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On this page you will find a list of helpful business contacts. Click on the type of organisation you require for full details. For Blackburn with Darwen contacts, please go to our About Us page.

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Business Link

Business Link Lancashire
Leyland House
Lancashire Enterprise Business Park
Centurion Way
Leyland
Lancashire
PR26 6TY

Telephone: 0845 600 9006
Website: www.businesslinklancashire.co.uk
Email: info@bllancs.co.uk 

Aims/Objectives: Information advice and casework regarding applications for business related grants from the Council, availability of industrial/commercial premises and development sites, EU legislation and opportunities for overseas trade and assistance in setting up new businesses. Referrals and action if possible on a variety of business related enquiries including employment, training, taxes and duties.

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Local Business Advice

Bank Top Access Point
Arthur Way
Blackburn
BB2 1QP
Telephone (01254) 581175

Aims/Objectives: Advice and guidance on various matters including business start up.

Blackburn & District Chamber of Trade
4A Strawberry Bank
Blackburn
Telephone (01254) 55493
Website: www.blackburnchamber.co.uk

Blackburn with Darwen Enterprise Trust

A free and confidential advice service for new start-up and existing businesses.
Website: www.enterprisetrust.co.uk

Bootstrap Enterprises
35 Railway Road
Blackburn
Telephone (01254) 680367
Website: www.bootstrap.org.uk

Aims/Objectives: Support for people setting up business and for community and voluntary groups requiring training.

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council - Business Support Team

See our website for information on how we can help your business to realise its potential in Blackburn and Darwen.

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Enforcement Services

Crimestoppers - 0800 555111
Free and confidential telephone number that can be used to report any crime. Crimestoppers do offer rewards for information that leads to conviction.

HM Revenues & Customs Confidential Hotline - 0800 595000
Free and confidential phone number where you can report smuggling and illegal supply of alcohol, tobacco, drugs.

Department for Work and Pensions -  National Benefit Fraud Hotline: 0800 854440
Phone this free and confidential number to report someone you suspect of committing benefit fraud.

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Government Departments

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)
Consumer Affairs Division
1 Victoria Street
London
SN1H 0ET
Telephone: (0171) 215 5000
Fax: (0171) 215 0357
Website: www.dti.gov.uk

Office of Fair Trading (OFT)
Fleetbank House
2-6 Salisbury Square
London EC4Y 8JX
Telephone: (020) 7211 8000
Fax: (020) 7211 8800
Web Site: http://www.oft.gov.uk

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Neighbouring Trading Standards Departments

Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Department
58-60 Guildhall Street
Preston
Lancashire
PR1 3NU
Consumer Advice Telephone: 0845 600 1352
Other Enquiries Telephone: 01772 263569
Fax: 01772 263638
Email: tsd@ts.lancscc.gov.uk 

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council
Animal Health and Trading Standards Group
Environmental Services
Weston House
Weston Street
Bolton
BL3 2AR
Telephone: 01204 336500
Fax: 01204 336599
Email: bolton@bolton.gov.uk 
www: www.bolton.gov.uk

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Other Organisations

Local Authorities Coordinators of Regulatory Services
LACORS
Local Government House
Smith Square
London
SW1P 3HZ
Telephone: (020) 7665 3888
Fax: (020) 7665 3887
Web Site: http://www.lacors.gov.uk/lacors/home.aspx

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Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Environment, Housing & Neighbourhood Dept, Public Protection Service, Davyfield Road Depot, Roman Road Industrial Estate, Blackburn, BB1 2LX
Telephone:  (Consumer Advice)  08454 040506   (Trader Advice)  (01254)
267677    Fax: (01254) 267672
e-mail: tradingstandards@blackburn.gov.uk

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