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Cumbria Chamber of Commerce Podcast

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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...

Jan 18, 2018

Cumbria Business Growth Hub has been a phenomenal success story.

Since launch in 2012, it has delivered intensive support to 2,000 businesses, creating or safeguarding 6,824 jobs and generating £280m additional GVA for Cumbria.

In this podcast, the Chamber's Deputy Chief Executive Suzanne Caldwell explains what the...

Jan 10, 2018

The taxation of company cars can be in a minefield.

In this podcast, Kathryn Brown, corporation tax manager with Dodd & Co, explains the basics in conversation with the Chamber’s Julian Whittle.

Topics covered include the difference between company cars and pool cars, the hidden cost of providing second-hand company...

Jan 3, 2018

A Borderlands Growth Deal could be hugely significant for Cumbria, unlocking major infrastructure schemes such as dualling the A69 and extending the new Borders Railway from Edinburgh to Tweedbank through to Carlisle.

In this podcast, Colin Glover, leader of Carlisle City Council and one of the architects of the...