Supporting businesses, health workers and volunteers
Working with business leaders and other Norfolk councils to support small local businesses, health workers, and volunteers across the county has been a key partnership endeavour for the county council.
Our key partners have included the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and city, district and borough councils.
We are keen to help ensure appropriate support is in place. To better understand the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on current and future business, a survey has been circulated to small businesses including butchers, green grocers and pharmacies. These businesses are at the sharp end of service delivery and are vital to the resilience of the county, particularly in rural communities.
The survey can still be completed here and businesses can access a range of help and advice on the county council’s Support for Business pages.
A simple parking permit has launched to ease the way for health workers and community volunteers, who are helping people across Norfolk. This was brought together as a result of the county, city, borough and district councils coming together to create the new permits. These allow free parking in all council run car parks, in on-street pay and display bays, and permit parking and time limited waiting bays. They are for key workers and community volunteers, initially for three months but this will be extended if necessary.