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1 Day Health & Safety in the Workplace – Accredited training with Phil Newton of Skills Shop, Newton Rigg,19th November – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

November 19-9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Cost to members: £115 – £135

Your staff are the most important and expensive resource you have in your business. As you grow we want to help you ensure their health and safety so you don’t have to worry about a visit from the HSE.   As an employer you have a legal responsibility to ensure, so far as reasonable practicable, the health, safety and welfare of all your employees.   This 1 day accredited Health & Safety in the Workplace course is an excellent introduction…

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Demystifying Employment Tribunals and Tips on Avoiding Claims – half day workshop with Cumbria Employment Solicitors, 19th November – Newton Rigg, Penrith – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

November 19-9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Cost to members: £55 – £95

Demystifying Employment Tribunals and Tips on Avoiding Claims   How this Training will Help you and your Business   Businesses are often unnecessarily fearful of the possibility of Employment Tribunal claims and this fear puts them off tackling issues in the business (such as poor performance or misconduct) and making changes (such as varying contracts or reorganising staff) that will help the business thrive. We will seek to dispel some of the myths about employment law and Employment Tribunals.  We…

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Sales/Pricing workshop

November 21-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sales/Pricing Thursday 21st November – 10am to 4pm Energus, Blackwood Road, Lillyhall Industrial Estate, Workington, CA14 4JW No sales? No business! The importance of generating income.Topics covered include: Market research Market placement and benchmarking products/services Considering costs Overhead absorption & budgeting Breakeven analysis Cash-flow forecasting Working capital requirements Reviewing & adapting strategies To book email lesleyr@cumbriachamber.co.uk or call 0844 257 84 50 Please note: Eligibility criteria apply

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Northern Powerhouse Premier Mission to India

November 23-8:00 am - November 30-5:00 pm

Are you looking to trade with India? The Department for International Trade is inviting businesses working in advanced manufacturing/ engineering with potential to offer innovative products and services to Indian buyers to participate in this Northern Powerhouse trade mission to Chennai, Pune and Mumbai. Chennai is India’s leading city in the automotive industry, responsible for approximately a third of India’s total vehicle and component production. Pune is one of the identified manufacturing clusters in India and is an educational hub.…

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BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders – 25th November, Newby Bridge Hotel, nr Kendal – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

November 25-9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Cost to members: £110 – £135

BIIAB Level 2 Award for Personal Licence Holders Join Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Karen Howarth of Nutshell Training, 25th November, Newby Bridge Hotel, nr Kendal, 9:30 to 5:30 for this qualification aimed at anyone who wishes to work in licensed premises where alcohol is sold. You will look at licensing authorities; at the responsibilities of the personal licence holder; police powers; rights of entry; specific prohibitions; strengths of alcoholic drinks; responsible retail of alcohol; and the protection of children…

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Craft your bid writing and master your tender responses

November 27-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Craft your bid writing and master your tender responses Wednesday 27th November 10am to 4pm Castle Green Hotel, Kendal, LA9 6RG Develop an understanding of the tendering process and improve your chances of success. This training covers bid writing, tender sourcing, tender management, developing creative tenders, standing out from the crowd, bid lifecycles, post tendering negotiations and more. To book email lesleyr@cumbriachamber.co.uk or call 0844 257 84 50 Please note: Eligibility criteria apply

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Identifying Your Customer’s Journey – with Justine Douglas of Cumbria Training Services – 28th November, Newton Rigg, Penrith – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

November 28-9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Cost to members: £95 – £145

Identifying Your Customer’s Journey   Attracting new customers will cost your company 6-7 times more than keeping an existing customer while a mere 5% increase in customer retention can increase a company’s profitability by 75%   Keeping existing customers is not always easy, especially when you don't know why it is that you are losing them.  Yet businesses invest more in attracting new business than satisfying the existing.   Join Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Justine Douglas of Cumbria Training Services, 28th…

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BSUS Workshop: Low cost marketing tips for start-up businesses

November 28-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Low cost marketing tips for start-up businesses Date: 28th November Time: 10am to 4pm Venue: Cumbria Chamber of Commerce, 3rd Floor Broadacre House, 16-20 Lowther Street, Carlisle, CA3 8DA Workshop details:  This workshop will show you some cost-effective, low cost and some free marketing tips that you can use right away. Low cost ‘offline’ techniques that are still valid, particularly for local businesses Low cost and free tools that will save you time and help you to be consistent with…

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Facebook Ads Unboxed – Workshop with Paul Teague – 29th November, Newton Rigg, Penrith – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

November 29-9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Cost to members: £55 – £95

Facebook Ads Unboxed   Are you ready to start advertising on Facebook?   Perhaps you’ve boosted a few posts but you’re not really sure what you’re doing?   We can help!   You've probably heard all the buzz, everybody's saying it's the best and cheapest marketing technique available - but you can't make it work.   You’ve gathered some Likes and you're getting comments and shares - you might have even boosted a few posts - but, for some reason,…

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