The Cambridge technology cluster is proving a magnet for foreign investment with backing from overseas soaring ahead and jobs created running at an eight-year high – both in the city and the wider East Anglia region.
East of England companies feature in a new league table highlighting the UK’s largest foreign employers.
Companies in the Cambridge business and technology cluster and surrounding trade hotspots in Cambridgeshire, are reporting a positive outlook for at least the next 12 months. They are said to be the most upbeat in the whole of the UK.
The UK’s bloodstock industry – centred in Newmarket – along with its related veterinary expertise – goes on show to the world over the next few days.
A Cambridge ‘coaching for growth’ programme that catapulted local ventures into global markets in 2011 has won the UK Government’s backing to continue next year, Business Weekly has been told.
Eleven companies from the East of England have earned a place on the latest Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 250, the league table of Britain’s leading mid-market private companies published this weekend.
Cambridge is well placed to bid for control of more new technology and innovation centres being planned by the Government.
Business growth in the East of England private sector continued to outpace the rest of Britain in April, the Lloyds TSB East of England PMI report shows.
The task of bringing fresh inward investment into the East of England has been handed to PA Consulting. It was formerly handled successfully by East of England International and latterly under the auspices of EEIBD as East of England Inward Investment.
The Government’s Decentralisation and Localism Bill could see local authorities approach the bond markets to raise more than £13 billion by April next year.
Experts from across the Asia Pacific will host an event for East of England businesses from 10am on Thursday February 10 at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile racecourse.
Business disruption caused by snow and ice led to a slower increase in activity in the East of England in December.
Chief finance officers at major UK companies entered 2011 in a more buoyant mood with a new focus on growth, according to the findings of the latest Deloitte CFO Survey.
A new enterprise and innovation programme will enable businesses and jobs to be created across the Eastern region.
The Lloyds TSB East of England PMI report for November signalled that the private sector economy in the East of England gained further momentum during the month.
New figures from HM Revenue & Customs show that East of England businesses are helping to lead the country to economic recovery, enjoying the highest growth in exports to the European Union of all UK regions.
- Cambridge only winner in failed World Cup bid
- UK Deputy High Commissioner urges Cambridge firms to set their sights on Singapore
- Guidance on innovation needed to help public sector cope with cuts
- Chinese companies pledge growth and jobs in region
- Companies clinch significant deals in China
- Whisky on menu at breakfast club
- Companies join race for awards glory
- B2B exhibition does big business at IQ Cambridge
- UK R & D specialists see East of England excellence
- Choose Suffolk strengthens
- Delegation visits region to explore hi-tech investment opportunities
- Cobra Beer founder shares a winning brew
- Councils face collapse, KPMG warns
- Spending Review sets out correct path, says IoD
- Science budget spared deep cuts
- CSR a mixed bag for region
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