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15 Aug

Leadership styles and approaches

9:30 - 11:30 | LEAP at UCLan

Delivered by LEAP at UCLan for apprentices and workplace mentor leaders within Lancashire based SMEs, looking to develop skills in situational leadership. This session is designed to provide an...

16 Aug

Boost Flying Start: The basics of bookkeeping – finance for start-ups

9:30 - 12:45 | Boost

How to build-out your offering and business This webinar has been designed for new start-ups or businesses wishing to refresh their skills on the Basics of Bookkeeping and Accounts....

16 Aug

Avoiding procrastination and create focus

13:00 - 15:00 | LEAP at UCLan

Are you a procrastinator and feeling the pressures? Want an understanding and how to deal with it? Then this is the session for you. This is designed for apprentices...

18 Aug

Boost Flying Start: Financial management for growth firms

9:30 - 12:45 | Boost

Can you fulfil orders when demand picks up? Following the frantic period of creating a business and having established a viable operation, you’ve shifted into a phase of growing...

18 Aug

The Business Network Central & East Lancashire: August 2022 Event

11:30 - 14:00 | The Business Network Central & East Lancashire

The Business Network Central & East Lancashire is a membership organisation where senior decision makers meet every month in a focussed and friendly environment to build business relationships. Our...

18 Aug

Shout Network Go Karting Day

13:00 - 16:00 | Shout Network

The hugely popular Shout Network Go-Karting Day is back! Open to both members and non-members of Shout Network, participants take part in a 30 minute race around the Three...

18 Aug

Apprenticeship Q&A for Lancashire Employers (SMEs)

13:00 - 14:00 | LEAP at UCLan

Demystifying Degree Apprenticeships.  If you’re a Lancashire-based small to medium sized business* and unsure whether a Degree Apprenticeship is right for your company, this session will help you explore:...

18 Aug

Lancashire and Cumbria Small Business Meet-Up

15:00 - 16:30 | Paul Foster

Join us for our Lancashire and Cumbria Small Business Meet-Up Join your fellow small business owners to discuss the current challenges and opportunities for businesses, get advice and business...

23 Aug

Funding your business: Impartial expert drop-in session

8:00 - 13:00 | Blackpool Unlimited

Businesses in Blackpool have told us during a recent survey that they need help obtaining finance for their businesses covering a variety of purposes from cashflow to capital equipment...

23 Aug

Boost Flying Start: Building your startup idea into business model

9:30 - 12:45 | Boost

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...

25 Aug

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

9:30 - 12:45 | Boost

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

30 Aug

Boost Flying Start: Testing your new business start-up idea

9:30 - 12:45 | Winning Pitch

What can you do for your customer? This session will show you how to test your business idea so you can start a better business faster with much better...

31 Aug

Apprenticeships at UCLan Q&A for potential apprentices

14:00 - 15:30 | LEAP at UCLan

Thinking about a degree apprenticeship at UCLan then Join us to “drive” through an apprenticeship journey; and ask any questions you have about how degree apprenticeships work, what are...

31 Aug

Building a Professional Network on LinkedIn

14:00 - 16:00 | LEAP at UCLan

Do you want to develop your LinkedIn profile and your professional network? This workshop will provide you with the tools and knowledge to understand and professionally network on LinkedIn....

5 Sep

Introduction to equity investment for Lancashire SMEs

9:00 - 14:30 | 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...

6 Sep

Export Academy: Benefits and barriers of export

14:30 - 15:30 | Department for International Trade

The UK Export Academy is here for every step of your exporting journey. The programme has been designed to accommodate different levels of exporting experience, whether your business is...

7 Sep

Unique Ladies Business Networking: Chorley

9:00 - 11:30 | Suzy Orr

Our meetings here are usually on the first Wednesday of each month at Shepherds Ale House & Victoria Rooms, 63-67 Chapel Street, Chorley PR7 1BS. (This was the place...

7 Sep

Mentoring for Success: Developing mentoring in SMEs

9:30 - 16:00 | LEAP at UCLan

Designed for mentors and line managers of Degree Apprentices in Lancashire based SMEs, this fully–funded* one-day course aims to give you a better understanding of what makes a great...

7 Sep

Courage Renewal and Understanding

19:00 - 20:30 | Role

A six session online peer group programme for leaders of business, community and education. This Autumn join us for a six-session journey into the heart of your leadership. These...

8 Sep

Differentiate your products with Ecolabels

10:00 - 15:30 | NextGenChem

Learn about Environmental Labelling Schemes Are you a manufacturer or retailer interested in communicating your sustainability efforts through product labels? Do you want to showcase your product’s environmental features...

8 Sep

Finance Simplified

10:00 - 12:00 | Access to Finance Lancashire

There has never been a more crucial time for business owners to have a clear understanding of their financial position. Finance Simplified has been developed by Access to Finance...

8 Sep

Lunch and Learn: A tonne of feathers or a tonne of carbon?

12:00 - 14:00 | Chamber Low Carbon

In Person Event Understand the basics of carbon footprinting and what actions you can take to reduce your organisation’s carbon footprint. In this Lunch & Learn the Chamber Low...

8 Sep

Export Academy: Market Research

14:30 - 15:30 | Department for International Trade

The UK Export Academy is here for every step of your exporting journey. The programme has been designed to accommodate different levels of exporting experience, whether your business is...

8 Sep

Lancashire and Cumbria Small Business Meet-Up

15:00 - 16:30 | Paul Foster (FSB)

Join us for our Lancashire and Cumbria Small Business Meet-Up Join your fellow small business owners to discuss the current challenges and opportunities for businesses, get advice and business...

9 Sep

Developing Mental Toughness: Build your capacity to perform under pressure

9:30 - 16:00 | LEAP at UCLan

How do we build our capacity to perform under pressure?  Designed for Apprentices and their Workplace Mentors in Lancashire-based SMEs, this fully-funded one-day course will help you understand what ‘mental...

12 Sep

Export Academy: Customs Procedure Part 1

14:30 - 15:30 | Department for International Trade

The UK Export Academy is here for every step of your exporting journey. The programme has been designed to accommodate different levels of exporting experience, whether your business is...

13 Sep

Secure Digitalisation Programme: Business Strategy Development – Cohort 11

9:30 - 15:30 | Lancashire Cyber Foundry - Lancaster University

This is a three-day workshop Who are these workshops for? Lancashire based small and medium sized companies (SMEs) seeking to innovate via the development, adoption or provision of secure...

14 Sep

Lancashire Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing (AEM) Watchtower Launch Event

9:00 - 14:00 | North West Aerospace Alliance

Watchtower Launch Event, Register Your Interest Now! Come and meet The Watchtower Team and Discover How This Program Could Help Unlock The Full Potential of Your Business: Official Launch...

14 Sep

Export Academy: Pricing Strategy & Routes to Market

14:30 - 15:30 | Department for International Trade

The UK Export Academy is here for every step of your exporting journey. The programme has been designed to accommodate different levels of exporting experience, whether your business is...

15 Sep

Lead to Succeed: Cultivating leadership in business owners

9:00 - 17:00 | Work in Progress

Are you in business? Are you looking to expand your team and need to develop your leadership skills? Join us for our two-day Leadership Masterclass, facilitated by entrepreneurial coach...

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 Sep

Export Academy: Customs Procedure Part 2

14:30 - 15:30 | Department for International Trade

The UK Export Academy is here for every step of your exporting journey. The programme has been designed to accommodate different levels of exporting experience, whether your business is...

20 Sep

Export Academy: Getting Paid

14:30 - 15:30 | Department for International Trade

The UK Export Academy is here for every step of your exporting journey. The programme has been designed to accommodate different levels of exporting experience, whether your business is...

22 Sep

Your Business Bootcamp with Team Academy

8:30 - 17:00 | Community & Business Partners

Community & Business Partners are thrilled to be partnering with Team Academy in delivering the next Your Business Bootcamp. For any business owners, managers and leaders this event can’t...

27 Sep

Lancashire Forum Creative EXTRA: Be Better at Business

9:00 - 1:00 | Lancashire Forum Creative

On the whole, we don’t go into business because we want to be business people, we go into business because we have a talent, a passion, an idea, or...

28 Sep

Lancashire and Cumbria Virtual Networking

9:30 - 10:30 | Paul Foster (FSB) and Rachel Kay (lovelocal networking)

How are you turning customers away, and what can you do about it? This session with Anne Williamson, Customer Experience (CX) Consultant, will help you improve customer experience in your...

28 Sep

Future of Business: The Creator Economy and Emerging Technologies – Lancaster

10:00 - 12:00 | Lancashire Digital Tech Hub

Lancashire Digital Tech Hub presents a talk hosted by Michelle Bondesio, to introduce you to the world of emerging tech and its potential utility for creative and digital businesses...

30 Sep

North Lancashire Expo 2022

11:00 - 16:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

The North Lancashire Business Expo is a unique event that sees businesses and visitors collide on a platform to showcase our amazing North Lancashire. Being held on Friday 30th...

4 Oct

Future of Business: The Creator Economy and Emerging Technologies – West Lancs

10:00 - 12:00 | Lancashire Digital Tech Talks

Lancashire Digital Tech Hub presents a talk hosted by Michelle Bondesio, to introduce you to the world of emerging tech and its potential utility for creative and digital businesses...

5 Oct

Unique Ladies Business Networking: Chorley

9:00 - 11:30 | Suzy Orr

Our meetings here are usually on the first Wednesday of each month at Shepherds Ale House & Victoria Rooms, 63-67 Chapel Street, Chorley PR7 1BS. (This was the place...

11 Oct

Tips and tricks for buying and selling chemical products online

10:00 - 15:30 | NextGenChem

Do you own an online website or web shop where chemical products can be sold? Do you buy chemical mixtures on different online platforms? You are invited to join...

18 Oct

Lancashire Forum Creative EXTRA: Be Better at Business

9:00 - 1:00 | Lancashire Forum Creative

Think Tank Two: Strategic Thinking – Tue, 18 Oct 2022, 9am-1pm On the whole, we don’t go into business because we want to be business people, we go into...

20 Oct

ChamberTRAINING: Emergency first aid at work

9:00 - 17:00 | Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce

Lancaster & District Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Affiniti Training are delighted to bring you this One Day Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work Course (National RQF...

20 Oct

Chamber Low Carbon Lunch & Learn: What is an EMS?

12:00 - 14:00 | Chamber Low Carbon

An Online Event The Chamber Low Carbon welcome Dr Jan Maskell who is an environmentalist and occupational psychologist. She will discuss the implementation of an Environmental Management System (EMS)...

21 Oct

North West Business Expo 2022

9:00 - 15:00 | Shout Expo

The North West Business Expo will take place at the 2200+ sqm Premier Suite of Bolton Whites Hotel on Friday 21st October 2022. The North West Business Expo will...

1 Nov

Secure Digitalisation Programme: Business Strategy Development – Cohort 12

9:30 - 15:30 | Lancashire Cyber Foundry - Lancaster University

This is a three-day workshop Who are these workshops for? Lancashire based small and medium sized companies (SMEs) seeking to innovate via the development, adoption or provision of secure...

2 Nov

Unique Ladies Business Networking: Chorley

9:00 - 11:30 | Suzy Orr

Our meetings here are usually on the first Wednesday of each month at Shepherds Ale House & Victoria Rooms, Chorley. (This was the place the Chorley Suffragettes used to...

2 Nov

Future of Business: The Creator Economy and Emerging Technologies – Chorley

10:00 - 12:00 | Lancashire Digital Tech Hub

Lancashire Digital Tech Hub presents a talk hosted by Michelle Bondesio, to introduce you to the world of emerging tech and its potential utility for creative and digital businesses...

15 Nov

Lancashire Forum Creative EXTRA: Be Better at Business

9:00 - 1:00 | Lancashire Forum Creative

Think Tank Three: Leadership – Tue, 15 Nov 2022, 9am-1pm On the whole, we don’t go into business because we want to be business people, we go into business...

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...

17 Nov

Chamber Low Carbon Lunch and Learn: A waste of time

12:00 - 14:00 | Chamber Low Carbon

In Person Event This Chamber Low Carbon Lunch & Learn will be talking about all things business waste and the different ways in which you can reduce costs and...

29 Nov

Lancashire Forum Creative EXTRA: Be Better at Business

9:00 - 1:00 | Lancashire Forum Creative

Think Tank Four: Marketing – Tue, 29 Nov 2022, 9am-1pm On the whole, we don’t go into business because we want to be business people, we go into business...

1 Dec

Lancashire Forum Creative EXTRA: Be Better at Business

9:00 - 17:00 | Lancashire Forum Creative

Think Tank Five: Think Differently Sprint – mid Dec On the whole, we don’t go into business because we want to be business people, we go into business because...

6 Dec

Future of Business: The Creator Economy and Emerging Technologies – Blackpool

10:00 - 12:00 | Lancashire Digital Tech Hub

Lancashire Digital Tech Hub presents a talk hosted by Michelle Bondesio, to introduce you to the world of emerging tech and its potential utility for creative and digital businesses...

24 Mar

Lancashire Business Expo 2023

9:00 - 15:00 | Shout Network

This annual event provides the opportunity for businesses across the region to grow, thrive and succeed. Now in its seventh year, the event attracts over 150 exhibitors and more...

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