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  • Lancashire business manufactures growth
    by Sam Whitear on October 21, 2020 at 7:53 am

    A supplier of high-quality cable grip and wire rope products will double the size of its UK business by relocating to a new, purpose-built premises in Rawtenstall, Lancashire. Slingco Ltd has used a £1 million funding package from NatWest to finance the construction of its new headquarters on New Hall Hey Road after outgrowing its […]

  • Four school completions for Eric Wright
    by Sam Whitear on October 20, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Eric Wright Construction (EWC) has completed four new education facilities for North West schools funded by the Department for Education (DfE) via its major public sector framework or in support of Local Authorities. All four were delivered on or ahead of programme, ready for the start of term. The projects include the design and construction […]

  • FINANCE DIRECTOR RETURNS TO REDROW
    by Sam Whitear on October 20, 2020 at 1:06 pm

    FINANCE director Elgan Jones’ latest appointment is a homecoming in more ways than one. Elgan has re-joined Redrow, the company he previously spent seven years with, and he’s back in his native north west. Taking charge of financial management for two of Redrow’s largest housing divisions – Redrow (NW) in Daresbury, Cheshire, and Redrow (Lancashire) […]

  • What More UK Agrees Export Deal with Sri Lanka
    by Sam Whitear on October 20, 2020 at 12:16 pm

    What More UK has agreed the terms of a deal which will see its products made available to the 20 million inhabitants of Sri Lanka. This latest announcement comes just weeks after export champions at What More announced a deal with the Central American country, Costa Rica. This exemplary organisation now exports British products, each […]

  • Leyland Trucks builds 100,000th DAF CF / XF truck
    by Sam Whitear on October 20, 2020 at 10:04 am

    Leyland Trucks has completed the build of its 100,000th DAF CF / XF truck: a CF 530 ‘FAT’ 6×4 drawbar chassis. The truck is part of a batch of four vehicles ordered by DAF Trucks Australia and is shortly to be exported, specified for the country’s fuel tanker market. The state-of-the-art Leyland production facility has […]

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    • Government-backed Peer Networks programme launched in Lancashire by Boost
      by Freshfield on October 21, 2020 at 10:33 am

      Hundreds of Lancashire businesses have been given the opportunity to grow by building a targeted support network of likeminded leaders through a new Government-backed programme. The post Government-backed Peer Networks programme launched in Lancashire by Boost appeared first on Boost. […]

    • Made Smarter rolls-out innovative Leadership Programme
      by Freshfield on October 20, 2020 at 11:19 am

      Manchester Metropolitan University and The University of Liverpool join Lancaster University in supporting SME manufacturers to gain digital leadership skills to grow their organisation through technology The post Made Smarter rolls-out innovative Leadership Programme appeared first on Boost. […]

    • Lancashire female business leaders’ coronavirus resilience an ‘inspiration’
      by Freshfield on October 13, 2020 at 1:54 pm

      The resilience of a group of fast-growing Lancashire companies throughout the coronavirus crisis has been hailed as an ‘inspiration’ to the county’s economic recovery by business leaders. The post Lancashire female business leaders’ coronavirus resilience an ‘inspiration’ appeared first on Boost. […]

    • Fast-growing firms urged to share their views
      by Freshfield on October 12, 2020 at 10:03 am

      Lancashire’s scale-up businesses are being urged to ensure their views and needs are heard at a critical time for the UK economy by completing the ScaleUp Institute’s 2020 Scaleup Survey. The post Fast-growing firms urged to share their views appeared first on Boost. […]

    • Lancashire businesses urged to ward off future crises with new, funded programme
      by Freshfield on October 8, 2020 at 11:08 am

      Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) is running a brand-new programme to help Lancashire businesses explore and adapt their business models so they are better prepared to weather future storms. The post Lancashire businesses urged to ward off future crises with new, funded programme appeared first on Boost. […]