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East Midlands Chamber News

News from November 2008

30 November 2008

December 2008 Legal Alert

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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25 November 2008

Jubilation as road is cleared for upgrade

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber is delighted with news that work on dualling the A46 between Newark and Widmerpool could begin next year, part of an extra £1bn to be invested in major transport projects intended to stimulate the economy.
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25 November 2008

Economy and transport issues for MP meeting

Bassetlaw MP John Mann is set to meet the area's business leaders on Friday (November 28th) to discuss a wide range of issues - and the economy and transport are expected to top the agenda.
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19 November 2008

Double award win for ncn School of Construction

New College Nottingham's (ncn) School of Construction has been recognised for its expertise in plastering training, receiving two awards at the prestigious national 'Plaisterers' Training Awards 2008' held at Plaisterers' Hall, London on 29th October.
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18 November 2008

Expect interest rate cuts, beware deflation

The dramatic fall in the rate of inflation has cleared the way for further cuts in interest rates, say local business leaders, but the Bank of England will have to be more proactive in order to head off the damaging prospect of deflation next year.
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16 November 2008

BERR - Managing Cash Flow Guides

Credit Management Matters is an online portal designed to help you get paid with tips from the UK centre of excellence and links to resources brought to you by leading industry professionals.
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12 November 2008

Taking the Pulse – East Midlands

The Cyber Security KTN PULSE programme is aimed at identifying and gathering feedback - 'taking the PULSE' - on the key issues that regional stakeholders and businesses have in the area of Cyber Security. PULSE events are designed to provide a catalyst fo
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12 November 2008

Your Invitation to Danwood's Open Day at Donington Park

Please find attached an invitation to an Open Day Event Danwood are holding at Donington Park in early December, to come along to the day and see first hand some new equipment and technology, including software, that Danwood are bringing to the market, in
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12 November 2008

DDEP Business Crime Survey - We Need Your Views

Derby & Derbyshire Economic Partnership have commissioned DC Research to review the Business Crime Reduction work funded by Derby & Derbyshire Economic Partnership and delivered by Derbyshire Police and the Chamber of Commerce.
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11 November 2008

Matlock businesses seek better support

Matlock's business community is concerned that it is falling behind other parts of Derbyshire in terms of industrial development and is urging the planners to give them better consideration.
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10 November 2008

Children in need

A team from Graphic Results design and print walked on Saturday 8th November from our Chesterfield office on Chatsworth Road to our Belper office on bridge street (approx 19.5miles) for Children in Need. We did the walk in about 7hours and to date have ra
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6 November 2008

Bold rates cut will help protect jobs and build economy

The decision by the Bank of England to sharply cut interest rates to 3 per cent today (Thursday November 6th) - the biggest cut since 1981 - has been hailed by business leaders as a bold move and a strong signal of the resolve to protect jobs and revitali
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5 November 2008

Employers welcome £27m skills boost

A £27m boost to improve skills and increase job opportunities has been welcomed by local employers who are eager to see measures to counter any job losses due to the economic downturn.
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4 November 2008

More rates cuts needed to build on momentum

The Bank of England is being urged by local business leaders to cut interest rates by a further 50 basis points on Thursday (November 6th) in order to build on recent measures to boost the economy.
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3 November 2008

Regeneration chief to address business leaders

Marc Cole, chief executive of Nottingham Regeneration Limited, will be the guest of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber at its Nottingham City Leader Lunch at the Park Plaza Hotel on Friday (November 14th).
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3 November 2008

SME Legal Alert - November 2008

Legal Alert is 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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