Norfolk Business News

General
07/03/2019
The British Chambers of Commerce today (07/03/19) launched the opening of the Chamber Business Awards at London Stock Exchange with 2018 Business of the Year winners Northcoders.  The prestigious competition is one of the showpiece events in the business calendar, recognising and promoting the...
General
05/03/2019
The recent Mayor’s Business Awards now in its 30th year, held at Kings Lynn’s Corn Exchange, gathered together the top local businesses of the area. These awards are a clear celebration of the hard work the business community does, and how hard they are working to achieve great things over the last...
Export
05/03/2019
Have you considered China as your next export market? Looking for advice on doing business with China? China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) is hosting a 1-2-1 business clinic with an expert China advisor on the 13th March, 2019 in Norwich. Boyi Mu– China Market Business Advisor from CBBC will...
Policy
04/03/2019
HMRC are encouraging businesses trading outside the UK to apply for an Economic Operator Registration Identification (EORI) number. If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, from 11pm on 29th March, UK businesses will need to apply the same processes as are currently used when exporting and importing...
General
04/03/2019
There is an increasing demand for specialist skills.  New Anglia's Digital Tech Sector Skills Plan estimates that 10,000 tech roles – both new and replacement of existing positions – will be needed in Norfolk and Suffolk by 2024.  Employers continue to report ICT/Digital skills shortages, which are...
Policy
28/02/2019
More Norfolk businesses will be able to benefit from ultrafast broadband after Norfolk County Council secured £8m from the UK Government Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Department’s Local Full Fibre Network (LFFN) fund. The £8m funding is part of an £11m programme to upgrade more than 370 of...
Event
27/02/2019
On Wednesday 27 February we booked out the top floor of Bill’s Norwich for a sold out networking breakfast. With over 85 businesses joining us in the newly refurbished restaurant, and different menu options to awaken the taste buds.  The morning started with coffee of course, followed by some...
Policy
26/02/2019
Commenting on the Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons on the next steps in the Brexit process, Nova Fairbank, Head of Policy for Norfolk Chambers of Commerce said: “While this is a giant political leap for the Prime Minister, this is only a small step towards the clarity and...
Policy
26/02/2019
Commenting ahead of today’s Cabinet meeting and the Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons on the Brexit negotiations, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “At this pivotal moment, the government must take decisive steps to avoid the damage...
Export
25/02/2019
The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has now advised that they will no longer be legalising Certificates of Origins and Invoices. Commenting on this change, Julie Austin, International Trade Manager for Norfolk Chamber said:  “Many importers still request that the documents from UK should be...

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