Norfolk Business News

Policy
10/06/2013
At a recent meeting of the Chamber Planning & Development Group, members advised that there has been a small improvement in the development market.  Although some development projects were underway, the housing market showed more signs of improvement than the commercial property market....
Export
06/06/2013
Mike Strawson has received a prestigious honour, in recognition of more than half a century’s work promoting British exports. Mike, who has been working with the Norfolk Chamber for more than a decade, delivers the organisation’s highly successful training programmes covering all aspects of...
General
06/06/2013
Commenting on the new Small and Micro Business Assessment, which has been announced by Michael Fallon today (Thursday), Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “Smaller Norfolk companies often find it difficult to comply with regulations, compared with their larger counterparts who...
General
05/06/2013
The British Chambers of Commerce is today (Wednesday) publishing its submission for the government’s Spending Review, which will be announced later this month. Following extensive research into business’ priorities for the Spending Review, the business group is calling on the Chancellor to shift...
General
03/06/2013
Norwich North MP Chloe Smith visited Norse Commercial Services on Friday 31st May to talk to the team of apprentices about their experience of learning and aiming for a qualification whilst working. In January of this year, Chloe founded and launched the ‘Norwich For Jobs’ Campaign which is seeking...
General
03/06/2013
Norse Commercial Services has signed the latest partnership in its growing portfolio of highly successful local authority Joint Venture Companies (JVCs), forming Medway Norse with Medway Council. Medway Norse will start trading on the 1 June 2013, providing facilities management services that...
General
03/06/2013
British banks and building societies drew down £2.6bn in Q1 2013 from the Funding for Lending Scheme. Net lending to businesses decreased by £300m in Q1 2013 Commenting on the latest figures on the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS), Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “...
Policy
31/05/2013
A survey whose results could lead to a major investment for skills for the Suffolk and Norfolk economy has now been launched. Taking part in this survey is your opportunity to help inform and be part of the solution to the skills gaps/issues affecting businesses in Norfolk. The online survey...
General
31/05/2013
Businesses had identified that new infrastructure was needed to support the development of the Great Yarmouth area and in particularly linking the GY Enterprise Zone with the A143 and A12. It is therefore good news that the Government have recognised the potential of this area and awarded £4.7m ‘...
General
31/05/2013
Abellio train operator Greater Anglia has reported its best-ever period of punctuality with 95.7% of all trains on time for the four-week performance period from 28 April – 25 May 2013. Greater Anglia has consistently delivered improvements in train punctuality since taking over the franchise in...

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