Norfolk Business News

Export
05/04/2013
Do you know any entrepreneurs who would be interested in an opportunity to meet with other entrepreneurs from G20 countries? If so, read on! Your national Global Entrepreneurship Week host, Youth Business International, also co-represents the UK in the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance, alongside...
General
04/04/2013
The Budget Find out more about how this may have affected your business with HMRC Simpler Income Tax – Cash Basis and Simplified Expenses In the Budget statement on 20 March, the Government announced that two new measures - together called Simpler Income Tax – are being introduced to help small...
Export
03/04/2013
Read updates issued by the Export Control Organisation including details about imposition of arms embargoes, Open General Export Licence amendments or announcements about Control List changes. Notice to Exporters 2013/09 The ECO has reviewed its guidance regarding strategic export licence...
General
03/04/2013
RMP Site Engineering, based on Yarmouth Road in Norwich, was established in 2007 by Rob Pinchbeck. We are currently working throughout Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Essex and are rapidly expanding into the rest of the UK. RMP provides expert Site Engineering and Site Management services for...
General
02/04/2013
That’s the question Norfolk Chamber of Commerce is asking. Always committed to stimulating debate the Chamber is asking you if the Norfolk brand is a help or a hindrance when it comes to marketing. Famously, Aviva scrapped its 200 year old trading name of Norwich Union with the objective of growing...
Export
02/04/2013
The first £1.1 million business-led, pan-India network of British business centres has been announced, led by the UK–India Business Council and with support from India-based British business groups. The announcement came as Trade and Investment Minister Lord Green convened a conference of...
General
02/04/2013
BCC’s Quarterly Economic Survey for Q1 2013 shows progress on a national level, with almost all major balances improving compared with Q4 2012.  However Norfolk and the East of England results are not so optimistic, with the manufacturing balance in particular showing a dip in confidence....
Export
28/03/2013
Trade figures recently released by HM Revenue and Customs reveal that the East of England’s export to non-EU destinations is growing at the astonishing rate of 16.4% year on year. Non-EU exports now account for 43.8% cent of the region’s trade as opposed to 36.5% cent in 2011. The total value of...
Policy
26/03/2013
At a recent meeting between Henry Bellingham, MP for North West Norfolk and members of the West Norfolk Chamber Council, the topic of prompt payment was raised. Several members had examples of where they had been required to wait over 90, or even 120 days for payment from their clients, who were in...
Policy
25/03/2013
At a recent economic round robin discussion by Norwich Chamber Council members highlighted what was happening in their sectors. The feedback included the following: Arnold Keys advised that despite the recent inclement weather, Norfolk house builders were still reporting positive sales with lots of...

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