Norfolk Business News

Export
26/10/2012
  This week, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) hosted its first annual International Trade Conference in central London. In his speech to delegates, Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Lord Green, said that exports should be increased to 40% of UK GDP, and that exporting is ‘not just...
Export
26/10/2012
The latest figures show that the number of private sector businesses in the UK increased significantly to 4.8 million at the start of 2012 – a record high. This is an increase on last year’s figures, which showed there were 4.5 million businesses in the UK at the start of 2011. The statistics,...
Export
26/10/2012
Belgium may not be as well known as some other global markets, but it is an open and dynamic export market for British goods and services, and the most globalised country in the world . You wouldn’t guess that this country of 11 million people with three official languages is also the UK’s 6th...
Export
26/10/2012
The much-promised legacy of the 2012 Olympics may appear much further afield than East London, with news that UK companies are already winning big contracts for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. According to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, London...
General
25/10/2012
As the Membership manager of the Norfolk Chamber, getting out there and experiencing the innovation of our Chamber members is always eye opening and inspiring but sometimes i do get to have a bit of fun in the process. Today I was invited to attend Ride and Drive day with Dingles Toyota at...
Policy
23/10/2012
Members of Great Yarmouth Chamber Council, together with Cabinet members of Great Yarmouth Borough Council met recently to discuss the private and public sector working in partnership to promote economic growth. The meeting, held at Great Yarmouth Town Hall, covered topics such as: broadband: road...
Policy
23/10/2012
The 116th Norfolk Chamber of Commerce Annual General Meeting was held at Dunston Hall Hotel on Friday 5th October 2012.  The event was well attended and the finalised minutes can be viewed by clicking on the attachment.
General
23/10/2012
Entries are being invited from local businesses for the Mayor’s Business Awards, which have launched today (23 October). The awards, originally established in 1989 by former mayor Cllr Les Daubney, are the borough council’s way of publicly acknowledging outstanding business achievement and...
General
22/10/2012
This year’s Norfolk Chamber Autumn B2B was a brilliant day with some wonderful speakers. Jake Humphrey, Formula One and 2012 Olympic Games presenter showed a real passion for local Norfolk businesses as he talked about how proud he was to have gone from being just a ‘Norfolk boy’ to becoming a BBC...
General
19/10/2012
Commenting on the announcement by the Deputy Prime Minister of successful bidders in the latest round of the Regional Growth Fund (RGF), John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “We are pleased that the £1bn promised for the third round of the Regional...

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