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East Midlands Chamber News

News from February 2010

26 February 2010

Chamber Announces Lobbying Priorities

The list of lobbying priorities has been drawn up following extensive consultation with Chamber members at sector-specific forums, Members' Council meetings and networking events. It is in line with the British Chambers' of Commerce's Blueprint for Busine
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26 February 2010

DNCC Legal Alert - March 2010

DNCC'S Legal Alert is 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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25 February 2010

Young plasterers reach WorldSkills UK final

Four New College Nottingham (ncn) plastering students are through to the WorldSkills UK 'SkillBuild Dry Walling Systems' national competition final - a new category for the WorldSkills UK competitions - after finishing 1st or 2nd in two regional heats ear
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22 February 2010

A453 Is Region’s Top Transport Priority

The widening of the A453 between Junction 24 of the M1 and the A52 in Nottingham is seen as the East Midland's top transport priority, bringing estimated benefits of £320m to the region.
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19 February 2010

Snow Hits Shop Trade

The cold-snap in January, which cost Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire businesses an estimated £17.6m-a-day, contributed to a slump in retail sales, new figures show.
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15 February 2010

How to Save Your Company Money With Driver Training

With Britain starting to climb out of recession, cutting costs is still the number one priority facing fleet decision-makers and introducing a comprehensive occupational road risk management strategy is one of the most effective money-saving measures for
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12 February 2010

Sandicliffe partners with Danwood to drive costs down

Sandicliffe Motor Group has recently partnered with print experts Danwood to introduce a cost cutting managed print solution. As Europe's largest independent print and document management provider, Danwood took on board Sandicliffe's main aim - to reduce
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10 February 2010

Equality & Diversity - It Affects You

Are you aware that an organisation's Equality and Diversity policies and practices will need to be independently verified when public contracts or tenders are awarded?
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9 February 2010

Corporate Offers At Trent Bridge

Catering Manager Neil McGowan hopes to convince Nottinghamshire businesses to host their corporate events at Trent Bridge by offering a special day delegate rate for corporate events held in February and March.
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4 February 2010

Free Procurement Seminar

A free breakfast seminar aimed at helping North Derbyshire businesses win more contracts by shedding light on complex procurement processes takes place in March.
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4 February 2010

DNCC Comments on MPC Decision

The Bank of England's Policy Committee (MPC) today decided to hold interest rates steady for the month and maintain the current level of Quantitative Easing (QE), which has now pumped £200bn of fresh money into the economy.
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1 February 2010

Businesses across Nottinghamshire today stand to lose as much as £452,400 because of unauthorised staff absence on what is fast becoming known as "National Sickie Day".
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