Norfolk Business News

Coronavirus
08/04/2020
An appeal has been launched to urge businesses and communities across Norfolk to help secure supplies of Personal Protective Equipment for workers in vital services. Councils and organisations across the county, including Norfolk Chambers, are backing the drive to ensure stocks of PPE are available...
Coronavirus
08/04/2020
Results from the second BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that most businesses have not yet successfully accessed the government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the grants for small businesses. Just 1% of firms had successfully accessed CBILS and 7% are...
General
07/04/2020
Norfolk Chambers recently surveyed the local business community to understand what challenges they were facing and the kind of support that the Chambers could offer them.  With well over 100 businesses responding from a cross-section of the community, the results highlighted that 77% of businesses...
Coronavirus
03/04/2020
Chancellor strengthens and extends support offer for business   Current loan scheme extended so more small businesses can benefit Lenders banned from requesting personal guarantees on loans under £250,000 New scheme announced to bolster support for larger firms not currently eligible for...
Coronavirus
02/04/2020
New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership have now added a jobs page onto their website.  The page compiles vacancies with organisations trying to recruit additional staff to continue to operate during the current Covid-19 situation across the East Anglia region. Vacancies include those at...
Coronavirus
02/04/2020
The funding from government to local authorities for business rates relief and small business grants is starting to filter through.  However the local authorities are taking slightly different approaches as to how the funding is being issued to the recipients.  Looking at their websites, we have...
Coronavirus
02/04/2020
Take a look at  guidance for UK businesses from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) which sets out the details and eligibility criteria for two funding schemes: the Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF); and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund (RHLGF) (...
Coronavirus
01/04/2020
Norfolk Chambers is supporting the Norfolk business community - keeping you up to date and working hard to get further clarity on the various business support options.  We will continue to listen to you and ensure that your voice is heard across both the region and nationally. Last week was...
Coronavirus
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...
Coronavirus
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....

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