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Commissioner and force backing SME suppliers during Covid-19 crisis

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner and Lancashire Constabulary are working hard to ensure smaller and medium sized businesses are paid within seven days of invoicing to support them as much as possible with the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. This aims to help SMEs with cash flow at a time when business in many sectors has slowed due to […]

22 April, 2020

Business joins Commissioner in ‘Backing Lancashire’ pledge

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has reaffirmed his commitment to ‘Backing Lancashire’ and investing into the county, as he met with a local business which is delivering specialist training with the force. Sancus Solutions deliver a range of training for Lancashire Constabulary and other forces across the country, including specialist training around road policing investigation. Employing five people locally and […]

13 February, 2020

Accounting apprentice talks about role as Commissioner marks National Apprenticeship Week

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw met with a finance apprentice working within Lancashire Police, hearing how she is enjoying playing an important role whilst learning new skills, to mark National Apprenticeship Week 2020. He met with Rohey Sidibeh, who is completing her AAT finance apprenticeship, studying at Runshaw College whilst gaining vital experience in the finance team based […]

7 February, 2020

Commissioner launches campaign ‘Backing Lancashire’ at event celebrating local investment

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw has launched a campaign encouraging organisations to invest in the county and wider north west region, at an event celebrating a state-of-the-art facility which saw millions of pounds put back into the county creating jobs and apprenticeships for local people. m The ‘Backing Lancashire’ campaign builds on the Commissioner’s pledge, alongside Lancashire Constabulary, […]

3 July, 2019

Commissioner hears about Constabulary apprentice’s experiences at end of National Apprenticeship Week

Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw heard first-hand how working as an apprentice within Lancashire Constabulary is helping him develop his skills and career opportunities. The Commissioner met with Jack, who is currently completing his level 3 business administration apprenticeship whilst working in the Vehicle Maintenance department, based at police headquarters in Hutton. They talked about Jack’s day to […]

8 March, 2019

Pay rise for 160 Constabulary employees on the Living Wage

Over 160 members of staff across Lancashire Constabulary will benefit from an increase in the real Living Wage as part of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s commitment to recognise the key role that everyone across the force plays in keeping Lancashire safe. The Living Wage Foundation announced the real Living wage rate as £9 per hour, an increase of 25p, […]

8 November, 2018

Commissioner’s Social Value Policy sees police invest more in local economy

The amount of money spent by Lancashire Constabulary in the county has increased by over 10% in the last year to almost £36m, since the Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner’s Social Value Policy was brought in 12 months ago, benefitting the local economy. Almost 57% of all money spent through the procurement process was spent in Lancashire, an increase of […]

7 September, 2018
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