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Bethany Whymark

People in the East of England are more likely to have experienced an unsolicited approach for a possible pension or investment scam than anywhere else in the UK.

They’re at the top of their businesses and the top of their game.

Household expenses and other outgoings cost people living in the East of England more than £3,000 a month an average, a new report claims.

A lobbying group has warned a “cashless society” could spell trouble for the region’s small businesses, as new figures show the number of payments made by debit card in the UK overtook those made by cash for the first time in 2017.

The new boss of a major East Anglian holiday resort has revealed its £10m investment plan for the next year.

A record number of projects were started with direct foreign investment (FDI) in the East of England in 2017, research shows.

A publishing boss and a motor sport veteran are among the new appointments to the board of a Norfolk boat builder.

Shareholders at an East Anglian agricultural purchasing group received a £600,000 payout for the last financial year – an increase of 15% on the previous year.

A social enterprise helping young people across East Anglia is encouraging more companies to get their staff involved in volunteering as the country marks National Volunteers Week.

The East of England’s biggest water company has reported a strong financial performance in preliminary results despite “operational challenges”.

The productivity puzzle has bedevilled the country for a decade – but new research suggests firms are still be refusing to face up to the problem.

Moves to bring more transparency into the UK funerals market have been welcomed by the East Anglian head of a national industry body.

The finance watchdog must put its money where its mouth is in a proposed crackdown on high-cost lending, according to finance professionals.

The boss of a Suffolk brewer has been commended in an awards ceremony designed to celebrate sustainable and environmentally friendly business practices.

The sun shone on the region’s tourism sector this weekend, which was able to end a successful May with a bang. Bethany Whymark assesses the feelings of the sector after its Bank Holiday boost.

Business owners are being encouraged to help offenders get a foothold in the job market to drive down the £15bn annual bill which reoffending incurs for the country.

As the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) approaches, Bethany Whymark speaks to East Anglian experts about the facts – and myths – around the biggest data protection shake-up in two decades.

A national meat processor is on course to build western Europe’s “most advanced” poultry plant on the Norfolk/Suffolk border after securing planning permission.

It is said that we know more about the surface of the moon than we do about the bottom of our oceans.

From Nordic walking sessions to staff meetings on the beach – there are few health-focused activities East Anglian businesses haven’t tried to improve the wellbeing of their employees.

Changing one person’s mind about something can require significant effort – but how do you change the attitudes of an entire workforce?

An East Anglian poultry producer has launched a new range of pre-prepared products as part of a company growth plan.

The plague of “presenteeism” in workplaces is growing, new figures show – and could even now be spreading into the digital sphere.

The Federation of Small Businesses’ former East Anglian chairman has been elected to the organisation’s national board.

An East Anglia food producer has raised almost £6,000 for a children’s charity.

The East of England Co-op has beefed up its security services to launch a new arm of the business.

Creditors of Carpetright have approved a rescue deal which will see a quarter of its stores shut – including two in Norfolk.

Like many aspects of business, the direction of modern consumerism is changing.

Where is your business on the workplace wellbeing journey?

Energy giants have given a multi-billion pound vote of confidence to the industry in the East of England.

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