Norfolk Business News

Policy
13/08/2018
The results of a recent consultation into transport issues to the west of Norwich show there is strong public support for a new link between the A47 and Broadland Northway. The Norfolk County Council consultation ran for eight weeks between May and July and asked people to identify any transport...
Policy
09/08/2018
This is a pivotal time for UK businesses. As negotiations on the UK's departure from the EU continue, the BCC seeks to understand - in this five minute poll – your business’s trade and investment plans, how your business might be impacted by Brexit, and what you would advise UK government to do....
General
09/08/2018
Almost 30% of businesses have seen an increase in the number of staff taking time off for mental health reasons, according to a survey conducted by leading business organisation British Chambers of Commerce, and Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer. One in three (33%) business leaders have also noticed...
Policy
01/08/2018
Nearly one in two businesses (49%) are set to grant staff pay rises of over 2% in the next year, according to a new survey by leading business organisation British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and online recruitment company Indeed. The survey, of over 1,000 businesses, including those in Norfolk of...
General
01/08/2018
Businesses looking to secure investment to grow will be able to benefit from up to 50 hours of intensive support thanks to a successful funding bid. Norfolk County Council, alongside Suffolk County Council, University of East Anglia (UEA) - Adapt and New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, has...
Policy
31/07/2018
01 April – 30 June 2018 Norfolk County Council have released their latest economic intelligence report. The report headlines are: 22 new jobs created with new manufacturer, Retro Activewear in Great Yarmouth The average house price in Norfolk increased by 42% since April 2012 – however...
Export
31/07/2018
UK producers and product users are being invited by the Department for International Trade (DIT) to give their views on existing EU trade remedy measures. Publishing the provisional findings of an earlier consultation on the issue, DIT has now issued a call for evidence aimed at identifying which...
General
30/07/2018
Last Friday was the first ever Norfolk Day and it was great to see the business community of the county supporting this campaign in the UK’s heatwave. The day was an opportunity to shout about how great our county is from our innovative businesses to the fantastic landscapes. We were overwhelmed by...
Event
30/07/2018
During the UK’s heatwave 30 delegates joined us at Chambers Cocktail Company for an informal evening of networking.  Based in the heart of Norwich, along Wensum Street, Chambers Cocktail Company opened its doors back in March with beautifully-crafted cocktails, including old favourites and a few...
Export
30/07/2018
The European Commission has announced that it is planning to hold a major trade conference later this year. EU Trade Policy Day will take place in Brussels on 27 November 2018 under the banner title of In Defence of Fair and Open Trade — Rising to the Challenges, Tackling the Threats. While new...

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