Norfolk Business News

General
12/06/2012
Better Broadband for Norfolk Information Sheet 6 (8 June 2012)  In May 2011 Norfolk County Council was successful in its bid to secure Government funding to help provide improved broadband speeds and access across Norfolk.  In January 2012 we launched the ‘Say Yes to Better Broadband in Norfolk’...
Policy
08/06/2012
Annual output inflation down from 3.2% in April to 2.8% in May; annual input inflation down from 1.0% in April to 0.1% in May   Commenting on the producer price figures for May 2012, Caroline Williams, CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “The decline in producer price inflation was better than...
Policy
08/06/2012
  The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership is leading the UK’s transition to a green economy. On Monday 11th June New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership will present its Green Economy Pathfinder Manifesto to Government at a reception in the Houses of Parliament.  Attendees will include business...
Policy
07/06/2012
Commenting on today’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decision, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The MPC’s decision to maintain current levels of Quantitative Easing (QE) was the right one. Though the clamour for increasing the asset purchase programme...
General
06/06/2012
Eurozone problems increases pressure for more QE, but encouraging business lending would be more effective Commenting ahead of the MPC decision tomorrow (Thursday), David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Most analysts expect the MPC to maintain its current...
Export
01/06/2012
  The Government understands the importance of trade and investment to delivering long-term growth and prosperity in the UK and around the world. The Government’s strategy on trade and investment was detailed in the White Paper, “Trade and Investment for Growth”, which was published in February...
General
31/05/2012
On 30 May Charles Bean, Bank of England spoke to a packed Norfolk Chamber Breakfast at Norwich City Football Club. It was a terrific opportunity for him to speak with local business people and it is great that the Chamber are able to bring their members closer to organisations such as the Bank of...
Policy
30/05/2012
John Morse, Operations Director of marine survey company Gardline, has been appointed as new Vice President of Great Yarmouth Chamber Council. Commenting on his appointment, John said: “I am very excited to take up this new role. As an employee of Gardline, which is one of the largest Great...
Export
30/05/2012
In spite of the volatility caused by the international financial crisis, developing nations remained the key drivers of growth in international trade for 2011, according to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). South Asia exports, driven by soaring Indian trade with China, outperformed other...
General
30/05/2012
With an employment rights report, commissioned by the Prime Minister from a leading venture capitalist, a second publication has appeared with the aim of making life easier for businesses. The TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) and the Institute of Directors (IoD) have put forward a comprehensive plan for...

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