown. 'Covid Captures' will be a collection of images and stories that encapsulates the people and...

Covid-19 Business Impact Survey North Lancashire

April 22, 2020
COVID-19 Impact and Support Survey - Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce and Morecambe BID Please can you spare a few minutes to complete the survey? We are gathering this information so that...

Just Company - companionship for the elderly

April 22, 2020
Just Company is a unique service providing meaningful and regular companionship to elderly people who are lonely, isolated or provide companionship on behalf of a family who want their loved ones to get out and about....

Lancaster & Morecambe College Continues to Serve its Community During Lockdown - Wes Johnson

April 21, 2020
As Lancaster & Morecambe’s College we can trace our roots right back to 1824, we are proud to be shaped by our employers to the benefit of all members of our community.  Our commitment to our community is...

CORONAVIRUS – JOB RETENTION SCHEME FAQS

April 21, 2020
The Government has announced that all UK employers will be able to access support to continue paying part of their employees’ salary for those employees that would otherwise have been laid off during this crisis....

Wealthsmith’s Wellbeing Thinking positively about health and wealth

April 21, 2020
Sanlam Wellsmiths have put together the following series: "Our world has been turned upside down in the last few weeks. We recognise that in the midst of this uncertainty our primary role is to act as stewards of...

Powering that extra mile - EDF by Mark Lees & Giles Kay

April 15, 2020
If there is one thing we can rely on here at Heysham power station is staff going that extra mile to make sure there they are powering the nation but also looking at what they can also do to help in their communities....

Covid-19, and the Hospitality Industry - Paul Bury

April 09, 2020
The Lothersdale Hotel has been owned by the my family for 67 years and has seen the town and industry change many times over. The COVID-19 pandemic though has presented a set of challenges to the Hospitality Industry...

The self-employed and CoronaVirus

April 08, 2020
Some of the workers most affected by the Coronavirus are the self-employed. Many have seen their workloads disappear overnight and face an uncertain future regarding their income. It’s logistically difficult to...

Legionnaires’ Disease. Essential Reading for Business Owners during Covid-19 Pandemic.

April 08, 2020
The following guidance is crucial if we are to avoid cases of Legionnaires’ Disease following the current Covid-19 outbreak.   During this grim but essential lockdown period, many businesses, hotels,...

The end game! Vicky Lofthouse

April 06, 2020
Jenson Steven Lofthouse turned four on the 12th February 2020. He is at his happiest when he is covered in dirt, tools in hand, showing of his latest find or creation. He never stands still, loves talking and says...

Lancaster law firm launches rapid response team for Coronavirus loans

April 06, 2020
Lancaster-based law firm Harrison Drury has set up a dedicated team to help businesses secure emergency loans quicker during the coronavirus crisis. The firm has established its rapid response team following reports...

Apprenticeship Grant Advance - Construction

April 06, 2020
CITB are supporting construction employers  by providing advance payment of attendance grants for 2nd and 3rd year apprentices to ensure future skills are retained in the construction industry amid the...
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