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Philip Ghayour

Philip Ghayour
The Samuel James Group’s Publications Editor & PR and Marketing Manager. Philip has a degree in Journalism from the University of Salford and has completed an MSc Marketing from Lancaster University, Philip has also worked at BBC Radio Lancashire, Clitheroe Football Club and Accrington Stanley Football Club.

#LancashireDay trends across the globe

A rally cry was put out and Lancashire answered. Marketing Lancashire’s annual campaign to get Lancashire Day trending on social media broke records with a potential reach of more than 173 million creates 750 jobs just in time for Christmas

Express Gifts, owner of online shopping brand,, has appointed more than 750 seasonal workers to support what is expected to be a record-breaking Christmas season.

R&J chooses 21Digital to extend national reach

Blackburn digital marketing agency 21Digital has won a contract to provide a new ecommerce website, digital advertising and search engine optimisation services for R&J Builders Hardware.

Top class sound and lighting equipment at Rossall School

Lancashire-based rigging and lighting specialist KRS has been working closely with Rossall School to purchase and implement a high performance lighting and sound system for their new performing arts studio.

Sir Terry Morgan: HS2 will “boost productivity” in the North West

Sir Terry Morgan, Chair, HS2 Ltd: "The North West is home to over 7 million people and around 3.5 million jobs. It has a large and...

Award-winning Slater Gordon Solutions Motor moves home in boost for Blackpool

Award-winning business Slater Gordon Solutions Motor is relocating to new offices as part of an investment drive to cater for growing demand for its services.

Pets Choice invests in food packaging machine for new 65,000 sq...

Lancashire Pet food business, Pets Choice, has made a substantial investment in an automated dog food packaging machine for its new 65,000 sq ft manufacturing facility.

Buy it in Lancashire and Bring Back a Billion campaign launched

The campaign was officially launched at the Lancashire Business Day dinner organised by the independent magazine and held at Ewood Park in Blackburn on #LancashireDay, 27 November 2018.

Awards joy for Lancaster firm’s head of finance

The head of finance at Lancaster-based accountancy business ICS Accounting received a prestigious accolade

Chorley Group wins UK Best Place to Work award

A Lancashire motor group has been named by its employees as the best to work for in the UK, for the second year running.

MCK Contract Services builds on strong foundations

Burnley-based MCK Contract Services Ltd. is celebrating, following a bumper second year of trading for the firm. Turnover for the construction specialist has increased 20% and the firm’s portfolio of clients has grown threefold.

Last call for Lancashire’s businesses to access funding for workforce growth

Businesses across Lancashire struggling to recruit the right candidates, or who are looking to grow their workforce, are being reminded to take advantage of a fully-funded support programme before it comes to an end in March 2019. 

Expansion for North West jewellery business

Lancashire business, Peter Jackson the Jeweller, who celebrates 30 years in business this year, has moved to a new location within Blackburn’s The Mall shopping centre.

New T-Level qualification to be showcased at Chorley event

What are T-Levels? This will be the focus of an upcoming networking evening arranged by Chorley Council and held at Runshaw College Chorley campus on Euxton Lane on 12 December.

Ranvir Singh accepts new role as Lancashire Ambassador

Preston-born television presenter and journalist Ranvir Singh, today was officially welcomed as the county’s newest Lancashire Ambassador by Rachel McQueen, Chief Executive of Marketing Lancashire and Tony Attard OBE, Chair of the Board of Directors of Marketing Lancashire.