Norfolk Business News

Policy
15/09/2020
Commenting on the ONS labour market figures for September 2020, published today, BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru said: “Despite the slight rise in the unemployment rate, the furlough scheme continues to limit the pandemic’s full impact on headline job figures. However, the decline in employees on...
Policy
11/09/2020
Commenting on the announcement that the UK and Japan have secured a free trade agreement, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said: “Businesses will warmly welcome this milestone free trade deal with Japan, which provides access to a major market for traders across the UK. “Chambers of Commerce...
Policy
11/09/2020
Commenting on GDP figures for July 2020 published today by the ONS, BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru said: “The latest data confirms that UK economic activity continued to pick-up in July as lockdown restrictions eased further. “The UK economy is currently in a period of temporary calm, with...
Policy
09/09/2020
Responding to the announcement that firms in England forced to close due to local Coronavirus restrictions will be able to claim grants of up to £1,500 every three weeks, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said: “Businesses forced to close through no fault of their own will welcome any new grant...
General
07/09/2020
Last week, the Government announced its Kickstart Scheme, a £2 billion fund to create hundreds of thousands of high quality six-month work placements aimed at those aged between 16 to 24, who are on Universal Credit and are deemed to be at risk of long term unemployment. The funding available for...
Coronavirus
27/08/2020
Commenting on the government’s announcement that people on low incomes in Coronavirus hotspots in England will be able to claim up to £182 if they have to self-isolate, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said: “We’ve called for additional income support for those required to self-isolate for some...
Brexit
26/08/2020
It is 86 days to Brexit. The UK Government has recently published a new Border Operating Model that will change the way in which goods are imported to and exported from the UK from 1st January 2021.  At present businesses have free movement of their goods into/out of Europe, however on 01 January...
Export
24/08/2020
Did you know many of our International Trade Training courses are eligible for HMRC funding? If you're a customs agent or your company uses agents and intermediaries to trade with the EU you need to understand how to meet customs requirements fast and efficiently after the end of the transition...
Policy
24/08/2020
The Chambers Quarterly Economic Survey (QES), the UK’s largest independent business survey, is open today (Monday 24 August 2020) for three weeks. With the UK officially in a recession and the impact from the phasing out of the furlough scheme starting to be felt, it is therefore more important...
Event
21/08/2020
Join us as we launch our brand-new international trade country focus programme, in September 2020. This exciting new programme brings together industry figures, government representatives and BCC partners from across the world. It will provide businesses with all the insights, advice and answers...

Pages