Norfolk Business News

Policy
27/07/2020
Norfolk County Council has today (Monday 27 July) launched a public consultation which asks for people’s views on how it could best support people to walk, cycle and use public transport in the area to the west of Norwich. The consultation is part of the council’s Norwich Western Link project,...
Coronavirus
24/07/2020
From today (24 July 2020) in England, you must by law wear a face covering in shops, supermarkets, indoor shopping centres, banks, building societies and post offices. The UK Government have released full guidance on face coverings, including; where you must wear them, where you do not have to wear...
Coronavirus
21/07/2020
Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker in partnership with job site Indeed reveal that businesses are operating at half of their pre-Covid 19 capacity on average, despite lockdown measures easing. More than half cited reduced demand and possible future lockdowns as major...
Coronavirus
17/07/2020
Commenting on the Prime Minister’s speech today (17 July), setting out the next steps in England’s Coronavirus response, Nova Fairbank, Head of Policy for Norfolk Chambers said: On new guidance for returning to the workplace: “Companies, in discussion with their employees, will decide how and when...
Brexit
16/07/2020
The UK Internal Market White Paper sets out policy options to protect the flow of goods and services across the UK borders between England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales after the end of transition period. Commenting on the government’s launch of the white paper and associated consultation,...
Coronavirus
16/07/2020
Results from the BCC’s Quarterly Recruitment Outlook, in partnership with Totaljobs, reveal the impact Coronavirus has had on the jobs market, with the two organisations calling for further action from government to protect businesses and jobs. 29% of businesses expect to decrease the size of...
Brexit
14/07/2020
Commenting on the government’s new proposed processes for moving goods from the UK to the EU from January 1st 2021, published today, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said: “With full border controls in place at all ports from January 1st next year, regardless of any deal that is agreed with...
Coronavirus
14/07/2020
Commenting on the government’s announcement that wearing a face covering will be mandatory in shops and supermarkets in England from 24 July, Nova Fairbank, Head of Policy for Norfolk Chambers, said: “Businesses need clarity on the approach to the wearing of face coverings that is consistent and...
Coronavirus
13/07/2020
From today (Monday 13 July) businesses can register for the Government’s “Eat Out to Help Out” scheme. Under the scheme, announced by the Chancellor in his Economic Statement, diners receiving a government-backed discount on food and non-alcoholic drinks to eat in at participating venues. It will...
Coronavirus
13/07/2020
There were several announcements last week on the reopening of some sectors and also changes to travel.  Late last week, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Oliver Dowden MP announced three phases of reopening for some, but not all, English businesses. Phase one – 11 July...

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