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Access 2 Funding
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Access 2 Funding – Funding Your Future

With R&D Tax Credits

Research and Development Tax Credits are a HMRC incentive, encouraging UK businesses to continue to grow. Companies can receive relief from their corporation tax through the R&D scheme, and Access2Funding are here to help you realise your full potential.

If you engage in R&D, are liable to pay corporation tax and are a limited company, you are eligible to claim R&D Tax Credits!

Business Support

Not only supporting businesses to claim R&D Tax Credits, here at Access2Funding we assist businesses with Grant Funding,  Enhanced Capital Allowance, Alternative Funding, and much more. We have a wide partner network across the UK, so even if there is a business growth solution we can’t help with, we can put you in touch with someone who can.

Uncover the hidden funds within your business. Take our quiz and find out if you’re eligible to start a Research and Development tax claim today!

Business Website Address: https://www.access2funding.co.uk/
Business Phone Number: 07593 446326
ZIP Code: CH41 1EL
Business Address: Unit 8 Woodside Business Park, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH41 1EL
Acorn Marketing (Cumbria)
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Welcome to multi-award winning Acorn Marketing

Are you a business owner?

Are you weighed down with all the work you have to do?  The list of jobs just seems to get longer, time runs away with you and so any marketing tasks just go to the bottom of the pile? Do you dabble with marketing and try your best, but are not getting results and feel frustrated as you know there is so much more you can do?

Would you like someone to take that weight off your shoulders? Someone who has over twenty years’ experience of working in the marketing industry, who can manage everything more effectively for you?

Yes? Then download my price guide here

Business Website Address: https://acorn-marketing.co.uk/
Business Phone Number: 07751 212662
ZIP Code: CA10 2FE
Business Address: Acorn Marketing (Cumbria) Limited, 4 Clifton Hill Gardens, Clifton, Cumbria
Adcroft Hilton
Business Name: Adcroft Hilton
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Adcroft Hilton Business Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners

Adcroft Hilton has been established for more than 20 years. The firm is a member of the Insolvency Practitioners Association and is driven by a management team with over 60 years’ experience supporting individuals and businesses through financial difficulties. A small, strong team of experienced practitioners ensure that advice is delivered with professionalism, sensitivity and understanding. Access to a selection of trusted external agencies allows the team to provide practical and effective solutions to a wide range of financial problems. Adcroft Hilton works extensively with individuals and businesses across England and Wales and has offices in Blackpool and Carlisle. Wherever you are based, we can ensure an advisor is available to discuss your needs with you.

Business Website Address: http://adcrofthilton.co.uk
Business Phone Number: 01253 299399
ZIP Code: FY1 3PB
Business Address: 269 Church Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 3PB
Align Services
Business Name: Align Services
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Short Business Description: Bookkeeping & business support services.
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Align Services

Align Services provides bookkeeping services and business consultancy services. 

BOOKKEEPING

Xero certified Bookkeeper offering Bookkeeping services.

Are you balancing the books in your spare time? 

Why not outsource the work to a bookkeeper and do something else with your spare time instead! 

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 

All aspects of practice/office management including:

  • Reporting and monitoring business performance
  • Setting up systems and processes, policies and procedures.

BUSINESS DOCUMENTATION & SYSTEMS

Creation & standardisation of business documents/ systems, for example:

  • action plans, to do lists, holiday forms, expenditure records, invoice templates, standard operating proced
Business Website Address: https://www.alignservices.co.uk/
Business Phone Number: 01925937976
ZIP Code: WA5 8GS
Business Address: Great Sankey, Warrington
Arc Accountancy Solutions Limited
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Arc Accountancy Solutions Limited is a Lytham St. Annes based accountancy firm.

We provide a diligent, professional and personalised service to individuals and business owners across the North West. With over 9 years experience, Arc Accountancy is well positioned to provide a wide range of accountancy services to clients from many different sectors. Working with sole traders, limited companies, partnerships, consultants, contractors and property owners, the services provided include preparing and filing year end accounts, cashflow forecasting, management accounts, bookkeeping, corporation tax and VAT returns, self-assessments and payroll. These services will:

  • be completed with the highest degree of competence and care;
  • have competitive fees;
  • include expert financial support;
  • support you in maximising your profit;
  • ensure tax savings are made where possible;
  • provide personal finance advice.
Business Website Address: https://www.arc-accountancy.co.uk/
Business Phone Number: 07759 129207
ZIP Code: FY8 1EN
Business Address: 51 Laverton Road, Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire FY8 1EN
Blackpool Unlimited advertises on the Pink Link Business Directory
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Blackpool Unlimited is the ‘go to’ platform for business support

Blackpool Unlimited is a FREE online business support portal provided by Blackpool Council, that brings together information from a range of public and private sector organisations to provide a central gateway for local businesses so that they can…

– 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

Get Started

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.

EVENTS

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 

10 Steps to Starting a Business  

Effective Marketing, Why would anyone buy something from you?

 

 

 

 

Business Website Address: http://www.blackpoolunlimited.com
Business Phone Number: 01253 477333
ZIP Code: FY4 1EW
Business Address: Blackpool Enterprise Centre, Lytham Road, Blackpool, FY4 1EW
Butterworths Solicitors
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At Butterworths Solicitors in Blackpool our aim is to keep families together. We want to give you and your family peace of mind by planning for the future.

Our advisers are specially trained. We don’t just create a piece of paper with you telling us what to write. At our initial appointment we spend around an hour with you at your home or at our office, for free, taking lots of information so we can provide you with a quality service providing tailored advice about the creation of your Will and Lasting Power of Attorney. We advise you about Inheritance Tax, care home fee planning, Trusts and inheritance or asset protection.

We consider your family circumstances and health and advise whether it would be appropriate for those inheriting to receive a lump sum of money or to help protect it for them or whether there is a concern about your Will being disputed in the future.

Business Phone Number: 01253 335231
ZIP Code: FY4 2DP
Business Address: 10 The Pavilions, Avroe Crescent, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 2DP
Car Finance 365
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Looking for a new vehicle? Car Finance 365 are here to help you every step of the way.

We can help you source a finance deal that is tailored to your specific needs, be it HP, PCP, Lease or Personal Loan. We will endeavour to secure you the best deal for your financial circumstances.

Once we have the finance in place, you then have the option to either find your perfect car from any reputable car dealer, or we can take the stress away from the search, and find you the car, at a good price, using our expertise and contacts with the industry.

All that is left for you to do, is collect the car, sign and drive away! It’s that easy!

This modern way of buying a car is perfect for busy people, who are savvy with both their time and money and want to drive away their new car, as quick as possible, with minimal stress and hassle. Apply now and one of our experienced team will contact you shortly to discuss your needs.

Car Finance 365 (Flamingo Associates LTD)

Business Website Address: https://www.carfinance365.co.uk
Business Phone Number: 075452 17914
Business Address: Poulton le Fylde, Lancashire
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Centaur Training
Business Name: Centaur Training
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Centaur Training Services was founded in 2003, by Rose Watkins

We have effectively built the company into a very successful enterprise, putting teaching and learning at the heart of everything we do.
Constantly striving to ensure we give best value, best practice in all business activities. We are constantly updating training material to ensure it is current within European/UK guidelines.
All courses are delivered to an extremely high standard; all trainers are specialist in their own fields, with the majority of them being emergency service/healthcare professionals. Their up-to-date, everyday life experience/underpinning core-knowledge means they are able to relate to real scenarios, bringing realism into the classroom, thus giving it credibility.
Training is delivered in an enjoyable professional manner, making learning fun, easily understood and show how skills learned can be applied in the real world outside the classroom, giving confidence in dealing with any situation students may come across.
Courses can be split into smaller sessions, delivered in-house (subject to suitable training area), at times to suit individual or company needs.
Business Website Address: https://www.centaurtraining.co.uk/
Business Phone Number: 01772 433080
ZIP Code: PR25 4GU
Business Address: 1st Floor, Farington Mill, Centurion Industrial Estate,, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 4GU
Concierge Ninja
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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.

Business Website Address: Concierge Ninja
Business Phone Number: 07508609919
ZIP Code: FY1 2NW
Business Address: Egerton Road, Blackpool, FY1 2NW
Connect.Studio
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Connect Studio – Connected Customer Experience

At Connect, our priority is to provide you with the highest quality customer care, client brand awareness and user experience. We know that life is fast-paced, and people need a convenient way to gain access to your information. That is where we come in. We truly care about providing outstanding personalised customer experiences. Our team is your team. We’re here to provide first-class customer care. We take time to identify your needs and to ensure that our teams are qualified to provide information and support in all situations. With years of experience in the public benefit and private sectors and as a result, our team is prepared for anything. We provide communication solutions that your customers will treasure.
  • Information, advice, guidance and emotional support
  • Appointment booking services
  • Enquiry lines
  • Report-taking services
  • Reception services
  • Integrated communications experiences
  • Market intelligence and data collection/analysis
  • Forecast and resource planning

Connect are customer experience specialists. We love to challenge what is generally accepted, with a strong focus on customer care, client brand awareness and user experience. Connect Studio provide a multi-channel communication ‘bridge’ between you and your customers. We will elevate your brand and Customer Service to the next level.

Contact Jac and the team to see how they can help your business run more smoothly.

Business Website Address: http://www.connect.studio
Business Phone Number: 01204 232 091
ZIP Code: BL1 3AS
Business Address: 105 Chorley Old Road, Nortex Mill,, Bolton, BL1 3AS
Curlew Secretarial Solutions
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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.

Business Website Address: http://www.curlewsecretarial.co.uk
Business Phone Number: 01434 400466
ZIP Code: CA8 1NG
Business Address: 24 Front Street, Brampton, Cumbria
Enterprise Nation
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Enterprise Nation – Building a nation of small businesses

Get everything you need to start and grow your small business, in one place.

Business Website Address: https://www.enterprisenation.com/
Business Phone Number: 020 3871 2922
ZIP Code: E1 7QA
Business Address: Enterprise Nation, 133 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QA
Financial Management Bureau
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Welcome to the Financial Management Bureau

We all wish we could turn straw into gold; but in reality financial security boils down to planning, careful management and making sure your finances can cope with all the significant events and challenges in your life…

That’s where we come in. We are a family owned and managed firm; established in 1987.

We offer independent, holistic financial planning advice to both individuals and businesses. With over 30 staff, we’re big enough to provide an extensive service but still small enough to get to know you personally. We offer a tailored personal advice with a range of specialist services to suit your individual circumstances and needs including:

  • Planning for retirement
  • Lifetime cashflow modelling
  • Wealth and portfolio management
  • Inheritance tax planning
  • Family trusts
  • Lifetime mortgage (a type of equity release)
  • Long term care planning
  • Life insurance and critical illness cover
  • Family income benefit

We can also arrange mortgages through a third party.

We understand the unique nature of family, farming and hospitality businesses in Cumbria and have devised a comprehensive service especially to suit our corporate clients. Many of our corporate clients have several generations of the family involved in the business.

Use our expertise to protect the long-term future of your business.

If you would like to find out more about our services or discuss any of the above; please do get in touch.

Business Website Address: http://www.finman.co.uk/
Business Phone Number: 01539725855
ZIP Code: LA8 8AA
Business Address: Shenstone House, Kendal, Cumbria