Norfolk Business News

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...
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...

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