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East Midlands Chamber News

News from March 2016

24 March 2016

People who believe passionately in further education’s power to transform lives are being invited to shape the direction of a £58 million organisation.
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21 March 2016

Mercia Marina floats further expansion

Mercia Marina has submitted plans to more than double the number of holiday lodges on its site, as well as providing new gym and sports facilities for boaters and holiday makers.
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18 March 2016

Chamber Honour for Sir Paul Smith

Sir Paul Smith, one of Nottingham’s most famous sons, received a prestigious award from East Midlands Chamber* at its annual dinner last night (17 Mar).
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17 March 2016

Forest Legends Shine at Cannes

Nottingham Forest legends from the 1979 European Final Garry Birtles and John Robertson spoke at a private-sector dinner at MIPIM this week.
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16 March 2016

Chamber Reacts to ‘Steady but Unspectacular’ Budget

Chris Hobson, Director of Policy at East Midlands Chamber, said: “There were several announcements in today’s Budget that business will welcome, but there were a number of disappointments too, as the Chancellor tried to reiterate his vision of a Britain t
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4 March 2016

Chamber Reacts to Devolution Deal Developments

Scott Knowles, Chief Executive of East Midlands Chamber*, said: “Business remains supportive of the principle that decisions which affect local people are best determined at a local level and while consensus is still to be reached about how this might wor
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4 March 2016

'Power of Three' Gets Stronger

The ‘Power of 3’ collaboration on inward investment into Nottingham, Derby and Leicester is gaining momentum – and further strengthening its collective approach to doing business by taking a number of key regional sites to market at MIPIM 2016, the world’
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2 March 2016

Businesses invited to connect with Japan

Representatives from Japan-related companies in the East Midlands, such as Toyota Manufacturing UK and Japan In Perspective, will be discussing the contribution that Japanese businesses make to the sustainability of manufacturing in the UK through the use
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