Norfolk Business News

Coronavirus
02/08/2021
The BCC calls for government to extend skills training as new research showed nearly 1 in 5 companies are considering staff redundancies as the next phase of furlough tapering begins. With older workers much more likely to still be on furlough, there is concern that they could go unutilised unless ...
Event
29/07/2021
Norfolk Chambers of Commerce is proud to announce that Layrd Design Ltd will be the sponsors of the Outdoor hub at B2B this October. Norfolk's leading business to business showcase returns on Thursday 14 October 2021 at Norfolk Showground* and Norfolk Chambers are delighted to confirm that...
Coronavirus
29/07/2021
 Responding to the news that fully vaccinated travellers from the EU and US will not have to quarantine, British Chambers of Commerce Co-Executive Director, Claire Walker, said:       “For the hundreds of thousands of people directly employed in the travel industry and the many more that are part...
Coronavirus
29/07/2021
 Responding to the news that fully vaccinated travellers from the EU and US will not have to quarantine, British Chambers of Commerce Co-Executive Director, Claire Walker, said:        “For the hundreds of thousands of people directly employed in the travel industry and the many more that are part...
Brexit
28/07/2021
Responding to today's ONS trade statistics, William Bain, Head of Trade Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce, said:    “The pandemic and the shift to new trading conditions in how UK companies sell services to the EU have led to a clear reduction in UK-EU services trade compared with 2019....
Brexit
21/07/2021
Responding to the publication of Government plans on the future of Border controls, William Bain, Head of Trade Policy at the BCC, said: “The UK Government is intent on proceeding with the phase-in of inbound Great Britain border and customs controls for EU imports in October 2021 and January 2022...
Brexit
21/07/2021
Responding to the announcement of the new UK approach to the Northern Ireland Protocol, William Bain, Head of Trade Policy at the BCC, said:      “Businesses in both Great Britain and Northern Ireland need durable, workable, negotiated solutions on compliance with the Protocol to ensure the...
Coronavirus
19/07/2021
From 19 July, we will be moving to Step 4 of the government’s roadmap, meaning changes in regulations and more businesses re-opening. Covid remains, however, a significant risk to people’s health. The Government has published the guidance for businesses on how to work safely from Step 4 Working...
Export
16/07/2021
Proportion of UK exporters reporting increased export sales (27%) rises from Q1, but proportion reporting decreased sales (28%) remains historically high Manufacturing exporters were more likely to see rising sales than exporting services firms B2C services exporters more likely to see...
Brexit
12/07/2021
Up until the 6th Aug 2021, HMRC will accept full import declarations for anything imported since 1st Jan 2021. Importers must therefore take action now by submitting a full import declaration. The imports will however be deemed ‘non-compliant’ by HMRC, who may decide to apply civil penalties after...

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