Norfolk Business News

Policy
17/02/2017
Norwich City Council have released their latest economic barometer. The report highlighted: Locally The East of England saw the fastest growth in business activity of any UK region in December and its pace of jobs growth was second only to the Yorkshire and Humber region Consumer spending...
Policy
17/02/2017
In the last quarter of 2016, the overall findings from the Q4 2016 suggested that growth in Norfolk would continue in 2017, albeit at a more modest pace.  However, the survey found that firms in both sectors, particularly in manufacturing, are facing pressure to raise prices, principally as a...
Policy
16/02/2017
Two million pounds is set to be spent over the next two years to make the route between Great Yarmouth’s train station and Market Place more attractive and safer to use by pedestrians and cyclists. Norfolk County Council is currently asking for people’s views on the proposals, which include making...
Policy
14/02/2017
Even more homes and businesses in Norfolk will be able to access a high-speed broadband connection and all the benefits this brings, as an extension to Norfolk County Council’s and BT’s Better Broadband for Norfolk (BBfN) programme is now underway. More than £11 million of new funding is being...
Policy
10/02/2017
Monthly headlines: UK economy grew by 0.6% in Q4 2016 with services dominating GDP growth Falling value of sterling feeding through into higher inflation and squeezing real earnings GDP growth in the world's two largest economies - USA and China - slowed in 2016 Although the UK economy...
Policy
09/02/2017
What should we make of the prospects for the UK economy just over a month into what promises to be another eventful year? On the face of it there’s much to be positive about. Growth has proved surprisingly resilient since last year’s EU referendum and the Bank of England’s latest forecast points to...
Policy
08/02/2017
Many schools across Norfolk have already benefited from free Careers Events organised by Norfolk Chamber that inspire, enthuse and motivate students to consider employment options available to them and think about their future career progression. Successful careers events that involved workshops,...
Policy
06/02/2017
On Friday 3 February over 150 Norfolk businesses arrived at Holiday Inn Norwich North for an afternoon of debate and discussion with five of Norfolk’s MPs. Sponsored by Norse, Greater Anglia and Holiday Inn, the event returned for its seventh year with MPs Sir Henry Bellingham – MP for South West...
Policy
06/02/2017
Ahead of the Chancellor’s Spring Budget on March 8, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is urging the government to take action on delivering real reform to the business rates system. The business group is calling on the Chancellor to use his last Spring Budget to support long-term business...
Policy
03/02/2017
The recent fall in the value of Sterling is squeezing domestic sales margins, and increasing the cost base of UK businesses, according to the results of the British Chambers of Commerce’s (BCC) latest International Trade Survey. The findings, released today (Monday), also indicate that the weak...

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