Norfolk Business News

Coronavirus
04/05/2020
As the government mulls plans to lift lockdown, British Chambers of Commerce President, Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith, has written an open letter to the Prime Minister setting out principles for a phased restart of the UK economy. The leading business group set out its integrated approach, the first...
Coronavirus
04/05/2020
A new £617m fund to help businesses with under 50 employees who had been excluded from previous coronavirus support measures has been welcomed by business leaders. The grants are aimed at small businesses with ongoing property costs and will be administered by local authorities, business secretary...
Coronavirus
04/05/2020
The Bounce Back Loan scheme helps small and medium-sized businesses to borrow between £2,000 and £50,000. The government guarantees 100% of the loan and there won’t be any fees or interest to pay for the first 12 months. Loan terms will be up to 6 years. No repayments will be due during the first...
Event
30/04/2020
Chris Sargisson - CEO, Nova Fairbank - Head of Policy, and Philippa Bindley - Head of Customer Experience were joined by Norfolk businesses for an interactive Q&A session on Wednesday 29 April 2020. With the sheer volume of information on what businesses should and shouldn't be doing about the...
Coronavirus
30/04/2020
Charities and organisations who have staff on the front-line help keep Norfolk communities safe can now access a new supply system should their PPE supplies run critically short. Over the last few weeks Norfolk Resilience Forum (NRF) has been working hard to try and support the provision of PPE for...
Coronavirus
30/04/2020
The Regulations The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 provide for the closure and operating restrictions of a variety of businesses. Norfolk’s Environmental Health and Trading Standards Officers, together with Norfolk Constabulary are tasked with enforcing the...
Coronavirus
30/04/2020
Commenting on UK Finance’s latest figures (30 April) on the number of firms successfully accessing CBILS, the BCC’s Head of Economics Suren Thiru said: “While the number of firms accessing CBILS is on an encouraging upward curve, a concerningly high number of firms continue to struggle to access...
Coronavirus
29/04/2020
Thank you to everyone who took part in last week’s British Chambers Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker.  Over 700 businesses across the UK, including those from Norfolk responded - making this the largest independent business survey on Covid-19 economic impacts.   The businesses responses are...
Coronavirus
29/04/2020
Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal the majority of businesses surveyed ahead of changes to the scheme announced on 27 April did not intend to seek financial support through CBILS bank loans and most of those who had applied were awaiting a decision or had been...
Coronavirus
28/04/2020
The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a new online learning platform -The Skills Toolkit to build skills in the UK during the Coronavirus outbreak and beyond. The platform gives adults easy access to free, high-quality digital and numeracy courses at home to help them build up their...

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