TOURISM RECOVERY PLAN KICKS OFF

A campaign to kick-start Norfolk and Suffolk’s tourism industry and put it ‘top of mind’ for holidaymakers planning a staycation has been launched. Attractions, hotels, theatres and other businesses in the region’s £5bn visitor economy...

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 £49m regeneration package designed to revive the town centre as...

UK mid-market permanently changed by pandemic upheaval

The majority of UK mid-market businesses (88%) have made fundamental changes to their business model during the pandemic, with half also planning to continue with the new model going forward.  That’s according to new research...

The 2020 Vision – Fast Forward

Emile Stuy, Export Director, Anker Stuy Coatings Ltd, Peterborough As a Dutch businessman with a company in the UK, I predict that there will be some hysterical weeks coming up after the official Brexit moment. This...

Looking to the future – 2020 Vision

What does business in East Anglia look like in 2020, HELEN COMPSON asked the recently-appointed head of the New Anglia Growth Hub. And, importantly, where does he believe the growth will come from? Richard Glinn...

SWIMMING AGAINST THE TIDE

There’s a Dutch saying that posits the theory swimming against the tide creates bigger champions, as Emile Stuy tells HELEN COMPSON. It’s a rough translation and doesn’t rhyme in English the way it does in...

New year, new decade …new you?

With traffic congestion and the health of the nation at a crossroads, maybe this is the year your company will take a right-hand turn - down a cycle track. For the incentives are there, courtesy of...

The Great Opportunity

Did you know that the East (Norfolk and Suffolk) contributes over £35 billion every year to the UK economy? Since 2010 our economy has grown by 9%, outstripping many ‘powerhouse’ areas. With more than...

Innovation isn’t just about technology!

There is a tendency to think of innovation in terms of the introduction and application of exciting, life changing new technologies. People like Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas Edison with the telephone and the...

Sport and Physical Activity worth £270m a year to the Suffolk economy

A new report has revealed the importance of the Sport and Physical Activity sector to the Suffolk economy. Undertaken by specialist economic development and regeneration consultancy Hatch Regeneris, the report shows that the sector contributes...