Norfolk Business News

General
23/01/2019
With the shortlist released for these awards, which are now in their second year. It’s great to see such a diversity of businesses selected, showcasing their boundless skills, and supporting these fresh awards too.  The North Norfolk Business Awards are a chance to celebrate some of the best...
Policy
22/01/2019
Commenting on the labour market figures for January 2019, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:  “The marked increase in employment is further evidence that the jobs market remains a major positive for the UK economy. Although...
General
18/01/2019
An exciting new transport initiative for Breckland from Kickstart Norfolk in partnership with the Department of Work & Pensions, Breckland Council and New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The Need - At present, there are many hard to reach, unemployed individuals residing across the...
Policy
16/01/2019
Responding to the Parliamentary defeat of the Meaningful Vote on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, Chris Sargisson, Chief Executive of Norfolk Chamber, said: “There are no more words to describe the frustration, impatience, and growing anger amongst Norfolk business after...
Policy
15/01/2019
Quarter 3: Oct – Dec 2018 Norfolk County Council have released their latest economic intelligence report. The report headlines are: Our strong labour market in Norfolk is performing above the national average at 75.2% locally and 75% nationally 29.9% of Norfolk’s working age population are...
Event
15/01/2019
Lots of people go into the New Year with a New Year New Me attitude and over Christmas we heard a lot of members saying they are planning on networking more in 2019. They certainly proved they were serious as we kicked off our first networking breakfast of the year at the Imperial Hotel in Great...
Policy
11/01/2019
Commenting on the GDP and trade statistics for November 2018, published by the ONS today, Mike Spicer, Director of Research and Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Despite a small improvement in GDP growth between October and November, the underlying three-month measure...
Policy
11/01/2019
Norfolk Chamber is working all 11 schools within the Norwich Opportunity Area. Norfolk’s future is in the hands of our young people and we all need to work together to prepare students for the world of work.  Schools face a huge challenge and have limited resources, so we want to hear from you...
General
10/01/2019
Commenting on the yesterday’s announcement of the potential closure of Heatrae Sadia’s Norwich plant, Chris Sargisson, Chief Executive of Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “Heatrae Sadia have been members of Norfolk Chamber for over six years and the news that they are proposing to close their...
General
09/01/2019
Great Yarmouth Borough Council has launched a procurement tender to identify a commercial operator or investor to support a bid for funding to restore the iconic Winter Gardens on Great Yarmouth’s seafront. This procurement is to identify a commercial operator with a thorough business plan, to work...

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