GB Shared is a digital hub connecting businesses, microbusinesses, and the entire community. It began when Lisa started asking the right questions: How can we tap into local resources? Where can we find graduates? Why aren’t we working collaboratively? These questions sparked a movement towards inclusive innovation.
Lancashare, the flagship platform, provides a central point for the county of Lancashire, offering access to tenders, news, jobs, information about events and networking opportunities. Within a year, they became multi-award winners, transforming the business landscape and the platform spread to four counties and the northeast.
Inclusivity lies at the heart of GB Shared’s mission. They believe that everyone should have equal access to resources, regardless of their background. As a member, businesses gain valuable insights to inform their strategies and track their progress. The platform acts as a tender portal, saving thousands in costs. But GB Shared’s impact extends beyond financial benefits, as Lisa explains: