24 Apr

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | Right at Home Preston

‘Sharing the expertise, knowledge, ideas and experience of people across a range of businesses in a friendly, informal and confidential setting’ Why not experience the power of ‘Peerworking’ for...

24 Apr

Financial Planning and Funding

9:00 - 12:30 | Lido Room At The Blackpool Enterprise Centre

The workshop is designed to be a step-by-step guide to building a robust financial plan for a new business. It will also look at potential funding opportunities. In this...

24 Apr

Self Assessment Workshop

9:30 - 10:30 | Chorley Town Hall

Chorley Council, in association with Studholme-Bell Limited, invite you to a free workshop on the topic of Self Assessment. Join us at Chorley Town Hall on Wednesday 24 April,...

25 Apr

HMRC Special Procedures Awareness Seminar

10:00 - 13:00 | East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce Training Suite

Special Procedures are schemes available to importers and exporters to waiver, suspend or drawback customs duties. When operating under a Special Procedure goods are still within the control of...

25 Apr

Lancashire SME workshop – From evaluation to invoice

18:00 - 21:00 | Macdonald Tickled Trout Hotel

Are you a small or medium enterprise that would like to know more about maximising your chance of going from evaluation to invoices. Going from bench to bedside is...

26 Apr

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | Forbes Solicitors

‘Sharing the expertise, knowledge, ideas and experience of people across a range of businesses in a friendly, informal and confidential setting’ Why not experience the power of ‘Peerworking’ for...

26 Apr

Brexit Conference

8:30 - 12:30 | Preston Guild Hall

Everything businesses need to know An unrivalled line up of experts including Kwasi Kwarteng MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Exiting the EU will deliberate on the most...

30 Apr

Lancaster – The Generation Game – How to run your family business in the most tax efficient way

8:00 - 9:30 | The Halton Suite

Family businesses are unique; they require a strategy that differs from other firms and they have inimitable strengths, as well as problems that require a specific approach. There’s often additional...

30 Apr

Developing a new product by Uclan Innovation Clinic

8:30 - | The Whitaker

The Innovation Clinic are supporting local SME’s by offering a FREE 2-day workshop on “Developing a new product” at The Whitaker, Rawtenstall on Tuesday 30th April and Wednesday 1st...

30 Apr

Engineering Apprenticeship Event

17:00 - 18:30 | Victoria Mill

The event is to highlight to benefits of degree level Engineering Apprenticeships to businesses in East Lancashire. Find out how upskilling your existing staff to degree level will benefit...

1 May

Blackpool – The Generation Game – How to run your family business in the most tax efficient way

8:00 - 9:30 | The Village Hotel

Family businesses are unique; they require a strategy that differs from other firms and they have inimitable strengths, as well as problems that require a specific approach. There’s often...

1 May

Can’t sell won’t sell……creating your sales model

9:00 - 15:30 | Daisyfield Business Centre

Think you can’t sell? Think again! You can’t build a successful business without selling – whether selling your service to customers, selling your vision to employees, selling your business...

1 May

LoveLocalExpo 2019

9:00 - 15:00 | Impact Conferencing

LoveLocalExpo is a must attend event. Attend for free to meet over 50 local exhibitors, talk funding and grants with growth advisors and attend expert seminars at LoveLocalExpo. Our...

1 May

The Business Clinic – Advice Clinic

18:00 - 20:00 | The Business Clinic Preston

Your MAP to Healthier Profits This is not just another sales presentation, after all who really likes to sell…or be sold to? Are you guilty of… • “Going the...

2 May

Merseyside – The Generation Game – How to run your family business in the most tax efficient way

8:00 - 9:30 | The Suites Hotel

Family businesses are unique; they require a strategy that differs from other firms and they have inimitable strengths, as well as problems that require a specific approach. There’s often...

2 May

Push the Boundaries: Innovation in Health

8:30 - 12:00 | Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA building)

The team behind Lancaster University’s new Health Innovation Campus invite you to join this interactive panel discussion. Be challenged and inspired by our panel of experts who will share from their...

2 May

Wake Up To Digital

10:00 - 12:00 | Bespoke | Digital Agency

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND? You are involved in or responsible for digital marketing in your business You do not currently have a full digital strategy document in your business...

3 May

Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety Seminar

9:30 - 12:45 | Shaw Hill Golf Resort & Spa Hotel

Chorley Council, in association with Peninsula, invite you to a free workshop on the topic of Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety. Join us at Shaw Hill Golf...

7 May

Pitching Masterclass

10:00 - 12:00 | Cotton Court

This session will focus on one of the most important skills that any entrepreneur can possess – pitching! We will teach you our award winning pitch structure which enables...

8 May

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic Preston

‘Sharing the expertise, knowledge, ideas and experience of people across a range of businesses in a friendly, informal and confidential setting’ Why not experience the power of ‘Peerworking’ for...

8 May

Funding Options for Businesses in the North West

8:00 - 9:30 | Lancaster University

This event will showcase a range of funds available for businesses, particularly those supported by the British Business Bank. You will hear directly from fund managers who will explain...

9 May

How to find, win and keep your customers

9:00 - 15:30 | Society1

Loyal customers – the most important asset for any growing business In order to grow your business, you need to invest time and effort into attracting, winning over, and...

9 May

Women running micro-manufacturing businesses

10:00 - 12:00 | Lancaster Town Hall

We are working with an increasing number of women running manufacturing micro-businesses in Lancashire who are mostly facing the same blocks, so we thought it was time to hold...

9 May

Investment Readiness Programme: Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs

12:00 - 16:30 | Greenbank Building

Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs – Need finance for growth? – Want to understand what venture capital is and how to successfully apply? – Perhaps unsure whether venture...

9 May

Workplace Wellbeing Expo Presented by Choose Chorley & The Balance Approach

16:00 - 19:00 | Chorley Town Hall

Chorley Council, in association with Balance Approach, invite you to a free Business Expo focused on Workplace Wellbeing. In addition to networking, exhibitors and refreshments, we have a number...

10 May

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic Preston

‘Sharing the expertise, knowledge, ideas and experience of people across a range of businesses in a friendly, informal and confidential setting’ Why not experience the power of ‘Peerworking’ for...

14 May

HMRC Customs Warehousing Seminar

10:00 - 13:00 | East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce Training Suite

Are you buying from outside the EU now? Will you be buying from the EU after the UK leaves the EU? To continue to support businesses with buying raw...

14 May

Propeller Networking – Co-ops and the Preston Model

16:00 - 19:00 | Creative Innovation Zone, UCLan

With guest speakers Cllr Matthew Brown and Julian Manley, as well as two local co-ops. The Preston Model has been creating a lot of buzz, not only in Lancashire but...

16 May

HMRC Customs Declaration Service Seminar

10:00 - 13:00 | East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce Training Suite

HMRC seminar unveiling the new Customs Declaration Service controlling all UK exports and imports. The Customs Declaration Service (CDS) will replace the current Customs Handling of Import and Export...

16 May

Lancashire SME workshop – NHS procurement towers

18:00 - 20:30 | Farington Lodge Hotel

Are you a small or medium enterprise that would like to improve your understanding of procurement in the NHS? This workshop will detail the new procurement towers and provide...

21 May

Lancashire Forum Creative Think Tank #LAUNCH your Resilience

9:00 - 13:00 | Creative Innovation Zone (ME414) UCLan Media Factory

For our spring time Think Tank #LAUNCH your Resilience, the Lancashire Forum Creative Team is pleased to welcome Andrew Bernard from Innovative Enterprise. This event follows on from our Think...

21 May

Strategy: Plan to Win

9:00 - 15:30 | Burnley FC

Are you ready to overcome barriers to growth? This workshop explores the visioning orbit and single page plan, exploring the scalability of your business to ensure you understand how...

22 May

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic Preston

‘Sharing the expertise, knowledge, ideas and experience of people across a range of businesses in a friendly, informal and confidential setting’ Why not experience the power of ‘Peerworking’ for...

22 May

Payroll Workshop

9:30 - 10:30 | Astley Hall

Chorley Council, in association with Studholme-Bell Limited, invite you to a free workshop on the topic of Payroll. Join us in the upstairs meeting room at the Coach House...

22 May

Ready for Electrification

10:45 - 15:45 | The Hartree Centre

Are you interested in the UK Electric Vehicle (EV) sector? Are you a current automotive supplier? Do you have a relevant technology, process or product? Join us at The...

23 May

NWEEG Conference & Awards Evening

9:30 - 23:30 | Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa

The flagship event of the Employee Engagement calendar, NWEEG’s full-day Annual Conference and evening Awards Ceremony is a must-attend day. You will be treated to an amazing day bursting...

23 May

Wake Up To Digital

10:00 - 12:00 | Bespoke | Digital Agency

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND? You are involved in or responsible for digital marketing in your business You do not currently have a full digital strategy document in your business...

24 May

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic Preston

‘Sharing the expertise, knowledge, ideas and experience of people across a range of businesses in a friendly, informal and confidential setting’ Why not experience the power of ‘Peerworking’ for...

4 Jun

Making yourself irresistible to customers…

9:00 - 15:30 | Society1

Make the customer an offer they can’t refuse.. How can you expect to grow rapidly if you can’t clearly demonstrate to customers why you are better and different to...

5 Jun

Green Money & How to Spend It

10:00 - 16:00 | Mecure Dunkenhalgh Hotel

SAVE THE DATE – MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW Join the team from Chamber Low Carbon on the 5th June 2019 to learn about the environmental support available NOW to your business....

6 Jun

Business Planning…..lean start up tools and techniques

9:00 - 15:30 | Daisyfield Business Centre

Set your startup on the path to success This session focuses on developing a robust and resilient business plan for your startup – one of the key features of...

6 Jun

Investment Readiness Programme: Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs

12:00 - 16:30 | Greenbank Building

Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs – Need finance for growth? – Want to understand what venture capital is and how to successfully apply? – Perhaps unsure whether venture...

11 Jun

Know Your Numbers…..what every start-up must know

9:00 - 15:30 | Burnley FC

How are you going to fund your business growth? Any successful startup entrepreneur has to have a firm grip on the financials, to ensure that the cash is in...

11 Jun

Funding Early-stage Growth

16:00 - 19:00 | Creative Innovation Zone, UCLan

With guest speaker Robert Sheffrin from Investment Readiness Funding a start-up or early stage business is not easy. Without security, sales and cash flow, banks are unwilling to provide...

13 Jun

Can’t sell won’t sell……creating your sales model

9:00 - 15:30 | Daisyfield Business Centre

Think you can’t sell? Think again! You can’t build a successful business without selling – whether selling your service to customers, selling your vision to employees, selling your business...

18 Jun

How to find, win and keep your customers

9:00 - 15:30 | Cotton Court

Loyal customers – the most important asset for any growing business In order to grow your business, you need to invest time and effort into attracting, winning over, and...

18 Jun

Printing The Future

12:30 - 15:30 | Lancashire Digital Technology Park

How additive manufacturing is transforming low volume automotive production The UK automotive sector has enjoyed unprecedented success in recent years with car production at record levels and a booming...

19 Jun

Book Keeping Workshop

9:30 - 10:30 | Chorley Town Hall

Chorley Council, in association with Studholme-Bell Limited, invite you to a free workshop on the topic of Book Keeping. Join us at Chorley Town Hall on Wednesday 19 June,...

27 Jun

Wake Up To Digital

10:00 - 12:00 | Bespoke | Digital Agency

WHY SHOULD I ATTEND? You are involved in or responsible for digital marketing in your business You do not currently have a full digital strategy document in your business...

27 Jun

Hive Business Awards

18:30 - 0:00 | King George's Hall

WELCOME TO THE HIVE BLACKBURN & DARWEN BUSINESS AWARDS The HIVE Blackburn & Darwen Business Awards celebrate and reward the outstanding work of businesses from different sectors and inspirational individuals from...

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