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The Suffolk Canine Creche has a new premises on Sandy Lane in Martlesham.
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Daisy Duke in the princess room.

Gallery: Suffolk Canine Creche offering Disney-style bedrooms with televisions to meet demand for dog day care

People working longer hours has fuelled a surge in demand for ‘doggy day care’, according to one canine creche which is now offering hounds themed bedrooms with televisions.

Doug Field of the East of England Co-op who is to join the board of the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership.

East of England Co-op executive Doug Field to join New Anglia LEP board

Doug Field, executive officer, finance at the East of England Co-op, has been appointed to the board of the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

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Gender balance in farming is shifting, says NFU deputy president Minette Batters

The gender balance is shifting within the agri-sector with more women stepping into leading roles, according to National Farmers’ Union deputy president Minette Batters.

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City Watch: Brian Tora reflects on a year of changing fortunes

With the end of the year fast approaching and efforts increasingly being diverted into matters festive, it seems an opportune moment to reflect on the past 12 months and consider what the New Year might have in store for investors.

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Business Law: James Skellorn on how the reform of Stamp Duty Land Tax will affect farmers

The major reform of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) may help to revive a flagging housing market just in time for the election, but a key point for farmers is that new high rates of Stamp Duty (10% on value between £925,001.00 and £1.5m and value in excess of £1.5m taxed at 12%) apply only to residential properties.

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From left, CJ Green, Andrew Sugars, Rob Legge and Phil Morris at the Servest offices at Fornham All Saints near Bury St Edmunds.

Servest aims to clean up in facilities management sector

With a head office just outside Bury St Edmunds, facilities management company Servest has developed an impressive national network of contracts offering services such as cleaning, catering, security and pest control. Now chief executive Rob Legge has plans to build the group up into a £1billion business, as Ross Bentley found out.

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Movers & Shakers: Two new appointments and a promotion at PR firm Kendalls

Woodbridge PR firm Kendalls has strengthened its team with a number of changes.

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