Feb 22, 2018
Malcolm Laidlaw, of ML3 Technical Services, is an expert in food safety and labelling.
In this podcast, he discusses the quality systems and accreditations that food and drink businesses need to supply national regional players such as Booths and industry giants such as Tesco and...
Feb 13, 2018
Most of us realise that it's sensible and prudent to make a will, yet only three-in-10 people have made one by the time they die.
In this podcast, Rachael Stephenson, a senior associate at Burnetts Solicitors who heads the firm’s wills, probate and trusts team, explains why it is particularly important for business...
Feb 5, 2018
Obtaining finance is a perennial issue for businesses.
But there are more options than ever before, with specialist and peer-to-peer lenders offering alternatives to the high street banks.
In this podcast Mike Robinson, an asset finance broker and partner in Mulberry Asset Finance in Burton-in-Kendal, explains what’s...
Feb 1, 2018
Justine Douglas is one of 60 advisers working with the Chamber’s Cumbria Business Growth Hub.
She specialises in providing one-to-one advice to new business on our Business Start-Up Support (BSUS) and New Enterprise Allowance programmes.
In this podcast, she imparts some sound advice for start-ups, and outlines some...
Jan 25, 2018
Mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and unmanageable stress affect one-in-six British workers.
Work-related mental ill health costs the UK economy between £33bn and £42bn a year through lost working days, staff turnover and lower productivity.
Yet mental health is still a taboo subject with employers...