Norfolk Business News

Coronavirus
06/07/2020
Commenting on the government's five-step plan for imposing local lockdowns in the case of coronavirus spikes, BCC Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex said: “Businesses will welcome the announcement of a considered approach to local lockdowns, which could pose further challenges for operational and...
Coronavirus
03/07/2020
Commenting on the government’s announcement of quarantine-free travel with a specified list of ‘low-risk’ countries, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said:   “Businesses will be pleased to see the back of the UK government’s damaging blanket quarantine policy, but they will also be asking a...
Coronavirus
30/06/2020
An ambitious plan to get the economy of Norfolk and Suffolk back on its feet in the wake of Covid-19 has been launched. It contains an unprecedented package of measures to be delivered by partners locally and nationally to get businesses up and trading again, restore business, consumer and...
Coronavirus
30/06/2020
Commenting ahead of the Prime Minister’s speech in the West Midlands, in which he will announce a ‘New Deal for Britain’, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said: “The infrastructure delivery plans announced by the Prime Minister are welcome, but they must take shape on the ground swiftly to give a...
General
29/06/2020
Norfolk Chambers of Commerce is pleased to introduce AXA PPP healthcare for their business healthcare cover Day or night, we’re here to help put your mind at ease When you or one of your employees has a health worry playing on your mind, it can make it difficult to focus on anything else. That’s...
Coronavirus
26/06/2020
A £1m per year fund to boost community schemes in Norfolk in the wake of Covid-19 has been launched by the county council. Known as the Social Infrastructure Fund, it will provide grants of between £50,000 and £250,000 to groups wishing to invest in community facilities – including adaptations...
Coronavirus
26/06/2020
More pubs, restaurants and cafes will be able to serve customers outdoors in plans announced by the government. The government will simplify and reduce the costs of the licensing process for outdoor seating and stalls, making it easier for people to safely drink and dine outside.  Proposed...
Coronavirus
26/06/2020
On 23 June 2020, the Prime Minister announced further easements of the Coronavirus restrictions as part of Step Three of the government’s plan to return life to as near normal as we can. This guidance applies in England – people in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland should follow the specific...
Coronavirus
23/06/2020
Commenting on the Prime Minister’s announcement of further easing of Coronavirus restrictions from July 4 in England, including the reopening of culture, tourism and leisure venues as well as a relaxation of the two-metre rule, Nova Fairbank, Head of Policy for Norfolk Chambers said: “These steps...
Coronavirus
23/06/2020
In line with phased changes to the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, employers should review the updated employer guidance provided by The Pensions Regulator. The guidance includes information on how to treat furloughed workers who are returning to work part-time and what to do if an...

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