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thumbnail£1 million available in ‘Skills for Innovation in Manufacturing’ competition
January 30th, 2015
A Gov.UK press release on 29th January announced that the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) has launched a new competition challenging manufacturing firms to maximise the value of innovation.
thumbnailFunding secured to help supply chain grow
January 26th, 2015
Woodhead, has secured over £180,000 from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) to deliver its ‘Good to Gold’ training programme to small businesses in its supply chain.
thumbnailChamber Welcomes Latest Good News on Jobs
January 21st, 2015
The latest job figures announced today showed significant annual falls in the number of people claiming out of work benefits and the total number of unemployed people across the region, along with a large annual increase in employment.
thumbnailMP visits new Linby manufacturing facility of Coldharbour Marine Ltd
January 20th, 2015
Mark Spencer, MP for Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, visited the new manufacturing, research, development and engineering headquarters of Coldharbour Marine Ltd at Baxter House, Robey Close, Linby on January 19th.
thumbnailD2N2 Growth Hub to be launched by Business Minister
December 4th, 2014
On Friday 5 December, Business and Enterprise Minister, the Rt. Hon. Matthew Hancock MP, will officially launch the D2N2 Growth Hub during an event for businesses from Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
thumbnail£5m incubation fund for BioCity
December 4th, 2014
Drugs giant AstraZeneca has made a "significant contribution" to a £5m incubation fund to be managed by BioCity.
thumbnailBusiness Rates Reform
December 3rd, 2014
George Cowcher, Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber, which represents businesses in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire, said: “With a General Election now firmly on the horizon, the Chancellor was never going to deliver an...
thumbnailChamber Welcomes Autumn Statement Business Rates Review
December 3rd, 2014
Business Rates reform the highlight of Autumn Statement which was overall, positive for business. Government must now deliver.
thumbnailConsulting on flood plans
December 3rd, 2014
Nottingham City Council is seeking comments on its draft Nottingham Local Flood Risk Management Strategy.
thumbnailFunding agency reports 'huge growth'
December 2nd, 2014
First Enterprise Business Agency (FEBA) is celebrating its 25th anniversary with its most successful year, resulting in a 380% increase in its loan funding.