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East Midlands Chamber News

News from April 2010

21 April 2010

Win tickets to see Nottingham Forest

Orchid IT will be celebrating their recent contract renewal at the City Ground on the 24th of April in The Robin Hood Suite. Forest will be looking for another home win against Plymouth and we have 3 pairs of tickets to give away for the Robin Hood Suite
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14 April 2010

Chamber Compares Main Parties’ Manifestos

Following the launch this week of the Labour, Conservative and Lib Dem election manifestos, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber has taken a closer look to see how they will impact the business sector.
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14 April 2010

Positive UK Trade Figures Echo Chamber QES

Local exporters are benefitting from increased sales thanks to the weaker pound, new figures suggest. Data from the Office for National Statistics shows that the UK trade gap narrowed to its lowest level in almost three years in February, where it stood a
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12 April 2010

Labour Manifesto Must Support Business

Commenting on the release of the Labour Party's 2010 General Election manifesto, Richard Wilkins, president of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber, said: "Whilst the Chamber is apolitical and works with politicians from all parties, Labour's manife
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8 April 2010

Rates set to stay low until at least November, says Chamber

Commenting on today's decision by the Bank of England to keep interest rates at their historic low of 0.5%, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "Interest rates have remained at an all-time low o
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7 April 2010

Chamber Members Identify Infrastructure Priorities

Bureaucracy and red tape; a loss of trade because of transport, energy and communication deficiencies; and taking major planning decisions out of the hands of politicians are just some of the issues that businesses in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire have i
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7 April 2010

Businesses Look Ahead To Recovery

The economy in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire has finally emerged from recession following an encouraging business performance during the first three months of the year.
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