That saving can be claimed at any time for the current year but if firms wish to claim back as far as 01 April 2007 they must do so before the deadline of Thursday 30 September 2010.
Thurrock-based business MB-HS Group has recently completed a Knowledge Thurrock Innovation Associates (KTIA) project to help increase sales and promote carbon reduction. The project involved Innovation Associate Jess Brown identifying and researching a new range of products for MB-HS Ltd to retail online which fit criteria specified by Managing Director Andrew McCormack.
Council “a bit part player in its own movie” as watchdog criticises Thurrock Council’s role in the regeneration agenda. “To address these successfully, the Council must play a bigger role in enabling and embedding local growth, especially in partnership.”
What it will cover: How to understand the language of your audience; How a PR strategy fits into a marketing strategy; The difference between PR and advertising; What can PR do for my business; What makes a good story.
BRIDE-TO-BE Rachael Coleman perhaps best summed it up in her interview when she said: “I really like the atmosphere at the wedding fair. Everyone is so helpful but what is important is that there isn’t a hard-sell. You feel really comfortable just browsing. But I will be sure to tell my friends to come next time”.
A Damning Audit Commission report has exposed the financial mis-management of Thurrock Council prior to Labour taking over in May as putting the borough’s finances “close to bankruptcy”. The report also highlights the financial and man-management challenges that face the new team of Chief Executive Graham Farrant and Leader of the Council, John Kent.
South West Essex FSB Chairman, David Miles said: “When the new Leader of the Council was elected Essex FSB wrote asking for regular meetings with him and after an initial meeting we are still waiting for further meetings to be held; on 05 August 2010 we wrote to the new Chief Executive asking him for a meeting and we are still waiting for a reply.
Essex FSB (Federation of Small Businesses) is urging Thurrock Council to review its procurement procedures after another major contract has been awarded to a national firm leaving local businesses without council contracts after 40 years of working with the local authority. South West Essex FSB Chairman, David Miles said: “We believe the latest contract to […]
Essex FSB spokesman for Thurrock, Ross Bannister, said: “Our members tell us that community based radio is something they support as it is local and targets the audiences which local businesses, particularly retailers, wish to reach.
Italian wine producer Zonin has signed a contract with London City Bond to store and distribute wine at its Tilbury depot.
Set in the opulent grounds of the eighteenth century country house in North Stifford, there is a warm and welcoming feel to the Hotel that sets the perfect tone and atmosphere for any christmas celebration.
A strategy outline for the group at its latest creditor presentation looked at raising up to $19.4bn to appease creditors.
The museum is intended to explore for the first time the interlinked stories of London’s industrialisation, trade, energy, commodities, migration, wealth creation, seafaring and shipbuilding.
Residents were shocked to discover that a newspaper article (Aug 2008) from www.roadtransport.com where Transportation Manager Ed Vokes is quoted as saying that the council wanted lorry drivers to use the Titan Lorry Park.
The four-acre Tilbury Railport is an established and proven common-user facility. Unlike the other rail terminals at the London port, Tilbury Railport offers open access to all train operators for any type of unitised traffic.
The workshop, which is supported by East of England Development Agency (EEDA) through the European Regional Development Fund, will take place on Thursday, 9th September between 0830 and 1100.
“Widening the survey to Essex postcodes saw Havering London Borough Council leading the way with a massive 78.5 per cent of its revenue budget (£79.5 million) and Thurrock with nearly 60% while Colchester Borough Council spent the least at 15 per cent of its budget (£8.7 million).
PC World and Apple underwhelming sales techniques doesn’t impress “Mystery Shopper” while Best Buy gain Full Marks.
According to Chrys Rampley, RHA security and infrastructure manager, the planning system needs to be shaken up to prevent local authorities derailing parking proposals. “We have seen a site take eight years to get planning permission – Basildon – which opened in March 2010 and not many firms can withstand that.
The UAE Ambassador to the UK and the CEO of DP World have visited the London Gateway port development to inspect dredging work being carried out on the UK’s first deep sea port in over 20 years.
French container transportation and shipping group CMA CGM Group has announced the introduction of two new calls at the UK port of Tilbury and the Portuguese capital Lisbon as part of its French Europe Med Express (Femex) service, which links North Europe to Greece and Turkey.
Small businesses are set to be at the heart of the newly created local enterprise partnerships following a meeting between the Department of Communities and Local Government and the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) earlier this week.
YourThurrock caught up with Jennifer at the Brand Academy session at Palmer’s College. We asked Jennifer how she got involved, what role she plays adn what, in her opinion does Next Top Boss mean to the borough.
R3, the insolvency trade body, has published a ‘bankruptcy map’ which reveals that Thurrock had the third highest number of new personal insolvency cases. According to the survey, Thurrock had 338 new cases. Only Torbay and West Devon were higher.