Norfolk Business News

Event
23/11/2017
You can now book your place at Norfolk Chamber’s MPs Event, which takes place in Norwich on Friday 2nd February 2018 Returning for its eighth year, this high profile policy event brings together members of the Norfolk business community and locals MPs to debate key issues affecting businesses in...
Policy
22/11/2017
Giving her reaction to the Autumn Budget, Nova Fairbank, Public Affairs Manager for Norfolk Chamber said:  “The Norfolk Chamber business community wanted the Chancellor to focus on the basics - rates, roads, and ringtones - and will be pleased that they will see some action on all three fronts.  “...
Policy
22/11/2017
Giving her initial reaction to the Autumn Budget, Nova Fairbank, Public Affairs Manager at Norfolk Chamber said:  “The Norfolk Chamber business community wanted the Chancellor to focus on the basics - rates, roads, and ringtones - and will be pleased that they will see some action on all three...
Policy
22/11/2017
Today’s Autumn Budget contained some great news for Norfolk as Chancellor Philip Hammond announced approval of the Outline Business Case for the £120m third river crossing in Great Yarmouth. The much-anticipated announcement means the project has been awarded ‘programme entry status’ by the...
Policy
20/11/2017
Ahead of the Budget on November 22, the British Chambers of Commerce is urging the Chancellor to provide respite for businesses in every corner of the country by freezing business rates for the next two years. The UK’s leading business group, which represents almost 75,000 companies employing...
Export
20/11/2017
A new report warns that failure to ensure the UK has a viable customs system up and running in time for Brexit could have a huge impact on the country’s reputation. To avoid that possibility, MPs on the Public Accounts Committee have made a number of recommendations, mostly aimed at HM Revenue...
Export
20/11/2017
Anyone wondering how EU trade agreements actually work on the ground will find the answers in a new report from the European Commission. It examines 25 trade agreements currently in force, together with the measures put in place to maximise their benefits and to ensure that the rules agreed are...
General
20/11/2017
We are delighted to announce that Norfolk Chamber CEO, Chris Sargisson, has been named as one of five judges at the Sync The City Hackathon. He will be joined by Ian Watson - CEO at Start-Rite, Kirsty Jarvis - Founder & CEO at Luminous PR, Wayne Taylor - Chief Technology Officer at Thyngs and...
Policy
17/11/2017
Ahead of next week’s Autumn Budget, Chamber members had the opportunity to highlight and discuss the challenges facing the local business community with Andrew Jones MP, Exchequer Secretary to HM Treasury today (Friday 17 November).  The meeting was hosted at the premises of Norfolk Chamber’s Gold...
Policy
15/11/2017
Great Yarmouth Chamber Council members heard from Scottish Power’s Stakeholder Manager, Joanna Young, this week, who provided a progress report on their East Anglia Offshore wind projects. East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm will provide 714 MW of new cleaner capacity and is currently under...

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