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News from June 2009

30 June 2009

Decision due on Retirement at 65

The long running legal battle to scrap the default retirement age of 65 should finally reach its conclusion within the next few months, and the result could have dramatic implications for every employer across the region.
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29 June 2009

Futurestory Derby and the East Midlands

"FutureStory Derby and the East Midlands" is the first in a series of forward-looking books promoting a wider understanding of how globalisation is changing everyday lives and jobs in six cities and regions.
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25 June 2009


Silver Pride Software are the regions fastest growing software development company that provides intelligent software solutions for marketing companies and web site solution providers. Our unique .NET content management system and suite of tools has been
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22 June 2009

Networking at The Village

The Village Hotel in Nottingham will be the venue for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber's Mini MEGA networking event on Friday (June 26th).
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19 June 2009

Bank of England should get more powers says Chamber

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber is backing the Governor of the Bank of England's call for greater powers to promote financial stability, saying it is a vital step in avoiding a repeat run of the problems that have damaged the economy.
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17 June 2009

dyno rescues puppy

A young boy accidently flushed his puppy dog down the toilet when he was cleaning him. The puppy ended up in the main drain. The boy's Mum called out the fire bridgade and RSPCA but they could not remove the puppy from the drain.
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17 June 2009

Chamber gets in the face of young people

Part of the answer to tackling rising unemployment, particularly among young people, could be through Facebook and other social networking environments, says Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber which has just signed up to its own account.
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17 June 2009

The 2nd Annual Coleman Bradshaw Beer Festival

Matlock and Sutton-in-Ashfield bases accountants Coleman Bradshaw raised over £1,000 for the Matlock Town FC new stand appeal by combining business with beer and football through their annual beer festival at Matlock Town Football Club. Friday evening was
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16 June 2009

World of opportunity for business

Highlighting the importance of global trade was the focus of a free event at Derby Conference Centre, organised by Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber.
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4 June 2009

Driver Safety Policy

I would like to produce a news article giving some guidance to businesses about Driver Safety and the requirements to ensure compliance with the various regulations surrounding this subject.
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3 June 2009

Don't give up on this generation

Employers are being urged not to give up on the current generation of school-leavers and graduates as youngsters face a long tough summer of job hunting.
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1 June 2009

Someone to watch over you

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber is urging employers to pay more attention to the issue of lone worker safety, and has come up with a new scheme to help make sure they don't get caught out by wide-ranging legislation.
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