Norfolk Business News

Policy
16/05/2017
Commenting on various Labour and Conservative proposals on worker’s rights, Nova Fairbank, Public Affairs Manager for Norfolk Chamber said: “There is little appetite within the Norfolk business community for a roll-back of employment rights.  Businesses worry about the prospect of costly or...
Policy
16/05/2017
Ahead of the general election, Norfolk Chamber is setting out the key Norfolk business asks for any future government and is calling for more strategic infrastructure improvements. Norfolk has a vibrant and diverse business community, but a key barrier to future economic growth for those businesses...
Export
16/05/2017
The Mexican Energy Reform is bringing about significant change and development in the electrical market. In line with these changes, Mexico’s Energy Transition Law also includes a clean energy target which states that 35% of energy generation must come from clean sources by 2024. These targets and...
Export
16/05/2017
With the economic outlook for the EU beginning to take a turn for the better, the latest good news comes from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) which has forecast that Cyprus’ economic recovery is set to continue into 2018. Its most recent Regional Economic Prospects...
Export
16/05/2017
London’s major port has recently been awarded an internationally recognised quality mark and been accepted as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). Tilbury is the first multipurpose port in the UK to receive full AEO status for security and customs simplification...
Export
16/05/2017
A group of organisations have banded together to warn that thousands of jobs could be lost after the UK leaves the EU unless action is taken to prevent dumped products flooding into this country. With responsibility for so-called trade remedies shifting from the European Commission to the British...
General
15/05/2017
The National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) are offering advice to businesses following the coordinated ransomware attack on thousands of private and public sector organisations on Friday. MESSAGE FROM NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY CENTRE (NCSC) "Since the global coordinated ransomware attack on thousands...
Event
12/05/2017
Yesterday the Norfolk Chamber helped support Thetford Academy’s Your Future Careers Event where 40 businesses attended to help educate and inspire the 400 plus students that visited the exhibition. The School Hall was brimming with a huge range of businesses who had bought along engaging activities...
Policy
10/05/2017
(Based on April 2017 data releases) Monthly headlines: UK economic growth slows in Q1 as output from consumer-focused industries weakened     UK consumer price inflation holds steady, but wage growth slows further   US GDP growth weakens as the outlook for the Eurozone continues to improve...
Event
10/05/2017
On Thursday 4th May, we were joined by over 70 members for a Pub Quiz at The Oaktree, Norwich. In teams of 6, delegates competed to be crowned Norfolk Chamber Quizmasters 2017. We started off the evening with wine on the tables and a mixed buffet to ensure members were ready to use their knowledge...

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