Norfolk Business News

Policy
11/07/2017
Commenting on the publication of the Taylor Review, Chris Sargisson, Chief Executive of Norfolk Chamber said: "The world of work is changing, and it is only right that employment law and practice change with it. Matthew Taylor has rightly recognised that the UK's flexible labour market is a great...
Policy
10/07/2017
One month on from the General Election, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Monday) publishes a post-election survey of over 2,400 companies, which shows that while businesses have a range of views on their preferred objectives for the UK in Brexit negotiations, there is almost no support...
Event
06/07/2017
Over 100 Norfolk Chamber members gathered bright and early at Sprowston Manor on Thursday 6th July for the summer instalment of the Norwich Business Breakfast. The event, hosted by the Chamber’s Chief Executive, Chris Sargisson, opened with a fun networking game of ‘1 truth 1 lie’ in which...
Export
03/07/2017
When goods are imported into the UK from a place outside the EU it will be subject to both Customs Duty and VAT. Unless there is some form of relief or duty suspension the VAT and duty are payable on import. Where there is no payment the goods will not be released by HMRC. After Brexit goods...
Export
03/07/2017
New legislation adopted by the European Commission has increased the guarantee limit under Transports Internationaux Routiers (TIR). With over 50 countries using the procedure, the TIR system is the international customs transit system with the widest geographical coverage. It enables goods to move...
Export
03/07/2017
A new initiative aims to encourage collaboration between British and Chinese companies on a range of innovative projects. Taking the form of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between representatives from the UK and from China’s Guangdong province, the initiative should enable more UK businesses...
Event
30/06/2017
  Building on the last six year’s success, Norfolk Chamber bring you an unmissable opportunity to experience first-hand how digital technology is impacting on your business today - and tomorrow. The digital revolution has changed the way we do business forever. It’s a 24/7 world. We’re always...
Export
29/06/2017
A possible post-Brexit trade agreement between the UK and the USA was on the agenda when Dr Liam Fox, the UK’s International Trade Secretary, met US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer recently. During his first international trip since the general election, Dr Fox agreed with Mr Lighthizer that...
Export
29/06/2017
Proposals are being discussed in the EU which, if adopted, would improve access for Ukrainian exporters to European markets. EU ambassadors have reached agreement on the Council of Minister’s position on temporary autonomous trade measures in favour of Ukraine and have agreed that they should be...
General
26/06/2017
How can businesses and education providers work together to help young people succeed in their careers? Join British Chambers of Commerce on Thursday 6 July to hear fromLabour party leader Rt Hon Jeremy Corbyn MP and other influential names in the worlds of business and education including, among...

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