Norfolk Business News

Policy
03/05/2013
In February, a Chamber led, joint Norfolk/Suffolk delegation went to see the Energy Minister in Westminster.  Among the topics raised with him, was the alignment of the six UK COREs (Centre of Renewable Engineering), of which Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft is one.  At present four of the six COREs...
Policy
03/05/2013
Exports index rises 0.95% in Q1 2013 – but falls 1.5% on Q1 2012 Confidence among exporters remains high, but is slightly down on the previous quarter SMEs experience uplift in their export orders, compared to businesses of other sizes Businesses more likely to take on new staff than...
Policy
25/04/2013
GDP growth in Q1 2013: +0.3% on the quarter, +0.7% year on year Services growth: +0.6% on the quarter, +1.5% on the year Manufacturing growth: -0.3% on the quarter, -2.1% on the year Commenting on the preliminary GDP figures for Q1 2013, published today by the ONS, Caroline Williams, CEO...
General
24/04/2013
Take on an 18 to 24 year-old who has been claiming benefits for at least six months through Jobcentre Plus and employers can get financial help of up to £2,275, which covers the cost of a year’s national insurance contributions. How does the wage incentive scheme work? The wage incentive is...
Export
23/04/2013
We have today received a CV (see attached) from Norwich City Council, for a candidate from our french twin city of Rouen, who is looking for a short-term work placement. He is looking for a technician internship in the computing field, within the engineering sector. If you have a possible gap and...
Export
22/04/2013
The UK is one of Europe’s largest investors in China, and among the largest destinations in Europe for China’s outward investment. As of 2014, China is the world’s second-largest economy. Between 2007 and 2011, China’s economic growth rate was equivalent to all of the G7 countries’ growth combined...
General
18/04/2013
Funding awards of over £50,000 are available for projects lasting up to two years. The Coastal Communities Fund (CCF) will encourage the economic development of UK coastal communities by giving them funding to create sustainable economic growth and jobs. The government has committed £27.8 million...
Export
18/04/2013
The British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium is preparing for this years Golden Bridge Export Awards and are looking for new applicants. This is the second edition of the annual awards presented to the most successful UK companies exporting to or doing business in Belgium. The Awards encourage export...
General
17/04/2013
Hallo. I’m Robert Walster of KDM Video Ltd I’m pleased to be able to communicate with the Chamber members and others via this press release. So, what do we do?  We are a B2B company and our service is to boost your lead generation for your website. We do this by very special video marketing. This...
General
16/04/2013
We are delighted to announce that Norse has become a Patron the Norfolk Chamber. One of the UK’s most dynamic and fast-growing Facilities Management services providers, Norse has the financial strength so vital in times of economic pressure. With a strong balance sheet, industry-leading business...

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