Norfolk Business News

Brexit
15/06/2020
Commenting on the ongoing negotiations between the UK and the EU, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said: “Businesses need the two sides to knuckle down and agree a deal. Otherwise companies will have to spend cash they don’t have preparing for a ‘no deal’ scenario yet again, just as they try...
Coronavirus
15/06/2020
Norfolk County Council’s Public Health team has produced a toolkit for supporting businesses to engage with staff and customers, as they begin to re-open and to ensure a safer and healthier environment for their staff.  This toolkit is not intended to replace or supersede other guidance; it is...
Coronavirus
12/06/2020
The Government have provided  funding to help support some of the businesses and charities that did not qualify under the Small Business Grant Fund and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund. Government have requested that Local Authorities prioritise certain types of businesses and...
Coronavirus
12/06/2020
The Department of Work and Pensions have launched a new campaign around Universal Credit and COVID-19. A new website has been launched to provide clear, factual information on employment and benefits support with advice on housing, furlough, sick pay and self-employment, alongside advice and FAQs...
Coronavirus
12/06/2020
The UK government and HM Treasury have announced that people on paternity and maternity leave who return to work in the coming months will be eligible for the furlough scheme, despite the 10 June cut-off date. The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) has been extended until October, with new...
Policy
12/06/2020
Commenting on GDP statistics for April 2020, published today (12 June) by the ONS, BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru said: “With a monthly fall in UK GDP over thirty times the average month on month decline during the global financial crisis, the economic impact of Coronavirus has been put into...
Coronavirus
10/06/2020
A database for sharing offers of PPE and return to work equipment has been launched by New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership to support the reopening of businesses A simplified directory was set up in March and this has played a key role in the supply of PPE to frontline workers in the health and...
Export
09/06/2020
The British Chambers of Commerce is delighted to be a ‘Supporting Organisation’ of the China-Britain Business Council UK-China Business Week 2020, which will take place online from 15th - 19th June. Our colleagues in China, the collective British Chambers of Commerce in China are a key partner for...
Coronavirus
09/06/2020
We are running a series of FREE webinars with the help and expertise of our members, do you have knowledge you would like to impart and think would be useful for businesses during this period. The webinars will be 30 - 60 minutes long and will focus on key topics or subjects relevant to businesses...
Coronavirus
08/06/2020
“The Government must ensure its engagement with business over the coronavirus recovery is not just a “box-ticking exercise.” That’s the message from Norfolk Chambers of Commerce as business secretary Alok Sharma prepares to launch five new business-focused groups as part of the plans to kickstart...

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