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Last September, Suffolk-based Sam Bouton decided to join the Menta-ERDF Business Start Right Programme and launch her own business, Truffles Et Al, creating hand-made luxury truffles.

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.

Trinity Park seminar examines the implications of the national living wage in the care home sector.

Ipswich gifts, cards and interiors shop Bromley & Co is heading towards its own first birthday.

Small and medium-sized firms in Suffolk could join forces to put together consortium bids in order to compete against larger, national, companies for work in connection with the Sizewell C nuclear power station project.

A building society is hoping to move into a larger premises in the centre of a Suffolk town.

Businesses in Suffolk are being urged to sign up to support an initiative which aims to raise the aspirations of marginalised young people.

Proposals for a massive business park to serve Britain’s top container port – but situated on farmland miles away in the centre of the Felixstowe peninsula – have been submitted to planners.

One of biggest events in the Suffolk business calendar is on the move to a new venue.

Ryanair has announced the launch of nine new routes from Stansted Airport, including daily services to Copenhagen, Naples and Nice.

Tesco today emerged as a festive winner in the grocery sector as it reported a 0.7% rise in UK like-for-like sales in the six weeks to January 7.

Law firm Prettys has expanded its estates department with the appointment of two new solicitors.

The John Lewis Partnership has warned that it expects its renowned staff bonus to be “significantly lower” than last year in the face of a challenging market outlook.

Business viewpoints

Monday, January 16, 2017

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.

David Cameron

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

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.

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