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East Midlands Chamber News

News from November 2004

17 November 2004

Are you ready for chip and PIN?

Are you ready for chip and PIN? Businesses need more time to install chip and PIN card machines, according to a recent survey by the Forum of Private Business. Only two months remain before the deadline of 1 January 2005 for businesses that accept face to
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17 November 2004

New programme helps business bosses to develop

Business leaders across Derbyshire have the chance to develop their management skills thanks to a new programme delivered by Derbyshire Chamber and Business Link.Lead2Succeed, which is funded by Derbyshire Learning and Skills Council, offers Chief Executi
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12 November 2004

Pop celebrity praise at Learning Awards

“You need to be prepared to do the things you hate to achieve the things you love,” were the inspirational words of pop personality David Grant at a gala dinner to recognise the achievements of Derbyshire companies and learners.Speaking at the Derbyshire
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6 November 2004

Safety the watchword at Watchtower

In fact, business proved so brisk for a Birch Vale woman’s security systems company that she moved into larger premises in Whaley Bridge just ten months after its launch.
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6 November 2004

Tourism businesses net funding

The funding – which includes grants up to a maximum of £300 – will help hotel, guest house and b & b owners, as well as tourist attraction managers and specialist food and drink businesses, attract more customers by marketing effectively through the inter
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5 November 2004

New legislation a further business burden

Companies employing fewer than 15 people are no longer exempt from the Disability Discrimination Act, if they fail to comply they will be deemed discriminatory.Amendments to the act also cover equal opportunities and harassment and the need for employees
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