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An engineering firm has recruited the 500th apprentice into its programme.

Workers at Britvic’s Norwich factory are set to go on strike over the redundancy package offered to them ahead of the site’s closure.

Bank and building society branches are closing at an “alarming” rate of nearly 60 per month, according to an consumer group.

More than 130 jobs are at risk after a Norfolk retailer became the latest to announce plans to close stores due to a slump in sales.

The wine market is ever evolving with tastes and fashions changing each year.

The Royal Wedding and drinkers’ experimental tastes have helped drive sales at a wine retailer but the group has warned the bubble might burst with difficult times ahead.

Norwich’s commercial needs will be the focus of a conference bringing together local and national experts.

The death of the gig economy has been exaggerated despite a landmark ruling over worker status, an employment expert has said.

Pub chain Wetherspoon is to sell more drinks from the UK and non-EU brewers in the run up to Brexit.

A landmark environmental centre, which helped to educate school children across the Norfolk about food, energy and transport, has suddenly announce it will close after nearly 20 years.

Pubs are struggling and a different major retailer seems to be announcing store closures each week. A supermarket boss has pointed the finger at business rates – but have changes made last year really had a destructive impact? Doug Faulkner reports.

Regional facilities management group Norse has revealed ambitious growth plans to reach half a billion pounds in turnover.

An electrical equipment maker is under new leadership after its founder decided to retire.

One of the region’s largest employers has been recognised for helping bring hundreds of young people into employment.

Discount retailer Poundworld has gone into administration after last ditch talks failed – putting 5,100 jobs at risk

WPP is bracing for a fiery annual meeting next week as investors vote on key appointments and the advertising giant’s pay report following Sir Martin Sorrell’s shock departure.

Q I’ve always invested in ISAs and have normally put my money into deposit accounts with banks. I’d like to start investing in stocks and shares in my ISA but how do I choose what to put in it?

A former director of an East Anglian recruitment business has launched his own agency focusing on Norwich’s growing technology sector.

A bank has raised more than £2,000 for a local charity through a quiz night.

A company has been presented with a special award to recognise its fundraising efforts for a regional charity.

Employees at Warhammer maker Games Workshop are set to land a £5m windfall after the company announced it would pay a bonus following sales and profit growth.

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