The importance of marketing in East Anglia’s push for sustainability

As literal and geopolitical climates shift, businesses in East Anglia must explore the full potential of sustainable marketing initiatives, both to withstand and to affect change. Chair of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)...

Rural businesses invited to bid for cash

Businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk can now take advantage of a capital grant opportunity of up to £30,000. DRIVE, the Delivering Rural Investment for Vital Employment Programme, wants to hear from small and medium-sized enterprises...

World-class manufacturers unite in Alliance

Manufacturing across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough is about to become more globally competitive with the launch of a new sector network, The Smart Manufacturing Alliance.  The Alliance, launched in October 2021, is a joint venture between...

Freeport East vision taking shape

Earlier this year, Freeport East was unveiled as one of eight new Freeports in England, with plans to become a hub of global trade and national regeneration and innovation. While talks are still underway on...

Covid-19 and Future Planning: Five tips on making your team and your business more...

The business world has changed and lots of people like myself, who enjoy working in an office, will need to work remotely from time to time. Over the last 18 months, I have been so...

Port of Ipswich just got smarter

Smart port status is on the horizon, with the introduction of IoT. The Port is currently installing next-generation smart technology to speed up the movement and processing of cargo. Internet of Things (IoT) devices have been...

SMEs can take the lead with new courses

Businesses in Norfolk and Suffolk have access to new high-quality leadership and digital innovation courses. The University of Suffolk has partnered with the Institute of Directors (IoD) and partner TrueCue Three to offer programmes in: ...

Join the happy boot campers!

Fancy joining a boot camp? No, it’s not 12 weeks of mud, sweat and tears, but a free course in business essentials for start-ups in the region. Dozens of new entrepreneurs have already taken part...

New University aims to be a skills game-changer

Peterborough, like many cities in the UK, faces a perfect storm of skills and labour shortages. A new university is working with a host of partners to bridge these gaps and improve high-value job...

Business Sale Readiness Factor: Availability of financial information

When it comes to selling your business, knowledge is not only power, at some point it will need to be shared. One way or another, whether it be early in the marketing phase of...