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Cumbria Growth Hub Podcast

Jun 28, 2018

The World Cup is in full swing and Wimbledon fortnight begins on Monday.

Major sporting events like these can cause a headache for employers as staff request time off to watch or, worse still, pretend to be ill and take a sickie.

In this podcast Tom Scaife, a partner and employment specialist with the commercial law...

Jun 14, 2018

Research commissioned by Barclays Bank reveals that almost half of SMEs have been targeted by fraudsters, and one-in-four of these has fallen victim.

Where businesses are caught out, the average cost is £35,000.

To mark Scams Awareness Month, Will Hayhurst of Cumbria Trading Standards looks at what businesses can do to...

Jun 7, 2018

Eden Council will unveil its Penrith Vision Masterplan this summer.

It will set out how the town will develop through to 2050 including plans for new homes, schools, open space, a new business park and a relief road linking the A66 east of Penrith with M6 junction 41.

In this podcast, Eden Council’s Leader Kevin Beaty...