Norfolk Business News

Coronavirus
03/06/2020
Responding to government confirmation of a 14-day quarantine for all air passengers and further detail on exemptions for those arriving in the UK, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:   “Business communities in the UK and around the world remain concerned by the Government’s decision to impose ...
Coronavirus
03/06/2020
In April the government announced additional funding for local authorities to use for discretionary business grants.  They have now provided sufficient detail for the local authorities to start opening up for grant applications.  Below are the Norfolk local authority funding applications that are...
Coronavirus
02/06/2020
With many businesses beginning the gradual transition back to working in offices, the government have outlined further details on the extension of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. The new announcements include improved flexibility to bring furloughed employees back part-time, and a new taper...
Coronavirus
29/05/2020
The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced that the government will be extending the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.  Those eligible under the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS), which has so far seen 2.3 million claims will be able to claim a second and final grant in August. The...
General
29/05/2020
As we all continue to use Zoom for online calls and webinars, we need to be increasingly vigilant to avoid security breaches or 'Zoombombing', which has increased across the UK and globally. Our Head of Customer Experience, Philippa Bindley has been looking at how to ensure Norfolk Chambers and our...
Coronavirus
29/05/2020
The UK Government, in consultation with industry, has produced guidance to help ensure workplaces in England are as safe as possible during the coronavirus pandemic. Join a free webinar, hosted by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to find out more about how to make your...
Coronavirus
28/05/2020
The new NHS Test and Trace service has launched today across England.  Take a look at the NHS test and trace workplace guidance and the Q&A for external stakeholders. NHS Test and Trace service to form a central part of the government’s coronavirus recovery strategy Anyone with symptoms...
Coronavirus
27/05/2020
Employers across the UK with fewer than 250 employees can now claim for Coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). Tax agents are also able to make claims on their behalf. The repayment will cover up to two weeks of the applicable rate of SSP. See more information on eligibility and how to make...
Coronavirus
26/05/2020
Responding to the planned government announcement of a 14-day quarantine for all air passengers arriving in the UK, British Chambers of Commerce Director General, Adam Marshall said: “Business communities in the UK and around the world will be deeply concerned by the decision to impose a blanket...
Coronavirus
26/05/2020
The government has announced a roadmap for reopening non-essential retail next month. From 1 June, outdoor markets and car showrooms may reopen, subject to premises being made COVID-secure. Following this, from 15 June, all other retailers, ranging from shops selling clothes, shoes, toys, furniture...

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