Norfolk Business News

General
18/04/2017
Commenting on the PM’s decision to seek a General Election on June 8th, Caroline Williams, CEO of the Norfolk Chambers of Commerce said: “The Norfolk business community will understandably be concerned that attention will inevitably shift from the economy and the intricacies of leaving the EU to a...
Export
18/04/2017
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched the IATA Cargo Handling Manual (ICHM) to help airlines and cargo handlers work together more effectively while improving safety and efficiency in air cargo operations across the world. The Manual’s table of contents, and details of how...
Export
18/04/2017
A new UK-Israel Trade Working Group aims to strengthen trade and investment between the two countries. Announced in February following a meeting between Prime Ministers Theresa May and Benjamin Netanyahu, the forum has been established not only to promote greater trade and investment, but also to...
Export
18/04/2017
Containers full of British goods are on their way to China after the departure of the first UK to China export train from DP World London Gateway. The train will make the 7500 mile, three-week-long journey, from South Essex to Yiwu in the Zhejiang province in eastern China. Products on board...
Export
18/04/2017
It is possible that the European Commission is hoping that UK politicians take particular notice of its latest statement about trying to get trade negotiations underway with Australia. As if offering a lesson to those who believe, such deals can be put together in a few weeks it has announced that...
Policy
18/04/2017
All routes crossed by the Northern Distributor Road will be kept clear of closures and temporary traffic lights over the four-day Easter holiday, but traffic management will be in use again when work resumes on Tuesday (18th). This includes the closure of Reepham Road. B1149 Holt Road – signals...
Policy
13/04/2017
The Planning & Local Growth Survey aims to understand business’ experience of the planning system, and the impact of planning decisions on your organisation. At present, the fieldwork period is underway and Chamber members are already be being contacted directly by the British Chambers of...
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...

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