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£2m funding to help Lancashire businesses go green

Businesswise Solutions, Burnley Bondholder and a Lancashire energy specialist, has joined a unique collaboration of public and private sector organisations to support businesses across the county to go green.  ...

Sarah Bentley takes on Masters graduate

A fledgling East Lancashire law firm has taken a positive step forward by announcing a first appointment.   Sarah Bentley Solicitors - specialist in family law - has welcomed trainee...

Sean Dyche’s home appearance for new estate agents

Clarets manager Sean Dyche brought the house down when he officially opened a new branch of estate agents in Burnley town centre. The Burnley Football Club manager cut the ribbon...

CoolKit enjoying 7 years of double digit growth

Leading refrigerated vehicle specialist CoolKit has announced that their revenues grew by 21% in 2017- continuing a seven-year run of double-digit year-on-year growth despite a contraction in the light commercial...

Boohoo enjoys record revenues

Listed fashion company Boohoo has posted record revenues during its latest financial period having enjoyed one of its most "successful ever" Black Fridays. For the four months to 31 December...

Salon supplier celebrates Chamber award for international trade success

A Lancashire business that exports salon equipment around the world has won a prestigious international trade award.   REM (UK) Ltd, a specialist designer of furniture and equipment for the...

BBC spotlight on What More exporting to 71 countries

A Burnley firm took centre stage as television cameras came to town to show off a manufacturing company who is bucking the trend on the international stage. Bosses at What...

Law firm’s sporting goal

A Burnley law firm has signed up a host of Premier League legends in a deal which has strengthened the practice. Southerns has become a limited company and will now...

UCLan explores space industry with graphene project

UNIVERSITY researchers are making waves in the space industry thanks to its work with graphene. In the first experiment of its kind, staff at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)...

Business owners discover the power of technology at new IT forums

A series of Lancashire IT forums have been launched to advise business owners about which new technologies can add value to the business and how having the right systems in...

Innovative platform developed by Seriun attracts investment

INNOVATIVE E-COMMERCE PLATFORM, DEVELOPED BY LEADING SOFTWARE EXPERTS SERIUN, ATTRACTS INVESTORS Sustainable Luxury Fashion Website Open for Vintage, Secures Fundraising Target in One Week and Are Now Overfunding Through Crowdfunding...

Businesswise Solutions to double workforce in 2018 as part of £1M investment

A fast-growing energy management company has announced plans to double its headcount to 60 in 2018, following a series of major contract wins.   Burnley Bondholder Businesswise Solutions, which has...

Industry Award for leading Burnley Logistician

The inaugural Logistics Leadership Awards, held at the St Johns Hotel Solihull on the 24th November 2017 brought together a cross section of senior logisticians in manufacturing, retailing and wholesaling....

French UCLan master’s student celebrates new career with Limitless, Burnley

AU REVOIR FRANCE, HELLO LANCASHIRE French UCLan master's student celebrates his success and makes county his home A French student who ‘fell in love with the warmth and friendliness of...

Birchalls retain national award!

A family-run Burnley business is celebrating a successful end to 2017 after retaining a coveted national award for the second year running. Birchall Foodservice - an independent, family-owned business with...

UK Craft Gin Club chooses Burnley’s Batch as Gin of the Month

Unique Made in Burnley ‘frankincense & myrrh’ Gin chosen as December’s ‘Gin of the Month’ by the UK Craft Gin Club   Gin connoisseur’s across the UK are going to...

Burnley FC feature in Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list

Eleven North West companies have staked their place on an elite league table of Britain’s fastest-growing private companies. The Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s private companies with...

Burnley rugby players sing in union for Co-Op Christmas tv ad

Beefy Burnley rugby players will be on the nation’s screens from December 1st belting out a moving song for the Co-op’s new Christmas television advert. The members of Burnley RUFC...

Shopping trolley inspired by school pupil’s gran to be displayed at Glasgow Science Centre

Primary Engineer run a national Leaders Award competition annually.  The Leaders Awards are a free to school engineering and entrepreneurial competition asking children, pupils and students to answer the question ‘If...

#LancashireDay social media reaches audience of 74 MILLION

Marketing Lancashire has estimated that the social networking reach of Lancashire Day rose to 74 million individuals around the world. The figure tops last year’s record of 60 million. Marketing...

Scancapture Rebrands to Anthem Engagement to make the North-West the Best Place to Work in the World!

  Employee Engagement firm evolves to help organisations create a great culture, and to make peoples’ working lives productive, enjoyable and fulfilling. After 15 years at the helm of one...

Sarah Bentley launches dedicated family law practice

One of East Lancashire’s most respected family lawyers is going it alone with a new practice in her home town. Burnley-born Sarah Bentley - a long-time member of the Law...

LCWS Recycling donates computers to charity

Padiham-based IT and electrical recycling company LCWS Recycling Ltd is pleased to be able to support Lancashire charities with the donation of re-furbished computer hardware.  Recent organisation that have benefited...

What More UK adds 300 products

Burnley-based plastics firm What More UK has purchased TSR Plastics’ stock of moulds and associated IP. Carlo Tai, managing director of Northampton-based TSR Plastics, said the deal secured the future...

Cassons Managing Partner appointed to international board

Les Nutter has been elected to the EMEA Regional Board of BKR International, one of the top ten global accounting associations.  Les, who is  managing partner at Burnley Bondholder Cassons, attended the...

Get involved with Small Business Saturday

Saturday 2nd December marks the 5th anniversary of Small Business Saturday in the UK. The event was established as a grassroots campaign, which aims to highlights small business success and...

Commercial property market healthy, reports Napthens

The Commercial Property team at regional law firm and Burnley Bondholder Napthens has been involved in more than £135million of transactions in the last six months. The announcement comes as the team...

CoolKit joins Ford Qualified Vehicle Modifier Program

CoolKit joins Ford Qualified Vehicle Modifier Program   CoolKit has been approved for Ford’s QVM scheme, which ensures the quality of converted vehicles meets high standards in manufacture and quality...

Corporate Challenge raises almost £100k

Businesses from across Burnley and Pendle gathered to celebrate raising more than £97,016 for Pendleside Hospice.   Around 160 people turned out to Pendleside Hospice’s second annual Corporate Challenge Awards,...

Enterprising First for MSP Provider Seriun

Through their partnership with Seidor, Seriun are delivering SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions to UK businesses, as an additional way of helping improve their clients’ business efficiencies. In today’s...

Burnley FC in the Community scoop top award

Burnley FC in the Community’s work was recognised recently as the charity scooped Best Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme at the prestigious Football Business Awards in London.   Facing tough competition...

Alert win Apprenticeship Award

Alert Fire and Security win at the Themis Awards Judges commend Alert on ‘very altruistic approach to support’ Alerts commitment to Apprenticeship and training Fire and Security industry moving at...

Digital Lancashire needs Directors

Digital Lancashire, the trade body for digital professionals, entrepreneurs and businesses in Lancashire, is looking for new members to join its Board of Directors. Ideally, you'll need to understand the...

Ric at Holker IT secures PhD sponsored by Airbus

A young North West cyber specialist is on ‘cloud nine’ after the research project he is undertaking won backing from one of the world’s biggest companies. Ric Derbyshire, Information Security...

CheckedSafe Partners with Fleetmatics to revolutionise daily Compliance Checks via a Digital App

Since 1995, all heavy goods vehicles (HGV) and Public Service Vehicles (PSV) require a daily walk around check prior to service in the UK. Fleetmatics, a Verizon Company, has partnered...

Charity ball smashes target

A team of Burnley based property law experts are still on a high after their first ever charity ball at the weekend collected almost £13,000 for two local causes. The...

Handelsbanken Britain’s most admired bank

Handelsbanken has been named Britain’s most admired bank. Burnley Bondholder Handelsbanken earned top marks for customer satisfaction and loyalty. The news of the survey, conducted by European research institution EPSI...

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...