Norfolk Business News

Policy
05/04/2017
As part of efforts by the Borough Council to make the central area of Great Yarmouth more attractive to shoppers, residents and investors, businesses in the town centre are able to apply for grants to improve their frontages. Under the Town Centre Shopfront Improvement Scheme, eligible applicants...
Policy
05/04/2017
(Based on March 2017 data releases) Monthly headlines: BCC upgrades its UK economic growth forecast for 2017, but downgrades outlook for 2018. Inflation breaches the Bank of England's 2% target as earnings growth continues to slow. Federal Reserve raises US interest rates and more rises...
Policy
31/03/2017
The latest Bank of England Agents’ Summary for Quarter One 2017 has been published.  Key highlights are: Overall moderate rates of growth activity have continued Investment intentions have picked up with points to modest growth ahead The fall in sterling has resulted in higher...
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...

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