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Keeping the wheels turning on bus services across East Anglia is Steve Wickers, Managing Director of First Eastern Counties. In this issue, Steve provides an insight into their business and reveals the reasons behind the...

The Growth of Life Sciences in East Anglia

Paul Sullivan, UK Network Senior Manager for East Of England, British Business Bank The sector is also particularly important to the East of England, with a significant cluster of activity around Cambridge. Boosting the region’s success is...

Life Science success

Tony Jones, CEO, One Nucleus Whilst the recent past has been one of huge uncertainty with regards to the political and economic landscape across the globe, the past year saw major success in Life Sciences &...

Find your space to innovate in Norfolk & Suffolk

Eunice Edwards, Enterprise Zone Manager, New Anglia LEP If you were asked to name a regional economic “powerhouse”, Norfolk and Suffolk might not immediately spring to mind. Yet since 2010, economic growth of 9% in the area...

Growing the visitor economy of the East of England

Dr Andy Wood OBE, chairman of the new Visit East of England, writes an open letter to tourism businesses and stakeholders in the region… Think of tourism locations across the UK and what comes to...

Invest in good communications and PR and reap the business benefits

Here’s a challenge. Take a pen and a piece of paper and write down your organisation’s objectives. Your organisation will have a few broad aims or specific targets, even if you are ‘between strategies’. How...

Make a smooth exit

Every entrepreneur needs an exit plan, says Matt Crawley, partner and head of Corporate Finance at Lovewell Blake. Whether they plan to run their business long-term until retirement, or they start up their business with...

Managing Growth

You started your business a few years ago, it’s going well, you’re paying yourself a decent salary but what now? Do you want your business to remain all about you or do you want it...

How to stay agile in the digital space – are you a digital trailblazer...

Digital marketing today isn’t an ‘add on’ or a ‘maybe’. Whether you work in the digital space or you run a busines­s you will be using digital. As a fundamental, contemporary and fruitful marketing...

The Dawn of an EIRA

In April 2018, Research England announced the recipients of its Connecting Capability Fund. Amongst them, £4.7 million was awarded to a new collaborative network of seven universities and colleges in the East of England...