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Cumbria Chamber of Commerce Podcast

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Dec 27, 2017

Food and drink remains the biggest spending category in the UK. 

National survey data suggests a fall in number of smokers and a rise in the culture of eating out and recreational activities. 

Cumbria is home to some of the best food and drinks producers in the world. 

Cumbrian producers and suppliers are in a good...


Dec 20, 2017

SMEs are sometimes reluctant to bid for contracts with large companies and public sector organisations such as the NHS. They needn't be.

In this short podcast, Eva Foran, Cumbria Chamber's Supply Chain Development Manager, talks about the opportunities for SMEs in Cumbria and the help we can offer through our Supply...


Dec 18, 2017

Do you have specialist engineering skills that can be adapted to fit the nuclear industry?

It's not just about engineering. Don't forget there are also requirements for food & drink, commercial services and more - the list goes on!In this webinar replay,
 
Alan Smithson, will share some hints and tips about what...


Dec 13, 2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond threw the spotlight on research and devleopment tax credits in the November Budget, when he raised the R&D expenditure credit from 11% to 12%.

But what are R&D tax reliefs, how do they work, and how can businesses benefit?

In this five-minute podcast, the Chamber’s finance manager Richard...


Dec 11, 2017

£365 billion is spent in the UK's manufacturing sector annually - are you getting your share?

The sector covers the range from advanced manufacturing to food & drink to nuclear - with some of the country's largest manufacturers based here in Cumbria.

In this audio-only version of our webinar presentation,...