Norfolk Business News

Policy
22/11/2012
Norfolk County Council has recently published an infrastructure update which gives the latest news and progress on key infrastructure projects like the dualling of the A11, improvements to broadband and rail, details of the ‘Transport for Norwich’ strategy, an update on what is happening with the...
Policy
21/11/2012
The recent report from the Bank of England highlights that the UK economy has barely grown over the last 2 years, as it has laboured against the consequences of the financial crisis and its impact on global demand, a sharp squeeze in domestic spending power and a necessary fiscal consolidation.  To...
Export
20/11/2012
  Oil and gas developments in East Africa are creating new business development opportunities for SMEs. The Africa Business Centre is organising a five-day trade mission during March 2013, for UK based SMEs. It will provide a comprehensive introduction to oil and gas opportunities in Uganda and...
Policy
20/11/2012
At a recent West Norfolk Chamber Council meeting, a lively discussion was held on topics ranging from broadband and the regeneration of the town centre, to increasing Chamber engagement with the local business community. The members agreed that more effort should be made to highlight the positive...
Export
15/11/2012
OPPORTUNITIES IN INDIA Venue: Norfolk Chamber Office Date: Thursday 29 November 2012 Time: 3.00pm—5.00pm     Have you considered India as an export market for your business?    Join us for an in depth briefing, to learn more about a multi-sector delegation to Western India during January...
Policy
14/11/2012
Representatives from both Norwich City Council and Norfolk County Council attended a recent meeting of the Norwich Chamber Council to present the proposed improvements planned for St Stephens Street and the Chapelfield North Area and to listen to the comments from the members of the Norwich Chamber...
Policy
14/11/2012
The latest meeting of the Great Yarmouth Chamber Council, was chaired by the new President of Great Yarmouth Chamber Council, John Morse from Gardline, at which the members debated how best to ‘talk up’ Great Yarmouth.  It was agreed that more effort should be made to highlight the positive aspects...
General
13/11/2012
Commenting on Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg’s speech on flexible working and parental leave, Caroline Williams, Chief Executive at the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, said: "We support the concept of flexible working, but the proposals to extend the right to request to all workers could make it...
Policy
12/11/2012
Norfolk businesses attending the recent Chamber Bank of England lunch at Dunston Hall, Norwich highlighted that despite the tough economic climate, signs of improvement are showing in some sectors. Topics covered at the lunch included access to finance, for which a lively debate ensued on the best...
General
12/11/2012
Over 40 start up businesses have joined the Norfolk Chamber network since April. They are using its contacts, online communication channels and events to help grow their businesses. Hear what they have to say: “Chamber helped us to grow our business” Many young businesses have benefited from...

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