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You Can Export: An Introduction to Exporting, Ashton-under-Lyme

January 21-10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join the Department for International Trade on 21 January 2019 for You Can Export: An introduction to exporting. Wherever you are on your journey, from securing your first overseas sale to developing a strategy that will help you to grow and succeed, our international experts are on hand to help you. This fully-funded workshop will enable you to understand the benefits of selling abroad, what your company needs to do in order to position itself for long-term success and how…

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New Managers – The Beginner’s Guide with Deborah Clark of Get Real Leadership 23rd January – Newton Rigg, Penrith – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

January 23-9:30 am - 4:30 pm

It’s an exciting time in anyone’s career. They’ve put the hours in, they’ve delivered the goods and now they get the reward they’ve been hoping for. They have landed their first leadership position, they’ve made it – and now the hard work begins... Join Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Deborah Clark of Get Real Leadership, 23rd January, Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Penrith – 9:30 to 4:30 in a workshop aimed at helping new managers order their thinking, prioritise actions and…

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Cumbria Innovations Platform – Financing Innovation Workshop

January 24-9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Langdale Chase Hotel, Windermere, LA23 1LW Financing Small Business Innovation “Innovation – adding value to both company and customer” Learn the mechanics of financing innovation within your small business. We will cover raising investment, grant funding, tax credits and more. SMEs in Cumbria are invited to join the Cumbria Innovations Platform programme for a day of networking and innovation. During this interactive workshop we will be discussing the mechanics of financing your small business’s next big innovation. BOOK HERE By…

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Handling Redundancies and Reorganisations and Varying Employment Contracts – with Michael Bauer of Cumbria Employment Solicitors, Newton Rigg, Penrith

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

Ensuring that your contracts of employment, staff numbers and deployment of staff match the current needs of your business is crucial to an efficient and flexible business. Making changes to achieve these objectives is much easier than you think This practical training and “can do” training will use hand-outs, sample letters and case studies to give you the tools to: Effectively and lawfully vary contracts of employment to match your current business' needs; Carry out a redundancy process efficiently, fairly…

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Newcomer’s Network: Introduction to Climbing with Eden Rock

January 24-6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost to members: £17

Newcomers to Cumbria: we know it might feel like it can take a generation to settle in. Newcomer's Network helps you to meet other like-minded, local people and experience the most interesting things to do in Cumbria. Newcomers Network: Introduction to Climbing with Eden Rock Thursday 24th January 2019, 6 – 8pm Join us at Eden Rock, one of the largest indoor bouldering walls in the UK, for our first event in 2019. The centre has a friendly, inclusive atmosphere…

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Brand For Business – Series of Business Branding Workshops with Adam Thorp of ‘The Brand Chap’ – starts 25th January 2019, Newton Rigg, Penrith – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

January 25-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Adam ‘the Brand Chap’ Thorp has become one of the specialists and thought leaders in all facets of go-to-market development through to front-line sales and marketing execution. Organisations of all size and sector seek his expertise to help them define and execute their brand, promise and offering DNA to achieve deep and sustainable efforts. In his commitment to consistently demystify and empower businesses, enabling them to navigate with confidence the ever-changing and increasingly complicated world of brand, marketing and consumer…

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Booths: Exclusive Supply Chain Event

January 29-9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Cost to members: Free

The Supply Chain Opportunity Club is delighted to announce its next event in partnership with Booths Supermarkets. If you are directly or indirectly working in the Food & Drink sector, please register your place now. Priority will be given to Cumbrian food and drinks businesses and their supply chain. Save the Date Venue: North Lakes Hotel, Penrith Date: Tuesday 29 January 2019 Time: 9.30 to 12:30 Event Details You will have the opportunity to: Meet the Head Buyer and the…

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Safeguarding Level 2 – with Skills Shop, Newton Rigg, Penrith 30th January – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

January 30-9:30 am - 4:30 pm

If you work frequently with children and their families then it’s essential that you have an up-to-date knowledge of child protection procedures. Join Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Skills Shop at Newton Rigg, Conference Centre, 30th January  9:30am to 4:30pm  for an interactive day using real-case scenarios to reinforce the processes and procedures when dealing with a potential safeguarding issue. The course will remind you how to identify abuse and report concerns as well as learn more about the safeguarding…

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Introduction to Digital Marketing – Accredited Qualification with Jackie Harris of Brightspark Marketing & Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

January 30-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Introduction to Digital Marketing Would you like a qualification in digital marketing? Most people in a marketing role learned about digital marketing techniques 'on the hoof' without ever getting a full overview of all the different facets and clarity on how they fit together. This course will give you a good grounding in digital marketing techniques and how to use them in a practical and effective way. By the end of course you will be able to:  Create a digital…

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Key Account Management – Workshop with Ian Loftus of Wessgate Financial Services -31st January, Newton Rigg, Penrith – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

January 31-9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Do your clients see you other than when there’s a new campaign to sell or a contract to be renewed? Do you match their sales approach to your customers’ needs? Do you nurture your client relationships to drive your sales forward? Have you thought about taking your MD, CEO or FD into any of your clients to meet his/her opposite number? If they answer is ‘No’ to any of these questions, are you just an order taker or are you…

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