Norfolk Business News

Coronavirus
23/06/2020
Commenting on the Prime Minister’s announcement of further easing of Coronavirus restrictions from July 4 in England, including the reopening of culture, tourism and leisure venues as well as a relaxation of the two-metre rule, Nova Fairbank, Head of Policy for Norfolk Chambers said: “These steps...
Coronavirus
23/06/2020
In line with phased changes to the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, employers should review the updated employer guidance provided by The Pensions Regulator. The guidance includes information on how to treat furloughed workers who are returning to work part-time and what to do if an...
Coronavirus
22/06/2020
A new code provides support to shops and local firms planning their future recovery with their landlord. The UK government has extended measures to prevent struggling companies from eviction over the summer. A new code of practice has been developed with leaders from the retail, hospitality...
Coronavirus
19/06/2020
Leaders and businesses owners from across the tourism industry met online yesterday to talk about the role of digital technology in attracting visitors to our region. The Tourism + Tech Virtual Conference was originally planned as a face-to-face event but the coronavirus saw a move to an online...
Coronavirus
19/06/2020
Her Majesty The Queen has offered support to businesses as they reopen, and praised the contribution Chambers of Commerce across the UK and around the world are making to help firms, champion trade and rebuild communities, in a letter released today. Norfolk Chambers are one of fifty three...
Coronavirus
17/06/2020
People can have their say on temporary changes to some Norwich streets, to support safe shopping and travel around the city. Norfolk County Council and Norwich City Council have proposed a series of measures to ensure social distancing when walking, with any surplus space then available for street...
Policy
16/06/2020
Norwich City Council have released their latest economic barometer. The report highlighted: Locally Norwich food processing equipment manufacturer Fabcon Food Systems has won a six-figure contract to supply and install bespoke machinery for a seasoning and distribution line in Belgium. An...
Coronavirus
15/06/2020
From today, Monday 15 June, it is mandatory to wear face coverings on public transport in England (bus, coach, train, tram, ferry and aircrafts). This is to help reduce the risk of transmission when social distancing is not always possible. Under the new rules, operators will be able to prevent...
Coronavirus
15/06/2020
All non-essential retail shops (high street retailers, department stores, book shops, electronics retailers, tailors, auction houses, photography studios, indoor markets, and shops selling clothes, shoes and toys) can reopen in England from today, Monday 15 June, provided they follow guidelines to...
Coronavirus
15/06/2020
As more businesses begin to re-open their doors and look for new opportunities in the face of COVID-19 recovery we have highlighted several possible funding sources to support their future plans. BBC Children in Need Covid Next Steps Grant Programme  Grants up to £80,000 for organisations working...

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