Norfolk Business News

General
30/03/2020
More information has been made available on the package of support for businesses that the government has put in place.  Further clarification on the Jobs Retention Scheme and some temporary changes to the insolvency rules that will help those firms experiencing difficulties. Jobs Retention Scheme...
General
27/03/2020
Norfolk Chambers are hearing from many businesses with lots questions about the new Jobs Retention Scheme and how is works.  Below is a guide of what we know so far, that will hopefully answer some of the questions.  But please be aware that there is more information to come from Government....
General
26/03/2020
Millions of self-employed individuals will receive direct cash grants though a UK-wide scheme to help them during the coronavirus outbreak, the Chancellor announced today. In the latest step to protect individuals and businesses, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has set out plans that will see the self-...
General
26/03/2020
HMRC’s tax helpline is changing HMRC has a set up a phone helpline to support businesses and self-employed people concerned about not being able to pay their tax due to coronavirus. The tax helpline number is changing. You can now call them on 08000 241222. Opening hours are from 8am to 4pm Monday...
General
26/03/2020
As the Coronavirus continues to impact the day-to-day operations of businesses across our region, Norfolk Chambers stand ready to support you. Working with the British Chambers of Commerce, we need to hear from you about how your business is coping. Given the rapid pace of developments, we now...
General
25/03/2020
Companies to receive a 3 month extension period to file accounts: Companies House have announced that businesses will be given an additional 3 months to file accounts to help companies avoid penalties as they deal with the impacts of COVID-19. Full guidance on applying for an extension can be found...
General
24/03/2020
Guidance has been issued on the closure of all retailers that sell non-essential goods and other non-essential premises, as part of further social distancing measures. A full list of the businesses and premises that must remain closed is available. Takeaway and delivery services may remain open and...
Export
24/03/2020
Qatar We have been advised that from today - 26th March 2020 - Qatar Embassy have suspended legalisation of documents.   The Arab British Chamber can still certify any documents that require legalisation.   Alternatively you can apply for an EU Certificate of Origin which is just certified by...
General
24/03/2020
Businesses must play their part to help limit the spread of Coronavirus. Commenting on the Prime Minister’s speech last night, Chris Sargisson, CEO of Norfolk Chambers Said: “As the UK goes into lockdown, ministers must be crystal-clear about which businesses can continue to operate, and those...
General
21/03/2020
On Friday evening, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak announced a wider package of support for businesses struggling with the impact of the Corona Virus.  Including support to pay employee wages, deferral of VAT and tax. Below is an outline of the support available, the eligibility criteria and how to...

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