Members
25 February 2022

Red Rose Awards 2022

The Red Rose Awards, Lancashire’s biggest business awards event, will take place on Thursday 9 June at Winter Gardens Blackpool. The Red Rose Awards provides the best possible platforms to…
Members
14 February 2022

Free Business Basics Programme For Students Aged 12-22 Years

ActionCOACH Bolton has become one of the first organsations in the UK to launch a free programme aimed at giving young people aged 12 - 22 years an education around…
Members
7 February 2022

Blackpool IT Apprentice Makes Waves In East Lancashire

To mark national apprenticeship week, Blackburn based IT company Abbero is celebrating the success of the company’s first apprentice. Alexander Williams joined the business in September 2020 and after pondering…
Members
19 January 2022

Perimenopause And Menopause Course

If you are suffering perimenopausal or menopausal symptoms and you would like more support to help you through, then this 5 week course - starting in Feb - via zoom…
Members
11 January 2022

Matched Funding Available For Lancashire Businesses

Propel2Grow is a £2 million European project offering funding and support to Lancashire SMEs, including start-up businesses, to enable them to achieve their growth plans over the next one-three years…
Members
11 January 2022

Learning And Skills Survey For Lancashire

We’re all aware of skills shortages and of the need to constantly refresh and renew the skills and training needs of our workforce as the economy changes and develops. New…
Members
7 January 2022

Digital Marketing Book Launch

Member of The Business Network Central & East Lancashire Peter Dickinson of KUB, has written a book to help businesses succeed in the digital world. To be successful at digital…
Members
14 December 2021

UK Crypto Tax Implications

Cryptoassets have undoubtedly grown in popularity over the past year and with cryptocurrency prices increasing at a rapid rate, many investors are likely to have made sizeable gains. But are…
Members
14 December 2021

Prepare Yourself For Your Digital Future

The Lancashire Cyber Foundry (LCF) has been created to share the expertise of Lancaster University with businesses to prepare them for their digital future. Part funded by by the European Regional…
Members
14 December 2021

Where Is The Love – FREE Action Plan

Anne Williamson, a long-standing and valued member of The Business Network Central & East Lancashire, has a fantastic download available via her website. Download your copy and take a long…
News
10 December 2021

Sparkly Christmas Event Success

Well what an amazing turnout for this year's Sparkly Christmas event for The Business Network Central & East Lancashire. Thank you to Emily Clark who entertained us with a mix…
Members
6 December 2021

How To Take Your Business To The Next Level

Are you a business owner? Do you find yourself thinking about how to grow (or accelerate the growth of) your business? Do you ever sit there thinking 'This isn't how…
Members
29 November 2021

Do You Know Where Your Next Sale Is Coming From?

Many businesses do not have a handle on where their next sale is coming from. Instead, they rely on a combination of existing customer relationships and gut instinct when it…
Members
25 November 2021

How To Sell And Engage With Different Generations

Millennials are challenging the way businesses across the world do business. If businesses don’t change the traditional buyer-seller relationship, businesses will die. It sounds like a sweeping click-bait headline, but…
Members
22 November 2021

Male Health – We Need To Talk About Hormones!

There is so much written about women’s health and in particular hormonal health. Often we fail to realise that men’s hormonal health is just as important. Helen Kimber of Hero…
Members
15 November 2021

Apprenticeships for 2022

Blackburn College has built an excellent reputation for delivering high quality Apprenticeships across a variety of sectors. Blackburn College has a rich history in providing businesses with Apprentices, giving them…
Members
7 November 2021

FREE Guide To Marketing Your Business

Sali Midjek-Conway, a member of The Business Network Central & East Lancashire, has a FREE download titled Marketing Your Business. If you would like to find out how to reach…
Members
5 November 2021

Duties As A Charity Trustee

There are six key duties to which anybody who is a charity trustee must adhere. Anybody appointed as the trustee of a charity must always have the charity’s best interests…
Members
5 November 2021

How To Get Your Business On Google Maps

How do I get my business on google maps, is a question many business owners may have pondered. It’s a familiar feature of internet searches and a quick and easy…
Members
3 November 2021

Marketing Footprint From Customer Love

Anne Williamson of Customer Love has launched her online course aimed at business owners. Creating Your Marketing Footprint is delivered over 4 individual sessions which will take you through the…
Members
27 October 2021

Are You Password Protected?

Anne Phillips from Barkley Legal shares her advice on setting your passwords. Passwords are supposed to ensure that only the correct person or people can access something. In a business…
Members
21 October 2021

Fully Funded Peer Networks

Peter Dickinson from KUB Ltd is working alongside Community & Business Partners (CBP) with Boost; Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub, to deliver a national business support programme for Lancashire businesses. Peer…
Members
16 October 2021

Ladies Evening & Fashion Show

We are hosting a Ladies Evening to include a Fashion Show, Stalls and Raffle at The Ancient Oak, Cottam on Thursday 11th November, doors opening at 1930.  This is a…
Members
5 October 2021

Introducing Advocacy Focus

WHAT IS ADVOCACY? Advocacy means supporting somebody to speak up and be listened to, ensuring their views and wishes are heard and taken seriously. Advocacy can enable people to become…
Members
2 October 2021

How Can You Support Rosemere Cancer?

If you’d like to show support for your local cancer charity, while getting a head start on your Christmas preparations, just take a look at Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s website – their charity…
News
1 October 2021

September’s Events Bring Together Local Businesses

September saw two In Person events at Stanley House and Mytton Fold where 90 members and guests joined us for a 2 course lunch, hosted table presentations and of course…
Members
28 September 2021

The Power Of Mediation Coaching

Over the years I have learned that even though I may have all the ‘mediation ‘skills and the ‘legal knowledge’ to be a good mediator, if I really wanted ‘mediation’…
Members
18 September 2021

Central Lancashire Property Hub Event

Designed to bring like minded people from the Property and Construction Industry together under one roof to discuss and learn about the exciting opportunities that are happening around Central Lancashire.…
Members
15 September 2021

A Guide To Office Colours And Psychology

Deciding on an office colour scheme is not just about matching colours to your brand, it’s also about finding the best office colours for happy and productive staff. As office redesign experts, our member…
Members
11 September 2021

Overcoming Adversity

How to Bounce Back after setbacks and face the future, better and stronger than ever. Have you ever felt like ‘one of those days’ has rolled into ‘one of those…
Members
18 August 2021

Bouncing Back After The Crisis: Have Your Relationships With Customers Reset?

As we start to unlock business and social activities are we on a journey back to how things were? The level of uncertainty has, we believe, has had a profound…
News
16 August 2021

Delighted To Be Silver Sponsors At Love Local Expo

The Business Network Central & East Lancashire is proud to be a silver sponsor of the Love Local Expo, taking place on Wednesday 20th October, in Burnley. lovelocalexpo is an…
Members
13 August 2021

Using Nutrition To Fight Your Sabre Toothed Tiger!

I’m stressed! an often over used term, considering the life of “luxury” many of us lead. However, being stressed can and does have a major impact on your psychology and…
Members
5 August 2021

Create Engaging Videos That Drive Sales

Darren Hutchinson, Visual Media Guy and member of The Business Network Central & East Lancashire, is here to assist any business in creating engaging video content that drives sales! Of…
News
28 July 2021

In Person Events Continue To Grow

We are so enjoying our In Person Networking Events that in July we did it twice!   Around 70 business owners and senior decision makers met Stanley House for focussed and…
Members
28 July 2021

Help Raise Funds For Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Could you walk or cycle for Rosemere Cancer Foundation this September, and help raise funds to support world-class cancer care across Lancashire?  On Saturday September 4th, we are celebrating the…
Members
20 July 2021

Business Clinic – Selling A Business

Lancashire Business View invite you to advise their readers on selling their businesses. Share your expertise on selling a business with their 50,000 readers. They are seeking contributions from business…
Members
20 July 2021

Reinvention And Resilience Top 50

Have you innovated and diversified over the last 12 months? If you have, Forbes Solicitors want to hear from you for their second Reinvention and Resilience Top 50. They're searching…
News
16 July 2021

BOOST Were In The Room

Loved our Business Networking Event yesterday and Stanley House has never looked lovelier. We enjoyed some vibrant and vivacious networking, tucked into a magnificent 2 course lunch, enjoyed learning even…
Members
15 July 2021

The Menopause Without Medicine

Helen Kimber, Owner of Hero Lifestyle and member of The Business Network Central & East Lancashire, has pulled together a toolkit for menopause. In the UK almost half of the…
Members
7 July 2021

Lancashire Health & Wellbeing Conference

Following on from their successful Health & Wellbeing Conference held earlier this year, Lancashire Business View are pleased to invite you to their next Health & Wellbeing Conference, to be…
News
5 July 2021

Two In Person Events In Two Days

The Business Network Central & East Lancashire – Back In Style 2 In Person events in 2 days! 29 June saw 30 of us delight in being with each other…
Members
2 July 2021

Post-Covid Rehabilitation Service

This pandemic has unsurprisingly created a host of new process’ and hoops for us to jump through, both professionally and personally. While it’s perhaps a little difficult to measure the…
Members
1 July 2021

New Appointment To The Simply Corporate Team

A former Shuttleworth College pupil has become the first Simply Corporate apprentice. Karis Lambert from Padiham has joined Simply Corporate at their new offices in Padiham Town Hall where she…
Members
9 June 2021

Member Competing In A 70 Mile Run For Charity

Our very own Member Jason Govindji Bruce, from NORI -HR and Employment Law, will be competing in a 70 mile Carlisle to Newcastle run on 19th June to help raise…
Members
9 June 2021

Low Cost Online Course On How To Generate Leads Using LinkedIn

Have you ever wondered how some people do really well on LinkedIn and others don’t? At KUB we have been working hard during the pandemic to bring you a low…
Members
8 June 2021

DigiEnable Launch New Productivity Membership Community

This month sees DigiEnable take the exciting step of launching their own membership community, designed to support busy business owners from across the UK, to reclaim back valuable hours in…
News
6 June 2021

In-Person Events Are Back!

On 25 and 27 May, we welcomed back 30 members to our physical home Stanley House.  We were giddy to see each other, excited to swap stories and mainly we…
Members
25 May 2021

IQ4Business Stronger Than Ever

Despite lockdowns IQ4B seems to have come through the last 6 months stronger than ever. We have to thank our long-term clients for sticking with us since we got back…
Members
24 May 2021

KRPR Gets Double Award Recognition In The PRmoment Shortlist

KRPR is celebrating making the finals in two categories at the influential PRmoment Awards 2021 for their client, Rivington Terraced Gardens’ Squarea Campaign. Earning recognition in both the Best Community…
Members
24 May 2021

National Youth Platform Powered By Business Launches To Support Young Adults

GB Shared, with the support of Innovate UK, 5 Northern Powerhouse Partners and hundreds of businesses have created, The Gen. The Gen, a new national youth platform, will be live…
News
10 April 2021

Lancashire’s Premier Business Network On Life Post-Covid

I was delighted to have the opportunity to speak with the Lancashire Post in April on how Members of The Business Network Central & East Lancashire had embraced Zoom with…