Growing the visitor economy of the East of England

Dr Andy Wood OBE, chairman of the new Visit East of England, writes an open letter to tourism businesses and stakeholders in the region… Think of tourism locations across the UK and what comes to...

Invest in good communications and PR and reap the business benefits

Here’s a challenge. Take a pen and a piece of paper and write down your organisation’s objectives. Your organisation will have a few broad aims or specific targets, even if you are ‘between strategies’. How...

Make a smooth exit

Every entrepreneur needs an exit plan, says Matt Crawley, partner and head of Corporate Finance at Lovewell Blake. Whether they plan to run their business long-term until retirement, or they start up their business with...

Managing Growth

You started your business a few years ago, it’s going well, you’re paying yourself a decent salary but what now? Do you want your business to remain all about you or do you want it...

How to stay agile in the digital space – are you a digital trailblazer...

Digital marketing today isn’t an ‘add on’ or a ‘maybe’. Whether you work in the digital space or you run a busines­s you will be using digital. As a fundamental, contemporary and fruitful marketing...

The Dawn of an EIRA

In April 2018, Research England announced the recipients of its Connecting Capability Fund. Amongst them, £4.7 million was awarded to a new collaborative network of seven universities and colleges in the East of England...

What is innovation?

Just what is “innovation” - and is there a dark side to this wave of change that has transformed our lives through technology and other breakthroughs? In this edition, faculty from Cambridge Judge Business School...

New industry for a new generation off the East Anglian coast

Growing up in Lowestoft, Suffolk, Jordan Halliday was no stranger to the offshore energy industry with both his father and brother working for oil and gas companies in the North Sea. “The offshore energy industry...

Anglian Water’s Apprenticeship Programme Success

As the saying goes; ‘people are the life force of a business,’ and nothing is truer when it comes to the staff who make up the workforce of Anglian Water. Employing over 4,000 people across...

How Open University apprenticeships are developing the workforce of tomorrow

In 2019, The Open University (OU) is celebrating its 50th year and has empowered over two million students across 157 countries to transform their lives through learning. The OU has a strong heritage and pedigree...