Members' News

Lancaster’s Digital and Innovation Festival returns this May

May 10, 2021
Array Festival, a 4-day summit style celebration of digital, tech and innovation in Lancaster returns from 17th to 20th May. The virtual event will be live streamed online from the new Fraser House digital and tech...

Expanded Sub36 Awards now open for entries

May 10, 2021
The Sub36 Awards - the only programme dedicated to celebrating the best young business talent in Lancashire - is now accepting nominations with four new categories open for entries. Sub36, organised by Lancashire...

Bay Business Angels help businesses secure over £500K of funding

May 10, 2021
Bay Business Angels, a group that facilitates ‘Angel’ equity investment into North West based companies, secured over £500K of funding at its latest pitching event. The group, which is the only business angels...

How the RSPB started in Lancaster

May 04, 2021
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is the largest conservation organisation in Europe, managing over 200 nature reserves and supporting projects around the world. The RSPB’s work may be national and...

Can your business top the leader board?

May 04, 2021
A local charity is calling on all local businesses to get involved in their first ever Corporate Challenge, helping raise vital funds to support vulnerable older people across Lancashire. Age UK Lancashire, who have...

Lancaster welcomes the UK Corporate Games

May 04, 2021
Lancaster University will welcome new visitors to the city by hosting a range of 2021 UK Corporate Games events on its 360-acre campus. The UK Corporate Games, which was cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19, has been...

City Region Laptop Project secures £11k in Business Donations

April 27, 2021
A local crisis response project launched in January this year raised over £11,000 in laptop donations, providing 65 devices to schools and charities in the region. Laptops for Kids, delivered as a partner project...

Chamber Chat with Jody West

April 26, 2021
Are you a member of your local Chamber of Commerce? - If not, is your business missing out? Businesses have been divided and affected in different ways over the past 12 months. The support delivered by Lancaster and...

UCLan Innovation Clinic

April 26, 2021
UCLan are an ERDF fully-funded project, based in the University of Central Lancashire, providing free business support and advice to SMEs and Sole Traders in the Lancashire area. They assist registered businesses who...

Volunteer Achievement Awards 2021 - A Celebration

April 26, 2021
Have you sent CVS your nomination form for this year's Volunteer Achievement Awards event yet? Everything you need to know about this year's Awards is below, so what are you waiting for?! When is it? The event will...

March insolvency statistics - This is the lull before the storm, says UK’s largest accountancy firm for SMEs

April 20, 2021
Nicola Clark, Restructuring and Insolvency Partners at Azets, the UK’s largest regional accountancy and business advisors to SMEs, comments on the March 2021 corporate and personal insolvency...

Ring o’ Bells Regeneration

April 20, 2021
Plans to revive one of Lancaster’s best-loved pubs have been submitted to the city council. Proposals for the Ring o’ Bells on King Street in the city centre include retaining the pub at ground floor level...

UK Corporate Games coming to Lancaster

April 19, 2021
Originally scheduled for Summer 2020 the UK Corporate Games have been rescheduled to the 2-5th September, 2021The UK Corporate Games is Europe’s largest multi-sport festival for businesses, that are open...

Business Crime SECURITY SELF ASSESSMENT

April 19, 2021
This security assessment is designed to help you to identify where your business may be vulnerable to crime. This relates not only to physical security measures such as perimeter fencing and locks, but also to daily...

The Wonder of Pensions by TP Financial Solutions

April 14, 2021
The wonder of pensions…no really If you google the meaning of a pension you get variations of the following: ‘A pension is a fund into which a sum of money is added during an employee's employment years and from...

Five promotions at Harrison Drury

April 13, 2021
Lancaster law firm Harrison Drury has announced five promotions, including two new partners, in recognition of their work in helping clients and contribution to the firm’s vision and values. Solicitors Nicola...

Local company celebrates after winning prestigious industry award

April 13, 2021
A Carnforth-based civil engineering and building company is celebrating after winning a prestigious industry award and being highly commended in a second. Colin Briscoe Construction (CBC) won the best project in the...

Lancaster City Council News Release: Support on offer to help businesses safely reopen

April 12, 2021
With many retailers reopening following the latest stage of the roadmap to recovery, Lancaster City Council is on hand to support their preparations. From Monday (April 12) non-essential retailers and personal care...

Blue-chip sponsors boost Red Rose Awards

April 12, 2021
Seven more organisations have signed up in support of the Red Rose Awards, which is set to take place on November 25 to celebrate the achievements of Lancashire business. ...

Baines Wilson advises on Genesis Homes acquisition of Russell Armer Homes

April 12, 2021
The Corporate and Commercial Property teams at Baines Wilson have advised Genesis Homes on its acquisition of Russell Armer Homes. Assisting on the deal were Head of Corporate and Commercial, Andrew Hill, Corporate...
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