Norfolk Business News

General
15/05/2013
Commenting on the Bank of England’s Quarterly Inflation Report, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “While we have always felt that the earlier gloom over the UK economy has been exaggerated, the positive trends outlined within Governor King’s final Inflation Report appear to be...
General
15/05/2013
Best isn’t always Big! Norfolk Chamber of Commerce is proud to be sponsoring The Small Business of the Year category at this year’s EDP Business Awards. The competition launched on Wednesday 15 May and businesses have until 3rd August 2013 to submit their entries. The EDP Business Award profiles...
General
14/05/2013
UK trade deficit in goods and services was £3.1bn in March, down from £3.4bn in February Value of UK exports rose by 3.5% between February and March, while imports rose by 2.6% in the same period Commenting on the UK trade figures for March 2013, published today by the ONS, David Kern,...
Policy
13/05/2013
The UK economy grew in Quarter 1, but outlook remains weak.  The service sector continues to drive growth as construction and manufacturing weaken and as the deficit reduction continues to bite, the UK jobs market may be running out of steam.  For full details, see the attached.
General
13/05/2013
Today the Accredited Chamber Network is launching its national Brand Campaign to showcase the value in being a member of an Accredited Chamber of Commerce. In an online video, Chamber members from across the UK talk about the ways in which their local Chambers have helped to support the success of...
General
13/05/2013
Commenting on the report by Lord Young – ‘Growing Your Business’ – published today (Monday), Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “Lord Young is right to place emphasis on the growth of smaller firms, who unlike some of the UK’s larger companies, need support and encouragement...
Policy
13/05/2013
Commenting on the report by Lord Young – ‘Growing Your Business’ – published today (Monday), Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “Lord Young is right to place emphasis on the growth of smaller firms, who unlike some of the UK’s larger companies, need support and encouragement...
General
10/05/2013
Following an extensive inquiry into aviation, to which the BCC and some Chambers gave evidence, the House of Commons Transport Select Committee has called for Heathrow Airport to be expanded. The Committee rejected calls for a new hub airport east of London and made a number of recommendations that...
Policy
08/05/2013
Caroline Williams, Chief Executive, Norfolk Chamber of Commerce commented: “Norfolk businesses will welcome the limited package of legislation announced in the Queen’s Speech and Ministers are right to focus on measures that can help boost growth, and seem to have gotten the message that when it...
General
03/05/2013
Abellio train operator Greater Anglia has reported a further improvement in train punctuality for the most recent four-week period ended 27 April 2013, with a public performance measure (PPM) result of 94.1%. This continued and improving performance (in the previous period for March 2013...

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