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Yesterday, 17:41

Specialist logistics company Seafast was yesterday presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Yesterday, 14:47
Ipswich Station hanging baskets Shows (L-R) Jackie Rathbone, Abellio Area Ticket Office Manager; Kris Collins, Thompson & Morgan Comms Officer;  Ric Staines ActivGardens Lead Horticulturist and Trainer,

Stunning floral displays are welcoming passengers at Ipswich, Stowmarket and Diss rail stations this summer thanks to a partnership between local charity ActivLives and train operator Abellio Greater Anglia, with help from Ipswich’s own horticultural company Thompson & Morgan.

Yesterday, 12:13
Carolyn Fairbairn, who is to become director general of the CBI.

A former member of the Number 10 Policy Unit is to become director general of the CBI.

Yesterday, 11:48
Spending on drinking and eating out remained robut during May, according to the latest Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker report.

Most Britons are planning to holiday in the UK rather than overseas as they continue to monitor their spending carefully, according to a new survey.

Yesterday, 06:00
Bury St Edmunds coffee company Frank and Earnest is among more than 100 start-up firms to have received support under Menta's Enterprise Engagement Programme.

Bury St Edmunds-based enterprise agency Menta has completed a project to support start-ups during their first year in business.

Sunday, June 28, 2015
Lieutenant Aaron Lewis from Rochford, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2008 and in whose memory the Aaron Lewis Foundation has been established to support llocal and military charities through sporting and social endeavours.

The regional arm of David Wilson Homes has raised £17,000 at a golf day, held at Stoke by Nayland, for a charity set up in memory of a soldier.

Saturday, June 27, 2015
The Vivo 80 model for which Sudbury-based Specflue won an award at the Home and Hearth Exhibition Awards.

Sudbury-based chimney and flue supplier Specflue has received an award for excellence in the design, innovation and quality of its products.

Friday, June 26, 2015
Shoppers in Bury St Edmunds

More and more people are visiting Bury St Edmunds, a new survey has revealed, placing the town above others of a similar size.

Friday, June 26, 2015
New Anglia LEP chairman Mark Pendlington.

A taskforce is to be established to support businesses and employees in Suffolk and Norfolk who are being affected by the downturn in the oil and gas sector.

Friday, June 26, 2015
Tesco is holding its annual general meeting today.

Tesco today reported “another step in the right direction” despite UK like-for-like sales falling by 1.3% in the first quarter of its new financial year.

Friday, June 26, 2015
R3s Eastern region chairman, Frank Brumby, a director at Isadore Goldman in Norwich.

Hotels top the list of the East of England’s most improved businesses in terms of financial security, according to a survey by insolvency body R3.

Thursday, June 25, 2015
New owners NRG launch Spa Pavilion, explaining when it will open and their plans for the future. Pictured chairman of NRG Ray Anderson

The businessman behind a £1 purchase of a council-owned Suffolk theatre has insisted his bid to revive the venue will succeed, after fresh questions were raised over the deal.

Thursday, June 25, 2015
David Brown, chief executive at Go-Ahead.

Bus and train operator Go-Ahead said today it remained on course to deliver full-year results in line with expectations.

Thursday, June 25, 2015
The Debenhams store in Ipswich.

Department store chain Debenhams said today that moves to bring forward promotions such as its new season spectacular had left sales flat in its third quarter.

Thursday, June 25, 2015
CWind has won a new contract with the Greater Gabbard wind farm.

Colchester-based CWind has won a six-month contract to provide crew transfer services to the Greater Gabbard Offshore wind farm.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Greene King chief executive Rooney Anand, left, with Mike Tye, chief executive of the Spirit Pub Company, outside Spirit's headquarters in Burton uponTrent.

The chief executive of Greene King yesterday hailed “a momentous day” in the company’s history as it became the UK’s largest player in the managed pubs sector.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Stagecoach said today that profits within its bus business had fallen short of its hopes, due to low fuel prices reducing the demand for public transport.

Stagecoach said today that annual earnings within its bus business had fallen short of its hopes as plunging prices at the petrol pumps hit demand for public transport.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Teresa Logan speaking at the launch of the Apprenticeship Suffolk Business Service
Photo: Mark Westley Photography

A new service which aims to work with employers in Suffolk to place thousands of young people in apprenticeship roles has been launched.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Rooney Anand, chief executive of Greene King.

Greene King’s acquisition of the Spirit Pub Company was formally completed today, with trading in shares in the enlarged company due to begin at 8am tomorrow.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Site leader Crea Lavin and members of the engineering team at Boxford-based Copella who are running a science and engineering event with Thomas Gainsborough High School, co-inciding with National Women in Engineering Day.

Employers around East Anglia yesterday marked National Women in Engineering Day, which aims to help redress the low number of females in engineering professions.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Dayle Bayliss

Women represent just 11% of the construction workforce in the UK and only 2% of those are in manual roles.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Alan Wilkinson with KLH Architects  partners Martyn Goodwin (left) and Alan Howard (right).

Ipswich-based KLH Architects has expanded its service offering by bringing on board a well-known education sector specialist.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Ladbrokes is in early stage  talks with rival Gala Coral over the merger of their high street and online betting businesses.

Ladbrokes and rival Gala Coral today announced plans to create the UK’s largest gambling firm.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Phillippa Bourne, East of England regional director for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

More favourable market conditions are helping to maintian business confidence in the East of England, according to a new report.

Monday, June 22, 2015
The Thorntons board had backed an approach from Italian rival Ferrero Rocher.

The board of chocolate maker Thorntons said it has reached an agreement to sell itself to Italian rival Ferrero Rocher for around £111.9million.

Monday, June 22, 2015
Mark Cordell with Lesley Dolphin at BBC Radio Suffolk launching the Retail Therapy initiative.

A scheme to promote the health benefits of town centre shopping has been launched in Bury St Edmunds.

Monday, June 22, 2015
Nigel Maguire, Chairman of the Ashton KCJ CSR Committee.

Regional law firm Ashton KCJ has launched its own charity.

Monday, June 22, 2015
Screwfix is to open a new branch in Clacton-on-Sea.

Building trades retailer Screwfix is to open a store in Valleybridge Road, Clacton, on Thursday, creating 13 new jobs.

Monday, June 22, 2015
Interior of the old Burton's building on the Ipswich Waterfront.

Our photographers have been given an exclusive sneak peek into the derelict interiors of the former Burton building on the Waterfront.

Sunday, June 21, 2015
Energy minister Andrea Leadsom told 200 representatives of the energy industry in the East of England she planned to visit the region soon at the East of England Energy Group’s Westminster reception.

Ports and supply chain companies in the East of England have been buoyed by news that more than one port will be used to build the world’s largest offshore wind farm, East Anglia ONE.

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