Norfolk Business News

Policy
22/11/2017
Giving her reaction to the Autumn Budget, Nova Fairbank, Public Affairs Manager for Norfolk Chamber said:  “The Norfolk Chamber business community wanted the Chancellor to focus on the basics - rates, roads, and ringtones - and will be pleased that they will see some action on all three fronts.  “...
Policy
22/11/2017
Giving her initial reaction to the Autumn Budget, Nova Fairbank, Public Affairs Manager at Norfolk Chamber said:  “The Norfolk Chamber business community wanted the Chancellor to focus on the basics - rates, roads, and ringtones - and will be pleased that they will see some action on all three...
Policy
22/11/2017
Today’s Autumn Budget contained some great news for Norfolk as Chancellor Philip Hammond announced approval of the Outline Business Case for the £120m third river crossing in Great Yarmouth. The much-anticipated announcement means the project has been awarded ‘programme entry status’ by the...
Policy
20/11/2017
Ahead of the Budget on November 22, the British Chambers of Commerce is urging the Chancellor to provide respite for businesses in every corner of the country by freezing business rates for the next two years. The UK’s leading business group, which represents almost 75,000 companies employing...
Policy
17/11/2017
Ahead of next week’s Autumn Budget, Chamber members had the opportunity to highlight and discuss the challenges facing the local business community with Andrew Jones MP, Exchequer Secretary to HM Treasury today (Friday 17 November).  The meeting was hosted at the premises of Norfolk Chamber’s Gold...
Policy
15/11/2017
Great Yarmouth Chamber Council members heard from Scottish Power’s Stakeholder Manager, Joanna Young, this week, who provided a progress report on their East Anglia Offshore wind projects. East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm will provide 714 MW of new cleaner capacity and is currently under...
Policy
14/11/2017
Commenting on the inflation statistics for October 2017, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said: “Inflation was surprisingly unchanged in October, as falling fuel and furniture prices helped to a keep a lid on overall UK price...
Policy
07/11/2017
Norfolk Chamber has recently recruited additional members to its Board of Directors.  Four new Board members have been appointed, which takes the Board to a total of 16 members.  Jonathan Cage, President of Norfolk Chamber said: “We were pleased to receive such a large number of applicants for the...
Policy
03/11/2017
The uninspiring Norfolk results seen in the last the Quarterly Economic survey findings reflected the fact that political uncertainty, currency fluctuations and the vagaries of the Brexit process were continuing to weigh on Norfolk business growth prospects. We are now entering the fourth quarter...
Policy
03/11/2017
Monthly headlines: UK economic conditions remain subdued, despite GDP growth picking up slightly in Q3 BCC QES pointed to muted Q3 growth with the manufacturing boost failing to lift UK GDP growth Eurozone economy continues to outpace the UK as the US economy enjoys a strong Q3 The first...

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