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A brand new quarter of a million pounds food hall has now opened in north Norfolk.

A forensic services company which worked with Norfolk police and other constabularies across the country has been bought out of administration, saving nearly 70 jobs in Wymondham.

A Norfolk telecoms company has extended its wireless network after buying an innovative broadband provider which uses church steeples as transmission masts.

The long-standing boss of East Anglian enterprise agency Nwes is to leave in a top-level shake up.

It’s been a fixture in Aylsham’s Market Place for more than 100 years - but one of Norfolk’s oldest bookshops needs a new owner.

BT Openreach has launched its biggest recruitment drive ever, which will include 220 engineers to speed the roll-out of faster broadband in the region.

These heavy-duty concrete structures are known as “mattresses” – and, appropriately enough, they are destined for the sea bed.

The knock-on effect from the Beast from the East is already being felt by firms with an increase in those at risk in February.

The fishing industry’s competing hopes and fears over Brexit were in the spotlight at a major conference with the aim of kick-starting the sector.

An offshore supply vessel at the centre of a legal row has been moved to a new berth in Great Yarmouth.

Anglian Water Group (AWG) has unveiled a series of financial and structural initiatives which it says are designed “to improve transparency, trust and customer confidence”.

The president of Norwich Credit Union has welcomed a new report which suggests credit unions outrank banks for customer satisfaction.

Former employees of a Norfolk based removals firm have described their “shell shock” at being told their employers would close with immediate effect.

A regional airline has announced its Norwich Airport winter schedule for passengers hoping to get away for some sun.

Industry leaders gathered to discuss how business and education can work together to make the most of the government’s Industrial Strategy.

All Toys R Us stores will close within six weeks and the brand will disappear from the retail world after a last-ditch attempt to save the company failed.

A scientist’s career change has seen her scoop an award for successfully juggling parenthood with running her own business.

The boss of one of the region’s fastest-growing companies has said it may need to consider expanding its HQ after a year of bumper sales.

New data laws are “an evolution not a revolution” and give businesses a chance to better connect with their customers.

A “Tigger-like” Philip Hammond sounded an upbeat note as he claimed Britain was bouncing back and that improving public finances could open the door to public spending increases.

A major Thetford firm’s new warehouse will help facilitate the future expansion of the site.

Pennies and £50 notes could be scrapped because they are not used enough.

A new initiative has been launched to highlight the thriving industries in Thetford and the surrounding area.

Strong interpersonal relationships will be key to building on the East of England’s growing export trade with China, a government expert says.

The government’s official forecaster has upgraded projections for growth and predicted falling inflation, debt and borrowing, in a boost for chancellor Philip Hammond.

A removals firm which has been based in Norfolk for 30 years has announced it has stopped trading with immediate effect.

The East of England looks set for a jobs boost after a survey suggested it was the most confident region for hiring intentions.

The opportunities available for businesses that want to nurture fresh talent will be outlined at an apprenticeships workshop to be hosted by North Norfolk District Council.

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has launched a new business apprenticeship for senior leaders from the region’s organisations.

Rolls-Royce’s annual results have come as more good news for investors, following its decision in January to restructure its five divisions into three core operating units.

A new £3.4m electricity substaton will breathe new life into a key employment zone hampered by a lack of power - creating 1,700 new jobs and saving 1,450 more.

Bomb detection specialists from Norfolk have won major contracts with offshore wind farm projects in the US and Taiwan.

Organisers of an energy sector conference are hoping goodwill will help them bring even more people to the rescheduled event after the previous attempt fell victim to the Beast from the East.

A leadership gap is opening up between the people at the helm of a business and those they are leading – with the role becoming ever harder.

To mark its 10 year anniversary the Thetford Business Forum (TBF) will launch an ambitious project to reach out to investors and potential employers from further afield.

Leaders in the restaurant and pub trade have called on the chancellor to tackle business rates, warning the industry is at “tipping point” ahead of today’s Spring Statement.

Morrisons is expected to report an increase in annual sales and profits this week as the supermarket continues to outperform its peers.

For years publishing headlines have been dominated by news of independent bookshops closing their doors due to dwindling trade.

A Norfolk cancer charity has benefited from a £15,000 donation from a financial services firm.

The former chief executive of Norwich Research Park believes it has reached the end of the first stage of its development - and that the foundations have been laid for future growth.

The government is being urged to support a campaign to persuade employers to offer travel reimbursement to jobseekers attending an interview.

The Norfolk manufacturer of a low-maintenance fire extinguisher will be pitching to the supply chain of one of the world’s biggest airports after signing a contract to have its product installed in the transport hub’s terminals.

Anglian Water has denied it is “seeking industrial unrest” in a dispute over workers pensions.

One surveyor values this seven-bedroom house at £600,000. Another says it is almost worthless; the strange case of RBS, a secret survey and the campaigner who will not give up.

The multicar conundrum – is it better value or not? Martin Lewis of MoneySavingExpert explains all.

There are just hours left for people to back a co-operative bid to preserve Norwich’s mustard-making tradition – and get their hands on a pot of city’s hottest new condiment.

An audience of more than 350 companies will gather next week to discuss potentially the biggest change affecting business this year.

A woman who has worked as a landlady in Norwich for 20 years has opened her newest venture.

My financial adviser is making promises that sound too good to be true. What should I do? Carl Lamb of Almary Green responds.

The owner of a nightclub group which went into liquidation owing Norwich City Council £200,000 was also behind another company which failed 14 months before – owing the council £220,000.

Fishing leaders have warned the government it would miss out on a “once in a lifetime” opportunity to regenerate East Anglia’s coastal towns if fishing rights are given away in Brexit negotiations.

Toys R Us stores could begin closing and staff could be made redundant as soon as next week, as hopes of finding a buyer for the stricken chain fade.

Norwich will make a bid to be one of Channel 4’s new creative hubs outside London, the leader of the city council has confirmed.

A collapsed estate agent franchise had debts of more 
than half a million pounds 
when it went under, documents reveal.

Channel 4 will move 300 staff out of London and establish a new national headquarters outside the capital, it has been announced.

The government has released the latest name-and-shame list of companies which have been underpaying staff – browse the full list here.

A Norfolk pet food producer is blazing a trail in industry innovation with a “premium nutrition” product.

Holiday operator Parkdean Resorts has outlined plans to invest nearly £5m in its parks across East Anglia.

A couple from Little Plumstead have transformed a 1970s caravan into a quirky new business venture.

Fears are growing for electronics retailer Maplin after administrators made 63 redundancies as they struggle to find a buyer.

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