DNCC works in partnership with numerous business clubs and organisations across the two counties, whose members have affiliated membership of the Chamber. Chamber members are now part of a regional business network of over 11,000 businesses and they can increase their networking opportunities by attending partner events.
Members can request one free members' listing per year, containing contact details of all members (NB email addresses not included).
Members can purchase targeted UK wide mailing lists at very competitive prices. Information, which can be tailored to precisely suit your needs, can be identified by sector, company size, location and many other criteria.
Members have 1,000 characters to create their own business profile on the DNCC website which has over 80,000 hits per month. Select key words to optimise your profile to help other members to find you when they search for new business partners. You can also post exclusive service and product offers in the member-to-member trading area.
Register for our Tenders Alerting Service, agree your profile and benefit from our personalised service. The Chamber will inform you of all relevant opportunities advertised in OJEU as well as sub-threshold opportunities.
Get your message out to over 3,000 member businesses by inserting your flyer in a Chamber mailing. Contact the Marketing Department to book your insert.
An opportunity to help you do more effective marketing. Request a free copy of "21 Things To Win More Business", which will give you 21 excellent marketing tips and show you that effective marketing need not cost the earth.
Innovative finance product enables small businesses to access funds to expand your business without the need to take a traditional bank loan. This gives you a cash lump sum to invest in any way you wish and no security is required. Repayments are through debit/credit card transactions.
www.exportit.co.uk provides users with the opportunity to ask questions, find solutions and debate international topics in a forum. Also on this site is international news, details of events and international training courses.
The international e-newsletter is full of information on key topics and is sent out on a monthly basis to over 2,000 businesses who trade internationally.
EEN is the official business support network for the EU and it provides information and advice to EU companies on EU matters. Helps you find customers, trade partners, compete for public procurement contracts and helps safeguard your product from the latest EU legislation. Invaluable service to help you succeed in European markets.
Trade missions provide an opportunity to explore new markets and facilitate your connection to new customers or trade partners. Recent missions have been to Timisoara (Romania), Szeged (Hungary), Abu Dhabi, Darmstadt (Germany) and Brussels.
This service offers a wide range of documents to aid exporters including Certificates of Origin, Ecerts, Arab documents, EUR1s, ATR, ATA Carnets and Signatory Authorisation.
Every year DNCC hosts an International Conference with local businesses joined by business people from several counties. This event, which showcases some interesting speakers, also provides exhibition opportunities. The International Trade Forum is held monthly and is free to attend. It offers businesses the opportunity to meet others who are trading internationally, to share experiences and provides an informative presentation.
DNCC offers an extensive range of training courses covering all aspects of the international trade process. These cover core subjects such as documentation, import procedures and ITOPS, strategic subjects such as exhibitions, appointing agents and managing financial risk and customs issues such as customs audit and rules of origin.
International students from European countries are placed in UK businesses for a three or six month placement. These high calibre students bring a fresh approach and offer excellent value for money as you only pay their expenses.
Chamber Invoice Finance helps members with export or working capital finance and can help protect them from bad debt. The service includes the provision of working capital, approving customers, advice on trading limits, payment collection and bad debt protection. Can you afford to be without it?
Are you looking to trade with China? The LinktoChina project can help you by matching your business with verified Chinese businesses that are relevant to your product or service. Experienced staff are available to assist you, helping you compete, grow and prosper whilst eliminating risk.
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platforms to promote your business
Sponsorship opportunities exist for most of the Chamber's 200+ events and prices for headline sponsorship start at just £300 for standard networking events which include the Enterprising Women programme. Major packages are also available for the Chamber's iconic events including the Business Awards and the Annual Dinner.
Many events provide an opportunity for you to take an exhibition stand and with prices starting at just £50 this is an opportunity for all members.
You can now sponsor one of the Chamber's key publications, which are circulated widely throughout the year, giving sponsors excellent profile. These include the Members' Briefing (hard copy), the Chamber's e-newsletters or the DNCC website.
What better way to tell everyone how good you are than by entering the Chamber Awards. Finalists in the Derbyshire or Nottinghamshire Awards receive superb profile and are also entered for the BCC national awards, with a top prize of £50,000. You have to be in it to win it!
The DNCC Patrons scheme offers a fantastic platform to raise your company's profile and play an influential role in the business community whilst also enjoying exclusivity. It is also, potentially, the perfect platform to promote your products or services.
A wide variety of advertising opportunities exist in a range of publications with wide distribution. These include In Business magazine, with a readership of over 20,000 and the DNCC Chamber Diary.
All members can benefit from free listings in key business publications, including the DNCC Chamber Diary and on the Chamber's website, where you can update your profile.
Do you want to have your say? Use these opportunities to get involved
Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber is the authoritative business voice in the East Midlands region. DNCC represents its members on all key issues at a local, regional and national level and works with all key local agencies.
There are members' representative Councils in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, allowing members the opportunity to influence on issues of concern and to engage with the DNCC Board of Directors. This allows the Chamber to represent its members' interests effectively. The Councils are open to all members.
Do you need to control costs? Use the Chamber's trusted partners to help you
Chamber members can save up to 61% off normal AA fleet rates. A range of services are available with Roadside with Home Start available from just £36.
Experts from Chamber Utilities can provide free on-site energy assessments, helping your company to use energy more efficiently or they can carry out a free cost analysis for gas, electricity or water to save money. On-going advice and support is available to help your company with all energy related issues including helping you meet your carbon reduction commitment.
Members can take advantage of discounted rates for card processing and value-added services. However you take cards - face to face, by phone, email or via the internet - there's a range of options to meet your needs. If you are not sure if your existing deal is a good one simply request a free, no obligation audit. Transfer is simple and hassle free.
You can request 100 new, high quality business cards per membership year.
No premises? No staff or support? The Chamber can now offer members a virtual office service which includes use of the DNCC mailing address, non-geographic telephone support, 100 incoming telephone calls a month, email messaging, free use of DNCC meeting rooms and photocopying, fax and admin support.
Members can now access a new online Insurance Shop offering discounted rates for a variety of Insurance products including Employers Liability, Public Liability, Professional Indemnity, Office Protect and more.
The UK's only online price comparison site for office supplies offers 20,000 office supplies, stationery and printer consumables products at extremely competitive prices. Easy to use, this site will help you control your office supplies budget, saving money and time. All suppliers are trusted DNCC members. www.dnccshop.co.uk
All DNCC members can register to receive a complimentary six month Regus Businessworld Gold Card, giving you access to Regus offices, meeting rooms and business lounges.
Do you feel vulnerable? Use these essential services to protect your business
Free Service to members and includes access to 440 downloadable policies, forms, documents, letters, templates and factsheets. Also included is a compliant downloadable Contract of Employment and a compliant Employee Handbook. The new revamped website now includes videos to guide you on what to do and how to do it. There is also a monthly newsletter which keeps you updated. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
A competent person will carry out an HR Health Check to ascertain your precise HR requirements. This will produce a detailed report identifying the risks to your business.
You are only a phone call away from free advice and support from an HR expert. The advice line is available 24/7, 365 days a year.
If you have additional requirements to the basic ChamberHR service, you can access a range of additional HR support. Members can now access a document validation service or a written advice service for a nominal extra cost and can also access a superior remote service with HR Plus One. Alternatively you can use the services of a dedicated HR specialist and benefit from one, two or a number of days HR consultancy.
Over £670,000 worth of professional fees across no less than 12 areas of cover, including Employment Disputes & Awards, Prosecution Defence, disputes arising from Tax Investigations, Property & Landlord Disputes, Licence Protection, Data Protection Defence and Jury Service Attendance Allowance (NB excess applies £800 for HR issues, £1,000 for others). £90,000 paid out to members in the last 5 years. There is the option for businesses to upgrade their free cover to include Contractual and Debt disputes, waiving the policy excess and increasing the limit of cover in all areas to £100,000.
24/7 advice line for advice on employment, health and safety, tax, VAT, data protection, contracts, debt recovery and other related matters.
This service has many different levels of access. The core service, which is available for only £95 pa, offers 250 downloadable documents and policies, including a compliant Health & Safety Policy and a 24 hour advice line. Upgrade options include a superior remote online service or Health & Safety consultancy for one, two or several days. email: email@example.com
BusinessWatch is a core DNCC service that focuses on business crime reduction. It has a separate membership scheme enabling registered companies to access a range of crime reduction services. The service works in partnership with Derbyshire Constabulary and Nottinghamshire Police. Additional services can include CCTV monitoring and response, key holding, mobile/foot patrols and intruder alarm response.
The BusinessWatch team, who are Chamber employees, can visit your premises to analyse your current security arrangements and offer a "no obligation" recommendation to improve your security. This review is free to BusinessWatch members.
Do you want to be more credible?
Associate with a trusted brand
Included The Chamber is a credible and trusted brand which is recognized across the world. DNCC members can use the members' logo on their stationery and marketing material – adding real credibility to your business.
|Employees||Rate (£)||VAT (£)||Total Inc VAT (£)|
|2 - 10||300.00||60.00||360.00|
|11 - 50||390.00||78.00||468.00|
|51 - 100||490.00||98.00||588.00|
|101 - 200||800.00||160.00||960.00|
|201 - 500||1,055.00||211.00||1,266.00|
|Charities < 10||250.00||50.00||300.00|
As you can see, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce membership brings great value services and support to organisations of all sizes.
Our membership application form will calculate your membership fee automatically based on our published rate card (right). Click the membership application button below to calculate your membership fee and apply for Chamber membership.
* service offered by DNCC Patron. Membership rates effective from the 1st April 2014.