Norfolk Business News

Coronavirus
26/05/2020
Responding to the planned government announcement of a 14-day quarantine for all air passengers arriving in the UK, British Chambers of Commerce Director General, Adam Marshall said: “Business communities in the UK and around the world will be deeply concerned by the decision to impose a blanket...
Coronavirus
26/05/2020
The government has announced a roadmap for reopening non-essential retail next month. From 1 June, outdoor markets and car showrooms may reopen, subject to premises being made COVID-secure. Following this, from 15 June, all other retailers, ranging from shops selling clothes, shoes, toys, furniture...
Coronavirus
22/05/2020
Organisations representing businesses across Norfolk and Suffolk are working together to help companies get ready to reopen as lockdown restrictions begin to ease. Support to source PPE, advice for employers and employees and positive messages about our town centres are among challenges and...
Policy
22/05/2020
As we all work to restart, rebuild, and renew - the voice of Norfolk business is more important than ever. This will be the first QES since the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic in the UK and the subsequent lockdown. The Chambers QES data will mark the clear shift from pre-Coronavirus conditions to...
Coronavirus
22/05/2020
As the government starts easing lockdown, many business owners are considering what steps they need to take to ensure their premises are safe to return to. Hear from three Norfolk Chambers member businesses have already been through that process and have been giving their insight into how they...
Coronavirus
21/05/2020
A glazing and locks services firm has carried out a courtesy 'disinfectant clean' of the offices of Norfolk Chambers of Commerce to prepare them for the return of staff. New Chambers member Evander – which has its headquarters in Norwich – joined the organisation at the start of the year as part of...
Coronavirus
21/05/2020
The Future Fund – announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on 20th April – is open for applications since Wednesday 20th May 2020.  The Future Fund uses an online platform for applications, whichpublishes its set of standard terms and eligibility criteria for borrowers, investors and solicitors...
Coronavirus
21/05/2020
The UK government has provided guidance for businesses on working safely during Coronavirus. In consultation with industry, this guidance has been produced to help ensure workplaces are as safe as possible. 5 Steps to Working safely There are 8 guides which cover a range of different types of work...
Coronavirus
20/05/2020
Results from the latest British Chambers of Commerce Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that the majority of firms surveyed are in a position to partially restart operations as lockdown restrictions are eased:  83% of respondents report that they know some or a lot of details about ...
Coronavirus
19/05/2020
Employers will be able to make claims through the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme from 26 May. A new online service will be launched on 26 May for small and medium-sized employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have made to their employees, the government announced...

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