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A new cafe and deli is set to replace The T Lounge in Norwich.

A campaign to make Norwich the UK’s foremost “sharing city” will be helping to public to understand its mission with an exhibition next month.

A road haulage company has closed its Great Yarmouth depot site, ending a more than 100-year-old link to the town.

Marks & Spencer staff across the UK are bracing themselves for news on store closures this week, as the retailer announces its annual results amid tough times for UK high streets.

A Norfolk pipework manufacturer is heading back to its roots in the energy sector as it continues on a growth trajectory.

Demand for talent in Norwich’s burgeoning technology sector has led to increased salaries, according to new research.

A business support group 
is hosting a series of 
two-day courses to help budding entrepreneurs to get started.

How to avoid the pitfalls of communicating globally will be the subject of a talk for businesses looking to grow internationally.

Marks & Spencer is expected to unveil another troubling set of annual figures next week as the high street giant’s food arm comes under intense pressure.

As Prince Harry, Meghan Markle and their guests tucked into a sumptuous wedding cake on Saturday, British Airways passengers were doing the same – thanks to a Norfolk bakery.

Nearly two-thirds of people say that stress over money has affected someone they know, a survey has found.

Fears have been raised that the departure of the Construction Industry Training Board from west Norfolk could also spell the end for a pioneering training centre.

I have an investment bond which should pay out next year and the amount it will bring in will take me from my current basic rate tax band into a higher rate tax band.

Employer-led training to ensure a pipeline of workers for multibillion pound offshore wind farms around the East Anglian coast is set to start next month.

One of the region’s largest hauliers has fitted out its fleet with in-cab cameras which have already helped to resolve an accident.

The Norwich branch of Italian chain Carluccio’s has been named among the restaurants at risk of closure its in restructuring programme.

Staff at an East Anglian accountancy firm will be raising funds for a Norfolk cancer charity after selecting it as the fundraising partner for the year.

The world’s biggest label printing manufacturer, based in Norfolk, hopes to lead the way in the plastics recycling industry.

A phone retailer has raised more than £5,000 for its charity of the year which provides sporting opportunities for people with learning disabilities.

How to improve wellbeing in the workplace was the focus of an annual employment conference which was held during Mental Health Awareness Week.

The Royal Wedding could provide a much needed boost for retailers and the hospitality trade with spending on memorabilia and celebrations expected to boost the region’s economy.

A Suffolk dairy farmer has expressed delight that his award-winning cheese is set to appear on Prince Harry’s breakfast menu on the day of the royal wedding.

Millions of UK workers would like the opportunity to work “remotely” for part of the week, a new study shows.

A Norwich-based business has been selected as a regional finalist at the National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards.

Offshore wind could help to regenerate the East of England’s deprived coastal communities with jobs and investment if proposals for a government sector deal get the green light.

Italian food chain Carluccio’s has unveiled a restructuring plan that will likely lead to 34 restaurant closures.

Nearly all large employers in East Anglia say they recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce (95%) but just 55% offered mandatory diversity training, research has found.

A new flight is being launched from Norwich Airport next week.

Suffolk facilities firm Servest’s takeover by an international group has been confirmed, in a deal which it says will make it a stronger global player.

The UK’s energy infrastructure is becoming an increasingly common target for hackers, according to cyber security experts.

Bury St Edmunds-based major employer Servest the target for European company

Struggling children’s retailer Mothercare has unveiled plans to axe 50 stores across the UK with 800 jobs at risk.

Norwich’s technology sector is performing strongly, say leaders, but needs to break down barriers to other industries to reach the next level.

A fresh push to attract billions of pounds of investment to regenerate sites in west Norfolk has been welcomed by community leaders.

A national luggage and handbag retailer with a branch in Norwich has gone into liquidation, with all staff being made redundant.

Thunderbrook Equestrian won the Future50 One to Watch award at the EDP Business Awards 2017. The win capped a remarkable four years for the animal-feed company, as MARK SHIELDS reports.

The boss of printer Clays believes a takeover by an Italian printing giant has put it in the best position to tackle the challenges of an evolving industry. Doug Faulkner visited the Bungay book maker.

Speakers at the region’s largest ever energy industry conference have struck a positive tone about the future of not just renewable energy but gas production in the Southern North Sea (SNS).

The company bidding to take over a historic East Anglian department store says its name will live on if the deal goes through.

The region’s energy businesses will gather today with the “perfect opportunity” to make the most of the East’s nuclear, offshore wind and gas projects, an industry leader has said.

A Norfolk hairdresser is bringing joy to the people of Norwich through hair styling and puppies.

Business studies students from Lowestoft Sixth Form College had the chance to see behind the scenes at a regional accountancy firm.

From Nordic walking sessions to staff meetings on the beach – there are few health-focused activities East Anglian businesses haven’t tried to improve the wellbeing of their employees.

A new website has been launched by Norfolk County Council, geared towards making apprenticeships more accessible in the county.

A boat builder has restarted production at its Norfolk yard three months after it went into administration, with 50 workers returning to their jobs.

The employment rate in the East of England has nudged up in 2018 – but new figures show there are fewer jobs in the region than there were a year ago.

An energy services firm has successfully completed a financial restructure which it claims will shore up long term plans.

An iconic family-owned department store in Great Yarmouth is in advanced talks for a takeover.

A £75m scientific institute will put Norfolk at the forefront of research into health and food, a government minister said as he announced a further £40m funding for the project.

A food store is to reopen more than a month after a fire forced it from its city centre shop.

Is there such a thing as the ‘Golden Age of Recruitment’ and, if so, is East Anglia currently entering it?

The UK’s largest fishing tackle retailer has hailed a “transformational year” in its first set of results since making a splash on the stock market.

Continued bad weather has seen the UK high street hit by the biggest two-month drop in footfall since the recession.

The owner of one of the region’s largest estates has continued to grow his and his family’s fortune to put him on the cusp of breaking into East Anglia’s exclusive billionaire bracket.

UK businesses hoping to become more sustainable can benefit from a £2bn funding scheme from Lloyds Banking Group.

A law firm with offices in Thetford and King’s Lynn has raised £5,200 for charity through a will-writing campaign.

The new Mothercare chief executive is set to update the market on the troubled retailer’s store closure plans next week, with the group also tipped to report a sharp fall in profits.

More than 80 employees in the Norwich office of business advisory firm Grant Thornton hit the city’s street to solve a murder mystery trail in aid of a local charity.

As the world watches Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tie the knot, visitors to a Norfolk village will be reenacting another royal wedding.

A Norfolk family retailer says it is in a “very positive” position following a strong 2017 which saw pre-tax profit increase by 12%.

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