Are you ready to reopen your business as the country moves out of lockdown? This ‘Safely Reopening Our Economy Webinar’ is an online session, designed to provide you with the information you need. Blackpool Business Leadership Group and Fylde Coast Responsible Business Network, in association with Blackpool Council, are hosting this invaluable webinar session. It […]

There’s updated business closure guidance for those who have been forced to close due to government restrictions. You can get up to date information from your local council, or contact us at Jones Harris. Some of the Updated Business Closure Guidance – Coronavirus Bounce Back Loan The Bounce Back Loan Scheme enables smaller businesses to […]

A number of funded workshops and programmes are available which could be of use to your businesses. To qualify for these free workshops, you must be an SME and based in Lancashire. Bid & Tender Management (Online) Wednesday 16 September 2020, 10.00AM – 12.30PM Introduction to Linkedin (Venue: Blackburn Enterprise Centre) Tuesday 6 October 2020, 10.00AM […]

There’s currently a call out for eco-innovative business projects from the Eco-I North West Programme. Has your business got a great idea that’s raring to go? The programme provides access to the equipment, expertise and research of six North West universities. They’ll help you to develop low carbon products, processes and services. Get access to: […]

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has outlined the latest measures to support SMEs and the UK’s ailing businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. The list that follows summarises his announcements, in the order they were announced: The Latest Measures to Support SMEs Loans and Liquidity The Treasury are making available £330bn of loan guarantees. These guarantees […]

First Steps to Export is designed to enable potential exporters to trade overseas, it’s a project of the Department for International Trade, delivered by the North West International Trade Team from their offices in Manchester. First Steps to Export offers a package of support for potential exporters, with the aim of highlighting the opportunities and […]