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St Elizabeth Hospice’s new store in Gloster Road, Martlesham, opened its doors to the public on Friday with the help of one of its patients.

Jobs will change rather than disappear over the next decade as robots are increasingly used in the world of work, a study has said.

The business arms of two of the region’s leading water companies have announced they are joining forces to create a new water and wastewater retailer.

The new £1 coin being introduced next week has a hidden built in security feature to prevent forgery and a holographic image that changes depending on what angle it is viewed at.

The University of Essex and Suffolk-based digital specialist Orbital Media have teamed up for a project which it is said could save the NHS millions a pounds a year.

Members of the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce have taken their case for more investment in the county’s road and rail links to Westminster.

The Hunnaball Family Funeral Group has opend its second branch in Ipswich, bringing its total number of sites around Suffolk and Essex to 12.

A total of 25 jobs are at risk in Suffolk following the appointment of administrators at footwear retailer Brantano.

The Felixstowe, Woodbridge and Stowmarket branches of NatWest are to close, with the bank blaming a sharp reduction in the number of transactions.

Suffolk law firm Gotelee Solicitors has announced a double change at the top with the appointment of a new chief executive and a new senior partner.

A Victorian hospital building will be retained by developers as they convert the former Sudbury landmark into 12 news flats and houses.

Brewing, distilling and leisure retail company Adnams today reported record annual sales and strong growth in bottom-line profits.

An alcohol-free beer brewed in Suffolk will be among the first products to feature in a new low- and non-alcohol drinks section being launched by supermarket giant Tesco.

Business viewpoints

Friday, March 17, 2017

Details of the latest products and services from the world’s leading technology companies will be streamed live on a big screen to the Suffolk tech community this spring as they are announced.

Suffolk County Council has launched a campaign to find high quality workplace opportunities for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

A celebration of apprenticeships held by a Suffolk training company alongside hundreds of national events has been hailed as a “fantastic success”.

Young adults are being offered further opportunities to gain hands on experience at Suffolk businesses as part of a holiday activity programme.

Money experts, industry professional and advisors will be hosting more than a dozen “help desks” offering Suffolk businesses free and impartial financial advice.

A former bakery assistant who swapped filling cake cases to become an electronics engineering apprentice says it is the job she “always wanted”.

By day Darren Hills is a café kitchen cook in Adnam’s flagship store on Drayman Square in Southwold.

But in his spare time the 25-year old serves as a special constable in Halesworth and Lowestoft, patrolling the streets at night, attending traffic accidents and investigating crimes. Last year, he clocked up more than 350 hours volunteering as a ‘’special”.

Have you grown a curvy carrot, a really odd onion or a potato that looks like Wayne Rooney?

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.

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