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News from January 2010

29 January 2010

Legal Alert - January 2010

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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29 January 2010

Shared maternity leave will place more burdens on business

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce today says new paternity laws which will allow new fathers to take up to six months' paid leave following the birth of their child will place a massive burden on small firms in Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire.
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19 January 2010

DNCC Comments On Cities Outlook Findings For Mansfield

Commenting on figures from the Centre for Cities' flagship Cities Outlook 2010 report, Richard Wilkins, President of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "The Cities Outlook 2010 report* echoes data from our own Quarterly Economic
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17 January 2010

Mobile phone based victim detection and triage mapping

I think I can get Google on board to include this project in their 2010 summer of code initiatives, but the software is not the hardest nut to crack. In my opinion it is pinpointing cell phone signals and their locations given the multipath and chaotic ra
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14 January 2010

DNCC Estimates Cold Snap Costing Businesses £36m-a-day

John Dowson, Head of Policy at the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber, said: "Whilst there is obviously a mixed picture across the region with some areas hit harder by the ice and snow than others, it's safe to say that most businesses will have felt
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8 January 2010

Supporting our Reservists abroad with SaBRE

On 8-13th January 2010, Reservist employers Dean Hyde and George Cowcher will mobilise themselves as they set off on a visit to Afghanistan as part of the Employers Abroad Programme, set up by SaBRE (Supporting Britain's Reservists and Employers).
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8 January 2010

DNCC Supports Government Economic Growth Strategy

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the announcement of new Government plans to promote economic recovery. Business Secretary Lord Mandelson launched the new strategy for economic growth, which places enterprise and industry at
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7 January 2010

Planning Sales for 2010

It is the beginning of the year - a traditional time for setting sales and business targets. When running your own business, the task of setting sales targets is your own. Sometimes it is hard to know where to start.How often are you in the following situ
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