Norfolk Business News

Policy
03/04/2020
Chancellor strengthens and extends support offer for business   Current loan scheme extended so more small businesses can benefit Lenders banned from requesting personal guarantees on loans under £250,000 New scheme announced to bolster support for larger firms not currently eligible for...
General
02/04/2020
New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership have now added a jobs page onto their website.  The page compiles vacancies with organisations trying to recruit additional staff to continue to operate during the current Covid-19 situation across the East Anglia region. Vacancies include those at...
General
02/04/2020
The funding from government to local authorities for business rates relief and small business grants is starting to filter through.  However the local authorities are taking slightly different approaches as to how the funding is being issued to the recipients.  Looking at their websites, we have...
General
02/04/2020
Take a look at  guidance for UK businesses from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) which sets out the details and eligibility criteria for two funding schemes: the Small Business Grants Fund (SBGF); and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund (RHLGF) (...
General
01/04/2020
Norfolk Chambers is supporting the Norfolk business community - keeping you up to date and working hard to get further clarity on the various business support options.  We will continue to listen to you and ensure that your voice is heard across both the region and nationally. Last week was...
General
30/03/2020
More information has been made available on the package of support for businesses that the government has put in place.  Further clarification on the Jobs Retention Scheme and some temporary changes to the insolvency rules that will help those firms experiencing difficulties. Jobs Retention Scheme...
General
27/03/2020
Norfolk Chambers are hearing from many businesses with lots questions about the new Jobs Retention Scheme and how is works.  Below is a guide of what we know so far, that will hopefully answer some of the questions.  But please be aware that there is more information to come from Government....
General
26/03/2020
Millions of self-employed individuals will receive direct cash grants though a UK-wide scheme to help them during the coronavirus outbreak, the Chancellor announced today. In the latest step to protect individuals and businesses, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak has set out plans that will see the self-...
General
26/03/2020
HMRC’s tax helpline is changing HMRC has a set up a phone helpline to support businesses and self-employed people concerned about not being able to pay their tax due to coronavirus. The tax helpline number is changing. You can now call them on 08000 241222. Opening hours are from 8am to 4pm Monday...
General
26/03/2020
As the Coronavirus continues to impact the day-to-day operations of businesses across our region, Norfolk Chambers stand ready to support you. Working with the British Chambers of Commerce, we need to hear from you about how your business is coping. Given the rapid pace of developments, we now...

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