During the past few weeks the government has brought in an extensive range of measures to help people who may be left without work because of coronavirus.

Jobs are at risk in Ipswich as the Chiquito restaurant chain is put into administration as it struggles to cope with the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the chancellors new coronavirus support for the self-employed describing it as a key ‘win’.

Only 2% of businesses in Suffolk are not affected by coronavirus and 86% are worried about a loss of income according to Suffollk Chamber’s weekly survey.

Work has stopped on most building sites across East Anglia despite the government not banning construction work – leaving many self-employed contractors without pay.

An East Anglian law firm will continue to give free legal advice - but over the phone due to social distancing guidelines.

Inspire Suffolk has held its third annual award ceremony to celebrate young people who have overcome challenges from around the county.

The East of England Co-op is recruiting new staff as it tries to deal with coronavirus challenges and increased demand.

Creditors of a building company which went into liquidation owing nearly half a million pounds have been told they are unlikely to be repaid.

East Coast College is reacting to coronavirus by moving online and helping those in the community.

More than a third of Suffolk firms fear coronavirus could put them out of business, according to a new survey by the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce.

As the supermarkets struggle to restock the shelves with pasta supplies, an award-winning restaurant in Bury St Edmunds is offering a collection service on their own freshly-made variety.

Ipswich restaurants Zizzi and Ask Italian are to close temporarily as restaurant chains start to shut in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.

Superdry’s Ipswich branch is at risk of closure, as the company faces a “fluid and uncertain” situation after governments urged shoppers to abandon the high street to prevent coronavirus spreading.

Elveden Forest Center Parcs is to close because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Laura Ashley has filed for administration, putting up to 2,700 jobs at risk, after rescue talks were halted by the coronavirus outbreak.

Passengers onboard the Braemar in the Carribean are to be flown home from Cuba – after five people tested positive for coronavirus.

Fred. Olsen has paused departures until the end of May as 40 people are now self-isolating aboard a cruise liner in the Caribbean.

Five people have tested positive for coronavirus aboard a Fred Olsen ship in the Caribbean as authorities in the Bahamas will not let it dock.

Ipswich-based cruise line company Fred.Olsen says it is monitoring coronavirus developments ‘carefully’ as other companies pause cruising and ports stop accepting cruise ships.

An Ipswich lawyer has warned that amid the growing coronavirus outbreak, staff could potentially be sued if they don’t self-isolate.

A well known equestrian centre near Bury St Edmunds is for sale as its owners head towards retirement.

Greater Anglia has stepped up the hygiene regime on its trains in order to combat coronavirus.

Businesses from around Suffolk have praised the budget for the support it will give them through the disruption caused by coronavirus – but also raised concerns.

With the number of coronavirus cases in the UK still going up, an Ipswich lawyer has explained what your employer should be doing to keep you safe.

Nearly a third of Suffolk businesses which took part in survey fear coronavirus could send them bankrupt

Former psychiatric hospital site which closed in 2015 is ont he market for an undisclosed sum.

Ryanair has suspended flights from Stansted to Italy in the wake of the country being put into lockdown because of coronavirus.

Enhanced coronavirus monitoring is being putting in place at Stansted airport by tomorrow – as Ryanair cut flights to Italy.

Major events across Suffolk are set go ahead as planned this summer – despite the number of confirmed UK coronavirus cases rising to 319 today.

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