Start-ups get help to Build Back Better

New businesses finding it difficult to get traditional funding can Build Back Better with The Start Up Loans Company. The Government-backed programme is run by The British Business Bank, and has just passed a major...

The companies embracing change to combat Covid

It’s stating the obvious to say that the last 18 months have been sink or swim for industry. The pandemic, Brexit, supply chains, skills and labour shortages have combined to create a tsunami of...

Action on labour shortages is vital to protect East Anglia’s recovery prospects

Richard Tunnicliffe. CBI, East of England Director cbi.org.uk Time is running out to consolidate a sustainable and solid economic recovery in the region. The Government needs to act now to head off the rapidly growing skills crisis.  We’ve...

University plan for solar farm

A solar farm planning bid is being finalised by the University of Cambridge, for submission in the autumn. If approved, the farm will be built on a 36.7 hectare site owned by the university near...

New dates for EEEGR conference

The East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) has moved its flagship annual conference and exhibition to a new date. The event – SNS2022: Energy Integrated in the East – will now be held over 2-3...

Green light for Gateway 14

Plans for a huge new business park in Suffolk have moved a step closer to reality. Initial plans for Gateway 14 were conditionally approved by Mid Suffolk District Council in August. The 2.45 million square...

Taster webinar announced ahead of first-ever approved qualification in the Management of Adaptation to...

Free registration: https://bookwhen.com/resiliencetoclimatechange/e/ev-szx9-20210930110000 Date & Time: Thursday 30 September, 11AM-12PM Ahead of the first delivery of the new Level 5 Certificate in the Management of Adaptation to Climate Change, the first-ever approved professional qualification in this...

Business confidence soars to highest level since 2005

BDO Optimism Index reaches its highest level since 2005 BDO Employment Index reaches 6 month high as businesses hire staff ahead of a full reopening Rising inflation is a growing concern as the...

FREE WEBINAR ANNOUNCED IN ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate resilience experts, Climate Sense, and water industry training provider, Learning & Development Associates (L&DA), have announced a free webinar on adaptation to climate change following the launch of their new qualifications. The first step...

Can a ‘Right to Disconnect’ code of practice work for employers and employees?

Working from home: call to ban out-of-hours emails from bosses By Valerie Lambert, partner at HCR Hewitsons The right to disconnect effectively gives employees the ability to switch off from work and not engage in electronic...