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Changes to the personal tax allowance, simplification of the VAT system and a review of tax-exempt business expenses are among the Budget predictions from a regional tax advisory firm.

A report revealing only half of university students secured jobs at the right level after graduating has prompted a challenge to the institutions to justify their tuition fees.

Schemes to invigorate the digital skills agenda in Norfolk and Suffolk will also need to tackle recruitment issues in the region’s tech industry.

An East Anglian cider-making operation which began as home-brewing is now blazing a trail in top-end tipples.

Research by a house building group has revealed “wholly ironic” views among anti-development protesters.

Nearly a quarter of firms believe Brexit may force them to move work outside the UK, according to a new study.

A regional finance firm has signed up to a government scheme which aims to support gender diversity at all levels in the industry.

The East of England suffered the highest number of high street shop closures in the fist half of the year of any English region, according to new research.

A wind farm off the East Anglian coast has begun generating power just a year after construction on it began.

Mounting concern over problem debts and dwindling savings has prompted a group of MPs to launch an inquiry into household finances.

A regional accountancy and business advice firm is launching a new website as part of an image overhaul.

Associated British Foods has joined the rally of calls for a Brexit transition deal as strong sales at its fashion chain Primark led to a 22% rise in profits.

Expansion is on the horizon for an East Anglian law firm which hopes to show young lawyers that the region presents a viable employment alternative to London.

An explosive leak of documents has laid bare the financial affairs of the global elite, including claims that the Queen has a personal fortune invested in an offshore tax haven.

The deputy governor of the Bank of England has signalled it is ready to pull the trigger on more interest rate rises to rein in Brexit-fuelled inflation – a day after the first hike in a decade.

The business and finance communities are reacting cautiously to the Bank of England’s decision to raise interest rates to 0.5% – the first positive base rate movement in more than a decade.

As the Bank of England votes to raise interest rates for the first time since July 2007, here are some of the key questions and answers surrounding the decision.

Consumer borrowing is growing at 10% a year and inflation has hit 3%, meaning that the Bank of England’s decision on interest rates was the most eagerly-anticipated for years. BETHANY WHYMARK explores the potential impact on savers and borrowers.

The stigma of buying “reduced” food is disappearing as shoppers are keen to score a bargain, a supermarket has claimed.

With the Bank of England expected to raise interest rates this week, who will the winners and losers be?

Amid concerns of automation decimating the industrial workforce, a new report suggest 175,000 manufacturing jobs could be created over the next decade under a “fourth industrial revolution” using advanced digital technology.

Brexit could be affecting the desirability of the UK as a business destination, a law firm has suggested.

Almost six in ten oil and gas employers expect a “significant” uptick in recruitment in the next year, a survey has revealed.

MPs investigating the 2 Sisters Food Group have accused the food safety watchdog of intelligence and auditing failings after it admitted to knowing of only “minor” complaints at a processing plant facing allegations of hygiene breaches.

The boss of Debenhams has bemoaned an “uncertain” trading environment as the department store chain reported a collapse in annual profits.

Falling demand for new vehicles put car production into reverse last month, a new report shows.

MPs will hear from the owner of the UK’s largest supplier of supermarket chicken today as part of an inquiry into allegations of food safety breaches.

The UK economy grew by 0.4% in the third quarter of 2017, according to new figures.

Employment lawyer says while we should set clear boundaries, the onus should be on the perpetrator and not the victim.

Companies across the East of England do not believe government is taking big enough steps to improve regional infrastructure.

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