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News from December 2010

24 December 2010

New Site For Chesterfield Business News

Businesses in Chesterfield and North Derbyshire can now share their good news stories online following the launch of a brand new website aimed at showcasing the town and all it has to offer.
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22 December 2010

Legal Alert - January 2011

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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21 December 2010

Business Leaders agree early actions for local economy

The first meeting of the Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire local enterprise partnership shadow board was held on Friday 17 December. Invited by government to establish a Local Enterprise Partnership, business leaders and council leaders me
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16 December 2010

2011 Business Outlook Snap Poll

With a VAT rise, an employer National Insurance rise and spending cuts all set to take place in 2011, the BCC is looking to establish what impact this will have on wage setting decisions.
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16 December 2010

2011 Business Outlook Snap Poll

With a VAT rise, an employer National Insurance rise and spending cuts all set to take place in 2011, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber is working with the British Chambers of Commerce to establish what impact this will have on wage-setting decisions
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14 December 2010

Make the Switch - AVG Offer

Under this lead generation program, new customers who trade in their existing security license (up to 24 months) for AVG 2011 Business Edition get the remaining term on their license free. As an added bonus, AVG will provide a 50 percent extension onto th
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14 December 2010

Raise Your Profile With In Business

Chamber members and the wider business community in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire can raise the profile of their company with In Business, the Chamber's official magazine.
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13 December 2010

AVG Launches \Make the Switch\ Campaign

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce patron AVG Technologies has launched a global 'Make the Switch' campaign aimed at getting SMEs to upgrade their existing business anti-virus security license to the AVG 2011 Business Edition family of pro
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10 December 2010

Chamber Reacts To BIS LEP Report

Commenting on the publication of a report by a Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Select Committee into Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) called The New Local Enterprise Partnerships: An Initial Assessment, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Der
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9 December 2010

Rate decision welcome, says Chamber

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) today voted to hold the UK's base rate of interest at its historic low of 0.5% for December and also maintain the current level of Quantitative Easing (QE) at £200bn.
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9 December 2010

Chamber Launches Monthly Export Barometer

Local firms exported goods, products and services worth more than £58.5m to trading partners around the world during November, according to new figures from the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce.
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6 December 2010

Adodo Go Live

Adodo have never shied away from innovation, in fact the very nature of their work means that they have to embrace it. The voice and data specialists from the centre of the country have done just that with the launch of their brand new, forward thinking w
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6 December 2010

Chamber Welcomes Broadband Investment

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has welcomed Government plans to bring superfast broadband* to every part of the UK by 2015 as a good starting point for business.
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6 December 2010

Nottinghamshire County Council Employers Survey

Nottinghamshire County Council is looking in detail at the availability of childcare in the county and how this affects employers and working parents. The questionnaire has been designed to gather your views on childcare and help us to make sure our effor
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3 December 2010

Chamber Urges EU Ministers To Rethink PWD Amendment

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce is urging EU employment ministers to conduct a thorough assessment of a controversial amendment to a new directive which could cost local firms millions of pounds-a-year, before adopting it onto the statu
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3 December 2010

ncn host construction breakfast briefing

New College Nottingham (ncn) and the Nottinghamshire Construction Forum (NCF) are hosting a special breakfast briefing - Products for Profit - at ncn Basford Hall, Stockhill Lane, on Thursday 9 December, 8.30am - 10.30am.
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3 December 2010

Lessen the impact with Questmark

When will businesses finally wake up to the fact that there is a viable and affordable application that can lessen the impact of"severe weather" on their operations?
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2 December 2010

Chamber Disappointed At World Cup News

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has expressed its disappointment that England has not been chosen to host the 2018 World Cup. The executive committee of football's governing body, FIFA, today voted to award the privilege of hosting the
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1 December 2010

Chamber Makes Snow Comment

Commenting on the potential business impacts of the recent spell of winter weather, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "The impact of winter weather on businesses has varied around the region,
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1 December 2010

Free Enterprise Coaching Networking Event

Please join us for mulled wine and a light buffet at the "Turn your Passion into Profit" free Networking Event which will take place at The Quad on Thursday 2nd December from 6 pm to 8 pm. The event is open to existing and new Enterprise Coaching clients
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