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East Midlands Chamber News

News from August 2013

30 August 2013

DNCC ITOPS Qualification Gets National Recognition

Successful participants on the DNCC International Trading Operations and Procedures (ITOPS) qualification who achieve a Merit or Distinction will also now receive an additional award - the British Chambers of Commerce Foundation Award in International Tra
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29 August 2013

Chambers To Discuss Merger Proposals

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce (DNCC) and Leicestershire Chamber of Commerce have entered into negotiations about a proposed merger to strengthen the Chamber movement in the East Midlands.
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28 August 2013

Carney Meets Local Business Leaders

More than 450 business leaders from across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire turned out in force today to hear new Bank of England Governor Mark Carney outline his plans to support economic growth in the UK.
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25 August 2013

ONS Nudges Up Q2 GDP Figure

The Office For National Statistics has revised up its UK Gross Domestic Product output figures for the second quarter of 2013.
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20 August 2013

Mary Berry Cooking Up Tasty Treats At Chatsworth

TV cookery star Mary Berry will open the Aga Rangemaster Cookery Theatre at Britain’s biggest and best Country Fair with a cooking demonstration that includes hazelnut meringue roulade; salmon terrine; steak with brandy and mushroom sauce; pasta with parm
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18 August 2013

New Entrance for HMS Belfast

DNCC members have played a pivotal role in designing and building an impressive new visitor centre for Second World War cruiser HMS Belfast.
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16 August 2013

Let's Do Business Project Launches

Evolve Derby - the University of Derby's new business start up support operation - has launched an exciting new project for people thinking about starting their own business.
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15 August 2013

Chamber members team up for charity

New DNCC member Nottinghamshire Hospice is delighted to announce it has been chosen by fellow members, The Cornerhouse Nottingham, as its charity of the year.
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15 August 2013

Construction Firm Hosts Meet The Buyer Event

DNCC member Mansell Construction Services Ltd is celebrating after securing two prestigious contracts, worth around £16m, to work with Derbyshire County Council on the construction of new residential community care centres in Darley Dale and Heanor.
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13 August 2013

Free Pension Auto-Enrolment Seminar

A free information seminar aimed at ensuring businesses are up-to-speed with recent but significant changes to pensions legislation, takes place at the Derbyshire Hotel in South Normanton on 12 September 2013.
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13 August 2013

Book Your Place Now For The BEST Event Of The Year

The achievements of the very BEST in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire business will be celebrated at two glittering gala awards dinners later this year, where the winner's of DNCC's BEST business awards will be unveiled.
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9 August 2013

Brighter glow at national awards

The small team, based at Pinemonte Business Centre, was up against multi-national corporations such as DHL, Virgin and Dell in the challenge for the overall title.
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7 August 2013

Chesterfield’s First Food and Drink Awards

Chesterfield is serving up its first food and drink awards, celebrating the wealth of eateries, pubs, bars and food producers in the town. Chesterfield College has been named as the awards sponsor and will host the awards ceremony later this year.
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7 August 2013

Companies Taking Longer to Pay Bills

The latest late payment data from Experian®, the global information services company, has revealed that businesses are taking longer to settle debts compared with a year ago.
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6 August 2013

Innovation award for Surf Telecoms

Castle Donington-based telecommunications provider, Surf Telecoms, has won a national award for innovation as part of a multi-million pound project to provide increased fibre-optic bandwidth to Midlands customers.
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5 August 2013

New BoE Governor Set To Make Interest Rates Pledge

New Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has indicated that he plans to keep interest rates at their current historic low of 0.5 per cent for an "extended period when he presents his first quarterly update on the UK's economic outlook to the Government.
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2 August 2013

Derby Business Invests in Online Technology

Derby based Develop Training, the UK’s leading technical training provider, announces significant investment in online technology as the company continues to evolve to meet the future needs of its customers.
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