Investing in social mobility presents a way for businesses to “make a difference” in their communities, according to a director at an accountancy firm which has received national praise for its social policies.

Business leaders in East Anglia have called for “a new dialogue” to be opened between businesses and politicians as the country searches for direction in the wake of the general election.

East Anglian businesses must keep up the momentum in providing apprenticeships to address the yawning skills gap, according to a training expert.

The richest person in East Anglia has a fortune of £9.66bn, according to the new edition of The Sunday Times Rich List.

While businesses across Norfolk consider the best way to tackle the behemoth of Brexit, future-proofing could be the strongest tool in their arsenal.

An HR recruitment and consultancy firm is extending a series of workshops about the apprenticeship levy due to popular demand.

East Anglia’s business community has been reacting to prime minister Theresa May calling a General Election for June 8.

Business leaders in East Anglia welcomed the snap general election as a chance for stability – but warned that government focus must not slip from the challenges facing firms at a time of unprecedented turmoil.

Firms in Norfolk need to change the way they view traditional employment models if they are to keep pace with the jobs market, according to a Jobcentre manager.

More than 100 new wind turbine technicians have been taken on by energy company 3sun Group, swelling its staff roll to more than 400.

Changes to employment and tax law are coming into force today. Will you be affected?

The government’s controversial apprenticeship levy comes into force tomorrow, but business leaders still have concerns about how effectively it will achieve its goals. BETHANY WHYMARK explores the issues.

The youngest workers in our region must not be neglected with the advent of the new apprenticeship levy.

Encouragement for technical qualifications and apprenticeships for adults were two suggestions put forward by Norfolk’s technology industry to fill a skills gap.

Difficult market conditions could fuel increased deals activity in the East, say experts predicting a busy 2017, as companies snap up rivals to build market share.

A Norfolk market research apprentice has scooped a top prize for the second year running.

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