Norfolk Business News

Policy
04/02/2019
Local businesses joined Norfolk Chamber Great Yarmouth Borough Council and New Anglia LEP to consider the potential impact of Brexit and discuss what our region could look like post-Brexit. Mike Spicer, the Policy Director for the British Chambers of Commerce provided an update on Brexit and also...
Event
04/02/2019
On the very cold morning of February 1st we hosted the first 2019 breakfast in King’s Lynn. We greeted many local businesses at Knights Hill Hotel for a morning of networking and an inspirational talk delivered by the very unique Richard Finney, owner of Captain Fawcett. He not only captured the...
Policy
30/01/2019
Commenting on the latest votes in Parliament on Brexit, Chris Sargisson, CEO of Norfolk Chamber said: “Another day lost while the clock is ticking. Government and parliament are still going round in circles when businesses and the public urgently need answers. “The real-world result of Westminster’...
Policy
28/01/2019
Chamber members had the opportunity to highlight and discuss the challenges facing the local business community with Clive Lewis, MP for Norwich South on Friday 25 January. Brexit was the main topic of discussion and the business community’s need for certainty and clarity were clearly highlighted...
Event
25/01/2019
We took over Hollywood Bowl on 24 January with over 120 attendees on the lanes for our annual Super Bowl event. After a drink at the bar and some networking among the teams, we made our way onto the lanes ready to compete for the title of ‘Super Bowl Champion’. There were both company teams and...
General
23/01/2019
With the shortlist released recently, these awards are now in their second year and growing too. It’s great to see such a diversity of businesses selected, showcasing their boundless skills, and supporting these fresh awards too.  The North Norfolk Business Awards are a chance to celebrate some of...
Policy
22/01/2019
Commenting on the labour market figures for January 2019, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:  “The marked increase in employment is further evidence that the jobs market remains a major positive for the UK economy. Although...
General
18/01/2019
An exciting new transport initiative for Breckland from Kickstart Norfolk in partnership with the Department of Work & Pensions, Breckland Council and New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The Need - At present, there are many hard to reach, unemployed individuals residing across the...
Policy
16/01/2019
Responding to the Parliamentary defeat of the Meaningful Vote on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, Chris Sargisson, Chief Executive of Norfolk Chamber, said: “There are no more words to describe the frustration, impatience, and growing anger amongst Norfolk business after...
Policy
15/01/2019
Quarter 3: Oct – Dec 2018 Norfolk County Council have released their latest economic intelligence report. The report headlines are: Our strong labour market in Norfolk is performing above the national average at 75.2% locally and 75% nationally 29.9% of Norfolk’s working age population are...

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