Norfolk Business News

Brexit
07/08/2020
Responding to today's announcements of £200m for a new Trader Support Service the BCC’s Director of Trade Facilitation Liam Smyth said: “Whilst the funding announcement for the Trader Support Service is welcome, we need to remember that the GB/NI Border model impacts businesses on both sides of the...
Coronavirus
05/08/2020
Norfolk County Council Public Health team have released new coronavirus communications toolkits to help support local businesses with reopening and controlling the virus. The latest information and advice helps businesses understand and use the NHS Test and Trace to play their part in controlling...
Coronavirus
05/08/2020
Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Tracker reveal that businesses are still facing significant cashflow challenges with the schemes announced in the Summer Statement failing to provide support at the scale needed to protect jobs after the furlough scheme winds down:  More than...
Coronavirus
03/08/2020
In a major investment to support one of Norfolk’s key industries, Council and business Leaders have agreed to fund a £2.225m Tourism Sector Support Package from the Norfolk Strategic Fund. The project, led by Norfolk County Council in partnership with all seven district councils and Visit East of...
Coronavirus
31/07/2020
The further easing of coronavirus restrictions in England - due to come in this weekend - has been postponed for at least two weeks, amid concerns over an increase in coronavirus cases. Casinos and bowling alleys will remain shut, with Boris Johnson saying it was time to "squeeze the brake pedal...
Brexit
30/07/2020
By Liam Smyth, ChamberCustoms @chambercustoms www.chambercustoms.co.uk The UK left the European Union on 31st January 2020, and the transition period comes to an end in December this year. It is vital that businesses take action now to get ready for a new border operating environment from 1st...
Policy
29/07/2020
Norfolk County Council have released their latest economic report for January 2020 to June 2020. The report highlighted: Employment levels in Norfolk has increased by 2.1% from the same time last year, with Norfolk performing better than the national level (77.5% against 75.8%). The business...
Coronavirus
27/07/2020
“Abrupt changes to quarantine measures will be yet another hammer blow for the fragile travel and tourism industries, both here in the UK and overseas. “Firms will now have to manage the effects of this unexpected change as returning staff have to quarantine upon their return to the UK. Support...
Coronavirus
27/07/2020
We are running a series of FREE virtual events with the help and expertise of our members, do you have the knowledge you would like to impart and think would be useful for businesses during this period. The virtual events will be 30 - 90 minutes long and will focus on key topics or subjects...
Policy
27/07/2020
Norfolk County Council has today (Monday 27 July) launched a public consultation which asks for people’s views on how it could best support people to walk, cycle and use public transport in the area to the west of Norwich. The consultation is part of the council’s Norwich Western Link project,...

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