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East Midlands Chamber News

News from September 2009

30 September 2009

Innovative scheme keeps students 'warm' at ncn

Many school leavers apply to college each year and gain a place, but some never make it through the doors when September comes. This can be due to employment or a gap year, but many find themselves out of work or training because of nerves about what to e
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29 September 2009

Survey Highlights Fragile Business Confidence

Early results from Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber's Quarterly Economic Survey suggest the majority of local firms are not seeking additional finance in the short term - a sign that business confidence remains fragile.
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23 September 2009

Adodo will be at the ICT Oscars!

We are extremely pleased to announce that we have been short listed as finalists for the SME Unified Communications Solution of the Year at none other that the Comms National Awards 2009!
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21 September 2009

Construction students are the ‘BEST’

New College Nottingham Construction students received six out of eight accolades in the 2009 East Midlands regional Building Services Engineering Training (BEST) Awards in recognition of their outstanding achievements.
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18 September 2009

Jail for mobile phone driver

Last week saw a lorry driver jailed after he ran over and killed a cyclist. In the preceeding 15 minutes the driver had received 2 AND WRITTEN 3 text messages. Whilst he was not found to be using the phone at the moment of impact (he was leaning over to r
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16 September 2009

Notts Businesses offered Free Zone Opportunities

A delegation from the Fujairah Free Zone Authority, part of the United Arab Emirates, will be in Nottinghamshire on Wednesday (September 30th) to encourage businesses to take up opportunities for expansion and overseas trade.
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9 September 2009

Interest Rates Likely to be Frozen Into Next Year

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber says interest rates are likely to be frozen at their record low level for some months to come as the Bank of England strives to ensure a firm foothold for economic recovery.
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4 September 2009

Legal Business Briefing Seminar

Keep updated with the latest developments in employment law, contracts, staff issues, health and safety and much more. It's aimed at businesses who want an overview of the legal aspects of running a small business in a bite sized chunk!
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2 September 2009

Pain At The Pumps Has Only Just Begun

Motorists will face even more 'pain at the pumps' in the coming year as oil prices rise and the Government pushes ahead with tax hikes to shore up the gaping deficit in the public finances.
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