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East Midlands Chamber News

News from June 2011

30 June 2011

UPDATE: A Letter To David Cameron

UPDATE (14 July 2011): Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce President Ian Morgan has written a second letter to Prime Minister David Cameron to further express the Chamber's frustration at the Government's apprent apathy toward the Thameslin
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29 June 2011

Will the strikes affect your business?

The Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce's policy team is seeking views and anecdotal information from any businesses which may be affected by the public sector strikes on Thursday 30 June 2011.
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27 June 2011

Improving internet access for Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire residents, businesses and community groups in rural areas who have limited or no access to an internet broadband service are being asked for their views for a Nottinghamshire County Council bid to help improve broadband coverage in the cou
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27 June 2011

Chamber To Create New Link To China

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce is launching a new business matchmaking service which aims to help local firms to unlock export opportunities in China.
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22 June 2011

Airport's ‘GIVE US A BREAK!' tax campaign for passengers

Holidaymakers and business travellers flying from East Midlands Airport are being asked to tell the Chancellor of the Exchequer their views on the tax they pay by signing up to a 'GIVE US A BREAK!' campaign which aims to persuade the Government to keep ai
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17 June 2011

The Food and Drink Forum stages its AGM

More than 130 professionals connected to the East Midlands food and drink sector took part in the annual general meeting and networking supper of business support organisation The Food and Drink Forum.
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14 June 2011

Business Leaders Welcome Boost in Local Exports sales

More local firms still need to take advantage of overseas trade to grow the economy - Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, UK Trade & Investment East Midlands and the CBI East Midlands have welcomed the news that East Midlands exports hit £
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13 June 2011

Last chance to enter business awards

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire firms wanting to enter one of the region's best known annual business awards schemes have less than two weeks to get their entries in.
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8 June 2011

Live export twitter Q&A with UKTI director

Peter Hogarth, International Trade Director for UK Trade & Investment East Midlands, will be giving companies throughout the East Midlands expert export advice during a live one hour Q&A session through his twitter account @UKTI_PHogarth on Friday 10 June
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2 June 2011

Q2 Quarterly Economic Survey Now Underway

The Chamber's Q2 Quarterly Economic Survey is currently underway, focusing on the aspects of your location that affect your firm's performance and how the LEP can best support your organisation.The survey also examines the effects on your business of a hi
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2 June 2011

SLW Direct is launched in the East Midlands

Following a successful year supplying football kits and equipment to local football clubs across Nottinghamshire, a husband and wife team based in the East Midlands are extending their range of supplies to include sports equipment for cricket, rugby and h
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