• Access to Employment

    Are you looking to recruit and train new staff for your growing business? Having problems finding and keeping employees? Access to Employment has been developed with these needs in mind.

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  • Access to Finance

    Are you looking to grow your business but struggling to find the finance to make it happen? Are you considering alternative sources of finance like venture capital, business angel investment or crowdfunding and need further specialist support?

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  • Apprenticeships

    Do you need skilled workers to safeguard the future of your business? Are you looking for new ideas and energy in your business? Offering apprenticeships can help your business grow.

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  • Crowdcube

    Looking to raise growth finance for your start-up, early stage or growing business? Do you want to retain control of raising finance while building a crowd of investors who believe in your business?

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  • Funding Circle

    Are you looking for a quick and affordable loan of up to £1m for your growing business without the costs and complexity of dealing with a bank?

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  • Grow your new business

    Been trading for less than three years and keen to grow your business? Do you have the potential to scale-up? Do you want to win bigger customers?

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  • Growth Mentoring

    Do you want to grow your business but you're not sure how to make it happen? Could you use the support and experience of a business person who has 'been there and done it'?

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  • Growth Vouchers

    Do you want to grow your business but you need specialist private sector support to make it happen? Do you need financial support to accelerate your growth or remove barriers that are holding your business back?

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  • International Trade Services – East Lancashire

    Are you a business based in East Lancashire? Does your business need to compete in international markets? Are you looking to international markets to increase sales, reduce costs or grow your business?

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  • International Trade Services – North and West Lancashire

    Are you a business based in North or West Lancashire? Does your business need to compete in international markets? Are you looking to international markets to increase sales, reduce costs or grow your business?

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  • Lancashire Forum

    Are you looking to develop yourself as a leader in addition to growing your business? Want insights and inspiration from leading UK businesspeople while building up a network of fellow business owners from across Lancashire?

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  • Lancashire Forum – Creative

    Are you the owner of or a senior manager in a Lancashire creative or digital business? Would you benefit from sector specific leadership development workshops and the opportunity to network with a group of your peers?

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  • Lancashire Manufacturing Growth Fund

    Are you a Lancashire manufacturer looking to increase capacity, drive up productivity, introduce new products or services to your customers, or access new markets? Would you benefit from specialist impartial advice and financial support to make it happen?

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  • LEADER

    Are you a rural business in Lancashire looking for growth funding? For example, you could be a farm seeking to increase productivity, a rural business looking to diversify into tourism, or a new business start up in a rural area.

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  • Low Carbon Innovation Forum

    Are you looking to develop new environmentally friendly low carbon products and services, or make your business more competitive by reducing waste or increasing energy efficiency?

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  • New Enterprise Allowance

    Are you over 18, and have a great new business idea? Do you (or your partner) currently receive Jobseeker's Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance or Income Support? You could get help to start up in business.

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  • North West Aerospace Alliance

    Are you a Lancashire business working in, or aspiring to work within, the aerospace sector? Do you need help to promote your business within the sector and to keep abreast of trends and developments affecting your industry?

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  • Northern Automotive Alliance

    Is your business in the automotive industry or the sector supply chain? Are you looking to improve business practices, increase sustainability, become more competitive and boost profits?

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  • Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund

    Are you looking for growth finance to help you achieve your ambitions? Whether you're an entrepreneur, a start-up or an established SME business the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) has a range of finance options for you.

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  • Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme

    Are you aged between 18 and 30 and unemployed (or working fewer than 16 hours per week)? You could get help from the Prince’s Trust Enterprise Programme to help you to start up in business.

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  • Propel 2 Grow

    Do you have growth aspirations for your business, but you need help to unlock its potential? If that sounds like your business, then the Propel 2 Grow programme is for you.

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  • Rosebud Business Finance

    Are you looking for fast, flexible funding to grow a Lancashire business? Struggling to get bank finance because the bank wants you to source additional funding? Rosebud business finance could be exactly what you’re looking for.

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  • Seedrs

    Do you want to raise investment to finance your startup or growing business? Considering crowdfunding but need legal advice and support to easily present your business to a large community of potential investors?

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  • Start Up Loans

    Are you starting a new business or been trading for less than two years and need finance for your new business? Looking to borrow between £500 and £25,000 over one to five years to help your business grow?

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  • Start your new business

    Considering starting your own business? Have you got a great business idea but you’re not sure how to take it forward? Could you benefit from expert tailored support from business growth specialists?

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  • TrED Skills Support

    Could your business benefit from funded accredited training to help boost the skills of your workforce? One of the most effective routes to growth for a business is to invest in your most important asset - your people.

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  • UCLan Innovation Clinic

    Are you looking to grow your business by launching a new product? Need advice on how feasible your product idea is, help to design, develop and test the product or support in developing a launch strategy?

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