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 these experiences to do things better and faster in the...

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 part of the local combined authority’s industrial strategy, now stand...

NEW HAND TAKES THE HELM

The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership has appointed business woman C-J Green as its new chair. Co-founder and executive director of BraveGoose, a technology-driven human resources advice solution, she succeeds Doug Field, who served in...

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...