ESSEX Chambers of Commerce latest business initiative is designed to help businesses gain access to potential contracts in some of the major construction and development projects that are planned for the county in the coming months and years.
STAFF at Ford’s Dunton site are this week set to be asked to show their interest in taking voluntary redundancies – as the company moves forward with its extensive Europe-wide restructuring plan.
A TEAM of pupils from The Gateway Academy have been named winners of this year’s Thurrock’s Next Top Boss competition. The contest, which tasks students with working with local employers on real business challenges, concluded with an awards evening at South Essex College’s Thurrock Campus last night (Thursday, 28 March). Thurrock’s Next Top Boss is […]
PORT of Tilbury, London’s major port, has completed its new major storage expansion at the port’s Grain Terminal as part of the growth strategy. The new flat store increases the capacity by an additional 16,000 metric tonnes of both import and export wheat.
HMV’S store at intu Lakeside has re-opened.
THE mounting uncertainty on the back of the UK’s indecisiveness over Brexit is “alarming” global businesses and making financial institutions nervous and the ongoing trade tensions between the US and China is adding to their woes, the chairman of DP World said reports the National.
Family and first time buyer homes launch at Redrow’s new development REDROW is launching a collection of three and four bedroom homes at The Shires, the housebuilders brand new development in Bulphan, to the west of Basildon. The new homes from the award-winning Heritage Collection will launch on Saturday 30th March. Redrow’s Heritage Collection homes […]
“IN the event of a no deal Brexit we have robust contingency plans in place that will minimise the potential for disruption”.
BRITISH Food delivery company Deliveroo is continuing its UK expansion, launching today in Grays. This means that locals can now order food from a range of restaurants, partnering with 30 eateries and takeaways by the end of the year.
LAST Wednesday 50 students from Thurrock schools met at the Thurrock Cruise Terminal to take part in this year’s Technology Tournament. The event was organised by the Rotary Club of Grays Thurrock, South Essex College and supported by the Tilbury Cruise Terminal.
EUROVIA has launched a new, highly automated production plant in Grayswhich aims to produce materials that prolong the life of highway assets and cut transportation costs. The firm said the plant is the most automated polymer modified bitumen and emulsion plant in Europe and, at £7m, is the biggest ever single capital expenditure project by […]
AS part of our Grays Lives project, we have conducted a number of interviews at the Old Courthouse business hub in Grays.
Council seeks to inspire prospective new apprentices during National Apprenticeship Week THURROCK Council is encouraging people of all ages and backgrounds to consider an apprenticeship as a route to an exciting new career. The council has hosted a variety of events during National Apprenticeship Week, promoting apprenticeships as a genuine alternative to college, university and […]
A BRAND new, two-level Zara store opened their doors on Friday (8 March) at intu Lakeside.
BUSINESSES in the creative, cultural and digital sectors are being encouraged to take advantage of a new £5.1million grants and support programme being spearheaded by Thurrock Council.
HOWARD Tenens has made a series of changes to its leadership team following the retirement of Keith Charlton.
ARE you excited about engineering, passionate about learning and want to work as part of a team to transform Britain’s rail network? If so, an apprenticeship at Network Rail Anglia could be for you.
AN apprentice from Basildon is calling on local people and his fellow colleagues to pursue the career they have always wanted by applying for an apprenticeship during National Apprenticeship Week 2019.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is urging business owners in the East of England to prepare now and consider three steps to ensure their businesses can continue to trade with the EU if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
THE Port of Tilbury, the UK’s fastest growing port, has appointed GRAHAM to deliver their new multimillion pound port terminal, Tilbury2. The port received development consent from the Secretary of State for Transport to build the new port last week and will now work with GRAHAM to begin construction of the port immediately.
AS part of the Grays Lives Project, we have been visiting businesses that work out of the Old Courthouse in the heart of Grays.
PORT of Tilbury, London’s major port, scooped the Rail Freight and Logistics Excellence industry accolade at this year’s Rail Business Awards at a ceremony on 21 February 2019 in central London.
A HUSBAND and wife from Tilbury celebrated fifty years of marital bliss with a walk down the aisle at the local Amazon fulfilment centre.
A NEW new port for Tilbury has been given formal consent by the Secretary of State for Transport. Tilbury2 will be built next to the Port of Tilbury. The plans are part of Forth Ports Group’s £1bn investment programme and would see the volume of cargo handled at Tilbury double across the quay from 16m […]