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Manufacturing is under focus in Lancashire

Manufacturing is under focus in Lancashire

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Free business growth advice is on offer at the third Lancashire Manufacturing Week.

Manufacturing bosses are being invited to attend the free events from June 28 to July 1 which will showcase business support opportunities and inspiring success stories.

Among the issues being discussed will be funding options available to manufacturers, tackling skills shortages, innovation, exports and tax matters. Ginni Cooper, head of the manufacturing team at Blackpool-based Moore and Smalley chartered accountants, one of the partners behind the week, said: “Lancashire is full of inspiring manufacturing businesses and this week is dedicated to shining a spotlight on them on and how they can achieve greater success.

“Of course, there are many challenges out there too in what is still a fragile economy, but the aim of this week of free events is to equip manufacturers with the information and knowledge needed to grow.”

The week of events starts on June 28 with a roundtable discussion on key issues for the sector after the EU vote.

On June 29, attendees can hear about potential funding options available to them, including grant funding, bank finance and private equity.

The event will take place at world-leading cask and keg repair business Morrow Brothers Packaging, based at Buckshaw Village, which will share its own success story with the audience.

On June 30, Westleigh Conference Centre, will host an event on skills shortages in the manufacturing sector.

For more information contact Jenny Sabeva at Moore and Smalley on 01772 821021.