Norfolk Business News

Policy
28/02/2020
The Norwich Opportunity Area are looking for employers who would be willing to take part in sessions anytime during the week commencing Monday 22 June 2020. Aimed at busting stereotypes, facing business challenges and linking the curriculum to real life skills, this week is a brilliant opportunity...
Policy
28/02/2020
North Norfolk District Council will hold a free T Level seminar ahead of the introduction of the new technical qualifications. North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) is organising a free information event specifically for local businesses to introduce them to the new T Level technical qualification...
Policy
27/02/2020
Commenting on the High Court’s judgement on the judicial review of the Airports National Policy Statement, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said: “Business communities across the UK will be bitterly disappointed that plans for a world-leading hub airport are now at risk. “Without expansion,...
Policy
25/02/2020
Highways England are consulting the public and business on the A47 North Tuddenham to Easton dualling scheme.  Highways England have continued to develop the detailed designs and there will be six public consultation events held for local communities and interested parties to once again share their...
General
24/02/2020
On Wednesday 25 March, the Norwich Opportunity Area and its partners will deliver a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style careers event, where 100 specially chosen Year 12 students in Norwich will be tackling a ‘real-life’ business problem. But to ensure that this is a huge success we need support from the local...
Event
21/02/2020
Norfolk’s leading business to business exhibition is back for 2020 and promises to be even bigger and better. With over 900 visitors attending in 2019 The B2B Exhibition is the perfect way to promote your business, get in touch with new potential customers, and build brand awareness. Stand bookings...
General
20/02/2020
The Energy Saving Trust has announced the Department for Transport has made £2 million funding available for the acquisition of ecargo bikes, to support green last mile deliveries. This funding is available to limited companies, sole traders, partnerships, charities and not-for-profit organisations...
Policy
19/02/2020
Commenting on the government’s policy proposals for a points-based immigration system, Nova Fairbank, Head of Policy for Norfolk Chambers of Commerce said:  “The speed and scale of these changes will require significant adjustment by businesses.  “Companies are already investing heavily in home-...
Policy
18/02/2020
Commenting on the ONS labour market figures for February 2020, published today, BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru said: “The jobs market remains remarkably robust, with employment levels rising despite the UK economy stalling at the end of last year. “However, the strong headline figures mask...
Export
18/02/2020
Exporters continued to tread water through the final quarter of 2019 according to the largest independent survey of UK firms, released by British Chambers of Commerce and DHL Express today. The survey of more than 3,300 exporters revealed that manufacturing export orders weakened for a second...

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