Norfolk Business News

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12/06/2017
Companies trading with Qatar are becoming increasingly concerned about the severing of diplomatic ties with that country on 4 June by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt have implemented what is effectively a blockade against Qatar, closing airspace...
General
09/06/2017
Successful Norfolk entrepreneur Chris Sargisson commences his new role as Chief Executive of Norfolk Chamber of Commerce today, Monday 12 June. Chris was educated in Norwich and lives in the city with his wife and two children. He worked in the 1990s shaping Norwich Union Direct before leaving to...
Policy
09/06/2017
Commenting on the General Election result, Jonathan Cage, President of Norfolk Chamber said: "After two long years of elections, referenda and wider uncertainty, many Norfolk businesses were doing their best to ignore the noise of politics – up until today.  "The electorate's split decision...
Event
08/06/2017
On Wednesday 7th June Norfolk Chamber held its first South Norfolk Business Breakfast, at Applewood Hall Banham.  Over 60 Chamber members attended the popular networking morning, hosted by Events Manager, Philippa Bindley. The morning got underway with a popular networking icebreaker that that...
Policy
08/06/2017
(Based on May 2017 data releases) Monthly headlines: UK GDP growth in Q1 revised down as the trade deficit widens UK consumer price inflation rises to three-year high as pay growth continues to slow  UK pay growth weakens still further Indian economic growth slows sharply as Brazil...
General
05/06/2017
If you’re considering entering the EDP Business Awards but you’re unsure about which category is right for you, or you would like advice on how to tell your business story, then this session is not to be missed. Norfolk Chamber of Commerce are running a special one-off free training as part of...
General
05/06/2017
We have an announced the lucky winner of our competition to receive 2 x VIP Tickets to the Royal Norfolk Show, congratulations Jonnie Butcher from Desire Marketing. Don't forget Norfolk Chamber members can receive 10% off the price of Royal Norfolk Show tickets.  The Royal Norfolk Show is the...
Export
05/06/2017
In an effort to avoid post-Brexit tariffs, a third of British businesses are looking for UK firms to replace EU suppliers. Meanwhile, nearly half of EU businesses working with UK suppliers are in the process of finding local replacements. The figures are revealed in a new survey by the Chartered...
Export
05/06/2017
Whitehall is not set up to do trade well, a new report insists. Not only does it lack the necessary expertise, but its standard ways of working will make it more difficult to establish an effective trade policy. By nature generalist, secretive and unwilling to make difficult trade-offs, Whitehall...
Export
05/06/2017
If the UK is to retain its position as a global trading hub, then the Freight Transport Association (FTA) believes that creation of increased airport capacity in the southeast of England is vital. The leading membership association in the logistics sector, whose members account for around 70% of...

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