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Sunday, 19 April 2015

Business news from around the county

Phishing – don’t take the bait!

Gary Martin Phishing attacks are a growingly common problem for all IT users according to our IT experts David Allen IT.

Last updated 17 April 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Workington factory ends production

A Workington factory ended production this week after 47 years in the town.

Last updated 17 April 2015
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk

BBC turns spotlight on Cumbria

Steph McGovern at Wax Lyrical THE BBC turned its spotlight on Cumbria on Thursday as business presenter Steph McGovern broadcast live from Wax Lyrical’s Lindal factory.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Is this Cumbria’s most unusual sponsorship opportunity?

deLorean A Cumbrian chief executive is giving businesses the opportunity to sponsor an upcoming film festival in a unique fashion.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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One in three Cumbrian pubs struggling to survive

One in three pubs in Cumbria are struggling for survival, according to the insolvency trade body R3.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Top stores stocking Lakes Distillery whisky

Lakes Distillery photo The new Lakes Distillery is selling its products through Majestic Wines and upmarket stores Harvey Nichols and Fortnum & Mason.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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£5m plan to redevelop car park site in Carlisle set to create 50 jobs

Rosehill car park photo An industrial and retail development at Rosehill, Carlisle, is set to go ahead potentially creating 50 jobs.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Movers and Shakers in Cumbrian business

In-Cumbria brings you the latest movers and shakers in the world of Cumbrian business.

Last updated 16 April 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

What the Lib Dems would do for business

Nick Clegg The Liberal Democrat party released its 2015 election manifesto this week, but what will it do for businesses?

Last updated 16 April 2015
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What UKIP would do for business

The UK Independence party released its 2015 election manifesto this week, but what will it do for businesses?

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Strike ballot at Tata Steel over pension move

Tata Steel photo A ballot for strike action at Tata Steel will be held next month over proposals to close the firm’s final salary pension scheme to further accrual.

Last updated 15 April 2015
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Not in UK’s interest to stay in unreformed EU, says ex-CBI boss

Lord Digby Jones photo It is right that the UK has a referendum on EU membership – but it should be held as soon as possible so uncertainty does not blight business.

Last updated 15 April 2015
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Lord Digby Jones visits Carlisle

It is right that the UK has a referendum on EU membership – but it should be held as soon as possible so uncertainty does not blight business.

Last updated 15 April 2015
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What the Conservatives would do for business

David Cameron The Conservative Party released its 2015 election manifesto this week, but what will it do for businesses?

Last updated 15 April 2015
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What the Green Party would do for businesses

The Green Party revealed its 2015 election manifesto yesterday, and made several pledged that it says will boost businesses.

Last updated 15 April 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Potentially lucrative project needs your backing

Richard Wise Carlisle businesses have just one week to help support a project that could bring millions to the area according to organisers.

Last updated 15 April 2015
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When incentivising your employees, consider EMI options.

Andew Hill According to our legal experts Baines Wilson, employees are a key component of any business. Having a motivated and loyal workforce can help to increase the productivity and profitability of the business. It can also help to retain key employees.

Last updated 14 April 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Bus firm Stagecoach increasing fares across Cumbria

Stagecoach bus photo Bus operator Stagecoach is raising fares in Cumbria by an average of 2.5 per cent from Monday. (41 comments)

Last updated 14 April 2015
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Cumbrian tourism industry defiant in face of Airbnb boom

Tourism leaders say Airbnb doesn’t pose a threat to Cumbria’s tourism industry despite the firm’s upcoming efforts to boost its presence in the county.

Last updated 14 April 2015
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Prestigious cycle event will boost businesses

A CYCLING shop which is witnessing first-hand the sport’s surge in popularity is predicting another memorable occasion when the Pearl Izumi Tour Series rolls into Barrow.

Last updated 14 April 2015
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