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Friday, 29 August 2014

Business news from around the county

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

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

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
Published by http://www.nwemail.co.uk

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

Investment boosting job prospects in Carlisle, says MP

John Stevenson photo Investment in Carlisle from new firms is helping to boost the number of young people in employment or training, the city’s MP has said.

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

Networking event set for Cumbrian and Scottish businesses

Businesses from both Cumbria and Scotland will meet for a special speed networking event only a day before the referendum on Scottish independence.

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

South Lakeland council back supermarket levy

South Lakeland District Council has backed a new proposal which could lead to the introduction of a levy on supermarkets to support the local economy and create jobs .

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

Brewery wins national CAMRA award

Hawkshead Brewery has won a prestigious national CAMRA award for one its beers.

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

Council votes to back supermarket levy

South Lakeland District Council has backed a levy on supermarkets to support the local economy and create jobs .

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

New TIS factory will boost Cumbrian manufacturing

TIS opening A new £3.5 million facility officially opened for TIS Cumbria Ltd yesterday could herald further growth for Cumbria’s manufacturing sector.

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

How to deal with pain of holiday emails

Email photo Holidays are a time to de-stress and relax, but modern email technology means it has become harder and harder to truly escape the nine to five.

Last updated 27 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

Responsive NDT gets boost from cloud switch

Lee Grears photo A pioneering Cumbrian technology business is making full use of the cloud computing.

Last updated 27 August 2014
Published by http://www.cumberlandnews.co.uk

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