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East Midlands Chamber News

News from October 2015

28 October 2015

Expenses on the Move

Chamber member Data Clarity’s cloud-based timesheets and business software, Clarity365, has been shortlisted in the Best Expense System award category in this year’s Payroll World Awards.
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26 October 2015

Prominent Pride Park warehouse available

Derby based commercial property consultant Salloway has been awarded a high profile agency instruction to find a new tenant for one of Derby’s most prominent industrial warehouses.
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22 October 2015

Peak tourism trying to win the 'purple pound'

Eight businesses across the Peak District and Derbyshire are playing a lead role in a pioneering project promoting England as a top destination for accessible tourism – now worth more than £12bn to the national economy.
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22 October 2015

Chamber Welcomes Midland Connect Launch

Improving transport links to speed up journey times across the Midlands could boost the regional economy by more than £1bn, create 300,000 additional jobs and save businesses nearly £500m.
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22 October 2015

Corporate supporters make magic happen for kids

Professionals from across the UK got together to raise a glass to When You Wish Upon a Star (WYWUAS), during an event in Nottingham celebrating how wacky and wonderful fundraising has helped the charity to grant the wishes of seriously ill children.
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9 October 2015

Breakfast with Nigel Mills MP

A broad range of operating issues were discussed over breakfast when Chamber members met Nigel Mills MP, of Amber Valley, at Futures Housing, in Ripley.
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8 October 2015

Leading Speakers at D2N2’s 2015 Business Breakfasts

Leading business figures in engineering, manufacturing, corporate law, tourism and other areas will be among the guest speakers at a series of upcoming free ‘Business Breakfast 2015’ events, to be held by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.
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5 October 2015

Hall-Fast-backed Community Sports Scheme a Hit

Nottingham Rugby’s Little Ruggers programme was successfully introduced to North Nottinghamshire and Lady Bay last weekend, with both Paviors Rugby Club and Nottingham Corsairs now engaging with the young rugby players of the future.
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4 October 2015

£1.94m deal to become UK leader in mobile road signs

A Matlock-based company, Mobile Visual Information Systems (MVIS), has secured a £1.94m finance package, enabling it to continue being the UK leader in roadside solar powered mobile signs only three years after it was established.
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1 October 2015

Node 4 achieves higher Cisco rating

Cloud, data centre and communications specialist Node4 announced today that it has achieved Cisco Master Service Provider designation with the introduction of Cisco Powered 'Infrastructure as a Service' (IaaS) and Cisco Powered 'Disaster Recovery as a Ser
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1 October 2015

Ready, Steady, Gü at M-ITEC

The founder and former Chief Executive of one of the country’s leading luxury chocolate brands, Gü, will tell the story of how his puddings became a UK export success story at the region’s premier international trade event.
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1 October 2015

Lewis raises alarm over tenant safety

New fire safety measures will help save the lives of tenants and ensure all rented property is equipped with a smoke alarm, Housing Minister Brandon Lewis will say later today.
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