Chamber News

Profit and social contribution should no longer be seen as mutually exclusive - Alison Norfolk

December 03, 2019
It is impossible to ignore the distressing documentaries and regular news stories showing climatebreakdown, plastic pollution, social inequalities and dangerous working practices. I’m sure you'll agreethat we need...

Closing the Skills Gap - Brendan Hughes

November 26, 2019
I recently attended a meeting, and in it we discussed the opportunities for small business with large scale projects coming into the area like Eden. It is pleasing to hear of all the help that is being set up by...

Nurturing Growth in Lancashire - Marcus Angell

November 19, 2019
In September, I attended the North Lancs Expo at the Lancaster Brewery. Hosted for the third consecutive year, the Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce team did a fabulous job of endorsing North Lancashire and...

Chamber Chat - Cybercrime - David Park

November 12, 2019
Recently a local Bank Manager told me that every one of their business and commercial managers in the area had at least one client who had lost money through cybercrime.  Barely a week goes by without articles...

Chamber Chat - Energy, the forefront of innovation

November 05, 2019
Mark Lees, station director EDF Heysham 2 power station Seeing the energy and hearing the exciting ideas from the younger members of our team here at Heysham reminds me of what a vibrant, innovative industry this...

And the Winner is…..

November 05, 2019
A huge thank you for all who took the time to respond to the North Lancs Expo 2019 evaluation survey.  Only by feedbacks and evaluations like this are we able to see where rooms for improvements are required....

Chamber Chat - The Chamber at your service

October 29, 2019
With key developments likely to be going ahead in North Lancashire over the next few years its never been a better time for business owners/managers to review their future planning and strategy. With large...

Eden unveils even more at the North Lancs Expo

October 03, 2019
Following the success of the third North Lancs Expo, it looks like North Lancashire will have a gateway to show off the people, places, and businesses that makes it such a great work and play destination for many...

Chamber Chat by Jo-ann Harney

September 24, 2019
- Thrown in at the deep end - I joined the Chamber team on 2nd September as their new Administration Assistant, a role previously carried out by Josh. On my first morning after my initial welcome into the Chamber...

The Bay Business Awards 2019

September 24, 2019
Last chance to nominate! If you haven’t already nominated your favourite business in our prestigious Lancaster Guardian and Morecambe Visitor Bay Business Awards, you still have time. But hurry, the closing date is...

Chamber Chat - Disconnect & take a digital detox - Paddy Hunt

September 19, 2019
In your everyday working life, it is likely that you frequently use digital devices to help run your business. Whether it’s trading online, carrying out your work on a computer, completing admin tasks or managing...

North Lancs Expo set for a bumper year

September 17, 2019
Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce, the team behind the unique North Lancs Expo, being held for the third year in a row at Lancaster Brewery tomorrow, are really pleased to announce that this year’s Expo is...

Business Communication - Chamber Chat - Mike Harrison

September 10, 2019
Once again last weeks Chamber Chat by Jon Powell prompted me to reflect on the changes in business communication I have experienced in my working life. Having arrived in Lancaster in 1978 to take up a new job and...

Apprenticeship Campaign Launch

September 10, 2019
As you may know, the Department for Education (DfE) launched the second phase of the apprenticeships campaign “Fire It Up” on Monday 2 September. In addition to the attached toolkit, there is also a more...

North Lancs Expo Exhibitors Guide Documents

September 05, 2019
North Lancs Expo 2019   YOUR GUIDE TO THE NORTH LANCS EXPO   FLOORPLAN   BEST STAND AWARD INFORMATION   I AM EXHIBITING LOGO   DAY 1 TIMETABLE    DAY 2 TIMETABLE ...

Chamber Chat - Email - love them or hate them - Jon Powell

September 03, 2019
My love/hate relationship with emails: I've just come back from a few weeks of leave to over 2000 unread emails. Granted some are from before I went away. I confess I really struggle and have a love/hate relationship...

Chamber Chat - Brexit and Borders Mike Marczynski

August 27, 2019
Well here we are again re Brexit, this time round with a new Prime Minister, and hopefully a Cabinet and a Parliament that supports him, in getting us out of Europe, in accordance with the referendum. If this can be...

Star attraction Eden to exhibit at North Lancs business showcase  

August 27, 2019
The Eden Project team, who are behind bringing Eden to Morecambe Promenade, have confirmed their involvement at this year’s North Lancs Expo. Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce, organisers...

Chamber Chat - Lancaster City Council going foward

August 20, 2019
A lot has changed at Lancaster City Council since we last wrote. A new council means new priorities and new ways of working – all intended to support our district in being a great place to live, work and visit....

Lancaster & District Chamber chooses their Charity Of The Year, 2019/2020

August 20, 2019
Each year Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce chooses a charity to support as their Charity Of The Year. This year the chosen charity is the Morecambe Bay Foodbank. Morecambe Bay Foodbank provides three...
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