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Two members of Labour’s shadow transport team have visited London Stansted to view the airport’s plans for making further use of its runway capacity.

Fast-growing phone and data services company Chicane Voice & Data, based near Ipswich, has doubled its office space to make room for further expansion.

Cambridge-based logistics group James Dolan has made its second acquisition in Suffolk in 18 months with the purchase of Dooley Rumble.

Business support agency Menta is staging a series of six “masterclasses” to help organisations prepare for the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect next May.

The Culver Square shopping centre in Colchester is to become part of a national “business incubator” project offering £300,000-worth of support of start-up ventures.

Seamans Building, based at Thurston, near Bury St Edmunds, is celebrating national recognition after picking up a trophy at the LABC Building Excellence Awards grand final in London.

The ONE Haverhill Partnership has launched a new drive to encourage more businesses to get involved in supporting its projects and priorities for the town.

Average earnings have slipped further behind the rate of inflation, despite unemployment falling to its lowest level for more than 12 years.

Ipswich Building Society chief executive Richard Norrington has made his first prison visit as part of the society’s efforts to improve “financial literacy”.

Businesses in the East of England saw a sharp upturn in growth last month, according to the latest regional Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) from Lloyds Bank.

A member of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce’s Young Chamber initiative has been recognised for its achievements in bridging the gap between education and work.

A Suffolk communications agency has been named by energy giant ScottishPower as one of its leading SME suppliers.

Colchester financial advice firm Britton Financial has been acquired by wealth management and financial planning group AFH in a deal valued at £2m.

London Stansted has completed a record-breaking summer season by reporting its busiest-ever October.

Suffolk-based concrete products manufacturer Poundfield has secured another major order for coastal defence work.

Uncertainty surrounds the future of an historic Ipswich pub, with the companies currently behind the operation expected to go into liquidation later this month.

Ipswich Building Society has launched a new “SOS” mortgage range to help home buyers improve their credit profile and regain access to the standard mortgage market.

The Black Lion at Long Melford, near Sudbury, has reopened following a major refurbishment by the Chestnut Group, which acquired the property in July.

Willis Towers Watson (WTW), the global risk management solutions company which has a major office in Ipswich, has become the third patron of the Suffolk Young Chamber initiative run by Suffolk Chamber of Commerce.

Suffolk-based windows, doors and conservatories specialist SEH BAC is among the nominees in the National Home Improvement Council (NHIC) Awards.

Icelandic budget airline WOW Air will be offering a connection to New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) when it begins flights from London Stansted next year.

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond will address local business leaders later this month as guest speaker at an Ipswich Suffolk Business Club event.

Campaigners opposed to an increase in the cap on passengers numbers at Stansted claim that new Government forecasts for growth in air travel undermine the case for expansion put forward by the airport’s owner.

West Suffolk-based cyber security consultancy Foursys has been rebranded following its acquisition earlier this year by telecoms and ICT group Chess.

Nearly 300 businesses from across the East of England and beyond visited Stansted Airport’s 17th annual Meet The Buyers event.

The Bank of England’s decision to raise interests comes as little surprise – but the case for an increase looks highly questionable.

Essex-based automated packing equipment manufacturer Pacepacker has continued to expand after securing a number of new orders.

Suffolk Canine Creche at Martlesham, near Ipswich, is in the running for a national award due to be announced later this month.

Ipswich Building Society has launched two new deals aimed at buy-to-let borrowers seeking smaller loans of up to £150,000.

A 220-acre parcel of land on the southern edge of Ipswich which has just changed hands is likely to be of strategic significance in meeting future demand for commercial property, according to a leading surveyor.

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