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28th February – An economic boost

21st February – To win you have to put the work in

14th February – Creative businesses urged to seize growth opportunities

7th February – Preston’s College proud to support ‘Best Employer’ award

31st January – New category introduced to find best family business

24th January – It’s the one they all want to win – The BIBAs 2017 is back!



6th September – Lancashire businesses benefit from the county’s leading business awards

30th August – Entertainment Line-up for Event Has Something For Everyone

23rd August – Lancashire firms urged to grab export opportunities

16th August – Medium-size businesses crucial to Lancashire economy

9th August – Firms must invest in skills to ensure future success

2nd August – Lancashire can offer a unique leisure experience

26th July – Lancashire must use its voice to influence regional economy

19th July – BIBAs Foundation will boost young people of Lancashire

5th July – Judge urges finalists to “grab the opportunity”

28th June – New businesses can thrive in Lancashire

21st June – Innovation is key to manufacturing growth

14th June – Six figure sum spent with suppliers across Lancashire

7th June – Eight firms to compete for ‘best in the county’ accolade

31st May – Economy is top priority after EU decision is taken

24th May – Exceptionally high standard of applications for BIBAs 2016

17th May – First round judging gets underway for Award’s hopefuls

10th May – Strong CSR can help Lancashire businesses thrive

3rd May – First shortlists set to be announced

25th April – Rowley’s reappointed for BIBAs ceremony

18th April – Entries show strength in depth

12th April – Judges training takes place next week

4th April – Deadline day is this Friday

29th March – Show us what you can do

21st March – Chancellor must keep his word

14th March – Construction firms must build skilled workers

14th March – Judges prepared to pass verdict on applicants

8th March – Exporters urged to shout about success

29th February – Listen and learn from business brains

23rd February – Why should you be an award winner?

16th February – Sector can manufacture growth

8th February – Nurture the next generation

3rd February – BIBA judges urges entrants to hotfoot it to Bootcamp

26th January – The BIBAs are back for 2016 – launch day

19th January – Inspiring tomorrow’s entrepreneurs

12th January – The BIBAs introduce the ‘Corporate Citizenship’ Award




26th November – The BIBAs call for judges

4th November – BAE Systems to take leading role in BIBAs legacy 

8th September – Countdown to glory under way

1st September – ‘Diverse workforce has huge benefits’

25th August – Praise for The BIBAs Foundation

18th August – Medium sized firms are ‘crucial’

11th August – First groups get helping hand from BIBAs legacy

4th August – Virgin Trains on board with Lancashire’s premier business awards

28th July – Business leaders urged to ‘inspire the next generation’

21st July – Get a return from property boom

14th July – ‘Use BIBAs as a springboard’

7th July – ‘Entrepreneurs need greater support’

30th June – A BIBA win is ‘truly earned’

23rd June – ‘Expansion could bring £2billion boost to economy’

16th June – The BIBAs ceremony is ‘just what Blackpool needs’

9th June – The BIBAs judges go on tour

2nd June – Business of the Year hopefuls unveiled

26th May – Diversity to Grow

19th May – A Foundation for the Future

5th May – Chamber president’s advice to entrants

28th April – ‘Make start-ups a priority

21st April – Business leader hails awards entrants

14th April – Judging panel revealed

7th April – Just three days left to enter

31st March – A Foundation for the future

24th March – Let’s make it happen

17th March – Let’s get social

10th March – Creativity is key

3rd March – Investing in skills

24th February – Major projects

17th February – Flying the flag for exports

10th February – Greater investment to support small business

3rd February – The BIBAs – More than just a trophy

27th January – The BIBAs Foundation

20th January – The BIBAs are back


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