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Ipswich-based law firm Ashtons Legal has appointed solicitor Martyn Hayward, an asbestos disease specialist.

A DIY chain is set to open its third store in Ipswich.

People living in Ipswich have been reacting to the news that the town’s Homebase store has been earmarked for closure.

Homebase has confirmed the 42 stores it wants to close as part of a restructure that puts 1,500 jobs at risk - and it includes the Ipswich branch.

When people question the purpose behind Charlie Dalton’s company, which manufactures annexes and garden rooms and delivers the finished product to your door, he has a standard reply: “You wouldn’t buy a car if it was built in your back garden, so why buy a building that’s made there?”

A new Screwfix store is set to open in Ipswich next week – the third to open in the town – with the creation of 10 new jobs.

A Suffolk firm of chartered insurance brokers and financial advisers has announced the successful completion of a management buy-out.

Bury St. Edmunds law firm Greene & Greene Solicitors has been supporting Wills Weeks in aid of St. Nicholas Hospice Care since 2011.

Talks are underway to form a chamber of commerce in Mid Suffolk as part of a bid to better support businesses.

Ipswich is to get a brand new £500,000 indoor climbing and `bouldering’ centre, on the edge of town at Ransomes Europark.

Ipswich Town fans can now get in the mood for a matchday at Portman Road - with a new hot meal at the Greyhound in tribute to the new Town manager.

ABP’s Port of Ipswich has welcomed the UKD Orca for its annual maintenance dredging campaign as part of the company’s commitment to continually improving the operations and services it provides for port customers.

There are some issues that are difficult to talk about in the workplace.

Business viewpoints

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Ipswich-based law firm Ashtons Legal has appointed solicitor Martyn Hayward, an asbestos disease specialist.

Ipswich Building Society

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has welcomed three more business leaders to the panel of its flagship business support programme.

Business owners on the Suffolk coast have rallied to raise awareness and funds for a £12 million flood defence scheme.

Ed Sheeran has been named the highest-earning solo musician in the world, having taken home more than £80 million over the past year.

Three site managers from Taylor Wimpey East Anglia have won Quality Awards in the first round of NHBC Pride in the Job Awards 2018 for developments in Suffolk. Now in their 38th year, the Awards are the most highly regarded competition in the house-building industry, dedicated to recognising site managers who achieve the highest standards in house building.

Fred. Olsen won the accolade at the ‘Silver Travel Awards 2018’, hosted by Classic FM presenter John Suchet at the National Portrait Gallery in London on Monday night, in which more than 100,000 votes were cast by the public for a total of 21 categories.

A Suffolk engineer has been elected as the first female regional chair of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE).

Accountancy firm Grant Thornton has announced changes to its senior management team at Ipswich as it targets growth.

Leading figures from Suffolk’s business and voluntary sectors are meeting at a conference highlighting the benefits of giving employees time to help charities.

The latest moves and appointments in businesses across Suffolk and north Essex.

Beetroot, croquettes, cod fillets and children’s toys are just a few of the products that are being recalled. Find out why here.

Ipswich-based construction firm the Barnes Group has appointed joint managing directors to run the firm following the sad loss of its longstanding boss of 18 years at the end of last year.

A Suffolk and Essex based estate agents firm is set to open a branch in one of the region’s newest developments – to capitalise on the growing trend of people moving up from London.

Eastern Enterprise Hub is looking to unearth the next generation of entrepreneurs as it opens recruitment for its popular Ipswich Entrepreneur programme.

TexMex chain Chimichanga diners in Essex and Suffolk will close, it has been revealed.

An insurance broker has announced it will be supporting the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) for the next three years.

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