BELLWAY has finished construction work on the first phase of homes at Renovo in Thurrock.
DARREN Bennett owns one of Essex’ top restaurants The Magic Mushroom in Billericay, Essex. After what has been one of the toughest years in history for all hospitality and indeed other sectors, Darren welcomed today’s Budget announcements. Darren has been the owner and executive chef of The Magic Mushroom since 1996. Today’s budget announcements extending […]
THE sites for the eight freeports in England have been revealed as part of the Chancellor’s Budget.
DP WORLD in the UK today announces that London Gateway’s Logistics Park will fast-track the delivery of a speculative 146,000 sq ft green warehouse facility before the end of 2021 to meet the rapidly growing demand for premium warehousing space in the South East of England. This follows the letting upon completion of LG231, a 230,000 sq ft warehouse facility, to P&O Ferrymasters last year.
A ROOFING company has been fined after an employee fell through an industrial roof light, sustaining fatal injuries.
PLANS for Thames Enterprise Park, the billion-pound regeneration vision for the former Coryton oil refinery, have taken a significant step forward this week with the developers submitting a package of additional information to Thurrock Borough Council
ENTREPRENEUR accounting professional inspires Business students Access to Higher Education Business Management students were inspired by CEO and Founder of Jola Strategic, Laura Hicks, on developing her financial strategy business and the challenges of running one through COVID-19.
OVER half a million businesses who deferred VAT payments last year can now join the new online VAT Deferral New Payment Scheme to pay it in smaller monthly instalments, HMRC has announced today (23 February).
YOUNGER workers have borne the brunt of the job losses during the Covid crisis, official figures show, as the unemployment rate continues to rise.
FROM today, Morrisons is offering cuts of pork, gammon, sausages and bacon at knockout prices, to help British pig farmers. Britain is a significant exporter of pork. However, for the last six weeks the EU has taken substantially less British meat. As a consequence, a pork mountain is building up on British farms, and pig […]
THE Thames Estuary Growth Board (TEGB) announced today it has hired strategic advisory firm MediaLink, an Ascential company, to handle a through-the-line analysis of the region’s digital landscape, which will support an explosion of development across the media, production, entertainment, leisure, energy, housing, river crossing, river freight, and education sectors and is expected to create […]
SELF Assessment taxpayers will not be charged a 5% late payment penalty if they pay their tax or set up a payment plan by 1 April, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced.
PORT of Tilbury, London’s fastest growing port, has reached the final of the prestigious annual Logistics Awards. The port has been shortlisted in the ‘New Facility’ category for their recently opened terminal, Tilbury2.
St. Modwen Homes has expanded its partnership with CHP, the Essex-based housing association, to deliver affordable homes at its Bennett’s Fields development in South Ockendon.
DP WORLD today announces that London Gateway, Britain’s fastest growing container terminal, is now the UK port of call for two new major international shipping services, connecting the economies of Western Europe with the Eastern Mediterranean, North Africa and Russia.
THE ban on evictions in England is to be extended until the end of March, the government has announced reports the BBC.
It is free to apply for Marriage Allowance and HMRC is encouraging customers to claim directly through its online portal to ensure they receive 100% of the tax relief they are eligible for.
DURING National Apprenticeship Week 2021 (8th to 14th February), two apprentices from Thurrock are calling on local people and their fellow colleagues to pursue the career
WORK has started on a £34m project to improve flood defences at a port on the Thames estuary.
DP World and UNICEF have announced a wide-ranging partnership to support the global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and related immunisation supplies in low- and lower-middle-income countries.
LIDL is to give frontline store and warehouse staff a one-off £200 bonus in thanks for their ongoing work through the pandemic reports The Grocer.
By Local Democracy Reporter A NEW freeport will hugely bolster employment in Thurrock, a leading councillor has proclaimed. DP World and Forth Ports are bidding for a new Thames Freeport, with London Gateway, the Port of Tilbury and Ford’s Dagenham engine plant with the Thames Enterprise Park at its heart. Thames Enterprise Park is a […]
LONDON’S leading provider of river, road and rail freight solutions, Walsh, has signed a 20-year agreement with the Port of Tilbury to help to meet the capital’s demand for construction materials in the most sustainable way.
THE bid for a freeport on the Thames is now even stronger. Thames Enterprise Park – a 669-acre former oil refinery development site shortly to become a manufacturing, logistics and clean energy hub – is joining the bid.