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Anne Milton Mp

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.

Craig Iveson Cumbria Lep

Apprenticeships are so Important for the county’s Economic Health

Head of Employability and Skills at Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership, Craig Ivison explains why apprenticeships are vital for the county’s economic health.

Mark Bowman Inspira

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.

Paris-Ayo Corkill with father Kevin (L) and grandfather Chris of BAE Systems

Still time to apply for a BAE Systems apprenticeship

The deadline to apply for one of more than 230 vacancies for apprentices at BAE Systems Submarines in Barrow is approaching.

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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.

Cumbria Nhs Recruitment Drive

Community supports NHS campaign to showcase Cumbria

Two Cumbrian NHS Trusts have collaborated in a drive to raise the profile of Cumbria and the unique career opportunities on offer.


Overseas doctors take on new challenge in Cumbria

New doctors have been recruited to 'strengthen' children's mental health service for children and young people across Cumbria.

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Cash boost for health services sends strong signal to potential recruits

A £65 million investment in health services in Cumbria will send out a strong signal to those considering working in the region.

Chris Harrison

New man in charge of building society

Furness Building Society has appointed Chris Harrison as its new permanent chief executive.

Cpft Nurses Day

Drive to recruit more nurses in Cumbria

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is holding an event in Carlisle on Sunday, December 4 to recruit more nurses across Cumbria.

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BAE Systems recruitment drive aims to find engineering talent

BAE Systems is looking for talented engineers and technical designers to join the most ambitious engineering project in the UK.

English Lakes Hotels

Hotel group develops new training programme

English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues has joined forces with Kendal College to develop a qualification for people pursuing a career in hospitality.

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GP trainees offered £20,000 to start career in South Cumbria

Trainee GPs are being offered a £20,000 bursary by the NHS to encourage them to begin their career in South Cumbria.

News Sixth Form Careers Fair

Students to meet employers at South Cumbria careers event

Students from Barrow Sixth Form College will get expert advice from Choose South Cumbria and a number of its partners at a careers event.

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Choose South Cumbria & NHS head to major event in London

Choose South Cumbria and its partners in the NHS are heading to the BMJ Careers Fair in London this week.

News Uhmbt Recruitment

Choose South Cumbria helps NHS earn recruitment award

THE health trust which covers South Cumbria has won national recognition for the way it recruits staff.

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Health boss’ call for NHS ‘leaders’

A HOSPITAL boss is encouraging her staff to consider roles in leadership.

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Two hundred new jobs predicted for Cumbria

A Cumbrian business support programme is forecasting that it will create 200 new jobs in Cumbria.

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South Cumbria initiative prepares to go national

A campaign to bring talent to South Cumbria is on the verge of going national.

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BAE Systems relocates recruitment team

Two of Barrow’s most iconic landmarks have joined forces to help recruit for a major economic boost.