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Yesterday, 06:00

East Anglian firms could capitalise on the deployment of a novel technology set to be used with two of the world’s largest proposed offshore wind farms.

A family is working hard in preparation for the opening a farm shop in mid-Suffolk next month.

An insurance broker has announced it will be supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) for the next three years.

Home furnishings made by a Suffolk design and textile firm are heading to Hong Kong this March as part of a select band of products showcasing the best of UK industrial and creative excellence to Asian companies.

A cricket bat making business has launched a range using wood exclusively from Suffolk.

More than 30 businesses from across East Anglia came together today for a roadshow at the offices of Bury St Edmunds brewer Greene King to help boost exporting know-how.

Insurance giant Aviva has sold its remaining stakes in two Spanish businesses for 202m euro (£178m).

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reported its first profit in a decade.

The amount of free overtime put in by workers last year was worth over £31bn, according to a new study.

Ipswich Building Society will be opening a new Woodbridge branch on Tuesday, February 27, from 10am.

An electrical goods supplier has expanded its Midlands base with a substantial investment in a new premises.

A Suffolk businessman is encouraging entrepreneurs to focus on spiritual growth through a series of five workshops.

A Suffolk family-owned care home group said it was “hugely proud” after inspectors rated two of its homes ‘outstanding’ in the space of six months.

A top accountancy firm has pledged to use its extensive business network to help a new initiative aimed at boosting the social mobility of young people in Ipswich.

Five Suffolk companies have made it onto a list of Britain’s top exporters.

Food & farming news

Suffolk Agricultural Association members were jubilant this week as the farming charity celebrated an impressive improvement in financial performance across the board.

Fri, 16:29

Suffolk’s best farm apprentices have less than a month to get their entries in for a prestigious county award.

Fri, 16:06

Suffolk Show organisers are promising an event which is ‘bigger and better than ever’ this year.

Expert advice

Saturday, February 3, 2018

The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 grants an automatic right of renewal to tenants of business premises, known as “security of tenure”, unless the landlord and tenant agree, before the lease is granted, to exclude the statutory right to renew.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Brexit could bring an additional cash flow burden for businesses buying goods from the European Union and there will be further changes in 2019.

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Movers and Shakers

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

An Ipswich architect has been re-elected as chairman of the Suffolk branch of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) as the University of Suffolk launches its first architecture degree course.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

An Essex ingredients firm has appointed a new boss.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed Ben Williams as its new head of marketing, with effect from March.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce

Friday, February 9, 2018

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