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Members of the team leading a campaign for Government investment in improvements to the A14 in Suffolk have met with officials from Highways England the Department for Transport to highlight the impact of delays on local businesses.

Ipswich has been named as the best place in the UK to start a small business.

Firms are under-estimating the demand for flexible working amid growing popularity of part-time, home-based or remote jobs, research shows.

Britain is now the eighth largest industrial nation, after manufacturing returned to growth last year, according to a new report.

Stay on the lookout for rogue builders – that’s the message from Citizens Advice Bureau bosses following a spike in complaints about botched building projects in Ipswich.

Work has begun on transforming the former East of England Co-op funeral service in Cauldwell Hall Road into five family homes, as the firm announces plans for further housebuilding in 2018.

Musicians in Suffolk have called on the region’s MPs to back a campaign to protect the rights of touring performers amid fears that Brexit will make it harder to make a living from music.

Colchester councillors are set to consider securing powers which could see them buy sites earmarked for the planned garden communities next week.

Stansted Airport’s new CEO, Ken O’Toole, has called on the Government to put in place a national aviation strategy that not only supports airports to grow but ensures the spare capacity available today is used to generate the biggest positive impact for consumers and the economy.

People from Ipswich and across east Suffolk can have their say on how the town should develop over the next 20 years later this month.

Officials behind an awards ceremony celebrating Suffolk’s unsung heroes are urging people to make nominations for emergency services personnel.

Members of the rail union that have called for strike action on Greater Anglia have been labelled Luddites by the Tory MP who chairs the taskforce pressing for improvements on the region’s main line.

The John Lewis Partnership has bemoaned falling consumer demand and cost increases linked to the Brexit-hit pound as it reported a collapse in half-year profits.

Boating businesses from Norfolk and Suffolk are brimming with confidence as they set course for the south coast for one of their industry’s biggest shows.

A Suffolk company which has carved out a niche supplying equipment to superyacht owners around the world has been presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in recognition of its export success.

Hopes of moving all staff out of Babergh and Mid Suffolk council offices in Hadleigh and Needham Market by the start of October have been dashed after they rejected new terms of employment.

Family-owned home furnishings retailer Glasswells is going “back to the future” with the opening of a store in Sudbury – in a unit it previously operated from more than 10 years ago.

Guards employed by Greater Anglia on some of the trains in the region have voted to strike in a row about who shuts the doors on the new trains being introduced by the company in two years time.

Employment prospects in the East of England have rebounded strongly despite the continuing economic uncertainty over Brexit, according to a new report.

A menswear retailer with stores across Norfolk and Suffolk has gone into administration, leaving suit-hire customers facing uncertainty.

A campaign to get former teachers back into the profession in Essex is being re-run in a bid to tackle the shortage in the county.

Anglian Radio has unveiled a new single programme line up for its five stations – Town 102, The Beach, Dream 100, North Norfolk Radio and Radio Norwich.

A Suffolk MP has slammed a leaked government plan to slash immigration saying: “We should not be in the business of splitting up families.”

The search is on for Norfolk and Suffolk’s brightest and boldest companies to join the new class of Future50. Could your firm be among them? Mark Shields reports.

The scale of the damage done to jobs in the oil and gas industry as a result of low oil prices has been revealed in a sector report.

Essex-based Spicerhaart, the UK’s largest independent estate agency group, is creating more jobs at its Colchester contact centre following the acquisition of a leading chain along the M6 corridor.

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