East Suffolk business is now CONNECTED

East Suffolk Business CONNECTED (ESBC) – formerly known as Suffolk Coast Business –has been relaunched and reinvented to provide a voice for small business owners. The Community Interest Company will champion East Suffolk businesses and...

Expect a warm welcome at new Incubator

Start-ups and scale-ups in Norwich can look forward to a warm welcome at a new city incubator. The Akcela Incubator aims to help businesses achieve their full potential. While the East of England has the...

New manager at IoD East

Business forum focuses on growth for the year ahead. A former global hospitality executive has been appointed as the new regional lead for the Institute of Directors (IoD) in the East of England. Cambridgeshire-based Richard Holdaway joins...

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...

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...