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Friends of Auto Enrolment – free event in Nottingham

There can be no doubt about the importance of pensions auto enrolment to the financial wellbeing of millions of people in old age. However, many organisations are increasingly concerned about how they will meet their employer duties and given the level of fines for non-compliance it is understandable that those responsible for implementation are looking… Read more

Training for the Nottingham Post Corporate Challenge – an interview with David Bishop

The Nottingham Post Corporate Challenge Profile – Team NMB Profile: David Bishop Occupation: Corporate director of development at Nottingham City Council. Distance to run:  As part of the Nottingham Post Corporate Challenge, supported by Nottingham Means Business, I’m running the Ikano Robin Hood Mini Marathon, a distance of 1.5 miles. Q. Are you a regular runner? A.… Read more

Chamber visit to Westminster – have your say in Nottingham

The Chamber’s political dialogue continues, with a member delegation scheduled to visit Westminster on 4 November 2014. The Chamber will articulate the expectations of the business community through its manifesto in the run-up to the General Election next year. Leading up to this, the DNLCC is holding three roundtable sessions, billed as ‘Business asks’. The meetings are… Read more

Collaboration for Nottingham’s growth – a blog by John Proctor

The reshaping of Nottingham’s retail centres and the evolution of the long awaited business district have been central to property focused discussions over the past decade. John Proctor, Director at FHP Property Consultants. Intu’s drive and ambition to revitalise both the Victoria Centre and the Broadmarsh and proposals to bring forward exciting new office schemes,… Read more

Infrastructure Interest Group – an update from Chris Sinclair

The Infrastructure Interest Group covers a broad spectrum of activity embracing transport, broadband and (initially at least) that sector of the property market, which deals with offices. The intention is to broaden the latter to include other places of work, particularly factory and warehouse accommodation. Together with Mike Taylor and Jon Enever tasks currently in… Read more

‘Calling All Businesses’ Network Event

“Calling All Businesses” Network Event – Local businesses are invited to attend a free evening meeting in September to share ideas for boosting the local economy and hear about the latest funding opportunities and business news. Broxtowe Borough Council is hosting the “Calling All Businesses” event on Wednesday 3rd September at The Quadrant, Nuart Road, Beeston,… Read more