Norfolk Business News

Coronavirus
10/07/2020
Businesses including beauty salons, nail bars and tattoo studios can reopen safely from Monday 13 July.  Whilst outdoor pools can reopen to the public from 11 July followed by indoor gyms, pools and leisure centres on 25 July Commenting on the government’s announcement that some firms in England in...
Coronavirus
09/07/2020
Strengthen customer satisfaction, increase productivity, reduce costs, and never rely on paper and pen. Thyngs has introduced an efficient, GDPR compliant, and touch-free customer check-in solution for Businesses and Cities to operate alongside NHS Track & Trace. Using upgraded venue signage...
Coronavirus
08/07/2020
Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has today unveiled a series of measures as part of the Government’s three phase recovery programme: Protection, Jobs, and Rebuild. Kickstart Scheme for 16 – 24 Year olds £1k bonus for employers who return furloughed workers 5% VAT on hospitality and tourism Eat...
Coronavirus
08/07/2020
Commenting on the announcement of the government’s Kickstart Scheme, allowing employers to offer government-subsidised work placements for young people aged between 16-24 who are claiming Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment, BCC Co-Executive Director Claire Walker said: “The...
Event
06/07/2020
There have been many impacts arising from the onset of the Coronavirus, including the inability to hold physical events.  Norfolk Chambers, like many others, had to immediately cancel our physical events and, wherever we could, we moved to virtual events.  With the lock down now starting to ease,...
Coronavirus
06/07/2020
As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to impact the day-to-day operations of businesses across the UK, local Chambers of Commerce stand ready to support you. We have created a range of resources to help address your concerns which can be found below. In this 2-3 minute Business Impacts Tracker,...
Coronavirus
06/07/2020
Commenting on the government's five-step plan for imposing local lockdowns in the case of coronavirus spikes, BCC Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex said: “Businesses will welcome the announcement of a considered approach to local lockdowns, which could pose further challenges for operational and...
Coronavirus
03/07/2020
Commenting on the government’s announcement of quarantine-free travel with a specified list of ‘low-risk’ countries, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said:   “Businesses will be pleased to see the back of the UK government’s damaging blanket quarantine policy, but they will also be asking a...
Coronavirus
30/06/2020
An ambitious plan to get the economy of Norfolk and Suffolk back on its feet in the wake of Covid-19 has been launched. It contains an unprecedented package of measures to be delivered by partners locally and nationally to get businesses up and trading again, restore business, consumer and...
Coronavirus
30/06/2020
Commenting ahead of the Prime Minister’s speech in the West Midlands, in which he will announce a ‘New Deal for Britain’, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said: “The infrastructure delivery plans announced by the Prime Minister are welcome, but they must take shape on the ground swiftly to give a...

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