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    Strong Q3 growth for Ipswich-based business loans specialist Fleximize

    by newsbot in Local EconomyOct 30, 2017 with 0 replies and 20 views.

    Strong Q3 growth for Ipswich-based business loans specialist Fleximize. Business loans company Fleximize is on track for a record year following strong growth during the third quarter of 2017.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

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    Ipswich’s Call Connection building is on sale for almost £2m

    by newsbot in Local EconomyOct 27, 2017 with 1 replies and 29 views.

    Ipswich’s Call Connection building is on sale for almost £2m. The former Ipswich home of call-handling company Call Connection is for sale.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: Saxon House, on the corner of St Nicholas Street at its junction with Cromwell Square, comprises an imposing office building arranged over ground and three upper floors providing approximately 14,500 sq ft of net internal floor area.The...

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    Ipswich named by Informi as best place in the UK to start a new business

    by newsbot in Local EconomySep 19, 2017 with 5 replies and 67 views.

    Ipswich has been named as the best place in the UK to start a small business.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: ROFL, it hadn't occured to me before but you may personally have skewed the stats! All interesting stuff though, I have an ambition to move out of the town centre and go to some nice converted farm yard business centre in next few years. Our...

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    Buttermarket Developer Working To Transform The Former Ipswich Bhs Site

    by newsbot in Local EconomyAug 22, 2017 with 1 replies and 55 views.

    The man who led the redevelopment of the Buttermarket Centre into a cinema-led leisure complex is working with the owners of the former BHS store on the opposite side of Arras Square.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: Working to transform? Hasn't got planning permission yet... :D

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    Wilko Becomes Latest High Street Retailer To Announce Redundancies

    by newsbot in Local EconomyAug 11, 2017 with 1 replies and 46 views.

    The embattled retail sector was dealt another blow as Wilko became the latest high street name to announce redundancies.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: Good to see another retail casualty... The group has entered consultation with nearly 4,000 staff across the UK – bemoaning the rise in costs as a result of the Brexit hit pound.The discount chain has eight stores across the region but would...

  6. Thousands of jobs at retailer Wilko are at risk after the firm confirmed it has entered redundancy consultation with nearly 4,000 staff, weeks after bemoaning a rise in costs as a result of the pound’s Brexit-induced collapse.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

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    Jones Bootmaker In Ipswich Is Closing Down After 25 Years Of Trading In The Town

    by newsbot in Local EconomyAug 9, 2017 with 3 replies and 70 views.

    A woman who has worked at the site of Jones Bootmakers in Ipswich for the last 45 years says she will be ‘sad to see the doors shut for the last time’ when it closes on Monday.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: Ah right, yes they are! A big problem in the town is.... Buttermarket is an expensive street, BHS went and no new tenant has been found. There is no rush for the council or BID to get involved. Arras Square improvements could have encourage a...

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    Pret A Manger The Latest Big-name Chain To Head For Ipswich Town Centre

    by newsbot in Local EconomyJul 8, 2017 with 3 replies and 149 views.

    Up-market takeaway chain Pret A Manger is the latest big-name chain to be planning to come to Ipswich.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: Confirmed: Pret A Manger and Metro bank are looking to open in Ipswich.

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    Brexit Could Hit Ipswich Economy Hard Says New National Business Report

    by newsbot in Local EconomyJul 28, 2017 with 1 replies and 52 views.

    Ipswich could be one of the worst-hit cities in Britain if the country faces a “hard Brexit” with no access to the European single market after we leave the EU.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: A Geater could article - Geater is going soft, picking an easy target. Most of his "could" articles, nothing come of it... this one seems highly likely. Ipswich appears to be in serious trouble. This has very little to do with Brexit. It will...

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    Ipswich Cineworld To Formally Reopen After Major Refurbishment

    by newsbot in Local EconomyJul 28, 2017 with 0 replies and 97 views.

    Ipswich’s Cineworld on Cardinal Park is to formally reopen after a major upgrade on Wednesday after months of work that has transformed the building.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

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    Opening Date Set For Re-opening Of Bears In Ipswich As Bears Pool & Snooker

    by newsbot in Local EconomyJul 27, 2017 with 4 replies and 222 views.

    The former Bears Bowling will be re-opening as Bears Pool & Snooker this Saturday after renovations have been completed this week.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: Its like "we've set a wedding date for our wedding"

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    Suffolk Bme Business Awards 2017 Now Open For Entries

    by newsbot in Local EconomyJul 26, 2017 with 0 replies and 36 views.

    The Suffolk BME Business Awards are back for 2017 - and nominations are now open.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

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    More Jobs Lost In Ipswich As Insurance Broker Ignition Select Calls In Administrators

    by newsbot in Local EconomyJul 18, 2017 with 1 replies and 56 views.

    Around 70 more jobs are understood to have been lost in Ipswich following the appointment of administrators at insurance broker Ignition Select.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

    Latest reply: Interesting... IGNITION SELECT LIMITED IS AUTHORISED AND REGULATED BY THE FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY. FIRM REFERENCE NUMBER: 613312. REGISTERED OFFICE: SAXON HOUSE, CROMWELL SQUARE, IPSWICH, IP1 1TS. IGNITION SELECT IS REGISTERED IN ENGLAND...

  14. Fashion retailer Store Twenty One, which has stores across Suffolk and Essex, has gone into liquidation with the loss of 900 jobs nationally.Continue reading... on Ipswich Star

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    June opening for The Range at Anglia Retail Park

    by newsbot in Local EconomyApr 27, 2017 with 2 replies and 45 views.

    The Range to create 80 new jobs with store at Bury Road in IpswichDiscount superstore The Range is to open a new Ipswich store at the Anglia Retail Park on Bury Road from June 2 – creating 80 extra jobs.It currently has a store at the Suffolk Retail Park on London Road – a site that has been blighted by access problems for years with cars having to queue for up to an hour to get out of the park on busy weekends.Its new store will be...

    Latest reply: I think it good Ranger is going in the [email protected] place that better for people to get they and cars will have  alots move and can walk them to .And think such more lot big shops more closer not  be out town not all people have cars and get buses

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