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28/03/2019
After an accident left her disabled, Laura Remblance took to crocheting to cope. She has now turned her hobby into a full-time, fully-fledged business thanks to MENTA’s free business skills training. Laura, founder of Lovingly Handmade Crochet, was nervous about starting a business. She creates...
28/03/2019
David Holliday of The Norfolk Brewhouse, recent winners of North Norfolk District Council, Best Small Business Award, will be speaking at Coffee Means Business, a monthly business to business event. The relaxed and informal networking session will take place on Tuesday 16th April at the Prince of...
28/03/2019
The Government has issued guidance for business regarding metrology ( weights and measures) and product safety in the event of a no- deal Brexit. Businesses should be aware of the guidance if they are involved in these areas.  
28/03/2019
Expert Print Management Ltd, the Norwich based print management company, has appointed Poppy Devlin as Account Manager for the Expert Branding arm of the business. Poppy was previously based in the Customer Services Dept at Naked Wines. Expert Print Management, now in its eighth year in business,...
27/03/2019
Tidy desk, tidy mind, may not be an ancient adage, but nor is it an old wives’ tale that a cluttered workspace affects productivity and therefore has a negative impact on profitability. If your desk resembles a landfill site, here are our top five reasons for decluttering: Make a good impression It...
27/03/2019
The Group’s credit review reflects strong operating margins and solid financial management practices. Credit Agency Moody's has issued Flagship with a A2 (stable) Credit Rating in its latest report, published 20 March. The review highlights the Group’s strengths of strong operating margins, simple...
27/03/2019
Professional recruitment specialists Pure hosted its annual Norwich charity quiz night on Thursday 21st March, bringing local businesses and clients together for a battle of the brains which raised over £2,000 for Age UK Norfolk. The fun evening, which has become renowned for its playful rivalry...
27/03/2019
Northampton, Newcastle and Sheffield South-based TaxAssist Accountants franchises have recently celebrated this landmark anniversary. The TaxAssist Accountants franchise has been operating successfully in the UK for 24 years. Three of its longest standing franchises, who recognised the potential of...
27/03/2019
This case study shows how a situation as difficult as the death of a colleague can be a catalyst for positive change. Import Export Support (IES) have been working with Johnson Controls in Great Yarmouth for a couple of years and I hope other Norfolk businesses will find their story useful....
27/03/2019
Despite the last century’s closure of the county’s iconic breweries, Norfolk has well and truly bounced back. There are now 44 breweries in the county, and a further 27 in neighbouring Suffolk. A spate of recent awards has confirmed the status of the region as one of the nation’s top beer locales....

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