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East Midlands Chamber News

News from September 2006

27 September 2006

Barclays talks business at Derbyshire Chamber

Some would-be entrepreneurs don’t know the difference between turnover and profit, claims Barclays Bank, who says evening classes and part-time courses could help them succeed.According to the bank, there are more than 105,000 full and part-time courses a
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20 September 2006

Chamber backs DTI – but seeks stronger representation

Business has given the Department of Trade and Industry a big thumbs up, says Derbyshire Chamber, but wants to see it provide stronger representation in Government. According to the British Chambers of Commerce survey, Doing Business in the UK, just under
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19 September 2006

Chamber delivers best programme in the region

The Derbyshire Shell Step programme, delivered by Derbyshire Chamber, is officially the best in the region. Placement officer Jack Preston and assistant Michael Frearson received the Agency of the Year Award for the East Midlands for their efforts in recr
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12 September 2006

Women students do the business in Derby

Two female students living in Derby have earned top marks and a valuable addition to their future career CVs through the Derbyshire Shell Step programme delivered by Derbyshire Chamber.Anne Waggot and Sarah Shannon received champagne, trophies and cheques
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6 September 2006

Chamber says business voice is growing

The county’s business community is gaining a stronger voice with local and national government, says Derbyshire Chamber, following comments from the CBI claiming that politicians do not understand the “fundamental role” commerce plays. Endorsing the CBI d
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