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East Midlands Chamber News

News from October 2009

30 October 2009

Students serve ‘Around the World’ menus

Hospitality and Catering students at New College Nottingham (ncn) will serve up a range of themed dinners from around the world in November at the Adams Restaurant & Brasserie in the Lace Market.
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28 October 2009

Quick Poll: Access to Finance & Impact of Postal Strike

The Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, together with the British Chambers of Commerce, is conducting a quick business survey looking at issues such as access to finance; the impacts of and responses to the postal strikes and priorities fo
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22 October 2009

Changes to supervising learner drivers

At the moment if you have a pre 1997 driving licence you do not need to take a small lorry or minibus test (unless using the minibus for hire and reward) and you can also supervise someone who is learning to drive these categories of vehicle.
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15 October 2009

More Opportunites Are Essential to Keep the Momentum Going

Whilst it was gratifying to note improving levels of confidence from across our membership in the Chamber's latest Quarterly Economic Survey, we are mindful that such confidence is fragile and could be supported in some very realistic and achievable ways.
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15 October 2009

Industry experts unite for Construction Symposium

The third annual Construction Symposium, aimed at industry employers, university academics, industry suppliers and manufacturers, key support and funding agencies, and professional bodies, was hosted by Nottingham Construction Forum (NCF) and New College
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6 October 2009

Outlook Better but Bank Will Be Realistic

The Bank of England is set to keep interest rates on hold at 0.5 per cent for the seventh consecutive month but any expansion of its quantitative easing scheme is likely to follow an assessment for its quarterly inflation report next month.
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5 October 2009

Alternatives to a pay rise

With employees always looking to improve their lot and employers needing to make the most cost effective decisions possible in these 'interesting times' you need to think outside the box sometimes.
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