Co-ops and the Preston Model: Propeller Networking

If you couldn’t get to this week’s networking event, you missed a very informative session. Have no fear, this quick read will catch you up on the highlights. In brief: Dr Julian Manley gave us [...]

2019-05-16T17:57:04+01:00May 16th, 2019|events|Comments Off on Co-ops and the Preston Model: Propeller Networking

Propeller Networking: The Challenges and Rewards of Enterprise

Mike Peters, founder of UPL In 1976, Mike started his business selling pharmaceuticals in West Africa. By the end of the first year he had made £79,863 and had four staff. Over time [...]

2019-04-11T12:48:18+01:00April 11th, 2019|events|Comments Off on Propeller Networking: The Challenges and Rewards of Enterprise

Building Value into Your Business

With Cheryl Jones, Managing Director of nxo Communications Working towards a future Despite the early start, the first Propeller networking event of 2019 was lively. Cheryl Jones, Managing Director of marketing and communications company nxo [...]

2019-01-10T18:05:05+01:00January 10th, 2019|events, marketing, promotion|Comments Off on Building Value into Your Business

The Challenges of Running a Women’s Charity in Preston

Lancashire Women’s Centre Lancashire Women’s Centre (soon to be rebranded as Lancashire Women) is a registered charity focused on helping women across Lancashire. They offer support for mental health and emotional wellbeing; money, benefits and [...]

2018-11-01T13:27:21+01:00November 1st, 2018|events|Comments Off on The Challenges of Running a Women’s Charity in Preston

What’s the difference between copyright, trade marks and patents?

So, what is intellectual property? Unlike material goods, intellectual property (IP) cannot be touched – it covers things like images, writing, branding, films, software and inventions. Basically, if it’s something you’ve created, it *should* be [...]

2018-10-18T17:17:56+01:00October 18th, 2018|events|Comments Off on What’s the difference between copyright, trade marks and patents?

Propeller Networking – Online Security Essentials for Businesses

According to Louisa Murphy from Lancashire Police’s Digital Investigations Unit, 50% of crime is cyber or internet related nowadays. That’s a lot. But what sorts of things count as ‘internet related crime’? Well, the biggest [...]

2018-10-17T14:38:43+01:00October 11th, 2018|events|Comments Off on Propeller Networking – Online Security Essentials for Businesses