Norfolk Business News

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...
Policy
02/02/2017
At a recent meeting of the Chamber’s Transport & Infrastructure Group, the members reviewed both road and rail transport. Jonathan Denby, Greater Anglia’s Head of Corporate Affairs provided an update on the Greater Anglia Rail Franchise and what it planned to deliver over the duration of its 9...
Policy
31/01/2017
Holly Lane, a well-used link between the B1149 Holt Road and Reepham Road, will remain open as normal tonight (Tues 31st) after gas main diversion work was completed last night (Mon 30th). The closure was originally scheduled for both Monday and Tuesday nights. The diversion of gas mains and other...
Policy
27/01/2017
We feel that it is important that business individuals working in schools are supported, so we have developed a short training course to help businesses to feel more confident working with young people in a school environment. The training is fully funded and we are pleased to announce that we can...
Policy
27/01/2017
Norfolk Chamber is urging businesses to submit letters of support, which will be sent to Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, for the proposed Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing. The current lack of connectivity severely inhibits movement in Great Yarmouth resulting in congestion and...
Policy
27/01/2017
Norfolk County Council has been awarded a £1.48 million grant by the Department of Transport to support its multi partnership Pushing Ahead Your Journey Your Way programme over the next three years. Focussing specifically on the economic hubs of Greater Norwich and the enterprise zone of Great...
Policy
27/01/2017
Commenting on the first estimate of GDP for the fourth quarter of 2016, released by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “The first estimate of UK GDP growth for the final quarter of 2016 confirms that the UK economy enjoyed a...
Policy
26/01/2017
Holly Lane, a well-used route connecting the B1149 Holt Road and Reepham Road, will be closed for two nights next week for gas main diversion work on the route of Norwich Northern Distributor Road. The closures will be from 8pm to 6am at the latest on the nights of Monday 30 January and Tuesday 31...

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