Norfolk Business News

Policy
22/01/2020
Norfolk Chambers and our members are endorsing the calls from Norfolk County Council and other key stakeholder for improvements to the rate of progress for the A47 upgrades. Highways England should be held to account for the “agonisingly slow” progress on its A47 improvements in Norfolk, the county...
Policy
22/01/2020
Commenting on the ONS labour market figures for January 2020, published, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The jobs market remains strong in the face of a challenging economic backdrop, with firms continuing to hire in large numbers. “However, falling...
General
21/01/2020
On a series of dates in March 2020, the Norwich Opportunity Area and City Academy Norwich are launching a Growth Sector Competition with year 8 students.  Working in groups they are being challenged to research New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership’s growth areas; then create a poster; and...
General
21/01/2020
On Wednesday 25 March, the Norwich Opportunity Area and its partners will deliver a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style careers event, where 100 specially chosen Year 12 students in Norwich will be tackling a ‘real-life’ business problem. But to ensure that this is a huge success we need support from the local...
Event
20/01/2020
Returning on Friday 7 February, 1pm – 4pm at OPEN Norwich, The Big Debate brings together local MPs and business leaders to influence change and give voice to Norfolk businesses.  Following on from a successful event in 2019, 2020’s event will be split into four debates looking at topics Norfolk...
General
20/01/2020
We have a great opportunity for one of our members to be featured as part of the national British Chambers  promotion for their Quarterly Recruitment Outlook (QRO). The QRO is published each quarter and we would like to ensure that a Norfolk business is featured as part of the case studies.  The...
General
13/01/2020
LV Shipping & Transport has become the first Strategic Partner of Norfolk Chambers of Commerce, this partnership aims to give businesses an enhanced profile and promotion. Since starting operations in 1921, LV Shipping & Transport has grown into a company that offers logistics solutions...
Event
10/01/2020
Oh, yes we did! We had our third backstage tour with our Theatre Royal friend Jason Raper this morning, and it was magically fantastic! From the sombre and minimalist set of Girl on the Train, to the quirky and fantabulous fun of Matilda, today we had the festive craziness of this year’s Pantomime...
General
10/01/2020
From the 9th January 2020, the ESFA is expanding access to the apprenticeship service to employers who are not one of the existing 22,000 levy-payers using the service already. This will be of enormous benefit to SMEs connecting with apprenticeships across England. Non-levy payers will now have...
Event
06/01/2020
The Norfolk Chambers of Commerce, Department of Work and Pensions and Thetford Town Council are working in collaboration to host this year’s job fair at the Carnegie on Wednesday the 11th of March, 09:00 - 13:00. The event has been setup to bring employers face to face with jobseekers whilst giving...

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