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Airline Eastern Airways has apologised after cancelling a morning flight from Norwich Airport used by workers in the energy industry.

An independent Norwich store is celebrating 10 years of promoting “geek chic” in the city.

A Scottish airline has brought back flights between Norfolk and the North-East for the first time in two decades.

The campaign to keep Britvic and Unilever in Norwich has been backed by Norfolk County Council.

The presidents of the Cromer and the Sheringham Chamber of Trade have revealed their action plan, following a meeting with local businesses on September 26.

Holidaymakers will be able to jet off from Norwich Airport to Turkey from next summer with the opening of a new route.

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.

A new consultancy is hoping to help individuals and organisations to deliver top class English language tuition.

An apprentice welder is representing his country by showing off his craft in an international competition.

A homebuilder has taken on three apprentices at a Norwich development as it aims to support the workforce of the future.

Costa Coffee’s application to join the Cromer high street has hit another bump after their application for signage at their site in Church Street was thrown out by the Cromer Town Council.

The significant economic contribution of ABP’s three East Anglian ports has been confirmed as together they reported handling more than half of the total UK barley exports earlier this year.

Data can be useful but as anyone who runs a firm knows it is how you use it which is key.

A business networking group from Dereham will hold its next meeting to discuss the impact of expansion on cash flow.

A Norwich property professional is heading to the US to tackle his first marathon at the age of 50.

Hopkins Homes is expanding the area covered by its charitable fund – making at least £500,000 available for charities in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire over the next five years.

A social enterprise helping to prevent youth homelessness is enlisting East Anglian businesses to help with its mission.

A new body to coordinate infrastructure investment and skills provisions could help reinvigorate Norfolk and Suffolk’s declining manufacturing industry, according to a new report.

A north Norfolk church is taking a phone company to court after it failed to abide by Ombudsman rules stating it had acted incorrectly.

Insurance giant Aviva has announced it has agreed to sell its share of a joint venture in Taiwan.

East Anglia’s leading whisky distillery has toasted the opening of its new £400,000 restaurant and coffee house.

Nearly half of motorists in the East of England would consider changing their job to get away from traffic congestion, a study found.

Rapid growth has led a commercial services company to appoint a business development director.

Norse Commercial Services has struck a deal with a local authority in the Midlands which the company claims could see up to £25m flowing back into the Norfolk economy.

Almost a million workers in the UK could be hiding their carer responsibilities from their employer, new research from insurance giant Aviva shows.

East Anglia has recently seen high-profile manufacturing casualties including Delphi and, potentially, Colman’s Mustard. So where does the region’s manufacturing industry stand now, and where is it going? BETHANY WHYMARK reports.

Norfolk businesses were in confident mood for the year ahead as more than 100 firms came together for one of the biggest business events in the county.

Universities in East Anglia have been handed a multi-million pound funding boost to improve their links with business.

With more than 100 businesses gathering today visitors to Norfolk Chamber of Commerce’s B2B Exhibition will need to plan how to make the most of it.

Businesses are reaping the benefits of changing exchange rates when it comes to exports but feeling the pinch at home.

The Swan in Southwold has reopened after what owner Adnams describes as a “once in a generation” transformation to turn the 35-room hotel into a world class destination.

Businesses have been in touch with BAE Systems as they seek to keep skills in Norfolk, according to industry leaders.

There’s still time to get your tickets to the biggest night of the year for the region’s business community – and hear the inspiring story of one of the UK’s best-loved entrepreneurs.

Do you know how much a square metre of space in your house is worth? New figures have revealed the priciest places for property – and the cheapest.

It is safe for pregnant women, infants and the elderly to eat runny eggs carrying the British Lion mark, says the food safety watchdog, which has issued new advice almost 30 years after the salmonella crisis.

Staff at Mills & Reeve are settling back into newly refurbished offices which bosses say signals the law firm’s commitment to the East of England.

Four major employers in Norwich have joined forces to create opportunities for disadvantaged children, after the city was found to be one of the UK’s social mobility ‘cold spots’.

A world where you can get legal advice from a robot in your car may not be far away, according to a Norwich artificial intelligence firm which recently completed a multi-million pound funding round.

A well-known Norfolk chef who hopes to keep Colman’s in Norwich has said the mustard inspired his career in the kitchen - and his own range of sauces.

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has achieved equal 126th position worldwide for business and economics in higher education rankings.

A King’s Lynn-based fitness supplier has expanded its portfolio of elite customers after signing a partnership agreement with Norwich City Football Club.

Villages on the Norfolk-Suffolk border will benefit if a community broadband scheme is successful in its first rounds of investment.

A senior Tory MP accused BAE Systems of enjoying “special treatment” and a “near-monopoly position” in UK defence, as he urged ministers to scrutinise almost 2,000 potential job losses.

The Erpingham Arms on Eagle Road has made the shock announcement that it will be closing from today.

Up to 12 jobs are at risk at Bristow Helicopters as the effects of the depressed oil and gas industry continue to bite.

Up to 245 jobs could be lost at RAF Marham after BAE Systems announced plans to cut almost 2,000 roles as it moves to streamline its business and have a “sharper” competitive edge.

A petition to keep open the Britvic and Unilever factories in Norwich is on the brink of 10,000 names.

A Norwich architectural firm is showing its commitment to raising the profile of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace by signing up to a national campaign.

Mental health is an issue which it is becoming increasingly hard for employers to ignore. Bethany Whymark joined a training session for managers to find out more.

A Suffolk poultry plant is among more facilities owned by the UK’s biggest supplier of supermarket chicken to be inspected amid food safety and hygiene concerns within the company.

A Norwich food processing equipment manufacturer has completed its first direct deal in the Middle East with a project for a crisp factory.

A fishing tackle retailer has seen revenues rise by almost 40% as it announced its first set of results since floating on the stock market.

A farmhouse barn nestled in the ruins of a 900-year-old Norfolk priory is to be transformed into a brewery its owners hope will become a pull for beer-lovers around the world.

Politicians in Norfolk have shed party colours and united to back the growing campaign to keep two “iconic” companies in Norwich.

Insurance broker Alan Boswell Group is celebrating after scooping a victory in a charity race.

Sky chairman James Murdoch is set to face shareholders on Thursday amid investor unrest over his independence as the broadcaster remains the subject of a takeover attempt by 21st Century Fox.

A Norfolk businessman believes his vision for a specialist food-and-drink production hub could throw a lifeline to workers at Norwich’s Colman’s and Britvic factories.

Farmers growing mustard and mint for the Colman’s factory in Norwich hope their historic supply line will continue as bosses consider the firm’s future location.

The manufacturing jobs at Britvic and Colman’s are too important to East Anglia to lose, writes Rhys McCarthy, national officer for Unite the union.

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East Anglia has recently seen high-profile manufacturing casualties including Delphi and, potentially, Colman’s Mustard. So where does the region’s manufacturing industry stand now, and where is it going? BETHANY WHYMARK reports.

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