Working in Norfolk
Working in Norfolk, it’ a great place to be…
As accountancy recruitment specialists based in Norfolk, we’re probably a bit biased when we say that we think it’s a great place to live and work! We are often approached by candidates looking for an accountancy job in Norfolk who are thinking of moving to the area from another part of the UK. So if you’re thinking of relocating to Norfolk, we thought we would ease the decision-making process by sharing our top seven reasons why living and working in Norfolk could be a great career move:
1. Norfolk’s capital city, Norwich, is currently ranked sixth in the top 10 of shopping cities in the UK. Blessed with a great blend of national chains and quirky independent stores, Norwich city centre is compact and largely pedestrianised, making it easy to grab a bargain in your lunchbreak.
2. A great climate – East Anglia is the driest region in the UK and according to Pete Waters, brand manager for the tourism authority Visit Norfolk – “Norfolk is the combined sunniest and driest county in the country.” Its not exactly Mediterranean, but as UK weather goes, its about as good as it gets.
3. The Norfolk Broads – the UK’s largest protected wetland is a mosaic of rivers, lakes and marshland covering over 300 square kilometres. Unwind after work with a boat trip and a spot of fishing, or spend some time exploring the unspoilt countryside on your days off.
4. Captivating coastlines – with 93 miles of coast, Norfolk is home to some of the best beaches in the country. Within a half hour drive of Norwich are the seaside resorts of Great Yarmouth and Cromer, or choose the quiet sands of Mundesley and Waxham for a spot of Summer sunbathing or a walk after work.
5. Low crime rate – Norfolk is one the safest areas in the UK with 44 crimes per 1000 population compared to a national average of 66/1000 (statistics from October 2013).
6. Great food and drink – agriculture still dominates this largely rural county which makes great quality, fresh produce easily accessible via a thriving network of farmers markets and specialist food shops. Norwich also offers a diverse range of eating establishments for a quick working lunch or a substantial dinner with colleagues. The annual Norfolk Food and Drink Festival, which takes place in early autumn, celebrates the area’s rich gastronomic culture and is the largest event of its kind in the country.
7. Its closer than you think – less than two hours by train to central London makes Norwich a convenient place to live and work within easy reach of the capital. The city also boasts an international airport with daily links to Amsterdam, or take a short drive to Stansted for a wider choice of destinations.
If you are thinking of relocating to Norfolk, contact us today for details of accounting jobs in Norwich on 01603 516254 :-