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Hive support Darwen Terracotta recruitment drive

Hive support Darwen Terracotta recruitment drive

Darwen Terracotta is a local business producing high quality bespoke products to the architectural industry in the UK and all […]

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Meet our Chair

Meet our Chair

Meet Ian Brown the Chair of the Hive Business Network. Tell us about your company I am a third generation […]

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Winners announced for this year’s Hive Awards

Winners announced for this year’s Hive Awards

The brightest and best in the Blackburn with Darwen area were honoured at a glittering awards ceremony at King George’s […]

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GMB star to host this year’s Hive Awards

GMB star to host this year’s Hive Awards

Ranvir Singh presenter and political editor for Good Morning Britain, will be hosting our Blackburn with Darwen Hive business awards! […]

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Proud sponsors of the Festival of Making

Proud sponsors of the Festival of Making

This month saw one of the highlights of the Blackburn with Darwen calendar, the Festival of Making. It was an […]

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College Supports Project to Develop Lancashire’s Workforce

College Supports Project to Develop Lancashire’s Workforce

Blackburn College is supporting a new programme designed to give Lancashire’s advanced engineering and manufacturing businesses access to free skills […]

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3rd October – East Lancashire Business Expo

3rd October – East Lancashire Business Expo

The date has been set for The East Lancashire Business Expo, which this year will on the 3rd of October, […]

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1st of July – Engineering in the Making

1st of July – Engineering in the Making

Celebrating young talent in the engineering sector, could you help be a judge for the event or simply attend to […]

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Finalists announced for our Blackburn with Darwen Business Awards

Finalists announced for our Blackburn with Darwen Business Awards

The finalists in our prestigious Blackburn and Darwen Business Awards have been announced today, revealing the brightest and best in […]

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Hive Awards 2019

Hive Awards 2019

After a fantastic year for hive businesses last year the Hive awards return for 2019. The Hive Blackburn & Darwen […]

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Hive gets digital with Dr. James Whittaker

Hive gets digital with Dr. James Whittaker

One of Microsoft’s leading tech guru’s has warned that Lancashire businesses need to accelerate their digital know how, or get […]

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Hive, Digital and the future with Dr. James Whitaker

Hive, Digital and the future with Dr. James Whitaker

Hive are delighted to to announce that Dr. James Whittaker, Technical Evangelist at Microsoft, will address a special Hive Networking […]

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Are you up – skilling and recruiting effectively?

Are you up – skilling and recruiting effectively?

Join us on Tuesday March 5tth as Hive, in partnership with Blackburn College, the Department with Work and Pensions, The […]

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Join our next Hive social at East Z East

Join our next Hive social at East Z East

With Christmas just around the corner, November is a great time to stop and reflect on the achievements of the […]

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Have your say on the future of Hive at the next Hive networking event

Have your say on the future of Hive at the next Hive networking event

  Hive members and supporters are invited to a special lunch time networking event to input their views on the […]

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Hive Awards Sponsorship (NOT PUBLIC)

Hive Awards Sponsorship (NOT PUBLIC)

HIVE Business Awards 2018 Sponsorship Brochure

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Festival of Making Pop-Up Shop

Festival of Making Pop-Up Shop

Hive Ambassadors Network have opened a pop up shop in Blackburn Town Centre in the run-up to the National Festival […]

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Hive teams up with Lancaster University for the second successful business masterclass held at BAE Systems

Hive teams up with Lancaster University for the second successful business masterclass held at BAE Systems

Hive Business Leaders Network and Lancaster University teamed up again to offer the second of a range of masterclasses for […]

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Hive teams up with Lancaster University and NatWest Bank to celebrate another successful business masterclass held at Blackburn College

Hive teams up with Lancaster University and NatWest Bank to celebrate another successful business masterclass held at Blackburn College

Pictured above from left to right: David Sharpe (Pierce Accountants), Ruth Raban (Lancaster University), Nicola Clayton (Blackburn College) and Joanne […]

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Fabulous Futures

Fabulous Futures

Darwen Aldridge Community Academy (DACA) would like to invite you to be part of our “Fantastic Futures” event, one of […]

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Assistance to Industry Grants

Assistance to Industry Grants

Assistance to Industry provides grant funding for growing companies in the Blackburn with Darwen area who are investing in: Plant […]

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Event agenda and Parking

Event agenda and Parking

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BRFC Flexi-Ticket

BRFC Flexi-Ticket

HOSPITALITY SPONSORSHIP 16-17

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Hive Business Leader’s Network Prospectus

Hive Business Leader’s Network Prospectus

  Download a copy of the Hive Prospectus here, or request a printed version by emailing us here. Additional copies […]

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Hive meets Patrick Grant

Hive meets Patrick Grant

A passion for clothing, craftsmanship and British brands led Patrick to Savile Row tailors Norton & Sons which he took […]

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Business support round-up 2015/16

Business support round-up 2015/16

A short leaflet has been distributed with all Business Rates bills for the forthcoming year and summarises what’s available to […]

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2014 Blackburn and Darwen Business Survey: The results

2014 Blackburn and Darwen Business Survey: The results

In December 2014, a small scale survey of businesses located within Blackburn and Darwen was undertaken. The primary aims of […]

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Doing business in Blackburn Breakfast – Registrations Open!

Doing business in Blackburn Breakfast – Registrations Open!

When – Tuesday 3rd March 2015 ‎ Where – Blackburn Rovers FC, Ewood Park, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 4JF Please click here […]

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Blackburn and Darwen Business Awards 2015

Blackburn and Darwen Business Awards 2015

The 2015 Hive Blackburn and Darwen Business Awards has been officially launched in association with Blackburn College and Capita with […]

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2014 Business Survey

2014 Business Survey

The 2014 Blackburn and Darwen Business Survey is now open. Please click here to have your say.

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Skills Support for the Workforce

Skills Support for the Workforce

If you’re an SME located in the Lancashire area, you may find this project useful: The Skills Support for the […]

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Blackburn with Darwen at ‘Made in the UK’ – 21st & 22nd July

Blackburn with Darwen at ‘Made in the UK’ – 21st & 22nd July

‘Made in the UK’ exhibition and conference kicks off in Liverpool on Monday as part of the International Festival for […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Enterprising Britain Awards 2014

PRESS RELEASE – Enterprising Britain Awards 2014

Hive success at the 2014 Enterprising Britain Awards. Click here to download a copy of the official press release.  

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Supply chain opportunities – £10bn Cumbria nuclear scheme

Supply chain opportunities – £10bn Cumbria nuclear scheme

A deal has been agreed which paves the way for a new nuclear power station at Moorside in Cumbria – […]

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Economic Monitor release

Economic Monitor release

We want businesses within the Hive network to have access to the latest national and local indicators which may affect […]

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Getting ready for UK shale gas

Getting ready for UK shale gas

The purpose of this report is to detail the supply chain and skills needed to develop shale gas reserves in […]

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Lancaster University, Business Support Update

Lancaster University, Business Support Update

Click here for a round-up of news and events from the Lancaster University Management School.

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New business helpline launched – 02/04/14

New business helpline launched – 02/04/14

A new dedicated number for business enquiries at Blackburn with Darwen Council has been set up. The helpline is aimed […]

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Town Centre Movement Strategy

Town Centre Movement Strategy

We want your views on the town centre   Blackburn with Darwen Council is reviewing its town centre movement strategy […]

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Newsletters

Newsletters

Here are our latest newsletters. Please click the links below.  2019 July June

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Hive News

Hive News

Welcome to the Hive news section – check here for all the latest updates about Hive and our events.

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