Norfolk Business News

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...
Export
05/04/2017
Right now the world wants quality Norfolk goods and services. There are millions of people across the world looking for the right skills, expertise, goods and services. The demand is out there and your business should be too. The Department for International Trade’s Export Hub is coming to Norfolk...
Event
31/03/2017
With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) changes coming May 2018, Norfolk Chamber of Commerce are set to deliver a new event to help Norfolk businesses stay cyber safe. The Cyber Security Conference on Thursday 18 May 2017 will be a key event for the business calendar this year. With...
Policy
31/03/2017
The latest Bank of England Agents’ Summary for Quarter One 2017 has been published.  Key highlights are: Overall moderate rates of growth activity have continued Investment intentions have picked up with points to modest growth ahead The fall in sterling has resulted in higher...

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