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Lancashire Forum current cohort
30th November 2021 | News

LUMS awarded £500,000 to continue Lancashire Forum support for region’s SMEs

Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) has been awarded a further £500,000 by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to extend the successful business growth programme, Lancashire Forum.

Canopy Products MaCaw
29th November 2021 | Case Studies

Supply chains made more sustainable by MaCaW

University of Central Lancashire’s MaCaW project helped Canopy Products reduce energy costs, cut carbon from operations thus boosting its business profile with clients seeking a more sustainable supply chain.

Eco-I North West support programme
24th November 2021 | Inspiration & Spotlight

Spotlight on Support: Eco-I North West Project

Our Business Support Spotlight series highlights the wealth of support listed on Boost’s Support Hub and available to Lancashire businesses. Today’s spotlight shines on Lancaster University’s Centre for Global Eco-Innovation: Eco-I North West Project.

Xacom - Boost Growth Mentoring Programme
23rd November 2021 | Case Studies

Consultancy hit by pandemic doubles turnover after mentoring support

Preston-based Xacom, a training and project management business has doubled turnover and outlined ambitious plans for further growth after receiving mentoring support from Boost’s Growth Mentoring programme during Covid-19.

19th November 2021 | Case Studies

Support story: £75k forecast led funding oils the wheels for CBD business

Tailored support from Access to Finance Lancashire has helped a CBD oils business to secure the finance needed to successfully shift sales of its products online and launch two new ranges.

Rural Community Fund
15th November 2021 | Case Studies

Net Zero: A £1m low carbon fund for Lancashire rural communities

The Rural Community Energy Fund provides feasibility and project development grant funding to rural community groups that want to develop their own renewable energy projects.

Lingwood Security
11th November 2021 | Case Studies

Support story: Lancashire security firm sees national growth despite pandemic

A Lancashire security management company has seen strong national expansion, taking on more than 100 new staff and opening several satellite offices, following growth support from Boost.

8th November 2021 | News

Key themes announced for this year’s Lancashire Business Week

Lancashire Business Week’s organisers have unveiled five key themes which will underpin the events, designed to inspire organisations to plan for a prosperous post-pandemic future.

3rd November 2021 | News

Lancashire businesses urged to maximise opportunity to improve local skills

Lancashire businesses are being urged to take advantage of a ‘once in a generation’ opportunity to put employers’ skills needs at the heart of local college technical courses.

RT @LBVmagazine: We have been celebrating #LancashireDay with the business community for several years. 2021 will be no exception, but this…

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#LancashireBusinessWeek will discuss key issues and opportunities for Lancashire businesses as they look to the fut…

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