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Should you use another job offer to ask for a higher salary?

It is essential that you handle the situation strategically to ensure that you’re successful in negotiating the highest salary possible Make sure that you know your market worth and how much you should earn for any given role If you’ve been offered another job, you may be considering using this to ask your current employer…

The Lake District – Top UK Destination

The Wanderlust Readers Travel Awards puts The Lake District as its Top UK Destination…  TOP UK DESTINATION Lake District 28.26% 2. London 20.87% 3. Cornwall 10.22% 4. Edinburgh 8.91% 5. Northumberland 7.39% 6. Peak District 7.17% 7. Snowdonia 5.87% 8. Bath 4.57% 9. New Forest 3.70% 10. Scottish Highlands 3.04% This is part of the…

Business Boost is ‘opportunity to think about your goals’

CN Group, publisher of The Cumberland News, launched Business Boost 2016 last week in partnership with sponsors Lamont Pridmore and Bendles Solicitors. Six businesses – two each in north, west and south Cumbria – will win £10,000 to spend on advertising in our newspapers and websites. Last year was our best ever and Business Boost…

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