Norfolk Business News

Export
30/05/2012
Food and Farming Minister Jim Paice has recently visited China on a mission to open up trade for Britain’s farming, food and drink sector. “Food and farming already plays a vital role in the UK economy but I believe there are still great opportunities for growth in emerging markets like China," he...
Export
30/05/2012
The World Trade Organization (WTO) seems incapable of bringing its members together in a binding agreement to complete the Doha round of trade talks, and yet countries are still queuing to join. In September 2003, talks being held in Cancun, Mexico, collapsed in the face of irreconcilable...
Export
30/05/2012
The Government has received 269 bids from employers looking to take part in a new pilot to design and develop their own vocational training programmes, Skills Minister John Hayes has announced. The Employer Ownership pilot invited the first round of bids earlier in the year for a share of the £250...
Export
30/05/2012
On 16 May 2012  the European Union published an amendment to the EU Dual-Use Regulation (Council Regulation 428/2009). The amendment which is made in Council Regulation (EU) No 388/2012 amends the EU Dual-Use List. The new list comes into force 30 days after publication (ie on 15 June 2012). On...
Export
30/05/2012
With effect from 21st May 2012, the Iraq Embassy will make a slight increase to their legalisation fees. Please see Iraqi Circular 724 for more details   30.05.12
Export
30/05/2012
The latest edition of a newsletter on Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs), concluded between the European Union and non-EU countries, has been published. It provides information on the current status of MRAs with the USA, Canada, Japan, Switzerland, Australia and New Zealand, as well as on the...
Policy
29/05/2012
It has been almost three months since the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published with the aim of making the planning system less complex, more accessible and an enabler of economic growth. The NPPF came into force immediately for local authorities with no local plan. For local...
General
29/05/2012
On 18th October 2012, more than 800 business men and women from all over Europe will get the chance to take over the European Parliament hemicycle for an afternoon. Those taking part will debate and vote on issues that affect the day to day running of their business and the environment in which...
General
29/05/2012
The following is update on the BIS Business in You (BiY) campaign businessinyou.bis.gov.uk.  So far there have been over 90,000 visits to the “Business in You” portal and there are now 9,900 subscribers to email updates. The current theme is employment which covers existing and new offers to...
General
28/05/2012
Commenting on the new StartUP Loan Scheme launched by the Prime Minister today, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “We have some excellent businesses here in Norfolk that have been built up from scratch; companies that have become successes thanks to the drive and ambition of...

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