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ESP Play improving children’s health thanks to sugar tax

Burnley company ESP Play is helping schools across Lancashire to improve their outdoor play areas thanks to increases in government funding. Most schools with primary-age pupils receive the PE and...

Nortex helping build the 2022 World Cup

For Clarets fans, the prospect of having a Burnley representative at the World Cup in Qatar in 2022 is a heady concept, but little do they know that such a...

Burnley businessman wins Barclays Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2017

Successful Burnley businessman, Jason, Bannister, founder of Oak Furniture Land, wins Barclays Entrepreneur of the Year award 2017 Oak Furniture Land’s Managing Director and founder, Jason Bannister, has won the...

EFS.Global expands into Midlands with acquisition

Burnley-based freight and haulage group EFS.Global has bought Euro SDB Limited, which specialises in distribution, logistics and warehousing, for an undisclosed sum. EFS.Global has eight depots and offices across the...

Velocity secure long term deal

Burnley-based aerospace products maker Velocity Composites has secured a long-term agreement with an existing customer that supplies aircraft manufacturers. The new deal secures existing business worth £4.1m annually to Velocity,...

Veka sees clear way ahead after funding deal

Burnley-based window profile manufacturing firm Veka will drive forward growth plans after securing a new finance deal with NatWest and RBSIF. A significant funding package which is a combination of...

Sensible Soccer wow football world with VR training application

A new business has been launched in Burnley with experience from the highest levels of football. Sensible Soccer Limited, has been born out of a partnership between two football professionals...

Award winning Coolkit crowned King of Cool

Burnley Bondholders Coolkit are celebrating after being crowned 'king of cool' at two major business awards. CoolKit were announced as ‘refrigerated panel van of the year’ category at the TCS&D Awards....

Holker IT ‘wired up’ to global business opportunity

An East Lancashire technology specialist has ‘wired up’ to a global business opportunity. Burnley-based Holker IT is to provide a complete IT infrastructure and support service for Slingco, a world...

Graham Liver needs you for Children in Need

BBC Radio Lancashire are looking for businesses for involvement in this year’s BBC Children in Need appeal. Whether it’s a site visit from breakfast host Graham Liver and Pudsey or...

Seriun support Burnley Youth Theatre

As part of their pledge to give something back to the community, local Managed Service Provider Seriun have donated some of their repurposed PCs to Burnley Youth Theatre. Burnley Youth...

Evolve at Vision Park ~ new business space within Burnley’s latest flagship business park now taking enquiries

Evolve, a unique new premium business space complex, on Burnley’s latest flagship business park, Vision Park, will be ready for occupation within weeks. The Evolve building provides units from 807...

Outstanding UCLan Burnley graduates to process through Burnley

First-class UCLan Burnley students and tutors will bring pomp and ceremony to Burnley as they process through the town centre to a prestigious graduation ceremony at the Mechanics Institute. On...

Burnley leads the way with new approach to support digital firms and its growing Digital Economy

Burnley has a growing digital economy with several businesses at the forefront of global digital technology, employing highly skilled digital technicians. Burnley Council recognises that the digital economy is driving...

Key Digital: fastest growing document management business in the North West

After a magnificent seven years of growth, a Burnley company is looking to increase its workforce. Key Digital, launched in 2010 by Andrew Ratcliffe, the document management company has gone...

Burnley Bondholders Experience Bank

Burnley Bondholders have set up an ‘Experience Bank’ to offer their knowledge and experience to help other businesses in Burnley. Between the 183 Bondholders is a great store of experience...

Top Apprentices and Employers honoured at Themis Inspire & Achieve Awards

Top Apprentices and Employers gathered for a red carpet event, hosted by Themis at Burnley College, to recognise their exceptional achievements and celebrate the very best in the region’s business...

Growing Cyber Security firm, Holker IT relocate to Burnley

A progressive NW technology firm is celebrating a special ‘jubilee’ after taking a major step forward. Holker IT has re-located to impressive new headquarters in Burnley - a move which...

Passport to Business Success

Get help to start up and succeed in business  Passport to Business Success is a series of workshops aimed at new-start and young businesses to help them succeed in their...

House sales in Burnley among best in Britain

Burnley has been declared a property hotspot after a significant rise in sales, according to a new report from Lloyds Bank, using Land Registry figures. Burnley was joint seventh in...

DRN solicitor becomes notary public

Nick Dearing, a solicitor with Burnley-based DRN, has completed the challenging process to qualify as a notary public, an internationally recognised public office. With fewer than 850 notaries in England and...

CoolKit recognised as one of the best workplaces

  A Burnley workplace is celebrating after receiving the Investors In People accreditation. Refrigerated van specialist CoolKit has undergone a rigorous assessment, with reviewers looking at the company’s procedures, conducting...

Could you chair the IoD?

IOD LAUNCHES HUNT FOR NEW NORTH WEST CHAIR   The Institute of Directors in the North West has launched the hunt for its new Chair. The search comes ahead of...

PM+M welcomes new intake of apprentices

PM+M – the chartered accountancy, business advisory and wealth management group – has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting the region’s young talent after welcoming six new apprentices to the firm....

Burnley Business Week in its sixth year supporting local businesses

Click this link for the full programme of events for Burnley Business Week 2017 Supporting Burnley businesses and their growth is a top priority for Burnley Council who are running the...

Bondholders say farewell to Pam Smith

Pam Smith, Chief Executive of Burnley Council is leaving for pastures new. To thank her for her contribution to the success of Burnley during her tenure, Burnley Bondholders had a...

Burnley delighted to announce Arts Council backing for the 2017 Literary Festival

Burnley is delighted to announce it has been awarded just over £9,000 from the Arts Council England (ACE) towards the 2017 Burnley Literary Festival. Burnley’s Town Centre Manager, Catherine Price,...

KM Chartered Accountants move and expand

BURNLEY BUSINESS ADVISORS & CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS BEGIN NEW ERA WITH A NEW LOCATION   Burnley accountancy practice, KM, have relocated from Burnley Town Centre to fresh modern offices at Burnley...

Low Carbon Energy delivers solar system for Crow Wood

Low Carbon Energy has completed its latest project at the multi-award-winning leisure centre and spa, Crow Wood. The 50 kw Solar PV system will deliver 45,000kwh a year for the next twenty...

Burnley Council appoints BDP as lead consultant on ambitious new masterplan for Town Centre

Burnley Council, in partnership with key stakeholders the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and Burnley Football Club, have appointed BDP as lead consultants to develop an ambitious new masterplan for...

Panaz scoop Furniture Makers’ Export Award

The Furniture Makers’ Company, the furnishing industry’s charity, is delighted to announce that Panaz, a leading supplier of high quality decorative fabrics and wallcoverings, has won the second annual Export...

Seafood Pub Company turnover up 45%

The opening of three new sites has helped boost turnover by a half at gastropub group Seafood Pub Company in the year that it secured a multimillion-pound private equity investment....

CoolKit receives ATP Accreditation

CoolKit has been issued with a certification by the UK Department for Transport demonstrating that their refrigerated vehicles meet the required quality standards to transport perishable foods. The Burnley-based refrigerated...

Seriun Securely Transforming the Future

GDPR is fast approaching and will transform business operations, with extremely hefty fines being dished out to any business not fully complying with regulations. The main focus must be on...

PM&M in high growth

PM+M is predicting that it will grow its personal tax clients by at least 10% by the end of this financial year. This comes after a 20% rise over the...

FDM in Additive Layer Manufacturing collaboration

Senior Aerospace Bird Bellows (SABB) and FDM Digital Solutions are pleased to announce that they are collaborating in the area of ALM Additive Layer Manufacturing. The companies will be sharing...

Bridging the digital skills gap

A pilot project to train young people in cutting-edge skills has been launched in Lancashire as part of an innovative strategy to fuel growth in the county’s multi-million pound creative and...

Lancashire is number 1 for aerospace

County’s biggest ever presence at Paris Airshow boosted by NWAA report Lancashire reinforced its position as the UK’s biggest region for aerospace activity at last month’s Paris Airshow highlighting a...

Made in Britain stamp of approval for CoolKit

CoolKit has become the first UK-based fridge van convertor with the Made in Britain accolade after being visited by the body’s CEO. The Burnley company was visited by Made in...

Freewebstore raise £500 for Pendleside Hospice

Burnley Bondholder, Freewebstore, have raised an impressive £500 for local charity Pendleside hospice by taking part in the annual ‘Pendle Pub Walk’. This year’s Pendle Pub Walk, ​organised by the...

New jobs to be created at Burnley Bridge extension

Exciting plans are in place to extend the Burnley Bridge business park – which could create more than 1,000 new jobs. Owners Eshton have announced plans to create 600,000 sq....

Boohoo and Pendleside Hospice pop-up shop wins national award

Pendleside Hospice has taken home a gong at a national charity awards for a pop-up shop scheme with online clothes retailer boohoo.com. The Reedley-based charity beat off stiff competition from a...

Burnley Campus double award winners

 BURNLEY CAMPUS DIRECTOR WINS DOUBLE AWARDS: “SOCIAL ENTERPRISE OF THE YEAR” AND “OUTSTANDING WOMAN IN BUSINESS” IN E3 BUSINESS AWARDS 2017 Burnley Campus Social Enterprise Ltd and their founder Dionne...

PM+M wins new contract with Spire

PM+M, the chartered accountancy, business advisory and wealth management group, has been appointed by Spire and will now be supplying various services to it on an ongoing basis including bookkeeping...

JOIN THE BIG BATCH WHINBERRY PICKING CHALLENGE –

JOIN THE BIG BATCH WHINBERRY PICKING CHALLENGE – BE PART OF MAKING A UNIQUE LIMITED EDITION ‘MADE IN LANCASHIRE’ WHINBERRY GIN Growing Burnley based micro gin distillery, Batch Brew, are...

SERIUN: A WINNING COMPANY

SERIUN: A WINNING COMPANY TO DO BUSINESS WITH   Managed Service Provider Seriun were thrilled to have recently won the Highly Commended Small Business award at the Burnley Business Awards...

Burnley Bridge Phase 1 Sold Out

The £50m first phase of Burnley Bridge Business Park has now sold out following the completion of four more deals. Eshton's Burnley Bridge development welcomed its first occupier in 2014...

Themis Aeronautical Engineering Apprentices visit aerospace heroes

Advanced Aeronautical Apprentices from Themis at Burnley College experienced a day in the presence of aerospace giants as they came face to face with Concorde and Nimrod at Manchester Airport....

CoolKit wins Manufacturing Excellence Award

CoolKit has been celebrated for its manufacturing expertise at this year’s Burnley Business Awards. The Burnley-based refrigerated vehicle conversion company won the ‘Manufacturing Excellence’ category at the Burnley Business Awards....

Seriun: Think Digital

Justin Sherwood, Managing Director at Seriun shares his thoughts on Digital Transformation. As we progress through the fourth industrial revolution, the biggest trend is digital transformation, and how we as...