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Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: for research and innovation

What is the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund UK government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund aims to bring together our world-leading research base with Britain’s best businesses to transform how we live,...

Inspirational Burnley College tutor shortlisted for top award

Neil Burrows, a Burnley College tutor, has been named as a finalist for the Skills category of the SEMTA Awards. This shows Burnley's strong engineering routes once again. Read more...

Winners – Red Rose Awards 2019

It's the annual Red Rose awards tonight in Blackpool - we can imagine excitement is building for our #BrilliantBurnley #RRA19 finalists - good luck to VEKA, BCW, Root FiftyTwo, Burnley Leisure,...

LCWS and Rapid IT Host Shuttleworth College Visit

LCWS recently had a visit from Shuttleworth College D&T pupils to come and have a look around how their recycling process works and how their sister companies, Rapid IT's refurbishing...

#BrilliantBurnley big winners at NWAA

Young apprentices and trainees from the aerospace and defence industry have been honoured at the North West Aerospace Alliance's New Talent Awards. The ceremony recognised young people working or studying in...

£12m luxury hotel appearing on Burnley skyline

A luxury £12m. hotel is the latest leisure attraction to appear on the Burnley skyline, a facility expected to boost Burnley’s profile across the region. The new Crow Wood Hotel...

Burnley puts the spotlight on its successful apprentice schemes during National Apprenticeship Week

It’s National Apprenticeship Week NAW19 this week, 4th to 8th March, and to celebrate Burnley will be showcasing some of its many, varied and successful apprenticeship schemes on its social...

Spencer Hayes Group Promotes Wellbeing in the Workplace

Spencer Hayes Group successfully hosted their first seminar at Turf Moor, home of Burnley Football Club.  The Wellbeing in the Workplace seminar took place on Monday 11th February 2019 was...

Themis apprentice electrician lights up prestigious competition

A highly-skilled Themis apprentice has proved he is the best in the North-West after earning victory in the prestigious annual SPARKS contest. Zack Duxbury (17), an advanced apprentice with Avon...

Burnley FC charity continues to expand partnerships across China

Burnley FC in the Community has been expanding its reach overseas. Chief executive officer Neil Hart and head of football development (overseas) Paul Wozny spent a week in the city...

Bondholders given tour of new UCLan site

Leading Burnley businesses have seen first hand the transformation work undertaken at Victoria Mill – UClan Burnley's new site. The University of Central Lancashire has been in Burnley for some...

Veka scores a hat-trick of nominations

One of Burnley's biggest employers has been shortlisted in three categories at this year’s prestigious Red Rose Awards. VEKA Group, based in Rossendale Road Industrial Estate, will be competing in...

EFS Global Completes PDQ Deal

EFS Global has expanded with the acquisition of PDQ Specialist Courier Services. PDQ – which is headquartered in Bromborough and has operations in Buckinghamshire, Alderley Edge and Cork – was...

Leading Employers showcase wealth of opportunities at busy 2019 Themis Apprenticeship Careers Event

More than 35 leading North West Employers from a variety of sectors took an unrivalled opportunity to showcase their Apprenticeship vacancies to a wide audience at the region’s leading Apprenticeship...

Record sales for Burnley HQ of James Hargreaves plumbers

THE East Lancashire headquarters of a leading plumbers merchants is showing the way for their branches across the UK. Supplies for the James Hargreaves chain nationwide are dispatched daily from...

Digital Hub The Landmark opens in Burnley

The Landmark, a new co-working space to help support young digital businesses in Burnley, is open for business following the completion of the first phase of development. The former Burnley...

Local recruitment companies merge to create regional player

Two local recruitment businesses have merged to create a new company that now has the reach to cover the whole of the M65 corridor. The two companies, M65 Recruitment and...

Raising Aspirations programme shortlisted for inaugural award

Burnley-based Positive Footprints has been named as one of the three finalists for the very first ‘Careers Programme in a Primary School’ at the National Career Development Institute (CDI) awards....

Boohoo supporting women’s refuges

Domestic abuse victims and their loved ones have been receiving donations thanks to global giant, Burnley company boohoo. Domestic abuse survivors – women, children and men – can often find...

Keyplus wins £1m tender with County Council

KeyPlus awarded £1M contract to provide Patrol & Response security services across the region Burnley based company KeyPlus has been awarded a major contract to provide security services to Lancashire County...

FINALISTS REVEALED FOR RED ROSE AWARDS 2019

Lancashire Business View has revealed its most diverse shortlist yet for the Red Rose Awards, naming a wide range of businesses competing for prestigious trophies at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens on...

Who would you like to see awarded the Burnley Business Leader of the Year Award 2019  

A nomination category has been added to the awards line-up at this year’s Burnley Business Awards, in conjunction with the headline sponsor University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). We are looking...

Burnley apprentices organise their own music night for a vital cause

Two compassionate young apprentices have joined forces to stage a charity event to raise awareness of a service that helps people with mental health issues. Luke Pollard and Jaimie-Lea Bell...

Award-winning IPA to Join the Witches at Moorhouse’s

Of all the new hop-forward guest beers brewed by Moorhouse’s in 2018, only one sold out in a week and managed in that time to pick up a gong at...

UCLan backs entrepreneurs with funding boosts

A number of budding entrepreneurs at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) have been backed by a funding boost. Through its mentoring and business support arm Propeller Hub – formerly...

Burnley firm Boohoo announce another massive increase in sales

Burnley’s biggest private employer has reported another big increase in sales in the run-up to Christmas. Online fashion retailer Boohoo has its main distribution centre in the town and currently...

Spark of success for booming Burnley based firm that has gone nationwide

Founded in 2003 Surdival Electrical Services has grown from having just a few employees to over 40 qualified electricians nationwide. The company, which was launched by Mark Surdival, recently revamped...

£25k Low Carbon Grant Announced

New grant funding has been announced for Lancashire businesses to install low carbon technologies. With up to £25k (max. 30% of total cost) available through Chamber Low Carbon this is...

UVS installs videowall at M247 network operations centre

Burnley company Ultimate Visual Solutions has installed a videowall in the busy Network Operations Centre of one of the UK’s leading connectivity and infrastructure providers. M247 offers fully scalable solutions...

Burnley Business Awards 2019 announces proud sponsor line-up

Burnley’s prestigious sponsorship funded Business Awards ceremony will be taking place on the 20th June 2019 at Towneley Hall. Event organisers Burnley Council and Burnley Bondholders are proud to announce...

Ribble Valley animal feed firm appoints Holker IT

A Burnley company has been recruited to handle the IT for one of the Ribble Valley’s longest-running family businesses. Independently-owned Dugdale Nutrition, of Clitheroe, innovators in the ruminant sector for...

Could you help the Space Youth Bus with opportunities?

The high-tech Space Youth Bus has landed in Burnley. The eye catching bus offers a range of services to young people from the ages of seven to 20. Funded by...

First glimpse of canalside university student accommodation

Barnfield Constuctuion have submitted a planning application and cgi's for student accommodation, set to be developed on the canalside opposite the new UCLAN university campus at the heart of Burnley....

BCW boss to advise on £20m. business support programme

A leading Burnley engineering expert has been appointed to a board overseeing a £20m. business support programme for the North West. Trevor Cassie, group operations director of BCW Engineering, based...

BURNLEY NAMED TOP COMMUTER HOTSPOT

A recent Affordability Index by Zoopla has positioned Burnley as the top commuter town for the city of Manchester. The report compared travel times, mortgage costs, and rail ticket fares,...

Burnley College gamer Adam competes in Sweden

An Advanced Level Computer Science student from Burnley College Sixth Form Centre has tested his computer gaming skills to the limit against some of the top players across Europe in...

Runner Scott Cunliffe on Sports Personality of the Year

A BURNLEY fan who is running to every Premier League stadium this season appeared on TV’s Sports Personality of the Year awards on Sunday night. Clare Balding introduced Scott Cunliffe...

Burnley’s Ultimate Visual Solutions helping secure global energy future

Academics working towards a secure global energy future are being helped by videowall technology supplied by Burnley-based Ultimate Visual Solutions. The Energy Safety Research Institute, based at Swansea University, can...

LANX SHOES COLLABORATES WITH BURNLEY FC

Whalley-based shoe manufacturer LANX has worked with Burnley FC to create a new product named after one of the club’s 20th century greats. The Dixon brogue is made from finest...

Spencer Hayes Group Lends A Helping Hand

This week some of the Spencer Hayes Group team volunteered at the Burnley Community Kitchen. They needed a space for their hardworking and dedicated staff/volunteers to go and have a...

VEKA Group celebrates 455 years of staff loyalty!

Burnley-based PVC-U systems supplier VEKA Group hosted a buffet lunch and presented certificates to employees celebrating 5, 10, 15, 25 and 30 years of service with the company. Having been...

Burnley’s Batch gin breaking into the US market

Burnley gin distiller Batch Brew has broken into the North American spirits market after securing two new export contracts with suppliers in the US and Canada. Last month, the business...

CoolKit welcomes new Operations Director to the business

CoolKit’s new Operations Director is looking forward to putting his own personal stamp on the business – helping to drive it to future significant growth. Andrew Wearing, who is originally...

Red Rose Awards get even bigger for 2019!

The Red Rose Awards – Lancashire’s premier celebration of business excellence – are back for 2019 and they are bigger and better than ever. Details of the much-anticipated event have...

Chorley Group wins UK Best Place to Work award

A Lancashire motor group has been named by its employees as the best to work for in the UK, for the second year running - with the Burnley branch top....

Buy it in Lancashire and bring back a BILLION!

Lancashire Business View has launched a major campaign to bring £1bn of business back into the county. And it is calling on organisations large and small to sign up to...

#LANCASHIREDAY reaches record 173m on social media

With a trip to the House of Commons, the support of TV’s Ranvir Singh and the efforts of businesses throughout the red rose county, the Lancashire Day campaign reached more than 173 million users...

FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2019

The hunt is well underway for the best small business in the UK. From exporters to start-ups, from innovators to green businesses, and from family businesses to the best young...

PETTY NAMED BEST AGENT IN THE NORTH WEST REGION BY RELOCATION AGENT NETWORK FOR THE SECOND YEAR RUNNING.

Local estate agent, Petty is proud to announce that they have won Relocation Agent Network’s prestigious 2018 Best Agent North West Regional Award. The win was announced at a recent...

Tony Attard of Panaz addresses business audience

Downtown in Business Lancashire recently hosted a special lunchtime interview with Tony Attard Chief Executive of the Panaz Group at Cotton Court in Preston. The event entitled ‘In conversation with...