Norfolk Business News

General
25/06/2012
  In the beautiful setting of Norwich Cathedral Ruud Haket, MD Greater Anglia updated delegates on his vision for the company at the most recent Chamber Breakfast. He talked about the improvements that Greater Anglia are putting into place with regards to customer service. These included...
Policy
22/06/2012
Commenting on the speech by Ed Miliband on immigration today, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber, said: “Ed Miliband is right to say that we cannot close Britain off from the world, and that we need a grown up debate on immigration. But for too long, UK firm including Norfolk have struggled to...
Policy
22/06/2012
Brandon Lewis, MP for Great Yarmouth met with members of the Great Yarmouth Chamber Council to discuss local issues.  Among the topics for discussion were education, rejuvenation of the town centre, improvements to the railway station and the Enterprise Zone. Mr Lewis advised that there was work to...
Policy
21/06/2012
Commenting on the proposals to reform collective redundancy prcedures announced by Norman Lamb today, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber  said: “As they stand, the UK’s redundancy rules are outdated and damaging to Norfolk firms. Consulting for a quarter of a year to change the direction of a...
Export
21/06/2012
Norton is a name synonymous with the British motorcycle industry. Founded in 1898, it came under new ownership in 2008 and, after a period of intense research and development, production started at its new home at Donnington Park in Leicestershire. As interest grew and the order book expanded, it...
Export
21/06/2012
The Export Control Organisation (ECO), part of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, has issued three new Notice to Exporters which provide an important update to all exporters about republication of the Control Lists and certain specified Open General Export Licences (OGELs).  ...
Export
21/06/2012
The European Parliament's International Trade Committee has endorsed four agreements with Russia that give the EU exclusive trading benefits. The new deals cover Russian wood exports, trade in car parts, duties on raw materials and the services market. They pave the way for Russia to join the World...
Export
21/06/2012
Concerns that the current economic situation might be encouraging countries to turn towards protectionism have been highlighted by the European Commission in its latest report on potentially trade-restricting measures. It identifies what it describes as a staggering increase in such measures in the...
Export
21/06/2012
The findings of a survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) show that existing regulations and problems around accessing credit are hindering export growth in the UK. The survey of more than 8000 businesses shows that nearly two-thirds of potential exporters (63%) see access to finance...
Policy
20/06/2012
Members of the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce will meet with Ruud Haket, Managing Director of Greater Anglia on Friday 22 June 2012 in Norwich.   The meeting will provide an opportunity for Norfolk businesses to highlight any business issues and concerns to Greater Anglia.  What is your opinion about...

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