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Preston business blog 2022

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Find out about the latest business and investment news across Preston.

Follow our blog to keep up to date with the latest investment, development and business news targeted at local businesses and organisations across Preston.

If you are interested in contributing to our business blog email invest@preston.gov.uk. Before submitting any copy for consideration please see our Preston business blog content guidelines.

Business blog archive 2021

Preston Solar Action offers energy savings to Preston businesses (21 June 2022)

Preston Solar Action is offering solar panel installations to businesses and community organisations across Preston and Central Lancashire.

The Arc Cinema signs deal with Animate cinema and leisure complex (25 May 2022)

The Arc Cinema has signed a 25-year lease at Preston's city-owned cinema and leisure complex Animate and will occupy a 29,500 square foot space in the new development.

Web accessibility and why it's important for your business website (19 May 2022)

Thursday 19 May 2022 celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a chance to raise awareness around access and inclusion in the digital world.

Five ways you can get financial support for your small or medium business from the government (19 May 2022)

Small or medium businesses (SMEs) may be interested in the following five ways they can get government support to help them invest and grow.

Help to Grow: Digital scheme from the UK Government (9 May 2022)

To help businesses choose the right software for them, the Government has put together a comprehensive 6-step guide and downloadable checklists to help you think about what you need and how to buy it as part of its Help to Grow: Digital programme.

Local businesses asked to help shape health in the workplace (3 May 2022)

A successful business begins with a healthy team. Local and national partners, including Active Lancashire, Lancashire Mind and UCLan, have joined together to create Business Health Matters.

New guidance for businesses on living with Covid in the workplace (28 April 2022)

Find out about new guidance for businesses to reduce the spread of respiratory infections in the workplace.

Preston's Mobile Event Tent (MET) makes a return for 2022 (11 April 2022)

Opening May 14, the MET will be installed at the former Indoor Market site invigorating the city centre and helping to encourage people back into central Preston and supporting businesses hit hard by the pandemic.

A new vision for Preston's Railway Station Quarter (11 April 2022)

An ambitious blueprint for how the area around the railway station in Preston city centre could be regenerated and redeveloped has been created.

Preston's Animate planning application given go ahead (7 April 2022)

Animate cinema and leisure complex given go ahead marking a key milestone for the commencement of works due later in the year.

Preston remains the highest performing city in the North-West (23 March 2022)

Preston achieves top spot for the highest performing city in the North West for the third time.

Preston Western Distributor and East-West Link road progress (9 March 2022)

Find out about recent progress on the Preston Western Distributor - a major new road linking Preston and southern Fylde to the M55 motorway.

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