Norfolk Business News

Policy
22/07/2013
The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (NALEP) is currently consulting local businesses on two strategies for Norfolk: EU Investment Strategy NALEP has opened the consultation process to gather your thoughts and opinions about the future of growth in Norfolk and Suffolk. They are looking to...
Policy
22/07/2013
This week, the BCC was cited in the House of Commons debate on National Parliaments and the EU, and in the House of Lords Finance Bill debate. The High Speed Rail (Preparation) Bill continued in the committee stage, and the BCC has highlighted the importance of investment in infrastructure projects...
Policy
22/07/2013
The June inflation figures revealed that CPI inflation rose to 2.9%, up from 2.7% in May. The largest upward contribution came from motor fuels and clothing, partly offset by a downward contribution from air transport. The minutes of the latest MPC meeting revealed that the committee voted...
Policy
19/07/2013
The King’s Lynn Business Improvement District (BID) is a unique opportunity for businesses to input and dictate the projects required to give the town centre a major improvement over a five year period. Their Draft Business Plan has now been published and they are seeking views from businesses...
Policy
19/07/2013
Main results of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council The Presidency presented in public to the Council its work programme and priorities for agriculture and fisheries. As regards agriculture, there was be a public debate on the state of play on the common agricultural policy (CAP) reform package...
Policy
18/07/2013
In the three months to May 2013, unemployment claimants in Norfolk fell by 9% Long-term unemployment in Norwich increased by 14% between May 2012 - May 2013 Youth unemployment (18 – 24 Years) in Norwich rose by 23% between May 2012 – May 2013 The Norfolk claimant count fell by 5%...
Policy
18/07/2013
Completion of the improvements to Ely North Junction New Rolling Stock Priority loops at Chelmsford to create more capacity Electrification of the Norwich to Cambridge line The four-county East Anglia Rail Summit met in Westminster yesterday, one year on from the launch of the East...
Policy
18/07/2013
Mary Ann Forbes died last Sunday and her funeral will be held on Wednesday 24 July at Gorleston Crematorium.  She was heavily involved with the Great Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce.  Below are some words of remembrance from past President Michael Boon. Mary Ann Forbes joined the Great Yarmouth...
Policy
12/07/2013
Saturday, 13 July, sees the start of a new producers' market, located in the town's historic Saturday Market Place, giving people the chance to buy high-quality meats, fruits and vegetables, chutneys and sauces, gluten-free cakes and a range of home-made ready meals. The initiative, which has been...
Policy
09/07/2013
Iain Wright, the Shadow Minister for Competitiveness and Enterprise at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills visited the Norfolk Chamber yesterday to listen to the views of Chamber members on topics including: access to finance; the proposed British Investment Bank; and what is holding...

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