Norfolk Business News

Policy
14/11/2016
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Sunday) publishes a survey of businesses, which shows that a third of companies (33%) regard the availability of childcare as a key issue in recruiting and retaining staff. The survey, of more than 1,600 business leaders across the UK and supported by...
Policy
11/11/2016
Reepham Road will be closed to all traffic, including cyclists and pedestrians, for five days from Monday (14 November) to allow the new NDR roundabout to be surfaced and tied in with the existing road. The work involves the use of heavy planing and surfacing plant, and is programmed for completion...
Policy
09/11/2016
Traffic surveys designed to gather information to determine future transport provision in Great Yarmouth are set to be carried out in the town in the next two weeks. Over the weeks beginning Monday 14 and Monday 21 November, Norfolk County Council will carry out the roadside surveys at sites...
Policy
09/11/2016
TechEast, the organisation formed to accelerate the expansion of the East of England’s technology cluster, recently launched its London Embassy and opened membership. The organisation aims to help create 5,000 jobs, generate an extra £650m GVA of economic growth in the East and be one of the UK’s...
Policy
08/11/2016
Norfolk County Council have set up a one stop shop for online journey planning to help people make informed choices when travelling into Norwich this Christmas. Shoppers are being asked to make the most of extended hours on Park and Ride, use their local bus services and plan their journeys ahead...
Policy
04/11/2016
In the previous quarter, Norfolk businesses reported a mixed picture.  Norfolk manufacturers enjoyed improved domestic and export sales compared with the previous quarter and many benefitting from sterling's recent fall. Meanwhile, the balance of Norfolk’s service sector firms reported improved...
Policy
04/11/2016
The Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP has voted firmly in favour of devolution for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough at their latest Board meeting this week. In a unanimous decision, the Board voted in favour of the current proposals for Devolution that will see more money and powers brought...
Policy
02/11/2016
Representatives from Norfolk Chamber, Norwich BID and Norfolk County Council met this week to share the work that Norwich BID have been doing in relation to mapping the traffic usage around the inner ring road and the centre of Norwich. The software uses Google Maps and tracks mobile phones and can...
Policy
02/11/2016
Norfolk Chamber has launched a new Transport and Infrastructure Group.  The aim of the group is to consider all aspects of transport infrastructure that impact on Norfolk businesses being able to grow.  They will look to lobby and influence the decision makers to gain improvements for the benefit...
Policy
01/11/2016
From opportunities to get more involved in improving your neighbourhood to a proposed increase in council tax, Norwich City Council wants to hear from the local business community. They are consulting on their budget for 2017-18 and this is your chance to share your views. The survey runs until...

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