Norfolk Business News

General
31/05/2012
On 30 May Charles Bean, Bank of England spoke to a packed Norfolk Chamber Breakfast at Norwich City Football Club. It was a terrific opportunity for him to speak with local business people and it is great that the Chamber are able to bring their members closer to organisations such as the Bank of...
Policy
30/05/2012
John Morse, Operations Director of marine survey company Gardline, has been appointed as new Vice President of Great Yarmouth Chamber Council. Commenting on his appointment, John said: “I am very excited to take up this new role. As an employee of Gardline, which is one of the largest Great...
Export
30/05/2012
In spite of the volatility caused by the international financial crisis, developing nations remained the key drivers of growth in international trade for 2011, according to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). South Asia exports, driven by soaring Indian trade with China, outperformed other...
General
30/05/2012
With an employment rights report, commissioned by the Prime Minister from a leading venture capitalist, a second publication has appeared with the aim of making life easier for businesses. The TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) and the Institute of Directors (IoD) have put forward a comprehensive plan for...
Export
30/05/2012
Food and Farming Minister Jim Paice has recently visited China on a mission to open up trade for Britain’s farming, food and drink sector. “Food and farming already plays a vital role in the UK economy but I believe there are still great opportunities for growth in emerging markets like China," he...
Export
30/05/2012
The World Trade Organization (WTO) seems incapable of bringing its members together in a binding agreement to complete the Doha round of trade talks, and yet countries are still queuing to join. In September 2003, talks being held in Cancun, Mexico, collapsed in the face of irreconcilable...
Export
30/05/2012
The Government has received 269 bids from employers looking to take part in a new pilot to design and develop their own vocational training programmes, Skills Minister John Hayes has announced. The Employer Ownership pilot invited the first round of bids earlier in the year for a share of the £250...
Export
30/05/2012
On 16 May 2012  the European Union published an amendment to the EU Dual-Use Regulation (Council Regulation 428/2009). The amendment which is made in Council Regulation (EU) No 388/2012 amends the EU Dual-Use List. The new list comes into force 30 days after publication (ie on 15 June 2012). On...
Export
30/05/2012
With effect from 21st May 2012, the Iraq Embassy will make a slight increase to their legalisation fees. Please see Iraqi Circular 724 for more details   30.05.12
Export
30/05/2012
The latest edition of a newsletter on Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRAs), concluded between the European Union and non-EU countries, has been published. It provides information on the current status of MRAs with the USA, Canada, Japan, Switzerland, Australia and New Zealand, as well as on the...

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