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Sunday, 24 May 2015

Business news from around the county

£6m payout for Norbrook Laboratories

Carlisle-based Norbrook Laboratories received £6.12m in insurance pay-outs following the death of its CEO, Lord Ballyedmond.

Last updated 23 May 2015
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'Immensely talented' Cumbrian chef wows judges

Arthur Quin An 'immensely talented' South Cumbrian chef has been crowned the 2015 North West Young Chef of the Year.

Last updated 22 May 2015
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Garage beauty salon’s 10 years

garagesalon 2205 A Workington beauty salon that was set up in a garage is celebrating its 10th birthday.

Last updated 22 May 2015
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Keswick's former pencil factory to be sold

The former Cumberland Pencil Factory in Keswick is set to become home to the town’s annual Christian convention.

Last updated 22 May 2015
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Traders in TV advert push to promote town

towntradersTV2205 A group of Cockermouth traders have joined forces to promote the town on television and hope it will inspire others to do the same. (2 comments)

Last updated 22 May 2015
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Massive rise in demand for engineers and other skilled workers

amc 50072228T002.jpg Demand for skilled workers is rising rapidly with a massive increase in vacancies in engineering, IT and finance.

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Landmark Grand Theatre building for sale

Cockermouth's former Grand Theatre is for sale, with an asking price of £465,000.

Last updated 22 May 2015
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The importance of backing up your data

david allen Having the correct backup systems in place for your IT is essential to ensure the smooth running of your business according to our IT experts David Allen IT.

Last updated 22 May 2015
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Final countdown’s under way for Sellafield squad

S67869BB.jpgds AN MP has praised the efforts of a group of apprentices who have reached the final of a national competition.

Last updated 22 May 2015
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Young Cumbrian finance director named best in Britain

John Story photo The finance director of Story Contracting has been named as Britain’s ‘young finance professional of the year’.

Last updated 22 May 2015
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Armstrong Watson named best in country

Armstrong Watson Cumbria is now home to the country’s best regional tax practice.

Last updated 22 May 2015
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Carrs Billington buys Scottish firm

Carlisle-based Carrs Billington has acquired Scottish agricultural supplier Reid & Robertson.

Last updated 22 May 2015
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Call for co-operation at latest Carlisle Ambassadors meeting

Carlisle Ambassadors Carlisle MP John Stevenson has urged Carlisle City Council to cooperate with him for the good of the city as he addressed the business community for the first time since retaining his parliamentary seat.

Last updated 21 May 2015
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Story firms forge fundraising links with Cumbrian hospices

Hospices photo Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw, Cumbria’s children’s hospice, stand to benefit from a partnership with Story Homes and its sister business Story Contracting.

Last updated 21 May 2015
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Is £10,600 the most tax efficient salary for directors?

Chris Carr Our finance experts Armstrong Watson discuss what is the most tax efficient salary for directors.

Last updated 21 May 2015
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St Mary's Hospice named charity of the month

Nurses at St Mary In-Cumbria’s charity of the month specialise in ensuring that people receive the best of care for free.

Last updated 21 May 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 21 May 2015
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No trains in Cumbria for two days

The full impact in Cumbria of next week's rail strike has been revealed with no trains for TWO DAYS -causing severe disruption over bank holiday Monday and into the start of half term.

Last updated 21 May 2015
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Cumbrian motorway services operator completes expansion

Motorway services operator Westmorland Ltd has completed a £40m expansion into Gloucestershire.

Last updated 20 May 2015
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Cumbrian businesses react to negative inflation

Stuart Marshall Inflation turned negative in April for the first time on record, falling to -0.1 per cent, official figures show.

Last updated 20 May 2015
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Votes plea from West Cumbrian businesswoman

sallyphillipsck A Maryport businesswoman is urging people to help her win a marketing campaign by Richard Branson’s Virgin brand.

Last updated 19 May 2015
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