Norfolk Business News

General
04/05/2021
Here at Norfolk Chambers of Commerce our mission is to connect, support and give voice to every business in Norfolk. So, who better to make this happen so that businesses in the region can thrive and grow than the Norfolk Chambers Team… What if you and your business could access a team of people...
General
28/04/2021
A series of online roundtables with members of Norfolk Chambers of Commerce and the Chambers of Commerce Network from around the UK, has provided valuable insights into the workforce challenges faced by businesses on the ground during the pandemic.  The valuable insights has led to a report by the...
Event
26/04/2021
Norfolk Chambers of Commerce is proud to announce that Proudly Norfolk, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to celebrating the amazingly diverse food and drink industry in Norfolk, will be the sponsors of the Food and Drink hub at B2B this October. Norfolk's leading business to business...
Export
26/04/2021
Norfolk and Suffolk Chambers of Commerce hosted an informative virtual event last week (22 April) for local businesses to hear from and pose questions to the Rt. Hon. Liz Truss, secretary of state for international trade. The attendees made good use of the opportunity with dozens of issues being...
Policy
20/04/2021
Commenting on ONS Labour Market statistics for April 2021 published today, BCC Head of Economics, Suren Thiru, said:   “The latest data confirms that the UK labour market remains subdued. While there was a marginal fall in the unemployment rate, the squeeze on activity from ongoing restrictions...
Policy
19/04/2021
Balance of manufacturers expecting their prices to increase highest since Q4 2017 87% of production & manufacturing firms cited pressure to raise prices from raw material costs Overall, 38% of firms expect prices to rise in the next quarter, while only 5% expect prices to decrease...
Policy
13/04/2021
Commenting on GDP figures for February 2021 published today by the ONS, BCC Head of Economics, Suren Thiru, said:  “The latest data confirms a modest return to growth in February. However, coming after a contraction in January, it does little to alter the prospect of a downbeat first quarter for...
Brexit
13/04/2021
Balance of UK firms reporting increased export sales drops, despite already being at historically low levels.   Hospitality firms, caterers, retailers and wholesalers all most likely to report decreased sales.   Advance bookings and export orders show no signs of improvement, indicating...
Export
12/04/2021
We have been made aware by The Egyptian British Chamber of Commerce of an official notification with regards to a new mandatory customs pre-registration system (Advance Cargo information – ACI) for shipments to Egypt taking effect from 1 July 2021. Cargo data and documents including the commercial...
Event
12/04/2021
Three new virtual events that aim to help businesses recover from the challenges of Covid-19 have just been announced for April. Thanks to funding from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Norfolk Chambers of Commerce has run a series of virtual recovery events...

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