Mark Shields Share Email this article to a friend To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Business editor firstname.lastname@example.org @mark__shields 19th-century explorer inspires Norwich travel company to rebrand Friday, December 14, 2018 Mark Shields A luxury travel company from Norwich has taken inspiration from a 19th-century adventurer for its new rebrand. Students discover career opportunities in East Anglia’s energy sector Friday, December 14, 2018 Mark Shields Young people were brought together with firms from across the energy sector to learn about the jobs available to them now and in the future. Ask the Expert: I’ve just joined a workplace pension scheme – so why am I not saving tax? Friday, December 14, 2018 Mark Shields Our reader this week wants to know why enrolling on a workplace pension scheme hasn’t cut their tax contribution on their pay slip. Martin Lewis of MoneySavingExpert: It’s time to stop the debt threats Friday, December 14, 2018 Mark Shields Laws around debt are out of date and in need of modernisation, argues Martin Lewis of MoneySavingExpert.com. Mike Ashley warns Debenhams faces collapse without £40m cash injection Thursday, December 13, 2018 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. Losses grow at Purplebricks amid sluggish property market Thursday, December 13, 2018 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 Thursday, December 13, 2018 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. Brexit uncertainty freezing housing market in East, say surveyors Thursday, December 13, 2018 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. These jobs have had some of the biggest pay rises in 2018 Thursday, December 13, 2018 Mark Shields Workers in pubs and catering have received some of the biggest pay rises this year, a new study suggests. New gas engineering facility to open at City College Norwich to meet industry skills demand Wednesday, December 12, 2018 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 Wednesday, December 12, 2018 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 Wednesday, December 12, 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. Dixons Carphone staff have just been given a bonus worth £1,000 Wednesday, December 12, 2018 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 Tuesday, December 11, 2018 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 Tuesday, December 11, 2018 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 Tuesday, December 11, 2018 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 Monday, December 10, 2018 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 Monday, December 10, 2018 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 Monday, December 10, 2018 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.