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AJ Lakes Consultancy helps hospitality & tourism businesses to grow.
Professional Services Award Winner of the Enterprise Vision Awards, Alison Magee-Barker of AJ Lakes Consultancy, transforms & helps businesses to develop & grow.
AJ Lakes Consultancy is a fresh new business straight from the leading edge of hospitality, tourism and business management and is here to support you to help your business grow.
Blackpool Unlimited is the ‘go to’ platform for business support
– access up-to-the-minute information about business support
– search for business premises
– be inspired by success stories
– keep up to date with business news and up coming events
– find out about networking opportunities
– access free tool kits to help start-ups and growing businesses
Why? Because we passionately believe that nurturing and energising local businesses will help build a bigger and better Blackpool.
Within this website you will find a wealth of information to help you and your business whether you are a new business, an established business, or someone who is just thinking about going into business; as well as providing information on the services delivered by Blackpool Council’s Business Support Team
A business start-up support service providing on-line support, workshops on key topics and 1-2-1 mentoring support for those considering starting a business, those who are starting up and those in the first three years of operation.
Get Started has helped over 1250 start-up businesses in just over 12 years
Business Growth Service (G4B)
A service providing support to more established businesses , assisting them to develop and implement growth plans leading to investment and job creation. The service works closely with Boost the Lancashire Business Growth Hub. Key services include long term account management – working with businesses through various phases of growth and assistance in dealing with administrative processes which can delay projects, often by working with other parts of the Council.
EC² Office Services
The team operates two sites, the Enterprise Centre on Lytham Road and FYCreatives on Church St in the town centre. The offer to businesses and start-ups includes serviced office space, meeting rooms and virtual office services – postal address service, hot-desks and shared office.
Blackpool Enterprise Week
Held in November each year to coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week. A week of events to inspire businesses and individuals to take action, either in their business or to start one up
Get in touch!
The advice and information contained here is wide ranging – but because it’s updated every day you should find it up-to-date and relevant.
However, we are aware that not everyone wants to search a website for information; sometimes people in business prefer to talk to someone either on the phone or face-to-face.
So if you want to speak to one of our advisors on the telephone, simply call 01253 477 147 and we will point you in the right direction.
There’s no charge for any of these services – our aim is quite simply to try to help businesses in Blackpool to prosper.
We run EVENTS for new and small/medium businesses:
Business Start-up Drop-In Advice Sessions – Every Thursday, check for available dates
Practical Bookkeeping, Digital Accounting and Tax for New Businesses – January 22nd 2 – 4pm
Centaur Training Services was founded in 2003, by Rose Watkins
Award Winning Concierge Ninja offers a range of services to suit your every need whilst visiting Blackpool. If you thought that this seaside town was just sun, sea, sand and donkeys then you are mistaken! Concierge Ninja is here to guide you through the wonderful world that Blackpool has to offer. Only a selected few have ever seen the luxury side of the resort and now it’s your turn to be part of that crowd!
We deal with a range of requests from private dining and exclusive tours to hiring out your own tram for the occasion! Want to watch a theatre show? Why not have a pre-show meal and after show drinks to make it special. Whatever you choose to do we will make sure it is organised with extra sparkle. The only thing we can’t control is the weather but you can guarantee we will be there waiting with an umbrella.
Anne is the principal coach and founder of Confidence Guru.
We sell time and help you grow your business!
Curlew Secretarial Solutions is a national multi-award-winning Virtual Assistant Service based in Brampton, North Cumbria and we provide secretarial and administrative services for our diverse range of customers. By using our services we take the onerous task of administration work off them so they can focus on the important aspects of their business and gain their time back.
Owner of the business, Gwen Backhouse has over 21 years of experience, having previously worked as a PA, Audio Typist, Receptionist and Secretary.
Curlew Secretarial Solutions has been in business for six and a half years, so is well versed in how remote working works and is fully up to date on the legal responsibilities that VA’s must adhere to.
We have a wide range of experience, but we particularly specialise in health care, education, environmental science, charity and hospitality.
We offer a wide range of services such as audio typing, correspondence, email/diary management, proofreading, copy typing, CRM, WordPress and much, much, more!
We tailor all our services around our customers and aim to work seamlessly with your business to ensure continuity of service.
If you would like to know more, do get in touch and see how we can benefit you or your business and help it grow.
Areas of expertise include audio typing, CRM systems, email management, diary management, copy typing, digital transcription, proofreading, correspondence, WordPress, database management and creation, Excel spreadsheets, event organisation, internet research, travel management, lifestyle management services, social networking and not forgetting our fantastic Christmas card service.
Welcome To DT Information Governance
Hello, I am Deborah from DT Information Governance. My company is a North-West (Blackpool) based consultancy and training company for information governance – think data protection and you are part way there. My vision is to be a trusted service that makes a difference to businesses and organisations.
With significant experience in the public and private sector, including schools and charities, I provide qualified (I do have a Master of Laws in this subject, but I don’t talk ‘legal’ unless I need to) and quality advice, support, training on a wide range of information legislation. In particular the Data Protection Act, the ‘infamous’ GDPR, Freedom of Information Act, Environmental Information Regulations, as well as CCTV, Information Sharing and so much more. I do this by being knowledgeable and up-to-date, practical and plain speaking.
I can support your business, saving you time and money by ensuring you are compliant with the legislation and have the necessary policies and procedures in place. This allows you and your staff to concentrate on looking after your business and customers.
For all of my training course, I use real-life examples that are tailored to your needs. Interactive ways of learning mean you won’t be bored!. I can create training specifically for your business or you can join a course run locally.
- – Are you unsure about whether you have everything in place for GDPR compliance? Speak to me about ‘health check’ options (an audit in disguise).
- – Do you need policies and procedures?
- – Do you know if you have to notify and pay a fee to the UK regulator, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)?
- – Do you need help liaising with the ICO?
- – Do you need training in data protection (or FOI, EIR etc.), handling requests, DPIA completion?
- – Would you like a Data Protection Officer to support you and your staff?
- – Not sure if your procedures are working. What about a ‘mystery shop’ to test these with a report of findings?
- – Not sure if your CCTV or Body Worn Video (BWV) is compliant with data protection or the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s Codes, or need help with your self-assessment?
- – For those subject to the FOI Act and EIR, do you have a backlog and need help?
- – Need support with FOI or EIR, or even support with a particularly complex request?
It’s ok to say that “I don’t know what you’re talking about” as I am happy to have a chat and explain more.
Contact me to have a chat about the options available and how I can help. I promise to be honest with you from our first conversation and throughout.
WHO WE ARE
Inspired Energy is one of the UK’s leading energy consultancies. Our mission is to optimise the value of every pound spent on utilities by our clients. We are organised to solve a wide range of utility problems for corporate, mid-market and SME energy consumers through our specialist procurement, management and optimisation services.
HOW WE HELP YOUR BUSINESS
The energy market is becoming increasingly complex, with prices moving daily and additional costs and pressures being added all the time. We solve these problems for you by negotiating highly competitive electricity, gas and water contracts whilst helping to reduce what you use. This makes good business sense for any company, no matter the size. That is why all types of businesses rely on us to save them time, money and effort.
ENERGY EXPERTISE TAILORED FOR YOUR BUSINESS
By working with us, you’ll get access to specialist teams that are highly experienced in dealing with the demands of your business and what you spend on energy.
Contact: Amanda Collins / Danielle Ford
Why not try Public Relations for the first time with a free no-obligation PR audit. Followed by the development of a complete PR action plan built around your business. An ideal introduction for any business that would like to see what PR can do for them.
Stand out from the crowd with PR. With services that include media relations, press releases, features, case studies, award submission and event organisation, you can be sure your brand will be best in class.
Just dip your toe in the water with a press release. Perfect for a first contact with your local media. It’s also great to use on your social media platforms and website. Or why not try a targeted starter PR campaign for a minimum of 3 months. It’s important to remember that many publications are working at least three months in advance, so you won’t see results straight away. Sign-up today and get 10% off your first month’s PR activity.
Welcome to Waterbabies Lancashire
There are so many benefits to baby swimming. Not only are Waterbabies lessons brilliant for your child’s development, but they’re also the perfect place to bond with your little one.
- Build their strength quicker
- Enhance the bond between you
- Teach them water safety
- Give them life confidence
- Develop their social skills
- Accelerate their learning ability
What do our classes look like?
- We keep our classes intimate, with a maximum of 10 little ones, a carer per child and one of our teachers at one at a time
- Our classes are 30 minutes long. The perfect time to let the little one get the most out of their swim.
- We teach all our water skills through song, play & repetition
- Our teachers tailor each lesson to your one’s ability
Ask about lessons today!