Norfolk Business News

Policy
22/06/2012
Brandon Lewis, MP for Great Yarmouth met with members of the Great Yarmouth Chamber Council to discuss local issues.  Among the topics for discussion were education, rejuvenation of the town centre, improvements to the railway station and the Enterprise Zone. Mr Lewis advised that there was work to...
Policy
21/06/2012
Commenting on the proposals to reform collective redundancy prcedures announced by Norman Lamb today, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber  said: “As they stand, the UK’s redundancy rules are outdated and damaging to Norfolk firms. Consulting for a quarter of a year to change the direction of a...
Policy
20/06/2012
Members of the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce will meet with Ruud Haket, Managing Director of Greater Anglia on Friday 22 June 2012 in Norwich.   The meeting will provide an opportunity for Norfolk businesses to highlight any business issues and concerns to Greater Anglia.  What is your opinion about...
Policy
20/06/2012
See what the Bank of England’s Agents think about business conditions in Norfolk and East Anglia and what they think is going to happen with consumer demand, investment, exports, employment and the housing market.  Click here to read the full report.
Policy
13/06/2012
Henry Bellingham, MP for North West Norfolk, highlighted the need for greater improvements to the King’s Lynn to London rail service. Mr Bellingham was speaking at a recent meeting with West Norfolk Chamber Council. Mr Bellingham commented that with First Capital Connect’s franchise agreement...
Policy
08/06/2012
Annual output inflation down from 3.2% in April to 2.8% in May; annual input inflation down from 1.0% in April to 0.1% in May   Commenting on the producer price figures for May 2012, Caroline Williams, CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “The decline in producer price inflation was better than...
Policy
08/06/2012
  The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership is leading the UK’s transition to a green economy. On Monday 11th June New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership will present its Green Economy Pathfinder Manifesto to Government at a reception in the Houses of Parliament.  Attendees will include business...
Policy
07/06/2012
Commenting on today’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decision, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The MPC’s decision to maintain current levels of Quantitative Easing (QE) was the right one. Though the clamour for increasing the asset purchase programme...
Policy
30/05/2012
John Morse, Operations Director of marine survey company Gardline, has been appointed as new Vice President of Great Yarmouth Chamber Council. Commenting on his appointment, John said: “I am very excited to take up this new role. As an employee of Gardline, which is one of the largest Great...
Policy
29/05/2012
It has been almost three months since the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published with the aim of making the planning system less complex, more accessible and an enabler of economic growth. The NPPF came into force immediately for local authorities with no local plan. For local...

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