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Cumbria Chamber of Commerce Podcast

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Apr 30, 2019

Kirsty Mahoney of the charity Imagine Independence explains how she works with businesses to find employment for people with disabilities.

Low unemployment and a shrinking working-age population are making it harder and harder for Cumbrian companies to recruit.

In this podcast, Kirsty urges employers to embrace the...


Apr 25, 2019

How businesses can deal with sexual harassment in the workplace and avoid harassment claims from employees.

In this podcast Michael Bauer, of Cumbria Employment Solicitors, explains the legal definition of sexual harassment and the responsibilities that employers have, then sets out measures businesses can take to...


Apr 18, 2019

We’ve relaunched Made in Cumbria, the Chamber’s initiative to help the county’s food, drink and craft businesses find new routes to market.

In this podcast, Chamber Chief Executive Rob Johnston talks about the new Made in Cumbria website, featuring stunning photography and telling the stories behind member...


Apr 10, 2019

Find out how Oxley Developments of Ulverston became one of Cumbria’s most successful exporters.

Oxley’s Marketing Manager Jayne Moorby talks about trade missions, using overseas agents, how the company overcomes language and cultural barriers, and the help it receives from the Department for International...


Mar 28, 2019

Amy Johnston of accountant David Allen explains how Making Tax Digital works and what businesses should do to comply.

The new system launches on April 1st, 2019, initially for VAT.

But according to recent research by the British Chambers of Commerce, thousands of businesses aren’t ready.

Those that fall foul of the...