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The death of her brother in 1998 was a life-affirming moment for Kate Higgs, director of fundraising and marketing at Ormiston Families.

Online fashion retailer Asos is expected to report a surge in full year sales next week as it reaps the benefit of increased international expansion.

Two Suffolk women have launched a new business that takes an innovative approach to wedding planning.

The University of Suffolk has announced plans to host its third annual Suffolk Business Festival later this month.

Ipswich-based IT services provider Corbel has opened a new 150-seat workplace recovery suite aimed at enabling businesses to continue to operate in the event they suffer a cyber-attack or disaster at their own premises.

Two brothers from Ipswich have started an estate agency business with a view to “bringing the human element into the property industry”.

Long-running strikes by workers on Britain’s rail network have helped push industrial action in the UK’s private sector to its highest level for more than 10 years, according to research.

ABP Ipswich has been recognised for its work in reducing the amount of road traffic leaving the town’s port.

An innovative developer has shared his vision of sustainable development with business leaders in Suffolk.

Cutter Work Wear from Bealings, near Woodbridge, has sold national distribution rights for its range of gloves to Rodo Ltd, a supplier of workwear and protective equipment to national retailers based in Manchester.

Garden centre group Notcutts, has announced a healthy performance with sales up 5.3% to £71.3m and operating profits up 57.7% in the year ending February 2017.

Hutchison Ports has announced the award of a contract for the latest phase of expansion at the Port of Felixstowe which the operator says will “further enhance Felixstowe’s ability to handle the world’s largest container ships”.

Hospitality business leaders in Suffolk say they feel confident they will be able to attract staff despite warnings that Brexit and high employment rates are limiting the availability of workers.

An East Anglian lawyer has raised over £2,700 for national cancer charity Mesothelioma UK.

Only a tiny fraction of small businesses in the East of England have switched water providers since the market was deregulated this April, according to a survey conducted by Stowmarket-based utilities software company Wheatley.

The struggling owner of Frankie & Benny’s is expected to report another fall in profits this week, with chief executive Andy McCue expected to outline the progress of turnaround efforts.

The parent company of Essex & Suffolk Water has published an innovative report aimed at demonstrating the organisation’s influence and impact on the wider economy, environment and society.

The Ipswich store of regional retailer Hughes Electrical has gifted a television to the RSPCA’s rehoming centre in Martlesham, which it says will be used to secure more permanent homes for dogs in its care.

EDP/EADT Future 50 businesses from East Anglia’s tech sector have spoken about the challenges of attracting talent, especially candidates coming from outside the region.

Leading food and drink producers from Suffolk and north Essex are reporting impressive hikes in export sales as the low value of the pound and the good reputation of British produce generates a high demand overseas.

A team from Anglian Water joined chief executive Peter Simpson at the London Stock Exchange this week at a market opening ceremony to mark the launch of its Green Bond – the first ever sterling bond from a UK utility.

British holidaymakers should brace themselves for more Brexit pain when they change their pounds into euros, after Morgan Stanley forecast the currencies are on the way to parity.

A group of unemployed young people from the Ipswich area have become the latest recruits to complete Greene King and The Prince’s Trust’s Get into Hospitality programme to help them find work in the hospitality sector.

A team of colleagues at ABP’s Port of Ipswich are preparing to get into the saddle to take part in East Anglia’s Crafted Classique Race next Saturday (August 12) to raise funds for the CHAPS (Colchester Has Active Prostate Support) Men’s Health Charity.

Royal Bank of Scotland has reported a half-year profit for the first time since 2014 as the lender outlined plans to use Amsterdam as a post-Brexit EU hub.

Increasingly, employers from the region are reaching out to young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) to help them get a start on the employment ladder.

Regional law firm Birketts raised £750 for the Riding for the Disabled charity after organising a charity tennis tournament.

A long-term sciatica sufferer who mastered his own recovery has launched a new soft tissue therapy service in Suffolk.

Managing director of East Anglian company the Hearing Care Centre, Karen Finch, is on a mission to get people in the region to take care of their hearing, especially as they get on in years.

A total of 31 care providers have been selected as finalists for this year’s Suffolk Care Awards.

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