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Furlough claims fell in March as businesses prepared to reopen

Furlough claims fell in March as businesses prepared to reopen

The number of people on furlough in Peterborough fell slightly in March, according to new government data.
Peterborough comes 8th in list of best cities for women starting a business

Peterborough comes 8th in list of best cities for women starting a business

More than 4% of bosses in Peterborough businesses are women, making it the 8th best city to start a business as a woman in the UK, according to a new study.
Cross Keys Homes 'delighted' to retain highest possible rating from regulator

Cross Keys Homes 'delighted' to retain highest possible rating from regulator

Cross Keys Homes (CKH) has retained the highest possible rating from the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH), despite all the challenges posed by the pandemic.
Pubs fail in High Court bid to open fully before May 17

Pubs fail in High Court bid to open fully before May 17

Hospitality industry figures have reacted angrily after the High Court dismissed a bid to bring forward the Government’s May 17 date for the reopening of indoor venues.
Small firm's business confidence in East reaches five year high

Small firm's business confidence in East reaches five year high

Small firms in the East of England are more confident now than they have been at any point over the past five years, according to a new survey.
Bags not for life: Co-op bans reusable plastic carriers

Bags not for life: Co-op bans reusable plastic carriers

The Co-op, with eight stores across Peterborough, has revealed plans to remove plastic 'bags for life' from sale in all of its 2,600 stores.
How one restaurant consultancy firm is hoping to help local hospitality - for free

How one restaurant consultancy firm is hoping to help local hospitality - for free

A Peterborough-based couple, with a combined 30 years experience in the food industry, are hosting free webinars for hospitality businesses as they begin to reopen after the coronavirus pandemic.
Solar technology firm named leading example of green innovation

Solar technology firm named leading example of green innovation

Solar Polar, a solar thermal technology innovation company based in Peterborough, has gained global recognition for their electricity-free 'Cool Box' concept.
Letter: The positives and negatives of Peterborough city centre

Letter: The positives and negatives of Peterborough city centre

Reader Peter Hawker contacted us with his thoughts on the prospects for Peterborough city centre - and what should happen next
Loose leaf tea company gets Oxford Street opportunity

Loose leaf tea company gets Oxford Street opportunity

An online Peterborough business is headed to a pop-up shop on Oxford Street as part of an initiative to liven up UK high streets.