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East Midlands Chamber News

News from March 2010

29 March 2010

Chamber Says Tory Stance On NICs Is Step In Right Direction

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has welcomed today's announcement by Shadow Chancellor George Osborne that the Conservatives would scrap part of the proposed 1% increased in employers' National Insurance contributions (NICs), saying the
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26 March 2010

DNCC has joined The Work Inspiration Campaign

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has joined The Work Inspiration Campaign which makes available an employer tool kit that helps employer organisations, large and small, across all sectors to offer better work experience for young people.
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24 March 2010

Chamber Responds To Budget

John Dowson, Head of Policy at the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "This was never going to be a giveaway Budget and whilst there were a few crowd-pleasing surprises in there, the Chancellor played it with a relatively straight b
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23 March 2010

Chamber Identifies Budget Priorities

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has identified five key areas which it would like to see the Chancellor of the Exchequer address when he announces his Budget on 24 March.
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17 March 2010

Chamber Calls For Employment Law Changes

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce today calls for a simplification of the rules relating to industrial tribunals and other complex areas of employment law which are stifling job creation and strangling economic growth.
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17 March 2010

Chamber comments on latest UK unemployment figures

Commenting on the release of the latest UK unemployment figures for February 2010, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "Although national figures are better than expected and reflect the sacrifi
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16 March 2010

National win for ncn student chef

Daniel Callieu, New College Nottingham Professional Chefs Diploma student, was awarded a silver medal in the 'City & Guilds 7100 Challenge' at the national catering industry exhibition 'Hotelympia' on 2 March.
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11 March 2010

Chamber Welcomes High Speed Rail Announcement

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has welcomed today's announcement that a High-Speed Rail network will run through the East Midlands, which could bring benefits of as much as £3.8bn to the regional economy.
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10 March 2010

Procurement Seminar Hailed A Success

More than 40 businesses from across north Derbyshire attended a free breakfast seminar aimed at helping firms win more contracts by shedding light on complex procurement processes.
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9 March 2010

Nottinghamshire Economic Insight

The new edition of Nottinghamshire Economic Insight has been released. It contains information on the labour market, business news, recession response, employment issues, and housing and property.
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1 March 2010

The UK's leading business groups have formed a unique coalition promoting an internet petition that calls for the 1% employer National Insurance Contributions increase - planned for April 2011 - to be scrapped.
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