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Bury St Edmunds Canine Creche was among four winners from Suffolk and north Essex in the East of England round of the National Apprenticeship Awards.

An organisation dedicated to promoting business Woodbridge has appointed a public relations agency to support it in a drive to boost tourism.

Thousands of young people converged on Trinity Park in Ipswich today for the fourth Suffolk Skills Show.

The Port of Ipswich has hosted a visit to the town by the Department for International Trade’s Export Hub truck, part of the Government’s Exporting is GREAT campaign to promote growth in the UK.

Suffolk-based energy retailer Haven Power contributed £488m to the UK economy last year, supporting 5,400 jobs, according to a report assessing the economic impact of its parent company, Drax Group.

Growth in pay has continued to fall behind the rise in prices, despite unemployment falling to a 12-year low, according to official data.

Businesses are making little progress in improving online security ahead of new data protection rules coming into effect next year, according to a Suffolk web development and digital marketing firm.

Southwold brewer and distiller Adnams has launched a new Rye Whisky – made using grain grown by company chairman Jonathan Adnams on his farm at nearby Reydon.

Stansted Airport has scaled-back its expansion plans with a pledge to achieve is growth ambitions without seeking any increase in the number of flights it is allowed to handle.

Further acquisitions by the parent group of Suffolk vehicle hire brand Trucks ‘R’ Us are on the cards following its latest diversification, into the demolition sector.

Haven Power has extended its sponsorship of Suffolk FA’s popular Monday Night Football (MNF) League, in a deal which will also see the county football association get “green” electricity from the Ipswich-based energy retailer.

Plumb Mate is to continue its sponsorship of the Suffolk FA Under-7 4v4 Festivals.

The Crown & Castle restaurant with rooms at Orford, near Woodbridge, has become part of the Suffolk-based TA Hotel Collection chain.

Suffolk businesses have reported stronger sales, orders and employment during the third quarter of the year, with the county’s manufacturers seeing a particular improvement.

For the past four years, Ken O’Toole has been chief executive at Manchester Airport, currently the biggest operation within the Manchester Airports Group (MAG) in terms of passenger numbers.

Universities across East Anglia have received a multi-million pound funding boost to improve their links with business.

The organisers of a new business exhibition taking place next March have already had to start a waiting list after all but two stands were reserved within days of going on general release.

The Swan in Southwold has reopened after what owner Adnams describes as a “once in a generation” transformation to turn the 35-room hotel into a world class destination.

East Anglian logistics company Maritime Group has reported increased annual revenue and profits – despite the bankruptcy of a major customer during the year.

Engineering solutions specialist Morson, whose UK-wide operations include a 165-strong team at the Wattisham Flying Station in Suffolk, is among 33 business to have been recognised under the Armed Forces Covenant Gold Employer Recognition Scheme.

A Suffolk food firm has secured its first national retail listing with online supermarket Ocado.

Stansted Airport has broken another record after seeing its busiest-ever September, with more than 2.45m passengers passing through its terminal last month.

Business leaders with ambitions for growth can find out more about the challenges involved, and how to overcome them, at an event being held in Ipswich laster this month.

Suffolk-based Tru 7 Group has expanded with the acquisition of the Clarke Demolition Company (CDC).

The company which runs the up-market Ickworth Hotel within the National Trust’s Ickworth House near Bury St Edmunds has changed hands in a management buy-out deal.

Colchester Business Enterprise Agency (Colbea) has named Ashleigh Seymour-Rutherford as its organisations new chief executive.

Exporters from Suffolk have taken part in round-table talks with International Trade Minister Mark Garnier to discuss how the Government can best help firms in exploring overseas sales opportunities.

Windows, doors and conservatories specialist SEH BAC has been shortlisted in four separate categories of the glazing industry’s G Awards for 2017.

The parent company of the Port of Felixstowe and Harwich International Port has posted increased annual revenues and profits.

Suffolk-based civil engineering group Breheny has posted strong growth in annual revenue and profits, with turnover topping £100m for the first time.

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