Norfolk Business News

Brexit
30/07/2020
By Liam Smyth, ChamberCustoms @chambercustoms www.chambercustoms.co.uk The UK left the European Union on 31st January 2020, and the transition period comes to an end in December this year. It is vital that businesses take action now to get ready for a new border operating environment from 1st...
Policy
29/07/2020
Norfolk County Council have released their latest economic report for January 2020 to June 2020. The report highlighted: Employment levels in Norfolk has increased by 2.1% from the same time last year, with Norfolk performing better than the national level (77.5% against 75.8%). The business...
Coronavirus
27/07/2020
“Abrupt changes to quarantine measures will be yet another hammer blow for the fragile travel and tourism industries, both here in the UK and overseas. “Firms will now have to manage the effects of this unexpected change as returning staff have to quarantine upon their return to the UK. Support...
Coronavirus
27/07/2020
We are running a series of FREE virtual events with the help and expertise of our members, do you have the knowledge you would like to impart and think would be useful for businesses during this period. The virtual events will be 30 - 90 minutes long and will focus on key topics or subjects...
Policy
27/07/2020
Norfolk County Council has today (Monday 27 July) launched a public consultation which asks for people’s views on how it could best support people to walk, cycle and use public transport in the area to the west of Norwich. The consultation is part of the council’s Norwich Western Link project,...
Coronavirus
24/07/2020
From today (24 July 2020) in England, you must by law wear a face covering in shops, supermarkets, indoor shopping centres, banks, building societies and post offices. The UK Government have released full guidance on face coverings, including; where you must wear them, where you do not have to wear...
Coronavirus
21/07/2020
Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker in partnership with job site Indeed reveal that businesses are operating at half of their pre-Covid 19 capacity on average, despite lockdown measures easing. More than half cited reduced demand and possible future lockdowns as major...
Coronavirus
17/07/2020
Commenting on the Prime Minister’s speech today (17 July), setting out the next steps in England’s Coronavirus response, Nova Fairbank, Head of Policy for Norfolk Chambers said: On new guidance for returning to the workplace: “Companies, in discussion with their employees, will decide how and when...
Brexit
16/07/2020
The UK Internal Market White Paper sets out policy options to protect the flow of goods and services across the UK borders between England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales after the end of transition period. Commenting on the government’s launch of the white paper and associated consultation,...
Coronavirus
16/07/2020
Results from the BCC’s Quarterly Recruitment Outlook, in partnership with Totaljobs, reveal the impact Coronavirus has had on the jobs market, with the two organisations calling for further action from government to protect businesses and jobs. 29% of businesses expect to decrease the size of...

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