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The Growth Hub plays a key role in bringing Cumbria’s business community together and offers a varied and rewarding range of events to help you develop and grow your business, learn new skills, access expert advice, share ideas and meet potential customers.

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Stepping into Management – two session online workshop starting 11th January 2022

February 1-9:30 am - 12:30 pm

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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 9:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until February 1, 2022

Cost to members: £150.00

Session 1: Tuesday 11th January 2022 09:30-12:30 Session 2: Tuesday 1st February 2022 09:30-12:30 Course Overview This two-part online workshop will provide new and aspiring managers with the understanding they require to make their first steps count, we will cover the key aspects of people management and consider the personal challenges in taking on leadership responsibility. The two workshops will provide practical tools and techniques to get you started and also focus your attention on the key skills you need…

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Managing poor performance and sickness absence – Thursday 3 February 2022

February 3-9:30 am - 11:30 am

Cost to members: £160.34

Would you like more confidence in managing poor performance and sickness absence? It can be complicated but, like everything, it’s much easier when you know how.  This employment training course, hosted by an expert lawyer from Muckle LLP's employment team, will give you the confidence to handle these kind of issues in-house. Our course is practical too.  This course includes lots of practical, every-day examples to help you easily apply the training to your organisation and the management of your…

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NEBOSH National General Certificate “Live Online” Course [Ref: 22/02/04]

February 9

Cost to members: Price on request

Live Online (Via Zoom)
NG1 Day 1: Wednesday 09 February 2022
NG1 Day 2: Wednesday 16 February 2022
NG1 Day 3: Wednesday 23 February 2022
NG1 Day 4: Wednesday 09 March 2022
NG1 Day 5: Wednesday 30 March 2022

+ NG1 Open Book Assessment: Wednesday 06 April 2022

NG2 Day 1: Wednesday 11 May 2022
NG2 Day 2: Wednesday 18 May 2022
NG2 Day 3: Wednesday 08 June 2022
NG2 Day 4: Wednesday 15 June 2022
NG2 Day 5: Wednesday 29 June 2022

+ NG2 Practical Assessment submission date ~ Friday 15 July 2022

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ECO I NW: Financing the Transition to Zero Carbon

February 9-4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  About this event In this session you’ll explore financing the transition to zero carbon investment and the support available. The aim of this workshop is to identify cost efficiencies on your zero emissions journey, plus the practical and achievable steps you can take to get there. The ECO I NW team can also offer support with carbon audits for your business. WHEN IS IT? Pre-session launch: Wednesday 9th February, 4 - 5pm Main event: Wednesday 23rd February, 9 -…

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Making Tax Digital for VAT Webinar (via Zoom)

February 22-10:30 am - 11:30 am

Cost to members: Free

This webinar is for VAT registered businesses below the VAT threshold who will have to submit their VAT returns directly from compatible software from 1 April 2022.   Find find out what this entails and how Saint & Co can help. Date: 22 February 2022 Time: 10.30am – 11.30am Short presentation covering: Overview of what Making Tax Digital for VAT is Preparing and submitting VAT returns to HMRC using compatible digital software Compatible digital software that is available The information a…

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Entrepreneurial Thinking for Leaders – face-to-face workshop on 24th February 2022

February 24-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday 24th February 2022 10:00-16:00 Course Overview An entrepreneurial mindset is one that is awake to new opportunities, brings creative solutions to whatever opportunities are on the horizon, translates those opportunities into vision and then ultimately, puts them into action. This one-day face to face course explores the entrepreneurial mindset and how individuals need to have a sense of ownership in order to allow themselves to try things that haven’t been tried before, letting their inspirations morph into practical solutions.…

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Managing the Performance of Others – online workshop on 8th March 2022

March 8-9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Cost to members: £75.00

Tuesday 8th March 2022 09:30-12:30 Course Overview Inspiring, encouraging and supporting the performance of others is a fundamental skill for leaders and managers. The course is designed to equip them with the skills, knowledge and attitude required to manage performance effectively, considering both day to day conversations and the appraisal process. Course Objectives Upon completion of this workshop, delegates will be able to: monitor performance continuously to feed into appraisal process prepare effectively for a performance conversation, eg appraisal, 1:1…

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