News and Blog

Credit Where Credit’s Due – Food and Drink and R&D Relief

Despite the Research and Development (R&D) corporation tax relief scheme being around for a good number of years, the food and drink manufacturing sector continues to be one of the worst culprits for not making a claim. Recently, the government … Continue reading

Finding clarity in the cloud

There’s little doubt that the digital revolution has provided businesses with more opportunities than ever before. However, technology has also placed a bewildering array of apps, tools and processes at our fingertips. That can be off-putting for those businesses still … Continue reading

Protect Your Business

Protect Your Business – Free Business Crime Conference The event is free to attend although you need to register.   Information from : East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce · Red Rose Court, Clayton Business Park · Clayton-Le-Moors · Accrington, Lancashire … Continue reading

Cyber Risk

Cyber Risk By: Derek Rigby Cyber Risk is a growing concern to SME business particularly those conducting some or all of their business online. At Sagar Insurances the instances of theft has dwindled during the past 12 months. Seldom do … Continue reading

Windows 10 is here

Windows 10 is here. By: Stuart Waddington Windows 10 is here. After months of public testing the final version of Microsoft’s new operating system is rolling out to machines around the world. http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/features Those with qualifying versions of Windows 7, … Continue reading

Make your business grow

We help you achieve your goals and make your business grow By: Margaret Scott You want to grow your business and we want to help you. The most successful business owners focus on doing what they do best – running … Continue reading

The Budget 2015 in full

The Budget 2015 in Full Read the Budget document in full. Download our detailed budget report as a pdf. UPDATE: Download the presentation slides from our budget breakfast review. The Chancellor has presented his Budget to Parliament – here’s a … Continue reading

Cloud Accounting our help and support

Cloud Accounting our help and support: By Margaret Scott Reimagining with Cloud. Successful digital businesses are holistically applying the concepts of mobile, social and big data to reimagine their business. Cloud creates the connections. We realised over 2 years ago … Continue reading

Superfast Broadband Free Event

Superfast Broadband Free Event from:  David Sharpe Message from Boost Business Lancashire We’re bringing fast, fibre broadband to 675,000 homes and businesses across Lancashire. The date for your diary is Thursday 22nd May 2014. Hosted at Blackpool De Vere Village … Continue reading

New apprentices thanks to NLTG

We are please to welcome two apprentices to Pierce. Philip Johnson in Payroll Tom Brassey in IT Both have been recruited with the help of NLTG From NLTG Managing Director, Jim Harkness MBE. We deliver Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeships and Advanced Level … Continue reading