Next Upcoming Chamber Event

Look the Business

Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Ultimate business fashion event is back again for its third year, following two sell out events.
 
This year it’s at a new venue, Jarrold, and will be bigger and better than ever before with over 100 delegates expected. 
 
Jarrold is Norwich's flagship independent store and twice winner of the UK's Independent Department Store of the Year. 
 
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GCGP LEP highlights Enterprise and Skills as key priorities

Graeme Nix, Chair of GCGP LEP & Nova Fairbank, Norfolk Chamber

At a recent meeting of the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough (GCGP) LEP and business organisations, including Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, the discussions centred around the Growth Deal announcement.  The GCGP had secured £21.4 million of funding for infrastructure projects such as the improvements of Junction 20 on the A47, to the north east of Peterborough, and various schemes that will bring forward business and enterprise in the regions covered by the GCGP LEP.  Funding was also allocated for an extension to the Agri-tech funding scheme and the Growth Hub. 

GDP figures confirm that Norfolk economy is strengthening

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The latest GDP figures for Quarter 2 (2014) are released today, Friday 25 July  and have highlighted the following key findings:

Norfolk rallying call to businesses across three counties to campaign for better, faster rail service

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Rail passengers and businesses across Norfolk Suffolk and Essex, are today being urged to join the campaign calling on Government for greater investment in the Great Eastern Main Line.

New Anglia LEP, the region’s MPs, Chambers of Commerce, business and rail leaders are heading a Taskforce calling for a faster, more reliable service on the London to Norwich line including:

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Gnaw enjoys an explosion of chocolately fun!

Gnaw enjoys an explosion of chocolately fun!

Gnaw, the Norwich-based makers of a quirky range of sumptuous handcrafted chocolates, has seen their business grow by a massive 50% (£250k) this year, making it one of the region’s most compelling commercial success stories.

The company is now expanding even further with more customers both at home and abroad, and is breaking into the gift market with the launch of a brand new range of tempting treats.

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Norwich for Jobs helps over 1,000 young people find paid jobs and apprenticeships

Howes Percival’s Andrew Barnes - a founding member of the ground-breaking Norwich for Jobs initiative - has welcomed the news that over 1,000 young people have been recruited to paid employment and apprenticeships as a result of the project.

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Yellow Brick Road gathers top business minds to give Mind Charity £20,000 of Strategic advice

Business leaders at Mind Great Yarmouth

Business leaders from all over Norfolk gathered at Norwich and Central Norfolk Mind and Great Yarmouth and Waveney Mind on International Mandela day, Friday the 18th of July. The event, masterminded by Ian Hacon, founder of Yellow Brick Road, the new Conscious Leadership Business, saw around 30 business leaders giving help and advice to Mind on how they could better run their business. It was also an opportunity to find out much more about the great work Mind does, and in particular how they can help with issues around mental health in the workplace.

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