Norfolk Business News

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...
Policy
28/04/2017
In October 2016 the Government announced the expansion of Heathrow Airport.   An expanded Heathrow will double the airport’s cargo capacity and increase the number of domestic connections, boosting Britain’s exporters and ensuring every region and nation of the UK can get to global markets. With up...
Policy
27/04/2017
A1151 Wroxham Road Drivers are warned to expect delays on the A1151 Wroxham Road, with temporary signals at the site of the new Green Lane West junction tomorrow (Thurs) and Friday, and a longer stretch under 24-hour traffic lights from Tuesday (2 May). Tomorrow (27 April) and Friday the traffic...
Policy
21/04/2017
Pre April position The Flat Rate VAT Scheme (FRS) was set up by HMRC as a means to simplify and reduce the costs of compliance for small businesses. This meant that such businesses could apply a fixed percentage dependent upon the specific trade or profession they were involved in. Under the FRS...
Policy
18/04/2017
All routes crossed by the Northern Distributor Road will be kept clear of closures and temporary traffic lights over the four-day Easter holiday, but traffic management will be in use again when work resumes on Tuesday (18th). This includes the closure of Reepham Road. B1149 Holt Road – signals...
Policy
13/04/2017
The Planning & Local Growth Survey aims to understand business’ experience of the planning system, and the impact of planning decisions on your organisation. At present, the fieldwork period is underway and Chamber members are already be being contacted directly by the British Chambers of...
Policy
13/04/2017
Nearly one in five Norfolk businesses have fallen victim to cyber-attacks in the past year, according to the results of a survey released today (Tuesday) by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). The survey of more than 1,200 businesses across the UK, including those in Norfolk, found that 19% of...

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