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Foreign Office Minister for Africa Mark Simmonds MP promoted trade and investment, human rights and good governance when he spoke in the opening session of the UK/Uganda Business Forum at Lancaster House, organised by the Commonwealth Business Council.

A plastics company has been prosecuted after one its workers narrowly escaped death when a 44kg bale, made of recycled plastic, struck him after it toppled from a forklift truck.

A tissue manufacturer has been fined £10,000 after a worker suffered serious injuries in a fall.

Work has started on the redevelopment of the Luneside East site in Lancaster.

Lancaster city centre is to become a Business Improvement District.

New companies in Lancaster can now access virtual office space and hot desks at White Cross Business Park.

A fabric printing company has been fined a total of £14,000 after one of its employees suffered injuries to his hand when it was dragged into a machine at its Lancaster factory.

Delphi Medical, an independent provider and drug and alcohol treatment, is planning to double in size after winning two significant contracts.

A nationwide initiative to enhance the performance of mid-sized family businesses has been launched.

The North West Fund for Digital and Creative, managed by AXM Venture Capital, has formed a syndicate with private investor Joel Rosenblatt to back Lancaster-based Azullo, taking a minority stake.

  • Kathryn Parsons, co-founder of Decoded, started with little more than faith and determination, but four years later it’s grown into a global business. Ahead of her appearance at Accelerate 2015 in...

  • Author, writer and marketer Ryan Holiday on how entrepreneurs need to interpret failure.

  • Sue Vizard, business coach and author of Jump Start: The Start-up Book for Your Dream Business, looks at some of the questions solo entrepreneurs should ask themselves.

  • Ian Wright, founder and chief executive of, is bringing together SMEs and NEDs - without the hefty recruitment fees.

  • Former professional golfer turned entrepreneur Colin Stevens has had a busy 18 months. The Better Bathrooms founder has increased turnover at the firm, secured a multi-million pound investment and...

Five Minutes With

Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.

After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.