Calling NW Professionals to BOOST Lancashire

RICS invites all NW Professionals to BOOST Business Lancashire

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Forwarded by David Inman of DIEM

Lancashire County Council Business Support & Development Information Event

Date: 21 November 2013

RICS Lancashire Local Association invite you to a unique business event…..

RICS has members all around the globe delivering knowledge and serving the public interest at a local level, so we are delighted to be working with:

Boost Business Lancashire – the new £7.2million ERDF-backed Lancashire Business Growth Hub led by the Lancashire LEP (Local Enterprise Partnership).

The aim of Boost is to grow the county’s economy by £20m and create at least 1,200 new jobs and safeguard 700 more by 2015.

This event introduces Boost to growth-hungry Lancashire-based businesses simple access to a range of leading-edge funded programmes, delivered by specialists with a track record of growing businesses.

We welcome all North West professionals to this free event.

Booking link:

Or contact

Jen Doyle,, 01925 853 841



Or contact

Jen Doyle,, 01925 853 841


Council Chambers

Lancashire County Council

County Hall

Fishergate, Preston


Time: 17:30 – 19:00  Thursday 21 November 2013]


News #

Boost Business Lancashire signs up first 200 firms


Over 200 Lancashire businesses are on the path to growth after being signed up to Boost.

Inspiration #

How to boost your business’ export potential


Rona McFall, Enterprise and Employment Manager at Regenerate Pennine Lancashire talks about the benefits of international trading and outlines how you can explore your export potential.

Inspiration #

A growth conversation with … Shaun Bennett


Our latest growth conversation is with Shaun Bennett. Shaun is the owner of Blackpool-based Links Signs and Graphics.

Inspiration #

A growth conversation with…Michael Finnigan


Our latest growth conversation is with Michael Finnigan, CEO of Preston-based company i2i (Impossible to Inevitable).

Boost Events

Supply Chain Innovation towards a Circular Economy – Leyland


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Global Renewables, Leyland
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Apprenticeship and Placement Event – Accrington


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Hyndburn Borough Council
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Lancashire LEAP HR Seminars – Leyland


Location > 
Centurion House, Leyland
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How we can help

Developing a growth strategy 

Putting together an achievable and sustainable roadmap for growing your business

Raising finance 

Accessing the right types of funding to deliver your growth aspirations

Leadership development 

Instilling skills and experience in the leaders who will deliver your growth strategy

Product and service development 

Fostering an innovative culture and investing in new product and service ideas to fuel growth

Profit improvement 

Boosting your bottom line to ensure that your business grows sustainably

Sales and marketing 

Designing cohesive sales and marketing programmes for growth-hungry businesses

Leadership networking 

Providing opportunities for you to work with, and learn from, your peers in other businesses

Growth mentoring and coaching 

Benefiting from the experience of individuals who’ve grown their own businesses

Change management 

Developing a change culture so that your business can adapt to change and profit from it

Starting a business 

Helping entrepreneurs to develop and grow start-up businesses