Mark Shields Business editor email@example.com @mark__shields Bid to keep jobs at CITB training centre to be discussed at meeting Yesterday, 16:19 Mark Shields Industry and local government leaders will meet bosses at the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) next month to discuss the future of its training centre. East Anglian credit unions team up with new digital bank Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Mark Shields Two credit unions operating across East Anglia have teamed up with a digital bank to offer customers more ways to manage their money. Vision to fill 14,000 life sciences jobs by 2025 is revealed Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Mark Shields Ambitious plans to safeguard Norfolk and Suffolk’s burgeoning life science sector and bio-economy have been revealed. Carillion lenders ‘reject rescue plan’ as crisis at construction group deepens Friday, January 12, 2018 Mark Shields Troubled construction firm Carillion has seen its crisis deepen as it emerged that lenders effectively rejected a rescue plan proposed by the debt-laden group. Martin Lewis: Dreading those Christmas credit card bills? Here’s how to cut them Friday, January 12, 2018 Mark Shields The dreaded post-Christmas credit card bills are beginning to arrive. Moneysavingexpert’s Martin Lewis explains how to tackle them. Ask the Expert: Is a self-invested pension worth the effort? Friday, January 12, 2018 Mark Shields Our reader wants to know if self-investing and making active investment decisions over their pension, rather than putting faith in a pension company, would be a good idea. Carl Lamb of Almary Green responds. Why taking part in Best Employers 2018 could help boost the whole region Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Mark Shields Learning more about how East Anglian companies can become better places to work stands to benefit us all, writes Mark Shields. Best Employers: The search begins to find the best companies to work for in East Anglia Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Mark Shields Is your company one of the best employers in the region? A new initiative aims to find the top businesses to work for in East Anglia – and how to improve your workplace. Alex Pearce of Eras: Best Employers is not just about trophies – we can all get better Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Mark Shields Every business can learn from Best Employers - and it’s not just about the trophies, writes Alex Pearce, director of assessment at Eras. Ask the Expert: Money is tight and we’re building an emergency fund – where should we invest it? Saturday, December 23, 2017 Mark Shields Where should you invest your emergency fund to get the maximum return within easy reach? Carl Lamb from Almary Green explains. Final turbine installed at Galloper offshore wind farm off East Anglian coast Friday, December 22, 2017 Mark Shields The final turbine has been installed at the Galloper offshore wind farm, off the coast of Suffolk. James Walker of Resolver: 4 ways to make some free money this Christmas Friday, December 22, 2017 Mark Shields There are some simple ways to make some free cash this Christmas, writes James Walker of Resolver.co.uk. Updated: High-speed broadband to become a legal right, government decides Wednesday, December 20, 2017 Mark Shields Homes and businesses will have a legal right to demand high-speed broadband by 2020 under new regulations to help the 1.1 million premises which cannot access decent speeds. Archant launches Local Recall project to digitise 150 years of newspaper archives after Google grant Friday, December 15, 2017 Mark Shields Local Recall will also allow readers to search 150 years of archives with voice command. Martin Lewis: How should you invest your children’s Christmas money for them? Friday, December 15, 2017 Mark Shields Slade are on the radio, there’s tinsel everywhere and supermarket shelves are stacked high with mince pies. East Anglian firms named in list of Britain’s Most Admired Companies 2017 Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Mark Shields A global company which has kept more than 100 East Anglian workers in limbo over their jobs for more than two months has topped a list of Britain’s most admired firms. Multiyork cuts 112 jobs as administrators struggle to sell furniture chain Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Mark Shields More than 100 people have lost their jobs at the Thetford headquarters of troubled furniture chain Multiyork, administrators have confirmed. Crash-for-cash fraudsters ‘costing UK motorists £5m a day’ Monday, December 11, 2017 Mark Shields Crash-for-cash fraudsters are fuelling a compensation culture which is pushing car insurance premiums to record levels and costing motorists £5m a day, as promised government reform stall. Care group with homes across Norfolk and Suffolk ‘heading for administration’ Saturday, December 9, 2017 Mark Shields firstname.lastname@example.org Fears are rising that Four Seasons, Britain’s second biggest care homes operator, is heading for administration as hopes of a rescue deal for the debt-stricken group fade. Brewer and distiller Adnams completes switch to renewables – saving 1,000 tonnes of CO2 a year Saturday, December 9, 2017 Mark Shields Brewer and distiller Adnams says it has cut its annual carbon emissions by more than 1,000 tonnes after completing a transition to renewable energy across its entire business. ‘Banks must reinvent themselves to survive’ says building society expanding into East Anglia Friday, December 8, 2017 Mark Shields The boss of a growing building society says he sees a future for finance on the high street despite a raft of bank branch closures in recent weeks. The Future50 Class of 2018: The brightest and boldest companies in Norfolk and Suffolk Thursday, December 7, 2017 Mark Shields They span sectors from tech to health, and tourism to manufacturing – but they are all united by an ambition to grow. Meet the Future50 Class of 2018. Your Own Place: CIC seeking business solutions to social mobility Thursday, December 7, 2017 Mark Shields Despite being the only community interest company in the list, Your Own Place has the same growth ambitions as other Future50 members. Revealing the Future50 Class of 2018 – Norfolk and Suffolk’s brightest businesses Thursday, November 30, 2017 Mark Shields A select group of the region’s most ambitious and inventive companies have been welcomed into the Future50 Class of 2018. Wages rise faster in the East of England than the rest of UK Thursday, November 30, 2017 Mark Shields Workers in the East of England have seen the biggest wage rise in the country, according to new research which says the region’s skills shortage is damaging employee morale. Britvic profits hit by restructuring costs – and claims workers are happier than last year Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Mark Shields Soft drinks giant Britvic has seen full-year profits tumble after it was stung by costs related to an efficiency drive. Norwich and Peterborough name will disappear next year, as two more branches close Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Mark Shields The name of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society will finally disappear from East Anglian high streets next May, its owner has revealed. 127 jobs lost in Brandon as wholesaler Palmer & Harvey goes into administration Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Mark Shields More than 120 people have been made redundant in Brandon after troubled wholesaler Palmer & Harvey went into administration. The brewery eyeing up Dry January for a sales boost Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Mark Shields While retailers try to entice Christmas shoppers with cheap drinks deals, one East Anglian brewery is already planning for the new year detox - and thinks sales of its alcohol-free beer could soar. Government sets target of being ‘most innovative nation in the world’ in new £725m industrial strategy Monday, November 27, 2017 Mark Shields The government has unveiled plans aimed at making the UK the world’s most innovative nation by 2030 by investing £725m to “transform” industries.