East Anglian turkey producers are battling to adjust to the new realities of a Covid Christmas as the traditional feast is downsized.

Union bosses are calling for the government to step in and help beleaguered aviation workers as up to 98 baggage handlers at Stansted airport face the axe.

Who could have predicted at the start of the coronavirus pandemic how quickly the country would go back to basics?

An HR specialist is set to play a lead role in the Suffolk and Norfolk economy at “a tough point in time” for the region’s businesses.

A former Port of Felixstowe boss has taken on a key role with the port owners.

Past recessions suggest Suffolk and Norfolk could escape the worst of the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic, a business chief says as he steps down from a critical role for the counties’ economy.

A ‘no-deal’ Brexit would be “the final nail in the coffin” for many manufacturers in the East of England already struggling to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, the sector has warned.

The east’s energy sector believes it could provide a major boost to UK’s economic recovery as efforts continue to achieve ambitious net-zero targets.

John Lewis Partnership staff are set to miss out on their annual bonus for the first time since 1953 as the group gears up for store closures.

Economic output in the East of England is set to recover faster than the UK average in 2021, a study suggests.

Stansted airport saw cargo volumes soar this year – partly fuelled by a huge surge in online buying amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Businesses should be bracing themselves for the removal of the government’s coronavirus safety net, legal experts have warned.

An Ipswich-based appliance repair and service business has been bought by another fast-growing firm.

People reaching the end of their working lives may want to consider putting off retirement until the effects of the coronavirus pandemic subside, an East Anglian pensions expert suggests.

Paintings of some of the most famous horses in the history of British racing are set to go under the hammer.

Ipswich high street footfall is returning to pre-pandemic activity levels much faster than in Norwich, figures suggest.

Higher prices and less consumer choice could be on the cards unless the UK reaches a deal with the European Union (EU) over Brexit, East Anglian business leaders have warned.

Around £370k is being invested in repairs to an historic river wall at the old entrance to the Port of Ipswich Wet Dock.

Consumers are being urged to buy a sandwich to prevent businesses which make the lunchtime staple from going under.

A John Deere tractor dealership operating across Suffolk and Essex is poised to snap up another operation which takes it into southern England.

An ancient Land Rover which spent 30 years gathering dust in a barn is set to be a star lot at a Suffolk auction sale.

Colchester council’s commercial housing company has started worked on a housing scheme in Lexden.

A regional retailer aims to help customers living on the breadline by supporting a child poverty campaign started by football superstar Marcus Rashford.

A family fruit growing business on the Suffolk/Essex border has snapped up a neighbouring nursery business to create six hectares of glasshouse production – with potential for more.

Suffolk’s showpiece harvest festival celebration is set to move from the grandeur of St Edmundsbury Cathedral to the outdoor home of the Suffolk Show this year.

Here’s the latest list of major players to announce jobs cuts since lockdown was announced.

Hare and tortoise figures which lit up a town’s “Trail of Hope” during the coronavirus lockdown are being offered up for the sale.

Save British Farming (SBF) campaigners gathered at the Ipswich Cornhill to join a national protest supporting the home-grown agricultural industry and warning against a ‘no-deal’ exit from the European Union.

Giant greenhouses taking shape in Suffolk and over the border in Norfolk are nearing completion.

A branch of frozen goods retailer Iceland is set to open inside The Range in Colchester.

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