Norfolk Business News

Coronavirus
29/05/2020
The UK Government, in consultation with industry, has produced guidance to help ensure workplaces in England are as safe as possible during the coronavirus pandemic. Join a free webinar, hosted by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, to find out more about how to make your...
Coronavirus
28/05/2020
The new NHS Test and Trace service has launched today across England.  Take a look at the NHS test and trace workplace guidance and the Q&A for external stakeholders. NHS Test and Trace service to form a central part of the government’s coronavirus recovery strategy Anyone with symptoms...
Coronavirus
27/05/2020
Employers across the UK with fewer than 250 employees can now claim for Coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). Tax agents are also able to make claims on their behalf. The repayment will cover up to two weeks of the applicable rate of SSP. See more information on eligibility and how to make...
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...

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