Norfolk Business News

Coronavirus
24/11/2020
Providing an initial response to the Prime Minister’s plan for Coronavirus restrictions after the second lockdown ends in England, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said: “It is helpful that the Prime Minister has heeded our call to give businesses at least a week’s notice of the rule changes that...
General
24/11/2020
AA patrols will continue to help key workers and those who need to travel during lockdown, but many vehicle owners will be preparing for another month off the road, this time in colder conditions.  Ben Sheridan, AA Patrol of the Year, gives his top tips on maintaining your vehicles through lockdown...
Coronavirus
19/11/2020
British Chambers of Commerce calls for evidence and clarity for businesses as government mulls post-December 2nd Coronavirus restrictions in England The British Chambers of Commerce has called on the UK government to publish its approach to national Coronavirus restrictions in England without delay...
Policy
19/11/2020
Commenting on the government’s net zero plan to tackle climate change, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said: “As business communities restart and rebuild after the pandemic, Chambers are clear that the transition to net zero must be measurable, credible and fair.  “The Prime Minister’s ...
General
16/11/2020
The Kickstart Scheme is aimed at 16 to 24 year olds who may find it more challenging to access the world of work.  The scheme provides 6 month placements, at 25 hours per week at minimum wage – although the employer can offer more hours and cover the additional cost.  The total grant available from...
Brexit
12/11/2020
Following the Chambers’ Countdown to Change 75 days webinar on 16 October, the UK Cabinet Office has shared responses to the questions posed during the session with the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office. For more information on how...
Brexit
12/11/2020
With only a few weeks to go until the United Kingdom transitions out of the EU, time is of the essence for businesses to prepare. The government has put in place new rules that organisations must adhere to on 01January 2021. This year has already been an incredible challenge for the majority of...
Policy
10/11/2020
The Quarterly Economic Survey is significant piece of economic data, used by many organisations and the country’s decision makers to help shape economic policies for the UK. The Bank of England recently worked on the latest round of Quantitative Easing and they used data supplied by the Chambers...
Policy
10/11/2020
Commenting on the ONS labour market statistics for November, published today, BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru said: “The rise in the unemployment rate and redundancies is further evidence that the damage being done to the UK jobs market by the Coronavirus pandemic is intensifying. “While there...
Brexit
06/11/2020
With Coronavirus restrictions come in place, many businesses could be forgiven for taking their eyes off the ‘Brexit ball’.  However, the number of days left to prepare for Brexit are rapidly dwindling and business needs to take action now. At present businesses have free movement of their goods...

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