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Ipswich Town look set to stick with Mick McCarthy for a fifth successive season, but the summer managerial merry-go-round is well underway. Here’s what’s been happening.

Last year was the East of England’s most successful in terms of securing investment from overseas since 2008, according to figures compiled by professional services firm EY.

Firms are set to become more reliant on temporary workers as a shortage of skilled staff leads the jobs market to a “tipping point”, according to a report.

The new branch of discount homeware superstore The Range is to open at 9am next Friday – June 2.

A support worker at sheltered housing in Felixstowe had to move jobs and suffered from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) after a drunk resident ran past her brandishing a knife, a court has heard.

Two new low-cost retail stores are coming to Bury St Edmunds, as a long redundant site is brought back into use.

The nine-to-five is becoming old hat as record numbers of people turn to more flexible and independent ways of working, a study has found.

Better promotion of social care jobs and providing more opportunities for career progression in the industry will be key to continued growth for a regional care home operator.

Clowns, skeletons and a wealth of staff helped a recruitment drive held at Colchester General Hospital.

Stansted Airport is set to host an event this week showcasing hundreds of career opportunities at the site.

Ford will part company with chief executive Mark Fields amid questions about the car giant’s performance and future strategy, it was reported.

Members of the largest teachers’ union appealed to shoppers in Ipswich to ‘vote for the future of education’ in next month’s General Election.

Suffolk Young Farmers on why they love the Suffolk Show and selfies with Prince Harry - and meet the farmer’s daughter born on Suffolk Show day

One third of seriously ill patients in Ipswich and east Suffolk are waiting too long to receive an ambulance, latest figures show.

Closing gaps in education will be key to tackling skills shortages in the science sector, industry leaders have said.

Schools in Ipswich are axing classroom assistants to save money, and a union head has warned “teachers will be next”.

The percentage of women in senior management roles has dropped to 19% across the country, new research shows.

The first turbine has been installed at the Galloper Wind Farm site off the coast of East Anglia – one of three major construction milestones reached by the project.

Independent bakeries in Ipswich have urged customers to continue to shop local after two Greggs stores opened just a handful of metres from existing bakeries in Ipswich.

The government has got its immigration policy back to front, a leading East Anglian farmer has claimed.

A scheme has been launched to help new arts companies and businesses across the region to grow and create employment in the “cultural economy.”

Suffolk could take decades to recover from the housing “chaos” that has left many communities overwhelmed by developments, a political leader has warned.

Has the UK’s changing music scene been saturated by so much free music?

True gentleman Kenny Barker was a “Cornhill legend” who brightened up people’s lives by chatting to them as he sold newspapers, the 89-year-old’s great niece has said.

The culture and heritage of Ipswich should be used to encourage more holidaymakers to stay in the town either as a short-break destination or as an “add-on” to a longer holiday in the area.

Union leaders claim a decision by academy chiefs to lay off caretakers at schools in Suffolk and Essex ‘puts children at risk’.

BT boss Gavin Patterson has been stripped of his annual bonus following an accounting scandal at the firm’s Italian business, with the beleaguered telecoms giant also announcing 4,000 job cuts.

Bures United boss Denis Handley praised his players after producing a ‘complete performance’ in their Suffolk FA Primary Cup Final victory.

Rural villages around Newmarket have welcomed a judge’s decision to quash a refusal of 400 homes in Newmarket, but the long running planning debate is far from over.

Nearly 800 children in Suffolk have been inspired to consider careers in science and engineering through a series of Mad Science workshops.

The proposed £11bn merger between Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management is expected to result in the phased loss of around 800 jobs, documents have revealed.

The new Go Outdoors store being fitted out on the Anglia Retail Park on Bury Road will open its doors to the public on June 10.

Employers are struggling to fill an increasing number of vacancies as unemployment continues to fall, a study has found.

With a highly influential and well-funded mayor on their doorstep, two west Suffolk councils are planning to merge in a bid to ensure they are not left behind.

A tantalising glimpse of a museum project hoped to bring £8.5million to the Sudbury economy has been revealed.

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