Norfolk Business News

Brexit
22/10/2019
For businesses wanting to understand what they need to do to prepare for  Brexit, you can now watch this free HM Government online Brexit Business Readiness Event to watch presentations from government advisers and to find out what actions your business needs to take to prepare for Brexit. ...
Event
21/10/2019
The B2B Exhibition made its debut at Norfolk Showground on Thursday 17th October, opening its doors to the business community 21 years after it first began.  The move to Norfolk Showground saw the event grow significantly with more attendees joining us for a day for face-to-face networking and...
Policy
21/10/2019
Norfolk County Council have released their latest economic report for July – September 2019 – Quarter 2. The report highlighted: Employment levels in Norfolk has increased and is at its highest levels since 2017 Average weekly earnings in Norfolk have risen by 9% but are still lower than the...
Brexit
21/10/2019
Commenting on Saturday’s Parliamentary debate, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “While the parliamentary drama continues, in the real world businesses wait anxiously for a clear outcome. “In the coming days the onus is on the government to answer...
Brexit
18/10/2019
Commenting on the announcement that the UK and EU negotiators have come to an agreement, Dr Adam Marshall of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:    “Business communities will recognise the huge efforts by UK and EU negotiators to reach an agreement. Understandably, many businesses will...
General
16/10/2019
The EDP has recently released the exciting news of the finalist list for one of the biggest business awards in the county; Norfolk Business Awards. It’s great to see several of our members have been selected for a number of the categories, for the full awards list and finalists (click here). These...
Policy
15/10/2019
Commenting on the Queen’s Speech opening a new session of Parliament, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce said: “Our message to government is simple: put the economy at the forefront of your agenda. These are unnerving times for businesses facing Brexit...
Brexit
14/10/2019
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has automatically registered 95,000 businesses for its simplified import procedures allowing most traders up to six months to pay import duties and submit customs declarations, if the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 31 October. The scheme, known as Transitional...
General
10/10/2019
The construction industry contributes £90billion a year to the UK economy (6.7% of the total) and is set to grow by 5.6% over the next 5 years. As part of an ongoing project aimed at readying SMES to bid for major supply chain work Norfolk Chambers of Commerce, Norfolk County Council, New Anglia...
Policy
10/10/2019
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and Bibby Financial Services (BFS) have revealed that uncertainty around Brexit, tariffs and exchange rate volatility are holding back the potential of many UK exporters. The recent survey included 1,140 internationally active UK businesses, and found that...

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