From the tranquil Broads to the coastal hotspots of Southwold and Cromer, the value of the tourism industry in East Anglia has topped £10bn for the first time this year. But business leaders believe the winds of change may be blowing in.
People living along a 183km stretch of Suffolk roads will witness the world’s greatest cyclists race past their doorsteps during Britain’s “premier” road event, which for the first time features a stage hosted entirely within the county.
A sports equipment manufacturer has bought a firm which has made products used at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, formerly the Millennium Stadium, Wembley Stadium and the Stade de France in Paris.
Leading figures from Suffolk Chamber of Commerce got an insight into Government thinking on a range of key Brexit-related issues during a roundtable discussion with officials from the Department of Business, Enterprise and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
The contrasting fortunes of taxpayer-backed lenders Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) will return to the fore this week when the pair post quarterly figures, while Barclays also reports following recent scandals.