Mark Shields Business editor firstname.lastname@example.org @mark__shields Losses grow at Purplebricks amid sluggish property market 17:08 Mark Shields Online estate agent Purplebricks has trimmed its full-year revenue guidance amid a sluggish UK property sector. Union hits out at ‘betrayal’ of 200 Norfolk workers by CITB 15:37 Mark Shields The Norfolk-based Construction Industry Training Board has been accused of “betraying” its staff after it emerged that more than 200 staff faced relocating out of the county to keep their jobs. Mike Ashley warns Debenhams faces collapse without £40m cash injection 19:52 Mark Shields Mike Ashley has claimed Debenhams is on the brink of collapse as he urged the struggling retailer to accept his offer of a £40m loan to avoid a Christmas disaster. These jobs have had some of the biggest pay rises in 2018 06:00 Mark Shields Workers in pubs and catering have received some of the biggest pay rises this year, a new study suggests. Brexit uncertainty freezing housing market in East, say surveyors 06:00 Mark Shields Uncertainty over Brexit is prompting home buyers and sellers to sit tight in increasing numbers, with fewer people interested in moving and properties now typically taking around four months to sell, according to surveyors. New gas engineering facility to open at City College Norwich to meet industry skills demand Yesterday, 17:32 Mark Shields A Norwich college will today unveil its new specialist facility after becoming the first in the region to offer gas engineering apprenticeships. Storage space in high demand in Norfolk as companies stockpile to ride out Brexit impact Yesterday, 16:49 Mark Shields Demand for warehouse and storage facilities is soaring as anxious companies make contingency plans for Brexit. Exclusive This Norfolk couple have just given their £7.5m restaurant to their staff Yesterday, 14:03 Mark Shields The parents of Premier League footballing twins Josh and Jacob Murphy have scored a dream goal for staff, by giving away a £7.5m restaurant business to the workers who made it a success. Dixons Carphone staff have just been given a bonus worth £1,000 Yesterday, 10:54 Mark Shields More than 30,000 staff at Dixons Carphone are in line for a bonus of at least £1,000 under a share scheme announced today by the struggling retailer. Kettle Chips maker backs Walkers in bid to cut plastic waste Tue, 14:37 Mark Shields Norfolk’s biggest crisp manufacturer is exploring how it can cut its plastic waste, after rival Walkers bowed to public pressure by bringing forward recycling plans. Carpetright announces more changes at East Anglian branches Tue, 13:11 Mark Shields Carpetright is considering further changes to its store portfolio across East Anglia as it handles stinging losses. East Anglian charities share £10,000 cash pot from financial adviser Tue, 06:00 Mark Shields Eight charities in East Anglia have shared a £10,000 windfall thanks to Norwich-based financial advisers Almary Green. Council confident of back-up plan if Interserve cannot provide home care for Norfolk customers Mon, 16:45 Mark Shields Council bosses say they have plans in place to protect people in Norfolk being cared for by government contractor Interserve, which is trying to finalise a rescue package. Lord Leicester of Holkham and Adnams boss Andy Wood to head up rebranded tourism body Mon, 15:04 Mark Shields Two leading figures in Norfolk and Suffolk’s tourism and hospitality scene have been appointed to head up a body promoting the region on the national and international stage. Interserve shares crash as details emerge of rescue plan Mon, 12:26 Mark Shields Major government contractor Interserve has seen its shares plummet this morning after shareholders were told their stakes are likely to be diluted in a plan to cut the firm’s debt. Jamie Brown of Archant Local Impact: This is the secret to the best content marketing Thursday, December 6, 2018 Mark Shields Content has become one of those buzz-wordy sounding things that it is trendy to bash. Exclusive This Norfolk couple have just given their £7.5m restaurant to their staff Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Mark Shields The parents of Premier League footballing twins Josh and Jacob Murphy have scored a dream goal for staff, by giving away a £7.5m restaurant business to the workers who made it a success. Norwich’s Gnaw Chocolate has been named the UK’s Small Business of the Year Saturday, December 1, 2018 Mark Shields It’s been a year of growth and success for Gnaw Chocolate, which has won a major national award. Mark Shields caught up with the company founder. Ask the Expert: I’m ready to take more risks with my investments - where should I put my money? Saturday, December 1, 2018 Mark Shields Our reader this week is keen to take a little more of a risk with her investments. But where should she put her money? Carl Lamb from Almary Green has words of advice. Martin Lewis of MoneySavingExpert.com: Stop letting home insurers walk all over you Friday, November 30, 2018 Mark Shields Consumer guru Martin Lewis of MoneySavingExpert.com offers his top tips for getting the best deal on your home insurance. Hotel chain Marriott admits data breach of 500 million guests’ information Friday, November 30, 2018 Mark Shields The personal information of more than 500 million guests of the hotel chain Marriott may have been exposed by breaches of a reservation database that began in 2014, the company has said.