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J Sainsbury is looking to cut around 2,000 payroll and human resources jobs across the business as it continues a cost-cutting drive meant to slash £500m over the next three years.

Kettle Foods UK managing director Ashley Hicks said while the group would continue to fry potato crisps in Norfolk for the UK market, if tariffs made it unviable to distribute from Norwich to Europe he would consider the move.

Development sites and opportunities across Norfolk and Suffolk will be showcased to international investors with the aim of attracting projects to the region.

Suffolk brewer Adnams has teamed up with a Norwich tech company to launch a game inspired by its most popular beer.

An influential committee of MPs is ramping up pressure on Britain’s financial watchdog to publish details of misconduct at Royal Bank of Scotland and has threatened to use “formal powers” to demand publication of a leaked report.

Nearly half of motorists in the East of England would consider changing their job to get away from traffic congestion, a study found.

Energy regulator Ofgem is to extend its prepayment price cap to one million more vulnerable households this winter, saving them £120 a year.

The boss of Ryanair has reportedly apologised to pilots, offering them incentives to stay with the carrier in a personal letter.

Television and film platform Netflix has increased the price of its streaming service in the UK and US.

A supermarket deal has seen a brewery up its non-alcoholic beer sales to 10% of its business.

Working mothers are playing an increasingly important role in the modern workforce - but employers must offer them the flexibility to balance a career with family life. Doug Faulkner reports.

A travel agent has moved to reassure customers left stranded by the collapse of Monarch Airlines that they will not lose money.

Output in Britain’s manufacturing sector slipped in September amid a surge in costs linked to higher commodity prices and the weak pound.

A project to build a ground-breaking scientific facility has generated an estimated £12.5m for Norfolk and Suffolk’s economy.

Money Saving Expert founder Martin Lewis talks you through how to get your finances ready for Christmas.

Construction and waste services group Kier has announced a 5% rise in turnover with a strong performance in its East Anglian division.

Outsourcing giant Mitie has confirmed around 480 jobs are being axed as part of its turnaround plan and warned over higher-than-expected costs of its overhaul.

After three-and-a-half years helping the region’s economy to grow as chairman of the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, Mark Pendlington will step down from the role today. Doug Faulkner spoke to him about his reflections on his tenure.

A travel agency has offered youngsters a chance to train while on the job after launching an apprenticeship scheme.

The cost of renting a private property grew by 2.4% in August, according to new figures, the highest rate of growth in the sector this year.

A lack of available land for development is holding back East Anglian builders from filling the demand for housing, according to research by a trade body.

Professional recruitment specialists Pure has completed an office cycling challenge to raise funds for the Papworth Trust.

A micro-brewery has collected a clutch of medals for the taste of its beers at an international competition.

The John Lewis Partnership has bemoaned falling consumer demand and cost increases linked to the Brexit-hit pound as it reported a collapse in half-year profits.

Boating businesses from Norfolk and Suffolk are brimming with confidence as they set course for the south coast for one of their industry’s biggest shows.

The region will play its part in a national conversation about how to regenerate coastal towns at a showcase with developers and investors.

An electrical goods retailer has invested more than £50,000 in a demonstration kitchen to highlight its products.

An audio visual distributor has seen double digit growth as it increased turnover off the back of acquisitions.

A menswear retailer with stores across Norfolk and Suffolk has gone into administration, leaving suit-hire customers facing uncertainty.

Pub group Greene King has blamed falling consumer confidence, rising costs and bad weather for a slump in first quarter sales.

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