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Suffolk tent hire company Events Under Canvas has received one of is most unusual commissions − to set up camp for a corporate event at the foot of a volcano.

Leisure airline Jet2.com is to operate its first ski programme from Stansted Airport his winter.

A fast-growing consultancy which helps businesses claim research and development (R&D) tax credits is to open another new office.

Ipswich has been named as the best place in the UK to start a small business.

Toys and games retailer Toys’R’Us says it is “business as usual” for its UK stores - including in Ipswich - despite the chain’s North American arm filing for bankruptcy protection in the United States and Canada.

Members of the team leading a campaign for Government investment in improvements to the A14 in Suffolk have met with officials from Highways England the Department for Transport to highlight the impact of delays on local businesses.

Associated British Ports (ABP) has continued its investment in the Port of Ipswich with the purchase of a new fleet of forklift trucks.

Ipswich Building Society has successfully completed a partnership with the University of Suffolk Business School by hosting a international student on a month-long internship.

Venues and planners in west Suffolk are being invited to tap into the popularity of Cambridge as a location for events.

The University of Suffolk is launching a Talent Academy, offering up-and-coming leaders the opportunity to improve their managerial skills and insight by tapping into the knowledge of leading scholars.

TV consumer rights champion Dominic (Dom) Littlewood was guest of honour as home improvement specialist SEH BAC launched a new showroom in Colchester.

Developers at the Games Hub run by the University of Essex in Colchester are celebrating after winning the UK Game of the Show award at a major international event.

Suffolk Chamber International, the overseas trade arm of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a Doing Business in the USA event on Wednesday, September 27.

A Suffolk company which has carved out a niche supplying equipment to superyacht owners around the world has been presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in recognition of its export success.

Employment in the UK has reached a new record level but the squeeze on incomes continues, with wages lagging further behind the rate of inflation according to the latest official figures.

Family-owned home furnishings retailer Glasswells is going “back to the future” with the opening of a store in Sudbury – in a unit it previously operated from more than 10 years ago.

The Port of Felixstowe is about to complete a century of “mega-ship” visits for 2017, as the UK’s maritime industry celebrates London International Shipping Week (LISW).

Employment prospects in the East of England have rebounded strongly despite the continuing economic uncertainty over Brexit, according to a new report.

Businesses in the East of England enjoyed a solid month of sales growth during August but margins came under further pressure, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Regional Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI).

An Essex baby care brand which has introduced an 80-year-old Finnish tradition into the UK has been shortlisted for a national award.

More than 2.7m passengers passed through Stansted Airport last month, completing its busiest ever peak summer season.

The Volkswagen Van Centre in Bury St Edmunds has set a new mark for consistency by achieving a record third consecutive win in the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Awards.

Bus and train operator Go-Ahead, which employs around 400 people in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex, has reported a slump in annual profits amid continuing woe for its strike-hit Southern Railway operation.

Ipswich-based building firm SEH French has been working on projects at six Suffolk primary schools ahead of this week’s return of pupils from the summer holiday.

Essex-based Spicerhaart, the UK’s largest independent estate agency group, is creating more jobs at its Colchester contact centre following the acquisition of a leading chain along the M6 corridor.

A Suffolk-based public relations firm is celebrating after securing a national client.

Regional retailer the East of England Co-op has received two nominations under a national training awards programme.

Family support charity Home-Start has began receiving deliveries of surplus food from the Marks & Spencer Foodhall store at Martlesham Heath, near Ipswich.

Businesses in Essex are being invited to have their say on Stansted Airport’s plans to increase its annual passenger cap to 44.5m.

East Anglia-based electricals retailer Hughes has opened a new store in south Essex.

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