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East Midlands Chamber News

News from July 2009

29 July 2009

Swine Flu Advice Webinar

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber is highlighting a further source of information on swine flu freely available to business as cases continue to rise.
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29 July 2009

Swine Flu policy helps employers

With all indications that swine flu could cause serious problems for the region's employers if it spreads the way many expect, Nottingham solicitors Roythornes have made available a sample Swine Flu policy to those registered with its free employment bull
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29 July 2009

Advanced Manufacturing Boost Is Welcome

A £151m package of measures to boost advanced manufacturing is welcome, says Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber, but will be ineffective unless the Government gets the basics of a business-friendly economy right.
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21 July 2009

Forum Offers Insight Into Building Innovation

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber is offering an insight into the latest construction techniques and developments in environmental sustainability at its next Construction & Property Forum event.
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21 July 2009

Sterling Start For Jewellery Business  

A Derbyshire-based silversmith and jewellery designer has managed to get her new business off to a sterling start with the help of an agency that provides support to people who want to set up on their own.
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20 July 2009

Getting Emotional About Business

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber will be hosting an emotional event on Wednesday (July 29th) when its HR Forum investigates how business leaders can benefit from understanding emotional intelligence.
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16 July 2009

Eager businesses learn about £80m opportunity

There was a full house of business people eager to hear a presentation on the estimated £80m worth of opportunities that could be generated from the proposed Burnaston Cross strategic distribution centre.
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16 July 2009

Chamber fights to keep road as top priority

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber is to write to Transport Secretary Lord Adonis to urge him to see through long awaited improvements to the A453 and not abandon them in order to save money.
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13 July 2009

Amber Valley MP set for business date

Amber Valley MP Judy Mallaber has agreed to informal breakfast talks with local business leaders as the guest of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber on Friday (July 17th).
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8 July 2009

Fall in output underlines fragility of economy

The fall in industrial output in May underlines the fragility of the economy and the need to keep up positive measures to nurture recovery, say business leaders commenting ahead of the Bank of England's interest rate decision on Thursday (July 9th).
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7 July 2009

Cool reception for business rate supplements

News that legislation to give councils powers to levy business rate supplements has been given Royal Assent - the final stage before the proposals become law - has received a cool reception from local business leaders.
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2 July 2009

Rail service standards must be maintained

Nottinghamshire's business leaders are anxious that standards of service are maintained on the East Coast Main Line following the announcement that the Government is to take over its running.
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