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Questions are being asked over the nature of Huawei’s operations in Ipswich. The telecoms company Huawei, which is currently embroiled in political controversy, is believed to employ around 100 people at its Martlesham base.

A new 80-room hotel and coffee shop development in Bury St Edmunds had been scheduled to open in January, but has now been put off.

Today, Universal Credit will be introduced in the few last remaining isolated pockets of the country where it has yet to be introduced - including two towns in Suffolk.

When we dwell on the current impact of global warming, we tend to think of polar ice caps melting or Californian wild fires, both of which might seem a world away from sleepy Suffolk. But Jonathan Dyke, the managing director of Suffolk Yacht Harbour, says he can already see the impact of climate change on his harbour in Levington.

One in three Britons have suffered from mental health problems in the workplace, but companies are often reluctant to admit it’s an issue in their company.

The latest research by Historic England shows that tourism is booming in the East of England, with the number of day visits almost doubling from 10m in 2012 to 18m in 2016.

The founder and managing director of one of East Anglia’s leading hearing care companies has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award by one of the UK’s leading health governing bodies.

Leaders from industry in Suffolk paid a visit to a school in Ipswich last week to help students with their future career paths.

A project which is thought to be the first of its kind in the UK will see students get first hand experience of the construction industry, without having to leave the comfort of their college campus.

Pet accessories are all the rage this festive season.

And a couple from Chelmsford, have come up with a range of circus-themed accessories for guinea pigs through their company Haypigs! that tap into the trend for the movie the Greatest Showman too.

A nativity scene outside a church has been cruelly vandalised for the second time this festive season.

Now they’re high-flying business leaders, but there was a time when these guys were scrawny, nervous teens, eager to impress in their first jobs. We asked local business leaders what valuable skills they picked up from their first experiences of the world of work

Some of the 3,000 people employed by BT at Adastral Park could be facing the prospect of looming redundancy this Christmas.

With retail in the doldrums, stores are going the extra mile to get shoppers through their doors this festive season.

Stowmarket-based wood chipper manufacturer Timberwolf is launching a campaign to help its industry prepare for the latest round of government engine emissions legislation, known as Stage V.

A Suffolk artist has launched a £150,000 fundraising drive to create jobs for those with disabilities, criminal pasts and mental health issues who are struggling to find employment.

Primark owner Associated British Foods (ABF) has warned that trading at the budget retail chain in the run-up to Christmas has been “challenging”.

A chamber of commerce in Essex which turns 80 next year is merging together with its neighbouring town’s chamber.

A ‘community pub’ that hosts a library, post office, coffee shop, take away nights and even yoga sessions is getting recognised for its role in uniting a village community

Local mental health charity Mid and North East Essex Mind are offering a subsidised taster session of their new Wellbeing in the Workplace training to voluntary organisations in the area.

MENTA who were recently announced winners of the National Enterprise Network, ‘Enterprise Support Organisation of the Year 2018’ award, has launched its business skills training programme for 2019. Based in Bury St Edmunds MENTA’s masterclasses are designed to help business owners, their staff; self-employed people and freelancers.

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has opened a new store in Ipswich.

A proposal to add £250,000 to Tendring District Council’s SME Growth Fund will go before senior councillors next week.

You might not think to associate hip hop with the art of cuisine, but according to Suffolk rapper Scott “Booda” French, “food and rap is a pairing as logical as bacon and eggs”.

A workshop dedicated to understanding the challenges businesses face when it comes to employee retirement planning, and identifying simple solutions for supporting employees, will be held at the University of Essex on January 31.

To round off a successful year of export support to Essex businesses, Essex Chambers of Commerce took members to the House of Commons for their International Trade Forum with the Liam Fox, Secretary of State for international Trade.

What does business really make of the Brexit deal?

A businessman accused of fraud in the United States over the sale of his company to technology giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) has stepped down from a number of public roles while fighting the charges.

Aldeburgh Business Association has responded to comments from town residents of the town who expressed disappointment that this year’s Christmas lights event was cancelled.

The managing directors of a freight firm claim to have been ‘shocked’ by what seems to be a ‘sluggish approach’ from some other companies when it comes to planning for Brexit.

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