Norfolk Business News

General
20/03/2020
Greater Anglia have announced that they will be introducing a reduced timetable from Monday 23 March, as everyone across Greater Anglia works flat out to provide transport for people delivering essential services. With the coronavirus situation, customer demand has reduced, whilst staff...
General
20/03/2020
As schools are set to close their doors today (Friday 20 March) as part of coronavirus measures, the government has now published its list of ‘key workers’ whose children will be prioritised for education provision. The Department of Education’s list of key workers includes jobs within health and...
Policy
19/03/2020
Commenting on the decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee to cut interest rates to 0.1%, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The decision to cut interest rates to their lowest ever levels and restart quantitative easing reflects an...
Export
19/03/2020
As the overall Corona Virus (COVID-19) situation, escalates, Norfolk Chambers is trying to ensure the International Documentation Team can continue to provide you with a good level of service.  We have put a contingency plan in place, which will minimise disruption, but will involve some changes to...
General
18/03/2020
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak presents a significant challenge to businesses around the globe. Norfolk businesses who have been affected, or feel they are likely to be affected by Coronavirus, are urged to seek advice and the Government has supplied a series of resources to inform employers...
Policy
18/03/2020
Responding to the package of government announcements to help businesses affected by Coronavirus, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said:    “Businesses will welcome the scale of the Government's latest response, as well as the specific support it is offering to some of the worst-affected parts...
General
17/03/2020
We are aware that the impact of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 virus is likely to be a cause of serious concern to you, from both a business and a personal perspective.   The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson held his first live COVID-19 Update on Monday afternoon and has said the following: Now is the time...
General
16/03/2020
We are aware that the impact of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 virus is likely to be a cause of concern to you, from both a business and a personal perspective.    The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has just held his first live COVID-19 Update and has said the following: Now is the time for everyone to...
General
16/03/2020
All businesses will be aware that the impact of Corona Virus (COVID-19) is escalating and as such, the business community needs to respond in the appropriate way, especially in view of the Prime Ministers recent update on Monday evening, advising those who can work from home to do so and to...
Policy
16/03/2020
UK economic growth is expected to slow sharply in 2020 amid disruption caused by the impact of Coronavirus, according to the latest economic forecast by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).  The leading business group has downgraded its UK GDP growth expectations for 2020 to 0.8%, from our...

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