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Autumn Budget: Azets welcomes ‘promising signals’ in R&D

November 01, 2021
Azets, the UK’s largest regional accountancy firm and business advisor to SMEs, has welcomed ‘promising signals’ for continued investment in Research & Development (R&D) and innovation. Chancellor Rishi...

Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP) Trailblazers

November 01, 2021
Lancashire has been chosen by the Department of Education as one of eight UK Local Skills Improvement Plan (LSIP) Trailblazers which aims to reshape the local technical skills system to better support the needs of the...

Lancaster Will Writing Firm Celebrates After Double Win At National Awards

October 29, 2021
Chamber members, Lancaster-based Will writing firm Morecambe Bay Wills & Estates is celebrating a double success at the British Wills & Probate Awards.   The company won awards in two categories -...

Chamber Chat with Mike Marcynski

October 26, 2021
Last week I attended an event hosted and run by the Preston and Lytham branches of Handelsbanken, together with their Lancaster branch, down at the Marriott Hotel in Broughton. The Chief Economist of Handelsbanken is...

Guest Blog from Chamber Member Organise Me

October 26, 2021
Are you stuck in the burnout cycle? What’s the definition of insanity? Repeating the same thing, over and over, and expecting different results. There’s more than a little truth in this much retold trope.  ...

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

October 19, 2021
Part 2: Shipping to Northern Ireland Daniel Barry, North Star Logistics This is the 2nd of 3 articles that we hope address some of the common supply chain and logistics issues that have arisen from Brexit and the...

Chamber Chat with Caroline Jackson

October 19, 2021
Ten days ago we had the pleasure of a visit from DEFRA  Minister Rebecca Pow.  She stopped in Morecambe to view the Eden site and Morecambe came up trumps with a beautiful morning; sun, blue skies...

Escape2Make seeks new Treasurer

October 13, 2021
Treasurer needed to 'Make a Difference' to exciting new Lancaster & Morecambe based charity Escape2Make (E2M) are a new grass roots, all-inclusive charity (CIO est. 2019. Charity number 1183572) who help all...

Chamber Chat with Nick Wilkinson

October 12, 2021
Our High Street is back in business! We’ve been in full swing over the summer aiming to promote Lancaster and it’s events in a big but safe way. A great example of this was Festival Italia, with a mix of local...

COP26 - The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside

October 12, 2021
The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside supports today’s statements by The Wildlife Trusts regarding COP26. As Chief Executive of The Wildlife Trusts, Craig Bennett says: “The Climate...

NICE Investigation Portal

October 12, 2021
Lancashire Constabulary is going live with a new system called NICE Investigate, which is a Digital Evidence Management System (DEMS). The system supports Police Officers and Police Staff in the management of all...

International World Standard Day 2021

October 12, 2021
International World Standard Day – 14 October 2021 Why’s everyone talking about certification? The answer is simple. It’s a proven method that will enable you to demonstrate that your products, processes,...

7.5% VAT rise will slow down Covid recovery for hospitality sector, warns SME expert

October 06, 2021
The Government’s scaling back of its Covid support measure is coming too soon for businesses with little or no cash reserves, a leading SME expert is warning. The 7.5% rise in VAT for the hospitality industry will...

The Eventus Recruitment Group continues to expand with 2 new recruits

October 06, 2021
The Lancaster-based Eventus Recruitment Group continues its expansion with the appointment of two new members to its team, supporting business growth and to help as many people as possible to secure new employment in...

Chamber Chat with Jody West

October 05, 2021
Grow Your Business The feeling in the air of “let’s get back to business” was definitely confirmed at the Chamber breakfast networking event which took place last Thursday at Vista Soul Bar and Kitchen,...

Chamber Chat with Wes Johnson

September 29, 2021
Lancashire’s Trailblazing Chambers and Colleges Collaboration between Chambers of Commerce and Further Education Colleges are nothing new for us here in Lancaster and District. As Principal and CEO of your College I...

Employment Law Update Seminars

September 29, 2021
The leading North West commercial law firm Baines Wilson is restarting live employment law seminars. The sessions next month will give businesses vital pointers to adapt to changes brought about by the pandemic. The...

Azets develops forensic accounting practice in the North West

September 29, 2021
Azets, the UK's largest regional accountancy and business advisors to SMEs, has appointed Jack Clitheroe to develop its forensic accounting offering in the North West. Jack has joined the firm as a director from a...

Read the 100th edition of Lancashire Business View online now

September 29, 2021
A very special edition of Lancashire Business View is now available to be read online for free. The magazine, which publishes news, advice and opinion for and about businesses across the red rose county, was launched...

MEDALS FOR PANDEMIC HEROES

September 29, 2021
MEDALS FOR PANDEMIC HEROES see www.covidheromedals.co.uk LANCASTER’S FULL COMMUNITY TO THANK THE PEOPLE THAT PUT THEIR LIVES ON THE LINE DURING THE PANDEMIC: How you can sponsor this as businesses We all remember...
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