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The west Suffolk-based MEL Group has expanded with the acquisition of aircraft ground support equipment company Oldbury Engineering.

Suffolk concrete products manufacturer Poundfield has delivered the first batch of 250 bespoke sea wall panels for a major coastal defence scheme at Whitley Bay, North Tyneside.

The beers receiving the top accolade, produced at the Greene King brewery in Bury St Edmunds and by Belhaven in Dunbar, Scotland, which is also part of the group, include Old Crafty Hen, Mighty Moose IPA, Intergalactic Dry Hop Lager, Twisted Thistle IPA and the recently launch Twisted Grapefruit IPA.

A senior manager at a London-based employee engagement business who grew up in Suffolk is bringing key members of his team to his home county in celebration of Suffolk Day.

Southwold brewer and distiller Adnams has teamed up with more than a dozen other breweries and suppliers to produce a limited edition beer for this weekend’s Great Get Together - a celebration of the late Jo Cox MP’s belief in shared values.

Employment in the UK has reached another record high but pay has fallen further behind the rate of inflation, according to new figures.

Regional electricity distributor UK Power Networks has achieved the Investors in People gold award for the second time.

A “third sector” business is to get the opportunity to benefit from the management expertise of the senior team at Ipswich Building Society as part of its executive volunteering outreach programme.

The Port of Ipswich has invested £33,000 in the installation of new state-of-the-art CCTV cameras to enhance security at the Ipswich Haven Marina.

A planning application has been submitted for phase two of the Stowmarket Business & Enterprise Park, potentially unlocking 54 acres of land for a mix of employment uses.

Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to get advice and support from business experts when a nationwide tour heads to Suffolk next month.

North Essex-based business software company Access Group has expanded again with the acquisition of Selima, a cloud-based workforce management and payroll services specialist.

Nearly 2.3m passengers passed through Stansted Airport during May, another new record for the month.

East Anglian department stores chain Baldwins has doubled the size of its presence in Ipswich.

A village pub in east Suffolk is to re-open later this week after a month-long refurbishment.

Ipswich Building Society has continued to expand its mortgage offer with a “refresh” of its range of two-year fixed-rate deals.

A west Suffolk consultancy which aims to become the “go to” brand for eco-minded businesses and households wanting to save money and reduce their carbon footprint is planning for major growth after securing a multi-million pound investment.

Suffolk architects and technologists firm Plaice Design Co Ltd has been shortlisted for a national award for the design of a eco-friendly house in the county.

A fast-growing north Suffolk packaging company is expanding again, with work having started on an additional 24,000sq ft of space.

Technology and IT businesses in the East of England are at greater risk of insolvency compared with their counterparts in most other regions, according a report from R3, the body for insolvency and restructuring professionals.

Malt and malted ingredients company Muntons has posted increased annual profits despite “significant upheaval” following Britain’s vote for Brexit.

Six employees at precast concrete products manufacturer Poundfield have been recognised after completing the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (IOSH) “Managing Safely” course.

Leisure airline is to operate the first direct flights between Stansted Airport and New York for eight years.

Sheep breeder Stephen Cobbald won his “own” trophy today as his champion Texel shearling ram won the inter-breed title on day two of the Suffolk Show.

The five-year-old, owned by Fiona Clark from Stoke-by-Nayland, claimed the supreme championship, just as he did in 2015 and 2016, ahead of overall reserve Kilmannan Short, an eight-year-old gelding owned by George Pratt from Great Horkesley, near Colchester.

It was an emotional day for Suffolk sheep farmer Stephen Cobbald who claimed the Texel breed title with a shearling ram from a flock first started by his daughter Charlotte, who died in 2014 aged 17.

More than 30,000 BT employees, including hundreds in East Anglia, could see the value of their pension capped, with the telecoms giant reported to be considering the closure its final salary scheme to all further accrual.

Suffolk Constabulary is launching a new page in its website, and an associated Twitter account, to help keep the county’s firms informed about policing and crime issues affecting the business community.

Enterprise advisers from the Suffolk branch of multinational recruitment agency Adecco have won a national award for their work connecting the county’s schools and colleges with the world of work.

Ipswich Building Society has added further to its expanding range of mortgages with the launch of three new five-year fixed rate products, aimed at the Residential, Buy-to-Let and Shared Ownership markets.

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