Bethany Whymark firstname.lastname@example.org @EDPBethany Witnessing tragedy drove ex-Army medical students to start their own business Sunday, October 14, 2018 Bethany Whymark Two university students from Norwich have delivered first aid training for a major car maker after setting up their own business. Workers in East of England spend more on payday than almost any other region Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Bethany Whymark Almost a quarter of people (23%) in the East of England spend more than half of their income the day they receive it, new research shows. Pizzas and summer drinks help Greggs beat off heatwave sales slump Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Bethany Whymark Greggs helped staved off a downturn during this year’s heatwave with a range of summer drinks and focaccia-style pizzas. Video: These companies have been named as East Anglia’s best employers Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Bethany Whymark East Anglia’s best employers have been crowned in an awards ceremony which brought together more than 150 business people from around the region. Move to cashless society ‘could cost region’s businesses their customers’ Wednesday, October 3, 2018 Bethany Whymark The move towards a cashless society in East Anglia could cause companies to lose customers, a business lobbying group has claimed. Video: Survey reveals East Anglia’s small firms catching up with the big boys on staff development Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Bethany Whymark The region’s smaller businesses are catching up with their larger counterparts when it comes to investment in employee training, a new survey has revealed. Video: Four tips to get your staff more engaged – according to Best Employers bosses Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Bethany Whymark The Best Employers Eastern Region 2018 winners are set to be announced tomorrow – but recognising these companies is only one of the initiative’s aims. Video: The region’s ‘Best Employers’ to be revealed at awards conference Monday, October 1, 2018 Bethany Whymark The results are in – is your business among the East’s best companies to work for? East Anglia agrees trade partnership with Dutch province Thursday, September 27, 2018 Bethany Whymark Dutch trade officials have signed a partnership agreement with Norfolk and Suffolk to strengthen trade relations between the areas. Hoseasons’ home region is now its most popular location for 2019 bookings Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Bethany Whymark Investment and improved accommodation quality has helped a self-catering holiday specialist bump up summer revenue from its East Anglian sites by almost a fifth. Time running out to nominate your favourite tourism business for regional awards Monday, September 24, 2018 Bethany Whymark Time is running out for tourism and leisure businesses to put their names forward for a regional industry awards. New Anglia LEP boss outlines its key role in developing local industrial strategy Thursday, September 20, 2018 Bethany Whymark Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) and the support they provide for businesses will continue to be relevant in post-Brexit Britain, bosses at the East Anglian partnership have said. Tesco to launch new discount store chain in East of England Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Bethany Whymark Tesco is to launch a new discount store format in the East of England. Opinion: Jamie Brown of Archant’s Digital Decoded: Helping businesses grapple with the ‘marketing monster’ Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Bethany Whymark Jamie Brown explains how Digital Decoded can help SMEs navigate the mire of marketing products. Bury St Edmunds clinics join forces for Macmillan Coffee Morning Sunday, September 16, 2018 Bethany Whymark Two Bury St Edmunds businesses are joining forces for a Macmillan coffee morning. Video: Winter weather disruption at Center Parcs drags down profits Friday, September 14, 2018 Bethany Whymark Profits at holiday group Center Parcs have slipped despite the group inching closer towards the half-billion pound turnover mark. East of England’s housing market still slowing down, RICS finds Thursday, September 13, 2018 Bethany Whymark Growth in the East of England housing market eased over the summer amid an increasingly diverse regional picture across the UK, a new study shows. Region’s housebuilders ‘waking up’ to skills shortage as demand for new homes rises Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Bethany Whymark The construction industry in East Anglia is “waking up” to a chronic shortage of skilled staff following a decade of under-investment in training. Audio-visual retailer is not ‘bailing out’ of UK despite European expansion plans, boss says Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Bethany Whymark The boss of one of East Anglia’s most acquisitive companies has reiterated its commitment to the UK following a string of European purchases. Employment falls in East as national vacancy rate hits record high Tuesday, September 11, 2018 Bethany Whymark Employment in the East of England fell in the three months to July, following a national trend. Supporting projects to help those on the fringes get back into work Saturday, September 8, 2018 Bethany Whymark Voluntary and community projects in Suffolk and Norfolk supporting more than 500 people to find a job or become work ready, have received £200,000 in grants. Football frenzies and financial strategy: five things to take away from Greene King’s summer trading update Friday, September 7, 2018 Bethany Whymark Suffolk brewer Greene King says its sales were lifted over the summer by warm weather and the World Cup. More than 400 jobs at risk at department store chain Fenwick Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Bethany Whymark Retailer Fenwick is swinging the axe on 421 jobs as part of a cost-cutting drive amid a collapse in annual profits. Latest trainee cohort joins regional accountancy firm Tuesday, September 4, 2018 Bethany Whymark A regional accountancy and business advice firm has welcomed its newest cohort of trainees. Could your small business be an FSB award winner? Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Bethany Whymark A business organisation has begun its search for the best and brightest small businesses in the East of England. Businesses ‘need more details’ to de-code no-deal Brexit advice Friday, August 24, 2018 Bethany Whymark Business lobbying groups have blasted a series of government documents laying out advice for a no-deal Brexit. Why festival season can give businesses a reason to celebrate Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Bethany Whymark Businesses should make the most of festival season, an East Anglian finance expert has urged. East Anglian companies owed half a million pounds by House of Fraser Monday, August 20, 2018 Bethany Whymark Browse the list of companies owed money by House of Fraser – including East Anglian firms left nearly £500,000 out of pocket. East’s science and tech firms commercialise groundbreaking research with £300m venture capital funding Thursday, August 16, 2018 Bethany Whymark Almost £300m of venture capital (VC) investment in East of England businesses in the second quarter of 2018 is helping firms push ahead with cutting-edge projects. Unemployment drops significantly in East of England Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Bethany Whymark The East of England saw one of the largest drops in unemployment of any UK region heading into the summer, according to new figures.