A pub group says it expects its managed estate to take a 40% dive in takings because of new social distancing rules.

Hospitality businesses will need to perform a balancing act between customers worried that a visit to their local will be devoid of the fun factor versus those concerned about their health, an expert suggests.

East Anglia’s largest independent retail chain has given a new boost to food banks across Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex as fears grow that the economic downturn will hit more families.

Burger King could be forced to close up to one in 10 of its stores, its UK boss has warned.

Suffolk has been ranked eighth in a list of top UK places for a 2020 Staycation.

A pubs and beer giant called for a massive VAT cut for the hospitality and tourism sector to be extended to booze as it began reopening premises in its home town of Bury St Edmunds.

A fast-growing East Anglian pub group is budgeting for its revenues to be halved due to strict new rules imposed because of the coronavirus crisis – despite a promising post-lockdown start.

A new business and housing gateway project for Colchester has taken a big step forward as civil engineers begin work on the 24 hectare site.

A consumer goods importer has snapped up a giant warehouse on the edge of Bury St Edmunds.

A senior accountant has warned of a rise in phone scams and phishing attacks after an elderly client was conned out of nearly £2,000.

The European Union (EU) is the main destination for export goods manufactured in the East of England, a new report shows.

Norfolk and Suffolk have secured a £32.1m slice of government cash to fund “shovel-ready” projects across the two counties.

A former town betting shop is set to be turned into a dry cleaner’s.

A cash flow crisis could be brewing in East Anglia as companies start to feel the pressure from the coronavirus crisis.

A popular farm attraction business saw its turnover plummet by two thirds overnight after lockdown was imposed.

A major Suffolk farm attraction estimates it will take the business at least a year or two to recover from the aftermath of the coronavirus lockdown.

A regional retailer is calling for government action as staff members are subjected to appalling levels of abuse from customers during lockdown.

A Suffolk pig farm is alive with the sound of bees – after attracting more than a million of the vital pollinators.

An East Anglian pub group is planning a phased return as it eases out of lockdown.

The boss of pubs and brewing giant Greene King has welcomed the government’s easing of lockdown restrictions as “a welcome relief”.

Regional discount retailer QD stores has announced the reopening of five more of its stores across Suffolk and Norfolk as part of the final stage of its phased re-launch of branches.

The owner of a camping and hiking retail chain has been given more time to consider what to with the business.

Popular Suffolk farm attraction Jimmy’s Farm & Wildlife Park is set to re-open from June 25 – with a range of new measures in place to guard against the spread of coronavirus.

A town port has welcomed 115 ships laden with 400,000 tonnes of cargo since the coronavirus lockdown began on March 23.

A town bouncer has swapped the boisterous night life of Ipswich for a calming course in growing plants.

Occupational health experts say they have engaged with more than 1,000 employers trying to work through the challenges of the coronavirus lockdown.

Greene King’s boss said it was “inexcusable” that its founder had profited from slavery.

The world’s largest climbing centre of its kind has been given a £27k boost to help it find its feet when the coronavirus lockdown ends.

A law firm is offering regional businesses a £250k lifeline as they struggle to get to grips with fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

Ten of thousands of pounds worth of cruise line food which couldn’t be served up to passengers after the coronavirus crisis broke has been donated to charity.

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