‘East Anglia is rich with opportunities’ – Peter Harrup talks about the region, opportunities...

Peter Harrup is a familiar face at BDO. It’s unsurprising, he’s been a tax partner at the firm since 2013 when he moved over to the company following its merger with PKF – a...

Renewed backing for Water Sensitive Farming

East Anglia is home to one of the UK’s most water-stressed areas. A major regional initiative which aims to reverse that decline has started its fourth phase of works. The Water Sensitive Farming (WSF) initiative...

Levidian in the LOOP to turbo charge UK hydrogen

National Grid signs up to a LOOP trial, developed by local climate tech business Levidian. National Grid has agreed to trial a cutting-edge decarbonisation device as part of a world-first bid to boost the amount...

Oxwash: putting a green spin on laundry

A Cambridge eco-cleaning company has put the traditional laundry industry in a spin. Using space-age technology, green tech start-up Oxwash has set its sights on decarbonising the toxic washing and dry cleaning sector.  Oxwash was founded...

Hi-tech support for local supply chains

A new hi-tech partnership aims to help local manufacturers and their supply chains reach full potential. Cambridge-based (RTO) TWI Ltd and the Smart Manufacturing Alliance (SMA) have joined forces to steer businesses through ongoing challenges...

Returning to the workplace: awareness of employee disabilities

Now is a time of transition as employees return to the workplace either on a hybrid basis or for all their working time. The impact of the pandemic on some of your employees’ health...

On the ball: when is valuing a football team like valuing a business?

Aaron Hunter, Corporate Transactions Executive. Larking Gowen As a Norwich City fan, I was recently appalled to see that despite our stunning run of form in mid-January (surely the most representative part of our season so far),...

The productivity puzzle

Even within the region, there are big disparities in economic performance. Owen Garling, of the Regional Productivity Forum for East Anglia, examines the root causes and possible solutions. The UK government, like that of many...

Agile thinking key to growth in East Anglia

Optimism is high among local businesses who are planning a recruitment drive this year, despite ongoing challenges. Forty per cent of medium-sized companies say they intend to increase their workforce, and more than a quarter...

Contract win for East Anglia ONE

Marex Risk and Marine Consultancy (Marex) has been awarded the marine services contract for the East Anglia ONE windfarm off the Suffolk coast. East Anglia ONE is the first operational offshore windfarm in a joint...