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16 May

Digital Photography for Businesses

13:00 - 14:30 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Learn how to bring your brand to life through photography in this funded workshop for Lancashire organisations. Jess Howell specialises in photographing small businesses and freelancers and helping people...

16 May

ChamberWEBINAR: Business contingency – planning for the unexpected

14:30 - 15:30 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

None of us want to think about the possibility of being ill and not being able to run our businesses. And we certainly don’t want to think about what...

17 May

Facebook and Instagram ads

10:00 - 13:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Learn how to set up and run Facebook and Instagram ads in this funded online training for Lancashire organisations. This three-hour course tutored by a Facebook pro will provide...

17 May

Start selling on Amazon (Lancashire)

10:00 - 12:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Get started with selling on Amazon in this funded workshop for Lancashire residents & businesses, designed for beginners. Considering selling on Amazon? In this workshop, we’ll show you behind...

17 May

Boost Resilience Programme: Managing challenging behaviour in the workplace

9:30 - 10:30 | APD Resolutions Ltd

Challenging behaviour in the workplace can include tantrums; physical or mental abuse; bullying and intimidation and any behaviour that is harmful to peers, colleagues or workmates. This session helps...

18 May

Video for Businesses

13:00 - 16:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Create a video marketing strategy for your business. A fully funded online workshop for Lancashire businesses. Online video is one of the most powerful tools currently available to tell...

19 May

iROWE Seminar: Supporting the aging workforce

13:00 - 14:00 | iROWE (Institute for Research into Organisations, Work and Employment), The UCLan Centre for Business, Management & Enterprise, University of Central Lancashire

Supporting the aging workforce: Sustainable workforce and extended working lives through the lens of firefighters. Speakers: Dr Rima Hussein & Dr Katharina Bader, Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University iROWE...

20 May

ChamberWEBINAR: Sales – How to handle objections

10:00 - 11:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

How to handle objections like a pro so that you can increase your sales and service levels Objections can often be feared to the point where we get very...

24 May

Exporting: Customs, VAT and rules of origin

13:00 - 14:00 | Department For International Trade

Understanding export paperwork in a little more detail; particularly with regard to VAT and place of service; and key documentation in the shipping process.

24 May

Intro to Microsoft 365 (Office 365)

10:00 - 12:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

This funded workshop for Lancashire businesses will introduce you to Microsoft 365 (prev Office 365) tools. With an increase in usage of Microsoft Teams by 40% during 2020 lockdowns,...

24 May

Canva for Business

10:00 - 13:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Learn how to use Canva to create designs for marketing, websites or print in this funded workshop for Lancashire organisations. Learn how to get started with Canva and use...

24 May

Boost Resilience Programme: Resilience in the workplace

9:30 - 10:30 | APD Resolutions Ltd

This session is for employers and employees of businesses who have had difficulties in dealing with situations such as the pandemic and are struggling whether at work or at...

25 May

Get set up on Shopify

10:00 - 12:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Learn how to start selling online with Shopify (beginner level) – fully funded online workshop for Lancashire businesses. Shopify is one of the top global eCommerce platforms for selling...

25 May

Pink Link Ladies Business Networking – Lytham

9:30 - 11:00 | Pink Link

Business networking for women working in and around Lytham St Annes. Make new connections and build authentic relationships with like-minded female entrepreneurs. Share knowledge and experiences, promote your products/services...

26 May

Managing Team workflows with Microsoft Teams

10:00 - 12:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Learn how to use Microsoft Teams to its full potential to boost productivity. Want to learn more about Microsoft Teams and how it can help increase your team’s productivity...

26 May

Boost Flying Start: How to execute and make a start-up strategy happen

9:30 - 12:45 | Winning Pitch

Can you execute and make your business  strategy happen? The difference between successful and failed entrepreneurs is often not the quality of their idea, but in their ability to...

26 May

Pink Link Ladies Business Networking – Lancaster

9:30 - 11:00 | Pink Link

Business networking for women working in and around Lancaster and Morecambe. Make new connections and build authentic relationships with like-minded female entrepreneurs. Share knowledge and experiences, promote your products/services...

26 May

Employment Law Update: May 2022

11:00 - 12:00 | Brabners LLP

Our Employment Law Updates give you the expert guidance you need to navigate changes to employment legislation, case law and HR-related issues. We hold these webinars twice a year,...

27 May

Pink Link Ladies Business Networking – Preston

9:30 - 11:00 | Pink Link

Business networking for women working in and around Poulton. Make new connections and build authentic relationships with like-minded female entrepreneurs. Share knowledge and experiences, promote your products/services and explore...

31 May

Get started with Mailchimp

13:00 - 16:00 | Embrace Digital Lancashire

Learn how to use Mailchimp for email marketing in this funded online workshop for Lancashire organisations, designed for beginners. This course is designed for beginners to MailChimp. You will...

31 May

Boost Flying Start: Building your startup idea into business model

9:30 - 12:45 | Winning Pitch

Who is your target customer? This session will show you how to convert your big idea into profitable business by avoiding the typical pitfalls entrepreneurs typically make. We’ll show...

7 Jun

Exporting: Understanding the benefits and barriers

13:00 - 14:00 | Department for International Trade

An overview of the risks and benefits of export; first steps to making informed decisions about internationalisation; laying the foundation for an achievable export plan.

7 Jun

Introduction to Equity Investment for Lancashire SMEs

9:00 - 14:00 | UCLan

The University of Central Lancashire has launched a FREE investor led Investment Readiness Programme, offering unique insights into what is needed to secure equity investment for your business. Led...

8 Jun

ChamberWEBINAR: Unconscious bias

14:00 - 15:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

This 1-hour webinar provides a candid, honest overview of what constitutes bias, how biases affect our behavior and the way we make decisions. Nobody is immune. The good news...

9 Jun

Chamber Low Carbon Lunch and Learn: Electric vehicles and net zero

12:00 - 14:00 | Chamber Low Carbon

The electric vehicle revolution edges ever closer. As more and more of us are changing to or investigating a change to an electric or hybrid vehicle, it’s the perfect...

14 Jun

Social Media Bootcamp

10:00 - 17:00 | Work in Progress and 448 Studio

This online Social Media Bootcamp is designed to help business leaders, owners, and their teams find and reach customers and stay relevant in these ever-changing times. Are you in...

14 Jun

ChamberWEBINAR: Overcoming the challenges

14:00 - 15:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

Are you struggling to implement your great ideas? You are not alone! Knowing what to do and doing it are two different things completely! There are many pressures on...

16 Jun

Exporting: Pricing strategy and route to market

13:00 - 14:00 | Department For International Trade

Getting to grips with price versus cost; export costing; researching prices in a given market; pricing strategies; and routes to market.

16 Jun

Lancashire and Cumbria: Women in business

1:00 - 2:30 | Federation of Small Business

Interactive session to support women in business whether they be newly self-employed or established in business. June’s Women in Business Group meeting will hear from Guest Speaker Gemma Sanchez...

30 Jun

Exporting: Movement of money

13:00 - 14:00 | Department For International Trade

Getting paid: risks and costs; financial regulation; economic considerations in the movement of money over international borders.

5 Jul

Exporting: Customs, VAT and rules of origin

13:00 - 14:00 | Department For International Trade

Understanding export paperwork in a little more detail; particularly with regard to VAT and place of service; and key documentation in the shipping process.

14 Jul

Chamber Low Carbon Lunch and Learn: Moving towards net zero

12:00 - 14:00 | Chamber Low Carbon

We welcome Kate Gilmartin and a replay of her excellent presentation on Net Zero Lancashire. The presentation discusses the Local Energy North West Hub, delivering The Rural Community Energy...

15 Sep

ChamberWEBINAR: Motivating & empowering your team

14:00 - 15:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

There is a big difference between a person being willing to carry out a task and doing it with love. If you want your team to work at its...

16 Nov

ChamberWEBINAR: Time management & prioritising

14:00 - 15:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

Are you always struggling to find the time to do those important jobs? Do you feel time-pressured and stressed out? Our working lives revolve around time and invariably the...

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