Norfolk Business News

Export
08/11/2017
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has set out 10 steps for reducing delays at UK-EU borders after Brexit. Top of the list — and described by the Association as essential — is the need to ensure that all customs and security documentation is paperless. In practice, the FTA argues, that means...
Policy
07/11/2017
Norfolk Chamber has recently recruited additional members to its Board of Directors.  Four new Board members have been appointed, which takes the Board to a total of 16 members.  Jonathan Cage, President of Norfolk Chamber said: “We were pleased to receive such a large number of applicants for the...
Event
03/11/2017
On Thursday 2nd November, over 30 members attended our Beer and Wine tasting evening at the Adnams store in Norwich. On arrival guests were handed an Adams Gin and Tonic or an Adnams prosecco and various nibbles were laid out for guests to eat whilst networking. Once all guests had arrived we...
Policy
03/11/2017
The uninspiring Norfolk results seen in the last the Quarterly Economic survey findings reflected the fact that political uncertainty, currency fluctuations and the vagaries of the Brexit process were continuing to weigh on Norfolk business growth prospects. We are now entering the fourth quarter...
Policy
03/11/2017
Monthly headlines: UK economic conditions remain subdued, despite GDP growth picking up slightly in Q3 BCC QES pointed to muted Q3 growth with the manufacturing boost failing to lift UK GDP growth Eurozone economy continues to outpace the UK as the US economy enjoys a strong Q3 The first...
Policy
02/11/2017
Commenting on today’s interest rate decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, Nova Fairbank, Public Affairs Manager for Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “Norfolk Chamber’s preferred outcome was for a further period of monetary stability, with interest rates steady over the near...
Policy
02/11/2017
Proposals to create a definitive map of Norfolk’s mobile coverage which would be used to press for improvements in the county’s ‘not-spots’ will be discussed next week. At a meeting next Wednesday (8 November), Norfolk County Council’s Digital Innovation and Efficiency Committee will be asked to...
Policy
31/10/2017
Work to make it easier for people to get into and around Attleborough is set to get underway in early 2018 following the outcome of a public consultation. Earlier this year, Norfolk County Council developed initial proposals for how £4.5 million of Local Growth Fund (LGF) funding from the New...
Policy
30/10/2017
The Times Red Box published today (Monday 30 October) a strong call from the British Chambers of Commerce on behalf of the UK Chamber network to the Chancellor of the Exchequer regarding the forthcoming budget.  Below is the featured article: We stand at critical moment for the UK economy, as we...
Policy
27/10/2017
Norfolk County Council and Balfour Beatty confirmed this week that the westernmost section of the A1270 Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR), between the A1067 Fakenham Road and the A140 Cromer Road, will open to traffic on Saturday 11 November. The opening depends upon completion of the A140...

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