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Manufacturing - Quality Standards, ISO 9001
7th September 2017 | Inspiration

ISO 9001 – how funding can help you migrate from 2008 to 2015

Anne Campion, Manufacturing Services Manager for the Manufacturing Growth Fund, highlights how manufacturing businesses can access grant funding to upgrade their ISO 9001 accreditation.

6th September 2017 | Inspiration

3 tried and trusted ways to improve your business

To mark Small Business Advice Week (4th-10th September), Nichola Howard, founder of Launch Events and the Blackpool Expo, shares her top three tips for business success.

late payment
6th September 2017 | Inspiration

5 steps to avoid late payment

Sharon Walker, debt recovery manager at regional law firm Napthens, a Boost & Co member, offers some advice on how growing businesses can avoid late payment and reduce the risk of bad debt.

22nd August 2017 | Inspiration

5 reasons to do business in Singapore

Emma Jones, founder of Enterprise Nation, outlines five reasons why Singapore should be on your export to-do list.

17th August 2017 | Inspiration

7 ways a Degree Apprenticeship can boost your business

Gina McDonald, business development officer at the University of Central Lancashire, explains what degree apprenticeships are and how they can help your #GrowingLancashire business.

14th August 2017 | Inspiration

6 ways to perfect the art of ‘active listening’

Adam Holden, Growth Explorer for Winning Pitch, offers some top tips on becoming a better leader through active listening.

doing business in China
11th August 2017 | Inspiration

Ten tips to doing business in China

Dr Nick Burd, programme director for the China Catalyst Programme at Lancaster University, offers some top tips for high growth companies looking to expand into the Chinese market.

Countdown to GDPR
3rd August 2017 | Inspiration

42 weeks until GDPR… are you preparing?

People talk about “making time to do things”. We all know that time is precious in both personal life and in business, but time is something that ticks away and is something that we can’t get back.

25th July 2017 | Inspiration

Five tips for increasing productivity in your new business

Wendy Bowers, founder of Role, shares her five top tips for creating a productive working environment in your home. 

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