Norfolk Business News

Policy
18/02/2020
Commenting on the ONS labour market figures for February 2020, published today, BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru said: “The jobs market remains remarkably robust, with employment levels rising despite the UK economy stalling at the end of last year. “However, the strong headline figures mask...
Export
18/02/2020
Exporters continued to tread water through the final quarter of 2019 according to the largest independent survey of UK firms, released by British Chambers of Commerce and DHL Express today. The survey of more than 3,300 exporters revealed that manufacturing export orders weakened for a second...
Policy
17/02/2020
The Quarterly Economic Survey is the largest independent business survey in the UK. The results are used by the Government and the Bank of England to plan the future of the UK economy. You can have your say by completing the QES online NOW.  It takes less than 3 minutes.  The completion deadline...
Event
14/02/2020
On the 13th February we welcomed our members to the first West Norfolk Lunch of 2020. The room was filled with around 30 business from all over Norfolk, many travelling from Norwich to attend and of course, our local West Norfolk members ventured to the beautiful The Ffolkes Inn.  The late morning...
Export
13/02/2020
The government is working to boost economic activity across the UK, ensuring that towns, cities and regions across the country can begin to benefit from the opportunities of leaving the EU. As part of this work, they aims to create up to 10 Freeports in locations across the UK. The government wants...
Export
13/02/2020
Is your business ready to trade at the end of the transition period? Are you a customs agent? Does your company use customs agents and intermediaries to help you trade with the EU?  If so, you need to understand how to meet customs requirements fast and efficiently after the end of the transition...
Event
11/02/2020
Another year, another afternoon of discussing key topics concerning Norfolk’s future. Friday 7th February saw the opening of The Big Debate 2020, one of our high-profile events that brings together Norfolk’s business community from across all industries to be part of change for the county, both in...
Export
11/02/2020
The UK left the European Union on 31 January 2020, bringing us to the final stages of Brexit – a process that officially began almost three years ago. The Department for International Trade has begun preparations for the UK’s first independent tariff policy in almost fifty years. This means that...
Event
06/02/2020
Following the success of The B2B Exhibition in 2019, held at Norfolk Showground for the first year, we are excited to announce a new Brand Partnership designed to enhance the profile of the show for 2020.  Our new Brand Partnership, formed with local Norwich business Ark, will see The B2B...
General
05/02/2020
What is the Apprenticeship Intermediary Service? It’s a centralised support service delivered by NSAR in partnership with the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to help Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and other smaller business intermediaries throughout England understand the recent...

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