Norfolk Business News

General
18/09/2012
The British Chambers of Commerce are carrying out a snap poll on "Access to Finance" this week. The Snap poll is carried out over 3 days and starting from today, closing at midnight on Thursday.   The BCC have commented as follows: "Considering the continuing economic challenges faced by UK...
General
18/09/2012
Annual CPI inflation was 2.5% in August 2012, down from 2.6% in July Annual RPI inflation was 2.9% in August 2012, down from 3.2% in July   Commenting on the inflation figures for August 2012 published today by the ONS, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC),...
Policy
17/09/2012
Commenting on the proposals announced by Vince Cable on the proposed employment law changes, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber said: “Norfolk employers will be encouraged that the government is taking steps to reduce the burden of the employment system and create a more flexible labour market....
Export
13/09/2012
The UK's aviation policy is under wide-ranging scrutiny at the moment, with attention variously on the desirability, or otherwise, of extending Heathrow and the possibility of creating a "Boris island" airport in the Thames. The Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), John...
Export
13/09/2012
A firm is facing a fine of £10,000 after it failed to inform HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) that it had changed its name — despite the fact that all it had done was change from a partnership to a limited company. The unnamed firm had, according to the Forum of Private Business (FPB), an exemplary...
Export
13/09/2012
Chancellor George Osborne and Business Secretary Vince Cable have both announced that their Departments are considering the creation of a new bank to improve the flow of credit to small and medium-sized firms. This comes as good news to the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) which has long...
Export
13/09/2012
World trade is predicted to grow by 75% in the next 15 years, with merchandise trade volumes set to climb to US$48 trillion by 2025, up from US$27.2 trillion today. That at least is the view of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), which is concerned that new financial solutions will be...
Export
13/09/2012
Jointly hosted by British Expertise and the British and Colombian Chamber of Commerce (B&CCC), a meeting to be held in London in October will explain why these organisations believe that the time is right to see Colombia as a market. Those attending will hear the results of B&CCC's newly...
Export
13/09/2012
The Middle East Association, in partnership with the Saudi Committee for International Trade, warmly invites you to attend this year’s 9th Opportunity Arabia Seminar on Monday 1st October at One Great George Street, London SW1. Opportunity Arabia 9 aims to introduce British companies to a thriving...
Policy
12/09/2012
Commenting on Vince Cable’s industrial strategy speech, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, said: "It appears that Vince Cable has listened to business' plea for greater long-term thinking in policy-making, and has set out some sensible steps that could help to improve the business...

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