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The Royal Wedding could provide a much needed boost for retailers and the hospitality trade with spending on memorabilia and celebrations expected to boost the region’s economy.

Suffolk is “punching above its weight” with ground-breaking technology, a sector leader has said following the release of an influential report.

Struggling children’s retailer Mothercare has unveiled plans to axe 50 stores across the UK with 800 jobs at risk.

Npower has become the latest firm to ramp up energy bills in a move that will hammer a million people.

Troubled retailer Carpetright has clinched emergency funding to help it keep trading with a £15m unsecured loan, the company confirmed on Friday.

An East Anglian brewer is hoping to score a winner after teaming up with world breweries to create a beer to celebrate the FIFA World Cup.

Oil prices surged to their highest level since 2014 as US President Donald Trump’s plans to scrap the Iran deal raised the possibility of locking one of the biggest crude producers out of the market.

The number of struggling companies restructuring through a company voluntary arrangement has nearly doubled since Christmas – a rise described as “seismic” by East Anglian experts.

A logistics firm with more than 50 years experience in the oil and gas sector has expanded into the region as it aims to serve the renewables market.

Scrapping inheritance tax to give young people £10,000 to get on the property ladder is one policy put forward by an influential commission as it seeks to address fairness between the generations.

The boss of UK Power Networks has come under scrutiny after the firm was forced to order an investigation into a multimillion-pound contract awarded to a company in which his son is a senior director, it can be revealed.

Morrisons chief executive David Potts is set to be quizzed on the £12bn merger of Sainsbury’s with Asda when the supermarket reports first quarter figures on Thursday.

Renewable energy projects across Norfolk and Suffolk are producing more than £71m of electricity a year as businesses continue to invest in independent power.

Up to 1,000 jobs are under threat after a high-street fashion brand with concessions across Norfolk and Suffolk called in administrators.

A union has welcomed “cast-iron assurances” over job security at a printers known for producing the Harry Potter series.

The number of companies reporting staff turning up to work when they are ill has tripled since 2010, a survey of British employers has revealed.

Weak growth, adverse weather and tough festive trading may have contributed to a jump in regional business insolvencies in the first three months of the year, according to a trade body.

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is the latest bank to announce branch closures with nearly 800 jobs at risk in England and Wales.

A printer which produced the Harry Potter series is beginning a new chapter after being sold to a European group in a £20m deal.

Sainsbury’s has confirmed it has agreed terms for a £12bn merger with Walmart-owned Asda, setting the stage for one of the most audacious deals in British retail history.

A sharp fall in business deals in the East of England could be down to investors being picky and more cautious amid political uncertainty at the start of the year, say experts.

The fate of 300 Carpetright workers will be decided on Thursday when creditors to the stricken retailer vote on a radical store closure programme.

Waterstones is to accelerate its expansion plans after being sold to US hedge fund Elliott Advisors, the book chain’s boss has said.

An East Anglian manufacturer which has worked on equipment for Robbie Williams and Disney says it has chopped its waste in half by retraining staff.

The transport and logistics industry continues to be plagued by a shortage of drivers, said bosses at an East Anglian industry event.

Nearly 300 jobs will be lost after a fashion retailer became the latest high street casualty.

Councils have reassured tax-payers over services outsourced to struggling firm Capita.

The latest member of the Cambridge family could provide a baby bump for the Norfolk and Suffolk economy thanks to celebratory spending.

East Anglian branches of Lloyds Banking Group are among those in the firing line after it announced plans to shut another 49 branches and cut 1,230 jobs.

A wine seller has revealed £24m investment plans as it aims to drive growth across its business and break the half a billion pound barrier.

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