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East Midlands Chamber News

News from May 2016

24 May 2016

£10.1m innovation boost via D2N2

Hundreds of small and medium-sized companies could receive help to innovate and grow with the aid of £10.1m in funding through the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.
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24 May 2016

£12m Crossrail test centre in Derby

A state-of-the-art test facility for Crossrail, to showcase what Boris Johnson defined as "the best of British design and engineering" is now complete at Bombardier’s site in Derby.
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23 May 2016

BT Shows Potential of ICT in Carbon Reduction

BT today launched a report - The role of ICT in reducing carbon emissions in the EU - highlighting the central role information and communication technologies (ICT) could play in combating climate change and promoting economic growth and prosperity.
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18 May 2016

Chamber Reacts to Queen’s Speech

Commenting on the 2016 Queen’s Speech, Chamber Chief Executive Scott Knowles said: “Today’s Queen’s Speech could possibly be characterised more by what it didn’t include than what it did.
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18 May 2016

Employment Trend Remains Positive, Says Chamber

The number of people in work in the East Midlands has increased by 66,000 over the past two years, while the number of people out of work has fallen by 44,000 in the same period, according to figures released this morning.
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17 May 2016

By Royal Appointment

The managing directors of two Chamber member businesses have spoken of their pride at receiving MBEs from The Duke of Cambridge at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
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17 May 2016

Support the Get In. Go Far campaign

This week sees the launch of a new advertising campaign from the Skills Funding Agency promoting the benefits of apprenticeships and other routes into work such as traineeships and work experience.
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5 May 2016

In or out, Nottingham firms to debate EU question

Critical discussions surrounding the imminent EU Referendum will be taking place on 18 May during a business-led event hosted by leading business groups Nottingham Means Business (NMB) and East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire
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