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Leisure airline Jet2.com has unveiled plans for a major expansion at Stansted – just week after launching its first flights from the airport.

The Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has appointed Michael Collins and Jonathan Burke to its UK board of directors.

A Suffolk business launched two years ago to produce fun “colour-in” clothing from children has expanded its range.

East of England law firm Ashtons Legal has advised premium cycling apparel brand Le Col on a £1m crowdfunding campaign.

Chelmsford continues to be attractive for major commercial investors - says Savills.

Taylor Wimpey is to set aside £130m as part of plans to help customers trapped in onerous leasehold contracts drawn up by the national housebuilder.

A downward trend in the number of hours worked by retail staff has continued for a year, figures have revealed.

The number of cars built in Britain reached a 17-year high of over 170,000 last month, new figures reveal.

Lloyds Banking Group has hailed a strong performance as it doubled bottom-line profits in the first three months of the year despite “challenging” trading conditions.

Anglian Water is in the running for a top national honour recognising the UK’s most responsible businesses.

A sale of vintage and classic tractors conducted by East of England auctioneers firm Cheffins has generated total sales of more than £1.135m.

The release of results in a regional tourism survey has raised questions about government’s commitment to supporting to the sector.

A restoration project pledging to breathe new life into a former Ipswich bank could soon see the historic building transformed into a different kind of landmark.

Bargain airport prices for favourites like alcohol and chocolate are now likely to be lower at the supermarket, a consumer group has found.

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.

Essex-based Caring Homes has been named as one of the Top 20 Recommended Large Care Homes 2017 by the carehome.co.uk website.

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.

Registration is now open for the East of England Co-operative Society’s Annual Members’ Meeting.

Alan d Hairdressing Education is celebrating the success of its Ipswich team in reaching the L’Oréal Colour Trophy grand final in London in the Men’s category.

Desktop services group IP Telecom (Holdings) has reported increased annual profits, despite a hit to revenues following the end of a major contract.

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.

Regional property and construction consultancy Ingleton Wood has received recognition for its commitment to excellence in health and safety.

Do you fancy a brew? If so, Suffolk-based Adnams has just the answer after bringing together the best of two British staples – beer and tea.

Fresh concerns have been raised by small businesses about the movement of labour from the EU after Brexit.

Finance and tech firms dominate a list of the highest paying companies in the UK, offering median salaries of between £80,000 and £110,000 a year, a study shows.

Essex-based employee research consultancy The Survey Initiative has reported its most successful ever start to a new year.

A £1.1m investment in the latest hydraulic crane technology is set to boost cargo handling capabilities at the Port of Ipswich.

Suffolk-based wine grower Linda Howard has backed proposals for a new law obliging British embassies and consulates overseas to serve English wines at official events and functions.

Associated British Ports (ABP) has celebrated the completion of a new £2.2m bulk warehouse at the Port of Ipswich.

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 board of luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo has put the business up for sale as part of a strategic review.

House sellers’ average asking prices hit a record high of more than £313,000 in April, according to property website Rightmove.

Investors have seen their dividend payments jump 16% since the start of the year thanks to a lift from the Brexit-hit pound, a report said.

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.

After 18 months operating via Facebook, would-be retailer Bec Jasper jumped at the chance to open a shop of her own.

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