Norfolk Business News

General
05/09/2012
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published the report of an independent review of apprenticeships and their accessibility to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by business owner and social entrepreneur Jason Holt. The Education and Business Secretaries...
Policy
04/09/2012
The economic round robin debate at the Norfolk Chamber Planning & Development Group meeting last night highlighted that the development, planning and construction sectors are quiet at present.  The Group are looking at ways to boost growth in Norfolk and want to build upon the success of their...
General
04/09/2012
Norfolk’s construction industry and community-led building projects are set to get a huge boost thanks to a new £3.5million fund from Norfolk County Council announced today (Monday 3 September). Local community led organisations will be able to apply for a share of the new investment fund created...
General
03/09/2012
Increasing the amount of UK international trade is a key target for the UK Government and the Norfolk Chamber has been working hard to support companies seeking to break into new markets. To underline that support, Norfolk Chamber will host an International trade show, ‘The Global Marketplace’,...
Policy
03/09/2012
Notice is hereby given that the 116th Annual General Meeting of the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce & Industry will be held at the Dunston Hall Hotel, Ipswich Road, Norwich on Friday 5th October 2012, with registration at 9.30am for commencement of the meeting at 9.45am, for the purpose of...
Policy
31/08/2012
Business group downgrades 2012 growth forecast from +0.1% to -0.4% Growth forecast for 2013 is revised down from 1.9% to 1.2% Headwinds from slowing global economy, crisis in the eurozone, and domestic austerity measures complicating UK recovery prospects Continued reports of growth by...
General
30/08/2012
One trillion pounds by 2020 – that is the chancellor's target for the value of the UK's exports – and if he’s right the opportunities for businesses to cash in on this figure are huge. One businessman who knows the benefits of trading internationally is Tony Stevens, who owns Tower Scaffolding...
General
29/08/2012
Commenting on the Holt Review into apprenticeships, which has been published today (Wednesday), Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber, said: “Norfolk employers will expect swift implementation of the practical recommendations contained in the Holt Review. Apprenticeships offer a valuable route for...
General
24/08/2012
Commenting after the release of the GCSE grades for 2012, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber said: “We congratulate all Norfolk GCSE students today who are reaping the rewards of their hard work . Nationally, the number of pupils achieving top grades has fallen for the first time since the exam...
General
24/08/2012
Commenting on the Montague Report on housing, published today, Jonathan Cage, Managing Director, Create Consulting Engineers Ltd and Chair of the Norfolk Chamber Planning group said: “The housing market has had little or no government support since the start of the recession unlike other industries...

Pages