Norfolk Business News

General
01/07/2013
Abellio train operator Greater Anglia has won a major rail industry award for its excellent service delivery during the Olympic and Paralympic Games.  The company received the Cross-Industry Partnership Award at the national Rail Innovation Awards for its impressive performance and customer service...
Policy
01/07/2013
Broadland District Council is now consulting on its 'preferred options' in terms of sites for future development across the district. The consultation will help the Council to produce a Site Allocations Development Plan Document (DPD) which will identify or ‘allocate’ areas of land for specific...
Policy
01/07/2013
A series of exhibitions is being launched on Monday 8 July to give local communities the chance to see and comment upon the latest refinements in Norfolk County Council's plans for the proposed Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR). The NDR features in the Government's 'Investing in Britain's...
Export
01/07/2013
Norfolk Chamber was delighted to welcome HRH Prince Michael of Kent, to our China Business Networking event which was kindly hosted by Anglia Farmers at their marquee at the Royal Norfolk Show.   The event was organised with Norfolk County Council and China-Britain Business Council, not only to...
General
01/07/2013
In an open letter to Mark Carney, who takes over as Bank of England Governor today (Monday), BCC Director General, John Longworth, urges him to do more to ensure a stable business environment, which will help to secure the UK’s future competitiveness. On behalf of the Chamber of Commerce Network,...
Policy
01/07/2013
Painfully slow broadband in the two villages has caused a group of frustrated residents to come together and ask how do we get better broadband now? Clearly disappointed that Dickleburgh & Rushall are not included in the first phase of the County Council’s Better Broadband for Norfolk project...
General
28/06/2013
Quarterly GDP in Q1 2013 rose by 0.3%, unrevised from the previous estimate Services continue to drive Britain’s modest recovery, with quarterly growth of 0.5% in Q1 Business investment rose 0.2% in Q1, better than in the earlier estimate Current account deficit rose to 3.6% of GDP in...
General
28/06/2013
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has announced the appointment of Nora Senior as its new President, succeeding Martyn Pellew who stands down after two years in post. Nora, who will be the business group’s first female President for ten years, was officially appointed at the BCC’s Annual...
Policy
21/06/2013
The latest Bank of England, East of England Agents’ summary of business conditions has shown that: The manufacturing output for both export and domestic markets has continued to grow slowly. The housing market has continued to strengthen Annual growth in retail sales moved forward at a...
Policy
21/06/2013
At a recent meeting of the Norwich Chamber Council, Karen O’Kane the Programme Director for Better Broadband for Norfolk and John Cullum, the Senior Deployment Manager for BT Openreach provided a progress report on upgrading broadband in Norfolk and highlighted the benefits to business. Facts about...

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