Chamber News

New Membership Executive joins the Chamber Team!

November 25, 2020
Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce has appointed Jody West to the position of Membership Executive. “We are delighted to welcome Jody into the role as Membership Executive,” said Chamber Chief Executive...

PETITION – Call for Government to financially support the creation of the Eden of the North

November 23, 2020
YOUR SUPPORT IS NEEDED Eden Project North will be one of the most significant and long-lasting investments in North Lancashire since the canal system of the 18th century. It is an all-encompassing project that will...

Chamber Chat with Lorna Stellakis, Q2Q IT

November 16, 2020
Goals, habits, and more time for reading I love learning, which is why I think I’m also an avid reader. And, if one ‘good’ thing had to come out of lockdown, it’s that I’ve found more time for reading and...

Chamber Chat with Si Bellamy - Eden Project

November 09, 2020
Important progress was made during the year in support of the on-going development of Eden Project North. Working in strategic partnership with Lancaster City Council, Lancashire County Council. Lancashire Local...

Local Business Groups push for urgency of financial support for North Lancashire Businesses

November 06, 2020
Our organisations combined represent over 1,200 businesses in North Lancashire, but our plea in our hour of need comes from the entire North Lancashire business community. Local business support organisations...

Chamber Chat with Paul Cusimano

November 04, 2020
Convenience Isn't Always Best I use my business 'facebook' page as much to promote other local independent businesses, as I do my own. I write editorials for publications about Lancaster, its history and architecture...

Chamber Chat with Paulo Raquel

October 27, 2020
This year we all have been through a big “change” in our lives and I thought that “change” would be a good topic for my first Chamber chat. I have been fortunate enough to be part of projects across Europe...

Chamber Chat with John O'Neill

October 20, 2020
Recently I had the misfortune of having a staycation in Lancaster, unfortunately it was at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary. What I thought was going to be a relatively short stay turned out longer because disease is not...

A grant of up to £25k to Go Green?

October 20, 2020
 1) GRANT FUNDINGAccess to a 30% grant, up to £25k or a 50% grant, up to £15k to support the overall project cost of low carbon investments such as: LED lightingSolar panelsElectric vehicle charging...

Jobs - Membership Executive Permanent, full-time position. Lancaster Chamber

October 13, 2020
Membership Executive, Permanent, full-time position, Lancaster, £20-21K plus benefitsWe are delighted to be recruiting a new Membership Executive to join a local leading organisation that supports...

Chamber Chat with Vicky Lofthouse

October 12, 2020
Trying to be an uber organised professional has got me thinking more and more about online meetings. The rules for our long-established tried and tested face to face meetings, are clear and what I have been following...

Chamber Chat by Jo-ann Harney

October 07, 2020
Things are definitely still changing in the world and it is no different for the Chamber Team. Since we all went into lockdown back in March the Chamber Team took the difficult decision to cancel all of our scheduled...

Chamber Chat by Jon Powell

September 29, 2020
Covid culture – healthy, happy and hydrated teams A lot of us are now getting used to the new normal of working from home. Now I don't have a crystal ball and I don't know what is going to happen long term but for...

Chamber Chat with Mike Marczynski

September 16, 2020
2020 - a year of challenges Well we thought that we’d be getting back to a sort of normal after Covid had retreated but here we are again with restrictions coming back to bring us into check.From a business...

Working together - The Chamber, L&MC, and Morecambe BID

September 15, 2020
Assistance for smaller firms wishing to access scheme with less than 30 vacancies As you may be aware the Government recently launched the Kickstart Scheme which provides funding to employers to create job...

Chamber Chat with Erica Lewis

September 08, 2020
Thank you to every business and organisation that has worked hard to wade through the government guidelines to reopen safely. As your city council, we’ve tried to be with you every step of that...

Chamber Chat with Vicky Lofthouse

September 01, 2020
WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF EVENTS? Before the outbreak of COVID 19, the Chamber ran many face to face events throughout the year across North Lancashire, providing opportunities for business people to meet like-minded...

Chamber Chat with Nick Dagger

August 25, 2020
'The times they are a-changin' A sage man once said "the times they are a-changin", but you know that. I'm not telling you anything you don't already know. It's no longer new news, it is, however, no less real....

Quarterly Economic Survey Q3 2020

August 25, 2020
The Quarterly Economic Survey is your chance to influence policy decisions made at the highest levels. The QES, which should take less than 5 minutes to complete, provides information on how businesses are performing...

Chamber Chat with Wes Johnson

August 18, 2020
‘We’re all in it together’ 2020 has certainly been a challenging year thus far, we’ve all been riding a rollercoaster since March with very little opportunity to slow the pace, take back the controls or to...
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