23 Jan

Business Growth January Workshop : Part 1

9:30 - 13:30 | Work In Progress Studio, Lancaster University

What is your New Year’s business resolution? Will you be doing business as usual in 2019? Join us and spend some time working on your business, shape a new...

24 Jan

Doing Business in India International Business Expo

9:00 - 13:30 | East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

Never again will there be such an opportunity to meet with organisations who can help you trade with tenacity in this country. If you are serious about doing businesses...

24 Jan

Skills Scrum – Get Your Website Working For You

11:00 - 12:00 | Society1

Introducing Society 1 Skills Scrum These bite-sized learning sessions, open to anyone to attend, cover simple topics in practical ways, which you can easily apply to support you and...

29 Jan

Data Awareness – make your data work for you

9:00 - 12:00 | DaisyField Business Centre

Big data, business analytics and marketing expert discuss how organizations can best put to use all that consumer data they’ve been collecting. Hosted by: Organiser Enterprise4All (North West) Ltd Enterprise4All...

30 Jan

The Business Clinic ‘Peerworking’ Business Support 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...

30 Jan

UCLan Free Business Law Clinic – Advisors’ Event

9:00 - 11:00 | Media Factory

Do you own or run a start-up business, small business or not-for-profit enterprise? Would your clients benefit from dedicated FREE legal advice for 6 months on matters such as business...

30 Jan

Business Growth January Workshop : Part 2

9:30 - 13:30 | Work In Progress Studio, Lancaster University

What is your New Year’s business resolution? Will you be doing business as usual in 2019? Join us and spend some time working on your business, shape a new...

31 Jan

How to prepare your manufacturing business for Brexit – Lancashire

8:00 - 10:30 | Blackburn Technology Management Centre

Do you import goods from overseas, operate in international supply chains or export goods? If so, there are some significant changes ahead for when the UK leaves the Customs...

31 Jan

Business Planning…..lean start up tools and techniques

9:00 - 15:30 | Oak Royal Golf & Country Club

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...

31 Jan

China Aerospace Roadshow

10:00 - 13:00 | Barton Grange Hotel

By 2024, China will eclipse the US as the world’s largest aerospace market based upon passenger numbers and sales of new aircraft. This will not only change the regional...

1 Feb

The Business Clinic ‘Peerworking’ Business Support 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 Feb

Manufacturing Made Smarter in Lancashire

10:00 - 12:00 | The Exchange, County Hall

Join us on Monday 4th February at 10am in Preston, to learn first-hand about the newly launched Made Smarter programme – supporting manufacturers to digitise and innovate through expert...

5 Feb

Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs

12:00 - 16:30 | UCLan Preston

Need finance for growth? Want to understand what venture capital is and how to successfully apply? Perhaps unsure whether venture capital or business angel finance is right for you?...

5 Feb

Networking Tips to Improve Your Business

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

Nicola Taylor from Utility Warehouse on . . . Networking Tips to Improve Your Business Do you dread networking events? Are your interactions awkward or do you feel like...

7 Feb

Strategy: Plan to Win

9:00 - 15:30 | The Globe Centre

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...

12 Feb

Doing business with the NHS

8:00 - 11:00 | Brockholes Conference Centre

Does your business have an ambition to sell its products and services to the NHS? Or maybe you haven’t considered the NHS as a target market for growth before?...

12 Feb

Propeller Networking – How to Network Like A Pro

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

With guest speakers Alison Hitchen from the Centre for SME, and Elizabeth Pickstock from Propeller. Do you know anyone who says, “yeah, I love it! It gives me such...

13 Feb

‘Peerworking’ Business Support Surgery at Forbes

8:00 - 10:00 | 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...

15 Feb

The Business Clinic ‘Peerworking’ Business Support 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...

19 Feb

HMRC Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Seminar

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

This seminar is aimed at businesses that are either thinking about applying for AEO or have just started the application process. This practical session will run through the AEO...

20 Feb

Innovation For Growth – Is Your Business Ready?

9:00 - 16:30 | Best Western Garstang Country Hotel

Two day Innovation Workshop: Day 1 (20th February), Day 2 (27th February) Implementing ideas in the health sector is a challenge. Delivered as part of Lancaster University’s Health Innovation Campus this...

20 Feb

People…..developing a high performance culture

9:00 - 15:30 | Solaris Centre

Helping you create a magnetic business culture For your business to grow you need to attract and retain the right people – those who care as much about the...

20 Feb

Business Growth February Workshop : Part 1

9:30 - 13:30 | Work In Progress Studio, Lancaster University

What is your New Year’s business resolution? Will you be doing business as usual in 2019? Join us and spend some time working on your business, shape a new...

20 Feb

Let’s Go Technical – #DigitalMeetupPreston

19:00 - 21:00 | Society1

This is your (EXCLUSIVE) February meetup of #DigitalMeetupPreston (Free to Attend) for anyone who is interested in digital marketing. Sponsored by Digital Lancashire Come along and chat to like-minded...

21 Feb

International Trade Club Breakfast Meeting

8:00 - 10:30 | The Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel

Informing, Involving and Innovating International Trade since 1957 Our prestigious breakfast meetings provide vital, informative presentations from guest speakers specifically designed for our importers and exporters to develop their...

27 Feb

The Business Clinic ‘Peerworking’ Business Support 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...

27 Feb

Business Growth February Workshop : Part 2

9:30 - 13:30 | Work In Progress Studio Lancaster University

What is your New Year’s business resolution? Will you be doing business as usual in 2019? Join us and spend some time working on your business, shape a new...

28 Feb

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

9:00 - 15:30 | Cotton Court

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 Mar

The Business Clinic ‘Peerworking’ Business Support 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...

5 Mar

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

9:00 - 15:30 | Blackburn Rovers

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...

6 Mar

Advice on Brexit from Sirka Moore

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

The Business Clinic is playing host to the knowledgeable Sirka Moore from BDC Moore this March… If your eager to make sense of Brexit and what it means for...

7 Mar

Marketing…..influencing customers to come to you

9:00 - 15:30 | Daisyfield Business Centre

Are potential customers aware you exist? To grow your business you are going to need more potential customers to have an awareness of your business and how you can...

7 Mar

Using a Person Centred Approach to Create Innovative Ideas

9:00 - 16:30 | Conference Centre Ribby Hall Village

Two day workshop – Day 1 (7th March), Day 2 (21st March) The door is open for fresh ideas and new ways of doing things in health and wellbeing....

7 Mar

Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs

12:00 - 16:30 | UCLan Preston

Need finance for growth? Want to understand what venture capital is and how to successfully apply? Perhaps unsure whether venture capital or business angel finance is right for you?...

13 Mar

The Business Clinic ‘Peerworking’ Business Support 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...

13 Mar

Execution…..building a strategy for growth

9:00 - 15:30 | Oak Royal Golf & Country Club

Is your business ready to get things done? High growth goals mostly fail to materialise not because of a lack of SMART Objectives, but because things just didn’t get...

15 Mar

‘Peerworking’ Business Support Surgery at RaH

8:00 - 10:30 | Right at Home

‘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...

20 Mar

Get Yourself a Digital Marketing Mindset – #DigitalMeetupPreston

19:00 - 21:00 | Society 1

This is your (EXCLUSIVE) March meetup of #DigitalMeetupPreston (Free to Attend) for anyone who is interested in digital marketing. Sponsored by Digital Lancashire Come along and chat to like-minded...

27 Mar

The Business Clinic ‘Peerworking’ Business Support 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...

29 Mar

The Business Clinic ‘Peerworking’ Business Support 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...

2 Apr

Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs

12:00 - 16:30 | Adelphi Building

Need finance for growth? Want to understand what venture capital is and how to successfully apply? Perhaps unsure whether venture capital or business angel finance is right for you?...

2 Apr

From Recruitment to Retention to Termination

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

Abigail Mottram from Forbes Solicitors on… From Recruitment to Retention to Termination. Outlining the basic requirements of employment law. Managing an employee employer relationship can be difficult, particularly if...

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...

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...

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...

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