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thumbnailChamber Warns Business Rates Review Must Deliver Real Change
March 16th, 2015
A review of the Business Rates system in England was launched today, with its findings due to be published before the Budget in 2016.
thumbnailApprentice Star Nurtures Next Generation of Talent
March 13th, 2015
A former contestant on hit TV show The Apprentice has spoken out in support of apprenticeships and said he believes they are ‘the way forward for employers.’
thumbnailChamber Board Directors Go Back to the Floor
March 13th, 2015
Chamber President Liz Fothergill and Board Director Ian Greenaway went back to the floor at member businesses Duresta and A1 Flues earlier this week to help the Chamber mark National Apprenticeship Week.
thumbnailChamber Patron Offers Advice in Wake of Clarkson Row
March 12th, 2015
Chamber Patron Qdos Consulting has offered the following tips to employers when dealing with suspension of employees.
thumbnailBuilder Kicks-Off Apprenticeship Week With Warning to PM
March 9th, 2015
The boss of Chamber member Hodgkinson Builders has welcomed Prime Minister David Cameron to build 200,000 new homes for first time buyers.
thumbnailArt Council England funding for Quad
February 24th, 2015
Arts Council England has today announced £119,962 funding for QUAD in Derby to boost its digital DNA and to increase accessibility for audiences.
thumbnailPKF Cooper Parry Appoints New IT Head
February 23rd, 2015
PKF COOPER Parry has appointed serial entrepreneur Brett Critchley to head up its IT team, to dramatically expand its Microsoft Cloud offering, infrastructure and IT outsourcing services.
thumbnailChamber Responds to Living Wage Figures
February 23rd, 2015
New figures released today show that at least two-thirds of all jobs in the East Midlands currently pay the Living Wage or higher.
thumbnailNTU to Host Construction Design Conference
February 19th, 2015
Chamber Patron Nottingham Trent University is set to host a one-day conference aimed at deconstructing design and planning in the construction sector.
thumbnailToyota Engineering Apprenticeship Scheme Open Evenings 10/12 March
February 18th, 2015
We are working in partnership with our suppliers and local engineering firms to bring you a Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeship like no other!