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

16 October 2018

Latest employment figures confirm robust regional economy

ONS data shows 11,000 net employment gain over three months
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15 October 2018

Still questions to be answered

Chamber reacts to latest technical notices for Brexit
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15 October 2018

Search has started for the year’s most enterprising women

Nominations can be submitted until 4 January
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15 October 2018

Conference to help firms make transition to a post-Brexit economy

Chamber is urging firms not to just wait for Brexit to happen
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11 October 2018

HS2 opens consultations for Phase 2 environment and impact reports

Interested parties have until 21 December to take part
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11 October 2018

Work together to achieve world-class results

That was the overarching message to come out of Peak Tourism conference
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10 October 2018

Some businesses made hay while the sun shone

But QES results suggest uncertainty about longer-term prospects
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9 October 2018

New train factory could create thousands of jobs

Spanish train maker Talgo is considering Staveley as site for new plant
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4 October 2018

Ending late payments to small businesses

Small businesses will benefit from more timely payments under proposed new measures
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3 October 2018

Rousing rhetoric but PM lacked hard facts

Proof will come only if Government actions match her words
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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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