Norfolk Business News

Export
16/07/2012
William Hague last week announced a review of the balance of the EU’s competences (the power to act in particular areas conferred on it by the EU Treaties). The review will look at the EU’s competences, how they are used, and what that means for Britain and our national interest.
General
16/07/2012
Make it in Great Britain is an exhibition on show at the Science Museum in London, celebrating the importance and success of British manufacturing. From food and drink to pharmaceuticals; from creative industries to construction, the exhibition will feature some of the most exciting Great British...
Export
16/07/2012
Despite the current economic crisis, the EU and its Member States have once again been confirmed as the largest providers of Aid for Trade in the world. In fact, the EU accounted for around a third of total worldwide Aid for Trade in 2010, maintaining the record amount registered the year before...
Export
16/07/2012
With the new President at odds with the military council and parliament being suspended by the country's Supreme Constitutional Court, outside observers could be forgiven for thinking that trade is low on Egypt's list of current concerns. However, the country clearly cannot afford its political...
Policy
16/07/2012
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) have published its latest report on regulation, which was featured exclusively in the Telegraph. For the second time, the BCC undertook an extensive study into the progress made by the government to improve the architecture through which new regulatory...
General
13/07/2012
The weather stayed dry and warm for the Chamber’s Summer Social held at Costessey Park Golf Club on July 12, allowing attendees to have a delicious BBQ, enjoy a glass of Pimms on the patio and make full use of the excellent golfing facilities. There were a number of different networking activities...
Export
12/07/2012
The EU has signed an ambitious and comprehensive Trade Agreement with Colombia and Peru. Once fully implemented, the agreement will open up market opportunities for a number of key export industries in the EU which will be able to benefit from the removal of tariffs. The Commission estimates that...
Policy
11/07/2012
The British Chamber of Commerce’s energy survey goes live today. The survey will help us better understand the impact of volatile energy costs, the measures businesses have taken to reduce their energy usage, and the relationship between businesses and their energy suppliers. It will also test the...
Policy
11/07/2012
Commenting on reports that the government’s consultation on aviation capacity will be delayed, Caroline Williams, CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, said: “The government has spent years working on a strategy for UK aviation, so reports that there will be yet more delays beggar belief. Businesses are...
General
11/07/2012
There has been a further significant development in the long-running saga of the interplay between an individual’s right to take annual leave and their need to take sickness absence. It is well established, as a result of a number of decisions by the European Court of Justice (ECJ), that an...

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