Norfolk business news

File photo dated 27/02/13 of Tesco's Chief Executive Philip Clarke who will come under renewed pressure today when he unveils annual results expected to show a second year in a row of profits decline for Britain's biggest supermarket. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday April 16, 2014. Mr Clarke's plan to turn around the fortunes of the retail juggernaut has yet to bear fruit, with sales still sliding, while he now faces the prospect of a price war with the group's major rivals. Tesco, like Asda, Sainsbury's and Morrisons, is having to face up to a permanent threat from discounters Aldi and Lidl, who continue to gnaw at the market shares of the

Tesco announces fall in profits

Tesco’s annual profits have fallen for the second year in succession while latest UK sales figures showed a worsening decline, putting renewed pressure on embattled chief executive Philip Clarke.

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Unemployment. Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Pay rises outstrip 1.6pc inflation

Average pay rises have outstripped CPI inflation for the first time in four years, official figures showed today.

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Stephen Fenby, MD of Midwich at Diss, distributers for audio visual products. Picture: Denise Bradley

Diss-based Midwich gains foothold in German AV market

Norfolk-based Midwich is hailing an international expansion strategy that has helped the Top100 firm carve out a vital foothold in the German market.

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Case study on Richardson's Boat Yard; CEO of Richardson's Boat Yard Greg Munford

Wi-fi revolution reaches Broads boating

The boss of EDP Top100 firm Hoseasons has hailed the trialling of free wi-fi on hire boats as “the most exciting development on the Broads for a long time”.

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Graham Lindsay, group director Lloyds Bank. Photo: Steve Adams

Illustrious banking career began at branch in Norwich

He began his career at the Lloyds branch in Gentleman’s Walk, Norwich, in what he describes as the ‘Captain Mainwaring era of banking’. Thirty-eight years on, Graham Lindsay’s role as a group director sees him striving to restore some of the traditional values that existed when he started. Stephen Pullinger reports.

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