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News from November 2011

30 November 2011

Chamber Welcomes New Patron

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce today welcomes Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd as the latest member of its influential Patron's Group.
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29 November 2011

Strikes Come At Wrong Time In Recovery

Commenting ahead of the public sector strikes scheduled for Wednesday 30 November 2011, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "This round of public sector strikes is thought to be costing the UK e
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29 November 2011

Chamber welcomes latest red tape blitz

Following today's launch of the Lofstedt Report review of health and safety by Employment Minister Chris Grayling, Scott Knowles, Deputy-Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "The Chamber hopes that this marks wh
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29 November 2011

Chamber welcomes credit boost

Following the Government's announcement of new credit easing measures to help small and medium-sized business access finance, Scott Knowles, Deputy-Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "This is welcome news and
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28 November 2011

Emergency Planning Survey

Did you know? An ABI study revealed that 80% of businesses that do not have an emergency plan in place do not recover from a major incident such as a flood, even where insurance is in place to cover financial losses.
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24 November 2011

Chamber Welcomes Toyota Commitment To Derby

Commenting on the announcement that Toyota is to make a £100m investment into new generation hatchback production at its Burnaston plant in Derby, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "This is fa
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23 November 2011

Action On Red Tape Welcomed

Commenting on the raft of measures to streamline employment law changes* announced today by Business Secretary Vince Cable today, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "We've had plenty of rhetori
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23 November 2011

Chamber member lands sweet deal with Tate&Lyle

Tate & Lyle has signed an exclusive worldwide license agreement with Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce member Eminate Ltd - a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Nottingham - for its novel salt reduction technology.
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21 November 2011

Gourmet dinner is ‘Blumenthal’ good

In collaboration with renowned French video game designer Eric Chahi, New College Nottingham's (ncn) head chef Tom Edwards and the College's Hospitality and Catering staff and students have pushed culinary boundaries, designing and implementing a five-cou
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14 November 2011

Survey Aims To Help Firms Get Most Out Of Going Green

A significant number of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire firms are adopting green business practices to reduce their costs, expand and create new opportunities - but could be even more effective with some expert advice, according to the results of a new sur
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14 November 2011

Awards Success For Enterprising Women

Asha Khemka OBE, Principal and Chief Executive of West Nottinghamshire College in Mansfield, scooped top honours at a prestigious awards ceremony aimed at celebrating the achievements of women in business across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
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9 November 2011

November In Business Online

The latest edition of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce's official magazine, In Business, is now online. Thanks to the Chamber's partners at My Virtual Brochure, it can now offer the magazine online as a vBook.
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5 November 2011

Notice Inviting Tender For Stationery & Consumable Items

NOTICE INVITING TENDER FOR STATIONERY & OTHER CONSUMABLE ITEMS FOR DERBYSHIRE AND NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Applications are invited from Chamber Members to tender for the provision of stationery, office effects and other consumable items. Exclu
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