Norfolk Business News

Policy
07/06/2012
Commenting on today’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decision, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The MPC’s decision to maintain current levels of Quantitative Easing (QE) was the right one. Though the clamour for increasing the asset purchase programme...
General
06/06/2012
Eurozone problems increases pressure for more QE, but encouraging business lending would be more effective Commenting ahead of the MPC decision tomorrow (Thursday), David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Most analysts expect the MPC to maintain its...
Export
01/06/2012
  The Government understands the importance of trade and investment to delivering long-term growth and prosperity in the UK and around the world. The Government’s strategy on trade and investment was detailed in the White Paper, “Trade and Investment for Growth”, which was published in February...
General
31/05/2012
On 30 May Charles Bean, Bank of England spoke to a packed Norfolk Chamber Breakfast at Norwich City Football Club. It was a terrific opportunity for him to speak with local business people and it is great that the Chamber are able to bring their members closer to organisations such as the Bank of...
Policy
30/05/2012
John Morse, Operations Director of marine survey company Gardline, has been appointed as new Vice President of Great Yarmouth Chamber Council. Commenting on his appointment, John said: “I am very excited to take up this new role. As an employee of Gardline, which is one of the largest Great...
Export
30/05/2012
In spite of the volatility caused by the international financial crisis, developing nations remained the key drivers of growth in international trade for 2011, according to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). South Asia exports, driven by soaring Indian trade with China, outperformed other...
General
30/05/2012
With an employment rights report, commissioned by the Prime Minister from a leading venture capitalist, a second publication has appeared with the aim of making life easier for businesses. The TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) and the Institute of Directors (IoD) have put forward a comprehensive plan for...
Export
30/05/2012
Food and Farming Minister Jim Paice has recently visited China on a mission to open up trade for Britain’s farming, food and drink sector. “Food and farming already plays a vital role in the UK economy but I believe there are still great opportunities for growth in emerging markets like China," he...
Export
30/05/2012
The World Trade Organization (WTO) seems incapable of bringing its members together in a binding agreement to complete the Doha round of trade talks, and yet countries are still queuing to join. In September 2003, talks being held in Cancun, Mexico, collapsed in the face of irreconcilable...
Export
30/05/2012
The Government has received 269 bids from employers looking to take part in a new pilot to design and develop their own vocational training programmes, Skills Minister John Hayes has announced. The Employer Ownership pilot invited the first round of bids earlier in the year for a share of the £250...

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