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Tuesday, 03 March 2015

Business news from around the county

Gearing up for a Barrow showcase of next generation of jobs

50074087B000.jpg SKILLSFEST 2015 takes place this weekend and will provide young people with the chance to take part in a range of activities and discover what skills businesses are looking for.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Software company’s digital marketplace role

t10a6e90.jpg A PIONEERING software company has announced two major developments that are set to reaffirm its role as an industry leader.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Small firms answer call to provide apprenticeships

50074016B000.jpg A TRAINING consultant has spoken out against accusations that small businesses do not do enough to provide apprenticeship opportunities for young people in south Cumbria. (1 comment)

Last updated 3 March 2015
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How do I get my work emails on my smart phone?

David Arnold Our IT experts David Allen IT know the best way to get work emails on your smart phone...

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Sixth formers all fired up for dream places at work

S60970BB AMBITIOUS teenagers from across Cumbria have enjoyed life-changing experiences by undertaking Dream Placements with 24 of the county’s top employers.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Best of British take centre stage at prestige sale of blue cattle

S60806BB ULVERSTON Auction Mart held their annual show and sale of British Blue store cattle.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Rural homes benefit from lower oil prices

S61015BB FOR the first time in five years the 14,000 rural homes in Cumbria that use oil for heating are spending less on their fuel bills than urban households connected to mains gas.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Languages have been put to good use in many roles

S60968BB ERJA Nikander is originally from Finland but has lived in the UK for 20 years. She works for the Brathay Trust as client service supervisor.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Huge fine for United Utilities after Cumbrian polution

The Duddon Estuary United Utilities has been fined £750,000 after allowing seven million litres of raw sewage to flow into the Duddon Estuary, off south Cumbria.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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£250,000 revamp of Carlisle car dealership

telfordsmddd Carlisle's Skoda dealership has re-opened after a £250,000 makeover.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Broker has high hopes for shares in Carlisle business

Broker Investec Securities has tipped shares in Carr’s Milling Industries to hit 196p.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Two Cumbrian businesses named 'superbrands'

Two businesses with strong Cumbrian connections have been named ‘superbrands’.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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£250,000 revamp of Carlisle car dealership

Carlisle's Skoda dealership has re-opened after a £250,000 makeover.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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New payment technology at Carlisle supermarket

Supermarket Morrisons has installed contactless payment technology at its Carlisle store in an attempt to shorten queues at the checkout.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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£3.4m acquisition and profits up 11 per cent

James Fisher and Sons has today revealed a multi-million pound acquisition and an increase in profits of 11 per cent.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Stobart Group 'pleased' with performance as latest biomass deal revealed

Stobart Group says it is performing ‘in line with management expectation’ as it today revealed its latest huge biomass deal.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Husband and wife team set to reveal secret to business success

Anthony Smith and Pamela Horobin A husband and wife team who started their own business will reveal the secrets to their success at a south Cumbrian event later this month.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Former Innovia CEO will speak at Carlisle Ambassadors event

David Beeby photo The former CEO of Wigton’s Innovia Group is set to speak at the next Carlisle Ambassadors meeting later this month.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Cumbrian firm's key role in flagship Sky drama

A supplier of specialist electrical equipment has bagged a key role in a new TV drama.

Last updated 3 March 2015
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Boost for Cumbrian tidal lagoon plans

West Cumbria is today being highlighted as one of the key areas to be included in the world's first network of tidal lagoons to generate electricity.

Last updated 2 March 2015
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