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

12 June 2018

Regional unemployment remains below the national average

East Midlands continues to create jobs, wealth and oportunity
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11 June 2018

Board member receives Queen's Birthday Honour

Eileen Richards receives an MBE for promotion of female entrepreneurship
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7 June 2018

Employment approaching a crisis

Summit will examine what can be done to avert a perfect storm facing recruitment
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6 June 2018

Two-thirds of firms anticipate staffing problems post-Brexit

First proper survey into what firms are doing to prepare for Brexit shows workforce concerns
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5 June 2018

Chamber welcomes Cabinet decision on third runway at Heathrow

Cabinet says yes to third runway at Heathrow, MPs to vote within 21 Parliamentary days
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30 May 2018

Invitation to tender - Major Events AV 2018/19

The Chamber is inviting tenders for the provision of AV services during 2018/19.
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29 May 2018

Brexit Support

Our comprehensive Brexit Support Programme assists businesses to ensure they are better prepared for the change that Brexit will undoubtedly bring.
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23 May 2018

UN-led sustainability goals roadshow coming to Derby

UN-led sustainability goals roadshow coming to Derby
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21 May 2018

Employability and Skills Summit - Book your place now.

Building on previous years' events, the Chamber's 2018 Employability and Skills Summit will continue to deliver against the manifesto aim - to bridge the gap between education and the world of work.
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2 May 2018

Fresh Aid Match round opens – doubling charitable donations

Government opens £20m aid match funding
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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 Chambers 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 Chambers 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, partially and subsidised training or even introduce you to new talent.

How can I develop skills more effectively
with the Chambers 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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