Norfolk Business News

Policy
15/12/2017
A joint statement has been issued from the leading UK business groups, including BCC on behalf of the Chamber network, CBI, EEF, FSB and the IOD. “We welcome the fact that the European Council has approved the progression of talks to the discussion of a transition period, and a future trade...
Policy
15/12/2017
Commenting on the labour market statistics recently released by the Office for National Statistics, Nova Fairbank, Public Affairs Manager for Norfolk Chamber said: “While the UK unemployment rate remains historically low, the second successive drop in UK employment suggests that labour market...
General
15/12/2017
The Eastern Daily Press want to hear from Norfolk businesses about how they fared in 2017 and what their predictions for the coming year. 2017 has been a year of political and economic uncertainty, yet Norfolk businesses are known for their resilience, which sectors have flourished and which are...
Export
15/12/2017
Businesses are being invited to tell the Department for International Trade (DIT) what they think about the UK’s proposed post-Brexit trade remedy measures. Trade remedies are currently an EU competence, with investigations, decisions and monitoring of initiatives such as anti-dumping duties...
Export
11/12/2017
The International Trade Department will be operating slightly differently over the festive season. To ensure you get your export documents returned before our closure, see our opening hours below. Monday 18 December - Last day for Carnets, otherwise normal service Tuesday 19 December - Normal...
Export
11/12/2017
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today joined with national Chamber organisations from six countries bordering the North Sea, on the United Kingdom and the European Union to swiftly move to talks on transition and the future EU-UK trade relationship now that sufficient progress in the...
Export
11/12/2017
The UK has had a relatively easy time in the EU, with English being the organisation’s lingua franca, but what will happen after Brexit when its traders will be expected to go out into the wider world? The British Council has identified the languages that it claims British citizens should learn if...
Event
08/12/2017
This December, the Chamber have delivered Christmas breakfasts across Norfolk, offering members a chance to attend a festive networking event at a venue nearest to them. We hosted the business breakfasts with a festive spin at venues in Great Yarmouth and Norwich, with the West Norfolk breakfast...
Policy
08/12/2017
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Monday) slightly downgraded its three-year outlook for the UK economy, cutting growth expectations from 1.6% to 1.5% in 2017, from 1.2% to 1.1% in 2018, and from 1.4% to 1.3% in 2019. The slight downgrade to the leading business group’s forecast is...
Policy
08/12/2017
Commenting on the news that the UK government and the European Commission have reached a deal to conclude the first phase of the Brexit negotiations, Chris Sargisson, Chief Executive of Norfolk Chamber said: “Norfolk businesses will be breathing a sigh of relief that ‘sufficient progress’ has been...

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