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thumbnailTough data protection regulations start a year today
May 25th, 2017
With a year to go until the General Data Protection Regulation become law, British Chambers of Commerce are urging businesses to start preparing to ensure they are compliant with the legislation when it comes into force.
thumbnailSurvey will offer pre-election glimpse of confidence
May 25th, 2017
Businesses are being urged to take part in a survey that will provide a last look at their main concerns ahead of the General Election.
thumbnailSummit focus will be on closing the skills gap
May 22nd, 2017
Closing the skills gap between education and the world of work will be the main thrust of a major conference next month.
thumbnailBBC seeks interactive audience for TV election debate
May 17th, 2017
The BBC is looking for people to take part in a pre-election televised debate.
thumbnailNumber of people in work continues to rise
May 17th, 2017
Despite a month-on-month rise in the number of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance, the number of people in work in the East Midlands continues to rise, according to official figures released this morning.
thumbnailCyber attack - police/NCSC guidance for members
May 16th, 2017
Following the global cyber attack on Friday, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and the police have asked the Chamber to pass information to members.
thumbnailD2N2 Employability Newsletter Two
May 16th, 2017
Welcome.....to the D2N2 EMPLOYABILITY Issue Two newsletter for April. In this issue, you will find
thumbnailData needed to discover extent of 'NHS' cyber attack
May 15th, 2017
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy is keen to determine the full extent of the ransomware attack that started with an assault on the NHS on Friday.
thumbnailNHS cyber attack highlights a growing risk
May 15th, 2017
Cyber attacks and data breaches are two of the greatest concerns for modern businesses.
thumbnailThree main parties to take part in business ‘hustings’
May 12th, 2017
The three main political parties will be represented at a ‘hustings’ style General Election business briefing in Derby next week.