Norfolk Business News

Policy
16/10/2017
Norfolk Chamber member, Vattenfall is proposing to develop an offshore wind farm called Norfolk Vanguard.  The 1.8 gigawatt (GW) development area would be located more than 47km from the Norfolk Coast and would meet the electricity demand of around 1.3 million UK households. Vattenfall held Public...
Policy
13/10/2017
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Friday) publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – the UK’s largest and most authoritative private-sector business survey. Based on the responses of over 7,100 businesses, the survey shows that despite improvements in the Norfolk manufacturing sector,...
Policy
11/10/2017
“The widening of the UK’s trade deficit in August is disappointing, and signifies a much weaker trading position than the average for the year, with exports falling and imports rising sharply in the month. Taken together with the recent widening of the current account deficit, the figures paint a...
Policy
10/10/2017
Tuesday, 10 October 2017: O2 has increased its 4G coverage across Norfolk this year with the mobile network operator launching 4G in over 180 new towns, villages and hamlets across the county.  The region now has 98% outdoor 4G coverage, demonstrating O2’s commitment to bring 4G to its customers in...
Policy
09/10/2017
Labour was a carnival, Conservative... wasn't. Allan Williams is joined by Orla Hennessy, Ashley Shackleton and Fiona Krasniqi to discuss the fallout from the party conferences, Brexit, and the future leadership of both parties.   Listen now: https://audioboom.com/posts/6370005-bcc-talks-party-...
Policy
06/10/2017
On 04 October, Heather Garrod stepped down as President of West Norfolk Chamber Council and passed the baton to Michael Baldwin, the General Manager of the Bank House Hotel. Ms Garrod served two terms of office as President and diligently represented the West Norfolk Chamber Council for eight years...
Policy
06/10/2017
Norfolk Chamber is fully supporting the efforts being made to retain both Britvic and Colman’s in Norwich.  The potential loss of a further 113 manufacturing jobs at Colman’s, on top of the 240 Britvic jobs could impact heavily on the local economy.  Both businesses have a long history in Norwich...
Policy
06/10/2017
Norfolk’s Chamber’s Young Chamber initiative aims to bridge the gap between business and young people.  As part of this work we are looking to support City College Norwich students to engage with their local business community. The third year Business Administration Degree students at CCN are...
Policy
05/10/2017
Ten nights and nine days of intensive 24-hour working begins on the A1151 Wroxham Road tomorrow evening (8pm Fri 6 Oct) as Norwich Northern Distributor Road teams set out to make the most of the longest A-road closure during construction of the A1270 NDR dual carriageway. Wroxham Road will be...
Policy
02/10/2017
Norfolk County Council today (Monday 2 October) confirmed that the A1151 Wroxham Road – the busiest route into the heart of the Norfolk Broads – will close at 8pm on Friday, 6 October, and is likely to stay closed until 6am on Monday 16th. The closure to all traffic – including cyclists and...

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