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Mastering efficiency: Strategies for minimising waste and maximising productivity 07 ScaleToThrive
2nd May 2024
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Inspiration & Spotlight
Mastering efficiency: Strategies for minimising waste and maximising productivity
In our latest blog post, Boost business adviser Jaan Scott outlines methods for measuring and enhancing your business efficiency.
Meet the Boost team: Kerry Stevens Boost Flying Start Adviser
1st May 2024
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Inspiration & Spotlight
Meet the Boost team: Kerry Stevens
Boost Flying Start business adviser Kerry Stevens, a serial entrepreneur who has set up and run several of her own companies, talks about her role in supporting Lancashire businesses.
West Lancashire businesses to benefit from the launch of innovation programme 05 GrowthCatalyst (1)
30th April 2024
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News
West Lancashire businesses to benefit from the launch of innovation programme
West Lancashire businesses with potential to grow are the target for a new partnership delivering fully funded innovation and growth programmes.
A quick guide to unlocking your business growth potential unlocking business growth
24th April 2024
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Inspiration & Spotlight
A quick guide to unlocking your business growth potential
In this quick guide, Jaan Scott, Boost business adviser, explores four things that you can do to unlock your the full potential of your business.
Why awards matter for startups AdobeStock_687335207   Awards
23rd April 2024
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Inspiration & Spotlight
Why awards matter for startups
Paula Ludley, PR and communications manager at Shout Connect, explains how applying for a business award can benefit a startup business.
Managing midnight thoughts for entrepreneurs AdobeStock_208047861   midnight thoughts
18th April 2024
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Inspiration & Spotlight
Managing midnight thoughts for entrepreneurs
Boost business adviser Kerry Stevens, a serial entrepreneur who has set up and run several of her own companies, offers some practical tips to help you navigate these midnight thoughts.
Meet the Boost team: Daniel Fenton BOO_MTBT_Daniel Fenton
16th April 2024
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Inspiration & Spotlight
Meet the Boost team: Daniel Fenton
Boost Flying Start business adviser Daniel Fenton, who has wide range of sales and marketing disciplines, talks about his role in supporting Lancashire businesses.
Five ways artificial intelligence can support your new business Five ways artificial intelligence can support your new business
11th April 2024
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Inspiration & Spotlight
Five ways artificial intelligence can support your new business
Love it or loath it, artificial intelligence (AI) can be a useful tool for startups as they evaluate their goals and how they plan to achieve them.
Lancashire’s business leaders come together to discuss the missing piece in the county’s funding ecosystem Roundtable
5th April 2024
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Funding
Lancashire’s business leaders come together to discuss the missing piece in the county’s funding ecosystem
Buoyed by a devolution deal, Lancashire’s business leaders discussed the missing piece in the jigsaw in the county’s funding ecosystem
How you can benefit from coworking AdobeStock_238707891   Society 1 blog
2nd April 2024
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Inspiration & Spotlight
How you can benefit from coworking
Catarina King, co-founder of Society1, a vibrant coworking space based in Preston, discusses several benefits of coworking.
Five simple steps to being a smarter marketer Five simple steps to being a smarter marketer
28th March 2024
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Inspiration & Spotlight
Five simple steps to being a smarter marketer
Marketing is primarily about ensuring that people know your business exists and helping them to understand what your products and services are. It’s a subject with countless books, courses, degrees, podcasts, along with the seemingly obligatory marketing gurus.

Here, Andrew Ramwell, a Boost business adviser on the Growth Catalyst and Scale to Thrive programmes, outlines five key pointers to help small business owners who may be overwhelmed by the information and advice on hand, to get started with smart marketing.
Launch of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II provides £660m boost for small businesses AdobeStock_318709333   Preston
22nd March 2024
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Funding
Launch of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II provides £660m boost for small businesses
The British Business Bank has launched its new Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II, a £660m fund set to cover the entire North of England.

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