Norfolk Business News

Policy
20/03/2017
The funding bid that is to be submitted to central government by Norfolk County Council is greatly welcomed by Norfolk Chamber members.  The document could pave the way for construction of a long-awaited third river crossing for Great Yarmouth starting in 2020.  For many years, the Great Yarmouth...
Export
20/03/2017
A leading Parliamentary Committee has sought to shed light on the potential impact of four different scenarios on the UK’s post-Brexit international trade relationships. Published by the House of Commons International Trade Committee, a new report considers not only the implications of each model...
Export
20/03/2017
Few MPs go as far as the one who recently said that trade talks between the UK and the EU could be completed in an afternoon, but there is clearly a belief in some parts of the British Parliament that such negotiations should take months rather than years. Unfortunately, any examination of how...
Event
16/03/2017
On Tuesday 14th March, Norfolk Chamber helped coordinate the Your Future Career’s event at Attleborough Academy. Over 250 student attended the event, where they each had the opportunity to engage with local businesses, prompting them to learn more about the types of careers available. This event is...
Policy
16/03/2017
Norwich Airport hosted the recent Norwich Chamber Council meeting and took the opportunity to outline some of their plans for the future. Richard Pace, Managing Director for Norwich Airport noted some of the key areas of success from the past year: the airport had catered for 524,000 passengers; 40...
Policy
16/03/2017
Commenting on today’s interest rate decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “While the Bank of England’s decision to keep interest rates on hold was widely expected, there was a surprising shift in...
Export
15/03/2017
As the second largest economy in Latin America, but a higher GDP per capita than any of the BRIC countries, Mexico offers an abundance of possibilities, in many different sectors. The main language is Spanish, but English is widely used and understood. Mexico consists of a huge mix of cultures,...
Policy
15/03/2017
The A47 trunk roads form part of the strategic road network and provides for a variety of local, medium and long distance trips between the A1 and the east coast.  The corridor connects the cities of Norwich and Peterborough, the towns of Wisbech, Kings Lynn, Dereham, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft...
Policy
13/03/2017
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Tuesday) upgraded its UK GDP growth forecast for 2017 from 1.1% to 1.4%. However, it has downgraded its expectations slightly for 2018 from 1.4% to 1.3%, and published its first forecast for 2019 of 1.5% growth. The leading business group upgraded...
Policy
10/03/2017
The A47 Alliance is to push for further investment from central government to make much-needed improvements to the A47, including dualling much of the route. Highways England, the government company charged with operating, maintaining and improving England’s motorways and major A roads, is shortly...

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