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Hunnaball Family Funeral Group has presented a cheque to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) for £1,925 following a year of fundraising.

Suffolk-born entrepreneur Tom Brooks and business partner Pete Dowds are rolling out their latest venture.

Highways England needs to spend £500m improving junctions on the A14 and A12 around Ipswich, including the notorious Copdock junction, to tackle rush-hour delays.

Ipswich Building Society will be hosting an Audience with Bill Turnbull at its annual general meeting next month.

A specialist financial services provider for the police and armed forces communities, which has offices in Ipswich, has reported a year of strong growth.

UK Power Networks, the company responsible for delivering electricity to homes and businesses across East and South-East England, is now offering more flexible – and cheaper – connections to the network for producers of renewable energy.

An independent business has opened a new store in Ipswich for crafty shoppers.

Ipswich entrepreneur Ian Bacon is confident he has a recipe for success after receiving encouragement and advice from former Dragons’ Den panel member Theo Paphitis.

British Airways is launching a new year-round service between Stansted Airport and Milan.

Britain’s largest electricity distributor has confirmed a series of partnerships to help deliver £920m of investment in the network which delivers power to homes and businesses across the East and South East of England.

Businesses have been warned to keep on top of their paperwork to avoid being named and shamed by the government as an example to others.

Here are the 360 employers named by the government for underpaying workers are:

The boss of Haven Power, the specialist supplier of energy to the business sector based on Ransomes Europark, says he is confident of further growth after a “really strong” performance over the past 12 months.

Business viewpoints

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Suffolk youngsters are being offered a behind the scenes look at some of the region’s most successful businesses to help make the transition into employment “an enticing adventure rather than a shock”.

A top Suffolk businessman has taken a role scrutinising the decisions taken by health commissioners in the county.

Town Topics with Greater Ipswich Chamber of Commerce

Legally Speaking with Ashtons Legal

January is a difficult month, and saving is the furthest thing from your mind as you pay off the inflated credit card bills and eek out December’s pay packet.

Town Topics with Greater Ipswich Chamber

The sudden death of a young, creative and charitable Suffolk architect has left a community in shock, as tributes pour in to the Lego-mad classic-car enthusiast from Bury St Edmunds.

Legally Speaking with Ashtons Legal

Ipswich Audi’s new £8m home

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

One of the region’s leading car and commercial vehicle businesses is weeks away from the opening its largest ever property investment.

Town Topics with Greater Ipswich Chamber of Commerce

To most observers they are uninspiring pieces of street furniture designed only to prevent vehicular access.

After more than 44 years working on daily newspapers, Nigel Pickover, Editor-in-Chief of the Eastern Daily Press, and editor of the Ipswich Star for 16 years, has announced he will be retiring at the end of 2016.

Several jobs are up for grabs at an Ipswich-based law company.

A Irish factory will be the first to mass produce a Suffolk firm’s eco-friendly coffee cup design.

Jason Hawkins-Row has won a number of awards for his innovative soil-less growing system. Ross Bentley met him to discuss the potential of his invention.

The team at the Suffolk Football Association are working to help clubs in the county improve their business acumen. Ross Bentley reports.

Legally Speaking with Ashtons Legal

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