Mark Shields Business editor firstname.lastname@example.org @mark__shields Norwich and Peterborough Building Society has confirmed closure dates for its East Anglian branches Thursday, May 18, 2017 Mark Shields The closure dates for the East Anglian branches of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society have been confirmed. Norwich and Peterborough Building Society has confirmed closure dates for its East Anglian branches Thursday, May 18, 2017 Mark Shields The closure dates for the East Anglian branches of Norwich and Peterborough Building Society have been confirmed. Have your say: How would Tories’ immigration plans affect your business? Thursday, May 18, 2017 Mark Shields Charges on firms employing migrant workers will be doubled under proposals unveiled today by the Conservatives. Hoseasons boss says acquisitions will bring opportunities for Lowestoft team Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Mark Shields Expansion and acquisition across the country will strengthen the position of Hoseasons’ staff in Lowestoft rather than weaken it, says the firm’s boss. How to bid for multi-million-pound King’s Lynn power station contracts Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Mark Shields Companies keen to support the multi-million-pound overhaul of a power station at King’s Lynn are being invited to a ‘meet the buyer’ event. Calls for Norfolk infrastructure improvements to be top priority for government Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Mark Shields Fresh calls have been made for the incoming government to focus on Norfolk’s infrastructure needs to unlock the county’s economic potential. Food and drink industry would respond to sweet and chocolate tax ‘with innovation’ Friday, May 12, 2017 Mark Shields First it was the soft drinks - next, it could be chocolate and sweets in line for a sugar tax. Norwich social enterprise The Feed thanks bank for £10,000 match-funding to fulfil market dream Friday, May 12, 2017 MArk Shields Norwich-based social enterprise The Feed has praised the role of a high-street bank in helping it to realise its ambition of opening a stall in the city’s historic market. James Walker of Resolver: Not happy with your broadband? Here’s what you need to do Friday, May 12, 2017 MArk Shields Here’s a helping hand with your sluggish broadband, writes JAMES WALKER of Resolver.co.uk. Norfolk tourist attraction Bewilderwood moves a step closer to opening its second park Thursday, May 11, 2017 Mark Shields The magical creatures which began life in the imagination of Bewilderwood creator Tom Blofeld could soon be roaming beyond the Norfolk Broads. East Anglia’s Dragons’ Den? The angel investors on the hunt for Norfolk and Suffolk’s most innovative companies Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Mark Shields email@example.com They style themselves as East Anglia’s answer to Dragons’ Den – and they are on the lookout for the region’s brightest businesses. Leathes Prior: Thinking of taking on a franchise? This is what you need to know Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Mark Shields Franchising is becoming increasingly popular for those looking to run their own business, writes Leathes Prior solicitor Marija Markovic. Aviva sells Spanish joint-venture stakes for 475m euros Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Mark Shields Aviva boss Mark Wilson hailed “a strong outcome” as the insurance giant sold its share in three Spanish joint ventures. Are you the best in the business? The EDP Business Awards are now open! Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Mark Shields Are you the best in the business? Now’s the time to prove it. EDP Business Award winner Prison Voicemail on the second bottom line which drives them Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Mark Shields It was a speculative Facebook post less than two years ago that convinced the founders of Prison Voicemail the technology they had developed might have potential. EMCY Garden & Leisure near Holt bought by Kelling Estate Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Mark Shields A garden centre near Holt has changed hands, with the new owners pledging to invest to grow the business. Energy price cap plans ‘should include small businesses as well as households’ Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Mark Shields The smallest businesses in the regional economy fear they would bear the cost of protecting households through an energy price cap, as warnings mount that the scheme could backfire. Tories unveil energy price cap ‘to save families £100 a year’ - but industry sceptical Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Mark Shields Theresa May has confirmed the Conservatives will cap “rip off” gas and electricity prices - saving families up to £100 a year - if they are returned to power in the general election on June 8. Energy price cap would mean reduced choice and higher prices, warns Centrica Tuesday, May 9, 2017 mark Shields British Gas owner Centrica has hit out at a government proposal to cap energy prices, warning that it could lead to higher bills for consumers and reduce competition. University of East Anglia business students suggest how to develop some of Norfolk’s biggest tourist attractions Friday, May 5, 2017 Mark Shields Innovative students at Norwich Business School have been putting their skills to use by helping to develop new ideas for some of the county’s biggest tourist attractions. Thousands of Debenhams customers’ details hacked in cyber attack Friday, May 5, 2017 Mark Shields Thousands of Debenhams customers have had their data compromised after the firm’s flower website came under cyber attack.