Norfolk Business News

Coronavirus
04/06/2020
On 1 May 2020 the government announced it was allowing local authorities to develop policies to pay discretionary grants to local businesses affected by COVID-19. Initial guidance was issued by central government on 13 May 2020, version 2 was published late on 22 May 2020 and a set of Frequently...
Coronavirus
04/06/2020
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill is set for House of Commons passage this week and is expected to proceed to the House of Lords on Tuesday 9 June.  Factsheets have been produced to explain different aspects of the Bill covering: Overview of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance...
Coronavirus
04/06/2020
Great Yarmouth Borough Council is inviting applications for grants from small businesses impacted by Covid-19, which were not eligible for the Government's previous grants scheme or other support. The council has already handed out more than £28m in Government grants to local businesses under the...
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...

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