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September Summer Social

A staff summer social was held at David Allen’s house on Saturday 1 September providing an opportunity for colleagues and their family to get together …

Posted: September 4th, 2018

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Dalston Show 2018

Dalston Show took place on Saturday 11 August and #TeamDA were proud to support the annual event and host our usual spot on the ringside. …

Posted: August 16th, 2018

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Dalston Show 2018

Dumfries and Cockermouth Show

The Dumfries Show took place at Park Farm, Dumfries on Saturday 4 August 2018.  A busy day for #TeamDA, as not only was it our …

Posted: August 8th, 2018

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Dumfries and Cockermouth Show

Skelton Show 2018

Our summer season at the agricultural shows got underway with Skelton Show, which took place on Saturday 7 July, as always, we were proud to …

Posted: July 11th, 2018

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Skelton Show 2018

The 180th Cumberland Show

The 180th Cumberland Show took place once again at East Park, Brisco on Saturday 16 June 2018. As proud sponsors of the event, David Allen, …

Posted: June 18th, 2018

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The 180th Cumberland Show

David Allen Privacy Statement

You will already be aware that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has come into force on Friday 25 May 2018. You can be confident …

Posted: May 25th, 2018

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Bright Stars 2018

The Centre for Leadership Performance’s main aim for Bright Stars 2018 was to raise the aspiration and confidence of Cumbria’s young people, believing that supporting …

Posted: March 16th, 2018

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Spring Statement 2018

Today saw the Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, deliver his first Spring Statement. As promised, there were no announcements made regarding changes to taxation, but instead an …

Posted: March 6th, 2018

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Data protection and the General Data Protection Regulations (2018)

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018. The requirements of the GDPR are being incorporated into the new Data …

Posted: February 27th, 2018

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Scottish Budget passed, but what does it mean to you?

Scottish Budget passed, but what does it mean to you? The Scottish Budget has passed its final vote at Holyrood, with the controversial Income Tax …

Posted: February 22nd, 2018

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Carlisle Skills Fair 2018

We were delighted to attend Carlisle Skills Fair on Thursday 25 January, organised again by local MP John Stevenson at The Sands Centre.  The Skills …

Posted: January 26th, 2018

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Happy New Year from #teamDA

Here we share some of our tips for a prosperous 2018 In business, change is inevitable.  The business landscape is constantly evolving and how effectively …

Posted: December 31st, 2017

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

All our offices will be open for business as usual throughout the festive period with Dalston, Penrith and Workington only closed on Monday 25 December, …

Posted: December 19th, 2017

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Aspatria rugby day 2017

  Saturday 9 December was our infamous sponsorship day at Aspatria Rugby Club. Every year we invite a number of clients, colleagues and friends to …

Posted: December 11th, 2017

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The Savills (early) Christmas Quiz

On Thursday 30 November,  Amy Muirhead, Ian Sneddon and I entered the (early) Christmas Quiz held at The Usual Place, Dumfries and hosted by Gordon …

Posted: December 1st, 2017

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University of Cumbria Vice Chancellor’s dinner

On Thursday 24 November I had the pleasure of being a guest at the Vice Chancellor’s dinner hosted as part of the University of Cumbria’s …

Posted: November 24th, 2017

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Autumn Budget 2017

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, delivered his first Autumn Budget on Wednesday 22 November, after previously announcing the main Budget would return to the Autumn followed …

Posted: November 22nd, 2017

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Autumn Budget 2017

Pay for a day at Jigsaw children’s hospice

On Monday 9 October I was delighted to attend and support Jigsaw Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice, our 2017/2018 Charity of the Year partner, along with five …

Posted: October 11th, 2017

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Handover of ‘Charity of the Year’ grand total to Great North Air Ambulance Service

On Friday 29 September David Allen and Alison Welton had the pleasure of visiting the Langwathby base of the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) …

Posted: October 3rd, 2017

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David Allen and Alison Welton visit the Langwathby base of Great North Air Ambulance Service to handover the funds.

David Allen announces new charity partner

Following another successful year of operating a Charity of the Year initiative David Allen are delighted to announce Jigsaw as their new charity partner from …

Posted: September 28th, 2017

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The British Accountancy Awards

We are delighted to announce that David Allen has been shortlisted for ‘Independent Firm of the Year – Scotland, Northern Ireland and North England’ at …

Posted: August 11th, 2017

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David Allen Charity Platinum Ball

On Friday 23 June 2017 we were delighted to host our Platinum Ball at The Garden at Eden to celebrate 20 years in business while …

Posted: June 26th, 2017

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Ride to the Sun 2017

On Saturday 17 June a team from David Allen embarked on the almighty challenge of ‘Ride to the Sun’, a cycling route which saw us …

Posted: June 19th, 2017

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How the team at David Allen can save you time

It is no secret that running your own successful business takes a lot of time, dedication and hard work.  From day to day business operations, …

Posted: June 2nd, 2017

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London Marathon 2017

On Sunday 23 April I was lucky enough to take part in the 2017 London Marathon, after months of training and charity fundraising, race weekend …

Posted: April 25th, 2017

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David Allen host Inspire networking event

I was delighted to be invited to present at the Inspire networking event on Monday 10 April at the Waverley Hotel in Workington.  Inspire West …

Posted: April 12th, 2017

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Bright Stars tiny tycoons

Organised by the Centre for Leadership Performance, Bright Stars 2017 introduces pupils as young as five to the excitement of running their own mini-companies, at …

Posted: March 21st, 2017

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Charity ‘Platinum Ball’ to celebrate 20 years in business

We are delighted to announce we will be hosting a charity ‘Platinum Ball’ to celebrate 20 years in business while raising funds for the Great …

Posted: March 14th, 2017

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Spring Budget 2017

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, delivered the last Spring Budget after previously announcing that there will be an Autumn Budget followed by a Spring Statement in …

Posted: March 1st, 2017

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Menacing ‘red’ demands issued by HMRC

Have you received an ‘urgent’ tax demand from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) or an amended tax calculation for 2015/2016? If so, don’t panic.  After …

Posted: February 22nd, 2017

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Carlisle Skills Fair 2017

We were delighted to attend Carlisle Skills Fair on Thursday 26 January, organised again by local MP John Stevenson at The Sands Centre.  The Skills …

Posted: January 27th, 2017

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Caldew School’s Year 11 Work Ready Day

At David Allen we believe in giving back to the community, helping not just current business owners, but the next generation of entrepreneurs too.  We …

Posted: January 17th, 2017

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Autumn Statement 2016

The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, delivered his first Autumn Statement since succeeding George Osborne.  In a world of uncertainty there is hope that Britain is on …

Posted: November 23rd, 2016

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Autumn Statement 2016 Predictions

The Autumn Statement is coming, but what can we expect? Wednesday 23 November will see Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, deliver his first Autumn …

Posted: November 17th, 2016

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Workington office expansion

We have expanded in West Cumbria…

Posted: February 5th, 2016

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Creating a healthy workplace

Make your business a healthy working environment…

Posted: October 9th, 2015

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Want to be a winner in business?… if so, the right attitude goes a long way

Many small and medium-sized businesses have the potential to be better and stronger than they are today. Success in business is often down to the management team and their mind-set.

So what classes as a winning attitude? Well… we have picked out some of the winning attitudes that we see in some of the successful leaders who we work with to give you a steer towards positivity:

Posted: June 23rd, 2015

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