Norfolk Business News

General
10/01/2022
More than half of firms believe their exposure to attack has increased due to working from home arrangements   One in 10 firms have been the victim of a cyber-attack in the last year   This rises to more than one in seven for larger firms with more than 50 employees  Only one in five...
Brexit
06/01/2022
HMRC has produced a series of new leaflets aimed at supporting those moving goods from the EU to Great Britain. If you move goods between the EU and Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales), you must register for the Goods Vehicle Movement Service (GVMS) now.  Find out more – click here...
Brexit
06/01/2022
Chambers have launched a new and useful tool which has been developed by the experts at ChamberCustoms and Exabler. The UK import tax calculator is quick, easy and free to use and can work out the different rates of duty available to businesses when importing goods. Businesses can use our...
Brexit
06/01/2022
We have just passed the one year anniversary of Brexit, when the UK left the European Union.  The UK left the Brexit standstill transition period on its expiry on Friday 1 January 2021. The terms of the new EU-UK trading arrangements – in the Trade and Co-operation Agreement (TCA) – took effect the...
Policy
06/01/2022
65% of Norfolk firms expect their prices to increase in the next three months and 78% of businesses cited inflation as a concern 1 in 4 (27%) Norfolk manufacturing firms were worried about rising interest rates, as concerns over rate hikes reach record high  Just over half of Norfolk...
Export
05/01/2022
In a recent article from the BBC our Chief operating officer, Nova Fairbank talks about the challenges businesses are facing, following changes brought in on January 1st regarding new paperwork requirements. "Most businesses have coped with all the new red tape in the first year, but it has been...
Brexit
30/12/2021
Staged Customs Controls end on 31 December, meaning that the free flow of goods that has prevailed since Brexit Day will come to an end. All EU imports will need to be accounted for with a full customs declaration. There will be new sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) arrangements, new pre-...
Brexit
30/12/2021
A year on from the deal which defined the terms in which the UK would depart from the EU, the BCC and ChamberCustoms have continued to campaign for greater clarity on the UK’s future trading relationship with the EU and to provide answers on the practical changes that will affect business. With the...
Export
30/12/2021
Against a backdrop of Brexit and Covid disruption, manufacturers are experiencing huge increases in the cost of labour, energy and raw materials.  This pre-recorded session presents the results of our latest International Trade Survey and reveal the impact that the past year has had on trader...
Brexit
22/12/2021
45% of firms in a new survey reported difficulties adapting to changes in rules for buying or selling goods brought about by the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), while 15% reported that this was easy  Nearly 1 in 4 (23%) said they faced difficulties of buying or selling services...

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