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Cumbria Chamber of Commerce Podcast

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Jul 10, 2019

One-in-five businesses are affected by cyber crime in any one year. Don’t be the next victim.

In this podcast Jon Hill, a detective with Cumbria Constabulary’s new Cyber and Digital Crime Unit, and Peter McCall, the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner, look at how businesses can protect themselves.

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Jul 1, 2019

Hear how Cumbria Community Foundation helps businesses in the county to make a difference to disadvantaged people.

The charity, set up in 1999, has made grants totalling £44m so far.

In this podcast, Chief Executive Andy Beeforth sets out how the Foundation channels donations from businesses and enables them achieve...


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...