Need Help With Recruitment?

>

Positive Steps into Work is a Council service designed to get unemployed people back into work and help local businesses to recruit people... More >

It’s Strictly Business

>

Smuggling Darcey Bussell. Managing McBusted and coping with a crowd of Craig Revel Horwood fans. More >

Blackpool Business Success

Great News for Rope Access Inspection - North West Ltd.

The success continues for RAI - NW

More >
Great News for Rope Access Inspection - North West Ltd.
close
Rope Access Inspection North West Ltd were initially given a helping hand to get started in business by Blackpool Council's Get Started team and are now scaling the heights even further (up Blackpool Tower)

Friends share experience and knowledge to Get Started in business

Two friends with 15 years of combined experience in social care have joined forces to start their own business

More >
Friends share experience and knowledge to Get Started in business
close
Catherine Whitelow and Rachel Brown run Create Care Training Ltd – a new company which aims to ensure employers and employees working in social care have the skills and qualifications to deliver high quality care and support.

Blackpool invention takes on the world’s fuel criminals

Taking on the world’s fuel criminals

More >
Blackpool invention takes on the world’s fuel criminals
close
14 years ago, two Blackpool hauliers invented a fuel safety and security device that solved the problem of fuel theft. It was the beginning of an adventure that has taken TISS Security Systems into 45 territories worldwide.And as Blackpool Unlimited discovered, there’s plenty more left in the tank.

Apprentice boost for resort firm

TV show helps to grow SEO company

More >
Apprentice boost for resort firm
close
When Lord Sugar told Mark Wright “you’re hired” in the latest final of The Apprentice, one Blackpool business discovered you don’t have to be on the show to benefit from it.

A Sweet Passion for Pictures

An amateur photographer turns his passion for pictures into a thriving business

More >
A Sweet Passion for Pictures
close
An amateur photographer has turned his passion for pictures into a business with a little help from Blackpool Council’s Get Started team. Sam Wallis, 27, worked in retail for nearly 10 years, 4 as manager in a musical instrument store, and also as a cycle mechanic. In his spare time he developed a love of photography.

‘A list’ costume designer Gets Started in Blackpool

Morgan's unique style goes to Hollywood

More >
‘A list’ costume designer Gets Started in Blackpool
close
An 'A List' costume designer brings glamour to Blackpool with her newly launched bespoke bridal wear studio, providing that unique dress for a bride’s special day.

Sweet success for Love Cheesecakes

James tastes sweet success

More >
Sweet success for Love Cheesecakes
close
Passion and life changes drove founder James Asquith to launch his product business. Here he talks to www.startups.co.uk about launching in Selfridges, growth expansion and cheesecake diameters...

It’s Strictly Business

Exclusive interview with Blackpool Tower boss Kate Shane

More >
It’s Strictly Business
close
Smuggling Darcey Bussell. Managing McBusted and coping with a crowd of Craig Revel Horwood fans. Leading Blackpool Tower when Strictly comes to town may be like no other job on earth, but the rules of business success remain the same, explains Tower boss Kate Shane.

A Colossal Success!

Blackpool training provider to go global and create jobs after free support

More >
A Colossal Success!
close
A new business in Blackpool that provides training to the maritime industry is set to create 5 jobs after receiving free start up support from Boost Business Lancashire.

The future’s bright – the future’s tangerine!

A journalist has swapped shorthand for social media with the help of Blackpool Council’s Get Started team.

More >
The future’s bright – the future’s tangerine!
close
A journalist has swapped shorthand for social media with the help of Blackpool Council’s Get Started team. Scott Holliday, who worked for the Daily Star, the Daily Express and, locally, The Gazette, is now looking to help Fylde Coast businesses as a social media consultant, helping to reach out to consumers using the power of the internet.