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East Midlands Chamber News

News from June 2010

29 June 2010

Chamber Board To Discuss Plans For LEPs

A powerful group of local business leaders will meet to discuss the best ways of ensuring that Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire fully benefit from their share of a new £1.4bn cashpot launched in the wake of a government decision to scrap the East Midlands D
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28 June 2010

BusinessWatch Launches On LinkedIn

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce's BusinessWatch service now has its own group page on the business networking site LinkedIn, which will help members to make new contacts and keep up to date with BusinessWatch activities.
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25 June 2010

New BusinessWatch Website Launched

A new website has been launched which aims to equip firms in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire with the tools and information they need to protect their premises and fight business crime.
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22 June 2010

Chamber reacts to Emergency Budget

Commenting on the measures announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Emergency Budget earlier, George Cowcher, chief executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "Business growth needs to be at the very heart of eco
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22 June 2010

Firms Urge Caution On VAT

More than a third of firms in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire say any increase in VAT announced in today's Emergency Budget would have a detrimental effect on their business.
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21 June 2010

Retaining Business Link, preserving local authority business assistance and maintaining investment in key infrastructure projects are the top three business support services that firms in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire would most like to see protected fro
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17 June 2010

New Social Media Marketing Group on LinkedIn

Social Media Marketing UK (SMMUK) is for people who want to meet and discuss social media marketing and to understand how social media fits in the marketing mix and to chat and understand more about SMM Metrics,& Measurement.
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16 June 2010

Consortium shows the way to savings

A groundbreaking consortium of East Midlands housing organisations is set to be launched next month to show how working together can make huge cash and efficiency savings.
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14 June 2010

Businesses Have Their Say On Taxing Issues

More than 60% of businesses want the government to scrap the planned employers' National Insurance Increase in full in next week's Emergency Budget, according to new figures from the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce.
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11 June 2010

Baltic States’ Recruitment Solutions

Europe Solutions, an international recruitment and business support company, has entered into partnerships with recruitment companies in the Baltic States in order to gain access to a larger talent pool and react to changing migration patterns.
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10 June 2010

Chamber Calls For Credible Budget Plan

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee today held its base rate of interest at the all time low of 0.5% for another month. It also maintained the size of its Asset Purchase Programme at £200bn.
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10 June 2010

Chamber Set To Welcome Dubai Delegation

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce is hosting a special event at Pride Park Stadium to give local business leaders the opportunity to create and develop trading partnerships with companies in Dubai.
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9 June 2010

SCHOOL CHILDREN SHOW DESIGN FLAIR

115 pupils from Dovecote Primary, Whitegate Primary and Milford Primary schools in Clifton, Nottingham visited the East Midlands Conference Centre on Tuesday 25th May to find out the winner of a competition to design a new logo to commemorate the conferen
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9 June 2010

TRAINEE CHEF AMONGST THE BEST IN NOTTINGHAM

At the 5th Annual STARs Awards, the East Midlands Conference Centre's Jack Scavetta was highly commended for the 'Most Promising Trainee' award. The awards, now in their 5th consecutive year, highlight the leading talent in Nottinghamshire's tourism, cult
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8 June 2010

Chamber urges businesses to back LightSpeed bid

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce is urging its members to get behind a flagship bid to attract millions of pounds of investment to create a world class high speed broadband network in Derby.
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7 June 2010

Superfast Broadband Bid Launch In Derby

LightSpeed Derby has today (June 7) launched its bid to attract millions of pounds of investment into the city and is appealing for support from local residents and businesses.
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7 June 2010

DNCC Tender Opportunity: Reprographics

NOTICE INVITING TENDER FOR THE PROVISION OF REPROGRAPHICS EQUIPMENT/SERVICES TO THE DERBYSHIRE AND NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY Applications are invited from Chamber Members for the provision of reprographics equipment and services to
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7 June 2010

Local Economy Set For World Cup Boost

The local economy will benefit from a cash injection of more than £50m this summer if England do well in the World Cup, according to the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce.
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3 June 2010

Derbyshire Economic Forum, 22 June 2010

Leading business magazine Insider's economic debate roadshow arrives in Derby at the Hallmark Hotel in Midland Road on 22 June, where a panel of business leaders will debate the challenges and opportunities that the county faces in front of an invited bus
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3 June 2010

Chamber Welcomes Red Tape Action Plan

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce today welcomes an announcement by Business Secretary Vince Cable to review the introduction of 200 employment regulations that have yet to come into force and will cost an estimated £19bn to implement.
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2 June 2010

Emergency Budget Tax Survey

The Chancellor of the Exchequer will publish his Emergency Budget on 22nd June - and significant changes to the tax system are expected.
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