This week, Peter Sharkey looks at why thousands of people are using lifetime mortgages to buy a home in the sun.
A popular Christmas song inspires finance columnist, Peter Sharkey, to look at what investment has been like in 2018.
Content has become one of those buzz-wordy sounding things that it is trendy to bash.
Living for today doesn’t pay the bills, says Peter Sharkey – but you can make your money work for you.
A University of East Anglia masters student has seen her thesis awarded a distinction, and put into practice at the firm where she gathered her data.
Proposals for large companies to publicly declare how many people they employ with disabilities have been met with a cool response by Norfolk employers.
In this week’s financial column, Peter Sharkey explains why it’s so easy to spend too much on fees when you’re investing – and how to reduce these costs.
Norfolk chicken firm Banham Poultry owed more than £41m when it went into administration last month, a new report reveals.
Raiding pensions provide Chancellors with easy money, says Peter Sharkey, but it’s much more difficult for them to pilfer from your ISA.
Norfolk and Waveney have lost around 50 bank and building society branches in the past four years, figures have revealed.
Saving for a prolonged period of travel is essential, says our financial columnist Peter Sharkey. And now might just be the best time to go.
East Anglian builders merchant Ridgeons has been bought in a multi-million pound deal.
Plans to accelerate the growth of a business area close to a Norfolk racing circuit will go before councillors next week.
In this week’s column, Peter Sharkey looks at what impact a rising life expectancy has on your savings.
Banham Poultry is looking to take on 100 new workers, just days after a rescue deal that saved the jobs of its 1,000 employees.
The purchase of troubled firm Banham Poultry on Friday night has been hailed as a ‘fantastic’ outcome by Attleborough councillors.
After a few tense days of negotiation the new owner of Banham Poultry was announced on Friday.
Banham Poultry’s future in Norfolk has been secured after a major chicken producer swooped in to buy it.
Banham Poultry’s rescue deal with Chesterfield Poultry was welcomed by Norfolk politicians who hailed the “positive announcement” to secure the company’s 1,000-strong workforce.
The future of Banham Poultry in Norfolk is on the verge of being secured as a deal with new owners edges towards completion.
A Norfolk-made product will feature in an ITV series celebrating British manufacturing, which will air next week.
Financial columnist Peter Sharkey says a building disaster in Bulgaria and HS2 are good metaphors for avoiding bad financial plans
Veteran Norfolk chicken producer Bernard Matthews has unveiled itself as one party bidding to buy Banham Poultry.
The bank at the centre of the wrangle over Banham Poultry’s future insists it is working to protect the jobs of more than 1,000 workers.
Public birthday celebrations could become an annual occurrence for Norfolk car maker Lotus as it seeks views on its recent 70th anniversary event.
Banham Poultry has been a centrepiece of East Anglia’s vital poultry industry for more than 50 years – but its current problems follow a difficult period for the company.
Business and council leaders have pledged their support to Norfolk’s Banham Poultry as the struggling firm searches for a buyer.
Crucial talks to secure the future of one of Norfolk’s biggest employers begin on Wednesday morning, as doubts hang over the jobs of 1,000 workers.
One of Norfolk’s biggest employers is reportedly on the brink of administration, putting the jobs of more than 1,000 workers at risk, according to an MP.
Banks are closing across the region as customers are directed towards online banking and mobile apps. What does this mean for rural areas being left with no banks? MARC BETTS investigates.
A primary school, whose parking system has been branded “lethal” by parents, has vowed to introduce new safety measures.
A 16-year-old Norfolk farmer has taken on the mantle of organising a popular Boxing Day tractor run which has raised around £36,000 for charities since it was launched in 2004.
Police are appealing for information after a car was stolen in Little Melton and set alight.
The East of England has been told to brace itself for a cold weekend after a yellow weather warning for ice and snow was issued by the Met Office.
On cold winter nights, most people are wrapped up in a blanket and sipping a hot drink. But while we sleep, a team of up to 56 gritters are out in the early hours keeping Norfolk’s roads safe.
max temp: 8°C
min temp: 2°C