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East Midlands Chamber News

News from August 2011

30 August 2011

Networking Event a MEGA Success

Representatives from more than 200 local businesses joined the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce at its MEGA Netwroking 2011 event at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottin gham on Thursday 25 August.
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30 August 2011

Awards Success For Spade Aid Scheme

Chamber Training, the training arm of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, was recognised as a finalist in a prestigious national awards scheme.
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26 August 2011

Barclays Uses Pedal Power For CHICKS

Teams from Barclays Corporate across the UK are aiming to raise at least £100,000 for CHICKS (Country Holidays for Inner City Kids), a charity which provides respite breaks for disadvantaged children across the UK.
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25 August 2011

Perfect 10 PR retained to support Shanti Yoga School

Nottinghamshire-based Shanti Yoga School and the Full Movement Training School have retained the services of Perfect 10 PR to handle their public relations operations. Perfect 10 PR will provide public relations advice and consultancy for both organisatio
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22 August 2011

Thameslink Government Protest: 7 September 2011

Many thanks to all those that attended the rail Industry event in Derby last week and to those that continue to support the campaign regarding the Thameslink decision and those affected by the announcement.
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22 August 2011

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with a group of local business experts to run a successful programme of events aimed at showing firms How To Win In Business.
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19 August 2011

Derby Rail Summit Vidcast

Business leaders and politicians met in Derby yesterday to look at how to support local train-maker Bombardier and its suppliers. They're also looking at ways to continue the campaign against the decision by the Government to award the £1.4bn Thameslink c
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17 August 2011

Micro-firms Struggle To Find Right Staff

Almost two thirds of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire firms which employ fewer than 10 people want to expand their workforce but find it difficult to recruit the right staff for the job, a new survey has found.
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16 August 2011

Chamber Welcomes Broadband Funding Announcement

Commenting on the announcement on how the first £363m of the Government's new BDUK fund to improve broadband access will be allocated*, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "The announcement of s
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16 August 2011

Chamber Training Set To Help Unemployed

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has expanded its team of training advisors after securing two major new contracts to support local people who are under threat of redundancy or who are unemployed.
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11 August 2011

DNCC Position: Government Response To Disorder

Responding to Prime Minister David Cameron's statement regarding support to businesses in riot-hit areas, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "The disturbances seen in Nottingham and some parts
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11 August 2011

Hobsons and Newby Castleman

Hobsons has acquired the Nottingham office of Leicestershire based accountants Newby Castleman. Partner Stuart Foster and his team will join Hobsons Nottingham office.
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11 August 2011

SPECIAL OFFER: New Procurement Tool

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce has teamed-up with Nottingham-based Aspiren Ltd to offer a new service aimed at helping businesses demonstrate their Corporate Social Responsibility when bidding for public sector funding and contracts.
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9 August 2011

Releasing Special Constables

In connection with the riots currently taking place and the disorder experienced by residents and businesses in London and other UK cities including Nottingham. the Chamber has been asked by the British Chambers of Commerce to put this message out to its
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