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thumbnailOutlook strong as JCB gives workers 3.9% pay rise
January 4th, 2018
JCB shop floor employees have returned to work to a New Year pay rise of 3.9% and order books at their strongest in the company’s history.
thumbnailMinimum wage rises could lead to job losses
January 4th, 2018
Claims that higher-than-inflation rises in minimum wages could result in job losses have been backed by the region’s biggest business-representation organisation.
thumbnailFinance now flowing from Midlands Engine Investment Fund
January 4th, 2018
Four businesses have secured funding from the Midlands Engine Investment Fund
thumbnailNew Chief Executive Officer appointed for D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership
January 4th, 2018
A new Chief Executive Officer has been appointed for the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership.
thumbnailCongratulations for New Year's Honours
January 2nd, 2018
Congratulations to all New Year's Honours winners across Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire, particularly those in Chamber membership as highlighted below.
thumbnailHoliday at the Chamber
December 22nd, 2017
Please note, the Chamber will be taking a well-earned break over the festive season, from the afternoon of Friday 22 December 2017 to 9am on Tuesday 2 January 2018.
thumbnailIndustrial Strategy briefing paper now available
December 22nd, 2017
Brexit talks have moved on from the 'divorce settlement' and, next year, will focus more on the UK's future trading relationship with the EU.
thumbnailCitizens rights secured, Home Secretary tells BCC
December 22nd, 2017
The rights of EU citizens in the UK and of UK nationals living in the EU have been secured, the Home Secretary has told the British Chambers of Commerce.
thumbnailBroadband boost as Openreach improves speed
December 21st, 2017
Thousands of homes and businesses across the East Midlands are set to get access to broadband speeds up to 30 times faster than the UK average, thanks to Openreach, a division of BT.
thumbnailChoice of Birmingham to host Games is welcomed
December 21st, 2017
The decision to let Birmingham host the 2022 Commonwealth Games has been welcomed by East Midlands Chamber.