15 March 2019
“For the sake of UK plc, it is vital that the whole issue of Brexit is put to bed once and for all, as soon as possible, so that the creators of jobs and wealth can get back to focusing on what they do well, particularly here in the East Midlands.
14 March 2019
Commenting on today’s Spring Statement, Chris Hobson, Director of Policy/Scott Knowles, Chief Executive at the award-winning East Midlands Chamber*, said: “Mr Hammond painted a positive picture of where UK plc is today and how, as the fifth largest economy in the world, it is within our gift to become stronger in the years ahead. (more…)
7 March 2019
When my partner and I started our business twenty years ago, one of the first decisions we needed to make was who to bank with. Although some new players were nudging into the SME market, most new businesses were still being advised by their accountants to choose one of the big four (which at the time still even included Midlands). (more…)
4 March 2019
In total, the Government has pledged £1.6bn over seven years, with £1bn earmarked for specific areas, including the Midlands, on a needs-based formula and the balance available for UK communities to bid for. (more…)
1 March 2019
Jane Cowley, Chair of LBV opened the event, posing the question of why, despite demonstrating high levels of manufacturing outputs and economic contributions to GDP, does Leicestershire experience such a low level of public sector expenditure in rail, transport and public affairs?
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Commenting on today’s Spring Statement, Chris Hobson, Director of Po...
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