Norfolk Business News

Policy
09/07/2013
July 2013 (Based on June 2013 data releases) The British Chambers of Commerce have released their monthly economic review for July 2013.  Their report highlighted that the Spending Review still shows that repairing the UK’s public finances continued to be a major challenge, however the latest BCC...
Policy
08/07/2013
The round table discussions at the Bank of England Lunch highlighted that, whilst Norfolk businesses are operating in the current challenging economic climate, there are many positive stories.  The agricultural sector advised that they are doing well at present and, with confidence improving, many...
Policy
03/07/2013
Norfolk exporters will have the opportunity to discuss the economic climate in Norfolk and the export opportunities that are available to local businesses with Tim Pike, the Bank of England’s Agent for the East of England at the Norfolk Chamber’s Bank of England Lunch on Friday 5 July 2013.  This...
Policy
02/07/2013
BCC’s Quarterly Economic Survey for Q2 2013 shows further progress, with many of the key balances in Norfolk stronger than in Q1 2013. Manufacturing export orders figure in Norfolk exceeded the balances of both the East of England and the overall national figure. Service export orders,...
Policy
01/07/2013
Broadland District Council is now consulting on its 'preferred options' in terms of sites for future development across the district. The consultation will help the Council to produce a Site Allocations Development Plan Document (DPD) which will identify or ‘allocate’ areas of land for specific...
Policy
01/07/2013
A series of exhibitions is being launched on Monday 8 July to give local communities the chance to see and comment upon the latest refinements in Norfolk County Council's plans for the proposed Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR). The NDR features in the Government's 'Investing in Britain's...
Policy
01/07/2013
Painfully slow broadband in the two villages has caused a group of frustrated residents to come together and ask how do we get better broadband now? Clearly disappointed that Dickleburgh & Rushall are not included in the first phase of the County Council’s Better Broadband for Norfolk project...
Policy
21/06/2013
The latest Bank of England, East of England Agents’ summary of business conditions has shown that: The manufacturing output for both export and domestic markets has continued to grow slowly. The housing market has continued to strengthen Annual growth in retail sales moved forward at a...
Policy
21/06/2013
At a recent meeting of the Norwich Chamber Council, Karen O’Kane the Programme Director for Better Broadband for Norfolk and John Cullum, the Senior Deployment Manager for BT Openreach provided a progress report on upgrading broadband in Norfolk and highlighted the benefits to business. Facts about...
Policy
21/06/2013
Public sector borrowing, excluding transfers from the Bank of England QE scheme, was £12.7bn in May 2013, compared with net borrowing of £15.6bn in May 2012 Public sector net debt was 75.2% of GDP Commenting on the Public Sector Finances for May 2013, published today by the ONS, David Kern,...

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