Norfolk Business News

Policy
23/06/2017
Last year, the Government announced the expansion of Heathrow Airport.   An expanded Heathrow will double the airport’s cargo capacity and increase the number of domestic connections, boosting Britain’s exporters and ensuring every region and nation of the UK can get to global markets. With up to...
Event
23/06/2017
On Thursday 22th June, our members joined us at The Royal Assembly Rooms, Great Yarmouth for a morning of networking over breakfast and a presentation from Michael Timewell, Director at Blue Sky Leisure. The Chamber’s Public Affairs Manager, Nova Fairbank hosted the event, which began with members...
Policy
21/06/2017
Commenting on the Queen’s Speech, Chris Sargisson, Chief Executive of Norfolk Chamber said: “Whilst Brexit isn’t the top immediate priority for many Norfolk businesses, firms of every size and shape want to avoid turbulence and confusion during the Brexit transition. The government’s proposed bills...
Policy
20/06/2017
Norfolk Chamber has recently been talking to businesses about their future plans to better understand what factors are holding back their potential business growth.  The Roundtables were free to attend and held in Great Yarmouth and King’s Lynn. Businesses will have a final chance to have their say...
Policy
19/06/2017
Yesterday, the Sunday Times published an open letter from the UK’s leading business organisations, including the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), on behalf of the Chamber network. The leaders of the BCC, CBI, EEF, Institute of Directors and the Federation of Small Business all joined together to...
Policy
16/06/2017
Virgin Media are expanding their Ultrafast digital network in Great Yarmouth. They are aiming to connect approximately 5,400 properties both residential and business from Fullers Hill, down to the sea front and South Denes.  This will bring broadband speeds of up to 350Mbps for small/medium...
General
16/06/2017
The Board of Norfolk Chamber of Commerce is seeking to recruit new Directors. Norfolk Chamber, in addition to providing services for its membership, also has a key influencing role for the wider business community.  To ensure our Board of Directors remains representative of the Norfolk business...
General
16/06/2017
The closing date for the British Chamber of Commerce Chamber Awards is Friday 30 June.  From local standout to national champion: BCC Chamber Awards will put best of British business on the map. Businesses from across the country are invited to take part and showcase their talents and achievements...
General
16/06/2017
Transport for Norwich is looking for feedback on plans to improve the area and the consultation for the All Saints Green and Brazengate proposals for are now open.   Norfolk County Council and Norwich City Council are looking to provide better infrastructure for cyclists along the yellow pedalway...
Policy
16/06/2017
Across all districts of Norfolk levels of unemployment fell.  Overall, the claimant count for Norfolk stood at 8,475, which was a drop of 195 claimants from the previous month.  Broadland recorded the largest fall in claimant numbers with a drop of 5.9%.  However King’s Lynn and West Norfolk only...

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