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Prosperous and expanding business communities such as ours are usually home to a number of established and very successful organisations. In Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire, we are proud that so many have become Patrons of the Chamber as a way of supporting their local area.

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Become a Patron of The Chamber and, as well as raising your company profile, you’ll join a group of prominent regional companies and make a valuable contribution to the leading business organisation for the East Midlands. For details of the benefits and a breakdown of the fees, please email Yvonne Pennington or call her on 0333 320 0333.


Air-IT is an award winning IT and Communications specialist, ranked among the world’s top 250 Managed ICT Service Providers and No.1 in the East Midlands.

Aligning technology with business goals, we’re a trusted ICT partner to over 400 SMB and enterprise clients across a wide range of sectors.

We offer a full portfolio of services tailored to your needs, including a range of monthly support packages, as well as cyber-security, backup & business continuity, cloud, telephony, mobiles and broadband and connectivity solutions.

Whether you choose to fully outsource your ICT, or complement in-house resources, Air-IT provide a complete managed solution for all your supply, installation and support needs.

Blueprint Interiors

"Blueprint Interiors chief aim is to help our fellow businesses improve their productivity by revitalising their workplaces and creating great built environments. Our core values embrace ‘love what you do’; integrity; creativity as well as cooperation so it was an easy decision to become a Patron of the Chamber."

"Located in the heart of the East Midlands and as the leading experts in our field we believe that we can be even more effective members and offer greater involvement in the future of local business and industry."
- Rob Day, Managing Director, Blueprint Interiors.

Derby County Football Club

Founded in 1884, Derby County Football Club was one of the 12 founder members of the Football League in 1888 and is one of only ten clubs to have competed in every season of the English Football League, winning the First Division title in 1971/72 and again in 1974/75.

Under the leadership of Owner and Chairman Mel Morris, President and Chief Executive Sam Rush and Head Coach at the iPro Stadium, the club is currently mounting a promotion push to the Premier League

Edward Hands & Lewis

Edward Hands & Lewis Solicitors is a proud supporter and patron of the Chamber and is dedicated to supporting businesses across the Midlands.

EHL have been supporting people and businesses for their legal needs for over 120 years and have multiple branches across the East Midlands. Specialising in property, Wills, probate, lasting powers of attorney, buying and selling businesses and much more, EHL are an award-winning firm accredited by Lexel, CQS and Investors in People.

We pride ourselves on the quality of service that we offer to everyone, and as patrons of the Chamber, are happy to provide a free initial assessment to any Chamber member. For more information and to speak to a member of the team call 0116 266 5394, email info@ehlsolicitors.co.uk or visit their website www.ehlsolicitors.co.uk.

EMB Group

EMB Group helps organisations of all types and sizes become more effective, more efficient and more profitable, summed up in the phrase Catalysing Better Business.

EMB achieves this by providing market-leading accreditation and risk management solutions, business improvement consultancy and through the delivery of a range of publicly funded programmes.

EMB was formed in 2005 and since then we’ve delivered around 100 substantial programmes and projects.

Gem 106

Gem 106 - Great Music Variety for The Great East Midlands.


Greendog provides clients with a range of Digital Solutions including Mobile App Development, Cloud Software Solutions and Web and Ecommerce Design.

We believe in adaptability and bringing personality into every aspect of what we do. We also know that getting to know you and your business is one of the most important aspects in delivering effective results and helping you to reach your full digital potential.

The whole team at Greendog has a fresh, vibrant outlook which helps us maintain a technological lead with everyone taking pride in managing the delivery of our clients’ objectives across all platforms.

We are a company which is constantly evolving; however, our exceptionally high quality service and cutting-edge digital solutions remain constant.


At IN'n'OUT we offer a completely new approach to car maintenance and MOT testing. From the moment you enter one of our stores, whether you're having a Service, MOT or Valet, our team will ensure your experience is refreshingly different from what you've been used to. In addition our clear, fixed prices mean you know exactly how much everything is going to cost beforehand as all prices shown include VAT, parts and labour.

John Pye & Sons Ltd

John Pye & Sons Ltd. (trading as John Pye Auctions) is proud to support the activities of the Chamber as a patron and to support businesses operating throughout the Midlands.

John Pye Auctions has been trading for 45 years and holds more than 350 auctions a year across the UK. It works on behalf of UK banks, finance houses, government authorities, insolvency practitioners, property agents and retailers. Managing more than 27,000 stock and asset disposals instructions each year, it strives to achieve maximum realisations across asset portfolios.

John Pye Auctions can provide Chamber members with free appraisals for surplus assets for auction. Go to www.johnpye.co.uk or call John Pye Auctions disposals team on 0115 970 6060 for more details.

Love Business

As the biggest event in the region targeting businesses of all sizes from from micro to PLC’s - UK Traders to International Corporations, Love Business has developed into the model for Inspiring Business by Sharing Success. Helping business engage through the annual Expo and magazine, through to promoting themselves free via the Love Business website and press releases.

It’s core aims are:

Inspiring Business by Sharing Success.
Connect businesses with organisations who can help them.
Provide a platform for businesses to promote, engage and do business.

Inspiring Business by Sharing Success – The Love Business ethos is simple, to bring together all aspects, sectors and contributors of the East Midlands business eco system. It started with a business event and has grown to a movement which engages people who Love Business and pulls together all the organisations who can help businesses of any size.

Nottingham Forest Football Club

Nottingham Forest Football Club has been at the heart of sport in the City of Nottingham for over 150 years and it has hosted, served and supported local businesses in the East Midlands.

From corporate hospitality, advertising and sponsorship the club is well positioned to support a plethora of different business growth opportunities both locally and internationally.

A truly global brand, the club strikes a balance between international kit manufacturers and global gaming companies to nationwide auctioneers, wealth management services and local fruit and veg suppliers.

Nottingham Forest is an ideal hub for business in the local community supporting growth and prosperity both locally and overseas.

PKF Cooper Parry

Imagine if visiting your accountant wasn’t a dull, dreary experience. Imagine turning up – not a pile of paperwork in sight – to meet a bright, inquisitive team who give you straight-forward advice about how to grow your business, become more tax efficient, manage your personal wealth and get up to speed with your IT.

Imagine no further. We’re PKF Cooper Parry. We work with more privately-owned businesses with a turnover of £5m+ than anyone else in the Midlands. We put people and relationships before products and services. And this is what’s made us the fastest growing firm of accountants in the UK.

Contact: Melanie Campbell – melaniec@pkfcooperparry.com Tel: 01332 411163

Qdos Consulting

Qdos Consulting delivers outstanding support, consultancy, defence, protection and training services to freelancers, SMEs, the accountancy profession, trade associations and affinity groups in human resource, employment law, health & safety, tax, VAT and IT Training.

Quiet Storm Solutions

Quiet Storm Solutions – Celebrating 30 Years in business

As a Strategy, Sales and Marketing solutions organisation, Quiet Storm helps businesses understand what works and why by transforming sales and marketing activities into a predictable process; helping business owners get better returns from their efforts, budgets and people.

Quiet Storm specialises in helping SMEs to develop growth strategies by implementing a process-driven approach to generating opportunities and converting sales.

Strategy and Direction - Helping you focus on what drives profitable growth

Creative Design - Inspiring and attracting through branding, brochures and direct mail

Digital Marketing - Websites and online applications which deliver a measurable return

Sales Conversion - Effective communication through video, presentations and exhibitions

Engage and Influence - Helping you change behaviour and understanding of those who matter

Want to know more? Telephone: 0845 330 0805, pop in for coffee pr arrange a one-to-one meeting for that specific project or idea.

Click onto the logo and you will be directed to the website where you can get in touch.

RDS Global

RDS Global is delighted to be a Chamber Patron and as a Derby based company has been operating for more than 20 years.
Technology is the greatest source of innovation and an enabler to take business to another level. RDS Global aids this journey by providing industry-leading technology and supporting Midlands companies with the tools to empower their business and make greater strides; improving their own sectors and the quality of service to their customers.
The company now support 4,000 users in 200 locations across the UK, serving our customers in sectors which include automotive retail, builders’ merchants, care homes, hotel and hospitality and professional services.

“RDS Global is proud to have earned a reputation for delivering very high standards of service, expertise and professionalism. Our commitment for ensuring complete customer satisfaction is never compromised – a cornerstone principle to support business growth and addressing the changing needs of our valued customers as they arise.”

- Phil Harvey, Managing Director

The Money Shop

The Money Shop has been on the high street for over 17 years. We provide consumer finance services nationwide in our 230 stores, and online. Our product range includes travel money, prepaid cards, loans, cheque cashing, pawnbroking and gold for cash.

We pride ourselves on our great customer service and customers are at the heart of everything we do. We are regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), are members of the Consumer Finance Association (CFA), and comply with responsible lending guidelines.

Toyota Manufacturing UK

Toyota's decision to establish a manufacturing operation in Europe was announced in 1989 and Toyota Manufacturing UK was established in December that year. There are two manufacturing plants in the UK representing a total investment in excess of £1.85 billion and currently approximately 3,100 members are employed. The vehicle manufacturing plant is located at Burnaston in Derbyshire, the engine manufacturing plant is located at Deeside in North Wales.

University of Derby

The University of Derby offers a wide range of services that can support local businesses. From starting a business and funding provisions to leading research, innovation and knowledge transfer, we can deliver the help you need to make your business even more successful. We value the perspectives we gain through our partnerships with businesses of all sizes.

University of Leicester

The University of Leicester is a leading UK university with an international reputation for high quality teaching and research. Our expertise stretches across the Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences and Medicine. We work in partnership with business and industry on a range of projects including training and professional education and the commercialisation of research.

University of Nottingham

"The University of Nottingham has supported Chamber activities for many years since it believes that the Chamber provides an excellent means of interacting with businesses and enterprise in the region. As a large organisation and employer itself, the University takes the view that it is important to provide corporate support to the Chamber which provides the voice of business in the wider locality. This relationship is mutually supporting as the Chamber also assists the University's in its knowledge transfer and innovation activities."
- Richard Masterman, Director, Research Innovation Services

Westfield Health

Almost a century ago, Westfield Health committed to supporting people throughout their working lives and beyond with affordable, innovative and best in class health cover. And as a leading provider of corporate health insurance nobody knows more about keeping people healthy, motivated and fit for work than they do.

Westfield Health are proud to partner with such a prestigious organisation, providing innovative and effective health cover solutions exclusively to Chamber members.


"As a family owned retailer, Wilko is proud to support the work of the Chamber especially in relation to the regeneration of town centres and to ensure that these areas remain vibrant, safe and attractive places to shop. Supporting the Chamber also gives us the opportunity to work alongside our colleagues from the high street and ensures we all have the same opportunities to contribute to the future success of the retail environment."
- Dave Jones, Wilko

Work Wallet

Suitable for any health and safety environment, Work Wallet provides an industry-specific toolkit to help remote workers access all the information they need at the click of a button, with quick and easy access to report back.

Work Wallet, a product of Greendog, can reduce risk, save costs and improve efficiencies for businesses. With this smart technology you can connect your office and workforce keeping teams together, even when they’re not.

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