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  • Million pound makeover for Lancashire’s children’s hospice
    by Sam Whitear on January 17, 2020 at 10:02 am

    TOP class facilities including a sensory room, messy play zone and cinema have been unveiled as part of a £1.6million makeover at Lancashire’s children’s hospice. Seriously ill children will be able to make happy memories with their families thanks to the huge building refurbishment, officially launched today at Derian House Children’s Hospice. The Chorley-based hospice […]

  • Housebuilding firm lands £4.1m loan from Assetz Capital
    by Sam Whitear on January 17, 2020 at 9:59 am

    Create Homes (Land & Property) Ltd, in partnership with marketplace lender Asstez Capital, has secured a £4.1m development loan to fund the acquisition and construction of a new residential site in Pilling, Lancashire.   The housebuilder is part of the residential arm of the Create Construction Group. The North-West based commercial and residential developer was […]

  • Partner promotions at Lancaster accountancy firm
    by Sam Whitear on January 17, 2020 at 8:56 am

    A North West accounting and business advisory firm is marking the start of a new decade by promoting two team members in its Lancaster office. Baldwins, a CogitalGroup company, has promoted Susanna Cassey and Ryan Wear to Partner, as part of its continuing growth plans. The pair have worked from Baldwins for two and three […]

  • Businesses keen to sign up to join the new Health Innovation Campus at Lancaster University
    by Sam Whitear on January 14, 2020 at 11:22 am

    The Health Innovation Campus has launched a new web page for organisations interested in working on site to co-create groundbreaking developments in health and wellbeing. The new £41m campus will open in spring 2020 and will be home to Lancaster University’s Medical School and Division of Health Research – but also offers space for organisations […]

  • Blackburn’s Making Rooms makes room for growth with Lancashire Forum
    by Sam Whitear on January 13, 2020 at 11:21 am

    A Blackburn business is flying high and making major progress after successful involvement with the Lancashire Forum. “Like many small businesses, we were trying to be all things to all people, but it’s hard to manage and market such a scattergun approach,” said Dr Eddie Kirkby, of The Making Rooms. “The Lancashire Forum enabled us […]

    Boost Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub

    • Planning your growth strategy: sales and marketing
      by Steve Baker on January 17, 2020 at 8:53 am

      As part of Boost’s spotlight on business planning, Boost Business Relationship Manager Tim Smith shares his thoughts on how planning your sales and marketing approach is important for any growth strategy. The post Planning your growth strategy: sales and marketing appeared first on Boost. […]

    • Strawberry Fields Digital Hub launches business startup competition
      by Steve Baker on January 15, 2020 at 8:39 am

      Chorley’s hi-tech business centre has launched a competition to win everything required to start and take a digital or creative business to the next level. The post Strawberry Fields Digital Hub launches business startup competition appeared first on Boost. […]

    • Perfect mentoring match boosts growth for marketing agency
      by Steve Baker on January 10, 2020 at 4:07 pm

      Preston-based marketing agency Aggressive Growth Marketing Ltd, has smashed its turnover after receiving mentoring support through Boost – Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub. The post Perfect mentoring match boosts growth for marketing agency appeared first on Boost. […]

    • Business planning: Start with the end in mind, then find a strategy
      by Steve Baker on January 9, 2020 at 10:28 am

      Lee Petts is managing director of 52M consulting, a Preston-based marketing and communications business. He shares his advice on writing a strategy for growth. The post Business planning: Start with the end in mind, then find a strategy appeared first on Boost. […]

    • Fitness firm in peak condition thanks to carbon-cutting audit
      by Steve Baker on January 7, 2020 at 9:25 am

      Commercial fitness equipment supplier Fitness Warehouse is eyeing sustainable savings in surface water drainage charges, thanks to UCLan’s Making Carbon Work project. The post Fitness firm in peak condition thanks to carbon-cutting audit appeared first on Boost. […]