Unemployment rate hits five-year high – East of England

Jonathan Insley, Senior Associate in Birketts’ Employment Team said: “Latest figures released on 26 January 2021 by the Office of National Statistics give further insight...

East Anglia in Business Magazine Launches Digital Packages to Support Companies During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As the region continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is has become even more vital for companies to sustain their presence...

So 2020 is almost at an end!

It has been rubbish hasn’t it, but there’s still time for a Christmas Bonus! Don’t let the opportunity pass your business by for another...

NATIONAL CELEBRATION OF APPRENTICESHIPS MARKED ON THE CALENDAR

Apprenticeships and Skills Minister Gillian Keegan has announced that the 14th National Apprenticeship Week will take place from 8 to 14 February 2021 The annual...

LESSONS LEARNT FROM A PANDEMIC

In response to COVID-19, we have seen some extraordinary examples of rapid and agile collaboration across the Cambridge Cluster. How can we capitalise on...

Directors’ Personal Liability

Most directors of a limited company know that it is a solemn responsibility, and that they can have some personal liability.  However, few people bother...

Legal Director Jane Johnson joins Birketts’ Private Client Advisory Team

Top 100 UK law firm Birketts has appointed Jane Johnson as a new Legal Director to its leading regional Private Client Advisory Team. With more...

Employment Team swoops on top Legal Director for Cambridge office

Olivia Toulson is joining Top 100 UK law firm Birketts’ nationally-recognised Employment Team as a Legal Director. First qualifying as a solicitor in 2005, Olivia...

Win amazing prizes for you and your school with Cambridge Science Centre

Cambridge Science Centre are celebrating British Science Week this year with a competition for youngsters, with the chance to win prizes for themselves and...

Birketts helps secure victory at the Supreme Court in eight-year village green case

Leading regional law firm, Birketts, has helped secure the permanent registration of part of the Mistley quay side as a village green. Judgement has been...

NEW SHOWCASE FOR REGION’S SCIENTIFIC INNOVATION

State-of-the-art laboratories being built at Norwich Research Park will enhance the region’s growing reputation for scientific innovation in the agri-food sector. The £5m development is expected...

NEW ROUTES TO MARKET FOR HISTORIC HUBS

Rejuvenating the 11 market towns in his patch is a priority for the Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, James Palmer.  The market towns, an integral...

How to jet off in safety and comfort

The time has come to get back in the air, to get back out into the world, reconnect with customers, family and friends, and...

New public transport and cycling schemes approved

The Greater Cambridge Partnership has approved plans for a new high quality public transport route that will mean thousands of people can leave their...

REVIVING THE BUSINESS HEART AND SOUL OF A SEASIDE TOWN

Multi-million pound plans are afoot to return Great Yarmouth to its former glory. Great Yarmouth Borough Council has set the wheels in motion of a...

Cambridge City Airport flies in the face of Covid-19

Cambridge City Airport is known for its equine transportation, as well as providing streamlined access for business travellers visiting the historic city, with everything...