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The first vessel to deliver fuel to a new fuel bunkering facility at a town port has arrived.

Fashion chain M&Co is set to close 47 of its stores across the UK – including one in Suffolk.

A company which makes specialist disinfectant products suitable for hospitals saw a huge rise in sales at the height of the coronavirus outbreak.

Telecommunications giant BT has launched a major drive to support the East of England’s 598,000 small businesses following the coronavirus pandemic.

Parts of Norfolk and Suffolk are included in plans to bring full fibre broadband to “hard to reach” homes.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council is facing losses of over £1 million in income due to the coronavirus.

Confidence among businesses in the East of England is rising - but it’s still very shaky, according to a poll of regional companies.

Shops on a normally bustling high street could be forced to close if pedestrians fail to follow a one-way system designed for social distancing, the chairman of a local traders association has said.

A taskforce is to be formed to investigate ways of kickstarting the economy in part of Suffolk following the coronavirus lockdown, including means of upping demand for local firms.

Surprise falls in the number of corporate insolvencies across England and Wales don’t yet reflect the coronavirus pandemic effect, an East Anglian insolvency trade body has warned.

East Anglian insolvency professionals are bracing themselves for a steep spike in firms going bust – possibly as early as October.

A financial management firm is going for growth after acquiring an employee benefits division to bolster its services.

Rural parts of Norfolk and Suffolk heavily dependent on tourism have been hardest hit by the coronavirus jobs crisis, according to a new study.

A major drive to revive Norfolk and Suffolk’s shattered £5bn tourist industry has been launched.

The East of England has seen the third highest year-on-year increase in profit warnings across all UK regions as the effects of the coronavirus crisis reverberate across the economy.

A north west Norfolk pub says business is booming since reopening after more than three months of closure.

The government is set to announce it will continue to support rail companies until March 2022 as public transport struggles to cope with the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis.

East Anglia’s largest independent retail chain has given a new boost to food banks across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex as fears grow that the economic downturn will hit more families.

High streets in 12 Suffolk towns are to get a major boost after hundreds of thousands of pounds were approved for a project to provide free Wi-Fi and footfall tracking.

The European Union (EU) is the main destination for export goods manufactured in the East of England, a new report shows.

We spoke to Jack – former retail worker and now a full-time care assistant – and Danielle – manager at Black Swan care home Laurel Lodge – to understand why they love working in care and the opportunities available.

A cash flow crisis could be brewing in East Anglia as companies start to feel the pressure from the coronavirus crisis.

Norfolk is ready to play a key role in prime minister Boris Johnson’s Project Speed to fuel the country’s economic recovery, say county leaders.

A £7.7m pot is to be created to kickstart Norfolk’s economic recovery from the impact of coronavirus - with the hope the government will double that figure.

Regional discount retailer QD stores has announced the reopening of five more of its stores across Suffolk and Norfolk as part of the final stage of its phased re-launch of branches.

Despite assurance from government that leisure facilities will gradually begin reopening in July, bosses of family fun parks and amusement arcades say they are “still in the dark” as to exactly when that will be.

A potential £125m could be pumped into parts of Norfolk and Suffolk, with council leaders saying a share of government cash could help economies recover from coronavirus.

A law firm is offering regional businesses a £250k lifeline as they struggle to get to grips with fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

A struggling entertainment venue has received almost £35,000 in emergency funding to help ensure its survival.

A company boss has praised the “magnificent” response of his workforces across East Anglia as the company strove to continue its critical supply chain work through the coronavirus lockdown.

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