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A two-man Norfolk company has helped to bring together two teams of football legends for a charity football match to celebrate Norwich City FC’s famous UEFA Cup run.

A spike in beetroot sales from an East Anglian producer has meant 14 tonnes of the purple vegetable have been flown out of Heathrow ahead of Christmas.

A social enterprise is hoping to take a further step in tackling “terrible” social mobility in Norfolk and Suffolk by offering young adults in need access to opportunities which help their better-off peers progress socially and in employment.

A strong ethical code and scalability are among the most important factors for millennials starting up their own businesses.

London Stock Exchange Group chairman Donald Brydon is set to learn his fate on Tuesday when shareholders cast their votes over whether to oust him over the departure of former chief executive Xavier Rolet.

Bargain Booze-owner Conviviality is buying more than 100 convenience stores from collapsed wholesaler Palmer & Harvey in a £25m deal funded by a share placing.

The foreign crew of a ship who were not paid for six months have been able fly home in time for Christmas.

The foreign crew of a ship who were not paid for six months have been able fly home in time for Christmas.

Fears have been raised that hedgerows and trees will be lost and animals’ habitat’s damaged when hundreds of acres of land are dug up to bury cables for the world’s biggest offshore wind farms.

Britvic’s confirmation of the closure of its Norwich factory little more than a week before Christmas is a “hammer blow” that is “a classic case of trying to bury bad news”, a union has said.

Union members have hit out at Britvic’s decision to close its Norwich factory.

Norwich’s MPs have offered their sympathy to workers affected by Britvic’s decision to close its Norwich factory, and pledged to continue the fight to keep Colman’s in the city.

Britvic has confirmed the closure of its Norwich factory, leading to the loss of more than 230 jobs in the city.

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The chief executive of Norwich Research Park is to step down early next year.

Experience the products which could revolutionise your home with help from a Norfolk technology installation company.

The greatest sporting rivalry (yes, even greater than Ipswich v Norwich) has been rekindled Down Under with England and Australia going toe-to-toe in the Ashes.

It’s a top-order partnership which would make the England cricket team proud.

People in Norwich are among the most generous in the country when it comes to charitable donations, a new study shows.

Trouble could be building for East Anglia’s architecture industry if the rights of skilled workers are not secured in any Brexit deal, a sector body has warned.

Norfolk’s rural roads could see a huge increase in the number of HGVs on them when trenches are dug to bury cables from new offshore wind farms.

Applications are open for Norwich Business School’s (NBS) graduate recruitment programme for 2018.

Slade are on the radio, there’s tinsel everywhere and supermarket shelves are stacked high with mince pies.

What are my options when my three-year pensioner bond matures early next year, asks our reader. Carl Lamb of Almary Green explains.

Britain’s second-biggest care homes operator has struck a last-minute deal with its major creditor which holds off the immediate threat of administration.

A regional business advice and accountancy firm has confirmed its popular business breakfasts will be returning for 2018.

2017 has been a rollercoaster year in business - and we want to know your views about what lies ahead.

When it comes to offshore wind energy, Weybourne is fast becoming a Mecca.

Customers could be paying a “price for loyalty” to providers of services like energy, telecoms and insurance – amounting to hundreds of pounds a year.

Almost 11 years of construction work, the destruction of wildlife, billions of pounds of investment and the creation of hundreds of jobs - what is the impact on Norfolk of building the world’s biggest offshore wind farms?

Regional businesses and leaders from the cleantech sector will come together this week to discuss strategies to promote and support green technologies.

Property agents have reported signs of a rebound in consumer interest in the housing market in the East of England.

As the end of 2017 draws nearer, an organisation offering support to growing businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk is marking its busiest year to date.

Shoppers are getting into the spirit of Christmas and splashing out on a bumper haul of alcoholic beverages.

Airline Loganair has unveiled two new flight routes from Norwich Airport as part of its summer 2018 schedule.

Companies in the East of England saw growth in November but prices rose sharply, an index has shown.

A project to reduce fuel poverty and rent arrears for housing association residents is to be rolled out after a successful trial.

A majority stake in a mature gas pipeline has been bought by a private equity-backed company specialising in managing mid-life assets.

The number of people in work has seen its biggest quarterly drop in more than two years, new figures show.

Mark Cook, a director at ApplinSkinner and seasoned cryptocurrency trader, sets out five steps to get your business started in cryptocurrencies:

A global company which has kept more than 100 East Anglian workers in limbo over their jobs for more than two months has topped a list of Britain’s most admired firms.

The struggles of the country’s second-largest care home operator is symptomatic of the challenges faced by the industry, the boss of a group bucking the trend has warned.

It is a word which has dominated financial markets for the past year, as famous as it is infamous: bitcoin.

A proposal that would see a former hospital turned into an exciting community, residential and business space has been unanimously approved.

A Norfolk pedal boat maker is preparing to exhibit at the London Boat Show next month, in the 50th anniversary year of the first sea voyage by one of its craft.

More than 100 people have lost their jobs at the Thetford headquarters of troubled furniture chain Multiyork, administrators have confirmed.

A nature haven which formed the backdrop to a primetime BBC TV show has been opened as Norfolk’s newest function venue.

An awards ceremony celebrating the best and brightest women in the region’s tech scene has welcomed its biggest collection of winners to date.

Suffolk brewer Adnams has announced it is using 100pc renewable energy across its entire business.

Sector leaders say efforts must be made to ensure East Anglia’s tourism industry doesn’t lose out should Airbnb be successful in buying one of the region’s top holiday companies.

High expectations among younger job seekers in the East of England in terms of pay and flexibility are making it hard for them to find suitable roles, according to a new survey.

Jobs are in doubt at a professional services firm after it confirmed it was restructuring its Norwich base.

Nwes, which has bases in Norwich, Great Yarmouth, King’s Lynn and Lowestoft, has created a short film called The Elves and the Shoemaker, which is based on the 1806 fairy tale of the same name.

A recruitment agency has spread its wings into Essex after opening a new office.

Farm businesses must focus on “shock-proofing” their incomes in the New Year to protect against unforeseen risks and political uncertainty, according to the head of a Norfolk-based buying group.

Crash-for-cash fraudsters are fuelling a compensation culture which is pushing car insurance premiums to record levels and costing motorists £5m a day, as promised government reform stall.

Dixons Carphone is expected to report a slump in half-year profits next week as the retailer counts the cost of falling consumer confidence and a weaker mobile phone market.

Room-sharing website Airbnb looks set to take over a 70-year-old holiday business which started in the Norfolk Broads.

Fears are rising that Four Seasons, Britain’s second biggest care homes operator, is heading for administration as hopes of a rescue deal for the debt-stricken group fade.

Brewer and distiller Adnams says it has cut its annual carbon emissions by more than 1,000 tonnes after completing a transition to renewable energy across its entire business.

The region’s largest water company has updated its 25-year strategy to put the environment at its heart.

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