Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 14°C

min temp: 10°C

Search

Doug Faulkner

Bank and building society branches are closing at an “alarming” rate of nearly 60 per month, according to an consumer group.

Employees at Warhammer maker Games Workshop are set to land a £5m windfall after the company announced it would pay a bonus following sales and profit growth.

Suffolk is “punching above its weight” with ground-breaking technology, a sector leader has said following the release of an influential report.

Struggling children’s retailer Mothercare has unveiled plans to axe 50 stores across the UK with 800 jobs at risk.

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is the latest bank to announce branch closures with nearly 800 jobs at risk in England and Wales.

The fate of 300 Carpetright workers will be decided on Thursday when creditors to the stricken retailer vote on a radical store closure programme.

The transport and logistics industry continues to be plagued by a shortage of drivers, said bosses at an East Anglian industry event.

Councils have reassured tax-payers over services outsourced to struggling firm Capita.

East Anglian branches of Lloyds Banking Group are among those in the firing line after it announced plans to shut another 49 branches and cut 1,230 jobs.

Bad weather brought by the Beast from the East hit the sales of East Anglian pub owner and brewery Greene King.

Beleaguered Mothercare has cheered a much-needed resurgence in online sales as the struggling retailer remains locked in talks with lenders over a refinancing deal.

Taxpayers in Norfolk and Suffolk saw a significant rise in earnings over five years, according to newly-released figures from HMRC.

The technology and digital sector is on the rise in East Anglia as shown by last year’s TechNation report which showed it supports more than 17,000 jobs in Norwich and Ipswich alone.

A scheme to help businesses to grow and innovate has delivered nearly 250 jobs and £9m of investment in just two years.

Tips to avoid the fate of failed construction giant Carillion will be shared at a series of seminars hosted by an East Anglian law firm.

High street fashion retailer New Look has confirmed it will close 60 of its stores.

Nearly 90% of grandparents who look after their grandchildren are missing out on £230 a year in unclaimed state pension credits.

Embattled retailer Carpetright has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to £60m.

Leaders in the restaurant and pub trade have called on the chancellor to tackle business rates, warning the industry is at “tipping point” ahead of today’s Spring Statement.

Fears are growing for electronics retailer Maplin after administrators made 63 redundancies as they struggle to find a buyer.

Staff at the John Lewis Partnership will see their bonuses cut for the fifth year in a row after the retail giant revealed a slump in profits and warned earnings will remain under pressure in 2018.

Shoppers were dealing with the “financial reality” of their budgets being eaten up by essential spending in February, leaving less cash for discretionary purchases, a report has found.

It is understood administrator Moorfields is waiting in the wings as the toy seller attempts to find a buyer before hitting the payment deadline on a hefty VAT bill.

From rising pay to competition to keep accountants, a recruitment agency has laid bare the landscape in the East Anglian labour market.

The future of electronics retailer Maplin is in doubt as the company seeks to find a buyer.

An insurance broker has announced it will be supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) for the next three years.

Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has been rebuked by the Church of England over the treatment of factory workers and governance failings at the retailer.

More doubt has been cast over the future of high street retailer Toys R Us after reports emerged of an outstanding tax bill.

As MPs rake through the ashes of the construction group Carillion you might be forgiven for thinking business collapses were on the rise.

Telecoms giant BT has revealed falling third-quarter revenues and earnings after it was hit by higher business rates and pension charges.

Most read

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Newsletter Sign Up

Ipswich Star daily newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

MyDate24 MyPhotos24