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Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Business news from around the county

All the fun of the freshers’ fair for new student intake

50067849B001.jpg_002 ONE of the largest cohorts of full-time students and returning students used a college’s freshers’ fair to find out how local groups and organisations could help them personally and professionally with their future careers.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Fresh faces offer all-in-one service

50068098B002.jpgds TWO new recruits have started work at Cumbria’s biggest financial institution.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Taxpayers’ Alliance criticises £38k school film

THE Department for Education spent tens of thousands of pounds on a film showing the impact of their school reforms, figures have shown.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Wedding planning duo have ring of confidence

S47862BB TWO wedding planners who managed each others’ nuptials are celebrating their joint 10th anniversary working for a family-owned group of Lake District hotels.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Benefits of wind power

50013692B003.jpgds A NEW website – www.offshorewind.works – is the website lead introducing a new national campaign promoting the significance of offshore wind power.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Good things come in threes for top accountants

50053840F002.jpgds A MULTI-AWARD winning accountancy firm has been nominated for three industry accolades.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Apprentice schemes prove popular with school leavers

S47973BB A TRAINING provider has welcomed its largest number of apprentices this term.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Perfect chance to make your leadership dreams come true

50055660T000.jpgds A POPULAR and highly successful work placement scheme is back for another year.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Glenn and Julie had the bottle to go it alone with plastics firm

50067079B001.jpg GLENN Doherty, 52, jointly owns The Plastic Bottles Company and Exclusive-Lets with his wife Julie.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Dedication looks set to pay off for an ‘inspirational’ young apprentice

S47974BB AN “inspirational” apprentice says she is delighted that her dedication has been recognised as she has been shortlisted for a Cumbria award.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Pupils compete for chance to quiz companies

50068050B001.jpg AN interview with a real business will be the reward for youngsters who are successful on a skills programme.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Businesswoman in line for top award

S80300B.jpg A MULTI-AWARD winning businesswoman has been shortlisted for yet another accolade.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Mules proved to be just champion at Gimmer lambs annual sale

S47860BB ULVERSTON held its annual show and sale of Gimmer lambs together with breeding ewes and store lambs. The show and sale was very kindly sponsored by Lakeland Biomass and judged by Mr Frank Edmondson.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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New electricity network may spark cash payouts

50068190B002 LANDOWNERS and businesses could be in line for a cash windfall as part of plans to build a new electricity network in Cumbria.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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'City of the Lakes' will attract more business

Carlisle Ambassadors promotional material Backers of the under fire ‘Carlisle: City of the Lakes’ tagline have responded to criticism by saying that it will help attract more business to the city and put it on the map.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Business leaders say minimum wage plans could destroy jobs

Business leaders in Cumbria are warning that Labour’s plan to raise the minimum wage to £8 an hour will destroy jobs.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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Sales boom for Cumbrian 'superfood' cheese

Quark A cheese produced in Cumbria is flying off supermarket shelves as it is hailed as the latest superfood.

Last updated 23 September 2014
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64 jobs lost after fish factory closes

Hopes that 64 jobs could be saved at a Maryport fish factory have been dashed after owners confirmed the plant will shut.

Last updated 22 September 2014
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The best free software for your business

software There is a mountain of free software available, but which is worth downloading, which is safe, and which will improve your business?

Last updated 22 September 2014
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Was my article sexist?

I have found myself embroiled in a row about sexism after a flippant remark made in an article for this website. (1 comment)

Last updated 22 September 2014
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