Yearly Archives: 2015

Openreach Situation in Cumbria

“Openreach have been working through the weekend to respond to the current flooding.   Glenridding exchange is the only exchange that does not have service. The bridge that was washed away carried the network. Replacement cable has been suspended across

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Cumbria Chamber to Help Businesses with Flood Issues

If your business has been affected by the December floods then Cumbria Chamber can help businesses with flood issues. The experienced Chamber team has helped Cumbrian businesses through Foot & Mouth, the 2005 Floods and the 2009 Floods.   Whether you’ve

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Cause Related Marketing

Cause related marketing can help an organisation to develop its relationship with customers through emotional engagement. Examples include Breast Cancer Awareness or Tiptree’s Marmalde for Rotarians. Clearly the brand and the cause need to be relevant to the target market.

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EU-In or Out?

Should the UK be in or out of the EU? Attending a meeting of EFDD ( in Carlisle I picked up 2 leaflets: Big Spenders and the Truth About Trade Beyond the EU. The references in Big Spender were in

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Protected: Rural Productivity Plan

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Grants up to £35,000 available

It’s always good news for Cumbrian businesses when they learn that there may be a chance of getting substantial monies to drive business development forward in the form of grants. That time is again here. The emphasis this time is

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Online Video Marketing

With changes in Twitter and Facebook keeping a great presence now demands increasing attention is paid to online video marketing. Videos are now autoplayed which means there is no volume heard but the action is important and if a story

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Rural Business Looking 4 Funding?

Rural Futures are offering seminars across Cumbria in May and June on planning and funding. This is to help both economic and environmental development in Cumbria. They will also offer free planning support until September 2015. In North Cumbria the

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The Internet of Things or IoT is where machines talk to each other. If we combine this with thought readership what behaviours might result between machines? A complete guide slide share to IoT is by Zhou and McCall (2015)

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Free Training

If you are interested in free training I can help you carry out a free training needs analysis in an hour to help your company. The offer excludes Ltd companies and is possible under the Cumbria Growth Hub. Just give

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