Norfolk Business News

Policy
22/03/2013
The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (NALEP) recently consulted members of the West Norfolk Chamber Council on the pre-consultation draft of their Plan for Growth. Having reviewed the Plan, the West Norfolk Chamber Council highlighted the following areas that they would like to see the NALEP...
General
20/03/2013
Commenting on the Chancellor’s Budget speech, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, said: “There is much for business to commend in the Chancellor's statement, from a wider remit for the Bank of England, to measures on fuel duty, home ownership, and employment. However, many in...
General
20/03/2013
  Do you agree with the identified top most burdensome EU laws? The 20.8 million European small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) create 85% of all new jobs in Europe, they employ 2/3 of the workforce in the EU and they contribute significantly to innovation and growth. Following the principle "...
General
19/03/2013
Commenting on the Government response to Lord Heseltine's Review, No Stone Unturned, John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: "Chambers of Commerce welcome the government's commitment to localise some funding and decision-making around transport and skills...
General
19/03/2013
Today’s decision to grant EDF Energy consent to construct a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point in Somerset represents a huge achievement. It follows three years of in-depth consultation with local communities and a year long examination by the UK Planning Inspectorate. The approval was met...
General
19/03/2013
Commenting on the announcement that planning permission for EDF's nuclear power plant in Hinkley Point, Somerset, has been approved, Dr Adam Marshall, Director of Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: "British business is clear that nuclear power is a vital ingredient in the UK's...
General
19/03/2013
Based at the Norwich Research Park, ABC Food Safety provides specialist training and consultancy services to local authorities and the food industry. About us ABC Food Safety was established in 2002 by Dr Andy Bowles and Sharon Bowles. Andy had previously been employed as a Quality Assurance...
Policy
18/03/2013
A recent meeting between the members of Great Yarmouth Chamber Council and Great Yarmouth Borough Cabinet, it was identified that there was a need for greater interaction between the schools and local businesses to ensure that comprehensive careers advice was available to the young people of Great...
Policy
18/03/2013
Broadland District Council have launched a consultation on how the Growth Triangle to the north east of Norwich should grow and develop over the next 15 years and beyond. Eventually, the plan will become part of the planning policies for Broadland.   They are looking for your views on different...
Policy
13/03/2013
The Norfolk Chamber of Commerce has today received acknowledgement of their support for the Greater Norwich City Deal Bid.  The letter from Greg Clark, HM Treasury, advised that Ministers were impressed with the potential of the Greater Norwich proposal to deliver local growth.

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