Norfolk Business News

General
07/09/2020
Last week, the Government announced its Kickstart Scheme, a £2 billion fund to create hundreds of thousands of high quality six-month work placements aimed at those aged between 16 to 24, who are on Universal Credit and are deemed to be at risk of long term unemployment. The funding available for...
Coronavirus
27/08/2020
Commenting on the government’s announcement that people on low incomes in Coronavirus hotspots in England will be able to claim up to £182 if they have to self-isolate, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said: “We’ve called for additional income support for those required to self-isolate for some...
Brexit
26/08/2020
It is 86 days to Brexit. The UK Government has recently published a new Border Operating Model that will change the way in which goods are imported to and exported from the UK from 1st January 2021.  At present businesses have free movement of their goods into/out of Europe, however on 01 January...
Export
24/08/2020
Did you know many of our International Trade Training courses are eligible for HMRC funding? If you're a customs agent or your company uses agents and intermediaries to trade with the EU you need to understand how to meet customs requirements fast and efficiently after the end of the transition...
Policy
24/08/2020
The Chambers Quarterly Economic Survey (QES), the UK’s largest independent business survey, is open today (Monday 24 August 2020) for three weeks. With the UK officially in a recession and the impact from the phasing out of the furlough scheme starting to be felt, it is therefore more important...
Event
21/08/2020
Join us as we launch our brand-new international trade country focus programme, in September 2020. This exciting new programme brings together industry figures, government representatives and BCC partners from across the world. It will provide businesses with all the insights, advice and answers...
Coronavirus
20/08/2020
Millions of self-employed people whose livelihoods have been affected by coronavirus are now able to claim a second payment of up to £6,570 – as the government continues to help drive the UK’s recovery. Those eligible for the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) can now claim a second...
Coronavirus
19/08/2020
Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business  Tracker reveal that business conditions improved only moderately in the weeks since the UK economy suffered an historic contraction in Q2 2020, with firms still reporting high levels of reliance on government support schemes to help stem cashflow...
Export
19/08/2020
Norfolk Chambers of Commerce, Norfolk’s leading provider of international trade training are delighted to announce the launch of their new training programme. Responding to the demand for training, the International Department has created a programme of virtual training courses accredited by the...
Export
14/08/2020
The EU-Vietnam FTA came into force on the 1st August 2020 and EUR1s can now be issued for exports to Vietnam.     Exporters should of course ensure their goods meet the necessary Rules of Origin which can be found in Customs Notice 827. The UK Government has said that it is currently negotiating...

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