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  • Ideal completes Superstore TV acquisition

    Ideal Shopping Direct, the independent multi-channel TV home shopping business from Peterborough, has completed its first acquisition through the £1.... Read More

  • NVP smashes target by raising £148m seed fund

    New Venture Partners in Ipswich has announced a spectacular closing of its blockbuster seed fund, the birth of which was exclusively flagged up by... Read More

  • A nappy deal as Philips gets baby food firm for £460m

    Dutch electronics giant Philips says it has no plans to reduce the 600 headcount at the Suffolk factory it intends to acquire from Charter-house... Read More

  • Door left open for new Goldman Sachs bid for BAA

    A Goldman Sachs-led consortium has been handed the chance to stage a last ditch hijack of Ferrovial’s recommended £10.3bn offer for BAA – the owner... Read More

  • Spaniards win £10bn bid battle for BAA

    Spanish roads and infrastructure group Ferrovial has won a £10 billion-plus battle to take over BAA, the UK airports operator that owns Stansted.... Read More

  • BAA will sell Gatwick to keep Stansted

    Airport owner BAA would be prepared to sell Gatwick Airport so it could keep its prized assets of Stansted and Heathrow in any break-up ordered by... Read More

  • Fall in top soccer wages

    Premiership soccer clubs’ total wages have dropped for the first time in the league’s history, according to Deloitte’s annual review of football... Read More

  • Battle for BAA hots up

    The stakes have been raised in the battle for BAA. Stansted Airport’s owner has rejected a massively sweetened offer from Spanish group Ferrovial of... Read More

  • Set-back for investor

    Prelude Trust, the Cambridgeshire investor in young technology businesses, has been forced to start from scratch in a bid to push through a £5... Read More

  • Ryanair inroads in Morocco

    Ryanair has clinched a five-year agreement with the Government of Morocco to develop low-cost air access and tourism to the country from Ryanair's... Read More

  • Britvic loses sparkle

    An increasingly health conscious British public has driven down revenues and earnings for one of the UK’s leading soft drinks firms, Britvic plc.An... Read More

  • Cambridgeshire PR agency ranked top in the East of England region

    Cambridgeshire PR agency, Myriad, has maintained its position as the top agency in the East of England according to newly published national league... Read More

  • Global consortium edging closer to £2.5bn acquisition of ABP

    Associated British Ports Holdings plc, which owns the East Anglian ports of Ipswich, Lowestoft and King’s Lynn, has opened its books to an... Read More

  • Brewing merger could create 100 Bedford jobs

    Britain’s oldest brewery is to merge its brewing operations with local firm Charles Wells in a move that will create a major new force in UK brewing... Read More

  • Savills sign four year Highways Agency deal

    Savills’ eastern region planning team has won a four-year contract to advise the Highways Agency.Savills’ eastern region planning team has won a four... Read More

  • Savills sign four year Highways Agency deal

    Savills’ eastern region planning team has won a four-year contract to advise the Highways Agency.Savills’ eastern region planning team has won a four... Read More

  • R & D tax credit support

    RDCL, a research and development tax credit recovery firm, has opened an office in Cambridge.RDCL, a research and development tax credit recovery... Read More

  • HEC closes ChoicesUK TV

    Peterborough based Home Entertainment Corporation (HEC) has closed ChoicesUK TV, the teleshopping business it launched only nine months ago, due to a... Read More

  • Norfolk sees export boom for Floataway

    Norfolk based Floataway, a world-leading maker of therapeutic floatation tanks, is enjoying an export boom. Norfolk based Floataway, a world-... Read More

  • Bury design consultancy is acquired

    The directors of Perceptions 2000 have acquired the Bury St Edmunds based design consultancy KWD with funding from The Royal Bank of Scotland. The... Read More

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