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Supporting and collaborating with fellow independent local businesses is a priority

Supporting and collaborating with fellow independent local businesses is a priority for the people at The Lake District Umbrella Company. We don’t have to tell you that they’re huge proponents of the Lake District, its weather, landscapes, people and industries, and they are passionate about preserving these unique industries for generations to come. One small […]

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ROQ Birthday Celebrations

Virtual birthday party gives lift-off to fund-raising balloon race!

On the 30th June 2021, Lancashire-based software testing consultancy ROQ celebrated its 12th birthday with a virtual birthday party doubled up as a fundraising event for Trinity Hospice, Blackpool. ROQ is an organisation built on a strong set of core values, which underpin everything it does from ensuring its employees are happy at work and

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Preparing young people for the future of work

Every career starts with that first job opportunity. For young people across the country, finding a job has become increasingly more difficult since the coronavirus outbreak. And for those with learning difficulties and learning disabilities, the challenge of finding a job existed long before the pandemic.  Nick Holden, Managing Director at NexusProtect, is keen to

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RSPCA animal welfare

RSPCA Warns of Neglect to Lockdown ‘Starter Pets’

A rise in interest of ‘starter pets’ during lockdown could lead to an increase in neglect due to their complex needs, the RSPCA has warned. The animal welfare charity revealed that it dealt with 832 incidents involving small furry pets, such as rabbits, guinea pigs and hamsters in Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside last year.

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Legmark Highlights the Need to Give to Stop Injustice

When it comes to choosing a charity to sponsor, every corporate has a different motivation. Perhaps the cause is particularly close to the director’s heart, or helps out in the local community. For Sam Borrett, Managing Director of legal marketing firm Legmark, it’s all about preventing injustice. “We work with multiple charities, either through cash

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Can You Make A Difference When Remote Working?

For organisations all over the globe, many of us have been forced into remote working, whether we like it or not. While some organisations already embraced remote working to varying degrees, for many, it has been a significant change and a huge disruption to daily operations. Despite this, it isn’t without its silver lining. For

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Seashell Trust

Green Light Given For New Seashell Trust School and Campus

Children’s charity, Seashell Trust, has been given permission to build a new school and campus. The Cheshire based charity helps children and young people with autism, deafness, blindness, and those with physical and learning disabilities. Plans for the new campus, alongside a housing development, were initially turned away by Stockport Council. However, Seashell Trust sought

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Could Your Organisation Make a More Positive Social Impact?

In the current climate, ignoring corporate social responsibility isn’t an option for any organisation. Rather than focusing on financial profit alone, businesses everywhere are being held accountable and responsible for their environmental, social, and economic impacts. Integrating a CSR strategy into core operations has proven a great way to keep your organisation accountable, committed, and

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