Tuesday, October 3, 2023


Amazon Tilbury hosts summertime celebration

THE team from Amazon in Tilbury invited family and friends to a party at Amazon's fulfilment centre in Tilbury recently to celebrate the end of the summer season.

Essex Wildlife Trust and c2c unveil new mural at Thorpe Bay station

CONSERVATION charity, Essex Wildlife Trust and rail operator c2c have joined forces to turn the waiting room at Thorpe Bay station into a gateway...

Thousands lose benefits after tax credits overpaid

CAMPAIGNERS fear thousands more people face benefit deductions because of tax credit debts they didn’t know about reports the BBC. In excess of 800,000 households...

Essex Police explain increasing uses of Criminal Behaviour Orders against shoplifters

CRIMINAL behaviour orders help to divert shoplifters from offending and keep retail staff and customers safe claim Essex Police.

Volta Trucks announces major distribution trial

VOLTA Trucks has announced that global transport and logistics company DSV is trialling its zero-emission trucks.

Lakeside’s Hollywood Bowl’s search for unsung heroes

HOLLYWOOD Bowl centres across the south east are leaving no pin standing as they embark on a search to find unsung heroes who have made a striking impact on their communities.

ASDA launch new 132 product cooking range

TO help customers to get more adventurous in the kitchen, without breaking the bank, Asda has announced the launch of a new 132-product strong scratch-cooking range.

Tevva to merge with NASDAQ-listed ElectraMeccanica

A MAKER of lorries powered by green energy plans to merge with NASDAQ-listed ElectraMeccanica reports businesscloud.co.uk

Thurrock Council listed in top ten councils with biggest increase in business rates

THURROCK Council has made the top ten list of councils with the biggest increase in business rates over the last five years, according to new research by BPI Asset Disposal Solutions.

UK wages grow at record annual rate

WAGES grew at a record annual pace between April and June, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reports the BBC.

Confidence nose dives amongst small businesses in the East of England

SMALL businesses in the East of England are reporting a big drop in confidence, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), as they continue to battle record inflation, rising costs, and reduced consumer spending.

One-stop-shop to help businesses save money and go green

BRITISH businesses will be able to access brand new advice and support to reduce their energy bills while cutting their carbon emissions.

Wilko collapses into administration after failing to secure deal

WILKO, the High Street homeware retailer, has collapsed into administration after failing to secure a rescue deal.

Brands increase promotions following decline in footfall: Retail expert’s guidance on securing the best deals

HIGH street retailers are being hit by declining sales in July due to a reduction in footfall, as a result of the continuous poor weather. As a result, many retailers are ramping up their promotional activity, offering deals and discounts to tempt shoppers back to the high street reports

Mears Group’s drive for customer service excellence continues

MEARS Group is continuing to focus on providing the best service to its residents and service users as is releases its Annual Customer Scrutiny Board Report and is working with the Centre for Governance and Scrutiny (CfGS) to develop a scrutiny accreditation which will be the first of its kind.

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