Norfolk Business News

Brexit
19/10/2020
Commenting on the launch of the government’s ‘time is running out’ campaign, urging businesses to prepare for the end of the transition period, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said: “Facing the triple threat of a resurgent Coronavirus, tightening restrictions and a disorderly end to the...
Coronavirus
18/10/2020
In a letter to the Prime Minister, British Chambers of Commerce Director General, Dr Adam Marshall, BCC President Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith and Chamber CEOs from across the United Kingdom set five business tests that must be met to limit the impact of Coronavirus restrictions on businesses and...
Coronavirus
14/10/2020
On 31 October, the Government’s Furlough Scheme comes to an end.  On 9 October, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak announced further support for businesses. The Job Support Scheme is designed to protect viable jobs in businesses who are facing lower demand over the winter months due to...
Coronavirus
14/10/2020
This week, the prime minister, Boris Johnson has announced a new three-tier system of restrictions in England to try to stop the spread of coronavirus. Every area will be classified as being on medium, high or very high alert - tiers one, two and three. Level 1 – Medium Risk Baseline, mimimum...
General
13/10/2020
We are excited to share with you that Apprenticeships Norfolk, in collaboration with UEA, have launch a new research survey looking specifically at the higher skills needs of businesses across Norfolk and the resulting demand for Higher & Degree Apprenticeships. Apprenticeships are a great...
Coronavirus
12/10/2020
Commenting on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement of a new, tiered approach to local Coronavirus restrictions in England – and following the introduction last week of deeper restrictions in other nations of the UK, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said: “Intensified restrictions will be...
Brexit
09/10/2020
Commenting on the government’s updated Border Operating Model, published yesterday, BCC Director of Trade Facilitation Liam Smyth said: “Today’s announcement of a revised Border Operating Model provides some more of the detail that was missing from the version published less than 12 weeks ago....
General
05/10/2020
The Kickstart Scheme is aimed at 16 to 24 year olds who may find it more challenging to access the world of work.  The scheme provides 6 month placements, at 25 hours per week at minimum wage – although the employer can offer more hours and cover the additional cost.  The total grant available from...
Brexit
23/09/2020
The British Chambers of Commerce has published a critical update of its Brexit guidance dashboard containing 26 key questions that remain unanswered with just 98 days to go until the end of the Brexit transition period. The leading business group published the document alongside new research which...
Policy
17/09/2020
The Board of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today announced that Director General Dr Adam Marshall will leave the organisation in the Spring of 2021.  Marshall has been Director General of the leading business group for five years, and has been part of the leadership team of the BCC for...

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