Norfolk Business News

General
09/12/2021
The UK economy will grow at a slower pace than expected with trade set to lag significantly behind the wider recovery, according to the British Chambers of Commerce’s (BCC) latest economic forecast.  UK Economic Outlook – 2021 The leading business group has downgraded its expectations for UK GDP...
Coronavirus
09/12/2021
Yesterday, the UK government announced that it has moved to Plan B Coronavirus restrictions in England. See BCC's response to the announcement here. The key measures to note include: From Friday 10 December: The legal requirement to wear a face mask has been extended to most public indoor venues,...
Coronavirus
09/12/2021
Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith, CBE, President of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “We have been calling on the UK Government for several months to set out what contingency plans for business would look like if further restrictions were needed this winter. Yet again, firms are now being asked...
General
06/12/2021
We love our International Team! They're an incredibly hard working bunch and they've supported Norfolk businesses throughout the intracies of Brexit and the difficulties of the pandemic, and all with complete calm and reassurance (and lots of tea and hobnobs)!  We grabbed five minutes with our new...
Export
06/12/2021
November Update and future changes for January 2022 On 31 December 2020, the UK left the EU’s Single Market and Customs Union. This has meant change for business and for citizens, including new processes and requirements. The first phase of such changes came in on 1 January this year. The...
General
03/12/2021
Pupils from Mile Cross Primary School entered the Dragons’ Den this week, in the finale of a project aimed at inspiring young business minds and raising aspirations. Teams pitched their business ideas to the real-life dragons from Norwich’s business community, with the overall winners receiving a...
Export
30/11/2021
Our International Training dates for 2022 are here - so make sure you book your places early to avoid disappointment. If you would like to book a place or you have any questions then please get in touch with the International team on: export@norfolkchambers.co.uk      
Coronavirus
29/11/2021
Covid Co.nfidence for Face-To Face Events We are conscious that, following the Prime Ministers announcements over concerns for the new Omicron variant, many people will be concerned about attending face-to-face events in a 'pre-pandemic' way. We have therefore introduced our COVID Co.nfidence...
Export
23/11/2021
The new export strategy kickstarts ‘Race to a Trillion’ as DIT publishes 12-point plan to help UK businesses hit £1 trillion in exports.The Government today launches an ambitious new ‘Made in the UK, Sold to the World’ plan to help businesses across the UK double exports and sell their world-class...
General
22/11/2021
We are very proud of Sam Martin, our brilliant International Trade Apprentice. Sam has passed his British Chambers training courses with flying colours and is now very capable of offering a wide range of advice and support to the Norfolk business community. He is also fully qualified on standard...

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