Mark Shields Business editor firstname.lastname@example.org @mark__shields East Anglia’s angel investor fund has been given a £1m top-up to support young businesses Thursday, May 3, 2018 Mark Shields A venture capital fund backing some of the region’s high-growth business prospects has received a million-pound top-up to invest in more start-ups. TV and radio comedian Miles Jupp will star at the new-look Suffolk Business Awards this summer Friday, April 27, 2018 Mark Shields Television and radio comic Miles Jupp has been announced as the after-dinner speaker at the Suffolk Business Awards, which will celebrate the inspiring people and companies across the region. Around 1,500 jobs are at risk as Poundworld becomes latest high-street name to struggle Thursday, April 26, 2018 Mark Shields Around a third of Poundworld’s stores could be shut under a restructuring plan which would put more than 1,500 jobs at risk. This week’s movers and shakers - featuring Pier, Birketts, Prettys, Ellisons and Anglia Farmers Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Mark Shields The latest moves and appointments in businesses across Suffolk and north Essex. Learning the lessons of success at latest Future50 Live! conference Friday, April 20, 2018 Mark Shields The most ambitious companies in the region were urged to hold on to their founding principles in the search for growth, as they gathered to hear inspirational stories of business success. How to grow your business: Speakers to share stories of success at Future50 Live! Sunday, April 15, 2018 Mark Shields The second Future50 Live! event aims to combine inspiration and education to help your business grow. Mark Shields reports. Openreach launches recruitment drive for 220 engineers in East Anglia Friday, March 16, 2018 Mark Shields BT Openreach has launched its biggest recruitment drive ever, which will include 220 engineers to speed the roll-out of faster broadband in the region. Learn secrets of leaders’ motivation at launch of Best Employers scheme Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Mark Shields Do you want to learn how to make your company a better place to work, improve its productivity, and help it become more appealing to new recruits? Lings’ family owners recognised with lifetime achievement award Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Mark Shields The owners of a well-known East Anglian family firm have been honoured at an industry awards ceremony. Administrators appointed at holding company of troubled boat builder Oyster Thursday, February 8, 2018 Mark Shields Administrators have been appointed at Oyster Marine Holdings Ltd, the holding company of the Oyster Yacht group of boat builders. Updated: Oyster Yachts staff ‘sent home after company runs out of cash’ Tuesday, February 6, 2018 Mark Shields Workers at a boat-building yard in Norfolk have been sent home after being told their employer “has run out of cash”. Why taking part in Best Employers 2018 could help boost the whole region Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Mark Shields Learning more about how East Anglian companies can become better places to work stands to benefit us all, writes Mark Shields. Best Employers: The search begins to find the best companies to work for in East Anglia Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Mark Shields Is your company one of the best employers in the region? A new initiative aims to find the top businesses to work for in East Anglia – and how to improve your workplace. New start-up platform aims to drive up survival rates across the UK – using East Anglian expertise Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Mark Shields The experience and expertise of East Anglian business has helped to shape a new platform which hopes to shake up start-up support for new companies. Jobs at risk as Lloyds Pharmacy announces it will close 190 stores Friday, October 27, 2017 Mark Shields LloydsPharmacy will close 190 stores across England due to changes in government policy, with its parent company blaming funding cuts and business rates for the move. Video: Future50: The search is on to find the most exciting and ambitious companies in Norfolk and Suffolk Thursday, September 7, 2017 Mark Shields 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. Swinton Insurance confirms fate of branches in Norwich, Ipswich, King’s Lynn, Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Mark Shields The five Norfolk and Suffolk branches of Swinton Insurance have been spared from closure, following a company review.