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East Midlands Chamber News

News from November 2012

29 November 2012

Major kick-start for Nottingham Enterprise Zone

A significant investment, expected to be around £25m, was announced in Nottingham today after Mark Prisk, Local Growth Minister at the Department for Communities and Local Government, confirmed the first major project for the Nottingham Enterprise Zone (N
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29 November 2012

DNCC In The News: Healthy High Streets

DNCC Head of Policy John Dowson featured in this news broadcast by ITV Central about a new Starbucks being opened in Nottingham City Centre, and the concerns of local traders in the surrounding area.
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28 November 2012

EMA Hosts Business Lunch To Showcase New Air France Service

Following the recent announcement of the new Air France/FlyBE Codeshare Service between East Midlands Airport and Paris Charles De Gaulle, Air France's KLM General Manager UK, Henri Hourcade, and Head Of Sales Sebastien Guyot are hosting a corporate lunch
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28 November 2012

DNCC On National Radio Show With Richard Bacon

DNCC Chief Executive was a guest in the makeshift studio of BBC 5live today, as part of it's "Homecoming Week" of live broadcasts, when host Richard Bacon returned to Mansfield to look at the state of our High Streets.
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22 November 2012

Chamber Member Hoping New App Will Take Off

A Derbyshire design consultancy is hoping that its latest innovation – an interactive iPhone game app for youngsters – will be a worldwide hit following its launch earlier this month.
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21 November 2012

DNCC Welcomes Ofsted Skills Report

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce (DNCC) has welcomed the publication of a new national report aimed at ensuring that more young people are better prepared for the world of work.
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20 November 2012

The Reserve Forces Are Changing

The Reserve Forces are changing. They will become more integrated with the UK’s Armed Forces and will be relied upon more regularly to play a part in the country’s defence.
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19 November 2012

DNCC Welcomes New Red Tape Rule

Commenting on the announcement of a new "One-in, Two-out" rule which will apply to regulations affecting businesses and voluntary organisations from January 2013 by Business Minister Michael Fallon today, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire
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15 November 2012

Hands-Free Software Helps Medics And Healthcare Workers

Ikanos Consulting has announced its Paramedic Pro medical application, which runs on the Golden-i wearable headset computer. The new application, available now, improves time efficiency and patient care for paramedics and field medical staff.
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14 November 2012

DNCC Welcomes Positive Job Figures

Commenting on the positive employment figures released by the Office for National Statistics today, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce (DNCC), said: "Once again, the number of JSA claimants is down si
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7 November 2012

Ilkeston Wins £10,000 Business Boost

Fridays in Ilkeston could soon be fantastic for new businesses, market traders, town centre businesses and shoppers after a bid for £10,000 of public money was successful.
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6 November 2012

Ready, Steady....Grow!

Businesses and public sector organisations are being urged to get behind a new blueprint for future economic prosperity in Nottinghamshire.
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