Business support project deliver nearly 1,000 new jobs THE Growth Hub, a business support initiative operating across East Sussex, Kent, Medway, Essex, Southend and Thurrock, has worked with more than 4,400 firms to help create nearly 1,000 new jobs, figures show. A report into the South East Business Hub project which supports companies across the […]
NEXT Thursday (15th August 2019) will see students across the country anxiously open their A-Level results. And whilst many teens will be looking forward to heading off to university, NICEIC, the UK’s leading name for registered electricians, is reminding school and college leavers in the East of England to consider other viable alternatives.
THURROCK’S biggest shopping centre could undergo a major transformation that would include the creation of a new bus station, a multi-storey car park and a town square.
FORTH Ports today announces, in partnership with Direct Rail Services (DRS) and Eddie Stobart, that the rail service which provides a regular weekend link between the Port of Tilbury and the Port of Grangemouth, Scotland’s largest port, is to be made permanent.
A SECOND pay victory for contract workers employed at Ford Dagenham has been notched up by Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest union.
CONTACT the Elderly Thurrock were treated today to a fabulous tea party at the Stifford Hotel hosted by Wyldecrest Parks Charitable Trust.
THE Port of Tilbury hosted the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt. Hon. Sajid Javid MP, and the Home Secretary, the Rt. Hon. Priti Patel MP, today for an overview of its expanding operations – including a new port terminal, Tilbury2 – and its contingency planning for the UK’s departure from the European Union.
A DYNAMIC care company is making a great impression in Thurrock.
DETAILED plans for a major distribution centre that will bring more than a thousand jobs to south Essex have been approved by Thurrock Council.
FOLLOWING the publication by Highways England of their 2018 Lower Thames Crossing Consultation update, Essex Chambers of Commerce have welcomed the support shown by consultees for the proposals.
TODAY, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) – which includes Essex Chambers of Commerce – has written to incoming Prime Minister, Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, setting out 15 urgent, immediate steps that the PM must address on arrival in Downing Street to boost business confidence and stimulate the UK economy.
WITH its focus on boosting the area’s productivity, more than 200 leaders from the public and private sector attended the South East Local Enterprise Partnership’s (SELEP) Annual Conference and heard how more than £90 million had been invested in projects to improve the region’s economy in the last year,
THURROCK Lifestyle Solutions (TLS) is a social enterprise which means that any profits go back into the business. They really like to encourage more people to set them up. Have you got a passion for social justice? Do you think you can make a difference to your community? This local course teaches you how to […]
MORRISONS is to launch a £2 million apprenticeship fund which will be used to train the farmers of the future. The funding will be used to ensure that British farming has enough people being trained to meet the UK’s food needs. The average age of UK farmers is 59 and only 3% of UK farmers […]
ALONGSIDE its half year results yesterday, Ocado confirmed that its fifth Customer Fulfilment Centre (CFC) in the UK will be located in Purfleet.
THE Amazon fulfilment centre in Tilbury is honouring veterans and reservists who have joined Amazon’s UK Operations over the last eight years.
THE owner of an independent café in Grays has accused Thurrock Council of using a photograph of him to promote the redevelopment of the Civic Centre – a scheme that will lead to the demolition of his business. Sadik Alakirik, owner of the Angel Café in Grays, said his business took a downturn after it […]
LOWER Thames Crossing project director Tim Jones is set to leave his post, New Civil Engineer can reveal.
BOOKMAKER William Hill has said it plans to close about 700 betting shops, which could lead to 4,500 job losses.
TODAY, Amazon announced that it will create 2,000 new jobs in the UK during 2019, in a move that will take its total permanent workforce to more than 29,500 by the end of the year.
THE carnage gripping Britain’s retail sector is on the brink of claiming another victim with the specialist bathrooms chain Bathstore close to appointing administrators.
THE concrete pour of the first slab of the Tilbury2 roll on /roll off terminal took place this week (see image) by main contractor GRAHAM civils and Gill Civil
DP World has started work on a new 231,000 sq ft warehouse at its London Gateway Logistics Park.
Named LG231, the facility – which is sited on the north of the 9.25million sq ft Logistics Park, located just 25 miles from Central London – will be ready for occupation in December 2019.
FORTH Ports, one of the largest Port Groups in the UK, has rolled out Reactec’s innovative wearable system which monitors the vibration exposure experienced by power tool users to reduce the risk of developing the incurable HAVS* condition.