Norfolk Business News

Export
09/07/2012
Which imports have recently been subject to reinforced border checks?   On 5 June 2012, the EU updated its list of imports of plant origin subject to reinforced border checks from 1 July 2012. Controls performed at EU borders have recently been very successful and, consequently, the EU decided to...
Export
09/07/2012
New EU Regulation 389/2012 replaces current procedures on the movement of excise goods with an improved electronic one. The new regulation In the EU, Regulation 2073/2004/EC on administrative co-operation in the field of excise duties has provided a common system whereby, in order to ensure the...
General
09/07/2012
A round-up of health news this week Seaweed bacteria may prevent tooth decay Scientists claim the use of microbes found on seaweed to see more effective results in the fight against tooth decay rather than any of the branded toothpastes. Hospitals accused of creating 'a two-tier' health system...
General
09/07/2012
Smaller Internet-focused businesses looking for funding could benefit from a new initiative backed by the European Investment Fund and the UK Government. Targeting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with high growth potential, the “Notion Capital 2” fund stands at £62.9 million (€78.2...
Export
09/07/2012
Despite a further rise in exporting activity among both service sector and manufacturing firms, economic growth remains too weak, according to the latest Quarterly Economic Survey from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). The survey for the second quarter (Q2) of 2012 shows that businesses are...
General
06/07/2012
After a delicious buffet lunch at Yours Business Networks, Paul Leggett gave an insightful and honest account of the importance of investing in people. As Director of HR & Administration for Cooper Roller Bearings he understands that people are key to any business. Paul discussed the many ways...
General
06/07/2012
Annual producer output inflation down from 2.9% in May to 2.3% in June; annual producer input inflation down from nil in May to -2.3% in June Commenting on the producer price figures for June 2012, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber said: “The decline in producer price inflation shows that...
Export
05/07/2012
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General
05/07/2012
Commenting on today’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decision, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The £50bn increase in Quantitative Easing (QE) announced by the MPC may have only marginal benefits to the real economy. Arguments for increasing QE have...
General
04/07/2012
Commenting ahead of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decision tomorrow (Thursday), David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Given the difficult economic circumstances, both in the UK and across the world, many expect the MPC to announce a £50bn increase in...

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