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Monday, 01 September 2014

Business news from around the county

Roy chases his dream of a life on the ocean wave

50067137B000 AFTER 15 years in the catering industry, a cafe owner is set to sell his business in a bid to follow his dream of working offshore.

Last updated 1 September 2014
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Business of the Week: Responsive Ltd

Lee Responsive NDT Our Business of the Week is Responsive Ltd, a Lillyhall based firm at the cutting-edge of nuclear testing.

Last updated 1 September 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Stobart Group upbeat over trading - report

Andrew Tinkler photo Stobart Group has issued an upbeat trading statement ahead of its half-year results, due on October 23.

Last updated 1 September 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Jobless total to fall as firms hire more, claims agency

The recruitment agency NRL is predicting further falls in unemployment as businesses take on more staff.

Last updated 1 September 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Survey results could mean Cumbrian coal revival

Lochinvar mining map Cumbria and the Borders could soon witness a revival of the coking coal industry, with the release of the latest exploration results from New Age Exploration’s Lochinvar sight.

Last updated 1 September 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

'Make more from green incentives' businesses told

The owner of an award-winning camping site has said more businesses should be making the most out of Government green incentives.

Last updated 1 September 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

In-Cumbria on tour: We visit Cumbria's best tourism businesses

Helen Perkins on tour In-Cumbria has hit the road on a mission to check in with Cumbria’s finest tourism businesses.

Last updated 1 September 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Companies lining up bids to run Carlisle TV station

Broadcast map AT LEAST three companies are considering mounting a bid to run a new local television station dedicated to Carlisle.

Last updated 1 September 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Stobart Group upbeat about latest results

STOBART Group has issued an upbeat trading statement ahead of its half-year results, promising strong returns for investors over the medium term.

Last updated 1 September 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Finalists are named for best of business awards

50040874B003 fr.jpg THE finalists for this year’s CN Group Business Awards have been chosen, and the judges say the standard is as high as ever.

Last updated 29 August 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Council invites businesses to supplier briefings

South Lakeland firms bidding for contracts with the District Council will soon have the chance to learn how best to tailor their bids.

Last updated 29 August 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Story Contracting secures £8m contract to build Cumbrian plant

Money photo Story Contracting has won its biggest ever contract, an £8 million project to build an opacification plant for Innovia in Wigton.

Last updated 29 August 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Dancewear shop set to open in Workington

dancewear 2908 Two West Cumbrian mums hope to get toes tapping when they open a dancewear shop in Workington next week.

Last updated 29 August 2014
Published by http://www.timesandstar.co.uk

Shortlist of CN business awards finalists revealed

Kevin Roberts photo The finalists for the CN Group Business Awards have been chosen, and the judges say the standard is as high as ever.

Last updated 29 August 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumbrian businesses join forces to promote shopping local

Six west Cumbrian businesses have joined forces to show that shopping local can produce results.

Last updated 29 August 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Shortlist announced for CN Group business awards

THE finalists for the CN Group Business Awards have been chosen, and the judges say the standard is as high as ever.

Last updated 29 August 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

New initiative helps Cumbrian home-based businesses

It will now be cheaper for Cumbrian entrepreneurs to run businesses from their own homes thanks to a new government initiative.

Last updated 28 August 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Barrow shipping firm reveals 13 per cent profit increase

50067269B000.jpgnp THE boss of a Barrow shipping firm has said staff can be confident the company has “good prospects” as he revealed a 13 per cent jump in profits.

Last updated 28 August 2014
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Praise for Cumbrian engineering firm's 'fantastic' new base

Steve Magill photo A west Cumbrian business has celebrated the opening of its new £3.5 million base.

Last updated 28 August 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Westmorland: Securing success by daring to be different

Westmorland.jpg WESTMORLAND, the company behind Tebay Services and Rheged, has just opened a new service area in Gloucestershire. JULIAN WHITTLE asks its chief executive, Sarah Dunning, what the future holds

Last updated 28 August 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

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