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Sainsbury's chief executive Mike Coupe.
Photo: Sainsbury's/PA Wire

The City will this week look for details of how Sainsbury’s plans to overhaul Argos when the supermarket posts its annual results next week, while trading at rival Morrisons and banking giant HSBC will also be in the spotlight.

Avanti supports CLIC Sargent charity

Networking group getting Muddy and wiggy for young cancer patients

Nick and Kim Hoare from Ivy Grange Farm near Halesworth who run a glamping site with five yurts.
Photo: Nick Butcher

A glamping firm hoping to banish memories of sodden sleeping bags and leaking tents is catching the eye of campers after an upmarket break.

Royal Bank of Scotland has reported a sharp increase in first quarter losses.

Royal Bank of Scotland has reported a first-quarter pre-tax loss of £968million, more than double last year’s figure of £446m.

Tom Boother is running from Land's End to John O'Groats in aid of EACH and Great Ormond Street. Marquis Suffolk is lending Tom a motorhome for him to sleep in during the challenge.

Tom’s charity challenge - running 816 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats

Mark Thomas, MD of Coderus

Innovative Google I/O Extended 2016 event to be held at Adastral Park

Luke Myers who became Greene King's 1,000th apprentice of 2015.

Pubs and brewing group Greene King has formed a partnership with the Prince’s Trust to help unemployed young people find work.

Nicola Corbett of EDF Energy.

Budding entrepreneurs from Woodbridge School have been crowned as winners in the 2016 Suffolk Young Enterprise contest.

A new range of grants have been made to local good causes.
The picture shows(L to R): James Hopkins, Annie Munson, Centre Manager of Bury Women’s Aid, and Selina Hopkins.

 James and Selina visted a number of causes throughout Suffolk last week, including the Bury Women’s Aid.

Could your local project benefit from a community grant?

Brett Bayliss of JM Finn.

Investment management firm JM Finn & Co is set to consolidate its two offices in East Anglia.

From left, Ginny Idehen, the new chair of Suffolk Business Women, Lina Hogg, the former chair, and  Amanda Ankin. head of chamber services at Suffolk Chamber of Commerce.

The new chair of the Suffolk Business Women (SBW) networking group has praised her predecessor for her achievements.

Lee Gooderham of Ordtek with some of the unexploded ordance found at previous windfarm sites.

A Suffolk firm is playing a key role in clearing unexploded mines from a major new windfarm site off the county’s coastline.

One of Siemens' 7MW wind turbines, of the kind to be installed as part of the East Anglia One offshore wind farm project.

ScottishPower Renewables has awarded what is thought to be Europe’s largest single-project wind turbine contract, with the development of the giant East Anglia One offshore wind farm having cleared its final hurdle.

Roy Holloway, chairman of Parkside Warehousing and Transport, with the company's nine new trucks.

Regional DAF truck dealership Chassis Cab has delivered a fleet of new vehicles together worth nearly £1million to family-owned logistics business Parkside Warehousing and Transport.

William H Brown new branch opening, 33 Woodbridge Road East, Ipswich with deputy mayor of Ipswich Bill Quinton and regional director Ian Fry

Grand opening for William H Brown in east Ipswich

Beach huts at Brightlingsea.

Visit Essex is seeking new board members with experience of working in, or with, the tourism, leisure and hospitality sectors.

George Bradley, general manager of Suffolk Secrets.

One of Suffolk’s leading holiday lettings businesses has reported a record level of summer bookings for this stage of the season.

Ryanair’s sales and marketing executive Lisa Buckley, Stansted Airport’s marketing manager Neringa Öhrström and Ryanair crew members Federica Garsia, Armando Sousa, Hugo Vilaca.

Budget airline Ryanair yesterday reported record advance bookings for its summer schedule at Stansted, as it celebrated the launch of its latest new route at the airport.

Updated:Austin Reed follows BHS into administration

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Austin Reed is expected to go into administration.
Photo: Katie Collins/PA Wire

Nearly 1,200 high street jobs are under threat after the appointment of administrators at Austin Reed – just a day after the collapse into administration of department stores chain BHS.

BP chief executive Bob Dudley
Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Under-fire oil giant BP narrowed losses in the first three months of the year as swingeing cost-cutting helped it offset falling crude prices.

The Buttermarket, Ipswich in August 1962. Barratt’s jewellers  is on the right at the corner of St Stephens Lane. The Ancient House, then a bookshop, is in the centre. The ABC cinema was then next door to the Ancient House.

The site of the BHS department store on Ipswich’s Buttermarket has a long history.

Staff at the East of England Co-op's new food store in Coggeshall, one of four opened by the society last year.

The East of England Co-op has reported “a healthy trading performance in challenging conditions”, despite a dip in sales and trading profit over the past year.

Andrew Burwood, Larking Gowen.

Larking Gowen senior manager Andrew Burwood has been appointed as a partner specialising in GP practices at the East Anglian accountancy firm.

Rick Sheepshanks of Stokes Sauces speaking at the networking event hosted by the Suffolk and Ipswich chambers of commerce.

Nearly 100 local business leaders got a taste of the philosophy behind the success of Suffolk-based Stokes Sauces at an networking event staged by the Suffolk and Ipswich chambers of commerce at Seckford Hall, Woodbridge.

British Home Stores'  Ipswich store.

High street retailer BHS has collapsed into administration, threatening the closure of up to 164 stores, including one in Ipswich’s Buttermarket.

The former Little Chef on the A14 by the Orwell Bridge which is being turned into a training space by Shell Uk.

The former Little Chef restaurant on the A14 bypass in Ipswich is set to get a new lease of life as a training and conference space, if proposals are approved by planners.

Good Friday visitors enjoying the sunny weather beside the sea at  Felixstowe.

This year’s early Easter delivered a boost to leisure spending last month, according to a survey carried out for pubs and brewing group Greene King.

British Home Stores Ipswich 

A huge question mark is today hanging over the future of one of Britain’s best-known High Street stores – and one of the largest stores in Ipswich town centre.

Members of the team at Sunsquare in Bury St Edmunds.

Skylights and rooflights company Sunsquare has been shortlisted for a national award recognising firms leading the way in promoting “green” best practice.

The main post office in Bury St Edmunds

Possible strike action by Post Office staff in Bury St Edmunds has been labelled “disappointing” by the company.

From left, Matthew Sparrow, financial director at Milbank Concrete Products, Mark Williamson, manufacturing relationship director at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking,  Mary Murrell, relationship director at Lloyds Bank Commercial Finance and Andy Mayne, managing director of Milbank Concere Products.

A concrete products company in north Essex has invested in new machinery with the support of a £480,000 funding package from Lloyds Bank.

The special pump and pump clip branding for Greene King's limited edition ale Purple Reign, which is being brewed to mark the Queen's 90th birthday.

Greene King has marked the Queen’s 90th birthday by announcing a new, limited edition, beer which will be available in nearly 1,000 pubs throughout May and June.

Mick Biegel of ETIP with David Dodd of Interex,  trainer Alison Darrington and the course attendees.

An innovative scheme which helps smaller employers to fund the training of their workforce has marked its first year of operation by paying out its 1,000th grant.

A set of four minauture watecolours of Woodbridge scenes

Give your home a lift for Spring with an auction purchase

Furniture being made at Titchmarsh & Goodwin.

The new owners of a long-established furniture maker based in Ipswich are hoping to take the business forward to new success.

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