Norfolk Business News

General
24/10/2018
In the run up to Small Business Saturday on 1 December, the cabinet office are providing small businesses and entrepreneurs with information about Government support they can access and tools to help showcase case their businesses.  For 4 weeks there will be a different weekly theme in the build up...
Export
23/10/2018
Member States in the EU’s Council have authorised the signature and conclusion of the trade and investment agreements between the Union and Singapore. Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström said: “I am very pleased that Member States have given their formal backing to these agreements, paving the...
General
22/10/2018
The second North Norfolk Business Awards are now open for entries – and businesses across the district are being encouraged to put themselves forward to win one of the prestigious titles. The 2019 awards (#NNBA19) are being organised and hosted by North Norfolk District Council. The 2018 awards,...
General
22/10/2018
Exciting news in the Norfolk Business calendar arrived last week, with the EDP revealing the finalists for their elven categories. The shortlist has now been expanded to four companies per category, which is a great chance to showcase the talented business community in our county. It is fantastic...
Export
19/10/2018
The UK is one of three parties with which the USA wishes to conclude a trade deal, Washington has confirmed. On 16 October, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer notified the US Congress that the Trump Administration intends to negotiate separate trade agreements with the UK, the EU and Japan....
Policy
18/10/2018
01 July – 30 September 2018 Norfolk County Council have released their latest economic intelligence report. The report headlines are: The average weekly earnings in Norfolk has risen by 6% between 2012 and 2017, lower than the regional growth of 10% and national growth of 9%. Transport for...
Export
18/10/2018
Half of businesses surveyed say that Brexit is making it difficult to decide whether to import or export, hampering British trade Volatility of sterling is also causing concern Chambers have long been calling for clarity for business on the practical questions over Brexit A survey by...
Policy
16/10/2018
Commenting on the labour market figures for October 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “With UK employment high by historic standards and unemployment continuing to fall, the latest figures paint a positive picture of...
General
12/10/2018
Businesses and organisations in West Norfolk are being  urged to ‘Be a Reason to Love West Norfolk’ and sign up to the Love West Norfolk campaign. A new Love West Norfolk commitment and toolkit have been launched which will allow organisations to join the campaign and celebrate everything that West...
Policy
12/10/2018
Highways England are consulting on their proposal to upgrade the A47 between Blofield and North Burlingham.  Their proposals will create a new dual carriageway that will relieve congestion, provide extra road space, improve safety and help provide a free-flowing network. This statutory consultation...

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