Norfolk Business News

Policy
11/09/2012
Representatives of the key Norfolk business groups (Norfolk Chamber, FSB, IoD, NWES, FIG, and the NFU) met with Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North and Simon Wright, MP for Norwich South to highlight issues affecting local businesses.  Among the topics for discussion was how to improve mobile phone...
Policy
11/09/2012
UK trade deficit in good and services was £1.5bn in July, compared with a deficit of £4.3bn in June   Commenting on the trade figures for July 2012, published today by the ONS, Tracey Howard international Trade Director Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, said: “The large decline in the July trade...
Policy
04/09/2012
The economic round robin debate at the Norfolk Chamber Planning & Development Group meeting last night highlighted that the development, planning and construction sectors are quiet at present.  The Group are looking at ways to boost growth in Norfolk and want to build upon the success of their...
Policy
03/09/2012
Notice is hereby given that the 116th Annual General Meeting of the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce & Industry will be held at the Dunston Hall Hotel, Ipswich Road, Norwich on Friday 5th October 2012, with registration at 9.30am for commencement of the meeting at 9.45am, for the purpose of...
Policy
31/08/2012
Business group downgrades 2012 growth forecast from +0.1% to -0.4% Growth forecast for 2013 is revised down from 1.9% to 1.2% Headwinds from slowing global economy, crisis in the eurozone, and domestic austerity measures complicating UK recovery prospects Continued reports of growth by...
Policy
03/08/2012
This week saw the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) open for business.  From August, banks and building societies can borrow in the FLS at cheaper rates, for periods of up to four years. Designed to provide cheaper borrowing to businesses, the Norfolk Chamber has welcomed the scheme as an...
Policy
03/08/2012
The British Chambers of commerce Energy Survey closes this weekend so if you have not already completed this survey, we would appreciate you taking a few minutes to submit a response. The survey will help us better understand the impact of volatile energy costs, the measures businesses have taken...
Policy
03/08/2012
Global Entrepreneurship Week takes place on 12-18 November 2012. It is the world’s largest campaign to promote entrepreneurship, taking place in 115 countries. In 2012, Global Entrepreneurship Week UK will be used to pass on the practical help and support needed by early start-ups and individuals...
Policy
30/07/2012
Norfolk Chamber’s Business & Finance Group met this afternoon to discuss the local economy and the actions to be taken.  The group, consisting of accountants and bankers, identified that at present the lending market is somewhat subdued, with businesses not applying to borrow from their banks...
Policy
27/07/2012
The Norfolk Chamber Planning and Development Group met with planning officers from Norfolk’s local authorities last night to debate how the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) could be used to unlock growth in the county. The debate gave the local authorities the opportunity to outline how...

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