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IOSH Health & Safely for Supervisors Course [Ref: 18/12/02]

December 18 - December 19

Cost to members: £245

IOSH Health & Safely for Supervisors Course Carlisle, Cumbria Week: Tuesday 18 December 2018 and Wednesday 19 December 2018 The IOSH Health and Safety for Supervisors Course is a two day course designed for people in supervisory, team leader, charge hands, leading hands, etc. positions in all types of organisations, who need an understanding of health and safety at work. This course is more in depth than an IOSH Working Safely course, but not as in-depth as an IOSH Managing…

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health [Ref: 19/01/01]

January 7, 2019

Cost to members: £1465

NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Safety and Health Carlisle, Cumbria Week 1: Monday 07 January 2019 to Friday 11 January 2019 Week 2: Monday 21 January 2019 to Friday 25 January 2019 Week 3: Thursday 31 January 2019 and Friday 01 February 2019 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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Where’s The Money? – workshop with Paul Aisthorpe of Imaginative Coaching Ltd, 10th January – Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Penrith – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

January 10, 2019-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

A New Year looms and thoughts turn to targets, forecasting and planning… New Year, New Targets, New Challenges or New Opportunities? Join Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Paul Aisthorpe of Imaginative Coaching Ltd, 10th January, 10am to 4pm at Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Penrith and take another view of your business, the marketplace in which you operate and create a clear strategy to ‘follow the money’. This workshop is designed specifically to dispel day-to-day assumptions that business is difficult and…

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Understanding Google Adwords Workshop with Novi Digital – 15th January, Newton Rigg, Penrith – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

January 15, 2019-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Understanding Google AdWords Join Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Ethan Giles of novi.digital Ltd - UK award-winning specialist digital marketing consultancy for Understanding Google Adwords Newton Rigg Conference Center, Penrith 15th January, 10am to 4pm. A beginner to immediate course for business owners, marketing managers and decision-makers with AdWords accounts looking to improve campaign performance. This course explains how to: - Improve click-through rates - Accurately track conversions - Properly analyse Data - Improve conversion rates - Increase transaction values…

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1 Day Emergency First Aid at Work Certification (with added extras) with Skills Shop – Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Penrith, 16th January 2019 – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

January 16, 2019-9:30 am - 4:30 pm

1 Day Emergency First Aid at Work Certification with added extras. Join Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Skills Shop, 16th January 2019 to 9:30 am to 4:30pm, Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Penrith to learn how to deal with bleeds, choking, shock, seizures recovery positions, CPR and defibrillator training but will also cover anaphylaxis and secondary assessments. The certification will be valid for 3 years and meets HSE minimum requirements.  Certification will only be granted upon full completion of the course. PS…

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Health and Safety for the Busy Business – workshop with Matthew McVeigh of Plansafe Solutions 17th January 2018, Newton Rigg, Penrith

January 17, 2019-10:00 am - February 23, 2019-4:00 pm

Health and Safety for the Busy Business Health and safety affects businesses large and small and can often be seen as a burden, join Cumbria Chamber of Commerce and Matthew McVeigh, Director of Plansafe Solutions Ltd to find out how effective management of health and safety can not only save time and money but also give companies a commercial advantage.  17th January, 10am to 4pm – Newton Rigg Conference Centre, Penrith. Successful health and safety management reduces accidents, incidents and…

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Cold Calling and Lead Generation workshop with Justine Douglas of CTS – Newton Rigg, Penrith 18th January – Cumbria Chamber of Commerce

January 18, 2019-10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cold Calling and Lead Generation Building customer relationships and promoting products and/or services over the telephone within a specific timeframe takes both skill and commitment.  Whether it’s creating a lead or converting a lead into a sale, the focus needs to be on building an instant rapport with the customer and identifying their needs before the selling process can begin. This workshop will equip individuals with the basic skills and knowledge required to sell effectively over the telephone and is…

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

January 21, 2019-10:00 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, 2019-9:30 am - March 7, 2019-4:30 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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Handling Redundancies and Reorganisations and Varying Employment Contracts – with Michael Bauer of Cumbria Employment Solicitors, Newton Rigg, Penrith

January 24, 2019-10:00 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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