Bethany Whymark firstname.lastname@example.org @EDPBethany Video: 7 of the most over-the-top reactions to GDPR (or are they?) 11:00 Bethany Whymark The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most comprehensive overhaul of data protection law in Europe in more than 20 years – and its new rules have left a few heads spinning. Homebase is sold by Australian owner for £1 08:43 Bethany Whymark The Australian owner of Homebase has put an end to its “disastrous” foray into British retail by selling the DIY chain for just £1. Businesses urged to ‘look past offenders’ convictions’ to help them get into job market 06:00 Bethany Whymark Business owners are being encouraged to help offenders get a foothold in the job market to drive down the £15bn annual bill which reoffending incurs for the country. Video: Distilling GDPR: The top five things to remember 05:30 Bethany Whymark The day of the GDPR is upon us – but some may still be struggling with the leviathan task of achieving compliance. Norwich businesswoman opens ‘female-centred’ co-working space Yesterday, 17:33 Bethany Whymark A female-centred co-working space has opened its doors near Norwich. Video: What do you really need to know about GDPR? Yesterday, 14:05 Bethany Whymark As the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) approaches, Bethany Whymark speaks to East Anglian experts about the facts – and myths – around the biggest data protection shake-up in two decades. East Anglian boat shows could benefit from London cancellation Yesterday, 06:20 Bethany Whymark The East Anglian boating community is hoping the demise of one of the country’s biggest boat shows could provide fair winds for local events. International companies’ search for post-Brexit UK hub boosting Snetterton logistics firm Yesterday, 06:00 Bethany Whymark While many businesses are bemoaning the trade barriers which Brexit could cause, a logistics company off the A11 has found a silver lining. Study by UEA suggests better regulation is deterring financial misconduct Yesterday, 05:30 Bethany Whymark Improved regulation has deterred a greater amount of financial misconduct in the UK since the global financial crisis, according to a new study from the University of East Anglia (UEA). Norwich chocolatier makes bid for ‘healthy snacks’ market Wed, 18:00 Bethany Whymark A Norwich-based chocolate maker is doing its bit to improve the nation’s diets with a range of “healthy” chocolate bars. M&S sees profits fall by 62% after shelling out £321m on store closure plan Wed, 09:29 Bethany Whymark Full year profits at Marks and Spencer have collapsed due to the costs of a brutal store closure programme. Which? urges action against ‘extortionate’ unarranged overdraft fees Wed, 09:22 Bethany Whymark Action is needed to tackle “rip-off” overdraft fees which can cost up to seven times more than a payday loan, according to Which?. Protectionism is ‘greatest risk’ to global growth Tue, 16:51 Bethany Whymark A backlash against globalisation poses the greatest risk to future growth for British businesses, according to a regional business advisor. East Anglian meat processor’s £54m factory in Eye gets green light Tue, 11:28 Bethany Whymark A national meat processor is on course to build western Europe’s “most advanced” poultry plant on the Norfolk/Suffolk border after securing planning permission. Suffolk marine agency in ambitious project to map UK’s seabed Tue, 06:00 Bethany Whymark It is said that we know more about the surface of the moon than we do about the bottom of our oceans. Find out more about Norwich’s campaign to become a ‘sharing city’ Mon, 13:24 Bethany Whymark A campaign to make Norwich the UK’s foremost “sharing city” will be helping to public to understand its mission with an exhibition next month. Ryanair reports rise in full-year profit and passenger numbers despite pilots’ leave debacle Mon, 09:01 Bethany Whymark Ryanair has followed the announcement of a solid increase in full-year profits with a warning that rising oil prices could hit its performance over the next 12 months. Wymondham steelwork firm returning to its roots in energy sector Mon, 06:30 Bethany Whymark A Norfolk pipework manufacturer is heading back to its roots in the energy sector as it continues on a growth trajectory. British Airways celebrates royal wedding with cakes prepared by Norfolk bakery Sunday, May 20, 2018 Bethany Whymark As Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and their guests tucked into a sumptuous wedding cake on Saturday, British Airways passengers were doing the same – thanks to a Norfolk bakery. Wind farm giants pitch in to support East Anglian training academy for industry Saturday, May 19, 2018 Bethany Whymark Employer-led training to ensure a pipeline of workers for multibillion pound offshore wind farms around the East Anglian coast is set to start next month. Are you among the UK’s four million people who want the chance to work from home? Friday, May 18, 2018 Bethany Whymark Millions of UK workers would like the opportunity to work “remotely” for part of the week, a new study shows.