Norfolk Business News

Policy
10/01/2013
The last few weeks has seen the Government holding a series of road show consultation events across England to seek views on a new streamlined approach for delivering European Union (EU) funds. The EU funds covered include the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), European Social Fund (ESF),...
Policy
10/01/2013
In the US, the latest economic data showed that activity in the manufacturing sector began expanding again in December. However, the rate of expansion was weak, with many businesses postponing investment decisions due to uncertainty over the fiscal cliff. Both issues still need to be addressed with...
Policy
10/01/2013
The latest survey of credit conditions from the Bank of England published last Thursday provided encouraging evidence that the Funding for Lending scheme (FLS) is improving the availability of credit for both businesses and households. The report revealed that the availability of credit to...
Export
10/01/2013
The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce have received advices from the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq, that with immediate effect, exporters of Medicines being shipped to Iraq will NOT need to obtain a Certificate of Conformity. All other documentary requirements, remain the same.  
Policy
10/01/2013
The second round of the BIS Employer Ownership Pilot launched on 20th November, enabling businesses across the country to bid for a share of a £150 million pot to create the training schemes they need to grow their companies. Skills Minister Matthew Hancock who announced the extra EOP funding which...
Export
10/01/2013
The EU has requested the World Trade Organization (WTO) to rule on a dispute on Argentina’s import restrictions which, the European Commission has claimed, are damaging European businesses. The EU is taking this action, along with Japan and the USA, in an attempt to force Argentina to lift these...
Export
10/01/2013
Foreign direct investment reforms to its consumer goods market — which will allow greater participation from foreign companies — have been approved by India's parliament. “Driven by the twin engines of economic growth and favourable demographics, the Indian consumer goods market continues to evolve...
Export
10/01/2013
Turkey is one of the most dynamic and attractive markets for UK companies. Already sizeable, the Turkish economy will be the second fastest growing economy in the world by 2018 and will out-strip those of Italy and Spain in the next decade. This visit is open to experienced exporters from all...
General
09/01/2013
BCC’s Quarterly Economic Survey for Q4 2012 shows progress, with almost all major balances across the UK improving since Q3.  Norfolk businesses are ambitious, and confident the economic outlook will improve in 2013 Although they are stronger, many key balances are still low by historical...
General
09/01/2013
Greater Anglia has completed work at North Walsham rail station to install environmentally friendly lighting. The existing lighting at North Walsham has been replaced by more energy efficient LED lights which will provide the same level of light but consume far less energy in the process, as part...

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