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News from November 2010

30 November 2010

December 2010 Legal Alert

DNCC's Legal Alert is a monthly checklist of new and pending laws, regulations, codes of practice and rulings that could have an impact on your business
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29 November 2010

Nottingham Employers Needed For Apprenticeship Scheme

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) and the Nottingham Post newspaper to launch an exciting new scheme aimed at creating 100 new apprenticeship placements in 100 days in Nottingha
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26 November 2010

Following three successful film premieres in the past 18 months, Light Films raised the bar for their recent event that took place on 18th November at The Assembly Rooms and attracted over 200 people.
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26 November 2010

The impact of the Equality Act on business

The Government Equalities Office (GEO) is looking for feedback on how the implementation of the Equality Act has affected business. The two key questions are whether businesses feel the act has simplified equality legislation, and how employers have famil
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23 November 2010

Chamber Reacts To Migrant Cap Announcement

Commenting on the measures on migration announced by Home Secretary Theresa May today, Scott Knowles, Deputy Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "The Chamber receives regular feedback, particularly from SMEs, t
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23 November 2010

Nottinghamshire Economic Insight

The latest edition of Nottinghamshire Economic Insight has been published online. November's issue includes the usual sections on the economy; emplyment and the labour market, the housing market and business news, plus a special feature on the 2010 Compre
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19 November 2010

New College Nottingham wins prestigious AoC Beacon Award

New College Nottingham (ncn) is celebrating a double triumph after being named an Association of Colleges Beacon Award winner for its successful engagement with local employers and being Highly Commended for its work to widen student participation.
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17 November 2010

Chamber Welcomes Skills Announcement

The private sector should be at the very heart of Government's new vision to reform the further education and skills system, according to the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce.
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17 November 2010

DNCC Reacts To Latest Claimant Count Figures

Commenting on the labour market figures* published today by the Office for National Statistics, Scott Knowles, Deputy Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "An economy coming out of recession should be creating j
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16 November 2010

160 Firms Give Their LEP Views

More than 160 business leaders met in Nottingham this morning to give their views about the initial direction of a new body designed to drive economic growth across the two counties.
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16 November 2010

‘BEST’ Construction students awarded

New College Nottingham (ncn) Construction students received five out of nine accolades in the 2010 East Midlands regional Building Services Engineering Training (BEST) Awards in recognition of their outstanding achievements. Initiated by the Heating & Ven
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15 November 2010

QES Now Online

The Chamber's Quarterly Economic Survey is the largest business survey of its kind in the UK, and an accurate barometer of how the economy is performing locally.The Q4 survey is currently out, takes only 2 mins to complete, and is now available in an elec
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12 November 2010

Chamber Launches Export Website

A new website aimed at helping exporters to access key information, get their questions answered by international trading experts, debate hot topics and network with each other online has been launched.
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11 November 2010

Doing Business In Asia - Meet The Experts

Bringing together experts and business people with over 100 years experience of doing business in Asia, this flagship event will explore exactly why you business should be considering Asia and where the best opportunities are for UK businesses.
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10 November 2010

Regeneration Cashpot Priorities Needed

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce is urging businesses to identify their business support priorities, so it can pull together bids for a share of a Government regeneration cashpot worth £1.4bn.
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10 November 2010

College employer training rewarded for excellence

New College Nottingham (ncn) has achieved prestigious Training Quality Standard (TQS) Part B accreditation in recognition of its excellent work with employers and for its industry sector expertise in Construction, Retail and Adult Social Care.
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9 November 2010

Launch of Cooper & Taylor ncn Academy

A brand new training facility for Hairdressing and Barbering apprentices has been launched at New College Nottingham's (ncn) city centre commercial training salon in the Lace Market.
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9 November 2010

Launch of Cooper & Taylor ncn Academy

A brand new training facility for Hairdressing and Barbering apprentices has been launched at New College Nottingham's (ncn) city centre commercial training salon in the Lace Market.
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5 November 2010

Chamber Calls LEP Meeting

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce is seeking business views about the initial direction of a new body designed to drive economic growth across the two counties.
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4 November 2010

Survey on Business Support In Derby City

GVA Grimley has been commissioned by Derby City Council to undertake business support research and subsequently develop a business support strategy for Derby. This will identify existing business support provision, perceived current and future gaps in pro
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4 November 2010

Rate Hold Welcome, Says Chamber

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee today held the base rate of interest at its record low of 0.5% and also kept the level of Quantitative Easing (QE) steady.
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3 November 2010

Not all gloom and doom!

PBS UK the Nottingham based Payroll & HR service company substantially increased its client base during 2010 from 155 to 225. The biggest increase is in the number of 'Blue chip' organisations expanding their operations overseas and thus requiring PBS Int
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