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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Business news from around the county

Students given taste of working life at BAE Systems Barrow shipyard

S45179BB MORE than 100 students have been given a taste of working life thanks to a Barrow shipyard placement scheme.

Last updated 20 August 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Carlisle business breakfast welcomes experts for next event

Changes to work culture and plugging skills gaps will be on the agenda at the latest Carlisle Business Breakfast Club.

Last updated 20 August 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Housebuilder's profits boom as sales rocket

Clover Fields photo Half-year profits at house-builder Persimmon have soared by 57 per cent, ahead of analysts’ expectations.

Last updated 20 August 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Cumbrian food producers get 32 Great Taste Awards

Cumbrian food producers have excelled at this year’s Great Taste Awards..

Last updated 20 August 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Business group urges fast tracking of Carlisle Airport plans

The Federation of Small Business have called for the fast tracking of Carlisle Airport development plans this week.

Last updated 20 August 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Surveyor joins North Associates

neilmcmw CHARTERED surveyor Neil Macgregor has joined North Associates, the Wigton-based land and property specialist.

Last updated 20 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Stuart fills new Story Homes role

S14452 ACCOUNTANT Stuart Marshall was destined to end up at a building firm – his middle name is ‘Macadam’.

Last updated 20 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Businesses meet today to get broadband update

A BROADBAND summit next week aims to help Cumbrian businesses overcome problems with broadband connectivity.

Last updated 20 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Huge drop in number of employment tribunals

There has been a huge drop off in the number of cases taken to employment tribunals in the North West, government figures reveal.

Last updated 20 August 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Look ahead - The Inspira column

EM Look ahead Inspira column header SIX weeks into this summer’s National Citizen Service, SARAH WILLIAMS, area manager for Inspira, gives an overview of one of the main outcomes of the programme

Last updated 19 August 2014
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Volunteering in African hospital inspires Barrow student

S45101BB A HEALTH student who is celebrating A-Level success says volunteering in an African hospital has been inspiring for her future career.

Last updated 19 August 2014
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Big store deal reflects on bright idea

S44970BB A SOUTH Lakeland outdoor brand has struck a deal to retail its latest innovation in major high street store John Lewis.

Last updated 19 August 2014
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Rex helps nuclear clean-up

P418094.jpg rjs A LEADING nuclear specialist from Sellafield has accepted a post on an international committee of experts which is helping to guide the clean-up mission at the Fukushima plant in Japan.

Last updated 19 August 2014
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Quality beasts at mart summer show gave judge a difficult task

S44899BB ULVERSTON Auction Mart held its summer show and sale of newly-calved dairy cows and heifers, being kindly sponsored by Lakeland AI Services and Semex UK, with representative Nigel being in attendance.

Last updated 19 August 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Training provider reaches major milestone in safety

A TRAINING provider has reached a significant health and safety milestone and has been shortlisted for a Cumbria award.

Last updated 19 August 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Firm marking anniversary

WINNING oil and gas from extremely deep sea oil and gas fields is a particular capability in Furness which is growing at an unprecedented rate.

Last updated 19 August 2014
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Restaurant team cooks up plans for more businesses

TWO entrepreneurs behind a new Italian-themed restaurant in the Lake District are already planning to open up two more locations following its successful launch.

Last updated 19 August 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Nurturing awareness of environment is Karen’s dream role in Lake District

S44964BB KAREN Mitchell is the newly-appointed director of Nurture Lakeland, a charity which supports businesses and tourists to donate to conservation projects in Cumbria.

Last updated 19 August 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Business survey reveals fears over on-street parking fees

More than 70 per cent of Cumbrian business owners believe new on-street parking fees will have a major impact for the worse on the them or their business.

Last updated 19 August 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

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