Anglian Water has denied it is “seeking industrial unrest” in a dispute over workers pensions.

Despite the growing resistance to cold calling, using the phone to make a sales call can still be effective if done intelligently and used as part of a marketing strategy that incorporates multiple communication channels.

Developing an industrial strategy for Norfolk and Suffolk, strengthening place marketing and inward investment, and collaborating with other regions where there is a common interest are some of the ways the East Anglian business community can best position itself in preparation for Brexit, according to a report.

Rising at 5.30am, getting six hours’ sleep and starting a full time job at 22 years-old are some of the things influential business people have in common, new research suggests.

Stroll around any bookshop and you will find a plethora of tomes dedicated to business advice and entrepreneurial self-help.

East Anglian electrical connections provider Dunamis Group has been acquired by Sheffield-based utilities infrastructure services provider Fulcrum in a deal valued at £22m

It is often said that creative businesses in East Anglia struggle to attract talented employees who are instead enticed by the pull of nearby London and the opportunities that exist there for ambitious people wishing to develop a career.

The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership has pledged further funding for a project that has supported more than a thousand people furthest from the labour market to find a job or become work ready.

High Street clothes retailer New Look is considering a plan to close around 10% of its British stores, according to reports.

No-frills airline easyJet will confirm a boost from the demise of rivals and recent woes at Ryanair when it reports results on Tuesday, but a £100 million hit from the weak pound will still see profits tumble.

A good restaurant experience tends to feel effortless - the food, the service and the atmosphere are just as they should be.

Most young workers would quit a job if their employer went against their principles, a study has found.

The ubiquity of computers means virtually everyone interacts with software in their day-to-day life.

Online fashion retailer Asos is expected to report a surge in full year sales next week as it reaps the benefit of increased international expansion.

Garden centre group Notcutts, has announced a healthy performance with sales up 5.3% to £71.3m and operating profits up 57.7% in the year ending February 2017.

The struggling owner of Frankie & Benny’s is expected to report another fall in profits this week, with chief executive Andy McCue expected to outline the progress of turnaround efforts.

EDP/EADT Future 50 businesses from East Anglia’s tech sector have spoken about the challenges of attracting talent, especially candidates coming from outside the region.

Managing director of East Anglian company the Hearing Care Centre, Karen Finch, is on a mission to get people in the region to take care of their hearing, especially as they get on in years.

Marks and Spencer is set to reveal an improvement in its under-pressure clothing arm next week after the recent heatwave and late Easter helped it narrow recent sales falls.

Funky, open plan offices that allow people to work both flexibly and collaboratively can help in transforming the way businesses work, but a state-of-the-art workplace won’t necessarily suit all companies.

Two East Anglian companies, which together operate more than 30 Burger King outlets across the UK, are likely to have left unsecured creditors short by almost £20m, documents have revealed.

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