Norfolk Business News

Policy
27/01/2017
Norfolk Chamber is urging businesses to submit letters of support, which will be sent to Chris Grayling, Secretary of State for Transport, for the proposed Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing. The current lack of connectivity severely inhibits movement in Great Yarmouth resulting in congestion and...
Policy
27/01/2017
Norfolk County Council has been awarded a £1.48 million grant by the Department of Transport to support its multi partnership Pushing Ahead Your Journey Your Way programme over the next three years. Focussing specifically on the economic hubs of Greater Norwich and the enterprise zone of Great...
Policy
27/01/2017
Commenting on the first estimate of GDP for the fourth quarter of 2016, released by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “The first estimate of UK GDP growth for the final quarter of 2016 confirms that the UK economy enjoyed a...
Policy
26/01/2017
Holly Lane, a well-used route connecting the B1149 Holt Road and Reepham Road, will be closed for two nights next week for gas main diversion work on the route of Norwich Northern Distributor Road. The closures will be from 8pm to 6am at the latest on the nights of Monday 30 January and Tuesday 31...
Export
26/01/2017
UK companies remain committed to strong trading relationships with European customers and suppliers despite the UK’s vote to leave the EU, according to the results of the British Chambers of Commerce’s (BCC) International Trade Survey, released today (Monday). The results of the survey, based on...
Policy
25/01/2017
This week, the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) launched a consultation on their Industrial Strategy Green Paper.  BEIS wants to build an industrial strategy that addresses long-term challenges to the UK economy.  Their aim is to improve living standards and economic...
Policy
23/01/2017
Commenting on the publication of the Industrial Strategy Green paper, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The developing Industrial Strategy represents a crucial first milestone in a renewed partnership between business and government, working...
Policy
20/01/2017
Norfolk County Council will receive an additional £5.1 million from central government to spend on road and transport improvements in the 2017/18 financial year, it has been announced. The money comes from the government’s National Productivity Investment Fund, which was announced in the Autumn...
Policy
20/01/2017
Young Chamber and Santander joined forces to deliver an excellent programme called MoneyWise to help students at Cliff Park Junior School develop their financial capabilities and understand the banking industry and career opportunities. Stephen Hart, Local Business Manager with Santander, gave an...
Policy
20/01/2017
Commenting on the labour market statistics for January 2017 published this week by the Office for National Statistics, Nova Fairbank, Public Affairs Manager for Norfolk Chamber said: “With UK employment levels still close to record levels and unemployment continuing to fall, the latest indicators...

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