Norfolk Business News

Policy
06/11/2012
Elveden Village Hall, Elveden Village, Norfolk IP24 3TJ Thursday 22 November, Friday 23 November and Saturday 24 November 2012 The Highways Agency invites you to attend an exhibition about the upgrade works to improve the A11 between Fiveways and Thetford roundabout. The exhibition will be held at...
Policy
02/11/2012
It is 7 months since the launch of the Youth Contract, which means that the first cohort of employers will have earned their full 6-month subsidy of £2,275. The Norfolk Chamber would like to hear from businesses about their experiences of using the Youth Contract and barriers preventing greater...
Policy
02/11/2012
This week saw a Westminster Hall debate on business rates, with the Chamber network’s position on this key business issue being cited by Peter Aldous MP. The Minister for Business and Enterprise, Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, also welcomed the British Chamber of Commerce’s supply chain report which...
Policy
31/10/2012
Commenting on Lord Heseltine’s independent review of UK competitiveness, John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Lord Heseltine’s analysis of the state of the UK economy is compelling. Businesses will welcome his call for steady, long-term thinking to...
Policy
30/10/2012
SMEs often find the burden of bureaucracy and red tape overwhelming.  The European commission is now carrying out a consultation to find out which are the most burdensome pieces of legislation to smaller companies.  The online consultation is now open and will run until 21 December 2012. Once the...
Policy
26/10/2012
The Norfolk Chamber, together with the British Banking Association, recently held the annual British Banking Association Dinner for Norfolk.  The main debate centred on access to finance and allowed local businesses the opportunity to raise any concerns on this issue.  The guests included...
Policy
23/10/2012
Members of Great Yarmouth Chamber Council, together with Cabinet members of Great Yarmouth Borough Council met recently to discuss the private and public sector working in partnership to promote economic growth. The meeting, held at Great Yarmouth Town Hall, covered topics such as: broadband: road...
Policy
23/10/2012
The 116th Norfolk Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting was held at Dunston Hall Hotel on Friday 5th October 2012.  The event was well attended and the finalised minutes can be viewed by clicking on the attachment.
Policy
15/10/2012
Last week saw business policy developments in both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. On Tuesday a package of measures to help cut unnecessary red tape were announced as new amendments to the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill. The amendments include removing automatic liability on...
Policy
15/10/2012
The deadline for agreeing a new EU budget for the next seven years is fast approaching; and if anyone harboured any hopes that this budget would be reoriented towards growth, they will be sorely disappointed.  Farm ministers of France and Germany argued that CAP spending between 2014 and 2020...

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