Norfolk Business News

Policy
16/09/2021
Calls are growing for the government to prioritise dualling the A47, as the chance for members of the public to have their say on the roads in Norfolk opens up for this year. Members of the public can let Highways England know how important dualling the A47 is by sharing their experiences of the...
General
13/09/2021
One of Norfolk’s founding and most influential business men, Sir Timothy Coleman died on 9 September 2021 at his home at Bixley Manor, near Norwich, at the age of 91. Paying tribute to Sir Timothy, Chris Sargisson, Chief Executive of Norfolk Chambers said: “Sir Timothy was a champion of Norfolk and...
Policy
07/09/2021
The Prime Minister has announced an increase to National Insurance contributions of 1.25% - taking effect in April 2022.  Today’s health and social care announcement effectively gives the NHS £36bn over the next three years “to fund the biggest catch-up programme in the NHS’s history, tackling the...
Brexit
07/09/2021
David Cowan, International Declarations Manager at Norfolk Chamber of commerce said: "We continue to assist our Norfolk businesses, guiding them through the processes involved with their imports and exports. Any easements are welcomed, as it buys us all more time to educate and upskill" William...
General
31/08/2021
A Notice of Motion has been submitted ahead of the full Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk meeting on 9 September asking the council to declare a Climate Emergency. The wording of the motion is: "This council has recognised the scientific and moral need to act decisively on ‘climate...
Brexit
31/08/2021
Connecting to Trade is the British Irish Chamber of Commerce's informative and interactive online series of events that promotes trade, investment and business opportunities between the regions of the UK and Ireland. In our third event of the series, we will highlight the great opportunities that...
Export
24/08/2021
Department for International Trade (DIT) have launched a new Q&A service for exporters: https://www.gov.uk/ask-export-support-team  There is also a new checking tool on GOV.UK to assist with how to import or export goods:  https://www.gov.uk/check-how-to-import-export   Intrastat Declarations...
Policy
24/08/2021
The Chambers Quarterly Economic Survey (QES), the UK’s largest independent business survey, is open from (Monday 23 August 2021) for three weeks. In the last quarter significantly more Norfolk firms reported improvements in domestic sales and business confidence but manufacturers advised that they...
Brexit
24/08/2021
ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXTENSION OF CE MARKING EASEMENT - BCC REACTION   William Bain, Head of Trade Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce,     “The British Chambers of Commerce has led business calls for an extension of at least a year on the easement for CE markings on imported industrial goods,...
General
23/08/2021
Digital connectivity, digital funding and innovations in LoRaWan connections across Norfolk are all part of Norfolk County Council’s strategy to make Norfolk the best-connected rural county in the UK. How can better digital connectivity help your business? This is the question that Norfolk County...

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