Monday 20th October 2014

Regions' recovery back on track

Business activity in the region’s private sector grew in September at the fastest rate since 1997, according to a survey of purchasing managers.

A record rise in output and faster growth in new orders was behind a rise in the Lloyds Bank East of England business activity index climbed to a survey peak of 60.5 in September, up from 60.2 in August.

The expansion bucked a slowdown seen across the UK as a whole with output rising strongly across sectors.  The rate of new order growth accelerated to an eight-month high with growth strongest at service firms.  Staffing levels in the East of...

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Accountancy merger expands medical specialism

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Profits, staffing and investment set to climb

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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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