Norfolk Business News

Policy
18/03/2019
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Monday) slightly downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting growth of just 1.2% in 2019 (down from 1.3%), which if realised would be the weakest growth in a decade. The BCC has also downgraded its growth forecast for 2020 to...
Policy
15/03/2019
Commenting on the parliamentary vote on extending Article 50, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “While most businesses will support an extension to Article 50 to avert the prospect of a messy and disorderly exit on the March 29th, with just two...
General
14/03/2019
Free Health at Hand Service is an exclusive service provided through AXA for Chamber Members included in their membership package.  Providing expert health information you can trust when your health worries are keeping you awake at night. The 24/7 Health at Hand service is a team of qualified...
Export
13/03/2019
Here in the export department at the Norfolk Chambers of Commerce we understand the daily pressures that you as exporters and agents come up against when preparing Certificates of Origin and other shipping documents and how tricky it can be when things are delayed.  Julie Austin, Norfolk Chambers'...
Export
13/03/2019
As the possibility of a no-deal exit from the European Union draws closer we, as part of the accredited Chambers network have been working with the British Chambers of Commerce to try to make the process as smooth as possible for exporters. Commenting on the Parliamentary vote on the motion to rule...
Policy
13/03/2019
Commenting on the announcement of changes to tariffs in the event of a no-deal Brexit, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “If the tariffs announced today were to come into effect, there would be winners and losers across UK industry overnight. The...
Policy
13/03/2019
Commenting on the parliamentary defeat of the meaningful vote on the Brexit agreement, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Businesses have warned time and again that the United Kingdom is not ready to face the consequences of a messy and disorderly...
General
12/03/2019
The University of East Anglia (UEA) is sponsoring British Cycling’s 2019 HSBC UK | National Road Championships which will see the very best athletes in British cycling competing in Norfolk this June. The British Cycling Challenge 100 Sportive will take place on Sunday 30th June, the same day as the...
Policy
12/03/2019
Commenting on the latest UK GDP and trade statistics, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Although there was an increase in GDP growth between December and January, the data for the longer three-month period recorded an...
General
11/03/2019
Business leaders from Norfolk and Suffolk discovered the benefits of connecting regional economies on a recent trade mission to the South West. A delegation of 20 visited the area to learn more about its nuclear power and food and drink sectors, and to seek mutual business opportunities. After...

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