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East Midlands Chamber News

News from April 2013

26 April 2013

Five People Wanted by PCC and Chief Constable

The Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner and the Chief Constable are seeking five independent people to sit on a Joint Audit and Scrutiny Panel overseeing governance processes across Nottinghamshire Police Service.
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25 April 2013

A Greener Arena

The East Midlands’ biggest entertainment venue, Capital FM Arena Nottingham and the National Ice Centre (NIC), have seen a significant increase in the rate of onsite recycling over the past five months, and is more eco-friendly than ever before.
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25 April 2013

No recession - ONS announces GDP growth

The Office for National Statistics today released its preliminary estimate for gross domestic product (GDP) output, which showed the UK economy grew by 0.3% in the first three months of the year.
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24 April 2013

Toby Perkins at DNCC business briefing

Chesterfield MP Toby Perkins gave up his time to sit down with local businesses and discuss issues of concern to them. Toby is Labour’s Shadow Small Business Minister, with responsibilities for access to finance, government procurement, the Small Business
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23 April 2013

Survey Shows Local Firms are Still Growing

Despite challenging economic conditions, there are currently 4,353 mid-sized SMEs demonstrating high levels of growth across the UK, according to the latest Experian research commissioned by the Business Growth Fund.
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17 April 2013

Chamber Reaction to Falling Claimant Count

Commenting on the latest unemployment and JSA claimant count figures released by the Office for National Statistics today, Ian Greenaway, President of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, said: “It is very positive news that the claiman
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16 April 2013

CPI Holds Steady at 2.8 per cent

UK consumer price inflation held steady at 2.8 per cent in March, at its highest level since May last year, the Office for National Statistics said.
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11 April 2013

Business Breakfast Set For Buxton

The final business breakfast run by D2N2 – the Local Enterprise Partnership for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire – will take place in Buxton this month.
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10 April 2013

£600k grant to Treetops Hospice

Treetops Hospice has announced today that it is to receive £603,025 from the Department of Health to build a new Clinical Support Centre on its grounds at Risley.
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4 April 2013

Lord Speaker To Meet Chamber Members

Baroness D’Souza, the Lord Speaker, is meeting with members of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce (DNCC) next month to discuss economic issues and trading conditions affecting local firms.
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2 April 2013

Chamber Survey Highlights Bumpy Road To Recovery

Falling domestic and export sales and tightening cashflow saw the performance of the economy in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire dip in the first three months of 2013, according to the results of the region’s biggest regular independent business survey.
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