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Chase Plastic – Spotlight

1st Aug 2020
Business, CoronavirusSpotlight

Chase Plastics Spotlight David Harris acquired Chase Plastics, one of the country’s longest established manufacturers of recycled plastic, in 2018. The company had a good reputation and established client base but needed new energy and a different approach to grow. Their historic demand had been based on price: it was cheaper to use recycled polythene.  However, in recent years the increased focus on sustainability and the circular economy has created...

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The Magnus Group - Spotlight

Magnus Group – Spotlight

27th Jul 2020
Business, CoronavirusSpotlight

Magnus Group started in 1973, initially as a shipping agency and now offering a complete range of freight logistics and forwarding services. When Olly took over the family business in 2019 he knew that he had a challenge on his hands to bring the business back to life. A firm believer in success being rooted in having a strong team, Olly started recruiting the management team he wanted to help...

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Smart Garden Offices Spotlight

SMART – Spotlight

22nd Jul 2020
Business, CoronavirusSpotlight

SMART - Garden Rooms, Offices and Studios SMART, based in rural Suffolk, manufactures, sells and installs garden rooms throughout the UK. An award-winning brand with 19 years’ experience, priding itself on customer service and the ability to provide a modular build to allow the room to be tailored to exact requirements. The last 18 months have been especially interesting for SMART. In January 2019 Matt Moss joined the team. Due...

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Ensors Accountants

Ensors – Spotlight

17th Jul 2020
Business, CoronavirusSpotlight

Ensors It feels hard to believe that little over three months ago the Prime Minister announced his decision to put the United Kingdom into lockdown as a result of Covid-19 – knowing the impact this would have on our economy, job protection and general wellbeing. As the lockdown now begins to significantly ease, it is easy to focus on the negatives and the long road ahead to recovery and hard...

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The KBB Centre, Ipswich

The KBB Centre – Spotlight

12th Jul 2020
Business, CoronavirusSpotlight

The KBB Centre The KBB centre is a family run business based in Ipswich, run by brothers Roger and Patrick Peck providing kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms, with over 60 years combined industry knowledge and family links in the kitchen industry in Ipswich going back to the early 1970s. When the lockdown started in March, there was little choice but to close. All staff were furloughed leaving the directors to undertake...

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Spotlight on The Woolpack

The Woolpack – Spotlight

4th Jul 2020
Business, CoronavirusSpotlight

The Woolpack The British Beer and Pub Association surveyed its members in May and found that 19,000 of 47,000 pubs believe they will go bankrupt without further Government help. With social distancing at 2m, it is expected to allow around 25% capacity, which means even when allowed to open, they believe it will be impossible to survive financially. Even those with gardens and outdoor space will struggle, especially once heading...

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Spotlight on The Hudson Group

Hudson Group LLP – Spotlight

2nd Jul 2020
Business, CoronavirusSpotlight

Hudson Group The Hudson Group has been supporting organisations to promote their brand since 1966. From promotional merchandise and clothing to vehicle graphics, printed materials and signage. A local company, employing 38 people, based on two sites in Suffolk, and one in the Midlands, providing support nationwide. When the Government announced on 20 March that entertainment, hospitality and leisure businesses were to close and that if you can work from...

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