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

17 April 2019

Chamber welcomes Assured Energy as new Patron

Patrons include organisations that want to take an influential and prominent role in the local business community
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16 April 2019

Employment improves but fluctuations suggest lack of confidence among employers

"Figures reflect the harsh reality of the times we live in"
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11 April 2019

Chamber comment on Brexit extension

Businesses and communities need resolution
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8 April 2019

HMRC extends deadline for £8m of customs training funding

Firms booking on to Chamber Brexit training could access funding until 31 May
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3 April 2019

Chamber speaks out on continued lack of clarity over Brexit

'Divorce' is killing confidence, stifling growth and putting businesses at risk
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2 April 2019

Survey confirms Brexit doubt is stifling business

Companies facing cash flow problems as uncertainty continues
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1 April 2019

National Living Wage rises today

National Minimum Wage also goes up
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29 March 2019

Cracking growth for Dry Ice Network

Whether it’s to transport medical supplies, create a spooky scene in a theatre production or clean engineering parts, demand for dry ice is sliding upwards and a Leicester-based business is expanding to take full advantage.
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28 March 2019

Improving the mental and physical wellbeing of construction sector workers

Innovative project offers 24/7 confidential help in the Nottingham area
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26 March 2019

JCB lays foundation for new factory

New £65m plant in India
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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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