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Queen’s Award Crowns Family’s Green Tourism Success

Queen’s Award Crowns Family’s Green Tourism Success

The Cumbria family behind Britain’s first holiday park to win a Queen’s Award for sustainability has been presented with the official commemoration of their achievement. The Quiet Site in Watermillock near Penrith was visited this month by Her Majesty’s...

Family business event gets set to harness the ‘power of peer’

Family business event gets set to harness the ‘power of peer’

Family businesses and those that support the sector will have the opportunity to attend a unique learning event with like-minded peers next week at the Family Business MidiCon, in Carlisle. Whether managing sibling dynamics or learning to work with mum and dad;...

Swansway Group Offer More Support to Charity Circus Starr

Swansway Group Offer More Support to Charity Circus Starr

The latest donation from family business Swansway Group to charitable organisation Circus Starr has been announced. The group have donated £2,980 through the sale of Motability vehicles across their 17 Motability dealerships. The donation will go towards tickets to a...

Farming Award for Cumbrian Solicitor at Network Partner

Farming Award for Cumbrian Solicitor at Network Partner

A RECENTLY qualified agricultural solicitor has been recognised for her work in the rural sector. Emma Blamire, 25, who lives on her family’s farm at Thursby, near Carlisle, picked up the Agricultural Student/ Rural Skills Award at the inaugural Cumbria Farmer Awards...

Network Partner Cartmell Shepherd Report on Employment Appeal Tribunal

Network Partner Cartmell Shepherd Report on Employment Appeal Tribunal

The Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that a constructive dismissal following unwanted sexual comments could amount to an act of harassment within the meaning of the Equality Act 2010 (the Act). Joanne Stronach Head of Employment and HR reports on this recent case....

Success for Story Decorating Group at Indudtry Awards

Success for Story Decorating Group at Indudtry Awards

A Carlisle-based painting and decorating contractor has scooped five accolades at a flagship industry awards ceremony. Story Decorating Group was named winner of the Residential category at the Painting and Decorating Association’s (PDA) Premier Trophy Awards....

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