Norfolk Business News

General
22/05/2012
Commenting on the draft energy bill, published today, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber said: “If the UK is going to attract the tens of billions of pounds of investment that is required to update the country’s ageing energy infrastructure, the electricity market must be predictable and stable...
General
21/05/2012
Commenting on the proposals outlined in the Beecroft Report, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber, said: “Adrian Beecroft is right to point out that at a time when millions of people are unemployed, ministers should be looking for ways to make it easier and less costly to employ people, not the...
General
21/05/2012
How is your business is doing in these challenging economic times – have the events in Europe affected you, or are you managing to grow your business in spite of everything that is happening? The last QES survey reported that Norfolk businesses were planning to invest in plant, machinery and...
General
18/05/2012
Only one in five eats five a day, poll suggests Just one in five Britons eats the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day, a poll for World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) suggests.   Record number of staff spurn sick days A record number of workers are taking no days off sick, but...
General
17/05/2012
Now in its third year, the Norfolk Chamber’s Sustainability Conference was held at the John Innes Centre on Thursday 10 May and was superbly attended and supported both by the local business community and by a range of national companies that travelled into Norwich specifically for the event....
General
17/05/2012
Visit England has published the results of its ‘Great Britain Day Visits Survey 2011’.  Norwich is listed as one of the top ten city destinations in the UK, with only  London, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham and Liverpool ahead. Caroline Williams, CEO, Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said “As Norwich...
General
15/05/2012
The findings of a survey released today by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) shows that businesses, smaller firms in particular, need more support to trade with high-growth markets. The survey of more than 8,000 businesses, including Norfolk Chamber members, suggests that UK exports are held...
General
14/05/2012
Now in its third year, the Norfolk Chamber’s Sustainability Conference, sponsored by adapt+, Create Consulting Engineer Ltd and EDF Energy, was held at the John Innes Centre on Thursday 10 May and was superbly attended and supported both by the local business community and by a range of national...
General
14/05/2012
The Highways Agency has published its Business Plan, which sets out how it will operate, maintain and improve the 4,300-mile network of motorways and trunk roads in England in the year ahead. For the coming financial year, key highlights in the Highways Agency’s Business Plan include: Continuing...
Export
11/05/2012
Please note that from 20 April 2012, the Iraqi Embassy have stated that you will need to provide extra documents when applying for legalised Arab Certificates of Origin. For more details, please see Circular 722 issued by the Arab-British Chamber of Commerce which was received on 11.05.12

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