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Thursday, 24 April 2014

Business news from around the county

Amec trading results

ENGINEERING firm Amec says that trading in the first quarter of 2014 is in line with expectations.

Last updated 24 April 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Still time for firms to get involved in Workington leisure centre build

It is not too late for west Cumbrian businesses to get involved with the project to build Workington’s new leisure centre.

Last updated 24 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Repair firm helps out at Cumbrian food bank

Repair and maintenance company Willmott Dixon have pledged further support for a community run food bank project in West Cumbria.

Last updated 24 April 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Repair firm helps out at Cumbrian food bank

Repair and maintenance company Willmott Dixon have pledged further support for a community run food bank project in West Cumbria.

Last updated 24 April 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Blow for Stobart as airlines scrap routes

Stobart Group’s aviation division has suffered another blow, just a month after a High Court judge quashed its plans for Carlisle Airport.

Last updated 24 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Westmorland Ltd boss in running for top award

Sarah Dunning photo The chief executive of Westmorland Ltd is in the running to be crowned the North of England Entrepreneur of the Year 2014.

Last updated 24 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Agri Expo date announced

The eighth annual Borderway Agri Expo will take place on October 31, organisers have announced.

Last updated 24 April 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Accountants move into mortgage business

Independent financial advisers David Allen Wealth Management is branching out into mortgage advice.

Last updated 24 April 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

End of life of Microsoft Windows XP

Is it the end of the world? Well no, not really, but the end has finally come to one of Microsoft’s most popular and successful computer operating systems Windows XP.

Last updated 24 April 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Social enterprise and PR company win Business Boost contest

A social enterprise and a public relations company are the winners of our Business Boost competition.

Last updated 24 April 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

HSBC's extra cash for north west's small businesses

HSBC has earmarked an extra £500m for small business lending in the North West, including Cumbria.

Last updated 24 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Hub ‘a fantastic example’ of how to aid small firms

A NEW hub to help Cumbria businesses flourish was opened yesterday by BBC Two star Lord Digby Jones.

Last updated 23 April 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Global giant Jacobs to move into Westlakes offices

Jacobs Pillar House photo Jacobs has been named as the future tenant of a £2.9m office development being built on Westlakes Science and Technology Park near Whitehaven.

Last updated 23 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Digby Jones backs Premier Inn protesters

Lord Digby Jones Business guru Lord Digby Jones has weighed into the row over plans for a Premier Inn at Ambleside - in favour of the local residents who say the budget hotel chain has no place in the town.

Last updated 23 April 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Center Parcs rapped for ‘irresponsible’ TV advert

The operator of a Cumbrian resort has been rapped for encouraging parents to take their children on holiday during term time.

Last updated 23 April 2014
Published by http://www.newsandstar.co.uk

Lord Digby Jones launches Uni rural growth hub

Amb Hub launch A HUB to help Cumbrian businesses flourish has been opened by television personality and business guru Lord Digby Jones.

Last updated 23 April 2014
Published by http://www.in-cumbria.com

Virtual tours allow armchair viewings

Richard Gill pictured shooting the virtual photo in the Hawkshead Relish shop VISITORS can tour landmarks and businesses in South Cumbria from the comfort of their own homes thanks to a pioneering photographer.

Last updated 23 April 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Advice centre adapting its opening times for drop-ins

S35381B AN increase in youth-focused activities and adult group sessions means an advice services centre is adapting the hours it is open for drop-ins.

Last updated 22 April 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Students to fulfil higher education ambitions

S35436B TWO information technology students are to fulfil their higher education ambitions – one at home and one out of town.

Last updated 22 April 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

Firm’s making a big name for itself with engravings

50062126B006.jpg_004 INTERNATIONAL demand for beautiful marble and slate products made in the Lake District is on the rise, with one business reaching customers as far away as Thailand and Australia in the last month.

Last updated 22 April 2014
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

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