Norfolk Business News

Policy
04/03/2019
HMRC are encouraging businesses trading outside the UK to apply for an Economic Operator Registration Identification (EORI) number. If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, from 11pm on 29th March, UK businesses will need to apply the same processes as are currently used when exporting and importing...
General
04/03/2019
There is an increasing demand for specialist skills.  New Anglia's Digital Tech Sector Skills Plan estimates that 10,000 tech roles – both new and replacement of existing positions – will be needed in Norfolk and Suffolk by 2024.  Employers continue to report ICT/Digital skills shortages, which are...
Policy
28/02/2019
More Norfolk businesses will be able to benefit from ultrafast broadband after Norfolk County Council secured £8m from the UK Government Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Department’s Local Full Fibre Network (LFFN) fund. The £8m funding is part of an £11m programme to upgrade more than 370 of...
Event
27/02/2019
On Wednesday 27 February we booked out the top floor of Bill’s Norwich for a sold out networking breakfast. With over 85 businesses joining us in the newly refurbished restaurant, and different menu options to awaken the taste buds.  The morning started with coffee of course, followed by some...
Policy
26/02/2019
Commenting on the Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons on the next steps in the Brexit process, Nova Fairbank, Head of Policy for Norfolk Chambers of Commerce said: “While this is a giant political leap for the Prime Minister, this is only a small step towards the clarity and...
Policy
26/02/2019
Commenting ahead of today’s Cabinet meeting and the Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons on the Brexit negotiations, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “At this pivotal moment, the government must take decisive steps to avoid the damage...
Export
25/02/2019
The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has now advised that they will no longer be legalising Certificates of Origins and Invoices. Commenting on this change, Julie Austin, International Trade Manager for Norfolk Chamber said:  “Many importers still request that the documents from UK should be...
General
25/02/2019
Blaze A Trail How you can get involved and support National Apprenticeship week is fast approaching, it's great if you and your business can get involved. This year’s theme is “Blaze a Trail.” The aim of the campaign is to shine a spotlight on apprenticeships and the fact they can be a great...
Policy
22/02/2019
Commenting on the latest update to existing trade agreements if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The lack of progress revealed today is an incredibly disappointing, though not unexpected admission. This is...
General
22/02/2019
Second annual event highlights the success stories of the district The second North Norfolk Business Awards were held on the evening of Thursday 21 February 2019, with two dozen of the district’s businesses winning plaudits for their success. The awards, organised by North Norfolk District Council...

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