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Paul Winter, chief executive of the Ipswich Building Society.

Increased annual profit for Ipswich Building Society

Ipswich Building Society has reported increased annual profits for 2014 despite the diversion of resources during the year to two major organisational projects.

A CGI image of how the new TK Maxx and HomeSense stores at Beardmore Park, Martlesham heath, would appear.

Objections raised to proposals for new TK Maxx and HomeSense store at Beardmore Park, Martlesham Heath

Developers wanting to create a new TK Maxx and HomeSense store at Martlesham Heath are trying to overcome objections to the project.

Mike Randall, chief executive of Close Brothers Asset Finance.

Close Brothers survey reveals optmiism among East Anglia’s SMEs

Nearly two out of five small and medium sized firms in East Anglia say trading conditions are improving, with nearly half planning to invest in their business during 2015, according to a new survey.

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NFU East regional director Pam Forbes is taking on a new role in the organisation

New role for NFU East Anglia regional director

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) East Anglia regional director Pamela Forbes is moving to a new role as head of the NFU’s sugar team.

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Charles Sylvester of Charles Stanley & Co, Ipswich

City Watch: Still plenty of up-side potential in equities, says Charles Sylvester

Last week saw a number of global stock markets hit new all-time highs.

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    I have disappointing news for builders and carpenters across Europe! Employers will not be required en masse to widen their doors, or to reinforce all of their furniture, as a consequence of a recent ruling of the European Court of Justice.

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The launch event for the 2015 Anglia Business Exhibition at Hintlesham Hall.

Don’t miss out on the 2015 Anglia Business Exhibition

Organisers, partners and sponsored gathered at Hintlesham Hall for the official launch of this year’s Anglia Business Exhibition.

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Ex-Para Terry Byrne, 30, who has joined Persimmon Homes Essex  as an assistant site manager, on Mount Kilimanjaro.

Movers & Shakers: Ex-para Terry Byrne makes switch from battlefield to building site

An injured war hero from Colchester has made the switch from battlefield to building site, as house builder Persimmon Homes continues its recruitment drive to bring hundreds of ex-military personnel into the business.

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