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thumbnailHigh Sheriff of Derbyshire to formally open Commerce House
April 4th, 2017
The High Sheriff of Derbyshire, Annie Hall, will formally open the new office of East Midlands Chamber at lunchtime on Friday this week.
thumbnailChamber reaction to minimum wage increases
April 3rd, 2017
National Living Wage (NLW) and National Minimum Wage (NMW) both increased from 1 April.
thumbnailMembership hits a milestone
March 23rd, 2017
Membership of East Midlands Chamber* topped the 4,000 mark this year when Ultimation Direct UK, of Newark, joined.
thumbnailMusic audit of East Midlands businesses launched
March 22nd, 2017
Businesses playing music for staff or customers could be breaking the law.
thumbnailITV looking for migrant self-made millionaires
March 20th, 2017
A TV production company making a documentary for ITV is looking for migrant self-made millionaires.
thumbnailToyota announces £240m investment at Burnaston
March 16th, 2017
Toyota is to invest almost a quarter of a billion pounds in its UK operations.
thumbnailCall to improve services on crucial rail link
March 16th, 2017
Services on a crucial rail route linking Derby, Stoke-on-Trent and Crewe are failing to keep up with rising demand, prompting a call for Government intervention to improve them.
thumbnailChancellor’s National Insurance contributions U-turn
March 15th, 2017
Chancellor Philip Hammond has dropped his planned increase in National Insurance payments for the self-employed that was announced in the Budget last week.
thumbnailUnemployment 12-year low, latest figures show
March 15th, 2017
The number of people in work in the East Midlands region continues to rise, figures released this morning show.
thumbnailLorry load of eggs for worthy causes
March 14th, 2017
Hundreds of chocolate eggs will be donated to worthy causes by a Derbyshire company this Easter.