Norfolk Business News

Policy
19/12/2017
Norwich City Council have released their latest economic barometer. The report highlighted: Locally Norwich ranks among the top 5 places to live in the UK. A plan to boost digital tech skills has been signed by New Anglia LEP Skills Board East of England bucked the national trend with an...
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...
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...
Policy
06/12/2017
The British Chambers of Commerce, CBI, TUC, FSB and EEF have made a joint plea to guarantee the rights of EU and UK citizens before Christmas. Four million EU and UK citizens face a second Christmas of uncertainty about their right to remain in the countries they now call home. Despite signs that...
Policy
05/12/2017
Commenting following Prime Minister Theresa May’s meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and wider developments in the Brexit negotiations, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “Business communities on both sides of the Channel have...
Policy
01/12/2017
The planning system in England is more complex, costly and difficult for business than it was 5 years ago, according to a major report published today (Monday) by the British Chambers of Commerce. The BCC report says that five years after the introduction of the National Planning Policy Framework (...
Policy
01/12/2017
Commenting on the publication of the rail strategy by the Department for Transport, Chris Sargisson, Chief executive of Norfolk Chamber said: “The prospect of increasing capacity by re-opening some railway routes will be cheered by several of Norfolk’s business communities, in particular the...
Policy
27/11/2017
Commenting on the Industrial Strategy White Paper, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Chambers of Commerce have been working actively with government to develop the Industrial Strategy, and we are pleased that the concerns and ideas of business...

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