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News from March 2013

28 March 2013

Waste Tax To Hit Record Levels for Local Businesses

Businesses in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will have to pay over £100m this financial year to send waste to landfill, according to recent research. Last year, businesses in the area effectively threw away more than £90m in landfill tax alone which will
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25 March 2013

Getting Worked Up Over Stress

If the never-ending ‘To Do’ list at work seems unachievable and lunchtime means another hurried sandwich eaten ‘al desko’ in the office, then you’re not alone.
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22 March 2013

£11m investment to prepare students for employment

Students are gaining the skills for employment and cutting-edge industry experience, thanks to a multi-million pound investment by West Nottinghamshire College. A flagship £11m centre has opened at its Derby Road campus in Mansfield to train the hairstyli
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21 March 2013

Budget 2013: Response From Members

DNCC gave a mixed reaction to the 2013 Budget yesterday, with Chief Executive George Cowcher welcoming some of the more business-friendly measures, but stressing the point that more still needs to be done to boost growth.
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20 March 2013

DNCC Responds To Budget

Commenting on Chancellor George Osborne’s 2013 Budget, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “A number of measures announced in the Budget were business-friendly and welcome, including the Nationa
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20 March 2013

Chamber Reacts To Claimant Count Rise

Commenting on the latest unemployment and JSA claimant count figures released by the Office for National Statistics today, George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “Although the monthly claimant coun
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15 March 2013

Chamber Welcomes HS2 Legal Challenge Ruling

Commenting on today's High Court ruling on the legal challenge made by protesters against HS2, Ian Greenaway, President of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce (DNCC), said: “This is welcome news. HS2 is a critically important piece of t
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14 March 2013

Chesterfield Businesses Needed To \Tweet Up\ The Town

Chesterfield’s residents and businesses called to talk up the town for national Retweet for Towns Day on Twitter. Chesterfield’s very own marketing campaign, Destination Chesterfield, is asking local residents and businesses to talk-up their town on Twitt
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1 March 2013

Cricket Club Business Plan Praised

Just a few months since Derbyshire Cricket Club members voted overwhelmingly in favour of a new streamlined Supervisory Board – behind-the-scenes discussions regarding plans to develop the County Ground are intensifying.
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