Norfolk Business News

Policy
04/10/2012
Working with partners, Norfolk County Council is seeking to progress a number of key infrastructure initiatives in 2012/13 and beyond.  The attached update aims to keep everyone up to speed on progress.
Policy
03/10/2012
The Family business, once a staple of British industry, is disappearing. Although two thirds of UK industry is made up of family business, fewer than 13% survive beyond the second generation. A generation ago, family firms were thriving and the heirs were jumping at the chance of income, job...
Policy
03/10/2012
HMRC is introducing Real Time Information (RTI) for PAYE from April 2013. The vast majority of employers are required to start submitting PAYE returns in real time in April 2013 and all employers will be routinely reporting PAYE information in real time by October 2013. From April, PAYE returns are...
Policy
02/10/2012
The British Chambers of Commerce’s new Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) released today (Tuesday) shows that economic growth in the UK remains weak, with the Q3 results slightly worse than the previous quarter. The survey, comprising responses from 7,593 businesses across the UK including Norfolk,...
Policy
27/09/2012
Members of the Great Yarmouth Chamber Council met with Brandon Lewis, MP this week, to discuss issues affecting the local economy in Great Yarmouth.   A key prospect in this region is the offshore energy sector.  Businesses in Great Yarmouth and down the coast to Lowestoft have a fantastic...
Policy
26/09/2012
The attached PDF provides an update from the Highways Agency on the progress to the A11, Fiveways to Thetford improvements.  More information on the scheme can be found on the Highways Agency's website: www.highways.gov.uk/roads/projects/4248.aspx.  
Policy
26/09/2012
At a recent meeting of the West Norfolk Chamber Council the members were given updates from both the Leader and the Chief Executive of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council. Nick Daubney, Leader of the Council, advised the members of the latest information on the proposed incinerator...
Policy
21/09/2012
Commenting on yesterday’s announcement on the independent scrutiny of regulations affecting challenger businesses by Business and Enterprise Minister Michael Fallon, Caroline Williams, CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “Ensuring that innovative, growing businesses are not hampered by burdensome...
Policy
20/09/2012
The Bank of England Agents’ summary for September highlighted that spending on consumer goods and services continued to grow at a gradual pace, however promotions and sales remained essential to support demand, with households still focused on finding value for money.  Export growth continued to...
Policy
20/09/2012
The economic round table discussion, at a recent meeting of the Norwich Chamber Council, highlighted that business are still finding it tough, with many business playing safe and being cautious.  However there are some signs of improvement.  Broom Boats advised that they have orders for two new...

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