With the country locked down and people only allowed to go shopping for essentials many are looking online to buy what they need – or want.

High street chain Debenhams, which has stores in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds and Colchester,

says it is “making contingency plans” to protect the business.

Nearly three-quarters of businesses in Suffolk will have to furlough employees during the coronavirus pandemic according to a new survey.

With government guidance frequently changing throughout the coronavirus pandemic, a Suffolk lawyer has explained who should and should not be working.

Diners have reacted with sadness to the news that popular Ipswich restaurant Aqua Eight has appointed liquidators.

Adnams will stop charging its pub tenants rent during the coronavirus pandemic – with one landlord saying it’s given a “light at the end of the tunnel”.

BrightHouse has collapsed into administration – putting jobs in Ipswich and Colchester at risk.

During the past few weeks the government has brought in an extensive range of measures to help people who may be left without work because of coronavirus.

Jobs are at risk in Ipswich as the Chiquito restaurant chain is put into administration as it struggles to cope with the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the chancellors new coronavirus support for the self-employed describing it as a key ‘win’.

Only 2% of businesses in Suffolk are not affected by coronavirus and 86% are worried about a loss of income according to Suffollk Chamber’s weekly survey.

Work has stopped on most building sites across East Anglia despite the government not banning construction work – leaving many self-employed contractors without pay.

An East Anglian law firm will continue to give free legal advice - but over the phone due to social distancing guidelines.

Inspire Suffolk has held its third annual award ceremony to celebrate young people who have overcome challenges from around the county.

The East of England Co-op is recruiting new staff as it tries to deal with coronavirus challenges and increased demand.

Creditors of a building company which went into liquidation owing nearly half a million pounds have been told they are unlikely to be repaid.

More than a third of Suffolk firms fear coronavirus could put them out of business, according to a new survey by the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce.

Ipswich restaurants Zizzi and Ask Italian are to close temporarily as restaurant chains start to shut in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.

Superdry’s Ipswich branch is at risk of closure, as the company faces a “fluid and uncertain” situation after governments urged shoppers to abandon the high street to prevent coronavirus spreading.

Elveden Forest Center Parcs is to close because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Laura Ashley has filed for administration, putting up to 2,700 jobs at risk, after rescue talks were halted by the coronavirus outbreak.

Passengers onboard the Braemar in the Carribean are to be flown home from Cuba – after five people tested positive for coronavirus.

Fred. Olsen has paused departures until the end of May as 40 people are now self-isolating aboard a cruise liner in the Caribbean.

Five people have tested positive for coronavirus aboard a Fred Olsen ship in the Caribbean as authorities in the Bahamas will not let it dock.

Ipswich-based cruise line company Fred.Olsen says it is monitoring coronavirus developments ‘carefully’ as other companies pause cruising and ports stop accepting cruise ships.

An Ipswich lawyer has warned that amid the growing coronavirus outbreak, staff could potentially be sued if they don’t self-isolate.

Greater Anglia has stepped up the hygiene regime on its trains in order to combat coronavirus.

With the number of coronavirus cases in the UK still going up, an Ipswich lawyer has explained what your employer should be doing to keep you safe.

Nearly a third of Suffolk businesses which took part in survey fear coronavirus could send them bankrupt

Ryanair has suspended flights from Stansted to Italy in the wake of the country being put into lockdown because of coronavirus.

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