News

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.
thumbnailWorld record bid for online advice seminar
February 28th, 2017
The Chamber is joining a national attempt to set a world record for the largest online careers advice seminar as part of National Apprenticeship Week.
thumbnailChamber moves to new office in Chesterfield
February 27th, 2017
The Chesterfield office of East Midlands Chamber* has moved to modern, fit-for-purpose premises in the town.
thumbnailDestination Chesterfield consultation on HS2
February 22nd, 2017
Place marketing body Destination Chesterfield is seeking input from local 'Champions' to consultations over HS2.
thumbnailBudget wish for overhaul of business rates system
February 20th, 2017
The Chamber has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt Hon Philip Hammond, calling for a complete overhaul of the ‘broken’ business rates system in his Spring Budget.
thumbnailChamber welcomes Air-IT as new patron
February 20th, 2017
Managed ICT service provider Air-IT has become the latest patron of the East Midlands Chamber*.