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Stansted Airport is “proud” to play an active and positive role in the thriving community that surrounds it, an airport boss told local business leaders this week.

Members of the team leading a campaign for Government investment in improvements to the A14 in Suffolk have met with officials from Highways England the Department for Transport to highlight the impact of delays on local businesses.

Suffolk Chamber International, the overseas trade arm of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a Doing Business in the USA event on Wednesday, September 27.

The campaign to get hundreds of millions of pounds invested in Suffolk’s busiest road is to step up a gear later this month.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in Bury St Edmunds is urging people to get involved with a masterplan which will shape the future of the town.

Plans to invest £35m over 10 years in expanding capacity at the Copella fruit juice site near Sudbury are “a massive vote of confidence in south Suffolk”, according to the firm behind the proposals.

Ipswich Building Society has appointed finance industry veterans, Mark Nash and David Ridley, as new managers in its risk and compliance team.

More than 200 guests had a “high old time” as they attended Suffolk Chamber of Commerce’s biggest annual networking event on the rooftop of the Willis Towers Watson building in Ipswich.

Suffolk organisations are saying “enough is enough” and calling for better opportunities for people living in rural areas.

Highways officials have submitted a bid for funding for £5.36million improvements to the A140 near Eye Airfield to cut congestion and make the road safer.

Manningtree-based food ingredients company EDME has appointed a new operations and technical director. Metin Fevzi will oversee the production of tens of thousands of tonnes of flour and flakes to ensure the highest standards of product and service.

Delegates at a Suffolk Chamber of Commerce networking event next week will get an insight into the Tour of Britain cycling event which is returning to the county later this year.

Suffolk and Norfolk firms engaged in scientific research or developing new technologies are being urged to seek help in gaining access to grant support.

Two Suffolk business bodies have agreed to closer ties to enable members to enjoy the benefits of more co-operation.

Suffolk Coastal businesses will be exploring routes to market on Wednesday, June 28, as they gear up for Brexit.

A year on from the shock Brexit referendum result, Suffolk and Essex businesses are still bracing themselves for the fall-out from the UK electorate’s momentous decision, chamber chiefs say.

Juice and smoothie bars are becoming big business in our cities and attracting many health-conscious shoppers and workers.

Former Ipswich MP Ben Gummer has bid farewell to the town after being defeated in last week’s general election by Labour’s Sandy Martin.

Business leaders in East Anglia have called for “a new dialogue” to be opened between businesses and politicians as the country searches for direction in the wake of the general election.

New Ipswich MP Sandy Martin is to ask the Department for Transport to look again at the proposals for a large new bridge between Wherstead Road and Cliff Quay.

Experts are to be employed to see how businesses in Suffolk can secure the greatest benefits from the £14billion Sizewell C project if it goes ahead.

East Anglian businesses must keep up the momentum in providing apprenticeships to address the yawning skills gap, according to a training expert.

Suffolk Business Women is hosting a unique networking event which will set out how insights from clinical psychology can bee used to improve workplace productivity.

Hundreds of visitors from around Ipswich and beyond have attended to the area’s biggest annual business-to-business event.

The final countdown is on for the Anglia Business Exhibition, which takes place tomorrow, Wednesday, May 10, at its new home, the Ipswich Hotel, Copdock.

Essex and Suffolk law firm, Ellisons Solicitors has added to its commercial property and corporate commercial teams with the hires of three new Legal 500-recommended partners.

A Harris hawk and kestrel have been brought in to frighten them away in Lowestoft.

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.

Eight businesses have made it through to the final of the 2017 Suffolk Young Enterprise competition.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce members will be able to check out customers’ credit-worthiness and access a 5.2m business database at a discounted rate as part of a deal with information services firm Experian.

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