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1 Day Emergency First Aid at Work Certification (with added extras) with Skills Shop – Thomas Graham, Kingmoor Park, Carlisle, 10th September – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

September 10-9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Cost to members: £110 – £145

1 Day Emergency First Aid at Work with Added Extras STOP! In an emergency it’s critical that you or your staff can perform calmly and with confidence as seconds can make all the difference when saving the life or a colleague or customer. BOOK HERE Whatever you face, you can breathe normally knowing that you will be trained to become a life-saver if: They become unconscious They stop breathing They go into shock They begin to choke They suffer from…

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Let’s Blog – Mini Workshop

September 11-9:30 am

Cost to members: £30.00

Join us for our Ewe Can Academy monthly module which is all about Blogging in September A blog is great for organic SEO, sharable content and for repurposing for all your social media platforms. This 3 hour workshop will be full of ideas on what to blog about, how to structure you blog and lots of top tips! Booking is essential and we'd love to see you there.

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Getting The Most Out Of Your Activities – Activities Co-ordinator Course

September 11-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost to members: £70.00

The course is aimed at people who are already an established Activities Co-ordinator and also someone who is new to the role. Participants will leave the course with a tool kit of resources, ideas and the knowledge to provide outstanding activities and how to match these with national policy and regulatory bodies. Course Contents: The course will cover the following: • How to get the best out of your activities programme • Risk Management • Making the most of your…

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Free Workshop – Refining and defining your marketing message – 11th September, Newby Bridge, nr Kendal – Cumbria Growth Catalyst

September 11-10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Cost to members: free for eligible businesses

Refining and defining your marketing messages At its most basic level, marketing is about getting the right the right message to the right people at the right time at the right place. It sounds easy. But one of the biggest stumbling blocks is crafting the right messages that connect with your deal customers you want to attract. Join Cumbria Growth Hub with funding from Cumbria Growth Catalyst, 10am to 1pm, 28th August, Carlisle or 11th September, Newby Bridge, nr Kendal. Jackie Harris of…

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Tackling Poor Performance: Prevention and Cure – 12th September , Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Penrith, Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

September 12-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost to members: £95 – £145

Tackling Poor Performance - Prevention and Cure Staff Poor Performance Poor staff performance takes many forms – failing to hit sales or income generation targets, not meeting production levels, not carrying out work of the overall required quality or just individuals with poor, negative or uncooperative attitudes. Most businesses will have individuals or teams who are under-performing. This impacts on overall efficiency but also drags down morale and attitude generally. Managers find tackling poor performance difficult. It can often go…

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Reverse Charge for Construction Services

September 12-1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost to members: £25.00

Are you a subcontractor or contractor under the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)? If the answer to this is yes, then there is a major change in the way you account for VAT coming in from 1 October 2019.  As you may have heard, HMRC are introducing the Reverse Charge for Constructions Services from this date.  This is the HMRC approach to counteracting fraudulent VAT reclaims. Find out from leading CIS expert, Neil Owen, what this means for your business and…

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VAT Domestic Reverse Charge Seminar – Thursday 12 September

September 12-1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join the David Allen team at a domestic reverse charge seminar, where they will offer advice and guidance on the major change to the way VAT is collected. The seminar is at their Dalston office in September, giving you the opportunity to speak with the team and understand the changes.  Book your place below: Thursday 12 Sep:

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Cumbria Forum – Design, Thinking and Innovation Workshop

September 17-9:00 am - September 18-5:00 pm

Learn a framework for understanding customer challenges and develop solutions driven by their needs. What's involved? An intensive two-day workshop (plus overnight stay) for senior decision-makers of small and medium-sized enterprises based in Cumbria. You will explore a new approach to innovation, and learn to use the proven 'Design Thinking' process to improve business performance. You will learn how to put yourself into the shoes of the person whose problem you are trying to solve with your product or service.…

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Engaging Managers – Developing People

September 17-9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Cost to members: £47.50

Click here to book your place on the event A team of Contributors will facilitate this event.  Each Contributor will have between 15-20 minutes to host a conversation on an aspect of the theme; based around questions drawn from the Towards Maturity Report ‘In Focus’:  Solving the Compliance Conundrum. Topics for discussion will be: Engaging Managers Creating Engaging Content From Awareness Raising to Behaviour Change Designing for both Individuals and Regulators Aims, Objectives, and Learning Outcomes:  To initiate conversations and…

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