Norfolk Business News

Coronavirus
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...
Coronavirus
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...
Coronavirus
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...
Export
11/03/2020
To ensure the International Documentation Team can continue to provide customers with a good level of service, should the situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19) worsen, Norfolk Chambers are putting a contingency plan in place which will minimise disruption. Julie Austin, International Trade Manager...
Policy
10/03/2020
The Big Issue The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee have launched their ‘My BEIS Inquiry’ and are inviting members of the public, including business owners, employees, consumers, academics and activists, to submit proposals for what the Committee should investigate....
Coronavirus
09/03/2020
COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus (the family of viruses that causes illnesses ranging from the common cold to SARS) which originated in the Wuhan area of China in late 2019.  Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties...
Coronavirus
09/03/2020
COVID-19 is a new strain of coronavirus (the family of viruses that causes illnesses ranging from the common cold to SARS) which originated in the Wuhan area of China in late 2019. The majority of cases are still within China although cases are being detected around the world. Common signs of...
Policy
06/03/2020
Thursday 5 March saw hundreds of business people within the UK Chamber network, including our own Nova Fairbank, Head of Policy for Norfolk Chambers, come together at the QEII Centre in London to hear from business leaders and politicians, all debating the future of business beyond 2020 at the...
Policy
05/03/2020
Business leader Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE has today (Thursday 5th March) been elected President of the British Chambers of Commerce. Baroness McGregor-Smith was elected by representatives of the accredited Chamber Network ahead of the BCC’s Annual Conference in London today. She will take up...
Export
03/03/2020
Norfolk Chambers of Commerce runs ten nationally accredited international trade courses throughout the year on behalf of the British Chambers of Commerce. These courses form an import and export curriculum which give both large and small businesses the skills they need to confidently trade...

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