21 Aug

Growth Action Plan – Developing your goals for the next 12 months

17:00 - 20:00 | Society1

Do you know your business goals and understand how to reach them? The Growth Action Plan ‘hands on’ workshop will enable you to plan, detail your key objectives, determine...

28 Aug

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:30 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic

‘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...

28 Aug

Plan, Pitch and Sell

17:00 - 20:00 | Society1

Need help nailing that sales pitch? This session is for entrepreneurs that struggle with the sales side of their business. Selling yourself and products/services can be daunting and involves...

30 Aug

The Business Clinic – ‘Peerworking’ Surgery

8:00 - 10:30 | The Business Clinic

‘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...

3 Sep

Business Planning for Growth (Lancaster)

9:00 - 15:30 | Lancaster Town Hall

Boost is collaborating with Lancaster City Council to deliver a Business Planning for Growth Masterclass for new start-up businesses in the Lancaster area. What does it take to be...

4 Sep

Unique Ladies Networking Chorley

9:00 - 11:30 | Chorley Football Club

Once again we welcome the idea of same-gender networking, enjoy making new contacts who do turn into friends and it’s much nicer and easier to do business with friends....

4 Sep

Pink Link Chorley Ladies Networking

9:30 - 11:30 | Astley Hall

Join us at our Pink Link Chorley event at Astley Hall for an opportunity to meet like-minded women in business in a friendly, supportive and pro-active group. We welcome all female entrepreneurs, regardless...

4 Sep

You Can Export Masterclass: Agents and Distributors – Lancaster

9:30 - 12:30 | The Storey Institute

The Department for International Trade is partnering with Lancaster City Council and the Lancaster District Chamber of Commerce for an Export Masterclass for business. The use of agents and...

4 Sep

Growth Sessions – How To Get From ‘To Do’ To ‘Done’

10:00 - 12:30 | Society1

Do you usually find your work days running away with you? Are you looking for ways to help you stay on track? Master the art of no-nonsense Task Tracking...

5 Sep

Reflect & Recharge Workshop

8:30 - 12:30 | Marriott, Preston

DCS are an IT and business solutions provider, dedicated to helping SMEs grow their business and bring together their processes and operations into a unified, collaborative platform. On 5th...

5 Sep

Investment Readiness Programme: Introduction to Equity Investment for SMEs

9:00 - 14:00 | Greenbank Building

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

Pink Link Blackpool Ladies Networking

9:30 - 11:30 | Village Hotel Blackpool

Join us at our Pink Link Blackpool event at The Village Hotel (De Vere Village Hotel) for an opportunity to meet like-minded women in business in a friendly, supportive and pro-active group. We...

10 Sep

Social Media in the Workplace

8:30 - 12:00 | East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

As an alternative to our bespoke in-house training sessions, Napthens’ Employment & HR team offers a programme of interactive and informative training workshops. We understand that business leaders and managers...

10 Sep

Unlocking your Workforce Potential

9:00 - 16:30 | Lancaster University

This masterclass will provide delegates with an introduction to workforce planning as well as providing the opportunity for delegates to explore and reflect on how they lead their organisation...

11 Sep

Powering your manufacturing through Digital Transformation

8:30 - 11:30 | Mercure Dunkenhalgh

Are you a business looking to understand more about digital transformation? Are you looking to take the first steps of your digital journey? Do you keep hearing about new...

12 Sep

EnginE 3D Printing Masterclass

8:00 - 12:00 | 3D GBIRE

This half day masterclass is part of the ESF-funded EnginE project.  It will be delivered by CREATE Education and will introduce: 3D Printing technologies-  the various methods of 3D...

16 Sep

Digital Skills Training – AI, Data and Cyber Security with Facebook

11:00 - 14:30 | Society1

Join us for a morning of essential Digital Skills Training at Society 1 Coworking Space. The workshop is provided by The Extraordinary Club in partnership with technology giants ‘Facebook’ in order...

18 Sep

Pink Link Lytham Ladies Networking

9:30 - 11:30 | Ribby Hall Village

Join us at our Pink Link Lytham event at Ribby Hall Village for an opportunity to meet like-minded women in business in a friendly, supportive and pro-active group. We welcome all female entrepreneurs,...

19 Sep

Pink Link Lancaster Ladies Networking

9:30 - 11:30 | Holiday Inn Lancaster

Join us at our Pink Link Lancaster event at The Holiday Inn for an opportunity to meet like-minded women in business in a friendly, supportive and pro-active group. We welcome all...

20 Sep

North Lancs Expo 2019

10:00 - 16:00 | Lancaster Brewery

The North Lancs Expo is a unique two day event which sees hundreds of businesses and thousands of visitors collide on a platform to showcase our amazing North Lancashire....

26 Sep

Electronics Development Masterclass

8:00 - 12:00 | Blackburn College

This half day masterclass, delivered by the Making Rooms, Blackburn, will introduce the stages of electronics development, from initial concept testing with a breadboard, to development and procurement of...

26 Sep

Marketing for Growth (Lancaster)

9:00 - 15:30 | Lancaster Town Hall

Boost is collaborating with Lancaster City Council to deliver a Marketing for Growth Masterclass for new start-up businesses in the Lancaster area. This interactive workshop will address the key...

26 Sep

Customs Intermediary Training

9:30 - 16:30 | East Lancs Chamber of Commerce,

Is your business ready for Brexit? Does your company use customs agents and intermediaries to help you trade with the EU? If so, you need to know how to...

27 Sep

2019 Enterprise Vision Awards

18:00 - 1:00 | The Winter Gardens

The Enterprise Vision Awards shine the spotlight on the success of female entrepreneurs in the North West. The annual awards ceremony takes place in the iconic Empress Ballroom in the...

1 Oct

HMRC Special Procedures Awareness Seminar

10:00 - 13:00 | East Lancs Chamber of Commerce,

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...

2 Oct

Unique Ladies Networking Chorley

9:00 - 11:30 | Chorley Football Club

Once again we welcome the idea of same-gender networking, enjoy making new contacts who do turn into friends and it’s much nicer and easier to do business with friends....

4 Oct

PAUSE – A weekend retreat in the Yorkshire Dales

9:00 - 19:00 | Barbon Inn

Why pause? Somehow you’re holding it all together and the weeks are flying by. How good would it feel to spend some time slowing down and concentrating soley on...

9 Oct

Intensive Digital Marketing Day

9:00 - 17:00 | Peel House

This is an opportunity not to be missed. Our Intensive Digital Marketing Day For Marketing Apprentices, Marketing Managers, Execs and business owners wanting to see more sales, more leads...

9 Oct

Pink Link Chorley Ladies Networking

9:30 - 11:30 | Astley Hall

Join us at our Pink Link Chorley event at Astley Hall for an opportunity to meet like-minded women in business in a friendly, supportive and pro-active group. We welcome all female entrepreneurs, regardless...

11 Oct

Pink Link Blackpool Ladies Networking

9:30 - 11:30 | Village Hotel Blackpool

Join us at our Pink Link Blackpool event at The Village Hotel (De Vere Village Hotel) for an opportunity to meet like-minded women in business in a friendly, supportive and pro-active group. We...

15 Oct

How to Handle Discipline and Misconduct Issues

8:30 - 12:00 | The Mill at St Catherine’s Park

As an alternative to our bespoke in-house training sessions, Napthens’ Employment & HR team offers a programme of interactive and informative training workshops. We understand that business leaders and managers...

15 Oct

Lloyds Bank Digital KnowHow Session – Social Media and SEO

9:00 - 1:00 | Society1

Lloyds Bank in association with Society 1 & Lancashire Digital Skills Partnership are proud to host an event centred on driving the digital adoption, skills and understanding of small...

15 Oct

Start Your Own Business workshop

9:30 - 15:00 | South Ribble Council, Civic Centre

Get help to start up and succeed in business with FREE start up workshops brought to you by Preston, South Ribble and Chorley councils. This one day workshop provides...

23 Oct

Pink Link Lytham Ladies Networking

9:30 - 11:30 | Ribby Hall Village

Join us at our Pink Link Lytham event at Ribby Hall Village for an opportunity to meet like-minded women in business in a friendly, supportive and pro-active group. We welcome all female entrepreneurs,...

24 Oct

Pink Link Lancaster Ladies Networking

9:30 - 11:30 | Holiday Inn Lancaster

Join us at our Pink Link Lancaster event at The Holiday Inn for an opportunity to meet like-minded women in business in a friendly, supportive and pro-active group. We welcome all...

25 Oct

Customs intermediary training

9:30 - 16:30 | East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

Is your business ready for Brexit? Does your company use customs agents and intermediaries to help you trade with the EU? If so, you need to know how to...

6 Nov

Unique Ladies Networking Chorley

9:00 - 11:30 | Chorley Football Club

Once again we welcome the idea of same-gender networking, enjoy making new contacts who do turn into friends and it’s much nicer and easier to do business with friends....

6 Nov

Pink Link Chorley Ladies Networking

9:30 - 11:30 | Astley Hall

Join us at our Pink Link Chorley event at Astley Hall for an opportunity to meet like-minded women in business in a friendly, supportive and pro-active group. We welcome all female entrepreneurs, regardless...

8 Nov

Pink Link Blackpool Ladies Networking

9:30 - 11:30 | Village Hotel Blackpool

Join us at our Pink Link Blackpool event at The Village Hotel (De Vere Village Hotel) for an opportunity to meet like-minded women in business in a friendly, supportive and pro-active group. We...

14 Nov

Data Protection HR and Monitoring in the Workplace

8:30 - 12:00 | East Lancs Chamber

As an alternative to our bespoke in-house training sessions, Napthens’ Employment & HR team offers a programme of interactive and informative training workshops. We understand that business leaders and managers...

20 Nov

Pink Link Lytham Ladies Networking

9:30 - 11:30 | Ribby Hall Village

Join us at our Pink Link Lytham event at Ribby Hall Village for an opportunity to meet like-minded women in business in a friendly, supportive and pro-active group. We welcome all female entrepreneurs,...

21 Nov

Pink Link Lancaster Ladies Networking

9:30 - 11:30 | Holiday Inn Lancaster

Join us at our Pink Link Lancaster event at The Holiday Inn for an opportunity to meet like-minded women in business in a friendly, supportive and pro-active group. We welcome all...

21 Nov

HMRC Customs Warehousing Seminar

10:00 - 13:00 | East Lancs Chamber of Commerce,

HMRC seminar for businesses looking to store goods with duty and import VAT suspended. Will you be buying from the EU after the UK leaves the EU? To continue...

22 Nov

Customs intermediary training

9:00 - 12:00 | East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

Is your business ready for Brexit? Does your company use customs agents and intermediaries to help you trade with the EU? If so, you need to know how to...

14 Jan

Start Your Own Business workshop

9:30 - 15:00 | Chorley Town Hall

Get help to start up and succeed in business with FREE start up workshops brought to you by Preston, South Ribble and Chorley councils. This one day workshop provides...

23 Jan

HMRC Special Procedures Awareness Seminar

10:00 - 13:00 | East Lancs Chamber of Commerce,

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...

30 Jan

Customs Declaration Service Seminar

10:00 - 13:00 | East Lancs Chamber of Commerce,

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...

6 Feb

HMRC Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Seminar

10:00 - 13:00 | East Lancs Chamber of Commerce,

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...

13 Feb

HMRC Inward and Outward Processing Seminar

10:00 - 13:00 | East Lancs Chamber of Commerce,

Businesses can use Inward Processing to get relief from Customs Duty and import VAT on goods that are imported from outside the EU to be processed, and then exported outside the EU,...

20 Feb

HMRC Customs Warehousing Seminar

10:00 - 13:00 | East Lancs Chamber of Commerce,

HMRC seminar for businesses looking to store goods with duty and import VAT suspended. Will you be buying from the EU after the UK leaves the EU? To continue...

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