Norfolk Business News

Policy
13/04/2017
Nearly one in five Norfolk businesses have fallen victim to cyber-attacks in the past year, according to the results of a survey released today (Tuesday) by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). The survey of more than 1,200 businesses across the UK, including those in Norfolk, found that 19% of...
Policy
10/04/2017
On Monday 24 April between 10.30am – 11.30am the Chamber network will be holding a webinar discussion on the impact of Brexit on business with Lord Bridges, Under Secretary of State at the Department for Exiting the European Union Norfolk Chamber members will have the opportunity to submit...
Export
10/04/2017
The perils of globalisation have been well-publicised and, as the Brexit negotiations are about to begin, there are warnings about possible tariff problems, but a new academic study has revealed an entirely unexpected threat. The University of East Anglia (UEA) has revealed for the first time the...
Export
10/04/2017
With Brexit now seeming more like a reality, everyone is taking their turn to spell out their demands to the Government negotiators with the latest being a joint approach by organisations representing farmers, food and drink manufacturers and retailers. They want the UK to adopt an approach to...
Policy
07/04/2017
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Thursday) publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – the UK’s largest business survey with over 7,000 responses, including Norfolk businesses.   The overall UK results show solid growth for both sectors, particularly in relation to domestic and export...
General
07/04/2017
Plumstead Road will be closed between Thorpe End and Little Plumstead from 8pm tomorrow (Saturday 8 April) for the lifting of the main beams on to the A1270 Northern Distributor Road bridge over the Norwich to Sheringham railway at Rackheath. The 1,000 tonne crane has arrived on site and the...
Policy
07/04/2017
Digital skills are increasingly important to the operation of businesses in Norfolk and the rest of the UK but companies are facing a shortage of skills in their workforce which is hampering productivity, according to a new survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), released today (Friday)....
General
06/04/2017
The Engaging People Company has been set up by Michelle Gant to transform employee and customer engagement and increase satisfaction.  Our focus is on helping companies to be people satisfaction-centred as this has a direct correlation to business success: happy employees will feel empowered and...
Policy
05/04/2017
As part of efforts by the Borough Council to make the central area of Great Yarmouth more attractive to shoppers, residents and investors, businesses in the town centre are able to apply for grants to improve their frontages. Under the Town Centre Shopfront Improvement Scheme, eligible applicants...
Policy
05/04/2017
(Based on March 2017 data releases) Monthly headlines: BCC upgrades its UK economic growth forecast for 2017, but downgrades outlook for 2018. Inflation breaches the Bank of England's 2% target as earnings growth continues to slow. Federal Reserve raises US interest rates and more rises...

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