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Dr Donald Gilbert of ProSynth receiving the company's Queen's Award fom Clare, Countess of Euston, Lord Lieutenant of Suffolk.

A Suffolk company which provides complex chemistry services for research and development work at some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies was yesterday presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

The East of England Co-op has put in a planning application to demolish the building as part of a regeneration project.

The East of England Co-op has announced plans to demolish an unused building in Ipswich which will pave the way for more regeneration.

From left, apprentices Bethany Brame, Lydia Lloyd-Potts and  Josephine Brady, Greene King chief executive Rooney Anand, Robert Halfon MP and Jo Churchill MP.

Skills minister Robert Halfon MP has praised the commitment of Bury St Edmunds-based pubs and brewing group Greene King to apprenticeships.

Greenpeace has published a list of the UK's top 100 recipients of European Union farming subsidies.

A number of East Anglian estates and farm businesses are among those receiving hundreds of thousands of pounds under the European Union’s Common Agri-cultural Policy (CAP), according to analysis by environmental group Greenpeace.

Alton Towers in Staffordshire, whose owner, Merlin Entertainments, says it has

Alton Towers owner Merlin Entertainments said today it had “learned every lesson” from last year’s Smiler rollercoaster crash as it revealed that visitor numbers are still being affected.

The Coderus team at Innovation Martlesham

Two technology businesses based at BT’s Adastral Park complex at Martlesham Heath have teamed up to create an innovative security system.

Roys of Wroxham

One of East Anglia’s best-known family brand names is keeping an eye out for expansion opportunities and investing in technology as it continues to perform well.

David Wisbey of Essex law firm Birkett Long.

A care homes firm has praised the contribution of an Essex law firm in helping it acquire three homes in Northern Ireland.

Like-for-like sales at Sainsbury's fell once a gain in the second quarter.
Photo: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

Sainsbury’s has posted a second consecutive quarterly fall in sales amid the continuing supermarket price war.

Jane Riley, Kerseys Solicitors.

A solicitor has become a part-owner of the Ipswich law firm she joined 30 years ago.

Mark Pendlington.

Plans for a new drive to boost productivity in Suffolk and Norfolk are being drawn up by the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

Wolseley is to axe around 800 jobs.
Photo: Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Plumb Center owner Wolseley is set to axe up to 800 jobs as part of a restructuring that will see it shut 80 branches and a distribution centre.

Big Wave PR and Remembrance Travel receiving their gold award at the  Anglia, Thames and Chiltern PRide Awards.

PR professionals from Essex and Suffolk have been celebrating a string of successes in the Anglia, Thames and Chiltern regional round of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations’ annual PRide Awards.

Suffolk Business Ambassadors on their tour of the Port of Ipswich.

A group of Suffolk business leaders who have accepted the challenge of encouraging more inward investement in the county have been given a behind-the-scenes tour of the Port of Ipswich.

The 2015 Menta Trade Fair at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds.

With just a few days until the Menta Trade Fair on Tuesday, October 4, plans are being finalised for the biggest business event yet seen in Bury St Edmunds.

Food & farming news

Greenpeace has published a list of the UK's top 100 recipients of European Union farming subsidies.

A number of East Anglian estates and farm businesses are among those receiving hundreds of thousands of pounds under the European Union’s Common Agri-cultural Policy (CAP), according to analysis by environmental group Greenpeace.

Wed, 17:00
Threshing demonstration at Harvest Past

Visitors took a step back in time for a day down on the farm.

Friday, September 23, 2016
Visitors flock to Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival.

Record numbers of local producers will be taking part in this year’s Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival.

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Tue, 17:51
Victoria Spellman of Gotelee Solicitors.

A GP surgery has been fined £40,000 for the unauthorised disclosure of a patient’s personal data.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Lloyd Clarke of Attwells Solicitors

The number of women suffering from pregnancy discrimination in the workplace has almost doubled in the last decade.

Friday, September 9, 2016
Dermott Thomas of Barker Gotelee.

The Brexit vote has left many questions, with the making and application of law being a major imponderable.

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Wed, 06:00
Jane Riley, Kerseys Solicitors.

A solicitor has become a part-owner of the Ipswich law firm she joined 30 years ago.

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
From left, Jonathan Talbot, Philip Jeffries and David Webster of Jeffries of Bacton.

Vehicle dealership Jeffries of Bacton, which is celebrating its 65th anniversary year, has appointed two new members to its team at Bacton,

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Will Self of Suffolk Life.

Self-invested personal pensions (SIPP) provider Curtis Banks has appointed William Self, 34, as executive director to its main board.