Jun 5, 2019
In this podcast, organisational development specialist Hazel Lowndes and Suzanne Caldwell, of Cumbria Business Growth Hub, explore ways to boost productivity.
UK productivity – measured in output per worker – lags behind that of Germany, France, the US and most other developed economies.
This podcast asks why that...
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...