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The new owner of a Suffolk pub previously in the hands of celebrity chef Marco Pierre White wants to put the community back at the heart of the business.

The countdown to the Rugby World Cup has begun.

Ipswich’s first drive-through Starbucks has opened with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony by mayor Roger Fern.

Retail entrepreneur James Timpson, whose family business has a record of working successfully with offenders, is to share his knowledge of prison reform at an event being held to raise money for the Ipswich-based charity Ormiston Families.

Organisers have announced the latest date for a business charity running event that has raised over a half a million pounds for good causes over the years.

A new public relations agency whose specialities include technology, finance, and startups has been launched in East Anglia.

Companies are being urged to stop relying on the generosity of their staff after a study revealed workers are putting in billions of pounds worth of unpaid overtime.

Air charter operator SaxonAir has added of one of the most advanced super mid-sized business jets to its London-based fleet.

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has finished a ninth consecutive year in the red after reporting a £7bn annual loss.

Rural Coffee Caravan, the mobile charity that offers a place for Suffolk’s most rural and isolated communities to meet for coffee, friendship and access to vital support services, has announced the fundraising support of Suffolk Life, one of the UK’s leading providers and administrators of specialist pension products.

Two major players in the East Anglian construction industry are standing on firm foundations for 2017 as their parent group reported a jump of 32% in its annual profits.

Ipswich Building Society says it it well set for further growth after reporting increased annual profits, despite a past year “punctuated by periods of change”.

John Lewis is axing nearly 400 jobs across its restaurants and home fittings service as it grapples with the acute pressures facing the retail sector.

Budget airline Ryanair has announced its biggest-ever London winter schedule, including additional destinations and flights from Stansted Airport.

North Street in Sudbury is to lose its Argos and Poundland stores in quick succession.

Flavour and fragrance solutions company Treatt today signalled that profits for its current financial year are now likely to come in “substantially” ahead of previous expectations.

By day Darren Hills is a café kitchen cook in Adnam’s flagship store on Drayman Square in Southwold.

But in his spare time the 25-year old serves as a special constable in Halesworth and Lowestoft, patrolling the streets at night, attending traffic accidents and investigating crimes. Last year, he clocked up more than 350 hours volunteering as a ‘’special”.

Infection and contamination control products group Tristel has reported increased first half revenues and profits, with growth running ahead of management expectations.

Britain’s long-standing progress on pay has come to a halt with younger workers missing out on pay rises, new research shows. by a shift towards low-paid work and fewer firms rewarding staff for long service.

The European Union has funnelled an average of £135.7m to Norfolk and Suffolk each year since 2007, a new report by the region’s business and political leaders has found.

A scheme which uses church towers to improve broadband signal in hard-to-reach areas is aiming to spread its service into Suffolk.

Have you grown a curvy carrot, a really odd onion or a potato that looks like Wayne Rooney?

Portable accommodation and secure storage business Mobile Mini has reported a 3.8% increase in annual income at its UK operation, to £59.8m.

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Canine Creche Group is to celebrate the launch of its latest franchised operation next month.

Anglian Water has enlisted drone technology for its large sewers in Ipswich to monitor the conditions of its sewerage network.

An energy switching project completed in Ipswich by Hanover Housing Association and Kensa Heat Pumps has been named Most Innovation Retrofit Scheme at the Housing Innovation Awards.

The cost of contract disputes ran to nearly £700,000 in 2015/16 among members of the National Farmers’ Union (NFU), it has revealed.

Housebuilder Barratt Developments has reported a healthy rise in half-year profits after notching up a large number of completions outside London.

Lloyds Banking Group has attributed its successful 2016 to the “health of the UK economy” as it revealed annual profits nearly doubled to £4.24bn.

The Copper Beech Tea Room in Brandon Country Park has received a Gold level award for its healthy menu under the national Eat Out Eat Well scheme.

East Anglia’s tourism industry could suffer from “unfair” changes to business rates, a sector leader has warned, as pressure mounts on the government to think again over its revaluation.

East Anglian estate agents Fenn Wright has recruited six new members of staff to its eight branch, which as been launched in Sudbury.

A Bury St Edmunds motor dealership, which first opened its doors in the town 90 years ago this year, is about to launch its latest new showroom.

Businesses in Southwold have been leading the fight against the increase in business rates which has left many small high street outlets facing an uncertain future.

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