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Lancashire finance service helps businesses to create over 300 new jobs

A funded service which helps Lancashire businesses to find and secure finance has helped the county’s businesses create more than 300 new jobs since 2015.

Bank of England raises interest rates to 4.25 per cent

The Bank of England’s (BoE) monetary policy committee (MPC) voted by a majority of 7-2 to raise interest rates to 4.25 per cent on Thursday – up from 4 per cent and the highest level in 15 years.

Inflation jumps to 10.4 per cent for Lancashire businesses

Lancashire businesses are likely to be affected as UK inflation unexpectedly rose by 0.3 per cent to 10.4 per cent in February, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Consumer Price Index (CPI).

Corporate banking expert and former board member join Lancashire’s Access to Finance team.

We've strengthened our team of advisers with the appointment of two experienced leaders from the corporate banking and accountancy world.

Bank of England raises interest rates

The BankofEngland voted to raise interest rates to 4 percent today.

Find out what this means for businesses in Lancashire

Thoughts on the upcoming interest rate changes

Access to Finance Specialist, Iain Duncan, shares his thoughts on Thursday, 2nd Februarys Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee meeting and what it could mean for interest rates.

Access to Finance Lancashire here to help as external finance and equity investment rises for North West firms

Mark Gibbons and Ian Dixon from the Access to Finance Lancashire team share their comments on the recent report by the British Business Bank.

Funded Finance Simplified programme to help Lancashire businesses understand their finances as costs rise

Lancashire business owners and managers are being urged to register early for a popular support programme giving them external guidance on their finances.

The Funding Landscape with NatWest, Boost, Access to Finance Lancashire

Are you considering funding for your business this year? Come join NatWest and Partners for all things FUNDING with FOOD and REFRESHMENTS

Red Flags - What investors don't look for in a founder’s pitch

From the experience of our Access to Finance Lancashire advisors, these are the key areas for founders to focus on avoiding when pitching to prospective investors.