Stock shortages and supply chain issues pile pressure on East Anglia businesses

More than a third of mid-sized businesses in East Anglia say stock shortages are putting pressure on how they operate A lack of overseas workers, exacerbated by the pandemic and Brexit, is one...

Government Encourages Businesses to Sign Up to Employers’ Initiative on Domestic Abuse

Over the past eighteen months there have been increasing calls for everyone to play a more active role in tackling domestic abuse, including businesses. The Coronavirus pandemic has brought domestic abuse into the spotlight and...

New University aims to be a skills game-changer

Peterborough, like many cities in the UK, faces a perfect storm of skills and labour shortages. A new university is working with a host of partners to bridge these gaps and improve high-value job...

Who are Hethel Innovation?

So, what do we do, exactly? Our approach rests on three key principles: Space to Grow, Business Insight and Connected Community. Across our sites in Norfolk we provide the tools to help businesses of any size,...

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...

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...