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East Midlands Chamber News

News from June 2016

29 June 2016

Iconic Marble Hall reopens for business

Derby’s iconic Marble Hall has been officially reopened by the Duke of Gloucester following a £4m refurbishment to convert the building into a community hub and managed workspaces.
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27 June 2016

Vehicle lease firm rated in top 100

Vehicle leasing and fleet management firm Total Motion has seen an average 26.9% growth in profits each year since 2013, earning the company its first ranking on a region-wide report in the East Midlands.
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27 June 2016

Mortgages and retentions rise

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society beat its lending target in the first half of its current financial year with a 37% increase to £96m.
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27 June 2016

Minor relocation to accommodate growth

Planning, architect and urban designer consultancy Planning Design, of Derby, has moved to bigger premises to accommodate rising staff numbers driven by an increasing workload.
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23 June 2016

Internship programme hailed a success

The first internship programme run by Midlands-based accountancy firm PKF Cooper Parry has been hailed a success with all eight participants offered full-time jobs with the firm.
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17 June 2016

Nottinghamshire Software Company Scoops Award

Nottinghamshire-based Pendigo, which specialises in software systems for haulage and passenger carrying companies, has been announced winner of the Best Digital Fleet Management Solutions category at the Technology Innovator Awards 2016.
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15 June 2016

Board members sought for D2N2

New Board members are being sought to steer the activities of the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership – the business-led organisation promoting economic growth and jobs creation across Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
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14 June 2016

Chamber Member Louise Collects MBE

Chamber member Louise Third, Director of Integra Communications received her MBE for services to enterprise and charity at the investiture held at Buckingham Palace on Thursday.
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