Latest Coronavirus News

16/08/2021
From 16th August, the following applies to anyone who has been pinged or contact traced as having come into contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19: Fully vaccinated people Those who are under 18 or fully vaccinated will no longer have to self-isolate (fully vaccinated means...
02/08/2021
The BCC calls for government to extend skills training as new research showed nearly 1 in 5 companies are considering staff redundancies as the next phase of furlough tapering begins. With older workers much more likely to still be on furlough, there is concern that they could go unutilised unless ...
29/07/2021
 Responding to the news that fully vaccinated travellers from the EU and US will not have to quarantine, British Chambers of Commerce Co-Executive Director, Claire Walker, said:        “For the hundreds of thousands of people directly employed in the travel industry and the many more that are part...
29/07/2021
 Responding to the news that fully vaccinated travellers from the EU and US will not have to quarantine, British Chambers of Commerce Co-Executive Director, Claire Walker, said:       “For the hundreds of thousands of people directly employed in the travel industry and the many more that are part...
19/07/2021
From 19 July, we will be moving to Step 4 of the government’s roadmap, meaning changes in regulations and more businesses re-opening. Covid remains, however, a significant risk to people’s health. The Government has published the guidance for businesses on how to work safely from Step 4 Working...
07/07/2021
As all UK businesses start to think about fully reopening, your Norfolk Chambers, British Chambers of Commerce and the Chambers network have set out the steps we think are needed for governments, businesses, and other public and private sector bodies to secure a brighter future for the UK. It's...
07/06/2021
Growth: 63% of firms surveyed confident in their growth prospects over next 12 months Restarting: 53% already operating at pre-pandemic capacity; 80% expect to be by October Barriers: 38% cited further lockdowns as a barrier to re-opening, while 37% cited ongoing social distancing...
07/05/2021
 Responding to the announcement of the ‘green list’ for international travel, British Chambers of Commerce Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex said:   “We welcome this announcement as a first step on the road to a broader resumption of international travel over the coming months. Many businesses...
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...
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....

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