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Trevor Price, partner at LSI Architects, with new starters Lucy Furniss and James Potter. Picture: SUPPLIED.

A Norwich-based firm of architects has announced new jobs as it expands staff numbers for the third year in a row – despite seeing projects scrapped in the wake of Brexit.

Solar panels on the roof of Intu Chapelfield shopping centre. General manager Paul McCarthy.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

A retail complex is hoping the sun will shine on its green ambitions after completing a £190,000 project to mount solar panels on its roof.

Caister Holiday Park general manager Gareth Brown.

Buoyant holiday firms claim the Brexit vote has triggered “phenomenal” bookings and bolstered confidence in future investment.

Norwich buiness Interpac are involved an a battle with BT for fibre broadband.
Business owner Matthew Jude.

PHOTO: Nick Butcher

A growing pick-and-pack business is calling for fibre optic broadband to be hooked up to an industrial estate as it says slow speeds are holding it back.

Charles and Ruth Simpson aim to produce their Naked Wines-funded English sparkling wine by 2018. Picture: SUPPLIED.

Norwich-based Naked Wines has launched a funding round to raise £112,000 for an English sparkling wine – and will let drinkers choose the name.

Arthur Woodhouse, from Sprowston in Norwich.

A recruitment firm specialising in the oil and gas industry has moved into East Anglia, as it looks to place itself at the heart of the sector.

Diss company Glazing Vision produces bespoke rooflights. Managing director Jon Shooter.

The future goals are clear for a glazing manufacturing firm – double turnover to £20m and increase international sales.

Liftshare celebrating its 18th birthday. Founder Ali Clabburn (centre) with staff.

Picture: James Bass

A pioneer of the sharing economy is looking to branch out as it hopes to help tackle rural isolation while expanding its customer base.

Mosaic Spa and Health Clubs is based in Hethersett. Co-founder Dave Courteen.

From running a single spa to opening its own fitness centre and managing facilities at a luxury London hotel, it has been a busy few years for Mosaic Spa and Health Clubs.

Dardan Security and its managing director Philip Anthony have outlined expansion plans. Picture: SUPPLIED.

A company restructure and shift in focus to blue-chip contracts has fuelled belief at Dardan Security that the firm can become East Anglia’s first national security company.

Joe Greenwell CBE, Karen Jones CBE and Prof David Richardson of the UEA.

The serial entrepreneur charged with sharpening the University of East Anglia’s focus on business says she is determined to kindle a “culture of entrepreneurship” from which every student can benefit.

North Walsham Town Council offices.
Picture: ANTONY KELLY

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon has taken a step closer to opening in North Walsham, paving the way for a £1.6m investment and dozens of new jobs.

Emma Hibbert, marketing director at Adnams speaks at the EDP Business Branding Masterclass. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY

Business leaders were given expert insight into how they could improve the effectiveness of their brands at the first of a series of specialist seminars organised by EDP Business.

Hughes' Lowestoft branch. Picture: NICK BUTCHER.

Electrical retailer Hughes has sounded a warning over the impact of Brexit on consumers’ shopping habits as it posted improved profits for the last financial year.

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