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Thursday, 18 September 2014

Material world

Kendal-based paper manufacturer James Cropper is set to double production capacity by installing a new manufacturing line.

Jobs at risk

phones4u Phones4U has gone into administration putting nearly 6,000 jobs at risk, including in Cumbria.

Stores reopen

af thom 139 2 Two familiar names on the high street in Carlisle have reopened after major refurbishments.

Would your Business survive a disaster?

David Allen new pic 1 Businesses often think of disaster recovery as simply just having a backup in place for their network server, but does this really suffice as disaster recovery?

'Anxious' wait for Moorside reactor green light

The chief executive of the firm providing Cumbria’s new nuclear reactors is ‘anxiously awaiting’ an EU ruling on whether the deal signed under the government’s contracts for difference will meet state aid approval.

Fukushima link

Sellafield expert has been given a role in helping with the Fukushima clean up committee

Personal finance advice

10 ways to enhance running your business

Glenn Clifford The business world can be challenging, hectic and stressful. Whatever your trade here are some ideas for increasing profits, minimising stress and improving your business.

Business headlines this week

Borders event cancelled despite referendum vote

An event due to take place on Wednesday in Gretna organised in partnership by English and Scottish growth organisations has been cancelled due to a lack of interest.
Sep 15, 2014 12:48:24 PM
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Skier named brand ambassador for Cumbrian gin

The Lakes Distillery has appointed alpine skier Chemmy Alcott as brand ambassador for The Lakes Gin.
By Julian Whittle Sep 12, 2014 10:11:59 AM

Lamont Pridmore shortlisted for prestigious national business awards

Cumbrian chartered accountants Lamont Pridmore is hoping to score a hat-trick of award successes after being shortlisted in three categories for a national business award.
Sep 12, 2014 12:43:09 PM

Company is hoping to get a pizza the action in Barrow

BARROW is braced for a pizza war as Pizza Hut Delivery aims to follow rivals Domino’s.
Sep 11, 2014 5:11:29 PM

Proposals for where 2,700 new homes should be built in Barrow

FULL and proper public consultation will guide proposals for where 2,700 new Barrow homes should be built over the next 15 years, a meeting heard.
Sep 12, 2014 9:01:38 AM

Cumbria firm chosen for flagship cyber scheme

A Cumbrian firm has won the rights to roll out a flagship government scheme to fight cyber-crime.
Exclusive by Tom Little Sep 11, 2014 8:48:54 AM

Record-breaking number of apprentices in Cumbria

About 450 Cumbrian youngsters will start apprenticeships with Gen2 in 2014-15 – a record-breaking number.
By Julian Whittle Sep 10, 2014 11:29:10 AM

Manchester United player's praise for the Lake District

A Manchester United star has spoken of his love for the Lake District following a stay in Cumbria.
Sep 10, 2014 10:25:49 AM
Anton Taylor

Shamed pensions director sacked by Swiss finance firm

One of the bosses of a firm named and shamed for misusing clients’ pension funds has been sacked from his senior role with a top finance firm in Switzerland.
Exclusive By Phil Coleman Sep 5, 2014 5:13:48 PM

£4 million investment and new jobs for Carlisle Audi

A £4 million investment in Carlisle Audi is set to give it a state-of-the-art new showroom and create ten new jobs.
By Tom Little Sep 10, 2014 8:33:22 AM

Meet the new BAE Systems Barrow shipyard class of 2014

THE latest intake of graduates have started work at the shipyard in Barrow.
Sep 10, 2014 5:05:09 PM
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Scottish independence: Cumbria border posts warning if yes vote

Politicians claim that border posts between Cumbria and Scotland could become a reality if there is a yes vote in the Scottish referendum.
By Duncan Bick Sep 9, 2014 9:56:00 AM

£300k investment to turn supermarket into community hub

The Co-operative is investing £313,000 in it's Askham-in-Furness store in a bid to turn it into a hub for the local community.
Sep 9, 2014 8:19:16 AM

Cumbrian hotel one of country's most stylish

A Windermere hotel is in line to be named as one of the most stylish in the country.
Sep 9, 2014 8:13:24 AM

Referendum: No campaigners announce festival

As the Scottish referendum debate gathers pace a one-day festival has been announced in a bid to boost the British union.
Sep 9, 2014 8:21:29 AM

Work-life balance top priority for Cumbrians

A good work-life balance is more valuable to Cumbrian employees than pay and benefits, according to new research.
Sep 8, 2014 11:17:47 AM
Border patrol photo

Scottish independence: Cumbria border posts warning if yes vote

Politicians claim that border posts between Cumbria and Scotland could become a reality if there is a yes vote in the Scottish referendum.
By Duncan Bick Sep 9, 2014 9:56:00 AM
Businesses indicate their level of concern over Scottish independence

Independence fears grow following referendum debate

Cumbrian businesses remain fearful that an independent Scotland will make it harder to do business, following a referendum debate held in Carlisle today.
By Tom Little Sep 5, 2014 4:23:04 PM
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Carlisle Living Awards: winners revealed

The first ever Carlisle Living Award winners were revealed last night.
Sep 5, 2014 9:33:54 AM

Cumbria skills gap could be devastating

Cumbria needs to act fast to prevent a potentially devastating engineering skills gap.
By Tom Little Sep 4, 2014 9:08:01 AM

Interest rates remain at record low

The Bank of England will keep UK interest rates at the record low level of 0.5 per cent for another month.
Sep 4, 2014 3:57:56 PM
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Cumbrian hotel shortlisted for national eco-hotel of year award

A Cumbrian hotel is in the running to be named “eco hotel of the year” at the AA Hospitality Awards.
Sep 4, 2014 1:43:11 PM
Jonathan Kaye

Overseas visitors boom for Lakes hotel

The number of overseas visitors to the Lakes is on the rise according to a top hotel.
Sep 4, 2014 8:08:48 AM
Liz Jackson

Secret millionaire star to give strategy masterclass

A businesswoman who featured on Channel 4’s Secret Millionaire programme is set to give Cumbrian businesses a masterclass in communication, sales and marketing.
Sep 5, 2014 8:57:34 AM
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Story Homes submits plan for 190 houses in north Carlisle

Carlisle company Story Homes has applied to build 190 houses in the north of the city.
Sep 3, 2014 5:24:28 PM

University sets up free workshops to help business

A series of free workshops for Cumbrian business owners and employees are being delivered by the University of Cumbria at the end September.
Sep 5, 2014 11:19:07 AM

Chef to hold masterclasses for food business start-ups

One of Cumbria’s most famous chefs and entrepreneurs is hoping to guide budding food businesses with a new workshop.
Sep 3, 2014 4:52:50 PM

£17m profit prediction for Stobart Group

Analysts believe that profits at the re-shaped Stobart Group will hit £17.5 million by 2016.
Sep 3, 2014 1:07:18 PM
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First 140 students as £10m technical college opens in west Cumbria

West Cumbria’s newest school has opened its doors to students.
By Sarah Moore Sep 3, 2014 11:39:00 AM
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House prices fall but more homes sold in Cumbria

Hopes that booming house prices could boost consumer confidence in Cumbria have been dashed by the latest official figures.
By Julian Whittle Sep 3, 2014 12:20:53 PM
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Reays steps in to save bus services from axe

Three bus routes serving towns and villages across Cumbria have been spared the axe.
By Sue Crawford Sep 3, 2014 4:42:17 PM

SMEs lose out in council spending

Small businesses are losing out to bigger firms and getting just nine per cent of Cumbria County Council’s spending.
Sep 3, 2014 4:53:18 PM
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Energy Coast supplement

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