Norfolk Business News

Policy
27/10/2017
Commenting on the preliminary UK GDP figures for Q3 2017, published earlier this week by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “While GDP growth in Q3 was a slight uptick on the previous quarter, the UK’s combined economic growth performance over...
Policy
27/10/2017
A series of free business roadshows will offer advice and funding support to SMEs across Norfolk and Suffolk this autumn. The New Anglia Growth Hub is hosting the short sessions to give companies the opportunity to find out about funding and financial support and to speak to the Growth Hub’s...
Event
26/10/2017
There’s no hiding from it – the festive period is almost upon us! And this year we’re celebrating by expanding our Christmas breakfasts to include Norwich, West Norfolk and Great Yarmouth. Our festive networking breakfasts have always proved popular in the past, so hopefully this year everyone can...
Policy
20/10/2017
Norfolk County Council has won £3.05 million of government funding to replace a busy staggered crossroads on the A140 at Hempnall between Norwich and Ipswich with a roundabout. The Department for Transport made the announcement yesterday to award the money to the County Council from its National...
Policy
20/10/2017
Ahead of the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget on November 22, the Norfolk Chamber, together with the British Chambers of Commerce are urging the government to take immediate action to halt the expected 3.9% increase in business rates valuations next year, as part of a bold Budget that seeks to boost the...
Policy
18/10/2017
Norfolk businesses were invited to hear an economic update directly from the Bank of England at a lunch held at the Park Farm Hotel in Norwich.  Over 60 business people attended the event, including those from the manufacturing, service, public and charity sectors. Phil Eckersley, the Bank of...
Export
18/10/2017
A few colleagues have asked if EUR1’s can be issued for the new EU Canada trade deal. I have checked with HMRC and they have confirmed that EUR1’s cannot be issued for Canada. For consignments where the total value exceeds €6,000 exporters will have to be a registered exporter in order to make an...
Export
18/10/2017
Any businesses who export to Israel should be made aware that a new computerised customs system will come into force on Sunday 14 January 2018. The switchover to the new system will take place between 10-14 January, during which time no customs services will be available in Israel. Further details...
Policy
16/10/2017
Norfolk Chamber member, Vattenfall is proposing to develop an offshore wind farm called Norfolk Vanguard.  The 1.8 gigawatt (GW) development area would be located more than 47km from the Norfolk Coast and would meet the electricity demand of around 1.3 million UK households. Vattenfall held Public...
General
16/10/2017
Celebrating the outstanding achievements of our Norfolk Constabulary was the order of the evening at this year’s spectacular NOSCAS 2017 award ceremony held at the Holiday Inn. The awards, now in its tenth year, is a time to offer people the opportunity to nominate individuals or teams who have...

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