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East Midlands Chamber News

News from March 2007

23 March 2007

New start for brighter, busier Business Link

From Monday (April 2nd) a new look Business Link service will be delivered by East Midlands Business – the company formed by the Chambers of Commerce in Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Northamptonshire. Five separate Business Links across the region, inclu
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22 March 2007

Business talent shines in glittering

Business is very much in fashion for DesignDock – the Derby company voted Business of the Year, one of two titles won in the 2007 Business Awards Derbyshire. It was among 16 companies recognised for their innovation, drive and raw talent during a glitteri
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22 March 2007

Bad news for business buried behind the Budget

Chancellor Gordon Brown’s latest and probably last budget provided camouflage for an unwelcome nugget of news for small business in the form of the Lyons report. Derbyshire Chamber has called Sir Michael Lyons’ recommendation on supplementary business rat
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14 March 2007

Skills gap widening say employers

Recruiting skilled workers is getting harder, says Derbyshire Chamber, following publication of a new national report that reveals 55% of employers find it more difficult to recruit skilled employees today than five years ago. The report, UK Skills: Makin
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13 March 2007

Political momentum on climate change cannot be ignored

Business cannot ignore the increasing political momentum behind the climate change debate, says Derbyshire Chamber, following the publication of the Government’s Climate Change Bill. All three main political parties have set out their stalls on the issue,
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13 March 2007

Derby is the centre of attention for European students

Derby's central location is proving to be a key factor in recruiting skilled students from the Continent a crucial advantage for the city's key developing industries.Companies in sectors such as hi-tech engineering and IT face a stiff battle in the market
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5 March 2007

Rt. Hon Margaret Beckett to open Chamber offices

Foreign Secretary, the Rt. Hon Margaret Beckett to officially open Derbyshire Chamber’s new Derby offices. TIME & DATE 1pm Friday, March 23rd (event 12.30pm onwards)VENUE Commerce House, 2 Victoria Way, Pride Park, DerbyDE24 8ANDETAILS Foreign Secretary,
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