Norfolk Business News

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13/02/2017
Parliament’s debate on triggering Article 50 and formally initiating the Brexit process is taking place against a backdrop of UK companies arguing that the EU will, and must, remain an important trading partner. These views have been underlined by the latest International Trade Survey published by...
Export
10/02/2017
Commenting on the UK trade statistics for December 2016, released today by the Office for National Statistics, Mike Spicer, Director of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The narrowing in the UK’s trade deficit in the final months of last year is a welcome improvement from...
Policy
10/02/2017
Monthly headlines: UK economy grew by 0.6% in Q4 2016 with services dominating GDP growth Falling value of sterling feeding through into higher inflation and squeezing real earnings GDP growth in the world's two largest economies - USA and China - slowed in 2016 Although the UK economy...
Policy
09/02/2017
What should we make of the prospects for the UK economy just over a month into what promises to be another eventful year? On the face of it there’s much to be positive about. Growth has proved surprisingly resilient since last year’s EU referendum and the Bank of England’s latest forecast points to...
Policy
08/02/2017
Many schools across Norfolk have already benefited from free Careers Events organised by Norfolk Chamber that inspire, enthuse and motivate students to consider employment options available to them and think about their future career progression. Successful careers events that involved workshops,...
Policy
06/02/2017
On Friday 3 February over 150 Norfolk businesses arrived at Holiday Inn Norwich North for an afternoon of debate and discussion with five of Norfolk’s MPs. Sponsored by Norse, Greater Anglia and Holiday Inn, the event returned for its seventh year with MPs Sir Henry Bellingham – MP for South West...
Policy
06/02/2017
Ahead of the Chancellor’s Spring Budget on March 8, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is urging the government to take action on delivering real reform to the business rates system. The business group is calling on the Chancellor to use his last Spring Budget to support long-term business...
Export
06/02/2017
The Department for International Trade (DIT) has launched a new international trade and investment initiative. Described as the country’s largest campaign of its type, it aims to highlight opportunities for exporters and investors across the UK. Particularly targeting international businesses and...
Export
06/02/2017
Optimism is rising among UK manufacturers, the latest quarterly Industrial Trends Survey from the CBI highlights. The survey found over a quarter (27%) of firms claiming to be more optimistic about the general business situation than they were three months ago. With 12% of respondents saying they...
Policy
03/02/2017
The recent fall in the value of Sterling is squeezing domestic sales margins, and increasing the cost base of UK businesses, according to the results of the British Chambers of Commerce’s (BCC) latest International Trade Survey. The findings, released today (Monday), also indicate that the weak...

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