Monday 03rd August 2015

Region's confident manufacturers 'punch above their weight'

East of England manufacturers are amongst the country's most confident, productive and sucsscessful in export markets despite facing a downturn in demand so far this year, says a new report, Regional Manufacturing Outlook , from law firm DLA Piper. It shows manufacturers in the region scored 6.66 out of 10 for confidence, ranking the East third out of nine regions. The region scored highly for exports, accounting for almost 9 per cent of the UK’s manufactured overseas sales  – the 4th biggest contribution by any single region. The East also emerged as the UK’s second most producti...

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New Anglia LEP in talks on new enterprise zone

The New Anglia LEP is in talks with government about a new enterprise zone in the region and on exp...

Promising export markets help sustain SMEs confidence for second half

Improving  prospects in export markets - particularly in North America and Asia Pacific -  have h...

New £1m road in Great Yarmouth paves the way for more energy jobs

New £1m road in Great Yarmouth paves the way for more energy jobs

A new £1 million access road at Beacon Park near Great Yarmouth was officially opened this week, p...

“Dramatically lower” costs needed for £50 billion North Sea decommissioning boom

Oil & gas supply companies need to drive “transformational change” to cut costs before the mult...

 

Strategic growth by acquisition

PEM Corporate Finance is running Business Growth Strategies, an educational seminar for small/medium business owners in the £1m-£100m turnover band , where the speaker...

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Brighter economic prospects in Cambs

Cambridgeshire businesses say trading prospects have improved over the past six months with most expecting to increase profits and take on more staff by the year-end, s...

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