Norfolk Business News

General
30/08/2012
One trillion pounds by 2020 – that is the chancellor's target for the value of the UK's exports – and if he’s right the opportunities for businesses to cash in on this figure are huge. One businessman who knows the benefits of trading internationally is Tony Stevens, who owns Tower Scaffolding...
General
29/08/2012
Commenting on the Holt Review into apprenticeships, which has been published today (Wednesday), Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber, said: “Norfolk employers will expect swift implementation of the practical recommendations contained in the Holt Review. Apprenticeships offer a valuable route for...
General
24/08/2012
Commenting after the release of the GCSE grades for 2012, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber said: “We congratulate all Norfolk GCSE students today who are reaping the rewards of their hard work . Nationally, the number of pupils achieving top grades has fallen for the first time since the exam...
General
24/08/2012
Commenting on the Montague Report on housing, published today, Jonathan Cage, Managing Director, Create Consulting Engineers Ltd and Chair of the Norfolk Chamber Planning group said: “The housing market has had little or no government support since the start of the recession unlike other industries...
General
17/08/2012
The Norfolk Chambers fashion based business networking event, Look the Business, was a resounding success with delegates enjoying the combination of fashion, networking and the story of John Lewis’ s business success. Starting with an insightful presentation from Selling Operations Manager of John...
General
16/08/2012
July 2012 retail sales volume up 0.3% on the month, up 2.8% on the year Annual high street inflation slowed to 0.2% in June, the lowest since 2009 Commenting on the retails sales figures for July 2012, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “UK Retail sales made modest but...
General
16/08/2012
Commenting after the release of A-level grades for 2012, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said, said: “We offer our congratulations to Norfolk students who have achieved their goals at A-level. “Business will welcome the fact that the constant grade inflation seen in previous years...
Export
16/08/2012
We have been informed by the Egyptian-British Chamber of Commerces that their certification charges for documents, have increased slightly with effect from 1st August 2012. The new total costs for documents, including Vat, are now:   Certificate of Origin (Original) - Members: £130.10, Non-Members...
Export
14/08/2012
The International Trade Team at Norfolk Chamber is delighted to offer a new Training Service from January 2013. Through our linkage with the British Chambers of Commerce, 6 x Level 2 (VQ Terminology) courses have been identified, which form an export curriculum that provides invaluable basic skills...
Export
14/08/2012
A new version of the Export Control Organisation's current Training Bulletin is now available. The Bulletin includes details of all forthcoming ECO seminars and workshops taking place from September to December 2012 (along with an attached course booking form at the bottom of the bulletin). Courses...

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