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East Midlands Chamber News

News from September 2008

25 September 2008

SoftXpand Open Day - 8th, 15th, 21st, 22nd October

"The Skills of the children have improved dramatically," says Mrs Sam Fisher, Headmistress of Hope Primary School in the High Peak area of Derbyshire. Her dilemma was simple; to provide greater access to computers for her staff & her students with a small
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25 September 2008

Regional memorandum will further trade in Europe

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber has been working to forge important international business opportunities and trading links in Europe, and its most recent efforts are to culminate in a top level meeting in Chesterfield with a delegation from Romania
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24 September 2008

DNCC's Sales Development Programme

With the so called 'credit crunch' adversely affective some businesses across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, how would you feel to know your sales team were riding high, feeling motivated and to ensure that every call or visit ends in a positive result?
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19 September 2008

Foreign students can keep us competitive

Some firms are still under-rating the importance of foreign languages in helping them win business abroad, according to the International Student Placement Office (ISPO) run by Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber.
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16 September 2008

Chamber looks for hopeful signs amid market turmoil

In spite of turmoil on the world stock markets, and news that the annual rate of inflation rose further to 4.7 per cent in August, there is some positive news coming through for the economy, says Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber.
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16 September 2008

China British Business Awards Beijing 2008

Chesterfield company FA-ST Filtration Analysis Services Technology Ltd have reached the finalist stage of the British Chamber of Commerce Business Awards China to be held in Beijing in November.
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14 September 2008

Join the Fight Against Crime

Crimestoppers is the only charity that works in partnership with the police to solve crimes. People are encouraged to call the national phone number 0800 555 111 anonymously with information about crime and criminals
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8 September 2008

New Principal Consultant at PI Consulting

PI Consulting, the Business Consulting and Advisory firm, is delighted to announce the appointment of Seamus Allison as Principal Consultant. Seamus's career has spanned retail and distribution, manufacturing and professional services where he has held a
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4 September 2008

Legal Alert - September 2008

Legal Alert is a a monthly checklist of new and pending laws, regulations, codes of practice and rulings that could have an impact on your business.
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3 September 2008

Skills are key to Derby’s continued regeneration

Ensuring we develop higher skills among our workforce is the one of the most crucial factors in the successful regeneration of our cities, says Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber, following a report on competitiveness in the UK published on Wednesday
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2 September 2008

Weakened pound leading to ‘imported inflation’

The Bank of England is again likely to hold interest rates at 5 per cent when its Monetary Policy Committee meets on Thursday - and hopes of a cut in the near future have been further undermined by the recent weakness of sterling.
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