Norfolk Business News

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...
Event
12/04/2021
BCC has announced new speakers for their Global Annual Conference including the Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP, Lewis Iwu, CEO and Co-founder of Purpose Union and Katherine Bennett, Current Senior Vice President, Airbus.  This year's event will be held virtually over two days on 16 and 17 June and is one...
Coronavirus
12/04/2021
    The Recovery Loan Scheme (RLS) will provide financial support to businesses across the UK as they recover and grow following the Coronavirus pandemic. BCC's Suren Thiru was included on the press release welcoming the new scheme which "can play a potentially pivotal role in...
Coronavirus
09/04/2021
 Responding to the publication of the Global Travel Taskforce Framework for International Travel, Nova Fairbank, Chief Operating Officer for Norfolk Chambers said:  “The sector has been hard hit in the last year, with prolonged uncertainty about when the full resumption of travel will be possible....
General
07/04/2021
Norfolk Chambers of Commerce are pleased to introduce AXA Health for their business healthcare cover. As AXA’s UK health and wellbeing specialists, AXA Health will be your health partners to keep your business healthy and happy, and help your employees bring out their best selves. Whatever healthy...

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