East firms optimistic

Small companies in the East say that they're seeing an increase in business and are feeling more confident about the future.

Full interview: Mark Carney talks to ITV News Anglia

ITV News Anglia's Business Correspondent Matthew Hudson sat down with the Bank of England's Governor Mark Carney to ask him about the region's role in the economic recovery.

Stability, low interest and mortgage rates, and incentives to take on more staff were just a few of the topics on the agenda.

Click below to watch Matthew Hudson's interview with Mark Carney

Bank of England Governor visits the East

by Matthew Hudson

The governor of the Bank of England has been visiting the East today.

ITV News Anglia's Matthew Hudson has been finding out what three businesses in Cambridgeshire would like the new head of the Bank of England to do for them.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Matthew Hudson

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Director: "Stable interest rates will give people more confidence"

A small business director from St Ives in Cambridgeshire says that stable interest rates could allow customers to be more confident in spending their money.

Paul Fisher, from St Ives Engine Services Ltd, reflects an optimistic mood in the East after many firms noticed an increase in business.

It comes ahead of a visit to the region from the Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney today.