Norfolk Business News

Policy
30/03/2017
Commenting on the Great Repeal Bill White Paper, Caroline Williams, Chief Executive of Norfolk Chamber said: "Norfolk’s business community want certainty from day-one on the rules and regulations they will face when the UK leaves the EU. For that reason, we welcome the premise of stability and...
Event
30/03/2017
On Tuesday 28th March, over 30 delegates joined us to learn more about the business opportunities in Japan at the Holiday Inn, Norwich. The event proved to be an informative and relaxed introduction to the cultural norms of doing business in Japan as well as the allures of the Japanese market as...
Policy
29/03/2017
Commenting on the triggering of Article 50 by the Prime Minister, Theresa May, Caroline Williams, Chief Executive of Norfolk Chamber said: "Now that Brexit negotiations are set to begin, businesses across Norfolk and the UK and their trading partners in Europe want answers to practical questions. ...
Policy
28/03/2017
The A47 Alliance are hosting an ‘Infrastructure and Economic Growth’ business breakfast, with the right honourable Mr John Hayes, Minister of State at the Department for Transport. Date:   Thursday 11 May 2017 Time:   8.30 am to 11.00 am Venue:   King's Lynn Innovation Centre, Innovation Way, King'...
Event
28/03/2017
The Norfolk Chamber events team helped coordinate another successful and lively Your Future Careers event at Flegg High on Wednesday 22nd March. The event was attended by over 300 students from years 9 and 10 who all congregated at the main school hall to engage with local businesses about the...
Event
27/03/2017
On Wednesday 22nd March Norfolk Chamber held a thought provoking HR Forum that examined pay discrimination in the workplace. Over 25 members attended the topical session that was delivered by expert speakers from Howes Percival. The afternoon encouraged stimulating discussions among HR...
Export
27/03/2017
The Government’s stated target of agreeing a free trade agreement (FTA) with the EU within two years is inherently ambitious, according to an influential House of Lords body. If the UK and EU are unable to agree an FTA within the two years provided for in Article 50, then preferential terms for...
Export
27/03/2017
The official publication by the European standardisation body CEN Standard of Customs Competency for Customs Representatives (EN 16992:2017) has been welcomed by leading trade bodies. CONFIAD, the Pan European Network of Customs Brokers and Customs Representatives, and CLECAT, the European...
Export
27/03/2017
Described as a landmark agreement, the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is the first deal between the EU and a country in South East Asia. Once it enters into force, the FTA will provide greater market access and will remove customs duties and other barriers to trade. Sectors anticipated to...
General
24/03/2017
The Chamber team spent Thursday (23 March) out of the office on a day of fun and team-building. We started the day at Quasar Norwich by splitting into two equal teams and shooting lasers at one another. It was great fun, with the red team (Jason, Jack, Nova, Emily, Naomi, Tina and Julie) coming out...

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