October 1 2014 Latest news:
Bosses at Stansted Airport aim to get long haul operators on board within the next couple of years as they forge ahead with a major £80million upgrade of its celebrated Norman Foster-designed building.
An Ipswich-based firm is celebrating a £1million deal to supply electronic equipment to a London university.
One of the largest listed buildings in Suffolk is to be transformed as part of a major new £20million project which is set to create jobs and provide new homes.
An “amazing” farmworker who was honoured at this year’s Suffolk Show for 60 years of service to the industry is one of three finalists in a national awards.
Despite the Scots having a last minute injection of good sense and committing (just) to the union, shares are still experiencing unsettled conditions.
It seems as if the UK recovery is finally on track with growth of around 3% in the year to the first quarter of 2014. We may not be returning to the glory days of 5–7% annual growth for the foreseeable future but 2–3% is not a bad place to be given the challenges of recent years.
Town Topics with Ipswich Chamber of Commerce
Joe Fogel, founder of Essex-based packaging firm VaioPak Ltd, has beaten hundreds of others to win the Entrepreneur of the Year prize at the Nectar Business Small Business Awards 2014, judged by a panel including star of BBC1’s The Apprentice, Karren Brady CBE.
Ipswich-based law firm Birketts has appointed eight new trainee solicitors after recently reporting a record turnover of over £32million for the last financial year.
The Port of Salalah lies at the southern-most point of Oman, close to the border with Yemen. It is partly Government-owned and operated by APM Terminals, part of the Maersk group of companies.