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East Midlands Chamber News

News from April 2018

26 April 2018

New laws to hide your home at Companies House

The law has been changed to make it easier to remove your home address from the company register. This applies to company directors and others such as secretaries, people with significant control (PSC) and LLP members, whose home address is publicly avail
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26 April 2018

‘Smart’ safety advice for commercial drivers

In a pioneering move, the Government company responsible for the country’s motorways and major A roads has joined forces with the Freight Transport Association (FTA) to offer bespoke safety training for drivers who travel on smart motorways.
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24 April 2018

Queen's Awards for Chamber members

Congratulations to Chamber members Microlise, Willmott Dixon, TTS and Hygeinix trading as HSG UK on their success in the 2018 Queen's Awards for Enterprise.
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19 April 2018

Region has a top ten most-improved place to live and workh

Leicestershire’s Oadby and Wigston borough is in the top ten most improved places in England to live and work, according to the new results from the annual Vibrant Economy Index*, published today by business and financial adviser and Chamber member Grant
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17 April 2018

University of Derby gets £150k for student wellbeing

The University of Derby has received a £150,000 share of £1.5m from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), awarded to 17 universities to improve support for the mental health and wellbeing of postgraduate research (PGR) students.
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16 April 2018

Regional manufacturers primed to invest

The number of businesses considering investment in new machinery has almost doubled in the first three months of 2018 compared with the latter end of 2017, latest research has shown.
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11 April 2018

High street decline accelerated in 2017

High streets across the East Midlands’ ended 2017 with 128 fewer retail outlets than at the start of the year, PwC research compiled by the Local Data Company (LDC) reveals.
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10 April 2018

Tidyco invests £150k in new machinery

Derby-based Tidyco, a supplier of hydraulic and pneumatic products to the UK rail industry for over 40 years has invested £150,000 in state-of-the-art tube-bending machinery.
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