Norfolk Business News

General
28/01/2021
CTConsults have been engaged to help understand more about how Thetford as a place works.  CT Consultants believe that when you find the essence of a place, you can positively redefine and shape people’s experience and enjoyment of it, in ways that are inspiring and transformative for visitors,...
Policy
28/01/2021
Commenting on the latest statistics from HMRC on usage of the government’s Job Retention Scheme up until 31 December 2020, BCC Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex said: “With the furlough scheme providing a lifeline to millions of employees across the economy, further action will be needed in order...
General
28/01/2021
Norfolk Chambers of Commerce and Norfolk County Council have launched Norfolk Knowledge Hub, a new free-to-view online business support and learning space to support local businesses recover and thrive. At a time when we are all still getting used to life in a virtual world, many businesses have...
Coronavirus
26/01/2021
As Coronavirus continues to impact the day-to-day operations of businesses across the UK, the Norfolk Chambers of Commerce stand ready to support you. We have created a range of resources to help address your concerns which can be found on our website. Since March 2020, thousands of businesses...
Policy
26/01/2021
Results from the British Chambers of Commerce Quarterly Recruitment Outlook (QRO), in partnership with Totaljobs, found that while there was a modest improvement in the overall number of businesses attempting to recruit in Q4, sectoral disparities remain. Fieldwork for the survey was carried out...
General
25/01/2021
Norfolk County Council have released their business ratepayers consultation for 2021/2022.  With a very challenging year for everyone last year, the budget for the coming financial year had to make allowances for the continuing response to the Covid-19 pandemic; dealing with Brexit and reducing...
General
25/01/2021
Following the Chancellor’s statement, changing the minimum placement criteria for small business from 03 February,  Norfolk Chambers have confirmed their commitment to continue providing exceptional support to local employers to help and guide them with their Kickstart Placements. For each...
Brexit
22/01/2021
Rules of Origin (RoO) are putting a spanner in the works for UK exporters wishing to take advantage of the UK’s newly negotiated trade deals with the EU and all trade deals we had with the EU that have been rolled over. The new trade agreements only allow goods of UK origin to move tariff and quota...
General
19/01/2021
Vantage Protect, who provide the Chamber of Commerce Commercial Legal Expenses policy, have rebranded to Rhino Protect.  Chamber Legal Expenses Insurance is included for all members as part of standard membership and covers claims such as; 1. Employee Disputes 2. Health & Safety Prosecutions...
Brexit
18/01/2021
On 01 January 2021 a new immigration system came into play and EU, EEA and/or Swiss nationals will no longer be allowed to move to the UK and work without a visa.  Under the new system, all foreign nationals will be treated equally, excepting Irish citizens. Our region has a wide range of...

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