Norfolk Business News

Policy
19/07/2012
The Great Yarmouth Chamber Council meeting was recently held at the E-Tech Group’s office.  The economic round robin highlighted that whilst Great Yarmouth businesses were doing reasonably well, the economic climate was still tough.  A recent British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Quarterly Economic...
Policy
18/07/2012
In the three months to May 2012 unemployment nationally fell by 65,000, compared with the previous quarter, while employment rose by 181,000 National youth unemployment fell by 10,000 but remains above one million. The number of people unemployed for over two years rose by 18,000, to its...
Policy
18/07/2012
The Bank of England Agents' summary for July 2012 was issued today, outlining that there had been a slowing in the annual growth rate of consumer demand and that confidence had dipped due to worries about the economic outlook.  To read the full report click here.
Policy
18/07/2012
“It is encouraging that two MPC members voted against the £50bn increase in QE”, says David Kern Commenting on the MPC minutes published today by the Bank of England, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “While most commentators expected the recent...
Policy
18/07/2012
“What’s clear is that these announcements are long overdue. Business expects speedy action, rather than yet more unfulfilled promises.” Commenting on the announcement of new guarantee schemes to kick-start infrastructure projects and support exports, Caroline Williams, CEO Norfolk Chamber of...
General
18/07/2012
Louis Hilldrup-Boorman has been appointed as Events Assistant Apprentice by the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce. Louis is studying for a level 3 NVQ and BTEC diploma in Marketing and is hoping to gain the work-based qualifications after an 18-month stint as part of the Chamber team. Commenting on his...
General
18/07/2012
Annual CPI inflation down from 2.8% in May to 2.4% in June Annual RPI inflation down from 3.1% in May to 2.8% in June The biggest downward pressures on prices came from clothing and footwear Commenting on the inflation figures for June 2012 published today by the ONS, David Kern, Chief...
General
18/07/2012
Do you want to play a key role in developing local hospital services? If you have the passion and a good track record in business or finance, then The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn wants to hear from you. The hospital Trust Board has launched a search for a new Non Executive Director. The...
General
17/07/2012
Channel 4 is looking for businesses to take part in a new series aimed at helping small, independent, consumer-facing businesses improve profits and build a stronger customer base. Do you run an independent consumer-facing business that is struggling to survive or expand? Channel 4 are keen to...
Export
17/07/2012
CCI administers ProjectConnect, an online system designed to provide direct web-based communication between buyers and suppliers. The ProjectConnect website lists procurement opportunities for major Western Australian projects. For further information contact Chris Pretorius, chris.pretorius@cciwa....

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