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Yesterday, 15:17

The Port of Felixstowe today saw the launch of its 31st daily rail freight service.

Yesterday, 09:37
Holiday parks group Park Resorts is to merge with rival operator Parkdean.

The UK’s biggest holiday park operator is to be created through a £960million merger deal involving Parkdean and Park Resorts.

Yesterday, 06:11
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A couple who held senior posts at a country hotel-restaurant when it won a clutch of awards has returned.

Yesterday, 11:00
Maria Peyman of Birketts with colleagues Katherine Shadbolt and Kitty Rosser.

Maria Peyman has joined the commercial litigation team at law firm Birketts as a senior associate.

Yesterday, 09:10
Halfords has reported a fall in bike sales over the past two months.
Photo: Newscast/Mathew Growcoot

Halfords today reported a slump in bike sales over the last two months amid rainy weather and heavy discounting.

Yesterday, 09:10
ASOS chief executive Nick Robertson, who is stepping down with immediate effect.

Online fashion retailer ASOS said today that its chief executive Nick Robertson is to step down with immediate effect from the helm of the company he founded 15 years ago.

Tue, 14:00
Aga is at the centre of a takeover tussle after revealing US electronic appliances giant Whirlpool was considering a bid to rival Middleby's £129 million offer.

Upmarket cooker firm Aga Rangemaster is at the centre of a takeover tussle after revealing US electronic appliances giant Whirlpool was considering a bid to rival Middleby’s £129 million offer.

Tue, 12:49
Matt Howard and Stuart Morton of chartered accountants and business advisers Price Bailey.

Twenty-four staff have lost their jobs at a Lowestoft department store which went into administration last month as urgent efforts continue to find a buyer for the business.

Tue, 10:06
A Punch Tavern pub

Pub group Punch Taverns is set to post a slight fall in annual earnings as it continues to offload pubs to cut its debt pile.

Tue, 08:00
BSP International Foundations, part of Tex Holdings plc of Great Blakenham, which has bought the assets and business of G & M Power Plant.

Nineteen out of 35 jobs at an electric generator manufacturer have been saved after its business and assets were bought out of administration on Wednesday.

Tue, 06:00
Landmark House and Beacon House.

A facilities management business owned by Suffolk County Council is moving home and undergoing a re-brand.

Mon, 18:00
The Ann Letitia Russell lifeboat back home in Fleetwood with marina assistants Daryl Randles, Simon Price and Will Taylor.

In her heyday she saved more than 150 souls. Now port 
owner ABP has joined a community effort to save former lifeboat The Ann Letitia Russell.

Mon, 14:00
Servest Group CEO Rob Legge.

Some of the region’s top professionals were involved in a recent sale deal involving two Bury St Edmunds-based firms, it has emerged.

Mon, 13:50
Sizewell B pop-up farmers' market.

Farmers and producers were at Sizewell B nuclear power station at Leiston last week as it hosted a pop-up farmers’ market.

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Ashley Gogan, Bedford Lodge

A four-star hotel in Newmarket has appointed a new face to head up its conference and events service.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Sheepen Place office development scheme at night - artist's impression

Proposals have been submitted for two new office buildings planned for central Colchester.

Friday, August 28, 2015
Greene King chief executive Rooney Anand, left, shaking hands with Mike Tye, chief executive of the Spirit Pub Company, outside Spirit's headquarters in Burton uponTrent following the sale deal.

Jobs are at risk at Greene King following a major acquisition earlier this year.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
EDF workers are unhappy over pay.

Hundreds of workers at energy giant EDF are to stage a 24-hour strike in a row over pay.

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Amos Smith who is launching a new yoghurt called Mossy's from a secret family recipe.

A popular yogurt made to a secret family recipe has been revived by a young food entrepreneur.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Land next to Burger King is for sale

Tesco, Mothercare and Toys R Us could soon have a new neighbour at Copdock Mill

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
A city worker looks at a stock ticker screen at the London Stock Exchange in the City of London.

Volatile stock market conditions took their toll again today as the FTSE 100 Index plunged after sharp gains in the previous session.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, John Longworth, has met with the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in Ipswich to hear of their work delivering support to firms across the region.

The Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, John Longworth, met with the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in Ipswich to hear of their work delivering support to firms across the region last week.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Sainsbury's supermarket was only one of Britain's big four supermarkets to grow sales in the last three months - but still saw its number two spot in the sector retaken by Asda.

Sainsbury’s was the only one of Britain’s big four supermarkets to grow sales in the last three months - but still saw its number two spot in the sector retaken by Asda, according to latest industry data.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Family law expert Georgina Hall, now a partner at Prettys

East Anglia law firm Prettys, which has offices in Ipswich and Chelmsford, has announced the promotion of family law expert Georgina Hall to partner, bringing the total number of partners in the firm to 10.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Poundlands £55 million acquisition of rival 99p Stores has provisionally been given the green light.

Poundland’s £55 million acquisition of rival 99p Stores has provisionally been given the green light.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
RSA Insurance Group chief executive Stephen Hester, as the More Than owner said it was willing to back a £5.6 billion takeover bid from Swiss rival Zurich after its suitor put forward a proposed offer.

More Than owner RSA Insurance said it was willing to back a £5.6 billion takeover bid from Swiss rival Zurich after its suitor put forward a proposed offer.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Ipswich Waterfront

Developer John Howard is about to go out to tender to select the building company to complete the Waterfront tower that has become known as `The Winerack.’

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Homebase

Permitting food to be sold from a large warehouse store in Felixstowe town centre could safeguard its future, according to a new report.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
A Chinese stock investor gestures near a board with green numbers representing falling stocks at a brokerage house in Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province.

The FTSE 100 Index bounced back above the 6,000 mark after surging by nearly 2% as it recovered following one of its worst sessions in recent years.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
A new report shows that the gender pay gap in management is widening.

Women managers are effectively working for free for 57 days a year because of a gender pay gap, according to a new study.

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