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Lancashire Firm Plays Important Role in Prestigious Award for Met Office

May 10, 2018
Lancashire firm, LARS Communications Limited, has played an important role in a Met Office national renewal project which has led to a prestigious award. LARS was one of the companies working alongside the Met Office...

Holistic Dreamz Wellbeing Festival 14-15th July

May 10, 2018
We currently have four slots for speakers, 6 demonstration slots and twenty stalls available at our Health and Well-being Festival on the 14/15th July, at the Lancaster Holiday Inn, Caton Rd, Lancaster LA1 3RA. At...

What Workers Want Event

May 03, 2018
I would like to invite you to our “What Workers Want” event happening in June this year, this report was born off the back of our highly acclaimed annual UK Salary & Recruiting Trends. With over 15,000...

Prestigious Award for Met Office

May 03, 2018
The Met Office’s National Weather Radar Renewal Project has recently won a prestigious award and we are thrilled to have played an important role. LARS was one of the companies working alongside the Met Office and...

Chamber Chat – Neil Townsend

May 03, 2018
Every organisation, large or small relies on having a healthy and productive workforce. MIND the national mental health charity have for a number of years been working with employers to raise awareness of the...

Celebrate the release of the LBV80 at the Midland

May 03, 2018
Celebrate the release of the LBV80 at the Midland. Networking event. By attending this event, not only will you be one of the first to see the newest edition of Lancashire Business View, which will be celebrating 13...

Are people analytics key to improving productivity?

May 03, 2018
Small businesses may not have to report gender pay gaps, but they shouldn’t be left behind in the race to generate insight on employees, says Nadeem R Khan UK productivity is no higher today than it was just before...

What essential training does your organisation require?

May 03, 2018
The Lancaster Chamber is collaborating with Optimizhr to bring you a unique set of training programs and would like to gain your insights into what you think are the best areas that you would like us to cover. Please...

Morecambe is blooming with giant poppies

May 03, 2018
Recently Morecambe Business Improvement District (BID) purchased 1,000 giant poppies to help commemorate the 100th year anniversary of the end of World War One, and also the formation of the Royal Air Force. Such was...

Carnival to Create Legacy Wildlife Woodland

May 03, 2018
Now that the Morecambe Carnival is established and has shown its worth to the local economy (over £3 million last year), the organisers recognise that bringing 55,000 people together over a weekend in August has an...

Pension Allocation – is it any use?

May 03, 2018
I would wager that most people have not even heard of Pension Allocation (PA), which is the ability when you decide to draw your benefits to give up a certain amount to provide a pension for someone else after your...

Global Link seeks support

May 03, 2018
Global Link is a Lancaster based global education charity, running exhibitions, workshops and training, and projects to increase understanding of the economic, social, political and environmental forces which shape...

Couch to 5k

May 03, 2018
Before we go continue, it’s important to know that couch to 5k isn’t only beneficial for those that want to run marathons – although it is a great place to start. Couch to 5k is a hugely popular training program...

Lancaster Playwriting Prize Launched

May 03, 2018
A new playwriting prize is being launched this spring to discover new voices from culturally diverse backgrounds. The Lancaster Playwriting Prize is an initiative arising out of the Cultural Partnership between...

Lancashire cyclists wanted to help stop cancer in its tracks with 300-mile charity challenge

April 26, 2018
Leading local charity North West Cancer Research is challenging thrill seekers in Lancashire to cycle almost 300 miles in the fundraising adventure of a lifetime. Cycle of Hope will mark the charity’s 70th...

Mark Cueto Pro-Am Southport

April 26, 2018
Join one of the North West’s most enjoyable Pro-Am tournaments and help raise funds for a worthy cause. The 39th anniversary of this top class event that offers golfers of all abilities a fantastic day out on a...

Will TV Show Turn up Treasure at Lancaster’s GB Antiques Centre?

April 26, 2018
Locals know Lancaster is a real treasure of the North West, and the country’s top TV antique hunters agree! Last week, a team from “Salvage Hunters” spent a whole day filming at Lancaster’s GB Antiques Centre,...

HMG at the 2018 International Business Festival - Exclusive Chamber Offer

April 26, 2018
Liverpool Vision hosts the 2018 International Business Festival between12 - 28 June. This will showcase UK innovation, raise awareness of the Industrial Strategy and the Four Grand Challenges, and signpost attendees...

Chamber Chat – Sam Price, ICS Accounting

April 26, 2018
Similar to many industries, a hot topic amongst accountants is the role that technology can play. The solutions offered by new software enables business owners to have an increasing opportunity to utilise tech to work...

Investing When Markets Are Low – A New ‘Structure’?

April 26, 2018
After two years of watching the FTSE climb and climb (reaching an eye-watering high of 7778.64 at the beginning of the year!), January saw the dip in the markets that we had all been waiting for. Whilst the...
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