Norfolk Business News

Policy
14/11/2012
The latest meeting of the Great Yarmouth Chamber Council, was chaired by the new President of Great Yarmouth Chamber Council, John Morse from Gardline, at which the members debated how best to ‘talk up’ Great Yarmouth.  It was agreed that more effort should be made to highlight the positive aspects...
General
13/11/2012
Commenting on Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg’s speech on flexible working and parental leave, Caroline Williams, Chief Executive at the Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, said: "We support the concept of flexible working, but the proposals to extend the right to request to all workers could make it...
Policy
12/11/2012
Norfolk businesses attending the recent Chamber Bank of England lunch at Dunston Hall, Norwich highlighted that despite the tough economic climate, signs of improvement are showing in some sectors. Topics covered at the lunch included access to finance, for which a lively debate ensued on the best...
General
12/11/2012
Over 40 start up businesses have joined the Norfolk Chamber network since April. They are using its contacts, online communication channels and events to help grow their businesses. Hear what they have to say: “Chamber helped us to grow our business” Many young businesses have benefited from...
General
12/11/2012
New businesses need all the help they can get when it comes to establishing themselves and in Norfolk there’s plenty of support available, ranging from support with marketing and social media, specialist advice to networking opportunities. One of the organisations offering such help is Norfolk...
Policy
12/11/2012
The Quarter 3 Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) reported that despite a backdrop of national results showing weak economic growth and poor business confidence, some areas of business in Norfolk were doing better than their national counterparts.  Both the Norfolk manufacturing and service sectors...
Export
09/11/2012
UK trade deficit in goods and services was £2.7bn in September, compared with a deficit of £4.3bn in August Commenting on the trade figures for September 2012 published today by the ONS, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:   “Although an improvement...
Export
09/11/2012
Local businesses were given invaluable information on the young, vibrant, growing market of Turkey, during an International Trade Event organised by Norfolk Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Barclays and UK Trade & Investment.   Yuksel Akca, Chief Commercial Counsellor of the Turkish...
Policy
09/11/2012
Norfolk County Council has recently published an infrastructure update which gives the latest news and progress on key infrastructure projects like the dualling of the A11, improvements to broadband and rail, details of the ‘Transport for Norwich’ strategy, an update on what is happening with the...
Policy
06/11/2012
At a recent meeting of the Chamber Planning and Development Group, members noted that whilst the planning and development market is still very challenging, improvements could be seen over the third quarter, in comparison to the previous quarters. Members advised that a larger quantity of planning...

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