Norfolk Business News

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...
Policy
06/11/2012
Elveden Village Hall, Elveden Village, Norfolk IP24 3TJ Thursday 22 November, Friday 23 November and Saturday 24 November 2012 The Highways Agency invites you to attend an exhibition about the upgrade works to improve the A11 between Fiveways and Thetford roundabout. The exhibition will be held at...
General
06/11/2012
“The news this week that Norfolk Chamber member joint venture ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Vattenfall, the developers of East Anglia Offshore Wind (EAOW), and the companies behind a major wind farm scheme planned off East Anglia’s coast have already invested £6.65million in the region through...
Policy
02/11/2012
It is 7 months since the launch of the Youth Contract, which means that the first cohort of employers will have earned their full 6-month subsidy of £2,275. The Norfolk Chamber would like to hear from businesses about their experiences of using the Youth Contract and barriers preventing greater...
Policy
02/11/2012
This week saw a Westminster Hall debate on business rates, with the Chamber network’s position on this key business issue being cited by Peter Aldous MP. The Minister for Business and Enterprise, Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP, also welcomed the British Chamber of Commerce’s supply chain report which...

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