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thumbnailBank of England to upgrade economic forecasts
January 12th, 2017
The Bank of England looks set to upgrade its forecasts for the UK economy after admitting that some of the risks posed by the Brexit vote last June have now receded.
thumbnailPKF Cooper Parry's 'open house' search for new talent
January 11th, 2017
Chamber strategic partner PKF Cooper Parry is opening the doors to its ‘Google-esque’ offices at East Midlands Airport later this month for a special recruitment 'open house' event - and is inviting dynamic and driven individuals to go along...
thumbnailBusiness accelerating into start of 2017
January 10th, 2017
Businesses across the East Midlands are accelerating into 2017, according to the latest data collated by the Chamber.
thumbnail£280,000 investment to aid Ashfield businesses
January 9th, 2017
Entrepreneurs and businesses will benefit from new, high quality office space – thanks to a £280,000 investment by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership and Ashfield District Council.
thumbnailClean air survey deadline extended
January 6th, 2017
The closing deadline for the Government's Clean Air Zone survey has been extended.
thumbnailManufacturing hit 30-month high in December
January 4th, 2017
Manufacturers ended 2016 strongly, according to a survey in December that showed the fastest growth in the sector for more than two years.
thumbnailCongratulations to New Year's Honours recipients
January 3rd, 2017
The Chamber extends its congratulations to all recipients of New Year's Honours, including:
thumbnailFourteen garden villages to be built in England
January 3rd, 2017
Fourteen garden villages are to be built across England on sites including a former airfield and green belt land, Ministers have said.
thumbnailNew rules bring tax evasion crackdown
January 3rd, 2017
Accountants, bankers, lawyers and advisers who assist with tax evasion will be hit with fines as part of a crackdown on the practice.
thumbnailChefs feed their hunger for knowledge
December 23rd, 2016
A pilot programme designed to hone the skills of chefs with the UK’s leading short break provider, Center Parcs, has seen such a success that it’s running again through West Nottinghamshire College.