The Lancashire town of Burnley with an estimated population of over 72,000 is just 21 miles north of Manchester. The town is known for its aerospace and manufacturing industries and is surrounded by the countryside. It has strong economic links with both Leeds and Manchester, the two closest major cities, and has been recognised as the “most enterprising area in the UK” in 2013. Along with the booming manufacturing and aerospace industries, which are the economic backbone of the town, tourism is also a major feature in the town’s economy. Drawn to the town’s unique history with its roots in the industrial revolutions and major role in the two world wars tourist flock, which means there are plenty opportunities to work in the tourism industry in a variety of roles. There is also a growing number of retail opportunities with the thriving high-street and automotive dealerships in the area, new talent is always being scouted.