Norfolk Business News

Coronavirus
30/04/2020
Commenting on UK Finance’s latest figures (30 April) on the number of firms successfully accessing CBILS, the BCC’s Head of Economics Suren Thiru said: “While the number of firms accessing CBILS is on an encouraging upward curve, a concerningly high number of firms continue to struggle to access...
Coronavirus
29/04/2020
Thank you to everyone who took part in last week’s British Chambers Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker.  Over 700 businesses across the UK, including those from Norfolk responded - making this the largest independent business survey on Covid-19 economic impacts.   The businesses responses are...
Coronavirus
29/04/2020
Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal the majority of businesses surveyed ahead of changes to the scheme announced on 27 April did not intend to seek financial support through CBILS bank loans and most of those who had applied were awaiting a decision or had been...
Coronavirus
28/04/2020
The Department for Education (DfE) has launched a new online learning platform -The Skills Toolkit to build skills in the UK during the Coronavirus outbreak and beyond. The platform gives adults easy access to free, high-quality digital and numeracy courses at home to help them build up their...
Coronavirus
28/04/2020
Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a new business loans scheme yesterday aimed at helping small businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic. The ‘Bounce-back Loans’ scheme will be launched on Monday 4 May at 9am and will run alongside the existing Coronavirus Business Loans...
Coronavirus
27/04/2020
As part of Norfolk Chambers’ #NorfolkChamberHour at 11am on Tuesday 28 April, we are partnering up with New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership to check in with your favourite local businesses and make sure they don’t miss out on grants available to them – that’s the message behind the Big Small...
Coronavirus
24/04/2020
The UK government has launched an employer referral portal allowing employers to refer essential workers for testing who are self-isolating either because they or member(s) of their household have Coronavirus symptoms. Take a look at the details and share with your members. Please note this is for...
Coronavirus
24/04/2020
Charities and organisations who have staff on the front-line help keep Norfolk communities safe can now access a new supply system should their PPE supplies run critically short. Over the last few weeks Norfolk Resilience Forum (NRF) has been working hard to try and support the provision of PPE for...
Coronavirus
23/04/2020
Commenting on the latest UK Finance update on the number of firms successfully accessing CBILS, the British Chambers of Commerce’s Head of Economics Suren Thiru said: “The increase in companies accessing CBILS is encouraging progress. However, the number of applications processed and approved will...
General
22/04/2020
Regardless of whether Chamber members have healthcare cover with AXA or not,  all Chambers of Commerce members have free access to the health information telephone helpline, Health at Hand. What is Health at Hand? Health at Hand is our 24/7* health information telephone helpline, which gives your...

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