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  • Sky announces SME100, a £1 million AdSmart SME Support Scheme
    by Sam Whitear on May 22, 2020 at 9:48 am

    The fund will be open to eligible businesses across the UK to help SMEs survive and thrive in difficult times A close up of a sign Sky Media, the advertising sales arm of Sky, today launches its AdSmart SME support scheme, the SME100. The £1 million fund will provide 100 businesses with TV advertising campaigns […]

  • ICAEW Lancashire and South Lakeland elects new leader
    by Sam Whitear on May 21, 2020 at 8:02 am

    Robert Sheffrin has been elected president of ICAEW Lancashire and South Lakeland. A specialist in SME finance, his international career includes venture capital fund management, director of the UK Business Angels Association, adviser to governments and traditional finance roles. He is currently investment director for the Investment Readiness Programme at the University of Central Lancashire. […]

  • Salon Success for Former Blackburn College Hairdressing Apprentice Tony
    by Sam Whitear on May 20, 2020 at 12:09 pm

    Former Blackburn College Hairdressing Apprentice Tony Cavallo is experiencing success with his own business and salon, The Dark Horse – Hair by Cavallo in Darwen. Blackburn’s Tony, who attended Darwen Moorland High School, completed Level 2 and Level 3 Hairdressing at the College. As well as running The Dark Horse for almost three years, Tony […]

  • Lancashire medical accountancy expert appointed to lead influential body
    by Sam Whitear on May 20, 2020 at 11:02 am

    A leading local accountancy expert has been appointed chairman of an influential network of firms specialising in the medical sector. Deborah Wood, partner at MHA Moore and Smalley, was announced as chairman of the Association of Independent Specialist Medical Accountants (AISMA) on May 18. AISMA is a network of UK accountancy firms specialising in the […]

  • University group helping to solve NHS challenges UCLan organisation collaborates on Covid-19 issues
    by Sam Whitear on May 19, 2020 at 12:04 pm

    A new group has been formed by the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) to help solve problems faced by NHS trusts in the coronavirus pandemic and the longer term. The MedTech Solutions Group is a collective of scientists, engineers and technicians from across the University with expertise in mechatronics and intelligent machines, additive manufacturing, design […]

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    • Marketing for resilience: Boost your chances of bouncing back
      by Steve Baker on May 21, 2020 at 8:00 am

      Lee Petts, managing director of 52M Consulting, outlines his top tips for maintaining brand visibility during lockdown and keeping you business ‘fit’. The post Marketing for resilience: Boost your chances of bouncing back appeared first on Boost. […]

    • University business experts offer SMEs crisis recovery support
      by Steve Baker on May 20, 2020 at 7:46 am

      Business experts from Edge Hill University are now offering exclusive digital-based crisis recovery sessions to the region’s SMEs. The post University business experts offer SMEs crisis recovery support appeared first on Boost. […]

    • Boost briefing: Access to finance during the COVID-19 crisis
      by Steve Baker on May 19, 2020 at 8:40 am

      With businesses having to continue to manage cashflow and finances whilst facing closure through this difficult time of uncertainty, Mark Gibbons from Access to Finance North West outlines a number of financial considerations to support Lancashire businesses. The post Boost briefing: Access to finance during the COVID-19 crisis appeared first on Boost. […]

    • Top tips to stay in the spotlight during lockdown
      by Steve Baker on May 18, 2020 at 8:02 am

      Kelly Bolton, founder of Aggressive Growth Marketing offers her top tips to help your business stay in the spotlight during lockdown. The post Top tips to stay in the spotlight during lockdown appeared first on Boost. […]

    • The etiquette of Zooming
      by Steve Baker on May 14, 2020 at 8:13 am

      Suzy Orr, founder for Uniques Ladies networking and a former Boost Growth Support Programme participant, offers her ten top tips for video networking. The post The etiquette of Zooming appeared first on Boost. […]