AN ENERGY firm is investing £1million to triple its workspace and double its workspace as it launched ambitious expansion plans.

Businesswise Solutions is moving to a new 10,000 sq ft headquarters in May on Lomeshaye Business Park in Nelson, which will include an energy trading floor, auditorium and gym.

And with the energy specialist looking increase its turnover to £5million by 2020, the firm is hoping to increase its staffing levels from 32 to 60.

The firm specialises in energy solutions for businesses, acting as a broker and advising on securing the best tariff but also helping with energy efficiencies and well

And its innovation centre, which will be part of its new facility will demonstrate the latest new technology driving the industry, such as battery power, demand side response and blockchain.

Their customers include Burnley Football Club, Pendle Leisure Trust and Heritage Envelopes.

Frazer Durris, Managing Director of Businesswise Solutions, said: “We have long been considering a move to bigger premises; an open plan, contemporary space which would bring the whole team together and facilitate our ambitious growth plans.

"We needed the right premises and these are perfect for our plans.

“We’ve been working closely with architects and tradespeople to transform it into a modern, welcoming and inspiring space for people to work and visit.

“And it’s more than just an office; it’s a hub of education and advice for businesses looking to improve the way they buy and manage their energy.

“It’s a really exciting time to join the business as we continue to strengthen our teams to support significant UK and European expansion."

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