Bluefin makes further inroads in Cumbria

Based in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, Lakeland Insurance Advisers has 1,400 clients and deals principally in commercial small to medium-sized enterprise and personal lines insurance. The acquisition increases Bluefin's presence in Cumbria, where Bluefin has offices in Kendal and Windermere.

Lakeland directors Kay Lancaster and Tracy Benson will join Bluefin effective 6 May 2009.

Stuart Reid, chief executive of Bluefin Insurance Services said: "Lakeland Insurance Advisers presented an ideal strategi