Norfolk Business News

Export
10/08/2012
Businesses have until 28 September to enter the competition for 2013. The Queen's Awards for Enterprise are highly prestigious awards for outstanding achievement by UK businesses in the categories of Innovation, International Trade and Sustainable Development. The Queen's Award for Enterprise...
Export
10/08/2012
The Tour de France victory by Bradley Wiggins may have lifted spirits but, according to the fifth DHL/BCC Trade Confidence Index, that looks like the only encouragement exporters will get from the continent in the near future. Produced by the leading logistics company and the British Chambers of...
Export
10/08/2012
Recent estimates suggest that deepening relationships between the EU and its key trading partners could contribute significantly to Europe's recovery. If the EU pursues its ambitious external trade agenda this could boost the EU's GDP by 2%, or more than €250 billion, MEPs were told recently. This...
Export
10/08/2012
A third of UK SMEs think that the British pound will be replaced in the next 20 years and almost half (41%) of the small business owners surveyed believe that the Euro-zone will cease to exist in its current form. The research, carried out by currency specialist Moneycorp, found Greece topping the...
Export
10/08/2012
A UK State aid scheme that aims to reduce the cost of finance for businesses with turnover of up to €300 million is to be allowed to run for a further six months, the European Commission has confirmed. Earlier this year it decided that the National Loan Guarantee Scheme was in line with the EU's...
Export
10/08/2012
Senior Government Ministers have met leading UK and Chinese industrialists at a global business summit in London, timed to take advantage of the Olympic Games and aimed at fostering trade ties with China, the world’s second largest economy. The China Entrepreneur Club, which groups the leaders of...
Export
10/08/2012
At the beginning of May, the EU and USA formally agreed to recognise each other’s certified trusted traders, which should make life easier and cheaper for many transatlantic traders. Introduction The agreement will result in lower costs, simplified procedures and greater predictability in...
General
09/08/2012
Join the Norfolk Chamber at the Festival of Social Enterprise and see how to grow your Charity or Social enterprise. Of the many emerging sectors in UK business, Social Enterprise is one sector that is growing not just in Norfolk but also right across the UK. We know that government funding and...
Export
09/08/2012
UK trade deficit in goods and services was £4.3bn in June, compared with a deficit of £2.7bn in May Commenting on the trade figures for June, published today by the ONS, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “It is disappointing to see such a large trade...
Export
08/08/2012
Following the historic Aung San Suu Kyi visit to the UK and Europe, the suspension of sanctions by the EU and the easing of sanctions by the US it is clear that Burma/Myanmar is re-entering the international business community. High-profile investor Jim Rogers recently said that Myanmar/Burma was "...

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