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East Midlands Chamber News

News from June 2006

12 June 2006

Chamber urges firms to seek rates relief

Derbyshire Chamber is urging small firms to ensure they are taking up their entitlement to rates relief following news that, nationally, as much as £400m is being left unclaimed.According to Local Government Association figures, around half of England's s
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6 June 2006

Terry Waite CBE to address Chamber

Former advisor to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Terry Waite CBE, will be the special guest speaker at Derbyshire Chamber’s annual dinner in September. Terry Waite hit the international headlines in January 1987 when he was taken prisoner in Beirut whilst
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6 June 2006

Keep the opt out or lose out, warns Chamber

The UK's opt out from the Working Time Directive’s 48 hour maximum working week is vital for our competitiveness and must be kept, Derbyshire Chamber has warned. The caution comes during the current protracted negotiations in Brussels over maximum working
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5 June 2006

Making IT pay – seminar to boost profits

Derbyshire Chamber is partnering with BT to demonstrate how a canny approach to IT and communication can boost the efficiency and profitability of the county’s businesses. They are staging a free breakfast seminar in Derby on Tuesday July 4th - Profit fro
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