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Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 3:46PM

in-Cumbria brings you the latest recruitment news from across the county.

Independent estate and residential letting agents, H&H King, has appointmented Piers Morton as a branch manager to oversee a team of four as well as managing operations and supporting the company’s growth.

Mr Morton joined H&H King as a senior valuer six years ago from Tiffin & Co and has plans to develop the business further.

About his appointment, he said: “I am delighted to have been invited to head up the H&H King branch here in Carlisle.

“As a progressive company with a highly visible high street presence we have seen continued expansion in recent years.

“My aim now is to focus strongly on developing the team and growing both residential sales and lettings both sides of the Border.”

Craig Ivison, Charlotte Crozier and Caroline Ledward have joined the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership.

Mr Ivison will become the LEP’s new head of employment and skill, while Caroline Ledward will fulfil the role as the 16-19 NEET manager working with employers to address skills issues in the county.

Charlotte Crozier will become sector skills manager and work with employers to help analyse future skills needs to ensure more local people can gain the right qualifications to remain in Cumbria

George Beveridge, chairman of the board at Cumbria LEP, said: “The LEP is playing an increasingly active role in the provision of skills development and training opportunities.

“We need to respond to economic demand for higher level skills in key industries and the addition of Charlotte, Caroline and Craig will accelerate that process.

“We warmly welcome them aboard.”

Kirkby Stephen based JN & E Capstick Insurance Consultants are pleased to welcome Sandra Burton to their business.

Previously the insurance manager and director at the insurance arm of Wigton firm Hopes Auction Mart, Ms Burton has has been in the insurance industry over 30 years in both broking and underwriting roles.

David Capstick, partner at J N & E Capstick, said: “We are really looking forward to using Sandra’s knowledge and experience and am sure she will be a valuable asset to the continuing growth of our family business.”

Gaiacene, has employed two Cumbrian associates to help offer specialist consultancy services to the nuclear sector and other businesses in the county.

Graeme McKenzie-Netherwood, based in Ulverston will operate as a sustainability associate.

Mr McKenzie-Netherwood, said: “I’m Cumbrian born and bred and sustainability has always been a big part of my life.

“I welcome the opportunity to work with Gaiacene and look forward to helping the company grow and to continue to deliver innovative solutions tailored to the needs of our clients and the communities they operate in.”

Nicola Lynch, based in Cockermouth joined the firm as a social impact associate.

Ms Lynch, added: “I’ve lived and worked in Cumbria for many years and have delivered a lot of successful projects that have provided social impact.

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