Full fibre broadband comes to the Fylde Coast soon, as Blackpool will be one of the first UK towns and cities to get full fibre gigabit broadband1. It’s as a result of a multi-million pound investment that will deliver the fastest, most resilient broadband internet connection on the market.  A co-operative group from the private […]

Blackpool Council’s executive is recommending that the existing Blackpool Investment Fund is expanded and renamed the Loan Fund, with £100m of loans to be made available for business growth. The Blackpool Loan Fund will support specific growth projects with the intention of creating more jobs for local people. In recent years, 12 businesses have already […]

Simply put, there are costs and charges, and then benefits, to allowing yourself to take financial advice. So what are the benefits? Where is the value? A study* entitled “Econometric Analysis of the Value of Advice in Canada” found that the value of household financial assets, for those receiving advice, for 15 or more years, […]