Norfolk Business News

Policy
06/03/2017
As the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) publishes statistics that show two-in-five businesses are more concerned about business rates than three months ago, the business group renews its call for action in the Spring Budget this week to ease the burden of rates and bring about fundamental reform...
Policy
03/03/2017
A delegation from Norfolk Chamber were in attendance at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Annual Conference at the QEII centre in London this week. Following an opening speech by Francis Martin, the President of the British Chambers, a video montage from the Chief Executives from across the...
Policy
03/03/2017
Commenting on the BEIS Committee’s report on Industrial Strategy published today (Friday), Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “A clear, ambitious mission – and the untapped potential of our towns, cities and counties – need to sit at the heart of the...
Policy
24/02/2017
A Chamber survey last year identified that 67% of education leaders recognise the need for better careers information.   Norfolk Chamber is continuing its work to help bridge the gap between young people and business and is working with several Norfolk schools to deliver careers events in the...
Policy
24/02/2017
Temporary traffic lights will be in use on the A140 Cromer Road north of the B1149 Holt Road roundabout for up to one week from Monday 27 February to allow National Grid to continue gas main diversions that will enable construction of the major junction between the A140 and Norwich Northern...
Policy
17/02/2017
Norwich City Council have released their latest economic barometer. The report highlighted: Locally The East of England saw the fastest growth in business activity of any UK region in December and its pace of jobs growth was second only to the Yorkshire and Humber region Consumer spending...
Policy
17/02/2017
In the last quarter of 2016, the overall findings from the Q4 2016 suggested that growth in Norfolk would continue in 2017, albeit at a more modest pace.  However, the survey found that firms in both sectors, particularly in manufacturing, are facing pressure to raise prices, principally as a...
Policy
16/02/2017
Two million pounds is set to be spent over the next two years to make the route between Great Yarmouth’s train station and Market Place more attractive and safer to use by pedestrians and cyclists. Norfolk County Council is currently asking for people’s views on the proposals, which include making...
Policy
14/02/2017
Even more homes and businesses in Norfolk will be able to access a high-speed broadband connection and all the benefits this brings, as an extension to Norfolk County Council’s and BT’s Better Broadband for Norfolk (BBfN) programme is now underway. More than £11 million of new funding is being...
Policy
10/02/2017
Monthly headlines: UK economy grew by 0.6% in Q4 2016 with services dominating GDP growth Falling value of sterling feeding through into higher inflation and squeezing real earnings GDP growth in the world's two largest economies - USA and China - slowed in 2016 Although the UK economy...

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