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Norfolk and Suffolk’s biggest development opportunities are being presented to global investors at an international event this week.

East Anglian builders merchant Ridgeons has been bought in a multi-million pound deal.

Jamie Brown of Archant’s free Digital Decoded workshops explains how customer habits are changing – and businesses must keep up to survive.

As New Anglia LEP prepares for its annual general meeting today, its chairman Doug Field still feels he has unfinished business, he told business editor Mark Shields.

Norfolk and Suffolk’s thriving beer scene has been recognised in the latest industry bible, with eight new breweries making the cut for 2019.

Lloyds Banking Group is to axe another 15 branches as is presses ahead with efforts to restructure the business.

A series of free workshops aims to give businesses across Norfolk and Suffolk the skills they need to survive and thrive in the online world.

Archant’s Digital Decoded workshops offer a no-nonsense guide to SEO and more. Jamie Brown explains what you’ll learn at the free sessions.

Debenhams shares plunged 17% after KPMG was called in to help draft emergency plans to save the troubled retailer.

Anglian Water has revealed how it wants to spend £6.5bn to protect the region’s water supplies in the coming years. Business editor Mark Shields takes a look at five things we learned from the plan.

Anglian Water has revealed a £6.5bn investment plan as it looks to balance increasing demand from the East of England’s growing population with reduced rainfall.

Homebase has confirmed the 42 stores it wants to close as part of a restructure that puts 1,500 jobs at risk - and it includes the Ipswich branch.

How do you build loyalty in your customers, and keep them coming back to you, asks Jamie Brown of Archant’s Local Impact programme.

Troubled DIY chain Homebase is set to reveal plans which will close around a quarter of its stores and threaten more than 1,000 jobs, according to reports.

Jamie Brown of Archant’s Local Impact programme examines how you can make your business stand out from the crowd.

Jamie Brown of Archant’s Local Impact explains why search engine optimisation could be the tool you didn’t know you needed.

Administrators to collapsed discount retailer Poundworld are to close 25 stores, resulting in 242 job losses.

These 10 tips will keep you cool as a cucumber in the office this summer – do you know any better ones?

Criminals aren’t always thugs with meaty arms and little between the ears.

Crumpets have become the latest casualty of the carbon dioxide (CO2) shortage hitting the UK’s food and drink industry - with retailers warning that stocks may dwindle this weekend.

As a business owner, your ultimate goal is highly likely to be to have more people spending money with you – this means you need to start by building a customer base.

Pubs, breweries and drinks makers in East Anglia say they are “monitoring the situation” after warnings that CO2 shortages could see the UK run out of beer and fizzy drinks ahead of a weekend of World Cup festivities and summer barbecues.

Prime minister Theresa May heard from an East Anglian business leader about how the government could work more closely with the region to drive growth.

A scheme to cut supermarket food waste is to be rolled out across Norfolk and Suffolk after a successful pilot.

Firms are being urged not to score an “own goal” during the World Cup by refusing to be flexible with requests from staff to watch football matches over the coming weeks.

Jamie Brown of Archant Local Impact explains how you can access help to make your business stand out online.

Jamie Brown, head of knowledge and development at Archant, introduces Local Impact.

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.

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 a third of Poundworld’s stores could be shut under a restructuring plan which would put more than 1,500 jobs at risk.

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