Apprenticeships Offer Fantastic Benefits to Individuals and Employers
In an exclusive column Anne Milton, the Minister of State at the Department for Education, talks about the value of apprenticeships to Cumbria and the UK.
Cumbria has one of the Highest Rates of Apprenticeship Uptake in the Country
Mark Bowman, chief executive of personal development organisation Inspira talks about the widening choice of apprenticeships for young people across Cumbria.
Leading businesswomen join Cumbria LEP's board
Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership has appointed three leading local businesswomen to its board.
Cumbria Day showcases the very best of the county in the corridors of power
The very best of Cumbria was showcased in the corridors of power at the annual Cumbria Day.
MPs to celebrate county's best businesses in Cumbria Day
Cumbria’s MP's will showcase the best of the county’s businesses at the fourth annual Cumbria Day this week.
Lighting systems expert joins high-profile manufacturing funding board
A Cumbrian aerospace and lighting systems specialist has joined the steering board of a £20 million initiative to boost the North West's manufacturing sector.
Solomons Europe support budding entrepreneurs with new fund
A new fund to help Cumbrian entrepreneurs has been founded to mark the 20th anniversary of a quantity surveyor.
New Year, New Career? Choose Cumbria launches campaign to kick off 2019
Choose Cumbria is launching a ‘New Year, New Career’ campaign in a bid to lure people to the county and achieve the perfect work-life balance.
Youngsters left Inspired by STEM Event
Youngsters were inspired to take up careers in STEM industries at a major event supported by partners of Choose Cumbria.
Female Engineers Nominated for Two Major Awards
Three female engineers from BAE Systems Submarines in Barrow have been nominated for two major awards.
Cartmell Shepherd named among the UK’s top law firms for the fifth year running
Carlisle based law firm Cartmell Shepherd are celebrating being named among the UK's top law firms for the fifth year running.
Moving to Cumbria a revelation for former TV producer
An award-winning former BBC TV producer has described moving to Cumbria as a “revelation” after launching a brand new business venture.
Location is the key to export success
An entrepreneur vying to become the best exporter in Cumbria has revealed she would not have achieved success if it had not been for her location.
Cumbria businesses invited to session on £400m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund
Businesses across Cumbria are being invited to a free business event to see how the new £400m fund could help them.
LEP seeks cultural projects for funding
Cumbria's Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has urged the county's businesses to apply for support from the Northern Cultural Regeneration Fund.
Expanding surveyors on hunt for West Cumbria ‘Energy Hub’
Expanding specialist chartered quantity surveyors practice Solomons Europe is to establish a new 'Energy Hub' in West Cumbria.
Cumbria has more than 20,000 companies for the first time
New figures have revealed that Cumbria has more than 20,000 companies located in the county for the first time.
New chief executive for Holker Group
The Holker Group has appointed Allen Gibb as its new chief executive.
Company wins state-of-the-art surgery light contract
Ulverston electrical safety and monitoring specialist firm Bender UK has become the sole UK supplier of a line of top-of-the range surgical lights.
Top win for Cumbrian law firm
Cumbrian law firm Cartmell Shepherd has taken a top prize at a prestigious awards ceremony.
Technology pioneered in west Cumbria
A small west Cumbrian engineering company is pioneering technology designed to save the oil and gas industry billions of pounds.