Sunday 23rd November 2014

Business sales in the East grow at fastest rate in the UK

The number of business sales in the East of England producing ‘significant returns’ rose by 27 per cent rise in the year to March – the highest growth rate nationally – helped by the region’s strong technology sector and returning interest in the SME market as the economy improves.

Figures in the latest Barclays and BGF Entrepreneurs Index also point to growing start-up activity with a 4.3 per cent rise to 226,940 in the number of enterprises in the year to March 2014. But in line with national trends, the proportion of high-growth companies – which have increased turnover b...

Read more...

Surge in recruitment as services activity grows

Staff levels at firms in the region rose strongly in October as private business activity, particul...

SMEs stay optimistic about coming year

Over half of SMEs in East Anglia are optimistic on their growth prospects for the coming year and m...

Tough times for food retailers

Consumer spending patterns are changing for good and the price war between the large supermarkets ...

Offshore contract secures 300 jobs in Lowestoft

Sembmarine SLP has won a contract to design and build an offshore substation platform for the Dudg...

 
Banner

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...

More:

ctm information technology