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North West family businesses get ready to tell their stories to a global audience

November 18th 2020

In the first ever global family business event run by The Family Business Network, a number of North West family firms will feature amongst the impressive line-up. The Global Family Business Learning Symposium taking place next Thursday 19 November, is a new online event run by the Cumbria-headquartered organisation. The event has been designed to unite a community of family businesses from across the world as they engage in peer…

Business webinar to focus on working from home

November 16th 2020

The pros and cons of working from home will be the focus of a business webinar on Tuesday (November 17). With many businesses continuing to operate remotely due to Covid-19 restrictions, the NXT.V webinar will centre on how employers and employees are adapting to the changing work environment. The Working from Home vs The Workplace webinar will feature Carol Fish, Serious and Catastrophic Injury Solicitor at Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors, and…

50 Wainwrights in support of ’50 Faces for Hospice’ Update

October 21st 2020

The West Cumbria girls have been busy ticking off Wainwrights over the past few weeks in support of the Hospice at Home West Cumbria 50 Faces campaign. Here’s a little update on their progress: Laura Clarke, Private Client Executive, has managed to tick off another eight fells, taking her total to 20 so far. Laura’s most recent walk took in Great Mell Fell, Little Mell Fell and Gowbarrow over 13…

50 Wainwrights in support of ’50 Faces for Hospice’

September 28th 2020

Team Cartmells are always up for a challenge so, when Hospice at Home launched their ’50 Faces’ fundraiser, our West Cumbria girls signed up and donned their thinking hats. After a lot of thought, suggestions and zoom meetings, it was decided that they would complete 50 Wainwrights between 1st July 2020 and 1st January 2021. Whether this be hiking, running or, over the winter months, something a little more adventurous,…

Law firm colleagues donate charity fitness challenge cash to mark World Alzheimer’s Month

September 22nd 2020

COLLEAGUES from Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors have marked World Alzheimer’s Month by donating almost £900 to support people living with dementia. Colleagues from across the law firm’s Cumbria and Northumberland offices clocked up a total of 420 miles to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society. The five-strong team took part in the charity’s Run for Dementia, campaign which challenged participants to complete either 50 or 100 miles in 30 days. The…

How redundancy affects mental health to be discussed at webinar

September 14th 2020

COLLABORATION continues to be key for Cumbrian businesses – and a popular webinar returns this week, looking at how redundancy impacts on mental health. As the furlough scheme winds down further and more businesses look to restructure and potentially make redundancies NXT.V’s latest webinar discusses the impact on mental health for both employers and employees. Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors’ Head of Employment Law and HR Joanne Stronach is among this week’s…

Did you know Team Cartmells are proud supporters of the Penrith Beekeepers Association?

August 7th 2020

We are proud supporters of the Penrith Beekeepers Association and sponsor a bee hive at National trust – Acorn Bank at Temple Sowerby near Penrith … and we have just received an update from Rob, the apiary manager, to say that our hive now has a colony of bees in it! Plans at Acorn Bank have been currently suspended because of the site closing due to Covid-19 and no volunteers…

Clocking the miles to raise awareness for Dementia … this week’s team update!

July 28th 2020

Team Cartmells have been busy running and walking for Dementia again this week with the miles on the clock increasing! The updates from the team are below: Zoe Calway Director has added an impressive 25.5 miles on the clock this week bringing the total miles ran by Zoe to 81 miles so far in July. Zoe has been to a variety of places this week and below are a few…

Solicitor champions more awareness of dementia in community

June 26th 2020

A TYNEDALE solicitor is encouraging more people to understand the challenges those living with dementia face on a daily basis. Alice Whittome a private client solicitor with leading legal firm Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors which has one the largest teams of Wills, Estates and Trust Lawyers across Cumbria and Northumberland, is championing more awareness of dementia in the community. Alice, who works from Cartmell Shepherd’s Haltwhistle office, has completed a course…

Employee from leading Cumbrian legal firm steps up to support local community initiative during time of need

June 10th 2020

Terri Hope Marketing Manager at the award-winning Northern legal firm, Cartmell Shepherd has been giving her time to help others during the lockdown. After spotting a social media post from a local village store offering free local grocery deliveries to the community, Terri saw an opportunity to help. The family-run store, Chestnut House in Pooley Bridge was a well-known speciality off licence also stocking a range of local produce and…

Terri Hope & Chestnut House
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