Norfolk Business News

Policy
22/02/2013
Norwich City Council has released their latest Economic Barometer. The report highlighted that retail sales fell unexpectedly in January with volumes falling 0.6% over the month as a result of heavy snow. The Pound continued to weaken against the US Dollar and the Euro as a result of persistent...
General
21/02/2013
Norfolk’s largest business exhibition, ‘Opportunities 2013’ on 14 March at Norwich City Football Club, is a must-attend for businesses looking to exhibit their products and services because there will be a guaranteed footfall of people attending throughout the day. You can take a stand in one of...
General
20/02/2013
If you’re a supplier looking to sell your products and services, don’t miss Meet the Buyer, which is part of the Norfolk Chamber’s ‘Opportunities 2013’ event on 14 March at Norwich City Football Club. Open4business is delivered in conjunction with Norfolk County Council and is a tried and tested...
General
20/02/2013
If you want to make business contacts through networking, then don’t miss Networking United which is part of the Opportunities 2013 event to be held on 14 March at Norwich City Football Club. For the first time, the free-to-attend Opportunities 2013 event will feature Networking United held 12.30...
Policy
15/02/2013
HMRC is introducing Real Time Information (RTI) for PAYE from April 2013. The majority of employers are required to start submitting PAYE returns in real time in April 2013 and all employers will be routinely reporting PAYE information in real time by October 2013. From April, PAYE returns are...
Export
15/02/2013
To comply with the International Civil Aviation Organisation's Technical Instructions for the Safe Carriage of Dangerous Goods By Air, Royal Mail has updated rules which prohibit specific products from international services. It will now be possible to send lithium batteries contained in a device...
Export
15/02/2013
Ernst & Young’s annual globalisation report suggests that there are increasing challenges when operating in some BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) economies, as well as slowing growth in some of these markets. As a result, nearly half of the survey’s respondents expect an increase in...
Export
14/02/2013
The Brazilian economy has been predicted to become one of the five largest in the world in the decades to come. In the last 15 years, the country has pursued a strategy of export-led growth and regional integration. The economy is relatively well diversified with a strong manufacturing and...
Export
14/02/2013
A deal with the Council of Ministers to give customs officials at EU borders better tools to confiscate, store and destroy goods that infringe intellectual property rights (IPR) has been endorsed by a leading European Parliament committee. The Internal Market Committee noted that imports that...
Export
14/02/2013
Eight areas, listed by the Chancellor in a speech at the Royal Society last November, are to receive significant funding after he identified them as vital to the UK's future growth and to helping it stay ahead in the global race. The Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts, has...

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