Putting your business needs at the heart of our strategy

Helping you measurably engage, enrich and enhance your business. The Chamber represents a complex business ecosystem in the heartland of the UK. Whatever the sector, shape or size of your organisation, our primary focus is to help you thrive.

At the Heart of East Midlands Business News and Events

15 January 2019

Chamber reacts to rejection of Theresa May’s Brexit deal

Business wants an end to 'laborious' Brexit process
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11 January 2019

Exponential growth for PAL International

When PAL International wanted information on how the manufacturing sector is evolving and where the business should focus in order to grow they reached out to the Leicestershire Collaborate for Growth business support project.
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10 January 2019

East Midlands growth falters at end of 2018

Fourth Quarterly Economic Survey results of 2018 are not comfortable reading
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10 January 2019

New Government guidance on navigating Brexit

The website offers easy to follow links to more detailed advice
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7 January 2019

New Year message from Chamber President

Focus on the positives, says Kevin Harris
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3 January 2019

Chance to steer future migration policy

MAC roundtable will feedback to Sajid Javid's immigration White Paper
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2 January 2019

New executive pay transparency measures come into force

Regulations make it a statutory requirement for UK listed companies with more than 250 employees to disclose and justify the ratio of their CEO’s pay to their UK employees
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29 December 2018

New Year's Honours

Congratulations to all recipients
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19 December 2018

British business says no to no-deal in 100 days’ time

Five leading business-representation organisations issue joint statement urging Government to put aside factional disputes
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Helping your business grow, whether through optimising processes, upskilling your people or reducing costs through membership benefits – the Chamber connects you to funding, skills, new people, expert help and provides a platform where you and your business can flourish.

How can I grow faster with the Chamber's help?

Whether you want to network, exhibit, learn more about what’s going on in your sector through industry forums – the Chamber helps you access hundreds of opportunities to meet and connect with businesses in the East Midlands every year.

How can I connect with the right people
with the Chamber's help?

To stay competitive means you need good people, with the right skills who feel valued and appreciated – the Chamber can provide you with expert analysis of your current situation, connect you with fully- or partially-subsidised training or even introduce you to new talent.

How can I develop skills more effectively
with the Chamber's help?

Reaching and influencing the right person, whether it’s your industry sector peers, your local MP, a specific Government department or simply people who need what you do – the Chamber is an authoritative body which has the status and mandate to ensure your voice is heard by the right people.

How can I influence the right people
with the Chamber's help?

Whether your business currently operates overseas or not – the Chamber’s award-winning International Trade team can help enable businesses at all stages of the export journey - from start-ups to multinationals - to be successful in overseas markets.

How can I possibly profit more from international business?



We know that every business is different and that means different priorities, different pressure points, different aims and objectives and, of course, different budgets – the Chamber doesn’t take a one-size-fits-all approach to membership. Our membership criteria is based on the size of your business, so the amount you pay to become a member is relative - minimising risk and maximising value.

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