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West Suffolk-based catering supplies business Thomas Ridley Foodservice has celebrated its centenary as a limited company by unveiling its latest investment.

More than 100 temporary jobs will be on offer at Clacton Pier for the coming season - but for some it could prove to be the start of a lasting career.

Tiptree preserves maker Wilkin & Sons has appointed Scott Goodfellow as joint managing director, taking over from Stuart James who retired at the end of December.

Planning permission has been granted for the redevelopment of a site at Great Gilberts Farm, in Old London Road, which currently consists of two barns and a farm house.

The founder of a forward-looking Suffolk accountancy firm has told his story in a new book.

A marine construction and plant hire company based in north Essex, which has a total workforce of around 70, is to relocate its headquarters to the edge of Ipswich.

The Thing-Me-Bobs discount store in Newmarket is to close later this month, with five staff facing redundancy.

Suffolk enterprise agency Menta has hailed its first Coffee Means Business networking event at Baythorne Hall, near Haverhill, as a success.

Academics, business leaders and other stakeholders will be brought together at the first Suffolk Sustainability and Innovation Summit, taking place on February 2.

A new business collaboration involving the University of Essex could help people all over the world who require coloured lenses to help them read.

London Stansted Airport has confirmed it busiest ever calendar year, despite a dip in numbers during December following the cancellation of hundreds of flights by its biggest operator, Ryanair.

Suffolk businesses have reported a strong end to 2017, with sales, orders and employment all improving during the final three months of the year compared with the previous quarter.

East Anglian travel firm Premier Travel is celebrating a successful start to the New Year following a surge in holiday sales.

East Anglian law firm Birketts has advised a family-owned motor retail chain on the acquisition, for an undisclosed sum, of four dealerships from Ford Retail.

A north Essex company has increased its export sales more than five-fold in just three years to more than £1m.

The history of Aspall cider began in 1728 with the arrival at Aspall Hall of Clement Chevallier, originally from Jersey, who had inherited the property six years earlier.

The Suffolk roots of premium cider brand Aspall will remain a key factor in its future development, according to both its new and former owners.

Ipswich Building Society is offering a local charity the opportunity to benefit from a partnership with this year’s Twilight 10K Road Races in the town.

Nick Fayers, managing director of Ipswich-based construction company Barnes for the past 18 years, has died at the age of 56 as a result of a long-standing medical condition.

The Prince’s Trust, the Prince of Wales’ charity which works with young people, is teaming up with the Government’s Innovate UK initiative to encourage more 18- to 30-year-olds to go into business.

Jonathan Martin, operations manager at national estate agency group Spicerhaart which is based in Colchester, has been named as the top fundraiser within the profession across the whole of the UK.

Ipswich remains one of the UK’s fastest-growing city economies, and is well placed to maintain or even improve its ranking this year, according to a new report.

Ipswich Building Society has made changes to its savings and mortgage rates following the Bank of England’s move in November to lift its base rate by 0.25% to 0.5%.

Legal expenses insurance specialist Arc Legal Assistance is poised for further growth after moving into a purpose-built extension to its offices at Lodge Park, close to the A12/A120 interchange on the northern edge of Colchester.

The cost of building the proposed Sizewell C nuclear plant in Suffolk could be up to £5bn less than that of Hinkley Point C in Somerset, work on which has already started.

An East Anglian document storage business is launching a new digital platform for clients to access their information electronically, creating three new jobs.

Suffolk-based Easey Pigs, which was acquired last September by Tulip, has reported increased profits for its last full year as an independent business.

The future of the company behind discount retail chain Poundland became further clouded today as it warned that accounting issues may date back further than previously thought.

A Suffolk brewing company is to be an unlikely participant in a supermarket promotion being launched to mark next month’s “Dry January” campaign.

A new programme of subsidised business skills masterclasses has been arranged by enterprise agency MENTA for 2018.

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