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NEBOSH Fire Certificate

June 18-9:30 am - June 22-4:30 pm

Cost to members: £700700

The NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management course covers the management of health and safety and in particular fire safety including legal requirements. It also includes principles of fire and explosion, causes and prevention of fires, fire protection in buildings and ensuring the safety of people in the event of fire. The content is designed to equip those studying it to undertake fire risk assessments in most, low risk workplaces.  The syllabus is mapped to both the…

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Emergency First Aid at Work – 1 Day

June 20-9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Cost to members: £125.00

Why Choose the Skills Shop! Having the skills to properly administer first aid when it really matters can make all the difference to your life and the life of others. That’s why at Skills Shop, we don’t just deliver first aid training. We share with you the skills to make sure you know exactly what to do should you be faced with a first aid situation. As such, this is our promise to you: We will show you how the…

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Free Workshop – Maximising Your Time Management and Productivity for Success – 20th June, Hallmark Hotel, Carlisle – Cumbria Business Growth Hub

June 20-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Maximising Your Time Management and Productivity for Success Could your business be more productive and competitive? Did you know that if the Germans didn’t work Fridays they would still be more productive than us? Do you want practical techniques to dramatically improve productivity? The workshop Maximising and prioritising your time and productivity is so much more critical to success than you think. It is the very essence of your business and it should reflect the personality of your changing organisation.…

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Facebook Ads Masterclass – Workshop with Paul Teague – 21st June – Newton Rigg, Penrith, Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

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

You’re using Facebook for business, you’ve gathered some Likes and you’re getting comments and shares … you might have even boosted a few posts. But, for some reason, Facebook isn’t really firing up for you. You’ve heard all the buzz, everybody’s saying it’s the best and cheapest marketing technique – but you can’t make it work. Sound familiar? The good news is that we can help in our one-day Facebook Ads Masterclass. Join Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Paul Teague,…

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It’s Not Too Late To Achieve Compliance :GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) for Charities, third sector organisations and small businesses – 22nd June, Castle Green Hotel, Kendal – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

June 22-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A training workshop for GDPR(General Data Protection Regulations) for charities, third sector organisations and small businesses, 25th May, Newton Rigg, Penrith GDPR came into effect on Friday, 25th May 2018, yet many still don’t know what to do and have found the changes overwhelming. The GDPR has affected everyone differently, but it is important not to ignore it and hope it will go away. It’s not too late to take control of your data and ensure your business is compliant.…

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health [Ref: 18/06/01]

June 25

Cost to members: £1465

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health Carlisle, Cumbria Week 1: Monday 25 June 2018 to Friday 29 June 2018 Week 2: Monday 09 July 2018 to Friday 13 July 2018 Week 3: Monday 23 July 2018 and Tuesday 24 July 2018 The NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health is an examined core qualification for people who have health and safety as part of their role at work. Managers, supervisors and staff from all types…

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Sales Management workshop with Ian Loftus of Wessgate, 26th June – Newton Rigg, Penrith – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

June 26-9:30 am - 4:30 pm

The majority of skills required of a successful sales manager are completely different from those skills of an effective sales person.  If you manage anyone in a sales or customer facing role, just a small improvement in the effectiveness of sales staff can have a significant effect on the sales, margins, overall profitability and direction of any business. This is one of the primary responsibilities of the sales manager or supervisor to make this happen, and this intensive one-day course led by…

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Annual Landlords’ Update 2018 – Carlisle

June 26-5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Cost to members: Free

In this free seminar aimed at buy-to-let landlords, Burnetts' Head of Debt and Property Recovery Rob Winder will explain the latest legal changes and give his top tips for dealing with problem tenants. He will cover the essential need-to-knows for landlords, including those owning Houses in Multiple Occupation.The free session will cover: Entering into a tenancy – the essential requirements Tenancy deposit scheme – don’t get caught out Dealing with problem tenants Evicting tenants – the new procedure The briefing will take…

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Acas Cumbria Employment Network Forum

June 27-9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Cost to members: £70

Acas' regular half day network event will focus on unacceptable behaviour in the workplace with a particular emphasis on sexual harassment. Such behaviour can be distressing both for the worker and employer and can be disruptive and potentially expensive for organisations with a real reputational risk also an issue. Business need  Have you identified any unwanted behaviour in your business? Do you know what impact it is having? Low morale, loss of productivity, increased staff turnover? Organisations and businesses should be clear…

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Advanced Google Analytics – with Aaron Crewe of – Newton Rigg, Penrith – 28th June – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

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

Advanced Google Analytics Who is visiting your website? Do they like what they see? This full-day course will delve into ways to use Google Analytics to gather more meaningful data, analyse it better and make your website perform higher and more visible to searches online. Join Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Aaron Crewe of a multi-award-winning digital marketing agency for an Introduction To Google Analytics at the Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Penrith, 28th June, 10am to 4pm.  From setting…

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