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.
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.
Dr Belinda Clarke wants to be a “catalyst” to turn science and technology innovations into useful tools for the food and farming industries. She told CHRIS HILL how this drove her leadership of Agri-Tech East, winner of an EDP Business Award.
Simon Innes had more than 15 years of retail management experience when he joined CVS Group in 2004 and has since steered the company to national success and an EDP Business Award. He told BETHANY WHYMARK about the company’s growing dominance in the animal care sector.