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10th October 2019 | Inspiration

Thriving workplaces in Lancashire – starting a conversation about mental health

Lancashire County Council’s Andrea Smith shares her thoughts on work wellbeing as part of World Mental Health Day.

26th September 2019 | Inspiration

Business continuity tips for SMEs

Planning and preparing your business for any disruption is essential. If you haven’t thought about business continuity planning before, now is the time to do so.

24th September 2019 | Inspiration

Eight steps to process improvement for a growing business

Michael Lough is managing director of Boost & Co partner Blue Wren, a software house based in Preston. He shares his eight-step guide to help growing business improve workflow and efficiency.

19th September 2019 | Inspiration

Boosting Lancashire: Helping business leaders to give back

We take a look at two recent examples where Boost has supported businesses through Growth Mentoring and how their growth has then delivered wider benefits for Lancashire’s economy.

Flexible working patterns enable people to fit their work around the other responsibilities and complexities of their life.
30th August 2019 | Inspiration

Flexible working: the future of business?

Flexible working has been in the spotlight for some time, and as our workplaces take on a more digital focus, the traditional 9-5 workday is becoming increasingly impractical.

22nd August 2019 | Inspiration

Five ways a mentor can benefit your business

Business owners can raise their game through Boost’s mentoring programme. With more than 300 experienced Boost mentors to choose from, we can match you with the ideal mentor ready to support you.

9th July 2019 | Inspiration

Leading Lancashire into a new era of manufacturing

Peter McOnie, Made Smarter Business Adviser – Lancashire, shares his views on the county’s manufacturing industry

Andrew Leeming, Boost Programme Manager
12th June 2019 | Inspiration

Boost your business with brilliant funded support

Boost programme manager, Andrew Leeming, explains that if you haven’t taken advantage of the support available in Lancashire to boost your business – now is the time.

Pitching for Investment
29th May 2019 | Inspiration

Investment readiness – The entrepreneur’s “blind spot”

John Leach from Winning Pitch discusses the importance of building an ‘investment ready’ business before chasing growth finance.

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