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A technology services specialist with a cybersecurity base in Bury Saint Edmunds has secured a £70m finance facility to help fund its growth plans.

Sports Direct is tipped to unveil a jump in profits next week as its colourful boss Mike Ashley continues his bid to turn the retailer into the “Selfridges of sport”.

Essex Chambers of Commerce have joined forces with Essex Police and the Essex Police Fire and Crime Commissioner Roger Hirst to work together to tackle crime against businesses across the county.

Plans to invest £1million in a key stretch of Ipswich connecting the town centre with the Waterfront have been announced as part of a multi-million pound pilot for Suffolk.

From Titan the giant robot who does Sean Connery impressions, to Titan the 99 year-old tractor that’s been lovingly restored, there was plenty to amuse both young and old at this year’s Tendring Show.

Following on from the release of the UK government’s long-awaited White Paper on Brexit, John Dugmore, Chief Executive of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, says he is pleased businesses now have a more comprehensive understanding of the Government’s aspirations for the UK’s future relationship with the European Union. But he also has some reservations.

It is proving a bumper year for river cruses, from Ipswich Waterfront, on the Orwell Lady and the SB (sailing barge) Victor.

Airports in the East have received mixed success in a report ranking the services for disabled people in airports across the UK.

Pharmaceutical companies are experts at getting us to pay more than we need for brand names. MoneySavingExpert’s Martin Lewis explains how you can save big – but still get the same medicine.

As the American president declares that a trade deal with the UK is “absolutely possible”, there’s a lot at stake for East Anglian business leaders who export their products across the pond.

Although the sun has been shining of late, the mood of manufacturers in Suffolk has been decidedly gloomy, as Brexit uncertainty weighs down on the local exporting economy.

Poundworld stores in East Anglia are among another 80 branches set to close, putting a total of 1,024 jobs at risk.

A ceremony has been held to mark the start of construction work on a new marine science headquarters for the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) based in Lowestoft.

Ipswich law firm Prettys has donated £1,000 to Suffolk Law Centre to support the charity’s ongoing work in the community.

Stansted Airport has defended its treatment of disabled passengers, after being highlighted in a critical Civil Aviation Authority report.

A number of Suffolk and Essex firms have been identified by HMRC for defaulting on more than £6.8m in tax.

The Lowestoft Vision team is celebrating receiving another five-year term with plans for producing great initiatives to boost the town for visitors and tourists.

How’s your head for heights? Offshore photographer Alan O’Neill put his to the test when he completed a 360-degree virtual survey for the world’s largest offshore wind farm.

Although football didn’t end up ‘coming home’ for England, Gareth Southgate’s management techniques did score highly, and could offer lessons to anyone managing teams in the corporate world too.

The growth of the sustainable economy was highlighted at a Suffolk business networking event hosted by Freckenham-based property developers Woolley on Thursday, attended by 80 people.

A Norfolk boat builder which was on the brink six months ago has completed its first build under new ownership.

A company’s multi-million pound investment is about to turn Suffolk into a major producer of vine tomatoes.

London Stansted welcomed a record-breaking 2.6 million passengers to the airport in June, an increase of 11.3 per cent on the same month last year and beating the previous high for the month, set in 2017, by nearly 270,000 passengers.

Gallery: Summer heatwave could save our lidos

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Sunny weather is a welcome relief for all sorts of companies, but for those in the business of public lidos, it’s a lifeline.

Careers education is getting a boost in East Anglia after the area received a share of a £5m fund to establish a new “hub”.

BT has suffered a shareholder rebellion over outgoing chief executive Gavin Patterson’s bumper £2.3 million pay packet.

Business partners Rebecca Bourne and Amanda Groom are growing their arts and crafts business at Jimmy’s Farm, near Ipswich.

Positive news on the Suffolk Park commercial development in Bury St Edmunds, as companies commit to Bury St Edmunds.

Deputy mayor Sue Monks from Hadleigh Town Council is working with the Porch Project, the youth club that has been operating in Hadleigh for a number of years, to host a careers event for the young people of the town.

A family business based in Needham Market, Breheny Civil Engineering, was crowned winner of the Business of the Year award at last night’s prestigious Suffolk Business Awards. Its chairman John Breheny said his dad Jack Breheny, who started the business in Lowestoft in 1963, would have been “extremely proud.”

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