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East Midlands Chamber News

News from August 2010

31 August 2010

Quarterly Economic Survey Now Online

The largest survey of its kind in the UK, the Chamber's latest Quarterly Economic Survey this time invites your comments on barriers to employment growth, the funding of local services and projects, and burdensome red tape.
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24 August 2010

Recognition Express Launch ‘Kids Slow Down’ Competition

Recognition Express Nottingham local specialists in promotional gifts & personalised clothing, is supporting this year's Road Safety Week campaign (22-28 November) by running a 'Design a Banner' competition amongst local primary schools across Derbyshire
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23 August 2010

Chamber Warns Against WPL Rollout

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has warned that the economic recovery will be put at risk if more local authorities follow Nottingham in charging motorists to park at work, after councils were ordered by government to find new ways of r
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20 August 2010

Visit Our Schools Campaign

Businesses leaders from Derby and the rest of the county have the chance to go out and visit primary schools, secondary schools and colleges in their area this October, as part of the national Visit Our Schools campaign.
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19 August 2010

Chamber Launches Online Link To Europe

Derbyshire and Nottingham Chamber of Commerce has enhanced its cooperation with its sister chamber in the German city of Darmstadt following the launch of a new two-way web portal.
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17 August 2010

More LEP Views Needed

With just a few weeks remaining until the government's deadline for the first draft Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) bids to be submitted, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce is keen to generate as much support for the proposed Derbyshire
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17 August 2010

The Coalition Government's first 90 days in power have seen a number of positive business policies introduced, but more can still be done to help encourage exporters, manufacturing and enterprise, says the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerc
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16 August 2010

Businesses Call For Unified LEPs Approach

Almost two-thirds of businesses in Chesterfield, Bassetlaw and North East Derbyshire are in favour of the formation of a new Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) covering Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, a survey has found.
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16 August 2010

Campaign For Ilkeston Train Station

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce is currently seeking the views of businesses in Ilkeston and Erewash about the possible creation of a new train station.
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13 August 2010

Chamber urges firms to protect themselves against crime

A specialist business crime prevention service has handled almost 200 reported incidents of suspected criminal activity in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire this year and is urging more firms to make sure they protect their premises, staff and customers.
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12 August 2010

Futurestore Launched At Broadmarsh

Dozens of the city's top retailers and stakeholders gathered at Westfield's Broadmarsh shopping centre today to celebrate the launch of Futurestore - the new retail skills shop designed to reduce unemployment in Nottingham by increasing the skills base an
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11 August 2010

Visit our Schools and Colleges – register to take part!

The Education and Employers Taskforce, an independent charity, is planning the first ever national campaign for business leaders to visit state schools and colleges during the week of the 18 - 22 October 2010. This 'call to action' is a chance for bosses
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5 August 2010

Chamber Launches LEP Consultation

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce is seeking the views of businesses in Chesterfield, Bassetlaw and North East Derbyshire about proposals to create a new Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) covering Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
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4 August 2010

Chamber To Host Business Summit On LEP Bid

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce is urging firms in both counties to put their views forward on proposals to create a new Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) at a special business consultation summit later this month.
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