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thumbnailGedling Business wins Prestigious Award for its Work With Apprentices
November 28th, 2017
A small Gedling business has won a prestigious European Award for its work with apprentices. Drury Joinery Services Limited picked up the award in the micro companies sector at the closing event of the EU Vocational Skills Week in Brussels, on F...
thumbnailD2N2 Growth Hub to mark third ‘birthday’
November 28th, 2017
More than 6,000 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have engaged with the D2N2 Growth Hub, since it was launched three years ago.
thumbnailEducation Secretary’s fact-finding visit to college
November 28th, 2017
The Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, met young people learning vocational skills and spoke to business chiefs about reforms to technical education as part of a fact-finding mission to West Nottinghamshire College...
thumbnailCall for improved infrastructure spend across region
November 27th, 2017
Almost 100 delegates, including six regional MPs, businesses and all levels of government united today to call for improved and fairer infrastructure investment for the East Midlands.
thumbnailVolunteer businesses helping boost pupils’ job prospects thanked
November 27th, 2017
Businesses volunteering free time to improve schoolchildren’s employability and career prospects, through a joint D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership and Government Careers & Enterprise Company initiative, have been recognised at an event.
thumbnailIndustrial Strategy’s vision for future economy welcomed by D2N2
November 27th, 2017
The launch of the Government’s new today (November 27) has been welcomed by the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership – which sees many of its own current activities and ambitions reflected in the major publication.
thumbnailBrexit message delivered to the heart of Westminster
November 23rd, 2017
As part of its campaign to make sure the needs of business drive the UK’s Brexit negotiations, the Chamber delivered the message to the heart of Parliament today.
thumbnailCall for parity on regional infrastructure spend
November 23rd, 2017
Business and political leaders from across the East Midlands are coming together to call on Government to boost infrastructure investment in the region to match the rest of the UK.
thumbnailChamber reaction to today’s Budget
November 22nd, 2017
Reacting to today’s Budget, Chris Hobson, Director of Policy at the Chamber, said it held “no game-changers” but “a number of smaller announcements that will please some people”.
thumbnailNew VAT rules for United Arab Emirates
November 21st, 2017
New VAT rules will be introduced across the United Arab Emirates from 1 January 2018.