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Enterprise advisers from the Suffolk branch of multinational recruitment agency Adecco have won a national award for their work connecting the county’s schools and colleges with the world of work.

Ipswich Building Society has added further to its expanding range of mortgages with the launch of three new five-year fixed rate products, aimed at the Residential, Buy-to-Let and Shared Ownership markets.

A pub near Chelmsford which was taken over last year by Essex-born chef brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin has been named as the best in the East of England.

Birkett Long has retained its Investors in People (IiP) “gold” status following its latest reaccreditation.

A Suffolk company set up to install and operate revenue-earning charging points for electric vehicles across East Anglia and beyond is well set for growth after signing a deal at an international conference.

Enterprise agency Nwes has launched a new grants brokerage service for SME businesses in Essex and the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough (GCGP) Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area.

Last year was the East of England’s most successful in terms of securing investment from overseas since 2008, according to figures compiled by professional services firm EY.

The East of England Co-op, the region’s largest independent retailer, has consolidated its status as a Top 100 company by posting revenue of £347.709m for the year to January 28, 2017, an increase 2.7% on the previous 12 months.

Pubs and brewing group Greene King, the second-largest member of the Top 100, last year reported a 58% jump in annual turnover following its “transformational” acquisition of the Spirit Pub Company.

Restaurant with rooms The Crown at Woodbridge is to join in celebrating the first “Suffolk Day” on June 21, with dishes featuring the best of the county’s produce.

Ipswich Building Society is encouraging its staff to learn sign language in a move to enhance its face-to-face customer service capabilities.

Specflue is celebrating 25 years in business, during which it has grown from a team of just five into a business employing more than 120 people, with an annual turnover of more than £20m.

A long-established dental practice in west Suffolk has been sold for an undisclosed sum to multiple operator Gensmile.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is to add river boat cruises to its programme next year, with the holidays due to go on sale later this month.

More than 50 colleagues at beverage ingredients specialist Treatt have taken part in a spring cleaning project in Northern Way, Bury St Edmunds, close to the company’s headquarters.

A Colchester businesswoman and author has been invited by WH Smith to speak at its annual staff conferences following the success of her latest book.

Unemployment-related benefit claims edged higher in many parts of Suffolk and north Essex last month – despite the UK-wide jobless total hitting a 42-year low.

The first turbine has been installed at the Galloper Wind Farm site off the coast of East Anglia – one of three major construction milestones reached by the project.

UK Power Networks, which is responsible for electricity distribution across East Anglia, London and the South East, is marking Dementia Awareness Week by rolling out an awareness programme to thousands of its staff.

A west Suffolk manufacturer has joined forces with a sister-company newly acquired by its parent group.

The Colchester-based team of Essex law firm Birkett Long is on the move.

Suffolk business support organisation Menta is to hold its ninth annual Trade Fair event at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds on Tuesday, October 3.

A farm-based holiday lets business at St Osyth has expanded with the addition a three new “Armadilla” glamping pods.

Essex-based healthcare, social care and care homes group Care UK has hailed a clean-sweep of “Outstanding” ratings for one of its treatment centres.

Replacement window specialist SEH BAC has started work on improvements at the West Cliff Theatre in Clacton-on-Sea, the winner of a £10,000 Community Giveaway competition run by the firm to help a deserving community project.

The option of building a second runway at Stansted Airport should return to the political agenda immediately following the General Election, according to a leading business organisation.

Three building projects in Suffolk and north Essex have been named among the winners in the 2017 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Awards for the East of England.

Suffolk research and development tax credits specialist Fiscale is expanding with the opening of a new office to help serve its growing number of clients outside the East of England region.

Stansted has reported its busiest-ever April, with more than 2.1m passengers using the airport last month.

Telecoms and IT solutions company QDOS is targeting further growth after quadrupling its revenues in just three years and doubling the size of its workforce in less than 18 months.

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