Norfolk Business News

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...
General
02/07/2012
Norfolk Chamber Board members Jonathan Cage, Create Consulting and Peter Foster Hugh J Boswell, Caroline Williams CEO, joined Norfolk MPs, New Anglia LEP and Senior Public sector figures to unveil a blueprint for the future of the region's rail services today. This manifesto calls for huge...
General
29/06/2012
Commenting on the deal struck by eurozone leaders in Brussels overnight, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce, said: “Norfolk businesses, and exporters in particular, say the eurozone crisis is one of the greatest source of uncertainty they currently face. “As the political summits...
General
29/06/2012
Commenting on the announcement by the Financial Services Authority that it has found ‘serious failings’ in the sale of financial products to SMEs, John Longworth, Director General at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said.  “The ‘serious failings’ found by the FSA in the sale of interest rate...
General
29/06/2012
The second in the current series of Chill Time, the Norfolk Chambers after hours networking event, got underway last night with a full house at Vodka Revolution with great business being done. Ben Farrin, Managing Director of the Student Pocket Guide Ltd, shared his story with delegates, how he...
Policy
27/06/2012
Commenting on the speech made by the Deputy Prime Minister on youth unemployment today, Caroline Williams, CEO Norfolk Chamber of Commerce said: “Despite a recent fall in youth unemployment, Norfolk employers remain deeply concerned about the number of young people unable to find work. Businesses...
General
25/06/2012
  In the beautiful setting of Norwich Cathedral Ruud Haket, MD Greater Anglia updated delegates on his vision for the company at the most recent Chamber Breakfast. He talked about the improvements that Greater Anglia are putting into place with regards to customer service. These included...
Policy
22/06/2012
Commenting on the speech by Ed Miliband on immigration today, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber, said: “Ed Miliband is right to say that we cannot close Britain off from the world, and that we need a grown up debate on immigration. But for too long, UK firm including Norfolk have struggled to...
Policy
22/06/2012
Brandon Lewis, MP for Great Yarmouth met with members of the Great Yarmouth Chamber Council to discuss local issues.  Among the topics for discussion were education, rejuvenation of the town centre, improvements to the railway station and the Enterprise Zone. Mr Lewis advised that there was work to...
Policy
21/06/2012
Commenting on the proposals to reform collective redundancy prcedures announced by Norman Lamb today, Caroline Williams CEO Norfolk Chamber  said: “As they stand, the UK’s redundancy rules are outdated and damaging to Norfolk firms. Consulting for a quarter of a year to change the direction of a...

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