IN a letter to the head of the Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission, Lord Heseltine, The Mayor of London and Christian Brodie, Chairman of SELEP have unveiled a bold vision for a creative industries district
TRENTALIA, the passenger rail transportation company part of FS Italiane Group, has completed the acquisition of Essex and London train operator c2c from National Express Group via its British subsidiary Trenitalia UK.
THURROCK residents take a keen interest in the possible development of a massive Paramount resort just across the water. So, we thought we would give you an update courtesy of Kent Online. The chief executive of the developer of a Paramount resort in Kent has stepped down days after questions were raised about one of […]
SOUP is a global phenomenon that has transformed communities by encouraging micro-enterprise in local communities, so Riverside Community Big Local thought “we could do that here!”.
THE Apprenticeship Levy – a business tax or business opportunity?
THE McDonald’s restaurants on in Orsett and Tilbury have been awarded ‘Platinum’ at the annual independent Loo of the Year awards – dubbed the ‘Toilet Oscars’ – which recognises and rewards the best washrooms across the UK. Franchisee Gerry Byrne and crew scooped up the ‘Platinum Awards’ for the quality of the toilet facilities at […]
THURROCK-based business Wyldecrest Parks is tremendously proud to announce that the company’s bid to host the 2018 Fly Casting World Championship has been successful, allowing Port Haverigg
PENTALVER has announced a further investment in its materials handling resources after concluding a new £5million deal with asset management and engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment. One of the UK’s foremost providers of container-related services, Pentalver is adding 19 new Hyster machines to its fleet following a detailed tender process involving an in-depth assessment of […]
IN a bid to protect services in Thurrock Council’s ongoing ambition to be more self-sustaining, sponsorship opportunities are being made available across the borough.
SHOPPERS in Lakeside are set to benefit as a host of exciting fashion brands have become available at the Tesco store and, to celebrate, the store held a special community event when a cheque for £1,000 was presented to Little Haven Hospice.
ORSETT Hall were very proud to be sponsoring the Business Woman of the Year category at the Countywide Business Awards which culminated in a glittering awards ceremony at Crowne Plaza Resort just before Christmas. Andrea Ince, Marketing Manager of Orsett Hall met each of the Finalists and had the very hard decision of picking just […]
EMPLOYERS have yet to fully consider the implications of a major shift in the reporting of employment tribunal verdicts, according to legal experts who fear companies could feel compelled to settle out of court, or might even introduce ‘blacklists’ of litigants, as a result reports www.cipd.co.uk Any member of the public will be able to […]
NATIONAL Express Group PLC (“National Express”) has reached an in principle agreement for Trenitalia, the passenger rail transportation company part of FS Italiane Group, to acquire the c2c franchise. Completion of the acquisition is conditional upon final consent from the Department for Transport and is expected to occur within the next three to four weeks. […]
Essex Chambers and DP World host visit by Minister of State for Trade and Investment to London Gateway Container Terminal
Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, Minister of State for Trade and Investment, visited DP World London Gateway Port and Logistics park at Stanford Le Hope to find out more about the work of the container terminal and to meet with Chamber members from across Essex.
THE centre, opening in January 2017, will provide construction training opportunities for local people, allowing students to study building trades such as painting and decorating, carpentry and joinery, brickwork and plastering, plus construction management.
WE are not sure how he has done it. Linford’s Courtney Wood may not be sure as to how he has done it but nonetheless, the young man has made it to the final two of BBC1’s The Apprentice.
ONE of the highlights of Essex Chambers of Commerce’ events programme is the Annual County Lunch and this year’s event held at Stockbrook Manor, Billericay was no exception.
ONE of the UK’s fastest growing supermarkets is setting up a distribution facility at DP World London Gateway.
THURROCK businessman, Courtney Wood has made it to the final of BBC1’s The Apprentice.
A local charity is spreading their message far and wide thanks to a freight company in Thurrock. Uniserve, which undertakes deliveries and collections of import and export freight, have been supporting local children’s hospice, Little Havens for 15 years, donating more than £340,000 since then. One of Uniserve’s lorries, which measures 16.9metres long and 2.6metres […]
THURROCK’S Courtney Wood is the last male survivor of this years version of BBC1’s The Apprentice. But it was also perhaps, the first week in which cracks started to appear in Courtney’s performance.
A port chaplain at Tilbury and London Gateway docks has won an award for services to seafarers.
AS part of their engagement with key bodies in the county, Essex Chambers of Commerce, hosted a dinner for Christian Brodie, the new Chairman of the South East Local Enterprise Partnership, to meet businesses from across Essex.
NOVEMBER has been a busy month for Palmer’s College. This month has seen the College welcome visitors from three large international organisations