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Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce

Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom

September 2019

Introduction to Excel

Thu 5th September @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 7 tickets left

Aimed at the less-experienced users of Excel, this course will enable you to develop your own spreadsheets and help you develop a knowledge of how to use the applications basic tools. Who should attend? New Excel users. What will it cover? • How to create a spreadsheet and enter, edit or organise data • Use of built in functions • How to format the sheet and use graphs to display data

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Social Value and CSR Forum

Fri 6th September @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on Fri 6th September, 2019 at 8:30 am

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Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 13 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is specifically tailored to bring together business leaders from our chamber membership who are looking to promote social value, CSR and social enterprises within Staffordshire. Methods to help grow social value within our community and local & national constraints are addressed and discussed.  

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E-Cert & Completing Export Documentation

Tue 10th September @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 20 tickets left

Explore the opportunities E-Z cert can provide as a fast, cost-effective service that can support and help businesses to prepare and certify export documents online. Completing this course will enable you to complete export documentation correctly. Who should attend? Shipping clerks and individuals working in finance, logistics and sales. What will it cover? • How to complete export documents • The skills and knowledge of international trade procedures • Where to go for sources of information

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Transport Forum

Thu 12th September @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on Thu 12th September, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on Thu 12th December, 2019 at 8:30 am

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on transport, infrastructure, automation and modernisation in transport, and road, sea, rail and aviation policy. Recent topics covered include: M6 Smart Motorway project, HS2, automated vehicles, and electric vehicle charging points across Staffordshire. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters…

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Brexit Training for your Business

Thu 12th September @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195.00 – £250.00

With a new Prime Minister in office firmly committed to leaving the EU by 31 October 2019, it is now more important than ever that businesses prepare for what could be a ‘No Deal Scenario’, which could have serious implications on how companies trade overseas. Join us for our Workshop to learn about trading successfully across borders and gain an overview of the following topics: • Export Documentation • Duties & Tariffs • Customs Procedures; Imports Transitional Simplified Procedures (TSP)…

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Planning & Construction Forum

Fri 13th September @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on Fri 13th September, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on Fri 13th December, 2019 at 8:30 am

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on planning policy, construction and regeneration. Recent topics covered include: Joint Local Plan for Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Local plans for Stafford Borough, and the NPPF. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in planning law.

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Employment, Skills and HR Forum

Wed 18th September @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 8 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on human resources, skills, education and training. Recent topics covered include: the living wage, apprenticeship levy, and gender pay gap reporting. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in employment law.  

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Increasing Sales To Grow Your Business

Wed 18th September @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 20 tickets left

Many small and medium-size companies are excellent in delivering their products or services, but not necessarily at selling them in the first place. This course is designed to arm you with the vital skills required to sell your products or services effectively and maximise profits. Who should attend? Individuals, managers or business owners who need the skills to sell. What will it cover? • Confidence with selling • How to maintain interest through to order completion • The value of…

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Manufacturing the Future – Artificial Intelligence Seminar

Tue 24th September @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 40 tickets left

Manufacturing the Future - Artificial Intelligence Seminar   Staffordshire Manufacturers Forum and the Staffordshire Business Innovation Centre would like to invite you to our Manufacturing the Future- Artificial Intelligence seminar on 24th September 2019.   The seminar will look at these key questions for manufacturers: -   What will be the impact of Artificial Intelligence and Connectivity in a world that is becoming more and more digital? Will the Internet of Things give more control or take it away? How…

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Export Documentation

Tue 24th September @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 18 tickets left

This course will help you to successfully complete export documentation, understand when to use them, what procedures they have to follow and importantly why they are required. On completion of the course, you will be able to prepare a quotation and identify additional documentation needed for specific business sectors. Who should attend? Individuals who wish to gain a better understanding of international trade procedures. What will it cover? • How to produce relevant documentation for shipment • Where to go…

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Developing & Managing Budgets

Wed 25th September @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 20 tickets left

Learn the practical tools you’ll need when controlling and managing a budget and understand what they look like and why they are necessary. This course will explore the importance of using information and past data and realistic assumptions, to help forecast future performance in an easy to understand way. Who should attend? Individuals managing a budget who want to improve their knowledge and understanding of the key factors to watch. What will it cover? • Why a budget is necessary…

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Fire Safety Awareness

Fri 27th September @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£100 – £130 20 tickets left

Learn the risks associated with fire and the practical steps that can be taken to prevent it, as well as managing the risks that fire presents in your workplace. Who should attend? Individuals or business owners who oversee fire safety arrangements in the workplace. What will it cover? • The properties of fire and basic fire science • Fire spread • Evacuation techniques and how to respond to alarms

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Brexit Training for your Business

Mon 30th September @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195.00 – £250.00

With a new Prime Minister in office firmly committed to leaving the EU by 31 October 2019, it is now more important than ever that businesses prepare for what could be a ‘No Deal Scenario’, which could have serious implications on how companies trade overseas. Join us for our Workshop to learn about trading successfully across borders and gain an overview of the following topics: • Export Documentation • Duties & Tariffs • Customs Procedures; Imports Transitional Simplified Procedures (TSP)…

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October 2019

BCC Customs Procedures

Tue 1st October @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 20 tickets left

Highlighting key company and individual legal responsibilities when declaring cargo to HM Revenue and Customs, this course clearly explains the procedures which may save you and your company time and money when exporting or importing cargo. Who should attend? Individuals or businesses who trade internationally. What will it cover? • The role of HMRC • The process of customs declaration • How to avoid common errors • Types of suspension regimes

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BCC Rules of Origin

Tue 1st October @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 20 tickets left

Demystify the complex preference rules of origin and gain essential knowledge and understanding of how to ensure these are followed correctly, enabling you to get the best outcome when trading internationally. Who should attend? Individuals or businesses who trade internationally. What will it cover? • How to establish the correct tariff number for their goods • The process of customs declaration • The rules to establish the country of origin of goods and identify those which qualify for lower or…

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Time and Stress Management

Wed 2nd October @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 20 tickets left

Identify the practical solutions necessary for managing your time effectively. This course showcases the benefits of a healthy work-life balance and how this will hopefully reduce stress in the long run. Who should attend? Individuals who are trying to balance time and work pressures. What will it cover? • How to create a healthy life/work balance • Stress reduction tips • What causes time constraints and how to manage them

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Letters of Credit

Tue 8th October @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 19 tickets left

Letters of Credit are an accepted international payment method, but they can be time-consuming and costly for both buyers and sellers if you don’t understand how to control them. This course is specifically designed to help you avoid bank charges, improve administration efficiency and reduce risk. Who should attend? Individuals who wish to gain a better understanding of international trade procedures. What will it cover? • The procedures and parties involved • How to comply with requirements • The different…

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Advanced Social Media For Business Business to Customer

Wed 9th October @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£150 – £190 19 tickets left

Achieve engagement with customers you want to influence and engage with by building better brand awareness and greater advocacy. This advanced course helps set objectives, identifies creative opportunities and explores how to use metrics to drive your social media activity to deliver results. Who should attend? Those with the basic skills and knowledge needed to market their business to other businesses, but who are looking to take it to the next level. What will it cover? • An in-depth look…

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Natural Materials Innovation Conference

Thu 10th October @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
Free 41 tickets left

Sustainability through Innovations, Creativity and Profit   What’s it all about? We have assembled a group of experts who will be sharing their knowledge and expertise on the usage of natural materials in a range of applications including packaging and construction. You will also hear about the phenomena of ‘biomimicry’, an approach to innovation that seeks sustainable solutions to human challenges by emulating nature's time-tested patterns and strategies. There will also be the opportunity to question our panel of experts…

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Energy, Utilities & Environment Forum

Fri 11th October @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on Fri 12th July, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on Fri 11th October, 2019 at 8:30 am

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on Energy and utility sectors, providers and distribution networks. This forum also discusses the role of sustainability within businesses. The position of Chairperson for this forum is currently vacant, if you wish to register your interest in attending or being the…

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Introduction to Importing

Tue 15th October @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 20 tickets left

Explaining the requirements for documentation, what information is needed and why, this course will ensure you meet the necessary financial, transport and legal requirements to avoid extra costs, delays in the movement of goods and how to avoid a possible seizure of your imports. Who should attend? Individuals working in the import departments of buying or manufacturing companies or individuals who are interested in starting to import for their own business. What will it cover? • An understanding of import…

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Intermediate Excel

Thu 17th October @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 7 tickets left

Develop your basic Excel knowledge and become more proficient in developing your own spreadsheets. This course is designed to enable you to use your skills and knowledge of Excel to help you solve some of the challenges in your business. Who should attend? Individuals with a basic knowledge of Excel looking to extend their knowledge and skills. What will it cover? • A review of basic formulae, style creation and data linking • How to edit large worksheets and create…

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Digital Forum

Fri 18th October @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 14 tickets left

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are very limited. The Digital Forum is here to drive the growing digital sector in Staffordshire, enabling businesses to freely exchange information, share best practice and discuss digital innovation, information communication technology and artificial intelligence (AI).

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Chamber Meet the Leader

Wed 23rd October @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free – £10.00 56 tickets left

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Developing New Business By Telephone

Wed 23rd October @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 20 tickets left

Master the art of actively canvassing for new business using the telephone, exploring the actions necessary to take in order to get new contacts and create business opportunities. Who should attend? All individuals tasked with creating new business leads. What will it cover? • A cold vs warm telephone manner • Communication methods required • Assertiveness • Confidence with using the phone

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Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work

Fri 25th October @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£100 – £130 18 tickets left

Achieve a national award and arm yourself with the knowledge necessary to provide treatment to casualties in a prompt, safe and effective manner with this training course. Who should attend? Individuals and business owners who want to receive training in emergency first aid or nominated first aiders. What will it cover? • Responsibilities and reporting • Assessment of the situation • How to deal with an unresponsive casualty • Basic hygiene in First Aid • Burns • Epilepsy • Resuscitation…

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A Fresh Cup of Networking

Thu 31st October @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 16 tickets left

Taking a more relaxed approach to meeting other Finest members, this is a chance to pop in for a chat over coffee. Representatives from the Steering and Events & Marketing Groups will be on hand to chat about Finest, what you’re looking to get out of Finest and how to make the most of your membership. It’s especially ideal for new members but equally useful for “older” members too as this event is really just an open-ended invitation to drop…

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November 2019

Incoterms 2020

Tue 12th November @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 20 tickets left

Examining the relevance of Incoterms to your business, this course explains the delivery terms which determine buyers and sellers’ risks and responsibilities in international contracts. This is the ideal course if you are a beginner or experienced international trader as it provides detailed information regarding Incoterms 2020. Who should attend? Individuals or businesses who trade internationally. What will it cover? • Incoterms and their purpose • The definition of Incoterm 2020 rules • The role of the parties involved in…

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Supervision & Management

Tue 12th November @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 15 tickets left

Learn the skills you need to manage others and create a happy and effective team. On this training course you will discover the importance of motivating your team and the different management styles. Who should attend? Individuals who oversee staff members and their roles. What will it cover? • How to get the best from your team • How to motivate staff members • Different management styles • How to create an effective team

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BCC International Methods of Payment

Tue 12th November @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 20 tickets left

Discover the advantages and disadvantages of the different methods of payment used in international trade. Understanding the necessary documentation and complying with the requirements of each method of payment for international trade, will help your business achieve trouble-free international trade transactions. Who should attend? Shipping technicians, international salespeople and individuals working in accounts and finance. What will it cover? • The methods of payment used in international trade • The necessary documentation needed • Compliance requirements

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Employment, Skills and HR Forum

Wed 13th November @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on Wed 18th September, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on Wed 13th November, 2019 at 8:30 am

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on human resources, skills, education and training. Recent topics covered include: the living wage, apprenticeship levy, and gender pay gap reporting. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in employment law.  

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Marketing Morning

Tue 19th November @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free – £10.00 82 tickets left

You spoke, and we heard! The chamber membership has expressed their interest in marketing, and rightly so! We recognise that it is an important part of your business strategy, and we’re happy to support. All are welcome, so, if you’re just starting out, or consider yourself a seasoned professional, we’d love to have you here. We’ll bring the industry experts, if you bring the questions! Get ready for interactive panel discussions, sharing best practice, knowledge and quality networking. Join us,…

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Future Finest & NexGen Potential Members Breakfast

Wed 20th November @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 60 tickets left

Interested in joining Future Finest or NexGen? If so, join us at our potential members breakfast for a flavour of what Future Finest and NexGen are all about! This event will give you the opportunity to meet and mingle with existing members and gain a better understanding of what these two memberships can offer your aspiring talent. Existing members will be on hand to share their own stories and give a first-hand account of the value they gain from their…

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Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Masterclass

Thu 21st November @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 7 tickets left

A full day presenter led workshop, in a small group, to help international traders understand AEO and review Customs requirements in detail. We will provide a practical explanation of how to apply, the preparation required and help delegates understand and appreciate the effort and preparation required versus the business benefit. The AEO Workshop includes: • Understanding the origins of AEO and it’s place in global trade and regulation • EU and UK Customs role in AEO • Detailed review of…

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Practical Risk Assessment

Fri 22nd November @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£100 – £130 20 tickets left

Identify potential areas of risk in your own workplace with this training course. By creating an effective plan to minimise risk, this will help protect you and your colleagues from workplace hazards and ensure appropriate health and safety law is followed. Who should attend? Individuals or business owners. What will it cover? • Legislation • Risks and hazards • Risk matrices • Workplace problems

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E-Cert & Completing Export Documentation

Tue 26th November @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 20 tickets left

Explore the opportunities E-Z cert can provide as a fast, cost-effective service that can support and help businesses to prepare and certify export documents online. Completing this course will enable you to complete export documentation correctly. Who should attend? Shipping clerks and individuals working in finance, logistics and sales. What will it cover? • How to complete export documents • The skills and knowledge of international trade procedures • Where to go for sources of information

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Staffordshire Chamber’s AGM

Wed 27th November @ 9:00 am - 10:20 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 58 tickets left

Staffordshire Chamber members are cordially invited to our Staffordshire Chamber Annual General Meeting. Hear an overview of achievements from the previous 12 months and welcome our new Board Members to the panel. 09.00am - Arrival and Refreshments 09.15am - Welcome 09.20am - Confirm the minutes of last year's Annual General Meeting 09.25am - Receive the Report of the Local Area Board 09.35am - Ratify the election of the Deputy President 09.40am - Elect Local Area Board members. 10.20am - Close

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Speed Networking

Thu 28th November @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free 47 tickets left

Speed networking is fun, energetic, and it works! Join us for our next speed networking session where you will have the opportunity to make up to 40 new contacts in just one hour. Our speed networking events provide one of the most cost effective ways to develop your organisation, as well as promoting partnership working. Speed networking sessions are hugely popular and often sell-out, so we recommend an early booking to avoid disappointment. Where else can you meet so many…

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Advanced Excel

Thu 28th November @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 8 tickets left

Become an Excel expert by learning the applications advanced tools and techniques. This course will show you how to analyse and present your data more efficiently and effectively as well as automate tasks. Who should attend? Individuals with a good working knowledge of Excel looking to develop more powerful spreadsheets. What will it cover? • VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP • Cut, copy and paste • Creating a view • Advanced list management • Linking data • Outlines • Pivot tables •…

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December 2019

Face to Face Selling

Wed 4th December @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£195 – £250 20 tickets left

Learn the necessary practical skills and techniques required when selling to clients face-to-face. This training course will help you to understand the sales process journey and the core skills required to boost sales. Who should attend? Individuals who create new business leads, especially in a sales role. What will it cover? • The necessary communication skills required to sell • A step-by-step guide to selling • Core selling skills • Effective techniques

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Cost Control

Thu 5th December @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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£130 – £160 18 tickets left

Learn how internal data such as management accounts can be utilised without a great deal of financial training. This course will help you understand the most critical factors that impact costs and how and when to take action to improve business performance. Who should attend? Managers or small business owners. What will it cover? • How internal data can be utilised without a great deal of financial training • How to plot trends and take positive action • How key…

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Social Value and CSR Forum

Fri 6th December @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on Fri 6th September, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on Fri 6th December, 2019 at 8:30 am

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is specifically tailored to bring together business leaders from our chamber membership who are looking to promote social value, CSR and social enterprises within Staffordshire. Methods to help grow social value within our community and local & national constraints are addressed and discussed.  

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Transport Forum

Thu 12th December @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on Thu 12th September, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on Thu 12th December, 2019 at 8:30 am

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on transport, infrastructure, automation and modernisation in transport, and road, sea, rail and aviation policy. Recent topics covered include: M6 Smart Motorway project, HS2, automated vehicles, and electric vehicle charging points across Staffordshire. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters…

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Planning & Construction Forum

Fri 13th December @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on Fri 13th September, 2019 at 8:30 am

One event on Fri 13th December, 2019 at 8:30 am

Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, Commerce House, Festival Park
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5BE United Kingdom
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Free

Our forums are specifically targeted to individual business sectors, allowing for current industry concerns, interests and issues to be aired and addressed. These exclusive meetings are held regularly, however, places are limited. This forum is tasked with exchanging information on planning policy, construction and regeneration. Recent topics covered include: Joint Local Plan for Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-Under-Lyme, Local plans for Stafford Borough, and the NPPF. It also steers Chambers’ representations on these matters and receives updates on developments in planning law.

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