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East Midlands Chamber News

News from August 2008

26 August 2008

Book your place for an evening with the best

The Business Awards Nottinghamshire, organised by Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber, are set to take place at Colwick Hall on Friday September 26th, and will be hosted by Amy Voce and Matthew Smith of Heart FM.
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13 August 2008

The dragon’s back and breathing fire

Former Dragons' denizen Rachel Elnaugh will be the guest of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber on September 17th when she comes to Chatsworth House to recount her roller-coaster ride in business.
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12 August 2008

HOPKINS TAKES DIRECTORSHIP AT NEWTONS

"The company's continued growth and the need to maintain director level relations with our growing client base has provided me with the opportunity to offer Andy Hopkins a directorship, which I'm delighted to announce he has accepted," says Chris Newton,
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12 August 2008

MPs set to get down to business

Local MPs Paul Holmes and Natascha Engel will be the guests of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber on Friday (August 22nd) for a free breakfast event in which they will meet business leaders in Chesterfield.
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11 August 2008

Plea for fairer energy for business

Energy suppliers are failing to provide businesses with the same fair and transparent service to which domestic energy users are entitled, claims Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber.
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5 August 2008

Driving the business agenda

Local companies will be firmly in the driving seat at an event aimed solely at businesses based in Chesterfield and the surrounding areas on Thursday (August 13th).
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4 August 2008

Venues get new room online

Derbyshire's conference industry is set to receive a boost with the launch of a revitalised website dedicated to promoting the best that the county has to offer.
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4 August 2008

Interest rate cut hopes fade as inflation grows

The Bank of England is likely to hold interest rates at 5 per cent when its Monetary Policy Committee meets on Thursday - and according to local business leaders it looks as though there is little prospect of cuts in the near future.
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4 August 2008

Impact of poor public health on business

The UK has the highest level of obesity in Europe. In the run up to the next election, public health will be the main feature of party political health policy. The Government has said that the public health threat posed by obesity in the UK is a "potentia
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