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Suffolk pubs and brewing firm Greene King is celebrating record sales after successfully integrating Spirit Pub Company into the business.

A former Suffolk New College business studies student is set to launch a new clothing and home décor business using African designs.

Housebuilder Crest Nicholson’s massive £52,000 donation to the children’s charity Variety.

East Anglia has topped a construction projects table as a result of the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm taking shape off the Suffolk coast.

A past president of Suffolk Chamber has raised £1200 for charity after completing a gruelling one mile swim.

Search engine optimisation (SEO), a process to make sure customers find your business online, is a key tool in a small business’s digital marketing arsenal.

A free advice drop-in surgery is being held for businesses in Tendring.

A long-serving electricity distributor employee has scooped an accolade after notching up more than 50 years with UK Power Networks.

Suffolk and Norfolk firms engaged in scientific research or developing new technologies are being urged to seek help in gaining access to grant support.

Accountancy firm Grant Thornton is celebrating after scooping national recognition for its efforts to improve social mobility in the workplace.

Emmerdale Farm Shop, near Yoxford in Suffolk, is a haven for lovers of quality food – both with loyal locals and holiday makers.

Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe opens in the historic heart of Bury St Edmunds, close to Marks and Spencer, The Body Shop and JD Sports.

Two cycling enthusiasts have clubbed together to set up a new bike business in Ipswich.

Two Suffolk business bodies have agreed to closer ties to enable members to enjoy the benefits of more co-operation.

A Martlesham Heath freight forwarding company has renewed its commitment as a key sponsor for Felixstowe & Walton United Football Club, the Seasiders.

A family blinds business had its day in the sun as around 100 of its dealers gathered to celebrate the opening of its new Outdoor Living Showsite & Shading Experience Centre.

A Suffolk pre-cast concrete firm delivered a consignment of 1500 beams and infills blocks to the fourth phase of the Summers Park development at Lawford, Manningtree, last week.

An established firm of consulting engineers based at Brightwell in Suffolk is celebrating a new name and new look to deliver its dedicated focus on the design of development infrastructure.

Suffolk Coastal businesses will be exploring routes to market on Wednesday, June 28, as they gear up for Brexit.

Ipswich knitting and craft shop Jenny Wren’s Yarns is short-listed in national award scheme again.

A Felixstowe PR firm has been shortlisted for a prestigious sector award.

More than half of rural businesses in East Anglia feel their viability could be threatened if access to migrant workers is restricted after Brexit, according to an industry survey.

Rock musicians who bonded in university are set to open a vintage store in Ipswich’s Sailmakers Shopping Centre this weekend.

Small businesses and local authorities have the opportunity to attend a special data analytics summer school with Essex university experts.

Consumer confidence has collapsed following Theresa May’s general election catastrophe as household finances come under renewed pressure and fears over the housing market rise.

Rates relief “specialists” targeting unsuspecting business owners and charging unnecessary fees to help them reduce their business rates have been condemned by a district council.

A green grants scheme for business launched last year has identified £2m worth of savings for Suffolk and Norfolk businesses to date, it says.

An East Anglian fruit farmer has called for the reintroduction of a Seasonal Agricultural Workers Scheme (SAWS) as the number of seasonal workers drops to critically low levels on some British farms and fears grow that British soft fruit prices will soar.

Time is running out to enter the Tendring Blue Ribbon Business Awards 2017.

An Ipswich McDonald’s restaurant has been given a major digital makeover.

Felixstowe-based international freight company Interfreight UK is celebrating after it was granted Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status.

Firms entered into the spirit of last week’s first ever Suffolk Day by staging events for the local business community on June 21.

Two East Anglian companies, which together operate more than 30 Burger King outlets across the UK, are likely to have left unsecured creditors short by almost £20m, documents have revealed.

Just like her young family, Angeline Braidwood’s business Sleepy Nico, which produces baby slings and clothing, is growing steadily and surely.

People will have the chance to “score” their employer in a new drive by the TUC to ensure a fair deal for workers.

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