East Anglia businesses seek private equity funding in growth push

Nearly a third of mid-sized East Anglia businesses are actively looking for private equity investment The ability to develop new products and services is one of the top three drivers for securing external...

BDO East Anglia advises on £300m of transactions across six deals

John Gethen, M&A director at BDO in East Anglia, said: “The bounce back in activity that was seen in the second half of 2020 has continued into the first half of 2021 with deal...

International Cyber Expo 2021 to Feature Live Cyber Attack Demonstration by CrisisCast

CrisisCast in partnership with Cyber Prism will demonstrate a live cyber-attack demonstration on an eminent retail chain at this year’s International Cyber Expo.  Award winning film makers, virtual reality producers and real-play actors specially training in...

Jobs market surges following of relaxation of lockdown

BDO Employment Index rises significantly in July as lifting of restrictions leads to jobs revival Strong inflation could derail the recovery as BDO Inflation Index remains at second highest level in four years The...

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...

East of England food and drink manufacturers battle Covid-Brexit double whammy but look ahead...

Three quarters feeling upbeat about future growth 85% have reassessed their business strategies as a result of COVID-19 Sector generates £105bn for the economy & employs nearly half a million people Food and drink...

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...

HELP AT HAND FOR ORGANISATIONS SEEKING TO BUILD CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE

An international authority on mitigating the effects of climate change, Climate Sense has joined forces with Learning & Development Associates (L&DA), a leading training provider to the UK water sector, to roll out the...

Local Businesses Providing Support for Domestic Abuse Charity

It has been a challenging year for domestic abuse charity Leeway, with an increased demand for services and the need to adapt methods of delivering support during the pandemic. Like many charities, Leeway has also...