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Foreign direct investment climbs in the region as influence of Brexit fades

As Brexit faded as a key influence on overseas investment decisions, the East of England benefitted from an 11 per cent rise in the number of foreign direct investmen...

Council buys former BT office site in Ipswich for £4.1 million for affordable housing

Council buys former BT office site in Ipswich for £4.1 million for affordable housing

An Ipswich Borough Council -owned company has bought a town centre site which was formerly a BT office block for £4.1m with plans to build nearly 80 new affordable fl...

Major fund-raising for Cambridge biotech firms completed

Major fund-raising for Cambridge biotech firms completed

Three Cambridge life sciences businesses have completed significant fund-raising exercises to help finance expansion.

They come as life sciences companies emerged as one ...

Cambridge tech and professional services set to bolster region’s growth

The East of England economy is set to grow slightly faster than the national average over coming years in the light of the Chancellor’s Spring Statement, thanks partly ...

Law firm advises on transfer at biotech company

Law firm advises on transfer at biotech company

Law firm Birketts has advised the director of a leading agricultural research and training company, Crop Management Information, on its transfer of undertakings to a c...

Stansted expansion plans refused by local council

The planning committee at Uttlesford District Council in Essex, whose area includes London Stansted Airport, has refused the airport's application to serve more passe...

Ipswich-based agency marks 15 years of growth

Ipswich-based agency marks 15 years of growth

Ipswich-based PR and digital agency Genesis recently marked its 15th anniversary with a party for clients, business partners and community friends at the Royal Harwich...

Survey shows 'huge' cost of pandemic on tourism, lesiure & hospitality sector

 Survey shows 'huge' cost of pandemic on tourism, lesiure & hospitality sector

A survey on the impact of Covid-19 on the tourism, leisure and hospitality sector highlights the heavy cost of  lockdown and the impact it is having, even with the easin...