Unemployment in East Anglia has fallen by 6,000 in the second quarter of the year. However youth unemployment has risen.
Norfolk confectionery company, Kinnerton has been given a contract to make new ice-cream style chocolates creating 50 new jobs
A ceremony to mark the start of construction on a project which could lead to the creation of 8,000 jobs took place today.
Unemployment is falling across the region, but it's not good news for our youngsters.
Around one in five people aged between 16 and 24 are out of work in the east. Nationally the number of young jobless is nearing one million.
As the number of young job seekers continues to grow attention is focusing once again on apprenticeships as a way of solving the problem.
The number of people out of work in the East of England has fallen.
There were 203,000 people unemployed in this region, between April and June. That's a drop of around 6,000 people compared to the previous quarter.
The unemployment rate in the East of England is 6.5%.
At least 20 new jobs have been created at Norwich Airport. The airport says it needs to recruit extra staff to cater for a predicted increase in passenger numbers this summer compared to last year. New routes to destinations such as Tenerife and Tunisia are set to be launched.
Competition for jobs varies wildly across the UK, with 55 jobseekers for each vacancy in some areas and less than one in others, including Cambridge, according to research. Hull was named as the most difficult place to find work, with Aberdeen the easiest, revealed the study.
Around 55 people chased every vacancy in Hull in 2012, and 25 at Southend, in Essex.
In contrast, there were fewer than one jobseeker per vacancy in Aberdeen and Cambridge,
London was the best-paying city with average salaries of over £41,000, followed by Aberdeen (£37,670), and Cambridge (£34,009).
The top employer this year is said to be the London 2012 Olympic Games, creating around 100,000 jobs, although most of them were temporary.
Staff at call centres across the region which deal with benefit queries are to take strike action on Monday.
Jobcentre workers at call centres in Lowestoft, Norwich and Southend-on-Sea are to take industrial action over call duration targets and staff shortages.