Norfolk Business News

Policy
15/10/2019
Commenting on the Queen’s Speech opening a new session of Parliament, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce said: “Our message to government is simple: put the economy at the forefront of your agenda. These are unnerving times for businesses facing Brexit...
Brexit
14/10/2019
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has automatically registered 95,000 businesses for its simplified import procedures allowing most traders up to six months to pay import duties and submit customs declarations, if the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 31 October. The scheme, known as Transitional...
General
10/10/2019
The construction industry contributes £90billion a year to the UK economy (6.7% of the total) and is set to grow by 5.6% over the next 5 years. As part of an ongoing project aimed at readying SMES to bid for major supply chain work Norfolk Chambers of Commerce, Norfolk County Council, New Anglia...
Policy
10/10/2019
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and Bibby Financial Services (BFS) have revealed that uncertainty around Brexit, tariffs and exchange rate volatility are holding back the potential of many UK exporters. The recent survey included 1,140 internationally active UK businesses, and found that...
Event
07/10/2019
At our flagship Economic Breakfast on Wednesday 2nd October we were joined by British Chambers of Commerce’s Economist Suren Thiru. We also had two of our lovely Chambers Business Award regional winners with us: Gnaw Chocolate who won Export Business of the Year, and Indigo Swan who scooped the...
Event
07/10/2019
The B2B Exhibition 2019 kicks off next week at its new venue: Norfolk Showground. Welcoming hundreds of local businesses, this free to attend event will be a day full of face-to-face networking, relationship building, expert knowledge and problem solving.  Opening doors at 10am on Thursday 17th...
Brexit
04/10/2019
The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey – now in its thirtieth year as the largest UK private sector survey of business sentiment and a leading indicator of UK GDP growth – found that UK economic conditions weakened in the third quarter amid a significant deterioration in...
Event
27/09/2019
Are you standing comfortably? Arms by your side and breathe… There was a buzzy, warm atmosphere as our members chatted over their early coffees, and we welcomed lots of new faces to our South Norfolk breakfast at Barnham Broom. The diversity of businesses that attend our events was definitely on...
Brexit
26/09/2019
The United Kingdom will leave the European Union on the 31 October 2019 and your business will need to take action to get ready. Join a free Brexit Business Readiness Event in your area to meet government advisers and to find out what actions your business needs to take to prepare. The events will...
Brexit
26/09/2019
The Government is accelerating Brexit preparations so that it is ready to leave the EU on 31st October. Join the Department for International Trade in the East of England for a lunch session to discuss how to best prepare your business for Brexit. During the session you will hear from Jim Fanshawe...

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