Norfolk Business News

Export
08/05/2012
Three directives will be repealed and replaced on 8 May 2012 by one regulation. Regulation 1007/2011 on textile fibre names and related labelling and marking of the fibre composition of textile products will repeal and replace the following directives. •Directive 2008/121/EC on textile names. •...
Export
08/05/2012
A survey of over 8,000 businesses released by the British Chambers of Commerce, shows that exporting activity continues to increase. However, the findings also suggest that providing firms with more training in foreign languages, and increasing their exposure to international companies would...
Export
08/05/2012
The Foreign Office Department of UK Trade and Investment and the University of East Anglia Business School have formed a strategic alliance to explain and support the development of UK businesses both large and small with particular emphasis on international trade. A series of live interactive...
Export
08/05/2012
Growing high-tech & innovative businesses... this project helps you develop & manage relationships with potential business partners, customers & suppliers in in northern France. The main aims of the project are to : To support the growth of bilateral France-England trade amongst...
General
04/05/2012
The A47 need upgrading. Poor infrastructure is slowing down economic growth and the creation of jobs in Norfolk. At a time when  our businesses are having to be even more innovative in the way of using technology in their businesses, getting around the county or out of the Norfolk,  mainly still...
General
03/05/2012
Wouldn’t be great if Norfolk could be one of the areas which were given the trial for the new motorway speed limit to 80 mph announced by Roads minister Mike Penning this week. We are making progress on getting the A11 dual carriageway, the advance work on farm access roads is underway,...
General
03/05/2012
Once again yesterday Norfolk rail commuters suffered a rotten journey to London from Norfolk with 16 Norwich to Liverpool Street services cancelled.  Business passengers heading to London were hit by major disruptions. This was due to a line problem close to Liverpool Street which led to a reduced...
Export
03/05/2012
The Belarusian Chamber of Commerce are organising a Trade Visit to the UK and would like to visit Norfolk.   The group will be coming over 10-15th June 2012.   Attached is a list of the delegates along with their interests.    If anyone interested in meeting the delegation, please could you e-mail...
General
02/05/2012
The news that the UK economy contracted in the first quarter – thereby heralding a technical recession – was unexpected. Here at the Chamber, we were awaiting an unimpressive but positive figure, given the results of our latest Quarterly Economic Survey and also what we hear day in, day out, from...
General
01/05/2012
An emergency response centre is set to be built at Suffolk's Sizewell B power plant, to be used in the event of a disaster. As part of EDF Energy’s Japanese Earthquake Response (JER) Programme work, to further enhance safety margins, the purchasing of back-up equipment has begun to provide...

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