Norfolk Business News

Policy
30/03/2017
Commenting on the Great Repeal Bill White Paper, Caroline Williams, Chief Executive of Norfolk Chamber said: "Norfolk’s business community want certainty from day-one on the rules and regulations they will face when the UK leaves the EU. For that reason, we welcome the premise of stability and...
Policy
29/03/2017
Commenting on the triggering of Article 50 by the Prime Minister, Theresa May, Caroline Williams, Chief Executive of Norfolk Chamber said: "Now that Brexit negotiations are set to begin, businesses across Norfolk and the UK and their trading partners in Europe want answers to practical questions. ...
Policy
28/03/2017
The A47 Alliance are hosting an ‘Infrastructure and Economic Growth’ business breakfast, with the right honourable Mr John Hayes, Minister of State at the Department for Transport. Date:   Thursday 11 May 2017 Time:   8.30 am to 11.00 am Venue:   King's Lynn Innovation Centre, Innovation Way, King'...
Policy
24/03/2017
Businesses across the Norfolk, particularly in rural areas, are still without reliable broadband connections, despite companies saying the availability of fully functional broadband is extremely important to their operations, according to the results of a survey released today (Monday) by the...
Policy
24/03/2017
The Prime Minister, Theresa May will trigger Article 50 on Wednesday 29 March 2017.  This will start the process to take the UK from out of the European Union. Whilst many predicted that Brexit would cause a crisis for the UK’s economy, the reality is that, apart from an initial significant slump...
Policy
24/03/2017
Norwich City Council have released their latest economic barometer. The report highlighted: Locally Lloyds Bank Regional PMI survey showed that business activity in the East grew more quickly than the UK average. The weak pound continued to have an effect on costs with the average price for...
Policy
20/03/2017
The funding bid that is to be submitted to central government by Norfolk County Council is greatly welcomed by Norfolk Chamber members.  The document could pave the way for construction of a long-awaited third river crossing for Great Yarmouth starting in 2020.  For many years, the Great Yarmouth...
Policy
16/03/2017
Norwich Airport hosted the recent Norwich Chamber Council meeting and took the opportunity to outline some of their plans for the future. Richard Pace, Managing Director for Norwich Airport noted some of the key areas of success from the past year: the airport had catered for 524,000 passengers; 40...
Policy
16/03/2017
Commenting on today’s interest rate decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “While the Bank of England’s decision to keep interest rates on hold was widely expected, there was a surprising shift in...
Policy
15/03/2017
The A47 trunk roads form part of the strategic road network and provides for a variety of local, medium and long distance trips between the A1 and the east coast.  The corridor connects the cities of Norwich and Peterborough, the towns of Wisbech, Kings Lynn, Dereham, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft...

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