Norfolk Business News

General
21/03/2019
Could you be a Future50 2019 business? The search is on for the brightest sparks on East Anglia’s business scene. The Future50 campaign has seen its former members turn from start-ups to multi-million pound businesses, and its partners are on the hunt for the next big thing. Applications are now...
Policy
21/03/2019
Yesterday, businesses in Norfolk’s food and drink sector had the opportunity to hear directly from the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) about the potential impact of a no deal Brexit on their industry and to ask any specific questions that they had.  The event was held in...
General
21/03/2019
This month, Philippa Bindley, Head of Customer Experience at Norfolk Chamber of Commerce met with Fiona Brown, CEO of OpenContact to find out their exciting plans for the year ahead. Norwich-based outsource contact centre business OpenContact formed in 2000 and have been members of Norfolk Chamber...
General
21/03/2019
If you’ve ever been to Barnham Broom Hotel you’ll know how beautiful it is, especially in the glorious sunshine. We were lucky enough to hold the very first event in their newly refurbished Barford Suite on Wednesday 20th March and it did not disappoint. We had over 80 delegates in attendance for...
Policy
21/03/2019
Reacting to the latest Brexit developments, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “Are people and businesses tired and frustrated after three years of constant Brexit drama? Of course. ‪But is being fed up a valid reason for Westminster to put people’s...
Event
20/03/2019
Mental health is still one of the most misunderstood health issues by employers in the modern workplace. It often leads to hesitancy and uncertainty about how to help, and concern about managing employees suffering from such conditions. With this in mind we held an HR Forum on Wednesday 13th April...
Policy
20/03/2019
Commenting on the inflation statistics for February 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Inflation picked-up for the first time since August 2018, with rising prices across a range of items...
Event
20/03/2019
Norfolk Chambers is known in the region for our networking breakfasts, with two held every month across Norwich, Great Yarmouth, West Norfolk, South Norfolk and North Norfolk. Our networking breakfasts are perfect for businesses both in those areas, and from outside to meet new businesses, catch...
Policy
20/03/2019
Offshore energy industry titans Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm, ScottishPower Renewables, and Vattenfall have joined forces with the University of East Anglia, Nautilus Associates and local charity The Bridge Trust to form the STEM Coordination Hub. In a highly innovative and game-changing approach...
Policy
18/03/2019
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Monday) slightly downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting growth of just 1.2% in 2019 (down from 1.3%), which if realised would be the weakest growth in a decade. The BCC has also downgraded its growth forecast for 2020 to...

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