Norfolk Business News

Policy
23/06/2017
Last year, the Government announced the expansion of Heathrow Airport.   An expanded Heathrow will double the airport’s cargo capacity and increase the number of domestic connections, boosting Britain’s exporters and ensuring every region and nation of the UK can get to global markets. With up to...
Policy
21/06/2017
Commenting on the Queen’s Speech, Chris Sargisson, Chief Executive of Norfolk Chamber said: “Whilst Brexit isn’t the top immediate priority for many Norfolk businesses, firms of every size and shape want to avoid turbulence and confusion during the Brexit transition. The government’s proposed bills...
Policy
20/06/2017
Norfolk Chamber has recently been talking to businesses about their future plans to better understand what factors are holding back their potential business growth.  The Roundtables were free to attend and held in Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn. Businesses will have a final chance to have their say...
Policy
19/06/2017
Yesterday, the Sunday Times published an open letter from the UK’s leading business organisations, including the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), on behalf of the Chamber network. The leaders of the BCC, CBI, EEF, Institute of Directors and the Federation of Small Business all joined together to...
Policy
16/06/2017
Virgin Media are expanding their Ultrafast digital network in Great Yarmouth. They are aiming to connect approximately 5,400 properties both residential and business from Fullers Hill, down to the sea front and South Denes.  This will bring broadband speeds of up to 350Mbps for small/medium...
Policy
16/06/2017
Across all districts of Norfolk levels of unemployment fell.  Overall, the claimant count for Norfolk stood at 8,475, which was a drop of 195 claimants from the previous month.  Broadland recorded the largest fall in claimant numbers with a drop of 5.9%.  However King’s Lynn and West Norfolk only...
Policy
09/06/2017
Commenting on the General Election result, Jonathan Cage, President of Norfolk Chamber said: "After two long years of elections, referenda and wider uncertainty, many Norfolk businesses were doing their best to ignore the noise of politics – up until today.  "The electorate's split decision...
Policy
08/06/2017
(Based on May 2017 data releases) Monthly headlines: UK GDP growth in Q1 revised down as the trade deficit widens UK consumer price inflation rises to three-year high as pay growth continues to slow  UK pay growth weakens still further Indian economic growth slows sharply as Brazil...
Policy
02/06/2017
Ahead of the general election, Norfolk Chamber is setting out the key Norfolk business asks for any future government and is calling for support for Norfolk exporters and for the government to work with businesses to secure the best possible deal with the EU. Commenting on the need to support...
Policy
02/06/2017
Yesterday, local businesses were invited to hear an economic update directly from the Bank of England at a meeting held at the Chamber’s office in Norwich.  A range of businesses attended the event including those from the manufacturing, retail and service sectors. Tim Pike, the Bank of England’s...

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