Norfolk Business News

Policy
10/03/2017
Cyber security is something that everyone within the Norfolk business community should be thinking about.  The National Cyber Security Strategy 2016 – 2021 stated that in the last year, the average cost of security breaches to large businesses was £36,500.  For small firms the average cost of...
Policy
10/03/2017
(Based on February 2017 data releases) Monthly headlines: UK GDP growth for Q4 upgraded to 0.7%, but growth for 2016 revised down to 4-year low UK retail sales weakens further as inflation continues to rise and earnings growth slows German GDP growth picks-up in Q4 as Greece’s economy...
Policy
10/03/2017
Rescheduled Bridge Beam Delivery Dates: The delivery of the 36.7m steel beams for the bridge that will carry the NDR dual carriageway over the Norwich to Sheringham railway has been rescheduled for next week after the police were unable to provide an escort this week. The five abnormal loads will...
Policy
09/03/2017
Nova Fairbank, Public Affairs Manager for Norfolk Chamber of Commerce provided a business perpsective for the Mustard TV debate on the outcome of the Spring Budget.  The discussion panel included, James Wright, Liberal Democrat City Councillor, Emma Corlett, Labour County councillor and Andrew...
Policy
08/03/2017
Giving her full reaction to the Budget, Caroline Williams, Chief Executive of Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: On Business Rates: “We are pleased that those Norfolk businesses hardest-hit Norfolk by this year’s business rates revaluation will see some ease to their burden.  We look forward to the...
Event
07/03/2017
On Thursday 2nd March over 30 members attended our first John Lewis VIP Beauty Evening. The members arrived and were greeted with a glass of cava and a list of what each beauty counter was offering throughout the night. Once all of the members had arrived we started them off with a networking...
General
06/03/2017
The latest edition of Norfolk Voice is out now, including interviews with Andrew Paine, Head of Offshore Wind Development UK, Vattenfall and David McQuade, Chief Executive, Flagship Housing. We also have two features dedicated to Norfolk infrastructure and Apprenticeships. Read it online here.
General
06/03/2017
On Thursday 23rd February over 100 Norfolk Chamber members joined us at Norwich City Football Club for a morning of networking with a delicious breakfast and a presentation from Paul Britton, Google Maps Advisor. Caroline Williams MBE hosted the morning, Members started off the morning with an ice...
Policy
06/03/2017
As the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) publishes statistics that show two-in-five businesses are more concerned about business rates than three months ago, the business group renews its call for action in the Spring Budget this week to ease the burden of rates and bring about fundamental reform...
Export
03/03/2017
The first British Business Centre in Malaysia (BBCiM) is now open for business dedicated to British companies seeking to establish a physical presence in Malaysia. The BBCiM is a newly developed facility managed by the BMCC which offers incubation services and 24 hours secure access to co-working...

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