C2C passengers can now access customised travel information for each door-to-door journey through the new c2c Rail Updates service. The service provides passengers with personalised journey updates, including details of real-time disruption, alternative travel routes and business alerts, delivered via the popular Messenger and WhatsApp channels. Passengers can access the service by using the ‘Check […]
THAMES Freeport is experiencing sky high demand from businesses wanting to relocate to its investment zone, as the influx looks set to transform the economic fortunes of the Thames Estuary in the 2020s. That is the verdict from Ford, DP World and Forth Ports on the 12 month anniversary of the Government’s announcement that it […]
Abuse, threats and violence against shop workers remain high, confidence in reporting incidents is low
RETAIL trade union Usdaw has today published shocking statistics from their annual survey of nearly 3,500 retail staff, which show that in the last twelve months:
PAUL Scully, MP, Minister for London, has visited the Thames Estuary, the UK’s biggest growth opportunity, for a tour along the River Thames from Tower Pier to Tilbury.
TEAM Tevva members are pictured with Port of Tilbury’s John Speakman and Thurrock MP Jackie Doyle-Price, after they took our truck to the Port. They were there recently to discuss potential future partnerships with London’s principal and ‘greenest’ port, where the vast majority of the capital’s building materials and other bulk cargos arrive into the […]
SITUATED on the doorstep of Europe’s largest consumer market, the new 150,000 sq ft distribution hub will provide Transmec UK – a leading transport and logistics company – with access to supply chain solutions, high quality warehousing and unparalleled road and rail links. As a central pillar of Thames Freeport, London Gateway also offers an […]
AS part of this year’s National Apprenticeship Week (7-11 Feb) The Port of Tilbury, the UK’s fastest growing port, awarded ten apprentices with their Level 2 Warehousing & Distribution Apprenticeship certificates following the successful completion of a two-year course.
DP World’s two UK ports handled a record volume of cargo in 2021, after the leading provider of smart logistics solutions met growing customer demand with major investments in capability and capacity.
TWO apprentices who work at Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Tilbury are encouraging others to become an apprentice and pursue their careers as Amazon announces the expansion of its apprenticeship programme with the addition of 1,500 full-time positions across the UK in 2022 including over 200 degree-level apprenticeships.
WE have really exciting opportunities to work in homecare within Thurrock.
A NUMBER of virtual webinars are taking place throughout National Apprenticeship Week this year, providing an exciting insight into how apprenticeships can provide people of all ages with the skills and experience to develop their career.
FOUR million customers are yet to submit their completed Self Assessment tax return and pay any tax owed ahead of the deadline on 31 January, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has warned. More than 12.2 million customers are expected to complete a tax return for the 2020/21 tax year. HMRC is urging the millions of […]
CORY, one of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management companies, has today announced the acquisition of McGrath Group, an independent recycling and waste management company based in Barking, East London. McGrath Group’s facilities include a waste transfer station which currently receives more than 300,000 tonnes of recyclable and non-recyclable waste per annum, a wharf, and a materials recycling facility (MRF).
THE cost of living rose at its fastest pace in nearly 30 years in the 12 months to December, driven mainly by higher food and energy bills reports the BBC.
AVERAGE pay rises are failing to keep up with the rise in the cost of living, the latest official statistics show reports the BBC.
NEXT has cut sick pay for unvaccinated staff who must self-isolate because of Covid exposure and in some cases for workers who test positive, the BBC has learned.
‘Unprecedented’ demand leads DP World to build second speculative London Gateway Warehouse in less than a year
DP WORLD in the UK today announces that it will fast-track the delivery of a speculative 119,000 sq ft green warehouse at London Gateway’s port-centric Logistics Park to meet unprecedented demand for space at the freeport site.
VIRGIN Mobile and O2 phone users will not face roaming charges following announcements by other networks to reintroduce extra fees after Brexit reports the BBC. It means customers travelling to Europe will be able to use their mobile data and make calls and texts on the same deal as they have in the UK. Vodafone, […]
APPLICATIONS for the government’s new Omicron Hospitality and Leisure grant are now open.
ALDI has supported local charities, community groups and food banks in Essex by donating 9,520 meals to people in need this Christmas.
LAKESIDE Shopping Centre is celebrating the end of an ‘extremely positive’ year that has seen a staggering 15 new retailers join the centre plus several refurbishments – with more to come in 2022.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed that 2,828 customers filed their Self Assessment tax return on Christmas Day, compared to 2,700 in 2020.
GENEROUS employees at the Port of Tilbury have made a donation of 115 gifts to Changing Pathways, just in time for Christmas.
THE chancellor needs to “get his act together” and provide support for struggling hospitality businesses, the boss of two restaurant chains has said reports the BBC. David Page, chairman of the firm which runs the Real Greek and Franco Manca, said Rishi Sunak needed to provide financial help “in the next 24 hours”. He said […]