As the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) approaches, Bethany Whymark speaks to East Anglian experts about the facts – and myths – around the biggest data protection shake-up in two decades.
Gender pay gap reporting has uncovered the inequality in top jobs across the UK – but the We Can scheme in Norfolk is hoping to coach ambitious women to help their journey up the career ladder. Bethany Whymark met its first two mentees.
Simon Medler has climbed from beginnings as a carpentry apprentice to the managing director of Lovell Partnerships’ East Anglian operations. BETHANY WHYMARK went to find out more about the housebuilder and developer, winner of the Investing in Future Growth award at the EDP Business Awards 2017.
The Richard Nash Group pioneered the nearly new car market in Norfolk and it’s one that has earned the family-owned business a loyal customer base. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out the advantages of buying a nearly new car.
With a family feel running right through its business, Hilltop Outdoor Centre, winner of the Customer Care award at the EDP Business Awards 2017, is transferring management to the next generation. Doug Faulkner met the Read family.
Plenty of football fans will still be heading for Russia this summer, despite recent events. But what should you watch out for if you are travelling to potentially risky destinations? James Walker of Resolver.co.uk explains.
For families forced to cease farming or seeking a way to retire and enable the next generation to take on the farm business, access to housing is crucial, argues Country Land and Business Association (CLA) East regional director Ben Underwood
The battle to engage more girls in technical subjects is beginning to bear fruit – but leading figures in the industry in East Anglia say engagement and outreach will be key to bringing up the numbers.
East Anglia’s land agents see farming evolving further into a highly professionalised industry with a high degree of technical expertise. Sarah Chambers reports on their predictions for farming in the mid-2020s and beyond
Could a focused six-hour working day be the key to keeping staff energised, efficient and productive? Bethany Whymark spoke to a Norwich company which has embraced the Swedish concept of lagom – doing “just the right amount”.
Business heavyweight Mark Pendlington is no stranger to crises, having at one time headed up the communications team for the late Conservative politician Cecil Parkinson, during his stormy reign as a cabinet minister under Margaret Thatcher.
Is allowing offices to be turned into residential homes a good idea, or is it creating problems for businesses seeking homes? Sam Kingston, partner with Roche Chartered Surveyors, considers the effects of ‘permitted development’.
As the owner of recently closed restaurant Woolf & Bird warns people to support independent businesses for fear Norwich could become “beige”, we take a look at some of the brilliant independent eateries that help keep the city colourful.
For a number of reasons 2017 will prove to have been a mixed year for the tourism and leisure sector in our region, says Chris Scargill, a partner in Larking Gowen, chartered accountants and business advisors.