Monthly Archives: May 2016

Simon Jersey invites you to Ride To Rio at Accrington Food Festival!

Sponsors of the Accrington Food Festival Simon Jersey are inviting you to join their Ride To Rio challenge at the festival on Saturday 4 June.

Simon Jersey, which has recently […]

BCC: Disappointing public finance figures highlight big challenges facing the UK

Public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks, fell by £0.3 billion in April 2016, compared with April 2015
In the full financial year ending March 2016, public sector net […]

BCC response to shale gas development approval in North Yorkshire

Commenting on North Yorkshire County Council’s decision to grant permission for a shale gas extraction site, Dr Adam Marshall, Acting Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

“This […]

BCC: UK exporters report modest Q1 growth amid softening economy

The number of UK firms reporting an increase in export orders and confidence rose at the start of 2016, following a drop in growth at the end of 2015, […]

The National Chamber Business Awards 2016 are open for entries!

The National Chamber Business Awards is one of the UK’s most contested and prestigious business award programmes. Each year, from Aberdeen to Plymouth via East Lancashire, organisations of all […]

The Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS)

The requirement to provide a gross mass has always been required by SOLAS and the change is that shippers now need to verify that they have arrived at an […]

BCC: Queen’s Speech reaction

Commenting on the 2016 Queen’s Speech, Dr Adam Marshall, Acting Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“Businesses will see the merit in many of the bills […]

EU referendum tops the menu at business breakfast event

EAST Lancashire businesses were given an exclusive insight into the results of a new poll regarding next month’s European Union Referendum when one of the UK’s leading research experts […]

Business Information Sheets for the EU Referendum

East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce is making available neutral information sheets, created by the British Chambers of Commerce. Co-authored with both official campaigns on the issues most frequently raised […]

PM+M announces senior Run My Business appointment & series of firm wide promotions

PM+M – the Blackburn based chartered accountancy, business advisory and wealth management group – has announced a series of promotions across the business as well as the appointment of […]