Norfolk Business News

Policy
10/08/2017
Monthly headlines: UK GDP growth up slightly in Q2, boosted by stronger service sector output Inflation slows in June, while the UK jobs market goes from strength to strength  IMF downgrades its UK growth forecast as latest BCC QES points to subdued economic activity The first official...
Policy
09/08/2017
Chamber members had the opportunity to highlight and discuss the challenges facing the local business community with Chloe Smith, MP for Norwich North today (Wednesday 09 August). Amongst the topics discussed were Brexit; business rates; the need for better broadband and mobile coverage; road and...
Policy
08/08/2017
The B1149 Holt Road will be closed south of Horsford in the early hours of Wednesday, 9 August. The road has to close to make way for the A1270 Norwich Northern Distributor Road dual carriageway and to allow construction of slip roads serving the major junction with the A140 Cromer Road. Work to...
Policy
04/08/2017
The Norfolk Strategic Framework covers the whole of the County and aims to provide high level strategic guidance to inform the next round of Local Plans and is now out for consultation. The document is prepared jointly by Breckland Council, Broadland District Council, Broads Authority, Great...
Policy
01/08/2017
What is happening? GCSEs in England are changing with the most obvious change being a new grading system. Starting this summer with GCSEs English language, English literature and maths, students will receive numbers instead of letters as grades. GCSEs will be graded 9 to 1, with 9 being the...
Policy
01/08/2017
An updated Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing prospectus has been created to support the bid for financial backing from central government.  A new third river crossing will provide much needed connections between the strategic road network and the fast growing energy related Enterprise Zone and is...
Policy
01/08/2017
Norfolk Chamber’s Planning & Development Group, recently invited Julian Munson, the new Head of Enterprise Zones and Innovation for New Anglia LEP to present his perception of economic growth for Norfolk and Suffolk.  Also in attendance were the economic development officers from the majority...
Policy
01/08/2017
Norfolk Chamber recently hosted a visit to Norwich by representatives from HM Treasury.  Charles Roxburgh, Second Permanent Secretary, Clare Lombardelli, Director of Strategy, Planning and Budget, and Beth Russell, Director of Personal Tax, Welfare and Pensions met with a cross-section of...
Policy
27/07/2017
Norwich Airport is looking for the local business community to help them secure new air services and further develop existing services from Norwich to key city destinations. As part of the discussion process with potential air carriers, it is invaluable for the airport’s Aviation Development Team...
Policy
27/07/2017
Commenting on the Home Secretary’s decision to ask the independent Migration Advisory Committee to evaluate the present and future impacts of migration on the UK economy, Nova Fairbank, Public Affairs Manager for Norfolk Chamber said: “We welcome the Home Secretary’s decision to commission...

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