Norfolk Business News

Coronavirus
21/12/2021
Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has today set out a £1bn fund to help businesses hit by the rise in Covid cases, including the leisure and hospitality sector. Hospitality businesses like pubs and restaurants will be able to apply for cash grants of up to £6,000 per premises.  The government will also help...
General
20/12/2021
The importance of being a Strategic Partner with The Norfolk Chambers matters because... For our company, although we are now a sizeable proposition who can offer expertise within every facet of our business, people locally especially had not heard of the Ascot Lloyd brand. Having two key offices...
Brexit
17/12/2021
Commenting on news of an Australia-UK trade agreement, BCC Head of Trade Policy, William Bain, said: "Businesses will welcome this confirmation that the Australia-UK trade agreement has been finalised. There are opportunities for exporters in a new speedier customs process, zero tariffs on the...
Brexit
17/12/2021
We are coming up on 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...
General
17/12/2021
As we say goodbye to, what has to be, in anyone’s book, a particularly challenging year, you have to marvel at what the Norfolk business community have achieved.  Despite the pandemic, lockdowns, partial lockdowns, reduced staffing levels due to illness and tough financial positions, we are in awe...
General
16/12/2021
A word as the year draws to a close and boy, what a tough year it’s been, my two ‘all embracing’ words to every brilliant Norfolk businesses are ‘thank you’. Thank you for all your positivity, stamina, continued fortitude and support for others. Brilliant, brilliant you. Thank you, because Chambers...
General
15/12/2021
09 and 10 March 2022 Royal Norfolk Showground, Costessey, Norfolk, NR5 0TT The Norfolk & Suffolk Skills and Careers Festival is back for another interactive event aimed at young people to help inspire them for their future career and to demonstrate the various options available. Groups from...
Policy
15/12/2021
Commenting on the inflation statistics for November 2021, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Head of Economics at the BCC Suren Thiru, said: “The ONS latest figures confirms that the surge in inflation continued unabated in November.   “The increase largely reflected higher fuel...
Coronavirus
15/12/2021
Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith, CBE, President of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “The need for the Chief Medical Officer to advise the public to ‘de-prioritise social contacts’ at the Prime Minister’s press conference last week will almost certainly have an enormous impact for businesses, ...
Export
13/12/2021
Action for Importers - new requirements for importing products of animal origin (POAO) and animal by-products (ABP) from the European Union (EU) to Great Britain (GB) Following the Government announcement in September 2021 that certain EU to GB Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) import controls...

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