A new initiative is going to be launched, that is promising to offer business leaders across the county legal insight and best practice advice.

The initiative, called The Directors Club, will launch on July 1 as announced by Cumbria Chamber of Commerce.

The Directors Club's first key sponsor, Muckle LLP , a law firm, will support the legal element of The Directors Club and discussions for the forthcoming year, offering business leaders across Cumbria legal insight and best practice advice.

Cumbria Chamber will begin to hold valuable events and discussions for its Directors Club members.

It is an initiative for business leaders seeking new challenges and opportunities, and facilitates professional development through a trusted partner network.

Suzanne Caldwell, Managing Director of Cumbria Chamber of Commerce said: "We're delighted to be working with Muckle LLP as our first Directors Club sponsor.

"I'm sure Directors Club members are going to find real value in Muckle's involvement, and I know there are some great plans in the pipeline with them - so watch this space!"

Tony McPhillips, Partner at Muckle LLP said: "This is a fantastic initiative which will provide a real benefit to the business community and help showcase best practice and innovation in the region.

“We’re excited to partner with the Chamber and are looking forward to sitting down with local businesses to share ideas and hopefully make a real difference.”