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thumbnailChamber reaction to Budget
March 8th, 2017
Reacting to today’s Budget, Scott Knowles, Chief Executive at East Midlands Chamber*, said: “It was a cautious budget, no rabbits out of the hat and some more details on things announced previously, but given the imminent triggering of Artic...
thumbnailTV opportunity to talk about Brexit
March 7th, 2017
The production company behind TV shows including Crystal Maze and Secret Millionaire is looking for East Midlands companies to take part in a programme exploring Brexit from an unusual perspective.
thumbnailHeathrow launches UK supply chain tour
March 7th, 2017
With planning for Heathrow expansion already underway, the airport is lining up SMEs from across the UK to help deliver the multi-billion-pound project.
thumbnail£500m to improve vocational training is welcomed
March 6th, 2017
Chancellor Philip Hammond’s pledge at the weekend of an additional £500m to boost vocational and technical skills has been welcomed by the Chamber.
thumbnailChancellor - there will be no spending spree
March 6th, 2017
There will be no "spending sprees" in Wednesday's Budget, Chancellor Philip Hammond has warned.
thumbnailExtra £500m for vocational and technical training
March 6th, 2017
Vocational and technical education in England is to get an extra £500m a year in a bid to train more skilled workers and boost the economy.
thumbnailSharon Redrobe is Inspirational Woman of the Year
March 4th, 2017
The CEO of Twycross Zoo – East Midlands Zoological Society has been named Inspirational Woman of the Year at the Enterprising Women Awards 2017.
thumbnailFree advice to encourage digital growth
March 1st, 2017
Two exciting digital support programmes are being rolled out by the Chamber.
thumbnailBusiness Brexit priorities laid before Government
February 28th, 2017
The Government is today being reminded of the need to put business at the top of the agenda for Brexit negotiations.
thumbnailWork starts on £400m Peak Resort campus
February 28th, 2017
Machines have rolled on site to begin work on a new type of UK resort destination integrating leisure, health, sport and education that will operate 365 days a year.