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Eye-based manufacturer Wrightfield has launched two new brands after it secured a major contract with an international supplier.

Virtual-reality videos give potential recruits an engineer’s-eye view of work for BT Openreach.

The region’s biggest water companies have revealed plans to come together to tap into the talent of the future.

Up to 20,000 new construction jobs will be created in the East of England in the next five years, according to new research carried out by the Construction Industry Training Board – but sector growth is set to slow.

Up to 150 jobs have been put at risk at turkey producer Bernard Matthews in Norfolk, the company has confirmed.

East Anglia’s offshore energy industry has been held up as a potential beneficiary of a new £65m subsea, space and life science training, research and testing centre.

The region’s local enterprise partnership has been awarded an additional £69m from government to improve infrastructure and skills, and support small businesses and innovation.

It’s cold, wet, and miserable, so no wonder this is the peak summer holiday booking period.

Audio-visual trade specialist Midwich has upgraded its revenues and profit expectations in 2016 after a strong second half to the year.

From “she only makes the tea” to “my accountant speaks a different language” – these are some of most bizarre excuses unscrupulous bosses have used to avoid paying their workers the National Minimum Wage.

A Beccles company which specialises in ultra-high pressure water is eyeing growth after receiving a grant for new equipment.

Stansted airport is braced to handle more than 1.2 million over the Christmas period – and Friday is expected to be its busiest day for departures.

Partners have voted in favour of a merger between law firms Eversheds and Sutherland.

The latest plan to tackle the construction skills gap in East Anglia has been signed, with a focus on encouraging more young people to choose careers in the sector.

The best and brightest have been recognised at an awards ceremony to promote the role of women in East Anglia’s tech sector.

Outdoor adventure firm Go Ape has picked up a national award in recognition of rapid growth which has seen it expand across the country.

An international deal to reduce oil production could make the Southern North Sea (SNS) off the coast of East Anglia “a much more attractive playground” if it leads to a rise in fuel prices, says an industry leader.

East Anglian brewer Greene King has apologised and launched an internal investigation after the bank details of more than 2,000 employees were emailed across its pub network.

Regional law firm Eversheds has confirmed it is discussions regarding a merger with US firm Sutherland.

East Anglian insurance broker Alan Boswell Group has taken a further step into the Cambridge market after snapping up a firm in a multi-million pound deal.

East Anglian facilities management firm Servest has set its sights on hitting £1bn in revenue, as it today announces its second major acquisition in a week.

Smaller creditors could be left battling to survive because of the domino effect of the deal the save Bernard Matthews, industry experts have warned.

Unions have given a “cautious welcome” to the long-awaited sale of Bernard Matthews to the owner of the 2 Sisters Food Group.

The chair of parliament’s work and pensions committee has hit out at a potential deal for Bernard Matthews which would see the turkey producer’s pension scheme transferred to the government’s safety net.

Union leaders are seeking an urgent meeting with bosses at Bernard Matthews as it emerged a second buyer may be in the running for the troubled turkey producer.

The Bank of England left interest rates unchanged at 0.25% today.

Unions have called for answers after reports that turkey giant Bernard Matthews could be preparing to transfer the company’s pension liability to the Pension Protection Fund.

Norfolk and Suffolk’s most dynamic businesses were recognised as the Future50 class of 2016 was unveiled.

Unions have pledged to keep a close eye on developments at turkey producer Bernard Matthews, after meeting management to find out about the potential sale of the company.

An insurance firm with officess across East Anglia said yesterday it has already made major changes as it was hit with a £2.63m fine by the Financial Conduct Authority for breaching rules on handling client funds.

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