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East Midlands Chamber News

News from July 2017

19 July 2017

Charges for card payments to be banned

The Government is unveiling new rules that will mean card-charging in Britain - where people can be charged 20% extra for purchases like a flight just for paying with a credit card - will come to an end in January.
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17 July 2017

It’s time to maximise opportunities of HS2

Now that the route of HS2 through North East Derbyshire and South Yorkshire has been announced, the region’s biggest business-representation organisation is calling for action to maximise the potential benefit of the service.
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17 July 2017

Altius VA wins major rail contract

Derby-based IT specialist Altius VA has been awarded a national contract to support the delivery of supplier assurance services to Network Rail, Transport for London and other major rail companies.
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13 July 2017

Two local MPs will be holding Government to account

Nicky Morgan, MP for Loughborough and former Cabinet Minister, has won the contest to chair Parliament’s influential Treasury select committee, beating arch-Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg to position herself as a thorn in the side of the Government’s plans for
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10 July 2017

Mission to MEDICA

Enterprise Europe Network, based at East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire), is inviting healthcare businesses in the region to join a trade mission to the MEDICA trade fair in Dusseldorf, Germany, in November.
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10 July 2017

New head office for patron Air-IT

Award-winning Managed ICT Service Provider, Air-IT has relocated its headquarters to new 5,400sq ft premises at Interchange 25 Business Park, Nottingham.
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