Norfolk Business News

Policy
20/01/2017
It is a key mission for Norfolk Chamber to provide a voice for our local business communities. Together with the British Chambers of Commerce we are working to understand business priorities and concerns around digital infrastructure and skills. We are undertaking a survey which is designed to...
General
20/01/2017
On Thursday 19th January, over 70 members joined us for a Business Breakfast at the Great Yarmouth Town Hall. The Assembly Room provided a grand and spacious setting where delegates could network over coffee upon arrival. Neil Orford, president of the Great Yarmouth Chamber Council kicked off...
General
19/01/2017
Ward Trade Marks, one of the UK’s leading trade mark lawyers or attorneys is proud to announce that it has joined Norfolk Chamber of Commerce. Built on founder Rachael Ward’s quarter century of trade mark expertise, since 2014 Ward Trade Marks has established itself as a market-leading specialist...
Policy
18/01/2017
Abellio has sold a 40% share in Greater Anglia to Mitsui.  The Japanese company was identified as the best partner to support Abellio in delivering ambitious programme of improvements. Abellio UK (“Abellio”) has signed an agreement to sell 40% of the Greater Anglia rail franchise to Mitsui & Co...
Policy
16/01/2017
Norfolk County Council and Balfour Beatty today (Mon) confirmed that the closure of Plumstead Road for the bridge beam lift will now begin on Wednesday 18 January. The lift and 2-3 day road closure was originally scheduled to begin tomorrow (Tues 17th), but was postponed on Friday after heavy snow...
Policy
13/01/2017
The current lack of connectivity severely inhibits movement in Great Yarmouth resulting in congestion and ultimately limiting the economic potential of the town.  Particular areas that could be affected include: the Great Yarmouth Enterprise Zone, the Energy Park, the South Denes Business Park and...
Policy
13/01/2017
Commenting on the trade statistics for November 2016, published by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The widening of the UK’s trade deficit in November is disappointing, and signifies a considerably weaker trading...
Policy
13/01/2017
Construction of Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR) is on course to pass another significant milestone next week when the bridge that will carry the dual carriageway over Plumstead Road becomes the first to have its main beams lifted into place. There are eight bridges on the 20km route of the...
Export
13/01/2017
  A revised version of the Harmonized System (HS) Nomenclature entered into force on 1 January 2017. This introduces 233 sets of amendments compared to the previous version with most of the changes concerning the agricultural sector (85) and with the chemical (45) and machinery (25) sectors also...
Policy
09/01/2017
(Based on December 2016 data releases) This month's headlines: Q3 UK GDP growth revised up and latest QES points to solid growth in Q4. Higher inflation and uncertainty over Brexit likely to weigh on UK's growth prospects.  US Federal Reserve raises interest rates and further rises are likely in...

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