Norfolk Business News

General
08/10/2012
  Over 100 Norfolk businesses, large and small, came together this morning to discuss the economy from both a local and a national scale at a bustling Norfolk Chamber breakfast at Dunston Hall, sponsored by Steeles Law. Attendees heard a presentation from John Longworth, Director General at the...
Policy
04/10/2012
Working with partners, Norfolk County Council is seeking to progress a number of key infrastructure initiatives in 2012/13 and beyond.  The attached update aims to keep everyone up to speed on progress.
Policy
03/10/2012
The Family business, once a staple of British industry, is disappearing. Although two thirds of UK industry is made up of family business, fewer than 13% survive beyond the second generation. A generation ago, family firms were thriving and the heirs were jumping at the chance of income, job...
Policy
03/10/2012
HMRC is introducing Real Time Information (RTI) for PAYE from April 2013. The vast majority of employers are required to start submitting PAYE returns in real time in April 2013 and all employers will be routinely reporting PAYE information in real time by October 2013. From April, PAYE returns are...
General
03/10/2012
Responding to Ed Miliband's keynote speech to the Labour Party Conference in Manchester, John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: "Ed Miliband extended an olive branch to business by saying that Labour wants to engage with the private sector and small...
Policy
02/10/2012
The British Chambers of Commerce’s new Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) released today (Tuesday) shows that economic growth in the UK remains weak, with the Q3 results slightly worse than the previous quarter. The survey, comprising responses from 7,593 businesses across the UK including Norfolk,...
Export
28/09/2012
Norfolk Chamber, through its linkage to the British Chambers of Commerce, is pleased to be able to offer Accredited Training Courses covering International Trade from January 2013.  The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is playing a leading role in the Government’s Get Britain Exporting agenda by...
Policy
27/09/2012
Members of the Great Yarmouth Chamber Council met with Brandon Lewis, MP this week, to discuss issues affecting the local economy in Great Yarmouth.   A key prospect in this region is the offshore energy sector.  Businesses in Great Yarmouth and down the coast to Lowestoft have a fantastic...
Policy
26/09/2012
The attached PDF provides an update from the Highways Agency on the progress to the A11, Fiveways to Thetford improvements.  More information on the scheme can be found on the Highways Agency's website: www.highways.gov.uk/roads/projects/4248.aspx.  
Policy
26/09/2012
At a recent meeting of the West Norfolk Chamber Council the members were given updates from both the Leader and the Chief Executive of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council. Nick Daubney, Leader of the Council, advised the members of the latest information on the proposed incinerator...

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