Norfolk Business News

Policy
23/05/2017
What will your business look like in five years’ time and what support do you need to get there? Come and share your views and help form the new economic strategy for Norfolk.  Together with New Anglia LEP and the local authorities, Norfolk Chamber is working on the new Economic Strategy for...
Policy
22/05/2017
In the first quarter of 2017, the national picture showed solid growth, however the local view was not as optimistic.  The impact of economic uncertainty was starting show and the rise in inflation seen since last year's EU referendum was identified as an increasing pressure facing Norfolk...
Policy
19/05/2017
Commenting on the Conservative Party Manifesto, Nova Fairbank, Public Affairs Manager at Norfolk Chamber said: “A number of the headline commitments in the Conservative Party’s manifesto will be welcomed by the Norfolk business community. If delivered, pledges to overhaul the broken business rates...
Policy
16/05/2017
Commenting on the inflation statistics for April 2017, released today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “As expected, inflation resumed its upward trend in April, after holding steady in March. April’s increase was...
Policy
16/05/2017
Commenting on various Labour and Conservative proposals on worker’s rights, Nova Fairbank, Public Affairs Manager for Norfolk Chamber said: “There is little appetite within the Norfolk business community for a roll-back of employment rights.  Businesses worry about the prospect of costly or...
Policy
16/05/2017
Ahead of the general election, Norfolk Chamber is setting out the key Norfolk business asks for any future government and is calling for more strategic infrastructure improvements. Norfolk has a vibrant and diverse business community, but a key barrier to future economic growth for those businesses...
Policy
10/05/2017
(Based on April 2017 data releases) Monthly headlines: UK economic growth slows in Q1 as output from consumer-focused industries weakened     UK consumer price inflation holds steady, but wage growth slows further   US GDP growth weakens as the outlook for the Eurozone continues to improve...
Policy
04/05/2017
Ahead of the general election, Norfolk Chamber is setting out the key Norfolk business asks for any future government and is calling for improvements to mobile signal coverage throughout Norfolk.  Overall greater mobile coverage is needed to provide better reliability.  This include erecting more...
Policy
28/04/2017
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Tuesday) launched ‘Brexit and Beyond’, the Chamber Network manifesto for General Election 2017. The Chamber manifesto calls for the new government, which will be responsible for negotiating the terms of the UK’s departure from the European Union,...
Policy
28/04/2017
Norwich City Council have released their latest economic barometer. The report highlighted: Locally Norwich based Topic Biosciences have secured a £60,000 Eastern Agri-Tech Growth Initiative grant to develop new varieties of coffee plant at Norwich Research Park According to a ManpowerGroup...

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