Chamber News

Chamber Chat - Gemma Collins

April 18, 2019
Have you made time to switch off? In the past, when people thought about health in the workplace, they were mostly concerned with minimising physical hazards. Today, traditional health issues, such as noise, dust and...

Chamber Spring lunch is a sell-out with the Eden Project and Daragh Carville as guests

April 10, 2019
Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce held its annual Spring business lunch last week at the Morecambe Football Club, a member of the Chamber. The lunch had a record attendance of over 200 people who came along...

Local Business Leaders Needed

April 04, 2019
Are you interested in becoming a Director of the Chamber? We are particularly looking for directors with expertise in the areas of Hospitality, Tourism, retail, Construction and Industry. Expressions of interest are...

Chamber Chat - Josh Rooney

March 28, 2019
We all know how vital it is to have a broad networking scope in today’s thriving and forever changing business community. Whether you’re new to the scene or a long serving local, networking in general is...

Work trials give you time to decide

March 28, 2019
Does an interview always give you the right person? Have you a possible candidate for the job, but are not sure if they can do the work? Do you sometimes want more time before deciding whether to employ someone?...

North Lancs Expo 2019!

March 19, 2019
Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce’s third North Lancs Expo will take place on Friday 20th September and Saturday 21st September at the Lancaster Brewery. Unlike most other Expos where the focus is solely on...

New Play Gives Lancastrians A Voice

March 19, 2019
A new play about Lancashire by its people is to tour the county this spring.   Lancastrians features the real words of some of the 500 people interviewed by Chorley-based Junction 8 Theatre. Their stories and...

Chamber Chat - Jon Powell

March 13, 2019
I'm fortunate to be involved in a lot of businesses of different shapes and sizes. From Employer Solutions Ltd, employee relations and engagement specialists and an SME in the heart of Lancaster, to Enterprise...

The North Lancs Expo is back for its third year running

March 06, 2019
Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that the third North Lancs Expo will take place on Friday 20th September and Saturday 21st September at the Lancaster Brewery. Unlike most other...

Chamber Chat – Susan Parsonage

February 27, 2019
Looking forward Ahead of my upcoming move to Wokingham in March, it’s been fantastic to consider all the exciting recent developments in this brilliant place. It was great to meet with our Eden North Project...

Eden top management guest speakers at Spring Business Lunch 3rd April

February 27, 2019
Lancaster and District Chamber of Commerce is extremely excited to announce that David Harland, CEO of Eden Project International, and SI Bellamy, Head of Eden Project International, will be the special guests and...

Q2Q provides IT support on Armitstead Barnett office opening

February 27, 2019
Lancaster-headquartered tech firm, Q2Q IT, has provided technical support to aid the establishment of a new office in the heart of Clitheroe town centre, as rural land and property specialists Armitstead Barnett...

Eden confirmed as guest speakers at Chamber Spring Business Lunch

February 20, 2019
The Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce’s annual Spring Business Lunch will this year take place on Wednesday April 3rd at The Globe Arena, home of Morecambe Football Club. The lunch is an excellent...

Chamber Chat – Susan Rutherford

February 19, 2019
As I walked up Castle Hill last week early in the wonderful sunshine, I approached Lancaster Castle as I always do with a sense of awe at the majesty of our great heritage. On this particular day I found myself taking...

No Deal Brexit Contingency Planning for Exporters

February 19, 2019
The British Chambers of Commerce and the Chamber Network continue to work to avoid a messy and disorderly exit from the European Union on 29th March. However, businesses need answers they can base decisions on, no...

Lancaster & District Design Awards 2019

February 18, 2019
The Lancaster & District Design Awards 2019 are now open for entries. We welcome entries from everyone in the community – residents, architects, community groups and builders. Projects should be completed and...

Chamber Chat – Vivien Hacker

February 14, 2019
 EXPERIENCE IS THEIR MAIN ASSET The Collins English Dictionary defines the word “asset” as “anything valuable or useful”, and then gives an example of its usage: “experience is their main asset”....

Chamber Chat – Vicky Lofthouse

February 08, 2019
Striving for equality Right now, is a great and important time in history to do everything possible to help forge a more gender-balanced world. Women have come a long way, yet there's still more to be achieved. As...

IDLS are finalists for the Innovation in Business Award at the Red Rose Awards 2019

February 08, 2019
International Dyslexia Learning Solutions Limited (IDLS), based in Lancaster, are delighted to be announced finalists of the Red Rose Awards. IDLS, well acclaimed for their dyslexia intervention IDL Literacy and for...

Chamber Chat, Wes Johnson

January 30, 2019
Maintaining an International Perspective As someone who was born in 1972, six months before the UK joined the EEC, I have never experienced such uncertainty as we approach the 29th March.  However, rest assured...
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