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East Midlands Chamber News

News from July 2006

27 July 2006

New report exposes danger of business rate re-localisation

A new report published recently has underlined fears of damaging consequences should the Lyons Inquiry into local government finance recommend re-localisation of business rates. The report, based on independent research commissioned by the British Chamber
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26 July 2006

Derbyshire business puts its case to shadow minister

Representatives from a broad cross-section of Derbyshire businesses put their views on economic progress to Theresa Villiers, shadow chief secretary to the Treasury, on Wednesday (July 26th). The meeting at the Renaissance Derby/Nottingham Hotel at South
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25 July 2006

MS Charity target is a walkover

John Wilson, a senior regional UK Trade and Investment adviser based with Derbyshire Chamber in Derby, has successfully completed a forty-mile trek through the Dales, raising an estimated £2,000 for the MS Society.John was delighted at having raised almos
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1 July 2006

STATEMENT FROM DERBYSHIRE CHAMBER

At their meetings earlier this month, the Boards of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chambers of Commerce agreed in principle that a proposal to merge the two Chambers would be put before both sets of members in September. Detailed plans are currently under
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