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Bury St Edmunds-based brewer Greene King showcased its iconic London pubs on a float at this year’s Lord Mayor’s Show.

An online interiors retailer has opened its first showroom location at Suffolk Food Hall in Wherstead near Ipswich.

Disabled swimmers in Sudbury can now access their pool more easily thanks to the generosity of a local business.

Roundwood Tennis Club has been served £12,000 from a fund that recognises innovative renewable energy projects.

An offshore wind giant has handed out nearly £200,000 in grants to East Anglian community groups as part of an ongoing fund.

Staff and customers at the Copdock Tesco store have been celebrating three decades of every little helps with a special day marking its 30th anniversary today.

Organisers of a game developers conference in Ipswich hope the event will help establish the business sector in the town.

Telecoms giants BT and Huawei have launched a five-year initiative to establish a joint research and collaboration group at the University of Cambridge.

Rail commuters are spending over two hours getting to and from work every day as travel times increase for Britain’s workers, a new study has revealed.

Individual and business-wide achievements have been recognised at an awards ceremony celebrating the best firms in Lowestoft and Waveney.

More businesses in the East of England are showing signs of growth than the national average, but wider indicators suggest “a new phase of the economic cycle” may have started.

An East Anglian network promoting equality in the technology industry will hold its awards ceremony later this month.

The Dragons’ Den star will be visiting Suffolk next year.

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.

Food & farming news

Fri, 16:38

Suffolk farmers must help shape a post-Brexit farming and environmental policy which will enable them to grow food, protect wildlife and safeguard animal welfare, they were told this week.

Fri, 15:34

Farm profitability is “crucial” if conservation efforts are to be embraced in a post-Brexit world, a leading conservationist told a conference in Ipswich this week.

United Kingdom
Fri, 11:32

South Suffolk farmers stressed the importance of their industry to the county at a private meeting with environment minister Michael Gove earlier this month.

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Expert advice

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Despite some recent signs of “progress”, the Brexit negotiations have a long way to go yet.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

We are told a Great Repeal Bill is in the offing following Brexit.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

As the use of drones is increasing, Rebecca Palmer, senior associate at Prettys Solicitors explores the legal landscape around their use.

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Movers and Shakers

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Paul Haworth has joined the specialist shipping and international trade team at Ipswich-based law firm Birketts.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has appointed Laragh Jeanroy as the new managing partner of its 122-strong Bury St Edmunds office from October 1.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

Fri, 11:48

Individual and business-wide achievements have been recognised at an awards ceremony celebrating the best firms in Lowestoft and Waveney.