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thumbnailQueen's Awards for two Chamber members
April 24th, 2018
Congratulations to Chamber members Microlise and Hygeinix trading as HSG on their success in the 2018 Queen's Awards for Enterprise.
thumbnailPowering the vehicles of the future - £30m funding
April 23rd, 2018
Businesses can apply for a share of up to £30m to develop vehicle technologies that significantly reduce CO2 emissions and improve air quality.
thumbnailGlobal specialist Hays sponsors regional PA network
April 23rd, 2018
Global recruitment specialist Hays has agreed to sponsor the East Midlands PA Network for the 2018/19 financial year.
thumbnailRegion has a top ten most-improved place to live and work
April 19th, 2018
Leicestershire’s Oadby and Wigston borough is in the top ten most improved places in England to live and work, according to the new results from the annual Vibrant Economy Index*, published today by business and financial adviser and Chamber m...
thumbnailOne-in-ten firms considers relocation over traffic delays
April 19th, 2018
Travel delays and congestion are having a negative impact on business, according to new research.
thumbnailUK firms face being kicked off .eu domain websites
April 18th, 2018
More than 300,000 British firms and individuals could be kicked off their .eu websites after Brexit.
thumbnailEast Midlands continues to create jobs, ONS confirms
April 17th, 2018
The East Midlands continues to beat the national average when it comes to getting people into work, according to Office for National Statistics figures released this morning.
thumbnailRegional manufacturers primed to invest
April 16th, 2018
The number of businesses considering investment in new machinery has almost doubled in the first three months of 2018 compared with the latter end of 2017, latest research has shown.
thumbnailFree #Fit4HS2 seminar ‘sold out’ in a day
April 16th, 2018
A free seminar to steer small and medium-sized enterprises through the HS2 procurement process ‘sold out’ within 24 hours of being announced.
thumbnailHigh street decline accelerated in 2017
April 11th, 2018
High streets across the East Midlands’ ended 2017 with 128 fewer retail outlets than at the start of the year, PwC research compiled by the Local Data Company (LDC) reveals.