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East Midlands Chamber News

News from October 2008

27 October 2008

MP to meet Pubwatch

MP for North East Derbyshire, Natascha Engel, will be the guest of Clay Cross Pubwatch on Friday (November 7th), a crime prevention scheme for local pubs, clubs and restaurants.
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27 October 2008

Keeping the wheels of commerce turning sustainably

The Greater Nottingham Transport Partnership's annual Big Wheel Business Club has celebrated the efforts of four businesses in developing and implementing innovative and well thought out approaches for encouraging employees and customers to think sustaina
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21 October 2008

Bring forward A453 improvements

Business leaders are urging Chancellor Alistair Darling to prioritise spending on transport infrastructure following indications that he is intending to bring forward capital infrastructure projects.
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14 October 2008

Develop your business through staff enhancement

The second of this years FREE MET4 events will be held on the 22nd October at 8.30am at Payne, Giltbrook, Nottinghamshire and will focus on upskilling and re-training your workforce as well as developing the workforce of the future - which is key if you a
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14 October 2008

Local firms see better times ahead

In contrast to the agitated mood of the stock markets and preoccupation with the negative implications for the economy, some Nottinghamshire firms are actually anticipating better prospects for the next quarter.
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13 October 2008

Pensions Protection Fund (PPF) Consultation

The Pensions Protection Fund (PPF) has contacted The British Chambers of Commerce to help identify a group of businesses (each business should employ 300 people or less) who have a Defined Benefit Pensions Scheme to discuss the PPF levy.
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8 October 2008

Decisive action gets backing from business

Business leaders have endorsed the decisive concerted action by the UK Treasury and the central banks in the UK, America and Europe to quell the turmoil in the global markets - but say more action may be needed and that the banking industry must now live
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7 October 2008

Interest rates: time to make a decisive cut

Business leaders are urging The Bank of England to make a decisive cut in interest rates on Thursday, following a recent string of economic indicators showing the full extent of the economic slowdown.
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1 October 2008

Forum launched to support construction firms

The first of a quarterly series of events to support the construction industry in two counties is to be held by Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber as it launches its new Construction Forum.
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