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When businessman Aidan Coughlan bought the historic Isaac Lord buildings, some of which date back to medieval times, there were people who thought he was mad.

Local law firm Prettys has appointed Abigail Hubert, Anna Mulholland and Sian Llewelyn into trainee positions at its Ipswich office. Each will have the opportunity to work in different business areas to build their skills and experience before choosing which field they will specialise in.

Two Suffolk communities have been praised for revitalising their high street “as a unique place for living, working and shopping”.

A team of six IPRS Group employees from head office in Ipswich are celebrating their achievements after putting their fitness and teamwork to the test in the 2016 Whole Hog Race Suffolk.

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

Exeter, Wickham Market, USA, Australia..... Ipswich

One of Suffolk’s top independent schools has announced it is recruiting several new members of support staff.

University of Suffolkl puts the focus on business at the Waterfront this week

A Suffolk travel company has expanded with the opening of a second branch.

Diverse business community to be celebrated with first BME Awards

British Gas has been forced to backtrack after repeatedly billing a 91-year-old great-grandmother for hundreds of pounds more than she owed.

Business advisers firm Grant Thorton is to unveil its 15th “Suffolk Limited” report next month on how the county’s leading businesses have performed over the past year.

Graduation day for eastern enterprise graduates with great ideas for their communities, with the help of Lloyds Bank

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Tuesday, October 25, 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.

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Town Topics with Greater Ipswich Chamber of Commerce

Town Topics with Greater Ipswich Chamber of Commerce

Beers brewed in Suffolk and north Essex were awarded bronze medals in a prestigious real ale competition tonight.

An award-winning independent men’s fashion retailer from Suffolk is celebrating its new store opening today with special offers and free drinks.

Concerns have been raised about how Thursday’s decision to quit the EU will affect mortgage rates and foreign travel.

One of Suffolk’s oldest and most successful family businesses has been given permission to expand its operations – despite community concerns it has already outgrown the hamlet from which it takes its name.

There is much uncertainty this morning as Britain wakes to news we will be quitting Europe, here Annabelle Dickson addresses the biggest questions right now.

A Suffolk village is celebrating after its historic pub was taken on by new owners seeking to revive its role at “the heart of the community”.

THE EU debate has dominated headlines in recent days, but as the referendum draws closer it is proving harder and harder to make a decision.

You may have heard the saying “no one ever steps in the same river twice”, meaning that change is a constant in life, writes Dave Muller, chair of the Greater Ipswich Chamber of Commerce.

A group of executives got to see the creative side of Suffolk’s economy at one of the county’s most popular filmmaking locations.

Staff at Ipswich-based law firm Birketts are welcoming a new member to the team ahead of the Pigs Gone Wild art trail - Steam Punk Pig.

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