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East Midlands Chamber News

News from January 2013

24 January 2013

HS2 Will Provide Major Boost For Region

Peter Richardson, Chairman, D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership: “Later this month, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin will announce plans for the next stage of HS2 – Britain’s new high speed railway. For Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, this will be mom
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23 January 2013

Chamber Responds to PM Speech on Europe

Commenting on Prime Minister David Cameron's speech about a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU earlier today, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "The vast majority of businesses in Der
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21 January 2013

Low Carbon, High Skills Event Coming to Nottingham

A free business information and networking breakfast event will give firms the opportunity to learn, from both local businesses and University of Nottingham specialists, about the scale of the opportunities that exist in the emerging low carbon sector.
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17 January 2013

Increase In Footfall Figures for Nottingham City Centre

Latest figures released by Springboard, show a 4% increase in footfall for Nottingham city centre for the whole month of December compared to the same period last year. This contrasts with the equivalent figures for the East Midlands which show a 1.2% de
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17 January 2013

Chamber Welcomes Fresh Round Of RGF Cash

Commenting on the announcement of an extra £350m of cash for the Regional Growth Fund, George Cowcher, chief executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: "Businesses will welcome the announcement of a fourth round of funding
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17 January 2013

Nottingham Rugby Offer for Chamber Members

Nottingham Rugby is offering DNCC members an exclusive discount package for the club's upcoming game against Bedford Blues, which is live on Sky Sports on 27 January 2013, kick-off 2.45pm.
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11 January 2013

NHS and Chamber Team Up to Launch Flu Video

A new video featuring Derbyshire patients, businesses and health professionals is being launched by NHS Derby City and NHS Derbyshire County to encourage people to stay flu safe this winter.
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3 January 2013

Discounted UKTI Report Offer Extended

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) has extended its financial incentive for companies wishing to commission bespoke market research for a country of their choice*, under its Overseas Market Introduction Service (OMIS).
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3 January 2013

DNCC Welcomes Start-Up Loan Boost

Commenting on measures to bolster the Young Persons' Loan Fund (YPLF) – including an additional £30m cash boost – announced by Prime Minister David Cameron today, Ian Greenaway, President of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce (DNCC),
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