Norwich, Kings Lynn and its surrounding county, Norfolk are home to some of Britain’s most prominent businesses, particularly those in agriculture, farming, fisheries and food production. Norfolk has a powerful energy hub on the east coast, advanced engineering and manufacturing capabilities and a world-class food, life-science and agri-tech cluster.
There is plenty of space for businesses to start up and grow; we have quality, cost-effective, commercial property compared to London and the South East and lower-than-average operating, property and living costs. Norfolk’s economy is large, ranking 15th for jobs and 10th for business numbers out of 206 upper tier authorities. Norfolk has grown faster than the non-London UK average since the recession and is now worth £18.5bn to the UK economy. The Norwich and Norfolk region is a hub for some of the most exciting agricultural, FMCG and agri-tech start-ups and there are some great sales, business development and account manager roles available.