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Forthcoming events

  
Launch of the Lancaster District Responsible Business Network

  • Thursday 27 February 4pm – 6pm, Lancaster & Morecambe College
    Responsible Business Network
    Lancaster District Responsible Business Network logo

     

  • Find out more and register

Are you a local business and passionate about our district? If yes, then the Lancaster District Responsible Business Network is for you!

Lancaster City Council, Lancaster & Morecambe College and the Careers & Enterprise Company invite you to the launch event of this free to join network.

The network links the world of work and business to schools and colleges and aims to

  • help young people prepare for the world of work
  • show young people the opportunities available and the sector-specific skills they might need
  • support disadvantaged young people into work
  • address local employers' current and future skills shortages
  • tackle issues such as attracting and retaining employees
  • provide support for the unemployed and other disadvantaged groups

Come along and hear from businesses who are already involved as well as other local partners and schools who want to work with you.

Find out how your business can get involved, and share your thoughts and ideas.

The launch evening will include Q&A sessions and an opportunity for you to share your ideas and provide input into the creation of sector information to be used in schools and other educational establishments.

  • Refreshments and finger food will be provided
  • Free parking available

Register
 


Finance and Funding for your Business

  • Thursday 13 February 9am - 11am, Lancaster Town Hall

Drop in event - come and chat to the experts about finding tailored finance for your business.

Join Lancaster City Council and Boost Business Lancashire’s Access to Finance team, to learn about the various finance options for your business, whatever stage your business is at.

  • Are you looking for capital to expand or purchase new equipment?
  • Do you need a loan to get you up and running?
  • Are you seeking an investor for your business?
  • Looking for match funded grants to make your business greener or smarter?

The Access to Finance team will give information from a number of providers offering a range of services from match funding to private investment.

There will also be an opportunity to chat with a wide variety of finance providers, with plenty of time for networking.

This is a free event, but registration is essential.

Register


There are lots of other great business events listed on the Boost Business Lancashire website.


We need your help, views and feedback

  • Is there a specific topic that you would like to see covered in future events?
  • Is there a particular location or time of day that suits you best?
  • Do you have business skills that you would like to share with others? Would you like to partner with us to deliver an event? We'd love to hear from you!

Please get in touch with us at econdev@lancaster.gov.uk or tweet us @LDBRegen