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thumbnailRegional unemployment still lower than the UK figure
November 15th, 2017
The percentage of people out of work in the East Midlands remains lower than the national picture, according to figures released this morning by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
thumbnailFive-year £15m Ministry of Defence contract win
November 14th, 2017
Chamber member Total Integrated Solutions Limited (TIS) has won a five-year support contract, valued at over £15m, from the UK Ministry of Defence, Ships, Maritime Combat Systems (MCS) tam.
thumbnailOld £10 note to disappear next year
November 14th, 2017
The Bank of England has announced that the old paper £10 notes, featuring naturalist Charles Darwin, will cease to be legal tender at 11.59pm on 1 March 2018.
thumbnailSurvey delves into CSR commitment
November 13th, 2017
Over the past ten years, pressure has grown on firms large and small to give something back to the community.
thumbnailPartnership is key to success, conference heard
November 11th, 2017
Working together for the good of the region was the key message that came out of a strategic conference staged in Derby yesterday.
thumbnailConstruction heavyweights line up to work with East Midlands social enterprises
November 10th, 2017
- Local social enterprises urged to attend event set to unlock multi-million pound contracts
thumbnailLearning how to win public sector contracts
November 8th, 2017
Dozens of smaller firms were given hints on how to win public sector contracts at a summit delivered by the Chamber.
thumbnailHow to be part of Heathrow’s huge supply chain
November 8th, 2017
Opportunities exist for East Midlands companies to be part of Heathrow Airport’s huge supply chain.
thumbnailEnterprise Finance Guarantee Programme passes £3bn lending milestone to smaller businesses
November 7th, 2017
The British Business Banks’s Enterprise Finance Guarantee (EFG) programme has now supported smaller businesses with loans totaling more than £3 billion. The provision of over 28,300 business
thumbnailPAs need to be more managerial, says expert
November 6th, 2017
The days of the ‘gatekeeper’ secretary ‘protecting’ her boss are long gone - today’s executive and personal assistants have to have a managerial mindset.