thumbnailSterling fall will increase cost base and push up prices: BCC International Trade Survey
February 6th, 2017
Recent falls in the value of Sterling are squeezing domestic sales margins and increasing the cost base of UK businesses, according to the results of the British Chambers of Commerce’s (BCC) latest International Trade Survey.
thumbnailConsultation on Government's Industrial Strategy
February 3rd, 2017
The Government's Industrial Strategy Green Paper, launched by Prime Minister Theresa May at her first regional Cabinet meeting last week, is based on ten specific pillars for growth.
thumbnailFinalists announced for Chamber's Enterprising Women awards
January 27th, 2017
The finalists have been announced in the annual quest to find the most successful and inspirational businesswomen in the East Midlands.
thumbnail£3m to benefit rural areas covered by D2N2
January 26th, 2017
Micro businesses, companies producing food products and cycle networks in the rural areas covered by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership will receive a £3m investment boost.
thumbnailBusiness Awards to launch at Love Business
January 26th, 2017
The region’s only pure business awards will be formally launched at next month’s Love Business Expo.
thumbnailBritain succeeds when the Midlands succeeds
January 24th, 2017
Britain succeeds when the Midlands succeed, MPs were told this morning.
thumbnailSupreme Court ruling must not derail Bexit
January 24th, 2017
The Supreme Court ruled this morning that it will take an Act of Parliament to trigger Article 50, the mechanism by which Britain can begin its exit from the EU.
thumbnailClearest indication that business will drive Brexit
January 23rd, 2017
Prime Minister Theresa May has given her clearest indication yet that the needs of business will play a prominent role in Britain’s negotiations to leave the EU.
thumbnailHS2 launches bid to find train builder
January 20th, 2017
HS2, the company behind the planned high speed rail network that should eventually link Leeds and Birmingham via Toton, has launched the bidding process for rolling stock contracts.
thumbnailEmployment trends remain positive
January 18th, 2017
The number of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire fell across all three counties in December, according to figures released this morning.