Norfolk Business News

Policy
27/09/2012
Members of the Great Yarmouth Chamber Council met with Brandon Lewis, MP this week, to discuss issues affecting the local economy in Great Yarmouth.   A key prospect in this region is the offshore energy sector.  Businesses in Great Yarmouth and down the coast to Lowestoft have a fantastic...
Policy
26/09/2012
The attached PDF provides an update from the Highways Agency on the progress to the A11, Fiveways to Thetford improvements.  More information on the scheme can be found on the Highways Agency's website: www.highways.gov.uk/roads/projects/4248.aspx.  
Policy
26/09/2012
At a recent meeting of the West Norfolk Chamber Council the members were given updates from both the Leader and the Chief Executive of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council. Nick Daubney, Leader of the Council, advised the members of the latest information on the proposed incinerator...
Export
24/09/2012
The Export Control Organisation (ECO) is the UK's regulatory 'strategic' export licensing authority and forms part of the UK's Department for Business. Recent Notices that they have issued to all Exporters, can be found below: Notice 2012/41 A new cross-government website known as GOV.UK will be...
General
24/09/2012
Six in ten businesses (59%) tell BCC that they would feel more confident in securing finance if Britain had a government-backed business bank or finance agency Announcement of £1bn funding by Vince Cable an important step in journey toward a fully-fledged British Business Bank Significant...
General
24/09/2012
- Public sector net borrowing was £14.4bn in August 2012, equal to the net borrowing in August 2011 Commenting on the public sector finance figures for August 2012, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The deficit in August was slightly smaller than the...
General
24/09/2012
The vouchers worth £5,000 would be offered to businesses, and allow them to access advice to help them grow. Advice would focus on issues such as exporting, HR, access to finance, marketing, and help with the planning system. The scheme would generate activity in the domestic business services...
Policy
21/09/2012
Commenting on yesterday’s announcement on the independent scrutiny of regulations affecting challenger businesses by Business and Enterprise Minister Michael Fallon, Caroline Williams, CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “Ensuring that innovative, growing businesses are not hampered by burdensome...
Policy
20/09/2012
The Bank of England Agents’ summary for September highlighted that spending on consumer goods and services continued to grow at a gradual pace, however promotions and sales remained essential to support demand, with households still focused on finding value for money.  Export growth continued to...
Policy
20/09/2012
The economic round table discussion, at a recent meeting of the Norwich Chamber Council, highlighted that business are still finding it tough, with many business playing safe and being cautious.  However there are some signs of improvement.  Broom Boats advised that they have orders for two new...

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