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East Midlands Chamber News

News from July 2010

29 July 2010

Fashion student is a step closer to representing the UK

A Foundation Degree Fashion Interpretation and Practice student from New College Nottingham (ncn) has been invited to attend training ahead of the selection process for the team that will represent the UK at the international WorldSkills competition in Lo
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26 July 2010

Chamber Backs Member Research On Wasted Tenders

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has called on the government to do more to stem the tide of public sector tender withdrawals, which cost the public and business sectors more than £13m every year.
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22 July 2010

Chamber Calls For LEP Unity

A powerful group of business leaders has called on the key political decision-makers in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to work together to establish a cross-county Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) to fill the vacuum left by the East Midlands Development
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19 July 2010

Businesses Have Their Say On Red Tape

The UK's onerous Health and Safety culture, the extension of maternity and paternity rights and the regulations controlling employee dismissals are all in need of a radical overhaul, according to new research*.
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14 July 2010

DNCC Reacts To Claimant Count Reduction

Better than expected unemployment figures* have provided further evidence that the local economy is starting to recover, according to the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce.
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9 July 2010

ncn is Hospitality Apprentice Provider of the Year

New College Nottingham (ncn) has been awarded Hospitality Apprentice Provider of the Year at the Hospitality Apprenticeship Awards 2010, run by the Hospitality Skills Alliance with leading awarding body EDI and partners.
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8 July 2010

OMA Contracts Launch New Web Site

OMA Contracts Limited have launched a new comprehensive web site for business furnishing accessories for post room, shelving, recycle bins and furniture.
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7 July 2010


Whitehall Financial Independent's (WFI) Derby office is rapidly expanding with three new appointments - Independent Financial Advisers, Kevin Holleron and Mark Tennant and Branch Manager Martin De Lamo White have recently joined the firm.
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6 July 2010

QES Results Are A Tale Of Two Cities

Firms across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire have reported contrasting fortunes and trading forecasts, according to the latest results of one of the region's most respected business surveys.
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2 July 2010

Businesses Urged To Have Their Say On Red Tape

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce is urging its members to identify the red tape they would most like to see cut in the wake of a government pledge to scrap unnecessary laws and excessive regulations.
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2 July 2010

Local Promotional Company Goes Platinum

Recognition Express Nottingham was proud to announce the launch of their new Platinum Card on 1st July. All their loyal customers are being sent a personalised VIP card which will give the card holder access to exclusive special offers, competitions, regu
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