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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.
thumbnailLow carbon and high speed digital get £17m boost
December 21st, 2016
Ambitions for a more digitally connected and ‘greener’ East Midlands’ economy are to receive a boost in 2017, thanks to £17m of investment.
thumbnailFear is stopping firms moving to the cloud
December 20th, 2016
Fears over security are preventing some businesses from taking advantage of the opportunities of adopting cloud services.
thumbnailCyber attacks on SMEs are increasing
December 19th, 2016
Cyber attacks against small and medium-sized businesses are rising, according to a report in the latest edition of Computer Weekly.
thumbnailInnovative product helps vehicle users to see the light
December 19th, 2016
Completing a project at a prime site in a fashionable part of London has topped the highlights of the year for an Ilkeston firm which designs and makes aluminium building products.
thumbnailPartnership retains Customer First accrediation
December 19th, 2016
Enterprise agency Erewash Partnership has retained its accreditation for the way it treats its customers.