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Burnley FC striker Lukas Jutkiewicz promoting the Reading Stars project.

‘Thanks for backing our bid’ says Burnley company

A Burnley-based insurance broker and financial advice company is thanking everyone who backed its bid to net funding for a football-themed school literacy scheme. Financial Affairs, in Standish Street, teamed…

Burnley FC striker Lukas Jutkiewicz promoting the Reading Stars project.

Parent power is key to netting reading scheme

A Burnley-based company is calling on parent power to help it net funding for a reading scheme to improve literacy. Financial Affairs, the family-run company based on Standish Street since…

History repeating for financial father and son

History is repeating for a Burnley father and son whose lives are following similar paths – in reverse. Laurence O’Connor, 31, took over the role of managing director of family…

Broker bids farewell to family finance firm

A Burnley broker is bidding a fond farewell to a family firm where he has spent more than a decade of his successful career in finance. John Westmoreland, 60, is…

Big-thinking Burnley firm’s £70k expansion plans

A forward-thinking Burnley family company has announced plans to invest £70,000 in expanding the business. Financial Affairs, set up in 1972 by Michael O’Connor, is an insurance and financial services…

Finance whizz gets on his bike for a good cause

A financial adviser is swapping pensions for pedals when he gets on his bike to tackle a bumpy charity challenge for a good cause. Alan Walsh, 30, who works as…

Risky business for students’ careers game

Students at Nelson and Colne College had a risky introduction into the world of business when insurance experts popped into a lesson as part of a careers week. Level 3…