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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.
thumbnailHave your say on Government's airport strategy
March 14th, 2017
Chamber member Heathrow Airport is urging businesses to take part in the Government's draft Airports National Policy Statement consultation.
thumbnailMP praises apprentices on factory visit
March 14th, 2017
Erewash MP Maggie Throup praised young workers during a fact-finding visit to an Ilkeston firm to mark National Apprenticeship Week.
thumbnailFormer head of MI5 to speak at annual dinner
March 14th, 2017
A former head of MI5 will be one of the keynote speakers at the Chamber's annual dinner later this month.
thumbnailFirst proper Midlands Engine Strategy welcomed
March 9th, 2017
Reacting to the Midlands Engine Strategy announced this morning, Chris Hobson, Director of Policy at East Midlands Chamber*, said: “We welcome this first proper strategy for what the Midlands Engine – a concept launched almost two years ago ...
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.