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The Covid-19 pandemic has had a huge affect on employment, with many firms forced to make redundancies - but what sectors are actively recruiting in this time of crisis?

Free school meals should be offered to disadvantaged children forced to self-isolate during the autumn and Christmas school holidays, a Suffolk councillor has told a government minister.

A man from Ipswich has appeared in court in Essex charged with indecent exposure and breaching a court order.

A free Market Weekend organised in place of Aldeburgh’s iconic Food and Drink Festival was “living proof that Suffolk’s food industry is alive and well” - with organisers calling it a “beacon of hope in troubled times”.

A Suffolk pub is closed after having to call firefighters for the second time in two days due to an electrical fire.

Twice as many homes valued at more than £1million have been sold in Suffolk this year compared to last year, according to property website Rightmove.

A busy Ipswich road has been closed by police after a vehicle crashed into scaffolding.

Wind and rain will hit Suffolk again today – but forecasters say it will not be as bad as the previous two days.

New data reveals the average rent across Suffolk fell by more than 10% during lockdown, in part because tenants are unable to pay their rents.

A “small number” of staff and students at the University of Essex have tested positive for coronavirus, it has been confirmed.

A eco-friendly “smart living research laboratory” could be built on Martlesham’s Adastral Park.

A Victorian water mill just outside Ipswich with a “plethora of opportunities for redevelopment” has come up for auction.

Police would like to speak to a man pictured on CCTV after a public order incident in a Bury St Edmunds car park.

Strong winds and patchy rain are expected throughout Suffolk today, after gusts brought down trees yesterday.

Revolution Bars has announced the company could fall into administration following the government’s new Covid-19 restrictions.

The first phase of construction has finished on Suffolk-based cruise line Fred. Olsen’s new Ipswich headquarters, despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

Rishi Sunak has unveiled a measured financial support package as the economy wobbles on the brink of a second potential coronavirus outbreak.

Business leaders have said chancellor Rishi Sunak’s new Job Support Scheme is a “very welcome” boost to Suffolk’s economy - although some have questioned whether it goes far enough.

Cinemas in Suffolk could be at risk after Cineworld warned it may struggle to survive a second coronavirus lockdown.

A 200-year-old Hadleigh store with extensive planning permission has been put on the market for £3.4million.

A landlord has dubbed the new 10pm curfew for pubs “another blow” for an industry already hit hard by Covid-19 - but says she welcomes tough action against venues breaking the rules.

The boss of a Suffolk gastropub has accused the government of using the hospitality industry as a scapegoat, after Matt Hancock did not rule out closing England’s pubs this weekend.

A private jet maintenance firm owned by a billionaire Nigerian prince is refusing to pay former staff hundreds of thousands of pounds in court-ordered redundancy payouts, it is alleged.

‘One of the best houses in Suffolk’ is on the market and it has its own classically inspired folly plus a private airstrip.

Business leaders from across the county have backed this newspaper’s calls to ‘Leave Suffolk out of it’ – with one boss saying a second lockdown could mean thousands of job losses.

A former government minister has secured a job at Felixstowe and Harwich ports which will see him paid £100,000 per year for seven hours work each week, according to official documents.

Business leaders across East Anglia have called for the government to consider extending their coronavirus support schemes to protect livelihoods in the East.

An Ipswich house that was previously used as a cannabis farm is up for sale at auction – complete with its unusual aroma.

Business leaders are expressing their disappointment at the news that Waitrose is to pull out of the Corn Exchange in Ipswich town centre.

The Waitrose supermarket in Ipswich Corn Exchange is closing, putting 16 staff at risk of redundancy.

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